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Henry Dubroff

Henry Dubroff is the chairman, editor and majority owner of the Pacific Coast Business Times.

| Monday, December 20th, 2010

A sobering reality check


Editor Henry Dubroff surveys business leaders across the Tri-Counties to check the pulse of the recovery

| Monday, December 13th, 2010

A speed bump in Oxnard’s road to recovery

Columns, Opinion

Oxnard’s seemingly bright future has hit a few rough spots

| Monday, December 6th, 2010

Suddenly, deficit is talk of the town

Columns, Opinion

WASHINGTON, D.C. — All of a sudden, deficit reduction is the name of the game. It is as though someone flipped a switch on Nov. 2 and suddenly the one-trick pony that is politics in the nation’s capital is obsessed with the idea of balancing the federal budget. Not that I am complaining. As I Read More →

| Monday, November 29th, 2010

Jobless data may portend broad recovery

Columns, Opinion

The tri-county region is showing signs of digging itself out of a deep hole.

| Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Lacayo Center gives Edison a look at the future

Columns, Opinion

When Southern California Edison President John Fielder addressed a few hundred Ventura County business leaders on Nov. 15, he was quick to point out why his company was investing $300,000 in a new program at CSU Channel Islands. The Henry L. “Hank” Lacayo Center for Workplace & Community Studies will foster entrepreneurship to drive future Read More →

| Thursday, November 18th, 2010

From the editor: Closing the turkey deficit

Columns, Opinion

There are mega-deficits, there are giant deficits, and then there are smaller deficits that really hurt people in need. Consider, if you will, the turkey deficit facing Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. The deficit was so large that until Nov. 18, some 3,000 local families were in danger of going without this Thanksgiving. Happily, the Read More →

| Monday, November 15th, 2010

Eco-devo back in fashion on South Coast

Columns, Opinion

It took the worst recession in decades to get there, but all of a sudden, “economic development” is a politically acceptable term in South Santa Barbara County. In fact, momentum is building behind a countywide economic development effort to help existing businesses expand and recruit new companies to the area. First, a little disclosure. A Read More →