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Our view: Reliable electricity a must for Highway 101 corridor

By   /  Friday, June 16th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  No Comments

Southern California Edison work crews have been tearing up streets in and around Santa Barbara, finally delivering on a promise to provide more stable electric power to part of the region that’s been ignored for decades. The disruptions and occasional power outages — at the Business Times’s offices on Carrillo Street they always happen on Read More →

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Women deserving of more respect in the workplace

By   /  Friday, June 16th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Women Inc.  /  No Comments

By Ritch Eich In April, the Pacific Coast Business Times featured an article that focused on why women don’t attain more leadership positions. While I agree wholeheartedly with most everything in the article, as someone who has spent a lifetime working with, and for, strong women, I want to provide another perspective. Robert Mueller, a Read More →

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Confidence key to successful negotiations

By   /  Friday, June 9th, 2017  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Judith Richards Why are employees leaving unclaimed value on the bargaining table? How can individuals increase the likelihood of achieving their negotiation goals? Negotiation skills in the workplace play an essential role in facilitating the sales process, resolving conflict and ensuring career success. Unfortunately, the majority of employees have not been exposed to formalized Read More →

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Our view: Climate regulations would burden small businesses

By   /  Friday, June 9th, 2017  /  Editorials, Energy, Latest news, Opinion, Small Business  /  No Comments

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accords drew a swift rebuke from Gov. Jerry Brown, who declared the president “wrong on the facts and wrong on the science” before meeting with the president of China to promote Brown’s clean energy agenda. That the White House remains mum on the idea of Read More →

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Our view: Vandenberg plays key role in keeping America safe

By   /  Friday, June 2nd, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  No Comments

An apparently successful test of an anti-missile system over the Pacific Ocean on May 30 reminds us of the diverse role that Vandenberg Air Force Base plays in the space race. Vandenberg’s capacity for lofting commercial and military satellites into orbit has made it — along with Cape Canaveral — a favored spot for government-funded Read More →

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Teacher externships help employers

By   /  Friday, June 2nd, 2017  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Greg Gillespie and Paula Hodge Change is happening in business and industry at such a fast pace that high school and college course curriculums can quickly become outdated. Students who are fortunate to obtain internships this summer can be exposed to the latest business advances, but it’s not enough. The reality is that not Read More →

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Our view: Cal Poly’s prominence grows but there is a cost

By   /  Friday, May 26th, 2017  /  Editorials, Education, Latest news, Opinion  /  No Comments

The Frost family’s $110 million gift to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is the ultimate validation of former President Warren Baker’s vision of Cal Poly as a leading research institution within the California State University system. It also validates current President Jeffrey Armstrong’s decision to double-down on entrepreneurship, forging close connections with the SLO business Read More →

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