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| Friday, April 30th, 2021

805 Law Roundup: Santa Barbara firm disbands

Latest news, Law & Goverment, Small Business, South Coast, Tri-County Economy

The Santa Barbara law firm of Fell, Marking, Abkin, Montgomery, Granet & Raney closed effective Feb. 28. It was a “natural winding down,” according to a news release from Frederick “Rick” Montgomery, one of the firm’s co-founders. Montgomery, a family law specialist, opened his own firm in Santa Barbara after Fell Marking closed. Other attorneys Read More →

| Friday, April 30th, 2021

Street Smarts: This Mother’s Day, get Mom what she really wants, on the rocks

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| Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Street Smarts: Cal Lutheran startup competition returns, bigger than ever; new leader for CARP Growers

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| Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Citizens Business bank reports income jump

Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Earnings, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies

Citizens Business Bank saw its net income rise more than 30% in the first quarter of 2021 as it blew past analysts’ estimates. The Ontario-based bank, which has five branches in the tri-county region, recorded a net income of $50.1 million, or 47 cents per diluted share, compared to $38 million, or 27 cents per Read More →

| Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Community Bank of Santa Maria reports income decline, asset growth

Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Central Coast, Earnings, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies

Community Bancorp of Santa Maria saw its net income decline from the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021, even though other financial measures soared year-over-year. The bank’s net income declined 7.2%, going from $609,521 to $565,683 in a year’s time, but during the same time total assets grew almost 37%, the Read More →

| Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

PureSpectrum closes $17M funding round

East Ventura County, Latest news, Startups, Technology, Tri-County Economy

PureSpectrum, an online market research company based in Westlake Village, recently secured $17 million in Series B funding from Arthur Ventures, a Minneapolis-based growth equity firm. The company connects researchers with online survey respondents. It grew out of Hub101, California Lutheran University’s entrepreneurial coworking space, and in the five years since it was created has Read More →

| Monday, April 19th, 2021

PCH mudslide area to reopen this week

Central Coast, Latest news, Tourism, Tri-County Economy

Caltrans announced that Highway 1 at in Big Sur is reopening April 23 at noon, even sooner than the agency had previously expected. The new opening is a week ahead of what was previously announced, and months ahead of what the agency originally estimated. Pacific Coast Highway has been fully closed near Rat Creek, north Read More →