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Monthly Archives: October, 2015

West Marine numbers up for the year, down for Q3

WATSONVILLE—West Marine executives hailed double digit, year-to-date growth Thursday and announced that customers are embracing the boating company’s shift to a broader water lifestyle product mix.

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Business magazine makes its debut

SCOTTS VALLEY—Two local business partners who envision a stronger regional economy launched this week the first issue of Regional Small Business Monterey Bay, a magazine aimed at business-to-business entrepreneurship in … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Santa Cruz High alum to fly high to raise $1M for Navy SEALs, their families

SANTA CRUZ—Santa Cruz High School alum and former U.S. Navy SEAL Andy Stumpf plans to don a wingsuit and drop from a plane at 37,265 feet in an attempt to … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cheetah conservationist links successful efforts in Africa to local economic drivers, education

SANTA CRUZ—A decades-long conservation effort to preserve cheetahs from extinction in the rural, southwest African country of Namibia has grown into a multi-faceted drive to transform both farming practices and … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Local artists paint surfboards for ChangeBound auction

SCOTTS VALLEY—ChangeBound, a co-working space for young entrepreneurs, has launched an online auction featuring six original, custom-painted surfboards by local artists.

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Clean Oceans to bring plastics to fuel machine prototype to Santa Cruz Co.

SANTA CRUZ—The vision of recycling thousands of tons of discarded plastic in Santa Cruz County to fuel local diesel vehicles is one step closer to reality thanks in part to … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment


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