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Mergers shake up ranks of tri-county law firms  

Annabelle Blair I 7 hours ago

A mini-wave of consolidation will mean new ownership for well-known law firms in San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties. Sinsheimer Juhnke McIvor & Stroh, a Read More →

Blazes cause widespread damage to region’s wineries  

Tom Bronzini I 7 hours ago

John and Donna Freeman, owners of Colcanyon Estate Wines, were away in New Jersey when they learned that their home on a vineyard estate overlooking Read More →

Small businesses suffer due to twin tragedies  

Daniel Kong I 6 hours ago

For Ventura County small businesses, the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks was compounded by the outbreak of the Hill Read More →

Fires put pressure on tri-county nonprofits  

Marissa Nall I 6 hours ago

Firefighters gained ground on the wildfires scorching the Conejo Valley and Malibu, but danger from damaged infrastructure and shifting winds barred residents from returning while Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Ventura County shows resiliency in coping with tragedies  

Henry Dubroff I 5 hours ago

Ventura County has a hard earned reputation for being resilient. Over the decades it has suffered devastating floods, earthquakes, drought and fire. And it has Read More →

Our view: Society must decide to end gun violence  

Henry Dubroff I 5 hours ago

With fingers crossed that the fires of early November are coming under control, we return to the Borderline Bar & Grill shootings with sadness and Read More →

Suchman: Weathering the Thomas and Woolsey fires  

Guest commentary I 5 hours ago

By Tyler Suchman From our home at Meditation Mount, in the east end of the Ojai Valley looking toward Santa Paula, the wildfire glowed red Read More →

Five tri-county companies on Deloitte Fast 500 list  

Staff Report I 10 hours ago

Five tri-county companies are on the Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500 list for 2018. Santa Barbara-based ShipHawk ranks No. 65 with 2,298 percent revenue Read More →

FedEx buys Santa Maria airport property for $4.5 million  

Staff Report I 10 hours ago

FedEx purchased 21 acres of Santa Maria Public Airport property for $4.5 million on Nov. 9, according to airport officials. The property had previously been Read More →

Sonos beats analysts’ revenue estimates  

Staff Report I 11 hours ago

Sonos’ earnings report for the final quarter of the year came as a pleasant surprise for investors, with record revenue of $273 million topping analyst Read More →

San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce hires CEO  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce has tapped a longtime economic development professional to succeed Ermina Karim, who stepped down as CEO this summer. Read More →

Chiquita renews banana shipping contract with Port of Hueneme  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Chiquita, which together with Del Monte imports $885 million worth of bananas through the Central Coast every year, renewed its contract with the Port of Read More →

Lompoc medical center may acquire Sansum’s Lompoc clinic  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Lompoc Valley Medical Center is looking to acquire Sansum Clinic’s Lompoc facility after indications that the clinic would be closed, requiring patients to travel to Read More →

Marijuana market boosts industrial space demand in Santa Barbara County  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

Demand is growing in Santa Barbara County for industrial spaces and especially facilities for the burgeoning marijuana market. Industrial space rates are up, almost neck-in-neck Read More →

Mindbody hires Rajasekar as chief technology officer  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

San Luis Obispo-based MindBody brought on former Silicon Valley exec Sunil Rajasekar as its chief technology officer. Rajasekar most recently headed up engineering and product Read More →

Health care improves at VA clinics in Tri-Counties  

Annabelle Blair I 6 days ago

Health care clinics operating under the Veteran’s Administration’s Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, including four in the Tri-Counties, have shown slight improvements in overall quality Read More →

Tri-county economies face challenges  

Annabelle Blair I 6 days ago

San Luis Obispo County has some economic challenges, noticeably the impact of the Diablo Canyon closure and a share in the statewide housing shortage, but Read More →

CSUCI’s STEM Carnival uses exhibits to engage students  

Marissa Nall I 6 days ago

Gummy bears burst into flames. Pumpkins carved themselves. Robots swarmed over Rio Vista Middle School, where people in lab coats made touchable, edible or glow-in Read More →

Westmont honors Nobel economics laureate  

Daniel Kong I 6 days ago

Psychologist and Nobel economics laureate Daniel Kahneman added to his hardware collection on Nov. 2 when he was awarded the inaugural Westmont Global Laureate award Read More →

Voter turnout for midterm election high in Tri-Counties  

Annabelle Blair I 6 days ago

Registered voter turnout on the Central Coast was high, according to clerk recorder offices in the three counties, but final numbers on mail-in ballots were Read More →

National Philanthropy Day honorees announced  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara/Ventura County Chapter has selected the 2018 honorees for National Philanthropy Day. Carrie Hughes was named 2018 Professional Fundraiser Read More →

San Luis Obispo hotel upgraded and renamed  

Annabelle Blair I 7 days ago

The Holiday Inn Express SLO reopened as The Kinney San Luis Obispo last month, following renovations at the 1800 Monterey St. property in downtown San Read More →

Hastings and Steinfeld: Women are leaders in California’s water industry  

Guest commentary I 7 days ago

By Stephanie Hastings and Amy Steinfeld On Nov. 1-2, we convened the second California H2O Women Conference — a meeting of 150 of California’s top Read More →

2 killed, 50 homes lost as Ventura County blazes rage  

Marissa Nall I 7 days ago

Updated at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 10: The Woolsey blaze doubled overnight, having consumed 70,000 acres in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, according to Cal Fire. Read More →

Oliver: Encourage feedback to avoid whistleblowing  

Guest commentary I 7 days ago

By Carl Oliver Whistleblowing is trouble. Every business is vulnerable. Even when the business is innocent, handling whistleblowing is distracting and expensive. Taco Bell in Read More →