Baxter International, an Illinois company that is a major employer in the Conejo Valley, is planning to split itself into two companies.
Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus has rolled out a new line of corporate-grade Wi-Fi devices at a lower price point that it hopes will vastly expand its customer base and set the stage for an initial public offering next year.
The 243,500-square-foot Shoppes at Westlake Village center is now 75 percent pre-leased, four months ahead of a ribbon-cutting.
Choice Health Associates is a loose affiliation of physicians in private practice who have teamed up to better compete with big out-of-town providers.
Green Goods is expanding from its San Luis Obispo base into Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
Uncertainties shrouding Obamacare implementation are leaving many health-care providers strained, and consumers are thus far seeing few of the cost cuts promised by the overhaul. That was the theme that emerged from a March 18 forum in Santa Barbara hosted by nonprofit Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care.
California is adding jobs faster than the national average, and the state has a budget surplus for the first time since the dot-com bubble burst in 2000. That’s led to some glowing national press for Gov. Jerry Brown, including a Rolling Stone article that called his budget turnaround a “miracle.”