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Vista's microbreweries adding to county's booming beer scene

Jared Whitlock, THE COAST NEWS

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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Vince Vasquez, who helped author National University System’s study on craft beer, said that more than half of the county’s breweries are located in redevelopment areas. In the past, redevelopment agencies fixed up blighted areas with tax dollars. But the state dissolved the agencies last year.

Vista’s business park, which hosts half of the city’s breweries, previously moved forward thanks to redevelopment dollars.