Bob Hatch is retiring after 20 years as president and CEO of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce, the largest business group in North Santa Barbara County.
Clean Diesel said it has begun production of a new series of catalytic-emissions reduction products for the 2015 version of Honda’s gasoline-powered Acura TLX models. The announcement sent the Ventura-based firm’s shares soaring 74 percent higher in trading on March 11.
A 47,000-square-foot property in Santa Barbara that music equipment maker Sonos leases for its world research and development headquarters has been sold for a reported $17.2 million after being listed for $21.5 million.
Some of the greens on the South Coast are starting to look a little brown as regional golf courses cut back on watering amid California’s worsening three-year drought.
Two housing developments in Santa Maria are back on the market after a potential buyer backed out of an $8.3 million deal with Limoneira Co.
With its $56 million acquisition of Mission Community Bancorp, Heritage Oaks will shutter branches along the Central Coast in coming months and lay off about 60 employees in several phases.
A San Luis Obispo jury has awarded $4 million to a woman who alleged that Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and an affiliated surgeon conspired to conceal the cause of a her husband’s death.