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Wine, dine and dollars: Tourism leaders say foodie travel boosts region’s outlook

By   /  Friday, January 3rd, 2014  /  Central Coast, Restaurants, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Wine, dine and dollars: Tourism leaders say foodie travel boosts region’s outlook

Tourism numbers for Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties have topped pre-recession figures in recent years and that upward climb is expected to continue in 2014.

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Sierra Vista names new chief executive

By   /  Monday, December 23rd, 2013  /  Central Coast, Health Care, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Sierra Vista names new chief executive

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo has named Joseph DeSchryver as its chief executive, effective Dec. 29. He previously served as the hospital’s chief operating officer.

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Lompoc bets on TBID: Hoteliers organize tourism marketing district

By   /  Friday, December 20th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Features, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Lompoc bets on TBID: Hoteliers organize tourism marketing district

The Lompoc Tourism Improvement District was unanimously approved by the City Council on Dec. 5 and has overwhelming support from hotel owners in the city. The district will take effect Jan. 1, assessing a 2 percent tourism fee on hotel stays to generate funds to advertise the city to potential travelers.

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Mafi-Trench gears up: Santa Maria manufacturer plans for new plant

By   /  Friday, December 20th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Mafi-Trench gears up: Santa Maria manufacturer plans for new plant

James Reilly has been pushing for a new manufacturing plant to bring about 100 new jobs to Santa Maria for two years, and now the real work of getting it financed is about to begin.

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2013 attendance at Savor the Central Coast climbs 5.8%

By   /  Thursday, December 19th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on 2013 attendance at Savor the Central Coast climbs 5.8%

San Luis Obispo County’s fourth annual Savor the Central Coast again posted growth in attendance and revenue.

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SLO Spencer’s to close, be replaced by Grocery Outlet

By   /  Monday, December 16th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on SLO Spencer’s to close, be replaced by Grocery Outlet

Spencer’s Fresh Markets in the Laguna Village Shopping Center in San Luis Obispo is closing at the end of January and will be replaced by two new stores, according to the business and mall management.

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Lockheed relies on Trust: Motion-control firm lands defense contract

By   /  Friday, December 13th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Features, Small Business, Technology  /  Comments Off on Lockheed relies on Trust: Motion-control firm lands defense contract

San Luis Obispo-based Trust Automation is rapidly expanding on the heels of an important defense contract.

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