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Pot lawsuit seeks $2.2M in BOE relief

By   /  Friday, May 1st, 2015  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Pot lawsuit seeks $2.2M in BOE relief

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Cancer foundation launches fund, enlists Amgen

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2015  /  Health Care, Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cancer foundation launches fund, enlists Amgen

The roots of the Kids’ Cancer Research Foundation in San Luis Obispo go back more than a decade ago to a diagnosis that changed the life of Frank Kalman, the organization’s founder.

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SLO incubator expands, will accept non-Cal Poly startups

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on SLO incubator expands, will accept non-Cal Poly startups

After operating full-time for just over two years now, the program will move from its current 6,000-square-foot space to a 15,000-square-foot building in downtown San Luis Obipso.

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Independent bookstores on decline as Granada Books shuts doors

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Independent bookstores on decline as Granada Books shuts doors

With the rise of book-selling giants like Borders and Barnes & Noble in the 1990s, followed by digitized selling popularized by Amazon in the new millennium, independently owned bookstores like Granada have become a rarity.

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Calavo gains with avocados, strawberries blossom statewide

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2015  /  Agriculture, Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Calavo gains with avocados, strawberries blossom statewide

The Tri-Counties was hit with at least $10 million in lost crop revenue last year, but there are still a good number of bright spots in ag.

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Montecito has no cheap fix for drought

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2015  /  Agriculture, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Montecito has no cheap fix for drought

Mounting water deficits are forcing smaller communities in the Tri-Counties to take drastic action to cope with the state’s worst drought in decades.

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Navy turns to area firms for work at Surface Warfare Center

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Navy turns to area firms for work at Surface Warfare Center

Officials from the testing and research facility told tri-county businesses during an industry forum on March 25 that it’s now sourcing nearly half of its work from area small businesses.

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