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Direct Relief International rooted in Santa Barbara

By   /  Friday, September 30th, 2016  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Direct Relief International rooted in Santa Barbara

In a region that takes pride in its philanthropic organizations, nothing stands out like Direct Relief International. Founded as a humanitarian organization by immigrants who fled the horrors of World War II, DRI is the nation’s ninth largest U.S. charity, according to Forbes, and by most measures one of the most cost-effective organizations of its Read More →

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Dubroff: CLU professor scales the summit of Central Coast economics

By   /  Friday, September 30th, 2016  /  Columns, Education, Latest news  /  1 Comment

Henry Dubroff

A rock climbing expert with an innate curiosity about markets, Matthew Fienup found his calling in his mid-30s when he won admission to a doctoral program at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Management. Now 41 and a professor in California Lutheran University’s Center for Economic Research & Forecasting, he’ll get a view from Read More →

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Mayors deserve a say in Diablo Canyon closure

By   /  Friday, September 23rd, 2016  /  Editorials, Energy, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Mayors deserve a say in Diablo Canyon closure

Cities that form the heart of the San Luis Obispo County economy should not become collateral damage as PG&E works out a plan to shutter the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant. On Sept. 15, the mayors of San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Paso Robles and Pismo Beach took what they called an “unprecedented Read More →

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Dubroff: Can corporate giants ever be held accountable for misdeeds

By   /  Friday, September 23rd, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Can corporate giants ever be held accountable for misdeeds

Henry Dubroff

The biggest economic question of our time might not be how to deal with inequality, after all. It may be how to deal with corporate giants — and their top execs — when they misbehave. The latest company to come under fire is Wells Fargo, the banking company that is ranked No. 1 or No. Read More →

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Geringer had a lock on hardware devices

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Geringer had a lock on hardware devices

When the Business Times handed out its Family Business Awards in 2012, we recognized Art Geringer, an entrepreneur who was happily showing up at the office every day at age 89. Geringer was a pioneer in building safety who devised a fail-safe lock that allows people to exit high rise buildings in case of an Read More →

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Dubroff: Brown’s bid to fight climate change will be his legacy

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Brown’s bid to fight climate change will be his legacy

Henry Dubroff

Gov. Jerry Brown has doubled down on his bet that climate change is the biggest issue facing California for the long run. That’s the message from a just-ended legislative session that extended the state’s greenhouse gas emission rules to include a reduction that’s 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The state already is on Read More →

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O’Brian’s passion for community service inspired thousands

By   /  Friday, September 9th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on O’Brian’s passion for community service inspired thousands

Henry Dubroff

When the Business Times had a chance to speak with legendary actor Hugh O’Brian, we jumped at the chance. The opportunity came about five years ago as the “Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership” program, a national nonprofit, was beginning to raise its profile in the region. One of those hidden gems of East Ventura County, the Read More →

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