The Biz Focus

Chamber of Commerce President Retires

Chamber of Commerce President Steve Cushman announced his retirement on Tuesday. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Pacific Capital Bancorp Refutes Takeover Gossip

Rumors of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust's demise are greatly exaggerated, say Bancorp officials. Read story.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Santa Barbara's Board Game Duo

Game designers Colleen McCarthy-Evans and Joyce Johnson take home a Tagie award. Read story.

Sunday, December 7, 2008 Takes Lost & Found into the 21st Century

Santa Barbara start-up relies on people to return lost things. We're testing the system with their stuff. Read story.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Fit Enough to Fight Alzheimer's

Santa Barbara woman aims to help improve mind, body, and life for victims of this disease. Read story.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Fuel Price Spike Stings Area Fisherman

And weakened dollar and competition from anglers overseas aren't helping. Read story.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Morninglory Music Closes after 38 Years in Santa Barbara

In its day, Morninglory's opening was really not so momentous. Read story.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Introducing Los Olivos Roots Organic Farm

Organic is hip. Locally grown organic is even hipper, and, minus the bling and attitude, local organic farmers are the new, off-the-grid rock stars. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

UCSB's Student-Run Ad Agency Largest in State

Less than a year old, its professionalism has seen nothing but growth. Read story.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Will Lakeview Estates Preserve Ag or Destroy It?

Controversy swirls around the new service district amidst farm fields in the Santa Rita Hills. Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Legislators Try to Keep People in Their Homes

Capps praises bills to refinance mortgages, preserve neighborhood real estate values. Read story.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

2008 Blue & Green Guide Listings

Adventure for Hire. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Retirement Home Says It's Easy Being Green

Santa Barbara's Valle Verde retirement home is a leader. Read story.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Candidates for 3rd District Talk Bacara, Naples

Coastal access is a hot issue for this Santa Barbara County race and for the county at large as well. Read story.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Goleta-based Bargain Network to Close Call Center

Love it or hate it, Bargain Network has been employing hundreds at its Goleta call center since it opened up shop more than a decade ago. Read story.

Thursday, April 3, 2008
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