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Buellton site in film “Sideways” home to new winery

Visitors who recall tasting at the rustic Sanford Winery shack that appeared in the  movie “Sideways” or at Alma Rosa when it was located there are likely to be especially interested in the opening of the new Peake Ranch Winery and tasting room at the landmark site. Peake Ranch began welcoming the public in a Read More →

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Deckers’ net income soars to beat analyst estimates  

Staff Report I 54 mins ago

Goleta-based Deckers Brands topped $2 billion in sales in 2019, up more than 6 percent from the previous year, after a fourth quarter that saw Read More →

HG Insights partners with Marketo on new product  

Staff Report I 1 hour ago

HG Insights announced a new product May 23 developed in partnership with Adobe-owned marketing automation firm Marketo. The Santa Barbara marketing intelligence company combined its Read More →

Santa Barbara Airport kicks off summer services  

Staff Report I 7 hours ago

Memorial Day weekend will herald the beginning of the summer travel season at the Santa Barbara Airport. Minneapolis-based Sun Country Airlines resumed its seasonal direct Read More →

Ventura County Community Foundation wants to triple assets by 2026  

Staff Report I 24 hours ago

The Ventura County Community Foundation has announced an ambitious goal of tripling in size to around $500 million in assets by 2026. VCCF CEO Vanessa Read More →

Amgen offers to acquire Nuevolution for $167 million  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Amgen, the $100 billion biotech giant based in Thousand Oaks, announced an all-cash offer May 22 to acquire Copenhagen-based research institute Nuevolution for $167 million. Read More →

SLO airport has big impact on regional economy  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport has an annual impact of $85.24 million on the San Luis Obispo County economy, according to an economic Read More →

Carbajal pushes for Vandenberg to be home of U.S. Space Command  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

California’s senators and Congressman Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, penned a letter in support of Vandenberg Air Force Base and the Central Coast as the new Read More →

Ventura County community’s tap water determined by the state as undrinkable  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

El Rio, a community near Oxnard, learned its drinking water was deemed unsafe to consume by The State Water Resource Control Board’s drinking water division, Read More →

Blair: Boutique hotels opening across the Central Coast  

Annabelle Blair I 6 days ago

  Four new hotels have opened recently or will open soon in the Tri-Counties. • Kirkwood Collection will introduce its newest property, Hideaway Santa Barbara, Read More →

The Trade Desk grows profit but misses analyst estimates  

Marissa Nall I 6 days ago

The Trade Desk stock took a hit after the company reported a 41 percent increase in revenue to $121 million for the first quarter but Read More →

Tri-county cities adapt to rising tide of tourism  

Annabelle Blair I 6 days ago

For San Luis Obispo County residents, quality of life trumps visitor experience even as a flow of tourism dollars and increasing national brand awareness continues Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Dearth of acronyms underscores major shift for markets  

Henry Dubroff I 6 days ago

You can tell the global markets are going through uncertain times because we are in the middle of a serious acronym drought. These days the Read More →

Coding in Westlake: Microduino products teach kids fundamentals of electronics  

Marissa Nall I 6 days ago

Bin Feng wanted to clean up the messy wiring and complex coding of robotics, and in the process he found a way to educate the Read More →

MannKind stock shoots up after taking its insulin Down Under  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Westlake Village-based biotech MannKind announced a distribution agreement with Australian Medical & Scientific Ltd. for its inhalable insulin product Afrezza May 16. The news sent Read More →

Kashkari: Fed needs new approach to monetary policy  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

A too-tight monetary policy has left the Federal Reserve with little in its tool belt to respond to a future economic downturn, leaving it questioning Read More →

Salem Media radio show to air on television  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Camarillo-based radio and publishing company Salem Media Group will be expanding into TV with a deal to air its nationally-syndicated radio program, “The Eric Metaxas Read More →

Fespar Enterprises selects developer for Santa Barbara waterfront hotel  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The Robert Green Company has entered into an exclusive agreement with Fespar Enterprises LLC for the development of a world-class luxury resort on the Santa Read More →

Cal Fire says PG&E equipment started Camp fire  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Updated May 16 at 10 a.m. to include a statement from PG&E. Cal Fire officials confirmed May 15 that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. equipment Read More →

Heavy rain dampens earnings outlook for Limoneira  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Santa Paula lemon grower and distributor Limoneira warned of a saturated market for lemons after heavy rain in Southern California boosted output in a note Read More →

Tri-county stocks plunge as U.S.-China trade war escalates  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

Devolving trade negotiations knocked more than $3.8 billion from the value of tri-county stocks as markets plunged into a steep decline May 13. Much of Read More →

San Luis Obispo business expo to be held May 15  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce will host its 25th annual business expo on May 15 at the Alex Madonna Expo Center in San Read More →

Salem Media beats analyst’s income estimates  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Camarillo-based radio and publishing company Salem Media Group reported a 5.2 percent loss in revenue of $60.5 million for the first quarter ended March 3, Read More →

Good Works: Nixon Peabody attorneys ride Justice Bus to Santa Maria  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Nixon Peabody, which has an office in Los Angeles that serves Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, offered pro bono work to Santa Maria residents through Read More →

Office asking rents up in U.S., vacancies flat  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Office absorption remains robust, leading office asking rents to increase by 1 percent nationally during the first quarter, according to the Yardi Matrix National Office Read More →

Professional athletes support Woolsey fire victims  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

A pair of sports celebrities were slated to be on hand May 10 at the Yarrow YMCA in Westlake Village as California Strong handed out Read More →