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State of region report pinpoints dwindling middle class

By   /  Monday, May 4th, 2015  /  Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on State of region report pinpoints dwindling middle class

As any regular reader of the Pacific Coast Business Times knows, there is no shortage of experts and organizations churning out reports and studies and economic forecasts for our region. Why, then, did the Ventura County Civic Alliance decide to add to this plenitude by turning its State of the Region Report from an every-five-years Read More →

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Why opportunity matters

By   /  Monday, May 4th, 2015  /  Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Why opportunity matters

By Adam Hill I recently had the privilege of honoring MindBody at the opening of their campus in San Luis Obispo.  As I gazed out at a sea of people — most in commemorative T-shirts identifying them as employees — my throat swelled with excitement. Why was I overcome in that moment, and why have Read More →

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A message for Mother’s Day

By   /  Friday, May 1st, 2015  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on A message for Mother’s Day

By Lisa Spiwak All of us mothers fiercely love our children. We would do anything to help them. Unfortunately many of our American mothers have chosen ways to help their children that may be counterproductive. This is a fairly recent phenomenon in our history termed, “the helicopter mom syndrome.” Helicopter moms are so named because, Read More →

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Op/ed: Is China’s growth chimeral?

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Is China’s growth chimeral?

While a boon for export industries, a weaker yuan is further adding to default risks.

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Letter to the editor: Independent bookstores not ready to fold

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Independent bookstores not ready to fold

The Granada story proves that running a bookstore is not easy, but indie stores have survived and even prospered over the past several years.

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Letter to the editor: Quenching Montecito’s thirst

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Quenching Montecito’s thirst

It is imperative to bring in additional sources of water — through seawater desalination, additional supplementary purchases, or some other source — to Montecito for the 2016-2017 water year.

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Op/ed: The clean-energy future is now

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: The clean-energy future is now

The most important piece of news on the energy front isn’t the plunge in oil prices, but the progress that is being made in battery technology.

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