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Our view: Fire season has begun; region better prepared

By   /  Friday, July 14th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Fire season has begun; region better prepared

The brush fires that scorched more than 40,000 acres in the tri-county region after the July 4 holiday are a reminder that spring growth after winter rains fuels danger in the summer. Fire is an ever-present danger in the West, as fires raging in California, Canada and Colorado remind us. As the current round of Read More →

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Wireless deal could shake up Central Coast

By   /  Friday, July 7th, 2017  /  Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Wireless deal could shake up Central Coast

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Our View: Santa Barbara sales tax measure could be tough to sell

By   /  Friday, July 7th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  1 Comment

With one survey indicating solid voter support and a willing city council going along, Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider has gotten the votes necessary to place a 1 cent general sales tax hike on the ballot for November. The June 28 vote caps a discussion that began earlier this spring when the idea of a Read More →

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Dubroff: Museum of Ventura County deserves to be preserved

By   /  Friday, July 7th, 2017  /  Columns, East Ventura County, Latest news, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Museum of Ventura County deserves to be preserved

Henry Dubroff

Just a year ago, the city of Ventura was celebrating its 150th anniversary with a lot of fanfare and one heck of a party. Now, with one of its iconic cultural institutions in need of help, city officials and Ventura County’s board of supervisors will have to weigh the long-term benefits of putting the Museum Read More →

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Our view: Minimum wage hikes are hurting workers

By   /  Friday, June 30th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Minimum wage hikes are hurting workers

California appears to be headed toward a political showdown over the $15 per hour minimum wage law. A widening chorus of restaurant chains, individual eatery owners, small businesses, nonprofits and even municipal and county governments are joining the call for a rethink of the $15 per hour timetable. We editorialized in the June 23rd edition Read More →

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Limoneira could triple lemon output at packinghouse

By   /  Friday, June 30th, 2017  /  Agriculture, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Limoneira could triple lemon output at packinghouse

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Dubroff: Lacayo’s genius was his ability to balance competing interests

By   /  Friday, June 30th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Lacayo’s genius was his ability to balance competing interests

Henry Dubroff

There were two reasons why the late Henry “Hank” Lacayo insisted that his United Auto Workers negotiators wear suits and ties when they sat down with management to hammer out a new contract. The first was to send a signal that the union team was socially equal to the management negotiators. The second was to Read More →

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