May 28, 2023


Guest Commentary

| Friday, February 4th, 2022

Opinion: Europe could face economic fallout from Ukraine

Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion

By Benjamin J. Cohen As tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue to escalate, a bipartisan group of United States senators is coming closer to finalizing legislation that would impose strict sanctions on top Russian officials. Benjamin Cohen, a distinguished professor emeritus of political science at UC Santa Barbara and an expert in international political economy, Read More →

| Friday, January 28th, 2022

Opinion: Everyone benefits when vaccinations are widespread

Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion

By Paul D. Witman, Jim Prior and Chris Njunge Just over two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, and well into the biggest surge, we find humanity both amazingly fortunate and still at significant risk. Vaccines, in many forms, from many sources, are generally safe and remarkably effective at reducing infection and transmission and minimizing illness. Read More →

| Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Opinion: Supreme Court vaccine rulings hold more questions than answers for employers

Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, Law & Goverment, Op/Eds, Opinion

By Ryan Haws On Jan. 13, as COVID-19 cases across the nation surged to seemingly omnipresent levels, a divided United States Supreme Court issued two key orders affecting President Joe Biden’s “Path Out of the Pandemic” action plan.  The first order belatedly held that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration exceeded its authority with its Read More →

| Friday, January 14th, 2022

Opinion: Top 10 pandemic hopes for 2022

Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion

By Ritch Eich Pandemic fatigue is a real thing. I’m tired of the pandemic, you’re tired of the pandemic, people the world over are tired of the pandemic. But COVID-19 continues to harass us, and no one knows when the pandemic will end. In the meantime, let’s do what we can to make life better, Read More →

| Friday, December 17th, 2021

Opinion: This holiday season, take care when giving to charity

Government, Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion

By Rob Bonta The holidays are all about giving, and your donations make all the difference. That’s why it is important to always take the necessary steps to protect yourself, and the donations that California charities depend on, from those who might take advantage of your generosity. As you celebrate the holiday season by supporting Read More →

| Friday, December 17th, 2021

Letter to the Editor: Gallegly deserves better from CLU

Government, Higher Education, Latest news, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: As a longtime supporter of Congressman Elton Gallegly, I was pleased to hear that California Lutheran University was going to honor the congressman by establishing the Gallegly Center for Public Service. Our grandson had worked for the congressman, so when CLU announced plans to build the center that would include an exact replica Read More →

| Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Opinion: Cal Lutheran has made good on its Gallegly Center commitment

East Ventura County, Government, Higher Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Tri-County Economy

By Lori E. Varlotta In the eight years since the launch of the nonpartisan Elton and Janice Gallegly Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement at California Lutheran University, the university has honored its commitment to the former congressman through its unwavering support of a fellowship program and the construction of a beautiful center that Read More →