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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  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Editorials, 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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Tri-Counties shedding fossil fuels industries

By   /  Friday, October 14th, 2016  /  Editorials, Energy, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Tri-Counties shedding fossil fuels industries

The Tri-Counties is moving away from its legacy of fossil fuels industries. The pace of that move and managing the cost of leaving oil and gas operations behind will say a lot about the region’s future prosperity. The Tri-Counties edged further away from fossil fuels on Oct. 5 when the San Luis Obispo County Planning Read More →

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Caruso breaks ground on Miramar resort not a moment too soon

By   /  Friday, October 14th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Caruso breaks ground on Miramar resort not a moment too soon

You might call it “Rick Caruso moment, take two.” A couple of years ago I coined the phrase “Rick Caruso moment” to describe the curious phenomenon on the Central Coast where projects don’t really begin – they just move forward on their own momentum after the last opponents fade away. Such was the case, I Read More →

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