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Our view: Housing shortage spurs exodus to other states

By   /  Friday, August 4th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Housing shortage spurs exodus to other states

While California’s housing crisis has begun to trigger a backlash, with some cities hunkering down behind NIMBY walls, the dire shortage of homes is having big impacts on other states. In Colorado, an influx of young, upwardly mobile professionals is fueling a boom in apartment building, driving rents higher and triggering an affordable housing crisis. Read More →

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Our view: Grant will help museum create sustainable future

By   /  Friday, July 28th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Grant will help museum create sustainable future

Ventura County has taken a big step toward creating a living legacy for future generations with interim funding to bolster the Museum of Ventura County. A $125,000 grant was approved by the Board of Supervisors in a 4-1 vote on July 25, paving the way for the city of Ventura and private donors to step Read More →

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Dubroff: Deckers chair wants to put Santa Barbara on sounder footing

By   /  Friday, July 28th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Deckers chair wants to put Santa Barbara on sounder footing

Henry Dubroff

Deckers Brands Chairman Angel Martinez is running for mayor of Santa Barbara on a platform you might call radical centrism. He wants to tackle the city’s homeless problems head on, bring more disciplined management to the struggling State Street retail corridor and yet retain the distinctive culture and architectural synergy that make Santa Barbara unique. Read More →

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Toad & Co. opens hybrid stores run by local retailers

By   /  Friday, July 21st, 2017  /  Latest news, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Toad & Co. opens hybrid stores run by local retailers

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Our view: SLO invests in future by approving housing

By   /  Friday, July 21st, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: SLO invests in future by approving housing

These days, the headlines on the housing front are grim indeed. The New York Times described Coastal California as being in the middle of a full blown crisis with average home prices crossing $500,000 and making much of the state out of reach for all but the wealthiest families. Gov. Jerry Brown has not yet Read More →

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Dubroff: Leadership needed to solve downtown Santa Barbara’s woes

By   /  Friday, July 21st, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Leadership needed to solve downtown Santa Barbara’s woes

Henry Dubroff

You might call this Santa Barbara’s summer of discontent. From a casual chat with friends in Ventura, to a breakfast talk at East Beach Grill, to dinner on the patio at Brent’s Deli in Westlake, to more formal conversations with retail and banking experts, the same issue keeps popping up. What’s going on with downtown Read More →

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Dubroff: Tri-Counties exploring solutions to housing unaffordability

By   /  Friday, July 14th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Tri-Counties exploring solutions to housing unaffordability

Henry Dubroff

If you decided to hold your breath until California’s coastal counties found real solutions to the housing crisis, your odds of survival would be very long. But just when you think there’s no hope for an end to the state’s housing nightmare, there are some early signs of a new consensus to address the problem. Read More →

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