If there's a theme this week, it's "PIVOT" and lots of locals are showing they can quickly pivot, adjust, and help. Read up on Santa Cruz Bicycles, ARCpoint Labs, Santa Cruz Local, UCSC's Genomics Institute, and others.
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The Central Coast is on its way to meetingmandated renewable energy goalsthanks to two recent geothermal and solar deals worth a whopping $593M.Read the article.
A private testing lab in Monterey adjusts its focus to accommodate a surge in COVID-19 testing. Read the article.
Santa Cruz Bicycles pivots to produce face shields for medical staff using CNC machinery and 3D printers. Read the article.
UCSC Genomics Institute launches a landing page for COVID-19 resources. Read the article.
JT Mudge: "Alexa and my daughter are growing up together and learning the finer points of communication. But both of them have a long way to go." Read the article.
Watch: CEO and co-founder, Kara Meyberg Guzman, shares how Santa Cruz Local is adjusting to the "new normal." (This is our second episode of our "Five in Five" series.) Read the article and watch the video.
Find a sterile solution for your business with Paystand's "Zero-Touch" payment methods. Read the article.
Steve Blum: More money might flow to meet critical broadband service needs that have been given renewed attention because of COVID–19. Read the article.
The Startup Challenge Monterey Bay process began when startups submitted their applications in March. But then COVID-19 hit. Read the article.
UCSC creates a new program to prepare students and provide research to solve global health problems. Read the article.
Poly sees an uptick in headset sales in response to the recent surge of people working from home. Read the article.
Want to support local businesses and thank medical professionals for their service at the same time? Use COVID-Meals to donate meals from local restaurants to medical staff. Read the article.