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Labor leader Lacayo’s life, work celebrated at CSUCI memorial service

By   /  Monday, June 26th, 2017  /  Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Labor leader Lacayo’s life, work celebrated at CSUCI memorial service

About 350 Ventura County community and political leaders paid tribute to the late Henry “Hank” Lacayo on June 24 at the John Spoor Broome Library at CSU Channel Islands. Lacayo, a national figure in the labor movement and in Democratic Party circles, died May 1 after a long battle with throat cancer. He was 85. Read More →

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Our view: Amazon’s bold bet will challenge tri-county farmers

By   /  Friday, June 23rd, 2017  /  Agriculture, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Amazon’s bold bet will challenge tri-county farmers

It’s not immediately clear how disruptive the merger of Amazon and Whole Foods will be to the global food supply chain. So far, the e-commerce giant has wreaked havoc in asymmetric directions. It disrupted the chain store concept for book sales but strengthened local vendors and sparked a surge of interest in book buying. It Read More →

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MannKind moving to former Kythera space in Westlake Village

By   /  Friday, June 23rd, 2017  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, Latest news, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on MannKind moving to former Kythera space in Westlake Village

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Dubroff: New investment fund will have an impact on State Street

By   /  Friday, June 23rd, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: New investment fund will have an impact on State Street

Henry Dubroff

Story updated at 2:18 p.m. June 23: Of all the challenges facing Santa Barbara as it tries to reinvent its struggling State Street business district, the biggest may be getting the capital to attract and retain innovative companies. From San Luis Obispo to Westlake Village, tri-county communities are awash in startup weekends and small cash Read More →

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Our view: Reliable electricity a must for Highway 101 corridor

By   /  Friday, June 16th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Reliable electricity a must for Highway 101 corridor

Southern California Edison work crews have been tearing up streets in and around Santa Barbara, finally delivering on a promise to provide more stable electric power to part of the region that’s been ignored for decades. The disruptions and occasional power outages — at the Business Times’s offices on Carrillo Street they always happen on Read More →

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Dubroff: Mindbody growing along with Highway 101 tech corridor

By   /  Friday, June 16th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Mindbody growing along with Highway 101 tech corridor

Henry Dubroff

After raising $134 million in late May, expanding its footprint on the Central Coast and rolling out an updated global expansion strategy, MindBody CEO Rick Stollmeyer is in no mood to slow down. Nor does he see any slowdown ahead for the burgeoning tech corridor along the Highway 101 in the tri-county region. In an Read More →

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Our view: Climate regulations would burden small businesses

By   /  Friday, June 9th, 2017  /  Editorials, Energy, Latest news, Opinion, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Our view: Climate regulations would burden small businesses

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accords drew a swift rebuke from Gov. Jerry Brown, who declared the president “wrong on the facts and wrong on the science” before meeting with the president of China to promote Brown’s clean energy agenda. That the White House remains mum on the idea of Read More →

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