You might have noticed that the masthead of this edition of the Pacific Coast Business Times reads “Volume 11, No. 1.”
The obvious thing to say is that 10 years ago, we began publication of the region’s first weekly business journal. We’re going to acknowledge our born-on date of March 17 with a special anniversary section on March 19.
The not-so-obvious thing to say is that 10 years ago I thought I might spend a year or two building a news operation and then turn it over to professional management. It didn’t exactly turn out that way.