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Discovery Museum adds Space Shuttle exhibit

By   /  Thursday, May 11th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Higher Education, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Discovery Museum adds Space Shuttle exhibit

The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum unveiled its newest exhibit on May 10, a Space Shuttle created in partnership with the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The interactive exhibit simulates rocket launches with audio recordings from NASA’s Space Shuttle Discovery. A hands-on launch sequence and video feed from the base highlight science, Read More →

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Banker, developer Towbes prioritized philanthropy

By   /  Friday, April 21st, 2017  /  Banking Industry, Central Coast, Real Estate, right, South Coast, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Banker, developer Towbes prioritized philanthropy

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Dubroff: More routes, bigger planes help tri-county airports take off

By   /  Friday, April 14th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: More routes, bigger planes help tri-county airports take off

Henry Dubroff

Just 18 months ago, the future looked grim for the region’s airports. Pilot shortages and a switch by regional carriers from prop jet to all-jet fleets meant cutbacks and consolidation up and down the coast. Business travelers from airports in Burbank, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo were facing fewer options and higher Read More →

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Philanthropist, banker and developer Michael Towbes dies at 87

By   /  Thursday, April 13th, 2017  /  Banking Industry, Latest news, Nonprofits, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Philanthropist, banker and developer Michael Towbes dies at 87

  Updated at 10 a.m. April 14: Michael Towbes, the tri-county region’s most prominent philanthropist, banker and real estate developer, whose influence spanned nearly six decades, died April 13. He was 87. “He passed away early this morning, surrounded by family, in peace,” said Towbes Group President Craig Zimmerman, in an email to the Business Read More →

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Our view: Common sense key trait for city council candidates

By   /  Friday, April 7th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Common sense key trait for city council candidates

As Goleta, Santa Maria and other municipalities contemplate district elections for city council — with dire predictions about anti-business bias among candidates — James Fenkner has a better idea. Fenkner, a self-described “radical centrist,” has launched a talent search for candidates in the upcoming Santa Barbara city elections. He is hoping that through informal networking Read More →

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Utilities charging ahead with infrastructure for electric vehicles

By   /  Friday, March 31st, 2017  /  Energy, right, Technology  /  Comments Off on Utilities charging ahead with infrastructure for electric vehicles

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Our view: Infill development critical to meeting housing needs

By   /  Friday, March 31st, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Infill development critical to meeting housing needs

At a time when hand wringing over the high cost of housing has become more of a political cop out than a panacea, a new study underscores the benefits of infill development. Next 10, a group that relies on interdisciplinary research from UC Berkeley’s law, environmental and business experts, has cited infill housing for many Read More →