The Biz Focus

Execs, Politicos, Journos, Enviros Talk Eco-Trends at Bacara

The world's most powerful multinational executives converged on the outer edges of Goleta last week to discuss how to go green and still make lots of green while doing so. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Governator Pushes Green at ECO:nomics on Friday

Bacara conference comes to a close with talk of ethanol, solar, wind, nuclear, philanthropy, and oil. Read story.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Presidential Candidates' Reps Talk Green at ECO:nomics

Energy policy wonks for Obama, Clinton, and McCain share their visions at Bacara conference. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Activists Infiltrate ECO:nomics, Briefly

Rainforest Action Network sneaks into conference, confronts Archer Daniels Midland exec. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

ECO:nomics Begins at Bacara

Multinational execs consider the business of going green in landmark conference. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Barfoot Snowboards Turns 30

A look back on the history of snowboarding and its lesser known origins in our neck of the woods. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

The Future of Biofuels Takes Root in S.B.

Jatropha looks like a weed, but its seeds could be used to power your car. Read how this bean may be the biofuel of the future. Read story.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Developer Won't Give Up Transit Center Dream

David Lack appealed to the Rotarians after the city rejected his bid to build it. Read story.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

The Mean Greens

Money is the root of all Mollie's evils, too. Read story.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Heeger on Solar Futures

The Nobel Prize winning scientist and venture capitalist will speak at the Elephant Bar. Read story.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Santa Barbarans Get Behind Microloans

Microcredit is not just for Bangladesh anymore. It's happening in Santa Barbara too. Read story.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

North County Wineries Snagged in Undercover Sting Operation

Three clerks cited for selling alcohol to minors. Read story.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Permitted: Stateside Lounge to Boogie Down

Future dance permit applicants, however, may not have such an easy time getting okayed for rug-cutting. Read story.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Racing for Green School Dollars

CiCi Parsons' "Take Stock in the Future" makes fundraising debut. Read story.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Santa Barbara Writers Strike, Too

"Don't be greedy, don't be petty. You won't get your Ugly Betty!" -Striker's slogan heard outside the gates at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood Read story.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007
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