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SBA responds to statewide drought with disaster loans

By   /  Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Small Business, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on SBA responds to statewide drought with disaster loans

In response to economic losses caused by the statewide drought, certain small businesses across California, including in the Tri-Counties, are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the agency announced on Jan. 21. Small, non-farm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, nonprofit Read More →

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Cruise ship industry floats $2.4M into Santa Barbara

By   /  Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014  /  Latest news, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Cruise ship industry floats $2.4M into Santa Barbara

The cruise ship industry had an estimated $2.4 million economic impact on Santa Barbara last year, with more than 50,000 passengers visiting the city, according to a recently released survey.

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Goleta officials to county: No more alimony

By   /  Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Goleta officials to county: No more alimony

Renegotiating Goleta’s separation agreement with Santa Barbara County has emerged as a potentially explosive issue in the 2014 election.

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Amgen enters into deals for colon cancer, IBD treatments

By   /  Friday, January 17th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Amgen enters into deals for colon cancer, IBD treatments

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen has entered into two new collaborations, one involving treatment for colon cancer and another regarding therapies for inflammatory bowel disease.

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Armstrong lands construction contract for Children’s Museum

By   /  Friday, January 17th, 2014  /  Columns, Real Estate, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Armstrong lands construction contract for Children’s Museum

Construction on a 17,000-square-foot Children’s Museum in Santa Barbara kicks off this summer. Area general contractor Armstrong Associates has been tapped to build the new museum at 125 State St., adjacent to the train station.

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Ty Warner avoids prison time for tax evasion

By   /  Tuesday, January 14th, 2014  /  Latest news, Law, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Ty Warner avoids prison time for tax evasion

Toy magnate and Santa Barbara hotelier Ty Warner has avoided prison time, instead landing probation and community service at a Jan. 14 court hearing in Chicago.

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Heritage Oaks CFO resigns

By   /  Tuesday, January 14th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Central Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Heritage Oaks CFO resigns

Mark Olson has resigned from his position as chief financial officer and executive vice president at Paso Robles-based Heritage Oaks Bancorp, tied as the largest bank based in the region with about $1.2 billion in assets.

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