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Denser, taller developments key to easing housing shortage

By   /  Friday, January 27th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Denser, taller developments key to easing housing shortage

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Ventura County water agencies flooded with regulations

By   /  Friday, January 27th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Ventura County water agencies flooded with regulations

Henry Dubroff

Recharging West Ventura County’s depleted groundwater supplies is not as simple as collecting the deluge of rainwater flowing through the Santa Clara River. New federal restrictions designed to protect the endangered steelhead trout are making it much harder for agencies like United Water Conservation District to divert the river’s flow for cities and farmers. “This Read More →

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California, U.S. must stop dreaming and face fiscal reality

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Columns, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

Henry Dubroff

Maybe it’s time to get real. The idealized view of America that brought about the populist revolution in the November election is not going to come back. Going back to 1970s or 1980s work rules would mean shackling millions of workers to jobs that offered little mobility, bare-bones pensions without inflation protection and uncertain prospects Read More →

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A taste of Paso Robles history and wines at Epoch Estate

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Agriculture, Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on A taste of Paso Robles history and wines at Epoch Estate

The historic York Mountain Winery partially collapsed into a pile of bricks during the 6.6 magnitude San Simeon earthquake in 2003. Walls that were left standing at the Central Coast’s first winery looked like they might come down anytime. The landmark west of Paso Robles, built in 1882 by Andrew York, rested in ruins for Read More →

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Our view: Trump’s delay in picking ag secretary taking toll

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Agriculture, Columns, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Trump’s delay in picking ag secretary taking toll

Secretary of Agriculture has become the only cabinet position without a nominee from Donald Trump. At press time, literally hours before Inauguration Day, there was no signal from the incoming president about who a nominee might be. Though some believe the front-runner is former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado of Santa Maria, the administration has been Read More →

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Airstreams drive AutoCamp expansion plans

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news, Real Estate, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Airstreams drive AutoCamp expansion plans

An AutoCamp Airstream trailer at the Santa Barbara company’s site on the Russian River. (Melanie Riccardi photo)   Story updated at 8 a.m. Jan. 23: AutoCamp’s successful Russian River expansion will fuel future growth, the Santa Barbara company said. Development company Mesa Lane Partners formed AutoCamp, which provides an affordable stay in a retro-style luxury Read More →

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Orfalea price cut signals soft Ventura County office market

By   /  Friday, January 13th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Orfalea price cut signals soft Ventura County office market

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