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Allan Hancock College sells $23 million in bonds for fine arts complex  

Staff Report I 19 hours ago

Allan Hancock College has sold $23 million of the district’s Measure I general obligation bonds, allowing the college to move forward on plans to construct Read More →

Business Times announces Hall of Fame inductee; Best Places to Work  

Chris Officer I 23 hours ago

MindBody co-founder and CEO Rick Stollmeyer is the 18th inductee in the Business Times Hall of Fame. In addition to Stollmeyer's induction, the Business Times Read More →

Montecito hedge fund victim awarded $710,000  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Donna Geck awarded $710,000 plus attorney fees in a judgment for Montecito hedge fund victim Lisa Sands. The ruling consisted Read More →

Housing nonprofit building new corporate headquarters  

Annabelle Blair I 4 days ago

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is looking to break ground on its new 24,000-square-foot, two-story corporate office in San Luis Obispo in May. The housing nonprofit purchased Read More →

Military leaders are good choices for president  

Guest commentary I 4 days ago

By Ritch Eich and Paul Grossgold During every presidential election cycle, we are besieged by endless commentary about the qualifications for the nation’s highest office. Read More →

Our view: 5G rollout will be boon for tri-county tech firms  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

For the Central Coast, the April 16 agreement between tech titans Apple and Qualcomm over the pricing of 5G chips for iPhones is more than Read More →

Backers hope Lompoc space center project launches  

Annabelle Blair I 4 days ago

With space launches at Vandenberg Air Force Base becoming more frequent, bringing in some 200,000 visitors to witness launches in 2018, a proposal for an Read More →

UCSB professor wins Pulitzer Prize for biography  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

UC Santa Barbara Professor Jeffrey Stewart has won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke.” Stewart, a Yale Read More →

Home sales falling in Southern California  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Existing home sales are forecast to remain at muted levels in 2019 and 2020 and the fallout that occurred in 2018 with sales falling 5 Read More →

Sohn says longevity of economic recovery a surprise  

Sanya Kamidi I 4 days ago

Economist Sung Won Sohn sees the extended run of U.S. economic growth as a bit of a windfall that is not expected to end in Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Ventura County needs to fund fix for Highway 101  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

When I started driving the Highway 101 corridor 20 years ago, the freeway through Ventura County was a mess. Traffic slowed to one lane through Read More →

Tri-Counties lands $5.5 million grant towards fire prevention  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) will give out more than $43 million in funds for 66 fire prevention projects across Read More →

Amgen brings Biotech Experience to the East Coast  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Now in its 30th year, the Amgen Foundation’s Amgen Biotech Experience education program is expanding into Tampa, Fla., where it opened a $25 million capability Read More →

LA-based utility takes over Ventura County water provider  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

More than 500 Piru water users came under new management April 16, with an announcement by Los Angeles-based California American Water that it had acquired Read More →

HG Insights integrating technology with Forrester’s research reporting tools  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

The recently rebranded HG Insights announced a deal with Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester April 16 to integrate its data analysis technology into Forrester’s research reporting tools Read More →

CalAmp acquires Synovia Solutions for $50 million  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

Telematics company CalAmp announced its acquisition of Indianapolis startup Synovia Solutions in a $50 million all-cash deal, expanding its reach in vehicle tracking for commercial Read More →

Amgen’s Evenity osteoporosis treatment priced at $21,900 per year  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

Amgen’s newest osteoporosis treatment hit the market April 15 at nearly $22,000 per year for patients. The company received approval for the therapy, called Evenity, Read More →

Silver Air title sponsor for Pacific Coast Open polo tournament  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Silver Air, the private jet management and charter company with operations in Santa Barbara, is returning as title sponsor of the 2019 Silver Air Pacific Read More →

5 fun places to hold a corporate gathering in the Tri-Counties  

Annabelle Blair I 2 weeks ago

Building a great team starts with building morale and camaraderie. From activities that push you outside the office to tasks that engage your critical thinking Read More →

Street Smarts: Gold Coast Recycling wants to bring U.S. markets back  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

George Harrison, general manager of Gold Coast Recycling, said that with China essentially closed as an export market, it’s looking to the U.S. to recycle Read More →

Vital Signs: U.S. office rents going up despite supply growth  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Asking rents for office space in the U.S. averaged $35.91 per square foot annually in February, up 0.7 percent from three months ago, according to Read More →

Good Works: Chumash Indians donate to search dog foundation  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians donated $40,000 to the Santa Paula-based National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, which deploys teams throughout the country and Read More →

San Luis Obispo venture firm Relentless targets new software  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

The founders of Relentless say they see a new gold rush in the Irish Hills of San Luis Obispo, and they intend to strike a Read More →

Blair: Paseo Nuevo mall unveils plans for $20 million renovation  

Annabelle Blair I 2 weeks ago

The owners of Paseo Nuevo, the regional shopping magnet that’s begun showing its age, have taken the wraps off a $20 million facelift. The new Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Boeing taps Amgen’s Bradway to navigate 737 MAX mess  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

It is not often that the CEO of a company in the Tri-Counties gets recruited to deal with a global business disaster. But that’s what Read More →