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Nellis bids farewell with final thoughts about tech corridor

By   /  Friday, October 3rd, 2014  /  Central Coast, Columns, East Ventura County, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Nellis bids farewell with final thoughts about tech corridor

Today is my final day at the Pacific Coast Business Times. By the time you read this, I’ll be working at a startup in San Francisco. But for the past seven years, I’ve had the pleasure of covering technology and innovation in the Tri-Counties. I’ve reported on everything from semiconductor firms that have been in Read More →

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Dubroff: Future of regional flights up in the air as Frontier drops Santa Barbara

By   /  Friday, September 26th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  1 Comment

When the A-319 Airbus jets with animals painted on their tails first landed at Santa Barbara Airport in June 2010, business travelers on the Central Coast breathed a big sigh of relief. Denver-based Frontier Airlines promised a full-sized airplane, plenty of perks for business flyers, DirecTV and dozens of inexpensive daily connections to the East 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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Slater makes waves with California water law at Cadiz

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  Columns, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Slater makes waves with California water law at Cadiz

William Mulholland was the grand architect of the plan to quench the Southland’s thirst with Colorado River water from the Arizona-California border. Without him, modern Los Angeles wouldn’t exist. If Santa Barbara attorney Scott Slater carries out his long-term vision, he might go down as the second most famous man in the history of Southern California water.

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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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Sequoia Brewing may be on tap for new Santa Barbara location

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  Columns, Real Estate, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Sequoia Brewing may be on tap for new Santa Barbara location

Word on the street is that Sequoia Brewing Co., not to be confused with its business partner and fellow brewer Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Co., is hunting for a new taproom space in and around the Santa Barbara Funk Zone.

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Governments, businesses band together on better broadband

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Columns, East Ventura County, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Governments, businesses band together on better broadband

The Broadband Consortium Pacific Coast has been launched to bring the region’s Internet up to speed. The effort is a collaboration between public- and private-sector officials in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties and has received an initial $300,000 in grant funding for its first two years from the California Public Utilities Commission.

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