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.

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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.

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