Calavo Growers’ $96 million purchase of a fast-growing fresh food company signals that it’s come a long way since its homegrown roots as an avocado cooperative.
Deckers Outdoor Corp. is trying a sandal company on for size.
Amgen executives believe the biotech giant will grow substantially in the next decade, pursuing drugs that treat major melanoma and bone loss.
ValueClick is out to prove to investors that it still has some pluck after more than a decade in the digital marketing business.
Santa Barbara Bank & Trust and its smaller banking peers in the region are reporting improved earnings.
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies, a $1.6 billion military-industrial conglomerate, is rearranging itself to bolster its commercial camera sensor lines and shift toward the defense spending that’s farthest from the chopping block.
Pacific Capital Bancorp, the parent of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust that was recapitalized and taken over by Texas banking heavyweights Gerald Ford and Carl Webb earlier this year, is bringing aboard a new group of executives that helped Webb and Ford build out their last big venture.