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Economic Vitality Corporation Celebrates 25 years of Serving San Luis Obispo County Businesses and Community

Oct 07, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – October 7, 2019 – ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION (EVC), a non-profit economic development organization serving San Luis Obispo County, celebrated its 25th year. The EVC, a public-private partnership, works to stimulate the economic vitality of the county by increasing investment in the community, promoting job creation and fostering the start-up, growth and attraction of businesses.
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Economic Vitality Corporation releases report about Gasoline Prices in California and San Luis Obispo County

Jun 26, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA – June 26, 2019 – The ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION (EVC), a non-profit economic development organization releases a report it commissioned to determine why gasoline prices are higher in San Luis Obispo County and California. Authored by Sacramento-based CAPITOL MATRIX CONSULTING (CMC), this first-ever report for the region compares such costs throughout California, as well as how the state prices compare nationwide.
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Economic Vitality Corporation releases information about migration of businesses into San Luis Obispo County

Jun 24, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA – June 24, 2019 – The ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION (EVC), a non-profit economic development organization serving all of San Luis Obispo County, announces a report commissioned by its Ventura County-based strategic partner, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATIVE (EDC), about the migration of businesses in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. Authored by San Francisco-based XOPOLIS: URBAN ANALYTICS, this first-ever report for the tri-counties provides surprising and vital information about the migration of businesses and the resulting economic impacts.
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Economic Vitality Corporation assists Canada-based Technology company move to Atascadero, California

Apr 23, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA – April 23, 2019 –ADVANCED OZONE INTEGRATION, INC., a Canada-based technology company specializing in cost effective sanitation solutions in the food industry announces plans to open its main office in Atascadero, California. The Economic Vitality Corporation of San Luis Obispo County (EVC) connected the business to capital, a central office location and to business leaders in the community making Atascadero the ideal location for this new business.
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Economic Vitality Corporation to take action on Economic Planning Project of Diablo Canyon Power Plant closure

Jan 11, 2018
The ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION of San Luis Obispo County (EVC) announces that following today’s decision by the California Public Utilities Commission, the EVC will initiate an effort to collaborate with partner organizations, the business community, and local government to secure funding to initiate an economic analysis and planning project to inform a regional economic strategy to help mitigate the impacts of Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s (DCPP) closure.
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Airport to "SEA" New Service: Alaska Air Begin Nonstop Flights to Seattle in April 2017

Jun 30, 2016
Amid cheers and applause, the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport revealed that Alaska Airlines will commence nonstop service between San Luis Obispo (SBP) and Seattle (SEA) next spring. This is a new destination on a new airline, and a major victory for the airport and the County of San Luis Obispo.
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San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Solar Energy Day at Hearing

Jun 20, 2016
On Tuesday, June 21st at 1:30pm, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will recognize the positive impacts that solar energy generation and distribution has on our regional economy, the environment and the San Luis Obispo County community. Representatives from eight leading solar energy companies in SLO County will be honored with a proclamation celebrating the rapid growth and success of our local solar industry.
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Economic Vitality Corporation Launches Economic Dashboard for San Luis Obispo County

May 18, 2016
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – The Economic Vitality Corporation of San Luis Obispo County (EVC) is proud to announce the launch of its Economic Dashboard, a valuable, web-based tool that will help residents, business owners and government leaders better understand trends in the local economy.
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