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Editorial: Ernie Righetti remembered

By   /  Friday, January 31st, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Ernie Righetti remembered

Our thoughts go out to the friends and family of longtime Edna Valley agriculturalist Ernie Righetti, a pioneering San Luis Obispo County avocado grower who died this week at age 97.

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Strawberries top tri-county farming forecast in 2014

By   /  Friday, January 3rd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Strawberries top tri-county farming forecast in 2014

Strawberries remain the largest piece of the pie in the Tri-Counties’ multibillion-dollar agriculture industry, but there will be slightly less acreage in the New Year.

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2013 attendance at Savor the Central Coast climbs 5.8%

By   /  Thursday, December 19th, 2013  /  Central Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on 2013 attendance at Savor the Central Coast climbs 5.8%

San Luis Obispo County’s fourth annual Savor the Central Coast again posted growth in attendance and revenue.

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Rivals team up on Paso Robles water as lawsuit threat looms

By   /  Friday, December 13th, 2013  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Rivals team up on Paso Robles water as lawsuit threat looms

An agreement reached by two of the groups jockeying to shape the future of a water district in Paso Robles wine country won’t stop two lawsuits that could lead to years in court and millions of dollars in legal fees to sort out the water basin’s woes.

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Editorial: Lawsuits could derail Paso water fix

By   /  Friday, November 29th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Lawsuits could derail Paso water fix

Depending on whether and how the county government elects to fight back against the suits, the legal actions could lead to what’s known as adjudication, in which courts oversee how water rights are allocated in the basin. This happened in Santa Maria, with proceedings dragging out over a decade and costs topping $11 million.

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Central Coast leads the way as solar, tourism boost SLO County recovery

By   /  Friday, November 22nd, 2013  /  Central Coast, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Central Coast leads the way as solar, tourism boost SLO County recovery

In remarks prepared for the 2014 SLO County Economic Forecast Breakfast on Nov. 22, Jordan Levine of Beacon Economics said only San Luis Obispo, San Jose, San Francisco and Bakersfield have gone positive when it comes to the pre-recession jobs peak.

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Heritage buy sets stage to compete in big leagues

By   /  Friday, October 25th, 2013  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Heritage buy sets stage to compete in big leagues

With its $56.4 million purchase of another Central Coast bank, Heritage Oaks Bancorp lays the foundation to build the region’s next big community banking franchise and emerges as the dominant player in the market.

Paso Robles-based Heritage Oaks said Oct. 21 that it is buying Mission Community Bank, based in San Luis Obispo, in a cash-and-stock deal expected to close in the first quarter of 2014. The combined bank would have $1.5 billion in assets, making it the largest bank based in the Tri-Counties.