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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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Editorial: Region’s cities embrace hip urban planning models

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

Cities are beginning to chart a different sort of future. A new generation of residents is making density a positive value and embracing a blend of alternative transportation, open space, walk-to-work convenience and proximity to wine bars and good restaurants. Whether this new method of city planning becomes a permanent part of the urban scene Read More →

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Op/ed: Top 10 investor presentation tips you can take to the bank

By   /  Friday, August 29th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Top 10 investor presentation tips you can take to the bank

By Klara Bergman The Tri-Counties has never seen such a robust environment for startups. Spanning multiple industries, ranging from software and clean tech, to food products and new restaurant concepts, dozens of innovative early-stage companies in the region are making noise — and thriving. They’re also seeking one important ingredient to success:  funding. According to Read More →

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Dubroff: Beneath the pink hat, a strong mind for building a business

By   /  Friday, August 29th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Beneath the pink hat, a strong mind for building a business

You don’t interview Patricia Bragg. You sit in your chair trying to take notes while she tells stories and delivers a lecture or two or four on healthy living. “Sit up straight, don’t slouch, suck in your gut,” she says. “And never cross your legs.” With that, Bragg walks up and down the floor of Read More →

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Editorial: Earthquake worries rattle future of Diablo Canyon

By   /  Friday, August 29th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Earthquake worries rattle future of Diablo Canyon

The magnitude 6.0 earthquake centered in Southern Napa County this month has again brought the issue of seismic risk at the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant near San Luis Obispo onto the news pages. Reporting by the Associated Press has revealed a deep internal rift at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Officials in the agency are at Read More →

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Measure P rekindles north-south feud in Santa Barbara County

By   /  Friday, August 22nd, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Measure P rekindles north-south feud in Santa Barbara County

Henry Dubroff

Large energy companies, most of the North County’s elected officials and chambers of commerce and many others are firmly opposed to this November ballot measure, which would bar “high-intensity” energy production in the county.

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Editorial: Paso Robles makes progress on water issue

By   /  Friday, August 22nd, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Paso Robles makes progress on water issue

Gov. Jerry Brown has proved himself to be adept at the use of sharp elbows and brute power to get what he wants. His water bond is a clear example of the use of power to tame public policy — it paves the way for voters to approve a scaled-down, $7 billion issue that would Read More →

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