Those of you who’ve followed the evolution of our newspaper during the past decade and a half know we are relentless innovators. This year is no exception.
Santa Barbara resident Jeff Henley will become vice chairman of the board of software giant Oracle Corp. as longtime CEO Larry Ellison steps down and become chairman. Oracle announced Thursday that billionaire founder Ellison will be replaced by Mark Hurd and Safra Catz who will both have the CEO title. Ellison will formally be Read More →
We’ll take a few words to recognize J.D. “Dave” Power, this year’s Business Times Hall of Fame inductee, for yet another honor. The man who masterminded the ubiquitous brass, black and glass awards is picking up some additional hardware this week in Detroit. That’s because he’s being inducted this year into the Automotive Hall of Read More →
Auto industry legend J.D. “Dave” Power III, co-founder of J.D. Power & Associates, will become the ninth member of the Pacific Coast Business Times’ regional Business Hall of Fame. Power and the rankings produced by the firm he founded, Westlake Village-based J.D. Power & Associates, have been hugely influential on the auto industry. Power’s pioneering Read More →
When Dave Power launched the Westlake Village-based research firm in the 1960s, he made waves in the auto industry by allowing consumers to for the first time critique — and therefore influence — the cars they were buying.
The Business Times is pleased to announce our 2013 class of 101 One Hundred & Business Hall of Fame honorees. This annual special section published with the April 19 print edition. An evening awards reception for the honorees will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. [Buy Read More →
Pacific Coast Business Times will break its own glass ceiling this year when it installs Sage Publications co-founder, chair and owner Sara Miller McCune into our Business Hall of Fame. With her late husband George, Miller McCune launched Sage Publications in New York in 1965 with what the Sage website describes as the the proceeds Read More →