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Apfelthaler: Trade war is bad for the economy

By   /  Friday, May 24th, 2019  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

By Gerhard Apfelthaler It’s back! After months of negotiations with China, the pause button has been released and the nation finds itself back in the trade war. Fact is, it never went away. Ask, for instance, the folks at Volvo’s plant in Ridgeville, S.C., which is running at a fraction of its capacity. Or ask Read More →

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Plan before claiming Social Security benefits

By   /  Friday, May 10th, 2019  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Chia-Li Chien Our thriving society causes us to feel entitled to certain levels of service and benefits. For example, after I became a regular Uber and Lyft passenger after my near-death car accident in 2014, I became spoiled by the convenience of using Uber or Lyft to travel to airports, events or business meetings Read More →

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Puls: Invest in children by reading to them

By   /  Friday, May 3rd, 2019  /  East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

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Oliver: Slow revolving door of mental illness, addiction, incarceration

By   /  Friday, April 26th, 2019  /  East Ventura County, Education, Health Care, Latest news  /  No Comments

By Malcolm Oliver, Alexis Villegas and Crawford Coats The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that alcohol, drugs and suicide claimed more than 150,000 lives in 2018. To put this number into perspective, that’s more than twice the number of American soldiers killed in Vietnam. The Central Coast is not immune to the revolving Read More →

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Military leaders are good choices for president

By   /  Friday, April 19th, 2019  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Military leaders are good choices for president

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Vo: Patents not the key to attracting investors

By   /  Friday, April 12th, 2019  /  East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Small Business, Startups, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Vo: Patents not the key to attracting investors

By Dan Vo One challenge faced by many entrepreneurs is to convince the investors, mostly angels and venture capitalists, that their startup is investment worthy. A lack of track record obviously does not help. So, it is often the case that when it is time to attract external investors, entrepreneurs look for possible ways to Read More →

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Climate change influencing development restrictions

By   /  Friday, April 12th, 2019  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion, Real Estate, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Climate change influencing development restrictions

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