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An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

“Who’s Minding the Store: the Small Grocery Business in Ventura County” focuses on sharing the history of many immigrant-owned markets in the county.

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Ventura startup hopes to bring meals to your door

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura startup hopes to bring meals to your door

FreshRealm is betting millions of dollars on a revolutionary concept: A backend service for businesses that enables customers to get fresh food sent directly to their homes. Combined with a reusable container that can be filled at a store and shipped via FedEx to the home, the service utilizes existing infrastructure and can scale quickly, its founders say.

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Get a move on: StartupWeekend winner taps sharing economy for moving

By   /  Friday, June 6th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Get a move on: StartupWeekend winner taps sharing economy for moving

Moving is never fun, but a Santa Barbara startup is hoping to make it a little less stressful by connecting people who need to move with nearby truck owners looking to earn extra money. NextMover bills its service, which launched earlier this year, as “your friend with a truck.”

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In the line of fire: IV Deli owners vow to ‘be strong’ after tragedy

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on In the line of fire: IV Deli owners vow to ‘be strong’ after tragedy

“As much as our hearts are broken, it’s time to move on and be strong,” said store owner Sam Hassan. “If you fall down, just get up, lick your wounds and keep going. That’s how you defeat the evil of what happened here.”

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New Venture Competition hands out prizes to UCSB startups

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on New Venture Competition hands out prizes to UCSB startups

A technology to make mobile phone GPS more accurate, a new seafood distribution system and a novel way to brand beer growlers at craft breweries were among the top winners at UC Santa Barbara’s annual New Venture Competition on May 22.

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‘Sideways’ and up: Santa Ynez Valley readies for film’s 10th anniversary

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on ‘Sideways’ and up: Santa Ynez Valley readies for film’s 10th anniversary

“I woke up and everything was different,” said Frank Ostini, owner of The Hitching Post II. “Reservation requests at the restaurant literally tripled and we’ve never looked back.”

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Gun shops say they followed the rules, don’t deserve blame

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Gun shops say they followed the rules, don’t deserve blame

At Goleta Valley Gun and Supply, the phone has been ringing constantly since early on May 24. Reporters from across the country, all fishing for a quote. The occasional anti-gun activist expressing disgust. That was the Saturday morning the world woke up to learn that a mentally deranged gunman in Isla Vista had shot and Read More →

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