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Our view: COVID-19 is spreading but difficult to forecast

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: COVID-19 is spreading but difficult to forecast

After watching the slow but steadily increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the Tri-Counties, we are left with a single question: Is San Luis Obispo County an emerging hot spot for coronavirus or is it a harbinger of things to come? As coronavirus numbers have risen past the 100 mark across the region, SLO County Read More →

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Dubroff: Predicting the impact of coronavirus on the economy

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Predicting the impact of coronavirus on the economy

Henry Dubroff

One thing is clear about the coronavirus pandemic — it is moving so fast moving that it is an almost perfect made-for-Twitter event. News updates come so frequently that it is a 24/7 phenomenon. But that speed sometimes makes for a poor framework for decision-making and, as Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman told me in a Read More →

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Our view: Communication is key to managing epidemic

By   /  Friday, March 20th, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Communication is key to managing epidemic

A test of digital leadership. That’s how retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal described the challenge of managing an enterprise during the coronavirus pandemic. And that was a comment that struck home as we imagine dozens of business owners, used to holding court or huddling with employees now hunkered down in their home offices trying to navigate Read More →

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Dubroff: Assessing the impact on tri-county economy

By   /  Friday, March 20th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Assessing the impact on tri-county economy

Henry Dubroff

It might be the understatement of the new decade to say that the economics of coronavirus are not well understood. That doesn’t help the hundreds of hotel and restaurant workers who’ve been laid off during a crisis that Acme Hospitality Group leader Sherry Villanueva described as “unprecedented and still unfolding” in a note explaining why Read More →

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Special message from Business Times founder Henry Dubroff

By   /  Tuesday, March 17th, 2020  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Special message from Business Times founder Henry Dubroff

Henry Dubroff

We know that many of you are relying on the Business Times for updates on overall economic impact and regional stock reports. We will continue to provide these reports daily and our coverage will remain outside of our paywall. As the Business Times celebrates its 20th anniversary today, I wanted to provide an update from Read More →

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Our view: Coronavirus will hurt California’s finances

By   /  Friday, March 13th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Our view: Coronavirus will hurt California’s finances

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Dubroff: 20 years in business and the challenges keep coming

By   /  Friday, March 13th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news, Small Business, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: 20 years in business and the challenges keep coming

Henry Dubroff

When a very small team launched Pacific Coast Business Times in March 2000, there was still a bit of optimism about a new decade and a new century. But there were clouds on the horizon as we sat in an alcove of our printer down by West Beach and used an ancient Mac to build Read More →

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