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Editorial: First responders earn praise for Oxnard effort

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

While Ventura County’s spending on critical infrastructure has been woefully lacking in recent years, its spending on emergency services and health care has been up to par.

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Op/ed: Health care reform is ultimately a question of justice

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

The courts aren’t justice but merely symbols of our desire to be just — yet so many of our moral issues end up adjudicated there.

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Dubroff: Region’s recent tragedies reveal weaknesses in community investment

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Tragedies like the Metrolink crash and the Isla Vista shootings should be a wake-up call about public spending priorities.

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Dubroff: Low interest rates are a poor substitute for government that works

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Just consider the post-Presidents Day developments in one area with huge potential to create thousands of new businesses and millions of new jobs — immigration reform.

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Op/ed: Spiritual centers provide refuge from a plugged-in world

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

From this centered place, each of us can return to our lives and our relationships with integrity and mindfulness.

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Editorial: San Onofre settlement needs a second look

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

For decades, Southern California Edison has mismanaged and underfunded the electric grid in the Ventura-Santa Barbara county corridor, and as a result electric power is at times about as reliable as it would be in a Third World country.

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Op/ed: Five tax deductions you should not overlook

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

Did you run up expenses searching for a new job in 2014? Or did you use your car while helping out at a soup kitchen? Are you a self-employed person who paid Medicare premiums out of your own pocket? If so, you may be eligible for one of the many tax deductions that people often […]

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