Cottage-Sansum merger on track as anti-trust filing nears
Sansum Clinic’s planned merger with Cottage Health System remains on track despite the possibility that the partial government shutdown could delay an anti-trust review of one of the region’s biggest health care deals. And the biggest physician group in Santa Barbara County says it hopes to be able to join the Covered California insurance exchange Read More →
Manufacturers hunt for talent amid shortage
Many of the region’s largest manufacturers say they face a shortage of skilled factory workers. That’s despite high unemployment rates and a steady decline in tri-county manufacturing jobs in recent years. Industry experts say the shortage stems from a number of factors, including a dearth of young people interested in manufacturing careers. Few students are Read More →
Berkshire Hathaway moves into South Coast real estate
In a sharp turnaround for its legendary CEO’s view of California real estate, Berkshire Hathaway has put its name on the former Prudential California Real Estate operations on the Central Coast. The change became official Oct. 1 when the first Berkshire Hathaway signs were unveiled at a private home in Montecito that carries a $16.9 Read More →
Solar advocates hail bill to give non-property owners access
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