When mudslides shut Interstate Highway 5 through the Grapevine in mid-October, the effect on the Central Coast was immediate and severe. Thousands of cars and trucks had little choice but to travel via Highway 101 and they clogged the route from Ventura to Santa Barbara — a trip that takes 30 minutes in light Read More →
Efforts to designate Los Angeles as the U.S. host city for the 2024 Olympic are worth more than passing attention by leaders along the Highway 101 corridor. That’s because a successful bid by Los Angeles for the summer games would produce multiple benefits for the Central Coast, with a broad impact on business. The 1984 Read More →
The freshest news in Goleta is that Happy Harry’s Produce Market is looking for new owners as three longtime partners split ways. Located at 7020 Calle Real, near the Glen Annie and Storke Road exit off Highway 101, the green grocer and all-natural foods store is on the market for just under $2.4 million. The Read More →
The tri-county tech scene is buzzing at a rate unseen since the dot-com boom of the late 1990s and early 2000s. Invoca, the Santa Barbara-based telephone marketing automation firm, has joined the ranks of companies in the Tri-Counties on the path to an IPO. Invoca’s announcement June 25 capped a whirlwind spring for tri-county tech Read More →
Amid a startup wave in Santa Monica, a revitalizing downtown and an emerging tech corridor on Highway 101, a younger and hipper group of entrepreneurs is beginning to reshape the corporate culture of Greater Los Angeles. That’s part of the reason why it put a smile on my face to see two companies from Ventura Read More →
When we began publishing 15 years ago, the conventional wisdom was that Highway 101 would not be widened in our lifetime.