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Tourism outlook bright; tri-county revenue rising

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Tourism outlook bright; tri-county revenue rising

As the tri-county region has emerged from the Great Recession, travel and tourism loom larger and larger on the economic landscape, with Memorial Day as the traditional kick off to the region’s peak season. In San Luis Obispo County, rebounding travel and tourism, plus the burgeoning solar industry, are key drivers of new jobs. Visit Read More →

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Third Window Brewing taking shape at new SB development

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Real Estate, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Third Window Brewing taking shape at new SB development

Kris Parker, grandson of the late Fess Parker, is working to open Santa Barbara’s newest brewery operation. With the help of a few friends, family members and business partners, Parker is bringing Third Window Brewing to the new commercial development known as The Mill at the corner of Laguna and Haley streets. He’ll be joined Read More →

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Craft brewing’s steady rise: StartupSB panel forecasts growth for boutique labels

By   /  Friday, May 22nd, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Craft brewing’s steady rise: StartupSB panel forecasts growth for boutique labels

  Firestone Walker Brewing Co.’s flagship beer, 805, is the best thing that ever happened to Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., according to Jaime Deitenhofer, founder of the growing Buellton-based label. The adoption of 805 by traditional macro-beer drinkers as their go-to adult beverage has given Fig Mountain and other startup craft breweries in the region Read More →

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SLO incubator expands, will accept non-Cal Poly startups

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on SLO incubator expands, will accept non-Cal Poly startups

After operating full-time for just over two years now, the program will move from its current 6,000-square-foot space to a 15,000-square-foot building in downtown San Luis Obipso.

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Ice cream venture thrives in small retail spaces

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Ice cream venture thrives in small retail spaces

Rori’s Creamery has whipped up a plan for retail expansion.

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Santa Barbara startup to close crowdfunding’s missing link

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara startup to close crowdfunding’s missing link

GroupGets is an online platform that hopes to democratize access to high-tech components.

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Independent bookstores on decline as Granada Books shuts doors

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Independent bookstores on decline as Granada Books shuts doors

With the rise of book-selling giants like Borders and Barnes & Noble in the 1990s, followed by digitized selling popularized by Amazon in the new millennium, independently owned bookstores like Granada have become a rarity.

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