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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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Shell company holds key to Central Coast TV station rollup

By   /  Friday, April 25th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Shell company holds key to Central Coast TV station rollup

The quest for control of the Tri-Counties’ airwaves comes as federal regulators are souring on deals that give control of multiple stations to one company through cozy arrangements with former executives.

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805Connect aims to strengthen business ties in the region

By   /  Friday, April 25th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Small Business, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  2 Comments

A grassroots effort is under way to connect business people and economic development officials in the Tri-Counties through a new social network called 805Connect.

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The Lee legacy: Clarke mentors women in commercial real estate

By   /  Friday, April 25th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Real Estate, Small Business, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on The Lee legacy: Clarke mentors women in commercial real estate

Clarice Clarke, president of Lee & Associates Central Coast, has quietly built out a team of brokers in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties that includes some of the most experienced women in the business.

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The eyes have it when it comes to Medicare payouts

By   /  Monday, April 21st, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Health Care, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on The eyes have it when it comes to Medicare payouts

Of the 3,286 individual doctors in the Tri-Counties who billed Medicare for reimbursements in 2012, fewer than 1 percent received more than $1 million from the federal program.

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