This is a column about how dysfunction in Washington is handing billions over to Wall Street while threatening thousands of jobs on the Central Coast. Just a year ago, Allergan shut its Goleta breast implant operation after it came under siege from corporate raiders, Activis, a New Jersey-based company that used an acquisition in Ireland Read More →
Goleta-based footwear and apparel company Deckers managed to smash Wall Street expectations in its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter earnings. The company recorded a $1.4 million profit for the quarter after posting a loss in the same period last year. Deckers also had record revenue of $340.6 million for the quarter, an increase of 15.6 percent Read More →
Inogen, the Goleta-based maker of direct-to-consumer respiratory products, on April 27 reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.5 million. The company said it had net income of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 6 cents per share. Inogen, which produces oxygen concentrators for patients suffering from chronic respiratory conditions, posted revenue of $29.1 Read More →
Andrew Ross Sorkin, M&A reporter for the New York Times, and CNN host Fareed Zakaria will speak in Santa Barbara.
A generation after “Dallas” disappeared from the small screen, Ojai actor Larry Hagman has staged a comeback as a media star. The man who played J.R. Ewing was the subject of global news coverage — including a flattering column in the Sunday New York Times — after he won a big settlement against Citigroup and Read More →