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Kimpton raises flag in Goleta

By   /  Tuesday, May 13th, 2014  /  Real Estate, South Coast, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Kimpton raises flag in Goleta

The former Holiday Inn on Calle Real in Goleta will officially start flying the Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants flag in July. The San Francisco-based boutique hotel operator said it has partnered with Newport Beach-based hotel owner Makar Properties to rebrand the 150-room hotel as The Goodland following a renovation. Makar Properties purchased the hotel for Read More →

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Rupert: IT and finance lead Santa Barbara County growth

By   /  Monday, May 12th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Central Coast, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Rupert: IT and finance lead Santa Barbara County growth

Led by “off the charts” growth in the information technology, banking and finance sectors, Santa Barbara County is outpacing California when it comes to economic growth.

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UCSB spinout Lettuce Apps acquired by Intuit

By   /  Friday, May 9th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on UCSB spinout Lettuce Apps acquired by Intuit

Lettuce Apps, a spinout out of UC Santa Barbara, has been acquired by financial software giant Intuit for an estimated $30 million. The Los Angeles-based company got its start in UCSB’s Technology Management Program, which has produced a number of successful startups including medical device maker Inogen, now a publicly traded company based in Goleta. Read More →

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Costly eye drug drives up region’s Medicare bills

By   /  Friday, May 9th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Features, Health Care, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Costly eye drug drives up region’s Medicare bills

A Santa Barbara eye doctor and a drug that costs $2,000 per dose are at the center of the debate over how to control the spiraling cost of Medicare.

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Court certifies class-action suit over Santa Barbara insurance scam

By   /  Friday, May 9th, 2014  /  Law, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Court certifies class-action suit over Santa Barbara insurance scam

A class-action lawsuit over whether a Santa Barbara insurance agent’s employers knew about the “churning” scam he was running and let it continue because it boosted profits is headed to trial after its class certification was upheld at the California Supreme Court in March.

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Cable swap would create regional duopoly for TV and broadband

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Cable swap would create regional duopoly for TV and broadband

A cable television deal announced in preliminary form on April 28 would give the tri-county media landscape its most dramatic makeover in years, consolidating control over local cable advertising and business broadband service into the hands of just two major players. As proposed, Charter Communication and Comcast would swap millions of customers nationwide. The swaps Read More →

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Power is knowledge as Unite to Light devices spread around the world

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Green Coast, Nonprofits, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Power is knowledge as Unite to Light devices spread around the world

Unite to Light has developed a solar-powered cell-phone charger that lets people the world over power their phones with the sun.

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