September 30, 2022

		

Editorial Department


| Monday, August 16th, 2010

Arizona real estate firm makes one of year

Columns

Healthcare Trust of America, an Arizona-based real estate investment firm, purchased a 45,000-square-foot medical office building on the Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center campus for $10.9 million. HTA bought the San Luis Obispo property directly from the developer, Chicago-based Healthcare Development Partners, on Aug. 5, marking one of the largest SLO commercial property sales this Read More →

| Monday, August 16th, 2010

Bunnin grabs a car deal on South Coast

Columns

A diminutive car with just four seats, four cylinders and a price tag under $20,000 is not the sort of vehicle likely to grace one of Leo Bunnin’s Ventura County GMC, Cadillac or Buick showrooms. But it just might be the car that turns Bunnin’s impending purchase of a Santa Barbara County auto store into Read More →

| Monday, August 16th, 2010

K-Swiss looks to new image to kick losses

Uncategorized

With a recent acquisition and a quirky new advertising campaign that features a fictional former sports star, K-Swiss is trying to gain traction in the youth footwear market. The Westlake Village-based shoe manufacturer has been struggling for years to grab market share and to modernize its image beyond its signature white tennis shoe. On Aug. Read More →

| Monday, August 16th, 2010

Drilling one for the Team: Ventura-based oil firm has big plans in Midwest

Uncategorized

Team Resources, a Ventura-based oil and gas company, plans to drill 100 new wells in rural Kansas over the next five years. In recent weeks, the company said it discovered a new oil field — a rarity in a region drilled by major oil companies since the 1950s — that could yield 20 wells and Read More →

| Monday, August 16th, 2010

She

Women Inc.

Donna von Hoesslin opens her car door and pulls out a magenta-colored surfboard with her company’s signature shellflower logo in blue. “I’m pretty stoked about this,” she says, tossing sun-bleached hair back over her tanned shoulders. A passionate surfer, Von Hoesslin is the owner of Ventura-based Betty Belts, a company that makes and sells surf Read More →

| Monday, August 16th, 2010

Editorial: A refreshing development

Opinion

The war isn’t over, but it looks like Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab in Arroyo Grande has won a round in its bizarre dispute with a Camarillo-based unit of the carpenter’s union. In a fight that other unions refused to join, the carpenters staged informational “bannering” protests at the ice cream store for months. They Read More →

| Monday, August 16th, 2010

Editorial: Signs of a gradual comeback in tourism

Opinion

It’s hard to overstate the powerful influence that tourism exerts over the region’s economy. In San Luis Obispo County, there really isn’t much else, outside of government, universities and agriculture. In Santa Barbara County, the post-“Sideways” wine tourism boom has added a new dimension to what was already a national and global brand as well Read More →