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Ventura’s tax measure not good for business

By   /  Friday, October 7th, 2016  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura’s tax measure not good for business

By Bob Alviani The business community plays a unique role in a community’s economy. If there is any sector in the economic machinery that understands what it takes to run a city, it is business. Businesses provide jobs and support families. Businesses know what it takes to earn a dollar. When it comes to city Read More →

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Charities limited when it comes to election campaigns

By   /  Friday, October 7th, 2016  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Charities limited when it comes to election campaigns

By Mike Schley With the election looming, many charities sincerely believe that a President Clinton or Trump (as the case may be) would be the enemy of fundamental goals the charity promotes. This is America, and free speech is a fundamental right, so charities can weigh in with their own unique perspective on the campaign Read More →

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Try alternative ways to get to work during Ride Week

By   /  Friday, September 30th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Try alternative ways to get to work during Ride Week

By Darren Kettle Communities across the Central Coast are gearing up for Ride Week, Oct. 3-7. The goal of the event is to make it fun and easy for all of us to try out alternative ways to commute to work. In Ventura County, the Ventura County Transportation Commission and the Ventura County Air Pollution Read More →

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Tri-county voters must go to the polls

By   /  Friday, September 30th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Tri-county voters must go to the polls

By Loredana Carson In November 2014, only 203,783 out of 433,064 registered voters cast a ballot, according to the Ventura County registrar. Voter participation in general throughout California has declined in the past decade, according to the California Civic Engagement Project. The project reports that over the past three elections, registered voter turnout was 54.9 Read More →

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Make sure you know how the deed to your marital home lists the title

By   /  Friday, September 23rd, 2016  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Make sure you know how the deed to your marital home lists the title

By Lisa Spiwak When a married couple goes to the escrow office to sign the documents to their new home, they are thinking about many things. Their minds are swirling with thoughts of the mortgage payment, furniture placement, the moving company, landscaping, area schools, etc. The last thing they are thinking about is how the Read More →

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Political correctness in college has no place in the workplace

By   /  Friday, September 23rd, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Steven Mintz Imagine you have recently graduated from college and have begun your work career at a company that values diversity. One challenge may be to transition from a college environment that was less tolerant of views that might offend one group or another to a workplace where diversity of thought is valued. Political Read More →

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Employees can’t just ‘buy in’ to core values

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Employees can’t just ‘buy in’ to core values

By Kapp L. Johnson A church-related college closed its doors in May. In its beginning, it was part of a series of “Bible institutes” spread around the country. Part of a movement founded at the turn of the century, it and its sister institutes had a very narrow focus on church-related vocations and the development Read More →

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