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Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Graniterock wins class action lunch break case

Santa Cruz Sentinel WATSONVILLE — After three years of litigation and a 14-day bench trial, a Santa Clara County judge has ruled that GraniteRock Co. Inc. was within the law … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Granite to pay $1.1M of $4.6M settlement with government

Contra Costa Times   WATSONVILLE – Granite Construction will pay $1.1 million of a $4.6 million settlement involving government allegations that a joint venture led by Granite had submitted false … Continue reading

August 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

SureHarvest wins six-figure grant to continue sustainability system

Santa Cruz Sentinel SOQUEL – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded SureHarvest, a small, growing, software company, a $761,820 Conservation Innovation Grant to help specialty crop owners measure their … Continue reading

August 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Granite joint venture settles US fraud case for $4.6M

Santa Cruz Sentinel WASHINGTON — Watsonville-based Granite Construction and a number of other construction partners have agreed to pay $4.6 million to settle allegations that they didn’t hire as many … Continue reading

August 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Verizon announces 4G network just weeks away in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Some county Verizon Wireless customers soon will be able to enjoy connections up to 10 times faster than what is currently available, according to … Continue reading

August 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Food-lobbing Android app released

Santa Cruz Sentinel APTOS — Appealing to angst-ridden teens — and, perhaps, the inner teenager within all of us — a new virtual company with local roots has launched SplatSplat, … Continue reading

August 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Community TV of S.C. Hosts Strikes for Free Speech

Community TV of Santa Cruz County Oct. 1 Fundraiser Seeks Raffle Items, Team Captains & Bowlers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SANTA CRUZ – Aug. 12, 2011–Community Television of Santa Cruz County invites the … Continue reading

August 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Santa Cruz’s GraphOn posts $300,000 loss for second quarter

SANTA CRUZ — Sales have dropped considerably in 2011, resulting in a second quarter loss of $300,000, GraphOn reported Wednesday.

August 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Santa Cruz’s Plantronics reports “healthy” Q1, bets heavily on emerging market

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ – Despite a 17 percent drop in sales in the mobile market, headset maker Plantronics reported “healthy” growth in its first fiscal quarter and continued … Continue reading

August 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

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