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Monthly Archives: March, 2011

Small-business advocates try to shore up capital, services for minority entrepreneurs

Santa Cruz Sentinel WATSONVILLE — Starting a private immigration law firm in downtown Watsonville, even for a skilled legal advocate in the federal court, would have been nearly impossible without … Continue reading

March 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Zero Motorcycles in Scotts Valley gets $26M to grow

Santa Cruz Sentinel SCOTTS VALLEY – Zero Motorcycles has secured a $26 million financing deal to boost international growth and develop electrical vehicle technology, the company announced Thursday.

March 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Zero Motorcycles founder plans flying feat

Santa Cruz Sentinel SCOTTS VALLEY — Just five years after setting up a small Scotts Valley shop showcasing his electric motorcycle innovations, Neal Saiki, who co-founded Zero Motorcycles with his … Continue reading

March 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Local women leaders in organic industry celebrate International Women’s Day

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — As the rest of the world celebrated International Women’s Day on Tuesday, a group of women, some with Santa Cruz roots, noted their own … Continue reading

March 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

College of Marin Students March in Sacramento to Protest Budget Cuts

College of Marin Thousands of Community College Students are Expected to Gather in the State Capitol Kentfield, CA—March 9 , 2011—A busload of College of Marin students are heading to … Continue reading

March 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Zero Motorcycles co-founder leaves to head up human-powered helicopter venture

Santa Cruz Sentinel SCOTTS VALLEY — Neal Saiki, the co-founder of Zero Motorcycles, will be leaving his operational duties at the company to pursue his dream of designing and building … Continue reading

March 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Proposed budget cuts make organic farmers wary

Santa Cruz Sentinel WATSONVILLE — For Jennifer Robinson, the new owner of a seven-acre pinot noir vineyard in Watsonville, federal budget proposals to make steep cuts to conservation efforts and … Continue reading

March 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Facebook fraud costs Mid-County woman

Santa Cruz Sentinel MID-COUNTY — Initially the Facebook inquiry from a stranger seemed to be a simple, lonely hello from a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan who wanted to chat online … Continue reading

March 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

College of Marin, Santa Rosa JC Symphonies Perform First Joint Concerts

College of Marin Concerts to Benefit Charles Meacham String Scholarships Kentfield, CA—March 2 , 2011—Musicians from College of Marin and Santa Rosa Junior College community orchestras are joining creative forces … Continue reading

March 2, 2011 · Leave a comment


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