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McIver departs El Encanto, heads for Tuscon

By   /  Wednesday, September 24th, 2014  /  South Coast, Tourism, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on McIver departs El Encanto, heads for Tuscon

Laura McIver made her mark in the South Coast hotel industry when she took over and turned around downtown Santa Barbara’s Canary Hotel, setting the stage for the property’s sale to boutique chain Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. In 2012, McIver was named general manager for Santa Barbara’s iconic El Encanto Hotel. She took the helm Read More →

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Dubroff: Teague chose family over politics, and Ventura County prospered

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2014  /  Columns, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Teague chose family over politics, and Ventura County prospered

Well-dressed, tall and affable, Alan Teague was a board chairman right out of central casting. The Limoneira Co. chairman had a politician’s gift for remembering names and faces. He had a welcoming way with strangers that complemented his ambition and drive. He was pretty much the most important person in Republican Party politics in West Read More →

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Limoneira Co. chairman dies at 76

By   /  Sunday, September 14th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  5 Comments

Alan Teague, longtime chairman of Ventura County agribusiness giant Limoneira Co., has died at age 76.

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Ventura County foundation chief heads to Fresno

By   /  Sunday, September 14th, 2014  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Ventura County foundation chief heads to Fresno

Hugh Ralston will be headed to Fresno to run a major nonprofit, and Stacy Roscoe, a retired Procter & Gamble executive, will replace him on an interim basis to lead the Ventura County Community Foundation.

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How California is innovating its way to better economic times

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on How California is innovating its way to better economic times

Henry Dubroff

If there is one word that marks the current resurgence of California’s economy, it is this: innovation. During a road day on Sept. 9 that took me from the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley to the new Deckers Outdoor Corp. headquarters in Goleta, the I-word was used at least a few dozen times. And Read More →

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Slump in new business starts focus of jobs summit

By   /  Thursday, September 11th, 2014  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Slump in new business starts focus of jobs summit

Despite the buzz being generated about startups in downtown Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo, it is a shortage of new business starts that’s slowing America’s recovery. That’s was the view from Mike Soules, CEO of Corwin Management, a unit of Thousand Oaks-based Sage Publications. He joined former Cheers star John Ratzenberger, Go-Biz Director Read More →

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Dubroff: Mozilo is in denial, government grabs for cash and we pay the bill

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

Henry Dubroff

An unrepentant Angelo Mozilo remains a key figure at the center of the housing collapse and financial crisis. Interviewed by Bloomberg News from his home in Montecito in early September, the former Countrywide Financial Corp. Chairman said he had no regrets about the wild ride that transformed the Calabasas firm from a small mortgage company Read More →

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