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Monthly Archives: August, 2010

Retired police chiefs join forces in new business venture

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — After retiring from police careers that have spanned more than 112 cumulative years and included decades of navigation through cash-strapped budgets in the fishbowl … Continue reading

August 29, 2010 · Leave a comment

Chancellor’s Two-Year Grant Extends Nursing Program Expansion

College of Marin Funding Supports Nursing Simulation Center, Student Advisor and Faculty Mentorship Kentfield, CA—August 5, 2010—In these tough economic times, this new grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s … Continue reading

August 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Office vacancies coming down; industrial vacancies still at record highs

Santa Cruz Sentinel Office vacancies dropped back down to last year’s levels and rents climbed slightly but the opposite was true for warehouse and manufacturing markets, which saw a climb … Continue reading

August 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Zyzyrgy hones budding entrepreneurial skills through the home-based business model

Santa Cruz Sentinel SCOTTS VALLEY –” If all goes as planned, a year from now Suzanne DeLeon will be working entirely for herself, selling cosmetics to a growing circle of … Continue reading

August 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

GraphOn sees Q2 revenues dive

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — GraphOn, a small Santa Cruz company that develops business connectivity software, reported a precipitous drop in second quarter revenue of more than 35 percent … Continue reading

August 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Santa Cruz County crop production values climbed $6.3M in ’09: Banner year brings in $491M

Santa Cruz Sentinel Despite the economic downturn, the aggregate value of Santa Cruz County crops grew more than $6.3 million in 2009, according to an annual report by the Santa … Continue reading

August 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Apartment investment market heats up in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz Sentinel LIVE OAK – Two weeks after the Tropicana Apartments, a 37-unit apartment complex in Live Oak, went on the market in early July for just under $4 … Continue reading

August 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Locals launch effort to create library-based entrepreneur centers

Santa Cruz Sentinel Local entrepreneurs David Britton, Jim B. Abendschan and Cabrillo College librarian Topsy Smalley are promoting a library revolution, “a grassroots business model to create millions of sustainable … Continue reading

August 15, 2010 · Leave a comment

Student bicyclists ride into town DREAMing of an education for all

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ – Twenty-five college students who are raising money for school and promoting greater access to higher education for undocumented students rode into town Saturday, a … Continue reading

August 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

Horse lovers hold fundraisers for rescue efforts at Pregnant Mare Rescue in Aptos

San Jose Mercury News APTOS – Healers and general horse rescue advocates are hosting two events this month to raise funds for Pregnant Mare Rescue, an Aptos-based adoption and refuge … Continue reading

August 13, 2010 · Leave a comment


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