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Dubroff: With drought worries shelved, falling oil prices give region a break

By   /  Friday, December 19th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

On a drive throughout much of the Highway 101 corridor dodging rainstorms on Dec. 15, I learned a lot about how much the psychology of a return to normal weather is having on the region.

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An update from the Pacific Coast Business Times newsroom

By   /  Friday, December 12th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

We’ve quietly added some new faces to the Pacific Coast Business Times news team during the past few months.

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Dubroff: Small Business Saturday adds up for Orcutt’s Mark Steller

By   /  Friday, December 5th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

In a year where Black Friday disappointed the big boxes and Cyber Monday was not as strong as online giants might have liked, Mark Steller is happy about the smaller scale results that Small Business Saturday delivered for Orcutt’s Old Town Market. I first met Steller in August when he was our North Santa Barbara […]

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Dubroff: From Main Street to Wall Street, it’s time for a Christmas spree

By   /  Friday, November 28th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

With the holiday retail season getting under way, it’s time to do a bit of shopping of our own — with a look at a few retail stocks to watch.

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Dubroff: Isla Vista study takes a first crack at changing community culture

By   /  Friday, November 21st, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  No Comments

Nearly six months after the tragic killings that left seven people dead in Isla Vista, UC Santa Barbara has taken the initial, tentative steps toward re-examining how to better integrate the off-campus community into the rest of the South Coast.

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Dubroff: Global upheaval may signal rebound for tri-county defense firms

By   /  Friday, November 14th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off

Over the decades, it’s been hard for the Tri-Counties to escape the boom-bust cycles of military spending. Fasten your seat belts.

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Dubroff: Business and politics shake hands at tri-county voting booths

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  Comments Off

With Tuesday’s elections headed to the rear view mirror, it’s clear that politics on the Central Coast have tilted toward the center and toward a more business-friendly agenda.

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