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Monthly Archives: April, 2010

West Marine Q1 sales up 8.6 percent

Santa Cruz Sentinel WATSONVILLE — West Marine beat its own expectation for the traditionally slow first quarter, reporting Thursday smaller losses and an 8.6 percent jump in net revenues from … Continue reading

April 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

Aikido teacher offers business leaders time on the mat

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Walking safely through the swift cut of a sword and blending with the force of an attacker are just a couple of ways the … Continue reading

April 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Usually resilient veterinarians hit by recession too

Santa Cruz Sentinel Although the usually resilient veterinary industry has felt the latest slowdown, there was some improvement in February and early March figures were positive, according to Tom McFerson … Continue reading

April 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Newly built Animal Hospital of Soquel up for sale for $2.6M

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Just four years after opening the doors of an ambitious one-stop animal care hospital, rehabilitation center and spa, high mortgage payments have caused the … Continue reading

April 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Weather beats down Granite Construction’s Q1 revenues

Santa Cruz Sentinel WATSONVILLE — Rain in the West and snow in the East delayed construction and contributed to a 35 percent drop in first-quarter revenues compared to a year … Continue reading

April 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

SC County Bank business picks up in Q1

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Higher net interest income, office consolidation and employee attrition helped boost the bottom line for Santa Cruz County Bank which reported a leap in … Continue reading

April 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Seagate Q3 sales jump 42 percent

Contra Costa Times SCOTTS VALLEY – High demand for digital storage helped Seagate Technology deliver record shipments during its third fiscal quarter and pushed net income up 42 percent from … Continue reading

April 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Royal Oaks firm makes the better mushroom

Monterey County Herald New strain is juicier, increases yield per foot ROYAL OAKS — Although mushrooms grow from tiny spawn sown in raw wheat straw and horse bedding into smooth … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Efforts shift from reuse to broader corporate strategy

Santa Cruz Sentinel Earth Day is no longer about reporting how much paper fills up company recycling bins. Instead, according to local entrepreneurs and business leaders, the definition of sustainability … Continue reading

April 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Sustainable designers to highlight latest innovations

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Diverse thinkers from the worlds of art, mathematics, urban design and social responsibility are converging Sunday at the Dream Inn, an appropriately named venue … Continue reading

April 17, 2010 · Leave a comment


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