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Editorial: Unveiling the secrets of high-frequency trading

By   /  Friday, April 4th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

Michael Lewis doesn’t see himself as a business journalist.  “I like to write about markets,” he told a small group of his peers at a conference in Phoenix on March 28. With that simple, declarative sentence, Lewis dropped a subtle hint about his next exposé. Indeed, a few nights later on “60 Minutes,” Lewis made […]

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Editorial: Santa Barbara politicos trade places as fiscal clock ticks

By   /  Friday, March 28th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

Santa Barbara County Supervisor Peter Adam and Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider are an unlikely political pairing.

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Editorial: High schools seek business support for $6M grant

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

A unique partnership among Santa Barbara County high schools is competing for a $6 million Pathways Trust grant that could reshape technical education in our region.

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Editorial: CSUCI professors team with Yunus

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

Two CSU Channel Islands staffers and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus have launched the first textbook on social business.

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Editorial: Chamber chief ‘hatched’ Santa Maria recovery

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off

Bob Hatch has the sort of practical wisdom that is very rare in today’s charged political environment. He has been increasingly frustrated at the no-growth politics of the county that seemed to stymie every effort to promote jobs and opportunity for the Santa Maria Valley.

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Editorial: Ukrainian crisis illustrates power of the free market

By   /  Friday, March 7th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off

The “markets matter” lesson should not be lost on some of the most left-leaning members of the Democratic party, who may find themselves on the wrong side of history when it comes to America’s resurgent energy markets.

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Editorial: Housing affordability another issue in pension debate

By   /  Friday, March 7th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off

Part of the drive for higher and higher public benefits stems from the fact that housing affordability in our coastal zones is a chronic problem.

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