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PG&E donates to EVC-SLO County to create stronger economy

By   /  Friday, January 27th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Latest news  /  Comments Off on PG&E donates to EVC-SLO County to create stronger economy

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. donated a $25,000 grant to the Economic Vitality Corp. of San Luis Obispo County that aims to help create a strong regional economy. The grant will support the corporation’s countywide Economic Strategy Project that analyzes the local economy and helps business start and expand in an area known for its Read More →

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SLO County formulating plan to encourage affordable housing

By   /  Friday, October 7th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on SLO County formulating plan to encourage affordable housing

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is moving forward with a plan that aims to facilitate more affordable housing development. Policy recommendations included streamlining the permitting process, expanding multifamily residential zoning, reducing fees for affordable housing developments and scaling them to unit sizes rather than number of units, allowing secondary dwelling units in Read More →

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Patagonia weighs in on climate change policies

By   /  Friday, October 7th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Patagonia weighs in on climate change policies

In a widely circulated New Yorker magazine profile, Patagonia co-founder Yvon Chouinard fumed this summer about Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic Party convention — complaining that including just one sentence about climate change fell far short of the mark. Apparently, we haven’t heard Patagonia’s last words on the matter of politics and climate Read More →

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EVC of SLO County rolls out Economic Dashboard

By   /  Friday, May 20th, 2016  /  Central Coast, Latest news  /  Comments Off on EVC of SLO County rolls out Economic Dashboard

The Economic Vitality Corp. of San Luis Obispo County launched a web-based Economic Dashboard to give residents and businesses a quick look at the area economy. The dashboard will get quarterly updates and it focuses on 24 key indicators for the county. EVC Chair Bruce Ray said it was “the only resource of its kind Read More →

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