A Montecito man is facing allegations that he sold money-losing stock to clients and gave them flawed financial advice despite being banned from brokering securities by industry regulators. A lawsuit filed in Santa Barbara County Superior Court on April 3 alleges that Elias Argyropoulos and his Coast Village Road company, Prima Capital Group, assured investor Read More →
The Starbucks-anchored retail center at 1046 Coast Village Road in Montecito has been sold to a local couple for $14.5 million. Montecito residents Deborah and James Longo purchased the 13,800-square-foot property in an off-market deal, according to Radius Commercial Real Estate & Investments. Along with the coffee shop, the other long-term tenants at the Read More →
Customers of the State Water Project will not receive any water deliveries this year if current dry conditions persist, a cutback that could be troublesome for certain tri-county cities.
The only thing that feels slower than the drive on Highway 101 from Ventura to Santa Barbara at 8:30 a.m. on a Monday morning is the process of getting the last bits of the four-lane road along the way widened.
A contrite Ty Warner escaped prison time when he went before a federal judge on Jan. 14 after pleading guilty to federal tax evasion charges and paying a huge fine.
After several false starts over the years, the Fess Parker family is moving forward with revised plans for its second waterfront hotel in Santa Barbara, one of a few hotel developments in the city that could see progress in the New Year.
The late Julia Child’s charitable foundation is suing cookware retailer Williams-Sonoma over allegedly misappropriating the cooking legend’s name to drive traffic to its stores. Child, whose television shows and books inspired millions to try their hand at crafting French cuisine at home, founded the Montecito-based Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts in Read More →