February 3, 2023

		

Neal Koch


| Friday, November 25th, 2022

Vital Signs: Small business path to higher holiday sales

Columns, Small Business

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| Friday, November 25th, 2022

Trash all the trash talk

Columns

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| Friday, November 25th, 2022

Montecito Bank opens branch in Santa Maria

Banking & Finance

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| Saturday, November 19th, 2022

A little creativity can go a long way toward success

Columns

By Harvey MacKay A shopkeeper was dismayed when a brand-new small business, much like his own, opened next door on his left and erected a huge sign that read “BEST DEALS.” He was horrified when another business competitor opened on his right, and announced its arrival with an even larger sign, reading “LOWEST PRICES.” The Read More →

| Saturday, November 19th, 2022

Investor Roundtable

Personal Finance, Special Sections

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| Friday, November 18th, 2022

CommUnify, Cottage, NAACP team up for a healthy Black Friday

Columns

Street Smarts The NAACP Santa Maria-Lompoc, several community organizations and the California Department of Public Health are giving the traditional start of holiday shopping a new look by hosting a Black Health Friday Fair. The health fair features family activities, food, COVID-19 vaccines and updated boosters for those 5 years and older, according to a Read More →