May 20, 2022

Jorge Mercado

Jorge Mercado is a staff writer with the Business Times. His beats include technology, agriculture, cannabis, energy and the environment, and higher education.


| Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Health care innovators take center stage in 2022 South Coast Business & Technology Awards

Latest news, middle, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Technology, Top Stories

Industries all over the world were debilitated by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, but perhaps none more than health care. For years, yearly checkups were the norm for millions of people, but with overfilled hospitals and risk of infection suddenly a huge concern, people began skipping visits to doctor’s offices and hospitals. In the years Read More →

| Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

MannKind adds to diabetes treatment portfolio with $10M acquisition

Banking & Finance, Health Care & Life Science, Regions, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies, Ventura County

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| Monday, May 16th, 2022

Energy Vault reports rising revenue, declining losses during IPO quarter

Banking & Finance, Earnings, Energy, Latest news, Regions, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies, Ventura County

In its first quarter as a publicly traded company, Energy Vault reported growing revenue and a net loss that it attributed to its public offering and other one-time costs, as the Westlake Village-based company continues to expand deployments of its energy storage systems. Energy Vault, which uses a gravity-based system to store and release energy Read More →

| Friday, May 13th, 2022

Glass House to buy dispensaries linked to SLO County bribery scandal

Latest news, left, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories

NOTE: This article was posted May 13 and updated May 17 to add comments from Graham Farrar of Glass House Brands and from the city manager of Grover Beach. Carpinteria-based cannabis company Glass House Brands is buying three dispensaries from Natural Healing Centers, the company at the center of a bribery scandal in San Luis Read More →

| Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Glass House Brands reports net loss in Q1 amid decline in wholesale cannabis prices

Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Earnings, Latest news, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies, Ventura County

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| Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Sientra reports growing revenue, shrinking losses in Q1

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| Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

Revenue down and losses up at MannKind

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