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Op/ed: What we can all agree on — Health care is broken

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: What we can all agree on — Health care is broken

The U.S. Supreme Court soon will hear arguments about the legality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as health care reform.

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Op/ed: Putting water wars to rest means all Californians win

By   /  Friday, January 13th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Putting water wars to rest means all Californians win

Hopefully, the water wars of the past will fade in memory with the realization that the California water system sustains our state’s economy and quality of life.

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Op/ed: Local business, political leaders agree on job creation goals

By   /  Friday, January 6th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Local business, political leaders agree on job creation goals

The Job Creation Day participants included leaders and experts in business, economic development, housing, labor and education from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties.

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Op/ed: College campuses crying out for leadership from their presidents

By   /  Friday, January 6th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: College campuses crying out for leadership from their presidents

When is the last time a campus president spoke out on immigration, income equality, joblessness, health care or climate control?

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Op-Ed: Five questions to ask your favorite charity

By   /  Friday, December 23rd, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed: Five questions to ask your favorite charity

Whenever you make a gift, you also want to be sure that your money will be used wisely.

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Op-ed: Health care reform – Coming to a checkbook near you

By   /  Friday, December 16th, 2011  /  Health Care, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op-ed: Health care reform – Coming to a checkbook near you

It’s been just over a year since some of the most significant mandates under the massive health care reform bill, dubbed Obamacare, went into effect. But, as the saying goes, “You ain’t seen nothing yet.”

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Op/ed: Is ‘ethical capitalism’ an oxymoron?

By   /  Friday, December 2nd, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  6 Comments

By Steve Mintz on December 2, 2011 It is quite popular these days to reflect on whether capitalism as an economic system does more harm than good. Critics of capitalism, such as those in the “Occupy Wall Street” movement, claim that the actions of corporate America and Wall Street investment firms contributed to the financial Read More →

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