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Opinion: How to turn the next crisis into something routine

By   /  Friday, July 30th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: How to turn the next crisis into something routine

By Angel Iscovich We are just emerging from a once-in-a-generation crisis. COVID-19 has disrupted not just nations, but the world. We can view events as Pre-Pandemic and Post-Pandemic. To say the coronavirus has also disrupted businesses would be the understatement of the year. Or decade. We have witnessed the destruction of companies and industries that Read More →

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Opinion: When it comes to vaccines, trust the real experts

By   /  Friday, July 30th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Frank Kalman When it comes to facing a deadly disease, who you are relying on for advice truly matters! According to Dr. Philip Landrigan — epidemiologist and pediatrician and one of the world’s leading advocates of children’s health — children today live longer, healthier lives and suffer less disease than children at any previous Read More →

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Opinion: Moving Main Street forward

By   /  Friday, July 23rd, 2021  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Startups, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Moving Main Street forward

By Judy Mahan What a difference a year makes — and when the year was 2020, this couldn’t be more true. It is beyond refreshing to see San Luis Obispo County’s Main Street areas back to their pre-pandemic hustle and bustle: diners enjoying non-socially distanced meals, yoga studios at full capacity, retailers serving their customers Read More →

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Opinion: A better way to pay for carbon emissions

By   /  Friday, July 16th, 2021  /  Education, Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Marcus Thomson The recent extreme heat in the Western United States and Canada is remarkable. But events like these are made more likely, and more severe, because of the contribution of greenhouse gas emissions to climate change. We should expect the consequences to be far-reaching, with mainly negative impacts on land and ocean ecosystems, Read More →

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Opinion: After 75 years, the best is yet to come for French Hospital in SLO

By   /  Friday, July 16th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Alan Iftiniuk After one of the most challenging years the health care industry has ever faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, French Hospital Medical Center has reason to celebrate. The facility has reached a significant milestone: serving the community of San Luis Obispo County for 75 years. In 1946, Edison French, MD, set out Read More →

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Opinion: 4 questions answered about the Supreme Court striking down California’s nonprofit donor disclosure requirements

By   /  Friday, July 9th, 2021  /  Latest news, Law, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Dana Brakman Reiser, Brooklyn Law School The Supreme Court tossed out a California law requiring nonprofits to report their major donors to state officials. In a 6-3 ruling, the court said the law, intended to fight fraud, subjected donors to potential harassment and violated their First Amendment rights. Dana Brakman Reiser, a legal scholar Read More →

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Opinion: Poor communication has many financial clients playing darts in the dark

By   /  Friday, July 9th, 2021  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Personal Finance  /  No Comments

By John Grace Does this sound familiar to you? • 71% of people are worried about the rising costs of healthcare. • 67% worry about rising costs of living. • 66% are afraid market downturns will affect their savings. • Only 1/3 have broached the subject with their advisor. These are the findings of The Read More →

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