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Cal Poly SLO contracts with REC Solar for solar farm project

By   /  Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Education, Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly SLO contracts with REC Solar for solar farm project

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo announced the launch of a 4.5 megawatt solar farm project Oct. 3 that will provide around a quarter of its total electricity usage. The university has contracted with REC Solar to finance construction and maintenance through a power purchase agreement. Construction began in late September and is expected to be Read More →

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Community Choice Energy costly option for Central Coast

By   /  Friday, September 29th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Energy, Latest news, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Community Choice Energy costly option for Central Coast

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Ojai Community Bank sale to close Sept. 29

By   /  Tuesday, September 26th, 2017  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Central Coast, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Ojai Community Bank sale to close Sept. 29

The Bank of the Sierra took the final step toward closing its acquisition of the parent company of Ojai Community Bank on Sept. 22, with the announcement that OCB Bancorp shareholders had voted to approve the deal. The announcement was made a day after the OCB Bancorp shareholder vote. Ojai Community Bank will close on Read More →

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Cal Poly SLO gets $500,000 grant to fund startup development

By   /  Monday, September 25th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Education, Energy, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly SLO gets $500,000 grant to fund startup development

The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship received $500,000 to fund startup development in the county as part of an effort to mitigate job losses from the proposed closure of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, announced on Sept. 18 that the Department of Commerce’s Read More →

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California’s labor shortage can be fixed

By   /  Friday, September 22nd, 2017  /  Central Coast, Education, Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on California’s labor shortage can be fixed

By Jordan Cunningham California has a huge hole in our skilled labor force. Construction companies scramble to find carpenters, electricians, iron workers and those in other specialized careers that make up the construction workforce. Nearly 70 percent of California contractors said they’re having difficulty filling positions for installation specialists. Roughly 50 percent said it’s difficult Read More →

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Input sought on plan to close Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant by 2025

By   /  Friday, September 22nd, 2017  /  Central Coast, Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Input sought on plan to close Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant by 2025

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Defense stock investors making ‘flight to safety’

By   /  Friday, September 22nd, 2017  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Defense stock investors making ‘flight to safety’

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