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Gerhardt and Wilson: Everyone must fight COVID-19

By   /  Monday, March 30th, 2020  /  Health Care, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, South Coast, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

By Drs. Nels Gerhardt and Brett Wilson We are emergency physicians at Cottage Health. We live and work in this community, so we are also your neighbors, friends, and the local doctors who may diagnose your child’s ear infection at 3 a.m., or fix your broken wrist. These are trying times and nowhere is the Read More →

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Scolaro: Coronavirus forces leaders to get creative

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Health Care, Latest news, Op/Eds, Small Business, Women Inc.  /  No Comments

By Sierra Scolaro When I founded Wayve with a mission to provide the world with easy access to clean water, there was no way I could predict what lay ahead. Some days you feel on top of it all, when the pieces fall into place and the path to success is a freshly-paved road lined Read More →

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Our view: COVID-19 is spreading but difficult to forecast

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2020  /  Editorials, Health Care, Latest news, Opinion  /  No Comments

After watching the slow but steadily increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the Tri-Counties, we are left with a single question: Is San Luis Obispo County an emerging hot spot for coronavirus or is it a harbinger of things to come? As coronavirus numbers have risen past the 100 mark across the region, SLO County Read More →

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Mintz: Personal responsibility and the coronavirus

By   /  Friday, March 20th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Op/Eds  /  No Comments

By Steven Mintz As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to grow and the death toll mounts, we should use our experiences so far to evaluate our personal responsibilities to each other and whether the government has met its burden in handling the crisis. Why does this matter? Our society depends on communal efforts to Read More →

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Garufis: Reflections on leadership

By   /  Friday, March 20th, 2020  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Women Inc.  /  No Comments

By Janet Garufis This week, Pacific Coast Business Times is celebrating 20 years in business. When most newspapers are facing existential moments, the PCBT thrives, bringing the business community essential news and reporting for the Central Coast. Congratulations to Henry and Linda and the team on your success. And on March 17, Montecito Bank & Read More →

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Our view: Communication is key to managing epidemic

By   /  Friday, March 20th, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  No Comments

A test of digital leadership. That’s how retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal described the challenge of managing an enterprise during the coronavirus pandemic. And that was a comment that struck home as we imagine dozens of business owners, used to holding court or huddling with employees now hunkered down in their home offices trying to navigate Read More →

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Witman: Accurate coronavirus information needed

By   /  Friday, March 13th, 2020  /  East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Op/Eds  /  No Comments

By Paul Witman It is said that information’s most fundamental purpose is to enable people to make informed decisions. And with what was officially labeled a pandemic on March 11, getting the right information about the coronavirus and COVID-19 is critical. It is not helpful if the information is not of good quality, or if Read More →

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