Update: Our Best Places to Work employee survey was originally scheduled to close on April 1. We have extended the deadline and will close the survey during the day on April 11. Do you love where you work? Merely like it? Whatever the answer, the Pacific Coast Business Times wants to hear about it. On Read More →
What makes a great place to work on the Central Coast? The Pacific Coast Business Times 2021 Central Coast Best Places to Work virtual luncheon will take place June 24 at 1 p.m. Join us as we recognize top employers in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. After collecting more than 1,000 nominations through an employee-based survey, Read More →
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 also announced its Central Coast Best Places to Work, both published in the April 19-25 special report. Stollmeyer and the 2019 Best Places to Work winners will be honored at Read More →
For the second year in a row, the Business Times featured its Central Coast Best Places to Work list in the 101 One Hundred & Business Hall of Fame special report, which published in the April 20-26 print edition. The 2018 Central Coast Best Places to Work winners will be honored at the 101 One Read More →
By Richard Yates and Tina Takaya In the years leading up to the pandemic, we all began noticing the ever-increasing number of empty storefronts on State Street in downtown Santa Barbara, the high rents, homelessness, and a struggling retail economy brought on by online shopping. Adding to this, the creative re-branding of the Funk Zone Read More →
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Businesses are searching for ways to reduce touchpoints in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and one Goleta cybersecurity firm has a touch-free technology that could answer the call. UC Santa Barbara startup Allthenticate has netted $500,000 in venture capital to fund the rollout of cell phone software and smart door readers that allows access Read More →