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UCSB forecast predicts ‘new normal’ for water conservation

By   /  Friday, January 27th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on UCSB forecast predicts ‘new normal’ for water conservation

A mid-year forecast by the UC Santa Barbara Economic Forecast Project illustrated a “new normal” for water conservation measures but uncertainty for the economy in the wake of the election. Demand has fallen below 10,000 acre feet of water for the Goleta Water District after mandated conservation requirements. While not sustainable in the long term, Read More →

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Fitch gives San Luis Obispo an AA+ credit rating

By   /  Friday, January 27th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Fitch gives San Luis Obispo an AA+ credit rating

Fitch Ratings gave the city of San Luis Obispo an AA+ credit rating on Jan. 27, describing its financial performance as “exceptionally strong.” The city’s revenue growth is expected to exceed the national pace, Fitch said in an independent assessment, and the city’s financial outlook is stable. Fitch said SLO has a “robust financial planning Read More →

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PG&E donates to EVC-SLO County to create stronger economy

By   /  Friday, January 27th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Latest news  /  Comments Off on PG&E donates to EVC-SLO County to create stronger economy

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. donated a $25,000 grant to the Economic Vitality Corp. of San Luis Obispo County that aims to help create a strong regional economy. The grant will support the corporation’s countywide Economic Strategy Project that analyzes the local economy and helps business start and expand in an area known for its Read More →

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California, U.S. must stop dreaming and face fiscal reality

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Columns, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

Henry Dubroff

Maybe it’s time to get real. The idealized view of America that brought about the populist revolution in the November election is not going to come back. Going back to 1970s or 1980s work rules would mean shackling millions of workers to jobs that offered little mobility, bare-bones pensions without inflation protection and uncertain prospects Read More →

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A taste of Paso Robles history and wines at Epoch Estate

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Agriculture, Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on A taste of Paso Robles history and wines at Epoch Estate

The historic York Mountain Winery partially collapsed into a pile of bricks during the 6.6 magnitude San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Walls that were left standing at the Central Coast’s first winery looked like they might come down anytime. The landmark west of Paso Robles, built in 1882 by Andrew York, rested in ruins for Read More →

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Farm Supply Company restructures as executives retire

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Agriculture, Central Coast, Features, Latest news, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Farm Supply Company restructures as executives retire

Incoming CEO Cara Crye and retiring CEO Jim Brabeck pose outside the Farm Supply Company store in San Luis Obispo. (Courtesy photo)

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Tri-county governments lower pension investment targets

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, middle, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Tri-county governments lower pension investment targets

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