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UCSB buys up apartment complexes for student housing

By   /  Tuesday, July 14th, 2015  /  Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on UCSB buys up apartment complexes for student housing

The University of California just dropped a huge chunk of change on a portfolio of student housing properties in Isla Vista. UC Santa Barbara today announced the acquisition of Tropicana Gardens, Tropicana Del Norte and the Tropicana Villas. Terms of the deals weren’t disclosed, but according to Business Times research all three properties were purchased Read More →

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Paid sick leave gets more complex under new law

By   /  Friday, July 10th, 2015  /  Columns, Law, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Paid sick leave gets more complex under new law

California’s new paid sick law took affect July 1, expanding coverage for an estimated additional 6.5 million employed citizens. An estimated 40 percent of California workers weren’t eligible to receive paid sick leave previously and now most will have access, which is great news for employees. On the opposite side of the coin, however, employers Read More →

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Ventura land sale to homebuilder gives UC money for ag project

By   /  Friday, July 10th, 2015  /  Agriculture, Columns, Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura land sale to homebuilder gives UC money for ag project

A Santa Clarita-based homebuilder and developer has purchased a large chunk of agricultural land in the city of Ventura for $13.1 million. The roughly 36-acre parcel located at the southeast corner of Saticoy Avenue and Telegraph Road was sold to Williams Homes — the top bidder for the land — and comes with entitlements to Read More →

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Santa Barbara’s Channel Islands Surfboards has inside edge

By   /  Friday, July 10th, 2015  /  Latest news, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara’s Channel Islands Surfboards has inside edge

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No alternative to Plains pipeline monopoly

By   /  Friday, July 10th, 2015  /  Energy, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on No alternative to Plains pipeline monopoly

Despite  controversy and allegations of lax oversight and maintenance of the Plains All American pipeline that ruptured and tainted the Gaviota coastline, experts say the oil pipeline is here to stay. Like it or not, research shows that pipelines are still the safest and most environmentally friendly way to transport oil. A 2013 report on Read More →

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Happy Harry’s in Goleta on selling block, deal pending

By   /  Friday, July 3rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Happy Harry’s in Goleta on selling block, deal pending

The freshest news in Goleta is that Happy Harry’s Produce Market is looking for new owners as three longtime partners split ways. Located at 7020 Calle Real, near the Glen Annie and Storke Road exit off Highway 101, the green grocer and all-natural foods store is on the market for just under $2.4 million. The Read More →

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UC sells ag land in Ventura to South Coast homebuilder, proceeds could help fund new research center

By   /  Thursday, July 2nd, 2015  /  Agriculture, Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on UC sells ag land in Ventura to South Coast homebuilder, proceeds could help fund new research center

The roughly 36-acre parcel located at the southeast corner of Saticoy Avenue and Telegraph road was sold to Williams Homes — the top bidder for the land — and comes with entitlements to build a new residential neighborhood.

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