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Khan: There are perils to short-term volunteering

By   /  Friday, June 22nd, 2018  /  East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Khan: There are perils to short-term volunteering

By Sabith Khan While universities generally do a good job of designing short-term international educational programs, lately there has been a proliferation of private entities promoting short-term volunteering or “voluntourism” that can bring more harm than good. These programs, usually one- to two-weeks long, resemble volunteer work but are designed with the tourist in mind Read More →

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Letter to the editor: The history of Hollister Ranch

By   /  Friday, June 15th, 2018  /  Latest news, Law, Letters to the Editor, Nonprofits, Opinion, Real Estate, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Letter to the editor: The history of Hollister Ranch

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Balbien: Game theory can reform health care industry

By   /  Friday, June 8th, 2018  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Balbien: Game theory can reform health care industry

By Joel Balbien Economists use game theory to model interactions among patients and doctors where there is strategic behavior by agents who understand that their actions affect the actions of others. It is assumed that each agent has a best response to the actions of all other players, and that this can lead to predictable Read More →

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Letter to the editor: Tax cut bill not good for country

By   /  Friday, June 1st, 2018  /  Latest news, Law, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Tax cut bill not good for country

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Apfelthaler: Landscape of hospitality careers changing

By   /  Friday, May 25th, 2018  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Apfelthaler: Landscape of hospitality careers changing

By Gerhard Apfelthaler Last year, Los Angeles County set another tourism record with 48.3 million visitors. In Ventura County, travel spending rose from roughly $1.1 billion in 2000 to $1.7 billion in 2016. In Santa Barbara County, the industry saw similar increases, from $1.3 billion to $2.1 billion. Local tax receipts related to travel spending Read More →

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Skenderian: Girl Scouts are our future leaders

By   /  Friday, May 18th, 2018  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Skenderian: Girl Scouts are our future leaders

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Huffman: Online community college would ensure access

By   /  Friday, May 11th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Huffman: Online community college would ensure access

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