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FTC probe may target acquisitions of Central Coast tech firms

By   /  Friday, February 21st, 2020  /  Law, left, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on FTC probe may target acquisitions of Central Coast tech firms

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Cottage-Sansum merger proposal tests virtues of integration

By   /  Friday, September 30th, 2016  /  Central Coast Health Watch, middle, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Cottage-Sansum merger proposal tests virtues of integration

  State and federal regulators are grappling with a deal that could reshape the region’s health care landscape. The proposed merger of Cottage Health, operator of the only hospitals in South Santa Barbara County and the Santa Ynez Valley, with Sansum Clinic, the largest physician practice in the area, raises questions about cost, quality and Read More →

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Cottage/Sansum merger could drive up cost of care

By   /  Friday, September 2nd, 2016  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Top Stories, Top Story  /  1 Comment

Cottage Hospital wants to merge with Sansum Clinic. Regulators are studying the proposal. (Nik Blaskovich)

  It was around 3 a.m. when Emily awoke in a cold sweat. She was short of breath as her fever reached 103 degrees in the midst of an asthma attack. Emily, whose real name has been changed to protect her identity, drove to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital where she underwent a series of tests. Read More →

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Haggen store closings taking toll in Tri-Counties

By   /  Friday, October 2nd, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Haggen store closings taking toll in Tri-Counties

This Haggen store in Santa Barbara is among 23 that are closing in the Tri-Counties.

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The sudden awakening of antitrust regulators may be temporary

By   /  Friday, May 1st, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on The sudden awakening of antitrust regulators may be temporary

Just a few weeks ago, it looked like some of the crown jewels of tri-county commerce were about to change hands. Simon Property Group was mounting a hostile takeover of Macerich, looking to add The Oaks, Pacific View and La Cumbre to holdings that already include the Camarillo and Pismo Beach shopping outlet complexes. And Read More →

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Albertsons & Safeway to sell 168 stores before merger is approved

By   /  Friday, December 19th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Real Estate, Restaurants, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  1 Comment

The divestiture of the stores is part of another deal to secure FTC clearance for Albertons to acquire Safeway in a $9.2 billion deal. That transaction, which the companies are calling a merger, was announced in March and is expected to close in January.

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