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Cal Poly names new business dean

By   /  Thursday, April 10th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly names new business dean

Scott Dawson, dean of the School of Business and Administration at Portland State University, has been named the new dean of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Orfalea College of Business. He will begin his post on Aug. 1. At Portland State, Dawson previously served as interim dean for the School of Business and Administration and Read More →

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Last indie grocer leaves SLO as Whole Foods buys New Frontiers

By   /  Friday, April 4th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Last indie grocer leaves SLO as Whole Foods buys New Frontiers

The sale sets the stage for Whole Foods’ first Central Coast store but also marks the departure of San Luis Obispo’s last independently owned grocery chain.

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Coastal Commission sea-level rules could erode property rights

By   /  Friday, April 4th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Green Coast, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Coastal Commission sea-level rules could erode property rights

The seas are rising, threatening billions of dollars of California’s coastal real estate. But the question of whether property owners can armor against the waves or must fall back as their holdings wash away is at the heart of an obscure policy document making its way through the California Coastal Commission. The rules would require Read More →

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Irrigation technology firm raises $3.5M

By   /  Thursday, April 3rd, 2014  /  Agriculture, Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Irrigation technology firm raises $3.5M

San Luis Obispo-based Hortau, a company that makes cloud-based irrigation control systems for farmers, has raised $3.5 million in financing from Avrio Capital.

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SMS Masterminds raises $12.2M, becomes public

By   /  Thursday, April 3rd, 2014  /  Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  2 Comments

San Luis Obispo-based SMS Masterminds has raised $12.2 million through its parent company and will soon bring a new public company headquarters to the Central Coast.

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Disease-carrying citrus psyllid found in SLO County

By   /  Tuesday, April 1st, 2014  /  Agriculture, Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Disease-carrying citrus psyllid found in SLO County

The Asian citrus psyllid, a tiny pest that spreads a disease fatal to citrus trees, has been discovered in San Luis Obispo County for the first time. The bug was found in an insect trap at a home near Arroyo Grande, the San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture said on April 1, prompting agricultural Read More →

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Vandenberg apartments sell in Lompoc area’s largest deal in 3 years

By   /  Monday, March 31st, 2014  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  1 Comment

  A 122-unit apartment complex near Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc has been sold after listing for $14 million. The sale of the Vandenberg Garden Apartments marks the largest sale of multifamily property in north Santa Barbara County since La Vista in Santa Maria changed hands in 2011 for $42 million, according to Radius Read More →

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