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Paso groups agree on water plan

By   /  Thursday, December 5th, 2013  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Paso groups agree on water plan

With potentially expensive lawsuits looming in the background, two of the groups jockeying to shape the future of a water district in Paso Robles wine country have put aside their differences in hopes of avoiding years in court and millions of dollars in legal fees.

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Santa Maria Energy to raise $40M, go public

By   /  Thursday, December 5th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Santa Maria Energy to raise $40M, go public

Santa Maria Energy is going public and raising at least $40 million in new capital — and possibly much more – which could put the firm’s total funds raised at an estimated $90 million.

Santa Maria Energy’s contentious project to drill 136 new oil wells in North Santa Barbara County received approval from the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors last month. The Supervisors imposed strict limits on the project’s carbon emissions, essentially implementing a 10,000-ton-per-year cap and requiring the company to buy carbon credits if it goes over that limit.

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HomeGoods signs $3.4M lease in SLO

By   /  Wednesday, December 4th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Real Estate, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on HomeGoods signs $3.4M lease in SLO

Retail chain HomeGoods has signed a 10-year lease valued at $3.4 million at the Irish Hills Plaza in San Luis Obispo. It will replace OfficeMax in the 20,059-square-foot space.

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Wine on wheels: Mobile bottling service works with vintners large and small

By   /  Friday, November 29th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Small Business, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Wine on wheels: Mobile bottling service works with vintners large and small

The Bottlemeister’s schedule is so busy that CEO Tom Nulman can only take on a few new clients a year. But he tries to make room for small operations, giving them the same pricing as larger clients, even if the lower volumes means he’ll only break even on a day of bottling.

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Cal Poly boots up cybersecurity program

By   /  Friday, November 29th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly boots up cybersecurity program

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is rolling out a new Cybersecurity Center in collaboration with Northup Grumman and Raytheon with an eye toward training security experts for the defense industry and giving all of its engineering students a firmer grasp of how to make their creations secure against hackers.

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Cal Poly engineering students team with firms to tackle projects

By   /  Monday, November 25th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly engineering students team with firms to tackle projects

An in-bottle wine aerator, a Spider-Man-like robot that can climb walls and a peach pit detector were among the projects on display at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s mechanical engineering expo on Nov. 21.

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Central Coast leads the way as solar, tourism boost SLO County recovery

By   /  Friday, November 22nd, 2013  /  Central Coast, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Central Coast leads the way as solar, tourism boost SLO County recovery

In remarks prepared for the 2014 SLO County Economic Forecast Breakfast on Nov. 22, Jordan Levine of Beacon Economics said only San Luis Obispo, San Jose, San Francisco and Bakersfield have gone positive when it comes to the pre-recession jobs peak.

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