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Diesel seeks $5.5M from defunct GBMI

By   /  Friday, December 20th, 2013  /  Law, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Diesel seeks $5.5M from defunct GBMI

Italian fashion firm Diesel is hoping to enforce a $5.5 million judgment against Global Brand Marketing Inc., the Santa Barbara-based footwear firm led by Killick Datta that was worth $500 million at its peak.

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Updated: Parkers submit scaled-down plans for second waterfront hotel

By   /  Wednesday, December 18th, 2013  /  Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Updated: Parkers submit scaled-down plans for second waterfront hotel

The family of late actor and developer Fess Parker has submitted initial concept drawings to the Historic Landmarks Commission for the property on Cabrillo Boulevard. The Parkers told the Business Times that they are moving forward with plans for an upmarket, boutique inn, which would be located next to the 360-room Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort.

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In the Zone: Investors cash out on redevelopment projects

By   /  Monday, December 16th, 2013  /  Real Estate, Restaurants, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on In the Zone: Investors cash out on redevelopment projects

Three recent commercial property sales totaling $20 million cap several years of investment and a burst of development in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone area.

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Outside funds fuel county’s energy boom

By   /  Friday, December 13th, 2013  /  Central Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Outside funds fuel county’s energy boom

Santa Maria Energy’s deal to go public and bring its total funds raised to date to an estimated $90 million caps a flurry of renewed investment and activity in Santa Barbara County’s oil fields, both onshore and offshore. In addition to 136 wells that Santa Maria Energy has planned, Denver-based Venoco has proposals before regulators Read More →

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Santa Barbara Zoo gets $140K gift from area Toyota

By   /  Tuesday, December 10th, 2013  /  South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara Zoo gets $140K gift from area Toyota

The Santa Barbara Zoo’s conservation programs have received a donation of three 2014 4Runners from area Gold Coast Toyota Dealers to be used for field work focused on endangered species including the California condor.

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Lucas to retire from UCSB after 36 years

By   /  Tuesday, December 10th, 2013  /  Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Lucas to retire from UCSB after 36 years

Gene Lucas, longtime executive vice chancellor of US Santa Barbara and a fixture on campus for more than three decades, will retire at the end of the year, the university said Dec. 10.

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UCSB snags $48M in Army funds for biology-related research

By   /  Thursday, December 5th, 2013  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on UCSB snags $48M in Army funds for biology-related research

UC Santa Barbara said Dec. 5 that the U.S. Army has renewed its contract with the university’s Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, providing an additional $48 million over three years to support biology-related research.

The new funds extend a decade of unclassified research in areas such as biotechnology tools, futuristic materials, energy generation and storage, systems and synthetic biology and neuroscience.

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