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Henry Dubroff

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Street Smarts: Pandemic can’t stop the return of Girl Scout cookie season  

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HLB-sniffing dogs find a home in Ventura County  

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Wine Buzz: Time is ripe for real estate deals in Paso wine country  

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Counties scramble to keep up as state shifts vaccine strategy  

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Real Estate: AppFolio headquarters sold; no office sector comeback yet  

Amber Hair I 2 days ago

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Letter to the Editor: We must make the region welcoming to all  

Guest commentary I 2 days ago

Dear Editor, I was quite dismayed to read the high-tech trends article from earlier this month regarding new opportunities with remote working (“Five tech business Read More →

Opinion: Your brand is your face to the world  

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Next round of PPP loans rolling out to region’s banks  

Amber Hair I 3 days ago

More than 1 million Paycheck Protection Program borrowers have already had their loans forgiven, to the sum of more than $100 billion, and the window Read More →

Salem Media Group faces new political landscape after Capitol riot  

Tony Biasotti I 3 days ago

Donald Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Tyler Merbler photo, Creative Commons license) On Jan. 4, two days before a mob Read More →

Hotels hit with lawsuits from ‘ADA tester’ over website descriptions  

Amber Hair I 3 days ago

Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort is one of more than a dozen hotels recently sued over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Read More →

Ventura County sues 5 businesses for defying shutdown, could sue 10 more  

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Allison's Country Cafe in Ventura was seating customers on its outdoor patio on Jan. 14, despite public health orders forbidding both indoor and outdoor dining. Read More →

AeroVironment shares take off after $405M drone deal announced  

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Our View: Mike Garcia should step up, or step down  

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Allegiant to add Portland-Santa Maria flights  

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Second round of PPP loans headed to Tri-Counties  

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Street Smarts: Ronald McDonald House family room comes to VCMC  

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Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

For a region that’s become used to seeing its best companies grow and be acquired by others, the Jan. 4 announcement that Teledyne Technologies is Read More →

Real Estate: Majestic makes $13.1 million buy in Goleta business park  

Amber Hair I 1 week ago

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Our View: No excuse for Garcia’s anti-democratic behavior  

Editorial Board I 1 week ago

The civil war within the Republican party arrived at the edge of the Tri-Counties, when recently re-elected U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, said he Read More →