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Beer business froths over: Breweries plan major expansions in the region

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  Central Coast, South Coast, Special Sections, Top Stories, Tourism, West Ventura County, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Beer business froths over: Breweries plan major expansions in the region

With new taprooms and expansion plans galore for the region’s craft-brew business, it’s heady days for the Tri-Counties’ beer industry.

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Fire and law enforcement groups oppose Measure P

By   /  Wednesday, September 10th, 2014  /  Central Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Fire and law enforcement groups oppose Measure P

Organizations representing more than 700 public-safety officials in Santa Barbara County have taken a  stand against a ballot initiative that could eventually shut down much of the oil and gas production in the county. The Santa Barbara County Firefighters Association, the county Deputy Sheriffs Association and the Santa Barbara Police Officers Association all said Sept. Read More →

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Measure P puts future of oil drilling at stake

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Green Coast, Law, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Measure P puts future of oil drilling at stake

Measure P would ban the use of techniques such as hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, and acid stimulation, which aren’t currently in use in the county. But it would also ban practices such as cyclic steaming, which is in use at about one-third of Santa Barbara County’s nearly 1,200 wells.

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Tank Farm rolls ahead: EIR approved for 332-acre Chevron project in SLO

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Tank Farm rolls ahead: EIR approved for 332-acre Chevron project in SLO

Chevron and commercial real estate leaders says the project, which includes a business park at full build-out, will act as a catalyst for private-sector development in that portion of San Luis Obispo.

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Engineering a deal: Stantec buys Penfield & Smith

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Real Estate, South Coast, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Engineering a deal: Stantec buys Penfield & Smith

Since coming out of the recession, Penfield & Smith had been growing between 5 percent and 10 percent annually but that the company wasn’t hitting its full potential, CEO Hady Izadpanah told the Business Times.

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Governments, businesses band together on better broadband

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Columns, East Ventura County, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Governments, businesses band together on better broadband

The Broadband Consortium Pacific Coast has been launched to bring the region’s Internet up to speed. The effort is a collaboration between public- and private-sector officials in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties and has received an initial $300,000 in grant funding for its first two years from the California Public Utilities Commission.

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Public Market, brewery slated for San Luis Obispo

By   /  Thursday, September 4th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Restaurants, Top Stories, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Public Market, brewery slated for San Luis Obispo

A new public food market is in the works for the Bonetti Ranch property in San Luis Obispo, with Buellton-based Figueroa Mountain Brewery as the anchor tenant.

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