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Getting a grip on diabetes: Aptitude device gets fast track status for clinical trials

By   /  Friday, October 24th, 2014  /  Health Care, Latest news, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Getting a grip on diabetes: Aptitude device gets fast track status for clinical trials

Aptitude creates a special type of molecule called an aptamer, which it is using to develop a first-of-its-kind hand-held device that measures insulin concentrations in real-time and can diagnose pre-diabetes. The government’s interest in furthering such research is unsurprising as diabetes affects more than 9 percent of Americans.

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Pumpkin growers spooked by drought conditions

By   /  Friday, October 24th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Small Business, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Pumpkin growers spooked by drought conditions

With an emergency drought in full swing, tri-county pumpkins farmers had to cut back acreage and plant the seasonal crop a little earlier than usual to avoid over-ripening or rotting.

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Tourism may benefit from new sanctuary

By   /  Friday, October 17th, 2014  /  Latest news, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Tourism may benefit from new sanctuary

The proposed Central Coast National Marine Sanctuary could add, at minimum, $23 million dollars per year to the local economy and create almost 600 new jobs.

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Pressing ahead: Olive growers brace for tighter standards

By   /  Friday, October 17th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Small Business, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Pressing ahead: Olive growers brace for tighter standards

In the quiet hills of Templeton, dense rows of olive branches line a narrow dirt road that winds through the fields and right up to the doorstep of Olea Olive Farm, where visitors can taste an array of specialty extra virgin olive oils made on-site.

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The Collection at RiverPark launches Annex microshops

By   /  Friday, October 17th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Real Estate, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on The Collection at RiverPark launches Annex microshops

Shea Properties and CenterCal Properties recently announced the newest addition to The Collection at RiverPark — The Annex, a 13,800-square-foot collection of microshops, artisan boutiques and epicurean treats, opening in 2015.

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Tiny bubbles to have big profile at Pismo wine festival

By   /  Friday, October 17th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Tiny bubbles to have big profile at Pismo wine festival

The first-annual Bubblyfest will be held amidst brimming interest in sparkling wine.

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SLO developers expand regional impact

By   /  Friday, October 17th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Real Estate, Subscriber content, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on SLO developers expand regional impact

San Luis Obispo-based real estate and development firm PB Cos., started in 2011 by partners Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, has gone from a single deal to build a few homes to a collection of projects valued at more than $300 million.

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