April 17, 2024

		

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.


| Friday, April 12th, 2024

Beni CEO steps down due to personal health issues

Central Coast, Latest news, middle, Subscriber content, Technology, Tri-County Economy

Sarah Pinner, one of the co-founders of Santa Barbara-based Beni, stepped down from her post as CEO of the company on April 12, citing personal health issues as the reason. In a LinkedIn post, Pinner noted that she was “simply no longer mentally or physically healthy enough to continue in this role.” “I can live Read More →

| Friday, April 12th, 2024

X Games coasts back to Ventura for Round 2

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| Friday, April 12th, 2024

Street smarts: Carpinteria hosts annual community awards banquet

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Hundreds of Carpinterians gathered at the Girls Inc. of Carpinteria headquarters on April 6 to celebrate the city’s annual community awards banquet, an event that celebrates the people and businesses of Carpinteria. The event’s most prestigious award, Carpinterian of the Year, went to Rick Olmstead. Olmstead is a staple in Santa Barbara County, especially in Read More →

| Friday, April 12th, 2024

Good works: A pair of good neighbors keep finding a way to give money

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| Thursday, April 11th, 2024

Ranch at Moorpark sells for $133.2M

Central Coast, Latest news, middle, Real Estate, Tri-County Economy

The Ranch at Moorpark, a 376-unit multifamily community in Moorpark, has been sold for $133.2 million, according to an April 11 report. Decron Properties, one of the largest privately owned real estate firms in California, sold the property AEW Capital Management. According to a press release, Decron acquired the asset, located at 51 Majestic Court Read More →

| Monday, April 8th, 2024

South Coast Business & Technology Awards announced 2024 honorees

Central Coast, Latest news, Technology, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy

When Andrew Firestone and Jess Parker founded Santa Barbara-based StonePark Capital together, the two were just happy to create something in the city they’ve known their whole lives. “For us, to be able to build our business in our backyards is very special,” Firestone told the Business Times. Now, almost a decade later, the two Read More →

| Monday, April 8th, 2024

Briq adds another $8 million in extension round

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