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NASA chief tours Goleta space firm

By   /  Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on NASA chief tours Goleta space firm

  A Goleta company with a new design for spacecraft solar arrays got a chance to show off its technology to the head of NASA on July 1. Deployable Space Systems, or DSS, is working on a flexible solar blanket that can be rolled up like a sleeping bag. The design saves precious space and Read More →

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$8M Carpinteria office building changes hands

By   /  Tuesday, July 1st, 2014  /  Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on $8M Carpinteria office building changes hands

  One of Carpinteria’s more notable office buildings is back in the hands of its previous owner. The 52,000-square-foot Class A property at 5464 Carpinteria Ave. was recently bought back from the entity that the previous investor sold it to. Transaction terms weren’t disclosed, but the brokerage firm behind the deal said the property was Read More →

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Santa Barbara city manager to step down after 13 years

By   /  Friday, June 27th, 2014  /  South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara city manager to step down after 13 years

Santa Barbara City Administrator Jim Armstrong will step down at the end of September after 13 years in the position, the city said on Friday. Armstrong was appointed as Santa Barbara’s chief executive in September 2001, a role in which he and oversaw 10 departments and managed the city’s $275 million operating budget. The city Read More →

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Sansum Diabetes center announces name change, focus on local care

By   /  Friday, June 27th, 2014  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Nonprofits, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Sansum Diabetes center announces name change, focus on local care

The Santa Barbara-based organization is now named the William Sansum Diabetes Center, after its founder.

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Rising tide of exports: Region to boost business with Latin America

By   /  Friday, June 27th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Rising tide of exports: Region to boost business with Latin America

Foreign demand for American-made goods is fueling a rise in exports from the Tri-Counties to Latin America.

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Alive and clicking: Visus thriving after 20 years in software

By   /  Friday, June 27th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Alive and clicking: Visus thriving after 20 years in software

When Michael Daoud founded Santa Barbara software firm Visus 20 years ago, America Online launched its first portal onto something called the World Wide Web, letting home users access it for the first time. About a quarter of American homes had computers, and in San Francisco, the first-ever conference on the commercial potential of the Web featured Marc Andreessen, founder of a fledgling startup called Netscape, as a key speaker.

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Behind the scenes: Architect’s love of art fuels theater restorations

By   /  Friday, June 27th, 2014  /  Real Estate, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Behind the scenes: Architect’s love of art fuels theater restorations

Recently named an associate at PMSM Architects in Santa Barbara, Monisha Adnani has worked on theater and performance spaces ranging from the historic renovation of the Granada Theatre and the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara to the Fred Kavli Theater for Performing Arts in Thousand Oaks.

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