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Tuning in to the Tri-Counties: KEYT, KCOY team on news coverage

By   /  Friday, April 18th, 2014  /  Central Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Tuning in to the Tri-Counties: KEYT, KCOY team on news coverage

Under a deal announced last year, CBS affiliate KCOY’s news will be produced under a shared-services agreement with Santa Barbara-based ABC affiliate KEYT. Journalists on the ground in Santa Maria will contribute to a live newscast from studios in Santa Barbara, replacing the old setup in which the evening KCOY newscast is produced in Salinas at station KION.

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Location, location is key to drought outlook for region’s vintners

By   /  Friday, April 18th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Small Business, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Location, location is key to drought outlook for region’s vintners

California’s production of wine grapes is likely to decline this year after record yields in 2012 and 2013, but it’s uncertain whether the booming Central Coast will join in the slide.

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Minicucci masterminds public listing for SMS

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Minicucci masterminds public listing for SMS

Alex Minicucci, CEO of San Luis Obispo-based SMS Masterminds. (Business Times file photo)

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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  /  Agribusiness, 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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