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Op/ed: Providing law enforcement with the tools to fight gun violence

By   /  Friday, June 6th, 2014  /  Latest news  /  1 Comment

I am committed to working on legislation in Washington that will help us address some of the current systematic failings and provide law enforcement more tools in the toolbox to help prevent future tragedies.

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Letter: UCSB should take leadership role in Isla Vista

By   /  Friday, June 6th, 2014  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Letter: UCSB should take leadership role in Isla Vista

Dear editor: As you mention in your May 30 column, Isla Vista is a unique situation. It is a very dense, student-dominated (and therefore non-permanent) population that is fairly effectively cut off from outside influences. I think, at the end of the day, UC Santa Barbara has to be the entity to step in. The Read More →

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Letter: Finding a place for reflection after UCSB tragedy

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Letter: Finding a place for reflection after UCSB tragedy

Perhaps the Santa Barbara area should think about creating such a space as a memorial to those who have died in this tragic event.

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Op/ed: Investing in all of our children

By   /  Friday, May 16th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Investing in all of our children

We at the Ventura County Community Foundation have renewed our focus on helping the region’s youth get out of adolescence not only safely but with more skills and opportunities for a productive life. We think this is a smart investment in the future of Ventura County.

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Op/ed: Putting the leadership into thought leadership

By   /  Friday, March 28th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Putting the leadership into thought leadership

It’s becoming an increasingly important aspect of a company’s marketing strategy, but in my experience, many executives are uncomfortable about the idea of being thought leaders.

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Op/ed: Auditor independence should be left to the accounting profession

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

The concern about audit independence — the question of whether the performance of non-audit services for an audit client impairs audit independence — is an old one.

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Op/ed: Congress whiffs on reform of exploding food-stamp program

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Congress whiffs on reform of exploding food-stamp program

This once-modest program, originally set up to provide temporary assistance to the truly poor, has morphed into a massive runaway entitlement program that is grossly mismanaged, rife with fraud and badly in need of reform.

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