The Suncoast Organic Farm entrance. Planned expansion includes a beer garden, special events and a tasting room. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

County Planning Commission approves Suncoast Organic Farm expansion

New operations to include beer and wine tasting, beer garden and special events.

Highway 156. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

Hwy 156 expansion delayed until November

Caltrans attributes holdup to right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation agreements.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power board votes to expand service area

New additions include Arroyo Grande, Carpinteria, Del Rey Oaks, Goleta, Guadalupe, Grover Beach, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, Santa Maria, Solvang, and Santa Barbara County.

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Government / Politics

County proceeds with $25 million jail expansion, state to pay $20 million

After discussing four options, the Board of Supervisors decides to move forward with a project that could begin in late August

Photo provided by the company: Earthbound Farms, LLC has broken ground on a new 120,000 sq. ft. warehouse, the first phase of a five year expansion plan.

Agriculture

Earthbound Farms has plans to expand over five years

Earthbound Fams, LLC gets the go-ahead from the county to expand its facility near San Juan Bautista

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Health

SBHS to hold facility groundbreaking Monday

Expansion of Mattson Gym is the start of a modernization project funded by general fund and voter-approved bond measure money