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Teledyne Technologies buys West Virginia firm  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Thousand Oaks scientific and technical instruments company Teledyne Technologies announced that it had purchased West Virginia-based Falcon Analytical Systems & Technologies Oct. 16. The move Read More →

Amgen launches Humira biosimilar in Europe  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Amgen’s biosimilar Amgevita, an alternative to the world’s best-selling drug Humira, launched in European markets, the company announced Oct. 16. The launch follows a timeline Read More →

MannKind stock soars after it closes $105 million deal  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Westlake Village-based MannKind shares soared more than 16 percent Oct. 16 with the announcement that it had closed its $105 million deal with Maryland-based United Read More →

Silver Air expands operation to Teterboro Airport  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Santa Barbara-based Silver Air, a private jet management and charter company, has opened its East Coast base of operations at Teterboro Airport with a Gulfstream Read More →

Identity Medical Group merges with Dignity Health  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Identity Medical Group, which offers adult, pediatric and family medicine in Ventura County, is merging with Dignity Health and changing its name to Dignity Health Read More →

Chumash plan to build $32 million museum  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians announced plans for a $32 million Santa Ynez Chumash Museum and Cultural Center on Oct. 15. The new Read More →

Navy names ship after city of Santa Barbara  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

The Navy's next combat ship will be named USS Santa Barbara, in honor of the city of Santa Barbara, Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer Read More →

Westerlay Orchids buys 39 acres in Oxnard for greenhouse  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Carpinteria flower grower Westerlay Orchids announced Oct. 15 that it had purchased 39 acres in Oxnard for a new greenhouse facility. The 24-acre greenhouse plan Read More →

Rincon Venture Partners-backed Rentlytics acquired by RealPage  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Rincon Venture Partners-backed Rentlytics announced its acquisition by Richardson, Texas software firm RealPage on Oct. 12, netting another exit for the Santa Barbara venture capital Read More →

Downtown Organization of Santa Barbara hires new executive director  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Carrie Kelly has been selected as the new executive director of the Downtown Organization of Santa Barbara, according to a Business Times source who requested Read More →

Good Works: Toy drive benefits Ventura-based military families  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

RE/MAX Gold Coast Realtor Gillian Bartley is hosting a holiday toy drive through Nov. 15. The community can drop off toys in the $10-$25 range Read More →

Hub101 startup incubator expands to Ventura  

Marissa Nall I 5 days ago

Updated at 2:55 p.m. Oct. 12: The entrepreneurial engine of East Ventura County will expand its reach into Ventura when Hub101 launches in the former Read More →

Top tri-county tourist attractions at a glance  

Annabelle Blair I 6 days ago

San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties are hot spots for tourism with an array of attractions and activities enjoyed by visitors and locals Read More →
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Dubroff: Business Times launches projects to improve our products  

Henry Dubroff I 6 days ago

The Pacific Coast Business Times is rolling out several new projects this fall. First is “Destinations,” a focus report that will regularly spotlight trends in Read More →

Cottage Health rebuilds Santa Barbara hospital  

Annabelle Blair I 6 days ago

Cottage Health has completed the final phase of its rebuilding construction at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, which added about 134,000 square feet, 90 licensed beds Read More →

Kramer: Savvy gift givers lower taxable income  

Guest commentary I 6 days ago

By Edward Kramer With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the use of qualified charitable distributions from your individual retirement Read More →

Our stance on election ballot measures  

Henry Dubroff I 6 days ago

As Election Day approaches, we’re in a cranky mood. And that mood does not endear us to many of the initiatives on the November ballot. Read More →

Market plunge hits tri-county stocks hard  

Marissa Nall I 6 days ago

Updated at 12:40 p.m. Oct. 12: Tri-county stocks have taken a hit in the latest market dive, led by several of the software and biotech Read More →

Travelers name Santa Barbara as one of the best small cities in U.S.  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Santa Barbara is named as one of the “Best Small Cities in the U.S.” as part of the Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Read More →

Morris & Garritano wins insurance industry awards  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Morris & Garritano, an insurance agency based in San Luis Obispo, has been honored with two industry awards. For the second year in a row, Read More →

Cottage Health unveils reconstruction of Santa Barbara hospital  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Cottage Health unveiled the final phase of its reconstruction at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, which added about 134,000 square feet, 90 licensed beds and two Read More →

SpaceX rocket launches satellite, returns and lands at Vandenberg  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

By Bloomberg News SpaceX launched a commercial satellite for Argentina from Vandenberg Air Force base on Oct. 7. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Read More →

The Trade Desk CEO trades in stock for cash  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

The Trade Desk CEO Jeff Green sold more than 444,000 shares of stock in the Ventura advertising technology company for an average price of $136.40 Read More →

M&A wave engulfs cloud computing firms  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

RightScale, one of the region’s earliest entrants into the cloud management field, became the latest in a string of acquisitions by software firms aiming to Read More →

Tri-county legislators raise their profile  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Call it the year of the Central Coast legislator. From millions of dollars in relief for San Luis Obispo County to a headline-making mandate to Read More →