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Dubroff: Status quo carries the day in Tri-Counties

By   /  Friday, November 11th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Status quo carries the day in Tri-Counties

Henry Dubroff

The political earthquake that upended national politics triggered few aftershocks on the Central Coast. That’s the easiest way to summarize the results of races up and down the ballot in the tri-county region, where outsiders dreaming of an upset funneled millions of Democratic and Republican dollars into races for Congress and the Assembly. A number Read More →

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Dubroff: Politics aside, only U.S. can lead world out of trade crisis

By   /  Friday, November 4th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Politics aside, only U.S. can lead world out of trade crisis

Henry Dubroff

The intersection of business and politics is a busy place, especially in an election season that’s defied conventional wisdom right through to the end. From the shock of the Brexit vote to the rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, 2016 has been different from anything we’ve seen in recent memory. And my gut tells Read More →

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Our democracy needs you to vote on Nov. 8

By   /  Friday, November 4th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our democracy needs you to vote on Nov. 8

Forget all the talk about rigged elections. Dismiss idle chatter that votes don’t matter. Do not be discouraged by all the negative ads. America was founded on the principle that individual citizens should choose their leaders and the purpose of the Declaration of Independence was to state clearly that our nation should not be subject Read More →

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Measure AA, Measure F deserve voter support

By   /  Friday, October 28th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Measure AA, Measure F deserve voter support

Ventura County has a lot at stake in the 2016 election. Voters on Nov. 8 will be asked to weigh in on two key issues that will help chart the future of the county and surrounding areas. The first is transportation. With Measure AA, which this newspaper has endorsed, voters are being asked to approve Read More →

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Merger of AT&T, Time Warner has a familiar ring

By   /  Friday, October 28th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Merger of AT&T, Time Warner has a familiar ring

Henry Dubroff

Thirty five years ago, I was a reporter for Springfield Newspapers in Massachusetts when AT&T was broken up and the era of the “Baby Bells” began. That era effectively ended this month when a reconstituted AT&T announced a $68 billion merger with Time Warner, the owner of Warner Brothers, HBO, CNN and other assets that Read More →

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As Nobel laureate Bob Dylan said, ‘The Times, they are a changin’

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on As Nobel laureate Bob Dylan said, ‘The Times, they are a changin’

Henry Dubroff

Some changes are taking place at Pacific Coast Business Times, beginning with the print edition you are holding in your hands or the digital version you’re looking at online. First, we’re combining our weekly commercial real estate and finance coverage into a weekly focus section called “Money & Real Estate.” That move will allow us Read More →

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Proposition 61 will not cure sky high drug prices

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2016  /  Editorials, Health Care, Latest news, Law, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Proposition 61 will not cure sky high drug prices

Proposition 61 goes before California voters in just a few weeks. And as the Business Times reported on Oct. 14, Amgen, the Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant, along with other major drug companies, is spending millions to oppose Proposition 61 and its plan to control drug prices. Proponents promote the David vs. Goliath aspect of their Read More →

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