Munger’s gift outpaces a $50 million gift by Oracle Corp. Vice Chairman Jeff Henley to fund UCSB’s research into energy efficiency and other science programs.
The Towbes Group is building nearly 500 new housing units in Santa Maria with two new apartment projects.
The South Coast Business and Technology Awards, the largest business networking and educational fundraising event in the region, will honor a green packaging company, a drought-resistant seed company and a rescue equipment maker, among others, as it celebrates its 20th year.
The Santa Maria Valley is on the upswing, and builders and businesses are taking note. In April, Santa Maria saw its unemployment rate dip below 10 percent for the first time in more than four years, according to a report released by the Santa Barbara County Workforce Investment Board on May 17. “Going below double Read More →
The development for Sansum appears to have hit a sweet spot — good-paying jobs, a much-needed surgery suite for the giant clinic and, plenty of parking and no objection from neighbors.
Sansum Clinic has started construction on its first new South Coast building in decades. The new surgery and medical office suite is a joint venture with Santa Barbara-based Towbes Group and is located on Foothill Road on a vacant property adjacent to Highway 154. The site will include two buildings totaling approximately 60,000 square feet. Read More →
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