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Editorial: New generation sets challenge for Congress

By   /  Monday, May 16th, 2011  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: New generation sets challenge for Congress

With graduation season in full swing, it may be instructive to take a look at how the next generation of civic and business leaders views the current state of play in politics. Suffice it to say, that view is dim. A report from the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, a think tank located at the Read More →

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Editorial: Never count out an American comeback

By   /  Friday, May 6th, 2011  /  Editorials  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Never count out an American comeback

Anyone who’s attempted to run a business of any size during the past decade knows just how difficult the role of entrepreneur can be. In addition to the peculiar difficulties of operating in California, there has been a persistent backdrop of bad news — the dot-bomb fiasco, the housing bubble, the housing collapse, the ongoing Read More →

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Editorial: Coming stealth crisis — rising unemployment costs for you

By   /  Friday, April 29th, 2011  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Coming stealth crisis — rising unemployment costs for you

If you think, as most of us do, that all that’s needed to fix California’s problems is a deal between Gov. Jerry Brown and the Republican minority in the Legislature, think again. Beyond the budget, a perennial circus show that crowds the middle ring of state politics, there are myriad problems that plague the Golden Read More →

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Editorial: Oxnard and EDCO — mend it, don’t end it

By   /  Friday, April 22nd, 2011  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Oxnard and EDCO — mend it, don’t end it

Oxnard should not walk away from economic developmentas a civic goal.

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Editorial: Funding higher education

By   /  Friday, April 15th, 2011  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Funding higher education

UC Chancellor Mark Yudof, CSU System PresidentCharlie Reed and Community College chief Jack Scottare speaking with one voice on this year’s budget. An all-cuts budget would take a huge bite from highereducation in addition to the $500 million in cuts each systemhas been asked to absorb for 2011-12. We think that there are ways to Read More →

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Editorial: A more transparent future for area politics

By   /  Friday, April 15th, 2011  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: A more transparent future for area politics

The current way the region’s political districts are carved out is grossly unfair.

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Editorial: COLAB branches out

By   /  Monday, December 27th, 2010  /  Editorials, Opinion, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Editorial: COLAB branches out

The arrival of COLAB, the Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business, in Ventura County gives property-rights advocates another tool to protect what has become an endangered liberty in the Tri-Counties.

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