Howard Owens is a digital media pioneer. He started publishing local news online in 1995 when very few local news outlets had web sites. The header image on the site depicts the film camera he used early in his career and the press pass from his year on the staff of the Carlsbad Journal. For more on Howard's professional background, read his LinkedIn profile.
HowardOwens.com is the personal web site of Howard Owens and covers his range of interests -- political localism and libertarianism, music and personal interests, as well as his professional interests.
Howard is currently publisher of The Batavian and lives in Batavia, N.Y.
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Daily Archives: May 19, 2003
Mark Insley is coming to town while I’m in Knoxvegas. Too bad for me, but good for anybody in the area … ’cause if your in Ventura on the 22nd and you ain’t at Zoey’s, you ain’t nowhere.
Here’s my article for the Star on Mark.
There’s even a Real Audio file for you to listen to. It’s a great honky tonk song called “Deep End of the Bar,” written by Ventura-based songwriter Dave Holster.