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L.A. developer buys rare unimproved lot in downtown SB

By   /  Monday, September 20th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on L.A. developer buys rare unimproved lot in downtown SB

A Los Angeles-based developer purchased the 1.8-acre parcel of land at 535 E. Montecito St. — the largest unimproved site in downtown Santa Barbara — on Sept. 19. The property, listed for sale at $5.5 million, was purchased by Los Portales 48 Lots LLC from the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara. The Read More →

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Goleta hospital gets $5M

By   /  Monday, September 20th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Goleta hospital gets $5M

Philanthropist Leslie Ridley-Tree has pledged $5 million to support the Center for Wound Management at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, the hospital announced Sept. 8. In acknowledgement of the gift, the center will be named in Ridley-Tree’s honor. The new Ridley-Tree Center for Wound Management will be significantly larger than the current space, and it will Read More →

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Economist predicts sustained recovery

By   /  Thursday, September 16th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Economist predicts sustained recovery

The U.S. may have entered a new age of austerity, but fears of a double-dip recession are unwarranted, according to a Sept. 16 presentation by Mark Schniepp, director of the Goleta-based California Economic Forecast. “It’s not unusual for the economy to pause at this point,” Schniepp said, adding that the U.S. has been in recovery Read More →

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Occam agrees to $171M acquisition

By   /  Thursday, September 16th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Occam agrees to $171M acquisition

Goleta-based Occam Networks, a supplier of broadband backbone equipment to rural telecommunications companies, has agreed to be bought by a Northern California company in a $171 million cash and stock deal. The acquisition by Petaluma-based Calix values Occam’s stock at about $7.75 a share, according to an announcement issued by Occam on Sept. 16. Shares Read More →

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Limoneira quadruples last year's Q3 earnings

By   /  Monday, September 13th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Limoneira quadruples last year's Q3 earnings

Limoneira Co.’s third-quarter earnings soared on higher sales of its agricultural products, including a 208 percent jump in its avocado revenues. The Santa Paula-based lemon and avocado grower saw its third-quarter earnings grow by 300 percent over the same quarter last year, to $4.8 million or 43 cents per share, the firm reported Sept. 13. Read More →

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Los Osos gets stimulus loan

By   /  Monday, September 13th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Los Osos gets stimulus loan

The project to install a sewer system in Los Osos got a boost on Sept. 3 with the announcement of $87 million in federal stimulus money. Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture came to the San Luis Obispo County Government Center to announce the grant, according to a USDA news release. The funding is Read More →

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Harrington West files for bankruptcy

By   /  Friday, September 10th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Harrington West files for bankruptcy

Solvang-based Harrington West Financial Group, the former parent of failed Los Padres Bank, announced Sept. 10 that it has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.   Harrington West, listing more than $26 million in liabilities, said it intends to file a liquidating plan within the next few months. With the loss of Los Padres Bank Read More →

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