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AirFest in Santa Maria exposes public to aviation industry

By   /  Friday, October 4th, 2019  /  Central Coast, Destinations, Latest news, Tourism  /  No Comments

Santa Maria is rekindling its history in aviation and connecting people with an industry that is often not experienced up-close. The second annual Central Coast AirFest, a two-day airshow on Oct. 12-13, will be held this year at the Santa Maria Public Airport in partnership with Central Coast Jet Center. “This is a way to Read More →

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Dive boat operator Truth Aquatics suspends all operations

By   /  Tuesday, October 1st, 2019  /  Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Tourism  /  No Comments

Santa Barbara-based Truth Aquatics, which operated the dive boat Conception that burned on Labor Day and killed 34 people, said it is suspending all operations while an investigation continues. “With the continued calls and request for tours, we want to announce that we are officially suspending all operations of our Truth Aquatic fleet for a Read More →

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Paso Robles hotel opens on site of former almond processing plant

By   /  Friday, September 27th, 2019  /  Destinations, Tourism  /  No Comments

Oxford Suites Paso Robles, a five-story hotel with 101 rooms, had a soft opening in Paso Robles at beginning of August and will officially open within the next month or two. Parent company Oxford Corporate, a family-owned portfolio of 16 hotels throughout Oregon, California, Washington and Idaho, is planning a grand opening and ribbon cutting Read More →

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Sponsors make admission free to Invesco QQQ Championship

By   /  Friday, September 20th, 2019  /  Destinations, East Ventura County, right, Tourism  /  No Comments

The fourth annual PGA Tour Champions event in Westlake Village is ramping up its day sponsors and hoping to boost attendance by throwing open its doors to the community. Free general admission is a new move for the Invesco QQQ Championship, which features 54 golfers in the second of three events in the Charles Schwab Read More →

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Celebrate citrus at the Goleta Lemon Festival

By   /  Saturday, September 14th, 2019  /  Destinations, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Celebrate citrus at the Goleta Lemon Festival

Get your lemon fix at the 28th annual Goleta Lemon Festival on Sept. 28-29 at Girsh Park. One of Goleta’s biggest celebrations has outgrown the Stow House where it began because of the thousands of people who attend annual events celebrating the citrus. Goleta’s history with lemons traces back to the Stow family, which started Read More →

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Our view: Solvang leadership critical for region

By   /  Friday, September 13th, 2019  /  Central Coast, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Our view: Solvang leadership critical for region

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Key issues emerge in Conception dive boat fire that killed 34

By   /  Friday, September 13th, 2019  /  Law, right, Small Business, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Key issues emerge in Conception dive boat fire that killed 34

Investigators raised the remains of the dive boat Conception to the surface after more than a week of unfolding developments in the wake of the fatal fire aboard the vessel. Activities at Santa Barbara Harbor were returning to normal levels amid an ongoing investigation into what caused the fire that killed 34 people. A year-old Read More →

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