Peter Rupert

UCSB Economic Forecast

UCSB Economic Forecast

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Business owners, landlords and city officials came together earlier this week to discuss the future of Santa Barbara’s main shopping thoroughfare.

How to revitalize State Street

Business owners, landlords and city officials came together earlier this week to discuss the future of Santa Barbara’s main shopping thoroughfare.

from The 805

Newly released numbers from UCSB give a clearer picture of how Santa Barbara County’s economy is doing. Unemployment is down. Housing costs are up.

Unemployment down, housing up in Santa Barbara

Newly released numbers from UCSB give a clearer picture of how Santa Barbara County’s economy is doing. Unemployment is down. Housing costs are up.

from KCRW Features

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A new government effort aims to bolster what’s sometimes called the “missing middle” in California’s most expensive housing markets.

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Santa Barbara is the latest city in California to consider phasing out fossil fuels by requiring new construction to be all-electric.

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At a greenhouse in La Jolla, California, scientists are trying to harness the carbon-sucking power of plants to clean up the atmosphere.

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