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Around SLO

Morro Bay’s Bed Tax Revenue Rises Morro Bay is seeing a steady rise in Transient Occupancy Tax receipts in the past few years. The numbers from May of…

SLO Airport Talking To Alaska Airlines

SLO Airport Talking To Alaska Airlines

July 19,2014 SLO Airport manager Kevin Bumen confirms the airport is talking to Alaska Airlines about beginning flights “to a new city” from SLO. “We are cautiously optimistic…

Central Valley

Five Airlines Vie To Serve Visalia

Great Lakes Airline Plans to Remove Seats To Meet FAA Rules July 14,2014 Five airlines…

Bullet Train Bulletins

Bullet Train Bulletins

July 11 2014 First Construction Demo Set For Monday For HS Rail California High Speed…

Tulare County Building Permits Grow – Housing Permits Up 66%

Tulare County Building Permits Grow – Housing Permits Up 66%

July 9,2014 Tulare County officials say building permit requests for residential housing soared and the…

Pressed By CRLA, City Says Tulare Cheese Maker Now Has To Redo EIR

Pressed By CRLA, City Says Tulare Cheese Maker Now Has To Redo EIR

CaliCheese Founder Dies July 3,3014 Supporters of more economic development in Tulare suffered a set…

Business

Home Sales Perk Up in June

Home Sales Perk Up in June

Lower interest rates perk up California home sales in June; market more balanced SLO Median Price Climbs Over $500k LOS ANGELES (July 16) – Lower interest rates and…

Valley Biz Briefs: July 15 – Fresno County Rail Vote / More

Valley Biz Briefs: July 15 – Fresno County Rail Vote / More

High Speed Rail Vote In Fresno County Led by Supervisor Debbie Poochigian the Fresno County Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a resolution expressing “ strong concerns”…

Retail News / Gas Pain Relief

Retail News / Gas Pain Relief

July 11,2014 Tulare To Get Forever 21 Store The community of Tulare will get a Forever 21 clothing store at the outlet mall. Bidding on tenant improvements on…

Visalia Watch: Developer Plans Over 400,000 Sq Feet Of New Industrial Buildings

Visalia Watch:  Developer Plans Over 400,000 Sq Feet Of New Industrial Buildings

July 9,2014 Fresno developer John Brelsford has submitted preliminary plans to build 402,000 square feet of new industrial building in the Visalia Industrial Park. Brelsford’s company – Diversified…

Agriculture

Commentary: American Dream flourishes in state’s strawberry fields

Commentary: American Dream flourishes in state’s strawberry fields

July 22,2014 from Ag Alert   By Lorena Chavez For thousands of immigrants to California, the path to the American Dream…

Tulare Co Number One Ag County

Tulare Co Number One Ag County

July 15,2014 For the first  time ever Tulare County is the number one agricultural county in the US. The news came…

Travel

Delaware North Wins Kings Canyon Nat’l Park Concession

New York-based Delaware North Parks and Resorts has won a 10 year concession contract to operate overnight accommodations in Kings Canyon National Parks beginning this fall NPS…

Business

Home Sales Perk Up in June

Lower interest rates perk up California home sales in June; market more balanced SLO Median Price Climbs Over $500k LOS ANGELES (July 16) – Lower interest rates…

Regional

Snapshots of The Day / Rainfall / Gold

Summer storm this week drops 2 to 3 plus inches of rain around Shasta Lake. Left : 48 hr rainfall total in north San Joaquin Valley showing…

Agriculture

Commentary: American Dream flourishes in state’s strawberry fields

July 22,2014 from Ag Alert   By Lorena Chavez For thousands of immigrants to California, the path to the American Dream literally winds its way through the…

Trends

Senate Committee Votes To Move Water Bond

Legislation that would move the $11.14 billion water bond to the November 2014 ballot passed in the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee today on a bipartisan…

Agriculture

Commentary: American Dream flourishes in state’s strawberry fields

July 22,2014 from Ag Alert   By Lorena Chavez For thousands of immigrants to California, the path to the American Dream literally winds its way through the…