November 25, 2022

		

Tony Biasotti

Tony Biasotti is the executive editor of the Pacific Coast Business Times.


| Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

U.S. economy in relatively strong shape, UCSB economist says in Ventura

Latest news, middle, Regions, Top Stories, Ventura County

The U.S. economy is not in a recession and if one is coming soon we’re well-positioned to withstand it with minimal damage, UC Santa Barbara economist Peter Rupert said during a Ventura Chamber of Commerce event Nov. 9. Rupert is a professor of economics and the director of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project. There is Read More →

| Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

ExxonMobil buys damaged Plains All American oil pipeline

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

For more than seven years, ExxonMobil has left its oil in the ground off the coast of Santa Barbara County, with no way to transport it since the rupture of Plains All American’s pipeline near Refugio State Beach. Now ExxonMobil will take a shot at moving the oil itself, after purchasing the broken pipeline from Read More →

| Thursday, October 13th, 2022

Jeannine’s owner recounts 35 years of breakdowns and breakthroughs

Latest news, middle, Regions, Restaurants, Santa Barbara County, Small Business, Top Stories, Women Inc.

After Alison Hardey graduated from Stanford University in the 1980s, and decided her dream of becoming a professional tennis player was going to remain a dream, she moved back home to Santa Barbara and went to work for her father’s real estate firm. She felt a bit unmoored, she says today. One thing that kept Read More →

| Friday, October 7th, 2022

Elected officials talk up need for housing, inflation control at South Coast Chamber forum

Latest news, left, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Subscriber content, Top Stories

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| Thursday, October 6th, 2022

New laws could bring more housing, farm unionization

Latest news, Law & Goverment, middle, Top Stories

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed nearly 1,000 bills into law from the latest legislative session, including a few that encourage building denser housing and one that could give labor unions a new foothold in organizing farmworkers. The deadline for Newsom to sign bills passed in 2022 was Oct. 1, and by the end of that day, Read More →

| Monday, October 3rd, 2022

State’s $26M grant clears way for Oxnard affordable housing complex

Latest news, Law & Goverment, Nonprofits, Real Estate, Regions, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Ventura County

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| Friday, September 16th, 2022

Region’s unemployment rate up slightly in August

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

The unemployment rate in the tri-county region ticked up slightly in August to 3.2%, from 3% the month before, due to increases in both the size of the workforce and the number of people looking for work. Ventura County’s unemployment rate in August was 3.5%, up from 3.2% in July and down from 6.2% in Read More →