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Without fishermen, region’s harbors and bistros would be poorer

By   /  Saturday, April 19th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  No Comments

Henry Dubroff

Fishing is really at the leading edge of the tourism culture. Just ask Ventura Harbor and Morro Bay, which have been trying to rebuild their tourism cred in part by reinvigorating their commercial fishing appeals and playing up their local seafood.

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Editorial: New Oxnard city manager has big to-do list to tackle

By   /  Saturday, April 19th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

Greg Nyhoff will fill a void that’s existed since Ed Sotelo was put on paid leave early in 2012. That means Oxnard spent two years and four months with no one at the helm.

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Paso Robles wine pioneer sets out in pursuit of the $100 bottle

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  No Comments

Henry Dubroff

Paso Robles winemaker Daniel Daou is pursuing the holy grail of California vintners: A cabernet sauvignon or Bordeaux that can reliably fetch $100 a bottle.

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Editorial: Unveiling the secrets of high-frequency trading

By   /  Friday, April 4th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

Michael Lewis doesn’t see himself as a business journalist.  “I like to write about markets,” he told a small group of his peers at a conference in Phoenix on March 28. With that simple, declarative sentence, Lewis dropped a subtle hint about his next exposé. Indeed, a few nights later on “60 Minutes,” Lewis made […]

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Business lessons learned from region’s largest corporate bankruptcy

By   /  Friday, April 4th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  No Comments

At least in terms of revenue, Select is the largest company in the history of the Tri-Counties to seek Chapter 11 protection from creditors.

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Limoneira could lead water-efficiency push in California drought

By   /  Friday, March 28th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  No Comments

One of the cool things about covering business in the Tri-Counties is that at least once a year we get a pretty close look at what’s happening at one of the region’s largest agribusiness holding companies. That’s because Santa Paula-based Limoneira Co., founded in 1893, happens to be a publicly traded company. The company began […]

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Editorial: Santa Barbara politicos trade places as fiscal clock ticks

By   /  Friday, March 28th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

Santa Barbara County Supervisor Peter Adam and Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider are an unlikely political pairing.

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