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Refugio oil spill pinches tri-county small businesses

By   /  Friday, July 3rd, 2015  /  Energy, Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Refugio oil spill pinches tri-county small businesses

Jamie Diamond is thrilled that the region’s fishing ban has been lifted but her sportfishing business is still reeling from the Refugio oil spill. Diamond has owned and operated Santa Barbara-based Stardust Sportfishing with her husband Jason for the past 20 years. They take private charters and open parties of tourists and local regulars fishing Read More →

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Vapur relocates distribution center from Midwest to Oxnard

By   /  Friday, June 26th, 2015  /  Small Business, Technology, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Vapur relocates distribution center from Midwest to Oxnard

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Supreme Court rules for small business owners, not government

By   /  Friday, June 26th, 2015  /  Columns, Law, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Supreme Court rules for small business owners, not government

Big companies can afford armies of lawyers to keep government regulators at bay. Just look at the big banks’ response to the financial crisis or the clever-but-stupid way Plains All American used the courts to get around state pipeline regulations, then had a nasty oil spill due to negligence or worse. But rare is the Read More →

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Santa Barbara-based Ontraport named great place for millennials to work

By   /  Wednesday, June 24th, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara-based Ontraport named great place for millennials to work

Ontraport, a Santa Barbara-based small businesses management and marketing company, made the Fortune Magazine and Great Places to Work “100 Best Companies for Millennials” list. Ontraport is ranked No. 81 on the list, which looks at what millennials value most when finding a workplace. Respondents to Fortune’s survey said they desire open communication, collaboration, and Read More →

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State Street becoming factory outlet center

By   /  Friday, June 19th, 2015  /  Latest news, Opinion, Real Estate, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on State Street becoming factory outlet center

It was a retail icon, a testament to the 1990s rise of State Street in Santa Barbara as a shopping mecca. The very name oozed luxury and aspiration. Saks Fifth Avenue. And soon it will be gone. The property at the corner of State and Carrillo streets in the 1000 block of the center of Read More →

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Paso Robles wine castle’s woes fade into medieval history

By   /  Friday, June 19th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Small Business, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Paso Robles wine castle’s woes fade into medieval history

The former Eagle Castle Winery, a Paso Robles wine country landmark overlooking Highway 46 West, has emerged from its version of the Dark Ages with a more modern look and visitor-friendly improvements after sitting vacant for 18 months and being sold while under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now the home of Tooth & Nail Winery, Read More →

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San Luis Obispo supervisors deny appeal over Harbor Terrace project

By   /  Friday, June 19th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Real Estate, Small Business, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on San Luis Obispo supervisors deny appeal over Harbor Terrace project

On June 16, Michael Kidd and his Concerned Citizens for Avila army rallied as hard as they could against a proposed redevelopment of 32 acres in the hills above the Port San Luis Harbor District, but couldn’t stop more than a decade of momentum behind the project. The proposed $20 million development could include up Read More →

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