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Dubroff: Wall Street rattles the West Coast, shaking up Amgen and Allergan

By   /  Friday, August 1st, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  No Comments

Henry Dubroff

What happens on Wall Street is having a direct impact on West Coast jobs, with indirect effects on housing and other markets.

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Op/ed: No easy answers in affirmative action debate

By   /  Friday, August 1st, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

Last month, a federal appeals court revived the longstanding debate over affirmative action when it ruled that a race-conscious admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin was constitutional.

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Op/ed: Collaboration is the key to ending hunger in the Tri-Counties

By   /  Friday, July 25th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

Ventura County FOOD Share CEO Bonnie Weigel, right, with Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus.  (courtesy photo)

During the past five years, Ventura County FOOD Share has gone from serving 33,000 people per month to more than 74,500 today.

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Editorial: Power rides into auto history

By   /  Friday, July 25th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

We’ll take a few words to recognize J.D. “Dave” Power, this year’s Business Times Hall of Fame inductee, for yet another honor. The man who masterminded the ubiquitous brass, black and glass awards is picking up some additional hardware this week in Detroit. That’s because he’s being inducted this year into the Automotive Hall of […]

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Entrepreneurs thrive in years after celebration in Spirit awards

By   /  Friday, July 25th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  No Comments

Henry Dubroff

C’est Cheese is not the only Spirit of Small Business winner we’ve seen grow up a lot over the years.

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Editorial: Cuyama solar array reignites region’s energy prospects

By   /  Friday, July 25th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

Santa Barbara County’s ability to embrace a large-scale energy project of any kind got a major test on July 22, when its planning commission heard testimony about the proposed 40-megawatt Cuyama Solar Project. Developed by First Solar, which previously owned the 550-megawatt Topaz Solar Farm project in San Luis Obispo County, this project would modestly […]

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Editorial: VCHCA earns high-profile grant to study disease

By   /  Friday, July 18th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

While diabetes, cancer and heart disease grab the headlines and the lion’s share of grant funding, other major illnesses can fall off the map.

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