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QAD results hint at tech sector rebound

By   /  Monday, December 7th, 2009  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on QAD results hint at tech sector rebound

QAD, the Santa Barbara-based maker of enterprise software, has turned in a strong performance for its third quarter ended Oct. 31, signaling early signs of a turnaround for an important business segment in the region. QAD’s shares hit a 52-week high on the Nasdaq after it reported Nov. 24 that it had earned 13 cents Read More →

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San Luis Obispo jet center breaks ground

By   /  Monday, November 30th, 2009  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on San Luis Obispo jet center breaks ground

A San Luis Obispo-based aviation company that provides private jet charters has broken ground on a $10  million corporate jet center near the regional airport. Aviation Consultants, a private company that runs the San Luis Jet Center, is building a massive new facility near the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. The nearly 80,000-square-foot project includes Read More →

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Atascadero on the rise

By   /  Monday, November 30th, 2009  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Atascadero on the rise

For years now, the city of Atascadero has retained a strong resemblance to the mudhole for which it was named. Dominated by construction zones, detours and piles of dirt, the core of the city is usually one storm away from being a muddy mess. But one development — the Colony Square Project — could provide Read More →

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REC Solar soaks up wine, stimulus dollars

By   /  Monday, November 30th, 2009  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on REC Solar soaks up wine, stimulus dollars

Wine profits and stimulus money are helping fuel expansion at one of the fastest-growing renewable energy companies on the Central Coast. San Luis Obispo-based REC Solar has expanded from 20 employees in 2005 to about 500 today and will install 1,700 solar systems this year. The company predicts that business in the agriculture sector — Read More →

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Big changes in store for area chambers

By   /  Monday, November 23rd, 2009  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Big changes in store for area chambers

Ventura Chamber of Commerce President and Chief Executive Officer Zoe Taylor is stepping down, marking the latest — but not the last — shift in the way chambers do business in the Tri-Counties. Taylor’s resignation comes on the heels of an exceptionally bad year for the chamber of commerce industry. With membership slipping, the regional Read More →

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City still waits for wind firm

By   /  Monday, November 23rd, 2009  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on City still waits for wind firm

Continental Wind Power has made big promises to the people of Santa Paula, but there are signs that the young company is struggling to meet its self-imposed deadline for a new assembly plant. On June 30, Continental President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Winsayer stood before a crowd at Santa Paula’s City Hall. He said Read More →

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Black Friday dreams

By   /  Monday, November 23rd, 2009  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Black Friday dreams

Just months after the Camarillo Premium Outlets unveiled its massive expansion, the retail center will be put to the ultimate test, facing one of the most challenging holiday shopping seasons in recent history. In response to the downturn, price-conscious consumers have adopted new shopping strategies to help them wring every last cent from their hard-earned Read More →