Limoneira ended its 2020-21 fiscal year on a strong note, with growing revenue and shrinking losses in the fourth quarter, the Santa Paula-based agribusiness announced Jan. 10. Limoneira — a grower and seller of lemons, avocados and other fruits and also a real estate developer — generated $33.5 million in revenue during the fourth quarter Read More →
The Goleta-based breast implant manufacturer Sientra expects growth in the fourth quarter of 2021 and estimates its “highest-ever breast products yearly revenue” of up to $81 million for the full year, the company said Jan. 10. Sientra reported that its preliminary unaudited revenue from operations for the fourth quarter of 2021 is expected to be Read More →
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen has reached an agreement with Generate Biomedicines, a Massachusetts-based therapeutics company, to research, discover and create protein therapeutics, the company announced Jan. 6. According to the agreement, Amgen, one of the largest biotech companies in the world, will pay $50 million up front to fund the initial five programs, with a potential Read More →
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The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in favor of Santa Barbara-based Sonos once again on Jan. 6, with a finding that Google infringed on five Sonos patents relating to smart speakers and audio. The ITC reaffirmed its decision from August, stating that Google violated section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by infringing on Read More →
The Dec. 31 print edition of the Pacific Coast Business Times marks our annual Year In Review, featuring the biggest and best stories we published in 2021. Here is a look through our archives at the past year, a year marked by big deals, economic recovery and public health victories, but also by recurring waves Read More →