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Dubroff: It’s no easy task to put a fresh face on a spectacular retail disaster

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

The opportunity for Fresh & Easy 2.0 will be dramatically different from what Tesco envisioned in the pre-recession era.

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Dubroff: Simon, Macerich brawl over mall empires could squeeze the little guy

By   /  Friday, March 20th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

With one company potentially controlling that much retail square footage on the Highway 101 corridor, from Ventura County to Pismo Beach, the opportunity for leverage clearly will lie in the hands of Simon Property.

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Dubroff: After 15 years, our approach to regional news defines our brand

By   /  Friday, March 13th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

For the past 15 years, we’ve stuck to our discipline and delivered a unique new service to the region — a weekly print publication and online experience that’s independent, locally-owned and grounded in the community.

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Isla Vista lawsuit claims red flags were ignored

By   /  Friday, March 6th, 2015  /  Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  No Comments

About 4,000 people gathered on the UCSB campus last May to remember the victims of the bloody massacre in Isla Vista. (Erika Martin / Business Times photo)

The causes of action include violations of due process and negligence and the case will likely revolve around whether Rodger’s behavior in the months before his rampage warranted a warning to prospective roommates.

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Dubroff: The Business Times celebrates 15 years with a Hall of Fame gala

By   /  Friday, March 6th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

When you look at the masthead of this issue of Pacific Coast Business Times, you will notice something new. This is Volume 16 No. 1 and it is the beginning of our 15th anniversary year. The special banner at the top of Page One signifies that for 780-plus consecutive weeks, we’ve been offering our subscribers […]

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Dubroff: Region’s recent tragedies reveal weaknesses in community investment

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Tragedies like the Metrolink crash and the Isla Vista shootings should be a wake-up call about public spending priorities.

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Ex-CEO fired as staffing firm merger turns ugly

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off

Just one week after the Feb. 9 closing of the Select-EmployBridge merger, Sorensen was ousted amid allegations that he improperly transferred $2.7 million to an entity he controlled.

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