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AG’s report details improper use of funds by Ventura County Community Foundation  

Joshua Molina I 5 hours ago

Story updated at 2:14 p.m. March 23: The Ventura County Community Foundation improperly used $3.8 million of endowment funds earmarked to support VCCF’s operations and Read More →

Santa Barbara mayor concerned about city’s lack of enough revenue  

Chris Officer I 1 day ago

Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider shared a lot of positive news in her state of the city address at the Lobero Theater on March 22 Read More →

IQMS sponsoring program for metal forming industry  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Paso Robles-based manufacturing software company IQMS announced March 20 that it would sponsor a two-day Strategic Assessment Program for the metal forming industry. The sponsorship Read More →

Teledyne to provide electronics for mission to Jupiter  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

A French space agency awarded nearly $10 million to a subsidiary of Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies to provide infrared detectors and electronics for a mission Read More →

Regulators back Pacific Premier acquisition of Heritage Oaks  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

The board of governors of the Federal Reserve System and the California Department of Business Oversight approved Irvine-based Pacific Premier Bancorp’s acquisition of Heritage Oaks Read More →

East Ventura County startups carve out phone case niche  

Marissa Nall I 6 days ago

Two East Ventura County startups hope to add value for cell phone users and differentiate their products in the crowded accessory market. Providing hands-free use Read More →

Workforce trends challenge for tri-county employers  

Guest commentary I 6 days ago

By Vlad Vaiman To formulate and implement a meaningful talent management strategy in an organization, its top leaders need to understand current workforce trends. These Read More →

American wine legend cultivates viticulture industry  

Tom Bronzini I 6 days ago

If you could bottle what it takes to become an American wine legend, a large part of it would be a mindset to elevate an Read More →

Lawsuit over vacation rental ban allowed to continue  

Joshua Molina I 6 days ago

In a ruling that could have widespread effects on vacation rentals across the Tri-Counties, Ventura judge Mark Borrell denied the city of Santa Barbara’s attempt Read More →

Our view: Ventura creates model for helping homeless  

Henry Dubroff I 6 days ago

Amid the turmoil of November’s election results, it was easy to overlook passage of the Measure O sales tax increase for the city of Ventura. Read More →

Housing affordability crisis solutions elusive  

Joshua Molina I 6 days ago

The housing crisis on the Central Coast is severe and the future of affordability is bleak, according to a panel of experts who spoke at Read More →

93-year-old engineer still designing new cars  

Katie Swalm I 6 days ago

Roy Lunn is best known as the “Godfather of the GT40,” the Mustang muscle car that won him a place in the Automotive Hall of Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Weinman puts a nontraditional focus on ‘Venky’ award  

Henry Dubroff I 6 days ago

When UC Santa Barbara hands out its annual “Venky” award for entrepreneurial leadership each spring, typically it is a top scientist who gets the hardware. Read More →

Agilent Technologies announces dividend, new chairman  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Agilent Technologies announced March 15 that stockholders of record April 4 would receive a quarterly dividend. The life sciences company with offices in Camarillo will Read More →

Pentland invests in Santa Barbara shoe designer SeaVees  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

United Kingdom-based Pentland Brands Limited announced an investment in Santa Barbara shoe designer SeaVees for an undisclosed amount March 15. The deal is part of Read More →

SLO County supervisors deny Phillips 66 rail spur project appeal  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

After more than a full day of listening to public comments, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted March 14 to deny the Read More →

Breast implant maker Sientra narrows fourth quarter losses  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Goleta-based breast implant manufacturer Sientra reduced its net losses for the fourth quarter of 2016 to $8.1 million, compared to $28.3 million for the same Read More →

Oppenheimers give $5.5 million to French Hospital Medical Center  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Story updated at 12:20 p.m. March 14: French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo has received a $5.5 million donation from Peter Oppenheimer, former Read More →

Limoneira narrows first quarter losses  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Net losses and operating losses for Santa Paula citrus grower Limoneira fell by almost half for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017, compared to Read More →

Former iPayment executives face embezzlement charges  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged two former iPayment executives March 10 with causing an estimated $11.6 million in losses to the Westlake Village Read More →

Goleta’s Resonant expands licensing with customer  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Goleta radio frequency front-end filter designer Resonant announced additional licensing with an existing customer March 9. The agreement provides for the development and licensing of Read More →

Santa Barbara’s Movegreen acquires Apollo Moving and Storage  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Santa Barbara eco-friendly moving and storage company Movegreen announced its acquisition of Anaheim-based Apollo Moving and Storage, adding operations in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Read More →

District elections may hurt business interests in Tri-Counties  

Joshua Molina I 2 weeks ago

The district election movement is gaining momentum across the Tri-Counties and the impact could be severe when it comes to business interests. The city of Read More →

Accreditation process helps colleges learn and evolve  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

The reaffirmation of accreditation for the Ventura County Community College District in February followed months of review, self-evaluation and recommendations by the regional accrediting commission Read More →

Author of self-help books assists artists in managing projects  

Katie Swalm I 2 weeks ago

Sam Bennett brings a witty, sunny demeanor to her work as a Carpinteria business owner, artist and author of two self-help books. Bennett calls herself Read More →