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Opinion: Chouinard’s Patagonia donation a prime example of living a purposeful life

By   /  Sunday, October 2nd, 2022  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Chouinard’s Patagonia donation a prime example of living a purposeful life

By Shaun Tomson Yvon Chouinard, reluctant businessman and self-confessed “dirtbag,” made international headlines when he recently gave away the shares of the iconic outdoor clothing brand Patagonia. He founded the company with his wife, Malinda, in 1973, and it is based in Ventura, nestled in a grove of trees at the junction of the 101 Read More →

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Opinion: Simple ways to lighten the load on our water treatment plants

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2022  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Simple ways to lighten the load on our water treatment plants

By John Crisman Water scarcity and conservation continues to be top of mind for many of us living in California, especially after the California Senate approved a plan to lower home water use, reducing the standard to 47 gallons per person per day starting in 2025, and 42 gallons per person per day beginning in Read More →

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Opinion: Don’t be so quick to ditch those lawns when drought hits

By   /  Friday, September 9th, 2022  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Don’t be so quick to ditch those lawns when drought hits

By Greg Campbell Ventura County’s Turf Replacement Rebate Program is one of many in California making the news as of late. Aimed at protecting California’s diminishing water supply, the program pays homeowners as much as $3,200 to remove their lawns. As well-intentioned as this program is, there are better strategies for reducing water usage that Read More →

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Opinion: Oxnard should shy away from risky pension obligation bonds

By   /  Friday, August 26th, 2022  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Oxnard should shy away from risky pension obligation bonds

By David Grau Inheriting a predecessor’s underfunded public pension debts is never fun, but the need to address them is unavoidable. The question before the Oxnard City Council was how — and there is both a right way and the lazy way. The right way is to adopt policies that keep the pension debt from Read More →

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Opinion: Ventura County leaders remember Supervisor Carmen Ramirez

By   /  Thursday, August 18th, 2022  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Ventura County leaders remember Supervisor Carmen Ramirez

On the evening of Aug. 12, Ventura County Supervisor Carmen Ramirez died after she was struck by a pickup truck while crossing a street in downtown Oxnard. Here is a small sampling of the outpouring of condolences from community leaders in the days following her death: “There was no one I admired more than Carmen. Read More →

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Opinion: Carmen Ramirez’s death is a wake-up call for street safety

By   /  Tuesday, August 16th, 2022  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Carmen Ramirez’s death is a wake-up call for street safety

By Rick Cole “We have breaking news tonight where a deadly vehicle vs. pedestrian accident has claimed the life of Carmen Ramirez,” the Channel 7 anchor announced. “She’s the chair of the Ventura County Board of Supervisors.” Ramirez was using the crosswalk at the intersection of 7th and A streets in Oxnard’s downtown when she Read More →

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Opinion: Empowering women to be future business leaders

By   /  Friday, August 12th, 2022  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Empowering women to be future business leaders

By Lindsey Carnett “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Speed versus distance, individual versus team — which is better? For me, this wise African proverb certainly sets out the answer. I am fortunate to work with a great team of women at Marketing Maven, and Read More →