Isabelle Roughol – The J junkie

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City vote paves way for access to new labs

This story is a mix of business and local politics, the kind where people get to see where all their tax dollars go. It dealt with tricky financing of a high-tech business venture between the city, the university and private businesses. doc

Tobacco store tries to reach centennial in difficult times

This local business story profiles a cigar store that has stayed in a family for nearly 100 years as it enters a time when tobacco has lost the public’s favor. doc

Capitola’s foam ban slow to get off ground

Two weeks after a contested ban on polystyrene foam containers went into effect, I surveyed a town’s restaurants to see if they complied. I looked in particular at chain restaurants and the communication issues between headquarters and local stores. doc

For more, see a list of my published articles, or as many as I could still find.


Written by Isabelle Roughol

Friday, 23 November, 2007 at 21:57

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