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Here’s a wish list for leadership in 2017

By   /  Friday, January 13th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Here’s a wish list for leadership in 2017

By Ritch Eich America appears to be continuing down the same divided path that plagued our nation in 2016. We desperately need enlightened leadership in the New Year. Here is my Top 10 “Wish List” for elected officials and organizational leaders who are in positions to move our country forward. 1. Assemble world leadership: Focus Read More →

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No game changers at 2017 CES

By   /  Friday, January 13th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Technology  /  Comments Off on No game changers at 2017 CES

By David Newton The 2017 (50th anniversary) Consumer Electronics Show felt a lot like 2016, which felt a lot like 2015. My 15th year walking the 2.3 million square feet of exhibit space showcasing 4,000 companies lacked the buzz and anticipation of breakthrough tech innovations that have typically defined this annual event. And that’s the Read More →

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Targeted marketing key to loyal customers

By   /  Friday, January 6th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Targeted marketing key to loyal customers

By Sarah Fischbach Consumerism gets a bad rap, particularly during the holiday shopping season, which has just drawn to a close. It is often defined as frivolous buying of products just for the purpose of buying. But consumerism does not have to be negative; it can be defined as an informed decision-making process in the Read More →

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Self-driving cars: Disruptions on the road ahead

By   /  Friday, December 23rd, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Technology  /  Comments Off on Self-driving cars: Disruptions on the road ahead

By Paul Witman Self-driving cars and trucks are making their way from the lab to city streets and highways. Projects from Google, Audi, Tesla and others have made considerable progress in enabling the “driver” just to tell the car where to go and the car does the rest. Uber, the taxi alternative, is testing these Read More →

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Supervisor’s defense of SOAR misleading

By   /  Friday, December 16th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Real Estate, West Ventura County, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Supervisor’s defense of SOAR misleading

By John Krist In her Dec. 2 commentary criticizing a Pacific Coast Business Times article about the effect of Save Open-space and Agricultural Resources on property values, Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks accurately but selectively quotes from Farm Bureau of Ventura County’s Land Use Policy. Her cherry-picking of a single passage from this five-page document Read More →

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Lumps of coal for employers’ holiday stockings

By   /  Friday, December 16th, 2016  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Lumps of coal for employers’ holiday stockings

By Jonathan Light There is great uncertainty about whether proposed federal wage and hour laws are going to be implemented in 2017, but there are plenty of other things to worry about on the employment law front in California. Regardless of the federal implementation, we won’t see much federal effect in California. Here are just Read More →

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Navigating the land of Trump-portunities

By   /  Friday, December 9th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Navigating the land of Trump-portunities

By Mike Panesis Donald Trump is not my president. He is my country’s president, so we need to prepare for the next four years with him in charge. Most true entrepreneurs are constantly evaluating startup opportunities, especially during times of great change. President-elect Trump has issued an action plan for his first 100 days in Read More →

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