Local Group Gives Santa Barbara County Economic Wellness Grade of D+

— By Sam Goldman (Noozhawk staff writer)  Reason in Government report says growing issues of pension costs and infrastructure backlogs are hampering economic development.  (Sam Goldman / Noozhawk photo) Santa Barbara County isn’t sitting so pretty right now,… Read More

Save the Date!

2017 Santa Barbara Housing Conference   Friday, May 19, 2017 The Coastal Housing Coalition is proud to announce its upcoming Santa Barbara Housing Conference on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Carrillo Recreation Center, 100 E. Carrillo St…. Read More

Housing solution key to strong Central Coast economy

By Alex Kacik   /   Friday, October 28th, 2016 / Pacific Coast Business Times  The only sustainable way to foster long-term economic growth is by building more housing, said Chris Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics. “If… Read More

Dubroff: Coastal Commission should tackle housing shortage

It is perhaps appropriate that an effort to unseat Charles Lester, executive director of the California Coastal Commission, might just come to a head in Morro Bay on Feb. 10. That’s the date when the commission is set… Read More