Business News Roundup
UCSB's Center for Nanotechnology in Society and the California NanoSystems Institute invite the community to attend a casual public forum called Nano-Meeter to discuss the use and implications of green nanotechnologies. Read story.
Thursday, August 21, 2008
On the Beat: Pinch-penny airlines force Mike Adriansen, with his familiar face and helping hands, out of business. Gaviota land saved. Read story.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
And weakened dollar and competition from anglers overseas aren't helping. Read story.
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Dinner and a movie has been one of the standby dates probably since Edison, but Restaurant Marcella at Fess Parker's Wine County Inn (2860 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 688-7788) has decided to provide you with both in one fell swoop, if a lovely outdoor patio is a swoop. Read story.
Thursday, August 14, 2008
Despite the hard work of taxicab drivers to keep the city safe at night and moving during the day, they're complaining that they're being treated as second-class citizens by City Hall, which has approved unprecedented numbers of taxi companies and cabs in recent years yet done little to accommodate the growth. Read story.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Diego, Sacramento to end September 2. Read story.
Thursday, July 10, 2008
The rent doubled on Mel's Lounge, the bar and pool hall that the fashionable Paseo Nuevo mall had to build around. Read story.
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
For California's abalone divers, it was the best of times, fueled by a resource with seemingly no end. A community of pals and partners, the divers had the sea to themselves and all the abs they could grab. Read story.
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Say mothers should be allowed "natural childbirth" regardless of previous C-sections. Read story.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Gaucho-themed cycles promotes school pride, alternative transportation. Read story.
Monday, June 23, 2008
Oil company begins area assessment under EPA direction. Read story.
Monday, June 23, 2008
Lawsuit alleges that workers did not receive overtime pay or rest breaks. Read story.
Sunday, June 8, 2008
Democratic plan purports to rebuild surplus while cutting middle-class taxes. Read story.
Friday, June 6, 2008
After threatening to become the third successive Miramar Hotel owner to pull out of the project to restore the classic Montecito hotel, Rick Caruso has renewed his commitment following a teleconference with county staff on June 2. Read story.
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Two weeks after salivating heavily over the multimillion dollar potential of a tax on crude oil production, Santa Barbara County supervisors voted unanimously this week to get out of the fast lane toward a November ballot question on the matter and take a slow approach to the still-developing tax plan, taking perhaps as long as two years. Read story.