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South Coast business, tech and nonprofit leaders to be lauded

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on South Coast business, tech and nonprofit leaders to be lauded

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Garufis: Bankers want to fund small business loans

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2020  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Garufis: Bankers want to fund small business loans

By Janet Garufis Last week, Henry Dubroff stepped out of his usual pundit role to share his impression of the Paycheck Protection Program rollout. I echo his sentiments and agree that it has been “a nightmare for many small business owners.” It has also been a challenging experience for many of your local bankers. I Read More →

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Tri-county vintners use virtual wine tasting to connect to customers

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Tri-county vintners use virtual wine tasting to connect to customers

Daniel Daou of Daou Vineyard & Winery in Paso Robles hosted his first virtual wine dinner from home recently, reaching 140 people in Arizona. They spent an hour and a half with him in their own homes as they enjoyed a meal packaged by a local restaurant and three Daou wines. “I have to tell Read More →

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Tri-county tourism, hospitality hurting but region suited for recovery

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2020  /  Banking Industry, Central Coast, Destinations, Education, Latest news, Restaurants, Small Business, South Coast, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Tri-county tourism, hospitality hurting but region suited for recovery

Keeping the economy closed has saved lives, but it has hurt and will continue to hurt tri-county residents in the pocketbook. A webinar put on by UC Santa Barbara on April 16 probed the different ways the community’s businesses were hurting and panelists talked about solutions to help ease the pain. “I think we can Read More →

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More questions than answers as PPP runs out of loan funds

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2020  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Central Coast, Latest news, Law, Small Business, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on More questions than answers as PPP runs out of loan funds

Questions remain as the Small Business Administration ran out of funding for the Payroll Protection Program on April 16. The fund started with $349 billion, which was quickly loaned out to businesses across the nation — but not to everyone at the same time. Independent contractors and self-employed people were able to apply for the Read More →

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Market gains but most tri-county stocks fall

By   /  Thursday, April 16th, 2020  /  Biotech, Earnings, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Market gains but most tri-county stocks fall

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Tri-county airports get federal grants as ridership plummets

By   /  Thursday, April 16th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, South Coast, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Tri-county airports get federal grants as ridership plummets

Several tri-county airports received federal funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Airport Grant Program as they faced steep declines in ridership. Of the three largest airports, San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport received the most —$20 million. Santa Barbara Municipal Airport got $9.6 million, and Santa Maria Public Airport, which lost Read More →

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