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Downtown retail study recommends ways to revitalize State Street

By   /  Friday, June 9th, 2017  /  Latest news, Small Business, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Downtown retail study recommends ways to revitalize State Street

Addressing loitering and panhandling and encouraging more mixed-use developments that include residential are among the recommendations to revitalize State Street in a retail strategy study released by the Downtown Organization of Santa Barbara on June 9. Seattle-based retail consulting firm Downtown Works said that loitering by homeless people is perhaps the biggest challenge facing State Read More →

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Sisters fermenting onions on their way to food service success

By   /  Friday, June 2nd, 2017  /  Features, Restaurants, right, Small Business, South Coast, West Ventura County, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Sisters fermenting onions on their way to food service success

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Attractions, hotels and eateries revitalizing lower State Street

By   /  Friday, May 26th, 2017  /  Nonprofits, Real Estate, Restaurants, right, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Attractions, hotels and eateries revitalizing lower State Street

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Governor pays tribute to Towbes at memorial service

By   /  Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017  /  Banking Industry, Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Governor pays tribute to Towbes at memorial service

Gov. Jerry Brown made a rare appearance in Santa Barbara on May 23, paying a brief but personal tribute to tri-county businessman Michael Towbes. Towbes died April 11 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 87. Speaking at a memorial service that filled the Granada Theatre, Brown described Towbes as “a helluva guy.” Towbes, Read More →

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Housing conference calls for new supply, development

By   /  Friday, May 19th, 2017  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Housing conference calls for new supply, development

Some of the region’s most prominent housing experts converged in downtown Santa Barbara on May 19 for an all-day conference hosted by the Coastal Housing Coalition. In the morning’s keynote speech, Matthew Fienup, executive director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, said the high cost of housing Read More →

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Goleta flourishes but city officials remaining prudent

By   /  Friday, May 19th, 2017  /  left, Real Estate, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Goleta flourishes but city officials remaining prudent

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Sales tax increase could backfire

By   /  Friday, May 12th, 2017  /  Real Estate, right, Small Business, South Coast, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Sales tax increase could backfire

New managers of the Paseo Nuevo mall in downtown Santa Barbara plan to add new tenants and make renovations. (Alex Kacik)

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