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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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Marshalls building on State Street sells for $14.3M

By   /  Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013  /  Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories  /  1 Comment

The Marshalls-occupied building at 900 State St. in downtown Santa Barbara has been sold for $14.3 million in an all-cash off-market deal, marking a 43 percent premium over the last time the property changed hands.

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Sansum-Cottage deal heads to FTC for review

By   /  Friday, November 29th, 2013  /  Health Care, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Sansum-Cottage deal heads to FTC for review

The future of health care in South Santa Barbara County became considerably clearer in recent days, with the biggest merger in decades headed off for regulatory review and hiccups in the delivery of care through the state insurance exchange and to the poor largely resolved.

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Reelin’ in the years: Jensen Music celebrates 40th anniversary

By   /  Friday, November 29th, 2013  /  Features, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Reelin’ in the years: Jensen Music celebrates 40th anniversary

While other mom-and-pop shops got caught up in a race to the bottom on retail pricing, Jensen Music relied on non-tradeable services to stay in business, repairing instruments and dedicating about half of its space to lesson rooms and instruction.

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