May 25, 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.


| Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

MannKind caps off record year with Q4 earnings beat

Earnings, Latest news, middle, Subscriber content, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies

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| Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

Inogen closes out rough year with decreasing revenue

Earnings, Latest news, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies

Goleta-based Inogen saw shares dip nearly 20% in after-hours trading Feb. 27 after the company missed analyst expectations in the fourth quarter and had an overall rough year in fiscal year 2023. Inogen, a maker of portable oxygen containers, announced on Feb. 23 after the markets closed that fourth quarter total revenue was $75.9 million, down Read More →

| Monday, February 26th, 2024

SCE agrees to $80M payout over Thomas Fire lawsuit

Latest news, Law & Goverment, middle

Southern California Edison will be paying the United States $80 million on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service to recoup costs and damages associated with the 2017 Thomas Fire in the Los Padres National Forest that affected both Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The settlement was finalized on Feb. 23 and announced by the U.S. Read More →

| Monday, February 26th, 2024

Apeel appoints new CEO

Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories, Top Story

Goleta-based Apeel Sciences announced that James Rogers will be stepping from his title as CEO and that the company has appointed Luiz Beling to take over the position. Announced Feb. 26, Apeel said in a press release that Beling will transition into the CEO role over the next months, working with Rogers. Rogers, founder of Read More →

| Friday, February 23rd, 2024

Updated: Thousand Oaks biotech firm emerges from stealth with $135M in funding

Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, left, Technology

Editor’s note: This story was updated on Feb. 23 to include more info about the company’s lead treatment. Latigo Biotherapeutics, a Thousand Oaks-based biotech firm that was originally founded by Westlake Village BioPartners, emerged from stealth mode on Feb. 14, announcing $135 million in Series A financing. Latigo is a clinical-stage biotechnology company looking to Read More →

| Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Updated: Santa Barbara lottery app sold for $750M

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| Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

CEO confident The Trade Desk sees no signs of slowing down

Earnings, Latest news, middle, Subscriber content, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies

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