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    New varieties of vegetables are being cultivated in SLO County

    Employees at Bejo Seeds Inc. in Oceano and Monsanto’s Arroyo Grande Research Station are working to produce new varieties of vegetables including cabbage, tomatoes and broccoli.

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 3:49 PM

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    Farms in SLO County look to agritourism to boost income

    Many farms in San Luis Obispo County, like Rinconada Dairy in Santa Margarita, are adding agritourism to their slate of offerings, with U-pick farms, farm tours, farm-to-table dinners and cooking classes.

    Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM

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    Water woes get little heed

    I find it ironic that we talk about the water shortage on a daily basis, but we do nothing to control its use. Then you publish the Biz Buzz Extra entitled “More hotels are on the way.” In it, Julie Lynem writes “The county...

    Monday, August 18, 2014 at 6:29 AM

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    Heart's Desire Soap company's success is more than skin deep

    Joanne Vega came up with the idea to handcraft all-natural soaps after buying a book on the subject by an Italian interior designer who, as Vega put it, “wanted soaps as beautiful and authentic as the homes she was creating.”

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11:31 AM

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    Darren Smith of Compass Health has a diverse vision

    Darren Smith knew in college that he didn’t just want a job in business. He wanted a job in the health care business. He's now the chief executive officer of Compass Health.

    Monday, July 28, 2014 at 5:46 PM

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    Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise

    Ed Stevens envisions a time when shoppers can go online and instantly locate any product they desire in every store and warehouse in the world.

    Monday, July 28, 2014 at 5:09 PM

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    Hotel developers see room for growth in SLO County

    Hotel development has come roaring back to San Luis Obispo County. With the pain of the recession largely behind them, property owners and developers are teaming up with hotel operators to bring new hotels and inns to the area.

    Monday, July 28, 2014 at 3:57 PM

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    The Ramona Hotel in SLO: Looking back on a long-gone landmark

    The Ramona Hotel was once a destination fit for a presidential visit. In fact, President William McKinley spoke from the balcony of the four-story hotel on May 10, 1901, during a whistle-stop tour of the West Coast.

    Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:20 PM

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    4 local nonprofits that help people with disabilities find jobs

    Nonprofit agencies in SLO County help people with disabilities learn work skills, earn a paycheck and contribute to their communities. Here's a look at four of them: NCI Affiliates/Achievement House, OPTIONS, PathPoint and Transitions-Mental...

    Friday, July 25, 2014 at 3:53 PM

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    On the hunt for art at Seaside Gallery in Pismo Beach

    Gallery owners interviewed for the last issue of The Tribune’s Biz Buzz Extra magazine noted the importance of tourism to their sales, so it’s not surprising that when I walked into Seaside Gallery in Pismo Beach on a recent Saturday...

    Friday, May 30, 2014 at 3:07 PM

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