Race on for medical supplies and overflow sites

To prepare for what tri-county public health officials expect to be an overwhelming number of coronavirus cases, counties, hospitals and health care systems have been making plans and gathering all of the supplies they can get their hands on while they can. The counties have been trying to coordinate care for the hospital systems as Read More →

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Most tri-county stocks up as national indices dip  

Staff Report I 4 hours ago

National indices fell an average of 1.5 percent March 31 while tri-county stocks managed to stay predominantly in the green. Simi Valley-based tape drive manufacturer Read More →

Gerhardt and Wilson: Everyone must fight COVID-19  

Guest commentary I 1 day ago

By Drs. Nels Gerhardt and Brett Wilson We are emergency physicians at Cottage Health. We live and work in this community, so we are also Read More →

Most tri-county stocks rise along with national indices  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

National indices rose about 3 percent March 30 with the majority of tri-county stocks also climbing. Drone maker AeroVironment, with operations in Simi Valley, had Read More →

Tri-county hospital rebuilds make room for beds  

Tony Biasotti I 4 days ago

The tri-county region, like the rest of California, is likely to face shortages of hospital beds and other medical resources during the coronavirus pandemic, but Read More →

COVID-19 challenging for tri-county spas and salons  

Marissa Nall I 4 days ago

Prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the region’s salon and spa businesses had witnessed a transformation of their business model, moving toward memberships Read More →

Hair: Evictions might be on hold but landlords still want rent  

Amber Hair I 4 days ago

As the end of the month approaches, the question of rent looms — who can pay it, and what happens when people don’t? The answer Read More →

Scolaro: Coronavirus forces leaders to get creative  

Guest commentary I 4 days ago

By Sierra Scolaro When I founded Wayve with a mission to provide the world with easy access to clean water, there was no way I Read More →

Leonard: How coronavirus impacts construction  

Guest commentary I 4 days ago

By Sean Leonard The coronavirus is impacting all of our daily lives in ways we would not have imagined 60 days ago. The situation is Read More →

Our view: COVID-19 is spreading but difficult to forecast  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

After watching the slow but steadily increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the Tri-Counties, we are left with a single question: Is San Luis Obispo Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Predicting the impact of coronavirus on the economy  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

One thing is clear about the coronavirus pandemic — it is moving so fast moving that it is an almost perfect made-for-Twitter event. News updates Read More →

Tri-county coronavirus news you can use  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

DOCTORS FEND OFF VIRUS WITH LEMONS Limoneira, based in Santa Paula, is donating lemons for doctors and nurses in five New York City area hospitals, Read More →

Most tri-county stocks fall as market sinks  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

National indices fell 4 percent March 27 and the majority of tri-county stocks had losses. But the region’s public firms ended the week with a Read More →

Airlines cutting flights at tri-county airports  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Story updated at 3:20 p.m. March 27: Airports are considered an essential business, but for tri-county residents who still need to travel it’s getting increasingly Read More →

Seek Thermal releases device to help businesses screen for coronavirus  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Goleta thermal imaging technology company Seek Thermal announced the release of a new imaging system that aims to help users detect illness like the coronavirus Read More →

SLO County closing parking lots at beaches, parks  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

San Luis Obispo County and seven cities inside of it are shutting down access to popular parks, beaches and the Pismo Beach Pier to preserve Read More →

Tri-county stocks soar along with markets  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Stock markets continued their recovery for a third straight day, with major national indices rising 6 percent and strong gains across tri-county stocks March 26.  Read More →

Tri-county stocks bounce back as market soars  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged at historic rates March 24, as pressure came down from President Donald Trump on Congress to pass a fiscal Read More →

Amgen, WEV step up with pledge and online resources  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Regional organizations have jumped into action to support communities affected by the global health crisis.  Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen pledged up to $12.5 million Read More →

Tri-county stocks mixed as stimulus package stalls  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

A 3 percent drop in U.S. equities markets hit smaller stocks in the Tri-Counties on March 23, as a stimulus package to combat the economic Read More →

CLU economists predict downturn worse than Great Recession  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

California Lutheran University’s economic forecast group is warning that policymakers have limited options to head off a downturn that could be worse than the Great Read More →

T.O. industrial building sold for biotech lab redevelopment  

Amber Hair I 2 weeks ago

Newmark Knight Frank announced the $8.1 million sale of a 65,269-square-foot industrial building in Thousand Oaks. Managing Director John DeGrinis was part of the team Read More →

SB County response effort to provide $1 million in assistance  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

The COVID-19 Joint Response Effort for Santa Barbara County announced March 19 that it will provide more than $1 million in assistance to individuals and Read More →

Tri-county stocks end week with mixed results  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Tri-county public companies ended the worst week for Wall Street since 2008 with a 5 percent drop March 20, as the threat of a recession Read More →

Plains oil spill settlement to fund Gaviota restoration  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

The state has more than $22 million for restoration projects along the Gaviota coast after a joint settlement between state and federal agencies and Plains Read More →

MannKind adapting technology for coronavirus  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

Westlake Village-based MannKind became the latest company to turn its efforts toward treating the COVID-19 pandemic, with the announcement of a collaboration with a Los Read More →