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CenCal Health buys Santa Barbara office building  

Annabelle Blair I 6 hours ago

CenCal Health, the publicly-sponsored health plan that provides coverage to Medi-Cal beneficiaries, purchased a 60,225-square-foot office building at 4050 Calle Real in Santa Barbara. The Read More →

Harrison: United Way targets poverty, homelessness  

Guest commentary I 6 hours ago

By Eric Harrison The United Way of Ventura County is always striving to do better and to address the gaps not completely met by other Read More →

Our view: High speed rail funds should go to highways  

Henry Dubroff I 6 hours ago

Residents of the Central Coast have the luxury of watching from the political sidelines while Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Trump administration stage a very Read More →

SLO housing nonprofit lauded for efforts to be green  

Staff Report I 6 hours ago

San Luis Obispo-based Peoples’ Self-Help Housing has been named a Green Organization by NeighborWorks America. NeighborWorks America is a national nonprofit that creates opportunities for Read More →

California cannabis industry tax revenue growing  

Staff Report I 6 hours ago

The cannabis industry generated $103.3 million in state cultivation, excise and sales taxes for the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the California Department of Read More →

Camp 4 development up in the air after ruling  

Annabelle Blair I 6 hours ago

The bruising legal battle over Camp 4, a land use dispute between the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and citizen groups in the Santa Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Santa Barbara becoming a hub for tech expansions  

Henry Dubroff I 4 hours ago

Amazon’s abrupt decision to pull the plug on its planned New York headquarters operation in Long Island City has serious implications for the Central Coast, Read More →

California Lutheran University launching film and TV major  

Staff Report I 3 hours ago

California Lutheran University is launching a film and TV major this fall due to strong student interest in related classes, activities and careers. The university Read More →

Winners announced for 2019 Central Coast Innovation Awards  

Staff Report I 2 hours ago

The Pacific Coast Business Times is pleased to announce our winners of the 2019 Central Coast Innovation Awards. This annual special section, now in its Read More →

The Trade Desk stock soars 31 percent on report of record revenue  

Staff Report I 17 hours ago

Updated 11:05 a.m., Feb. 22:  Stock for The Trade Desk soared more than 31 percent in trading Feb. 22, after the company reported record revenues Read More →

EPA demands Greka Oil tests for potential contamination  

Staff Report I 18 hours ago

Federal regulators ordered Santa Barbara oil and gas company Greka Oil to run tests at its Santa Maria refinery to determine whether hazardous materials had Read More →

Invoca moves down the street into Sonos’ digs  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Call analytics company Invoca recently leased office space in downtown Santa Barbara, upgrading its headquarters to 27,773 square feet at 419 State St. The move Read More →

Sienna looking to gain $20 million via stock offering  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Westlake Village skin therapy developer Sienna Biopharmaceuticals plans to raise around $20 million on the public market through a stock offering. The company announced Feb. Read More →

Goleta opposes ExxonMobil trucking proposal  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

The city of Goleta passed a resolution Feb. 19 opposing an interim trucking proposal by ExxonMobil that would allow the Texas oil and gas giant Read More →

Sabrewing Aircraft raises $2 million in funding round  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

Camarillo commercial drone maker Sabrewing Aircraft announced the close of a $2 million funding round Feb. 19 by returning investors the Drone Fund and Idaten Read More →

Deckers Brands to close Camarillo warehouse and lay off 99 employees  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Updated at 2 p.m. Feb. 22: Amid a reorganization of its distribution and channel strategy, Deckers Brands plans to shift its Camarillo warehousing operations to Read More →

11 Payless ShoeSource stores closing in Tri-Counties  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Payless ShoeSource, a national footwear retailer, plans to close all of its 2,300 stores and will file for bankruptcy later this month, according to a Read More →

Bank of America laying off 124 workers in Simi Valley  

Chris Officer I 7 days ago

Bank of America is set to lay off 124 employees at its Simi Valley home loan services division, scheduled to take effect in May, according Read More →

Limoneira featured in “LA Foodways” television show  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

“LA Foodways,” a television series that premiered earlier this month on KCET/PBS, relies heavily on a Central Coast company for footage and photos. One show Read More →

California still No. 1 in U.S. goods trade  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

Total U.S. goods trade (exports and imports) through California ports edged down to 18.14 percent in November 2018, down from 18.19 percent in October 2018 Read More →

$1.9 billion acquisition of MindBody completed  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

Vista Equity Partners completed its $1.9 billion acquisition of San Luis Obispo-based software firm MindBody on Feb. 15. MindBody shareholders approved the deal, originally announced Read More →

Letter to the editor: USC trustees should be fair and do the right thing  

Guest commentary I 7 days ago

Dear Editor: In belated response to your recent editorial (“USC brouhaha embroils Rosewood developer” published on Jan. 25), I am concerned about the internal politics Read More →

Carson: Newsom’s housing penalty could backfire  

Guest commentary I 7 days ago

By Loredana Carson The new year and the new governor have provided a twist to the rhetoric concerning the state’s housing crisis. Unlike his predecessor, Read More →

Highway 154 expected to re-open in mid-March  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

Highway 154 between the entrance to Cachuma Lake and the entrance to Live Oak will re-open in mid-March, weather permitting, following a series of winter Read More →

California cities pressured to build more housing  

Tony Biasotti I 7 days ago

Sacramento is serious about new housing, and it’s going to be up to local government planners, developers and community activists to adjust to the new Read More →