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Measure V would snarl business growth

By   /  Friday, October 10th, 2008  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on Measure V would snarl business growth

We’ll take the rest of this editorial to remind readers about the improvements taking place on the Oxnard portion of Highway 101. On Oct. 7, Assemblyman Pedro Nava, Mayor Tom Holden and others were set to announce the official switch of the state-controlled portion of Highway 1 to Rice Avenue. This represents a big step Read More →

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Measure A can shift region into fast lane

By   /  Friday, October 10th, 2008  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on Measure A can shift region into fast lane

Traffic continues to be a big problem for communities along the Highway 101 corridor. No-growth advocates in places like Oxnard want to constrict it through draconian limits on the number of cars “allowed” through certain intersections. We’ll have more to say about the evils of Measure V below. No-tax advocates want to stop projects like Read More →

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Newman a journalistic legend

By   /  Saturday, October 4th, 2008  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on Newman a journalistic legend

We’ll take a few words to add our voice to many others who are recognizing the achievements of the late Paul Newman, an Academy Award winner with a gift for recognizing social issues.   In 1981, Newman starred in the Sydney  Pollack film “Absence of Malice,” which made  an important contribution to our understanding of Read More →

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Ag Alliance marks new era for farming

By   /  Saturday, October 4th, 2008  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on Ag Alliance marks new era for farming

No matter what is happening on Wall Street — or on Main Street for that matter — people still need to eat.   And yet in recent years it sometimes has been hard to tell if agriculture is actually an authorized activity in the Tri-Counties. Water pollution from Los Angeles County has threatened Ventura County’s Read More →

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Edison pays the price for mistakes

By   /  Wednesday, September 24th, 2008  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on Edison pays the price for mistakes

The California Public Utilities Commission has slammed Southern California Edison Co. with a $30 million fine and orders to refund more than $81 million to customers. The record fine was levied at the conclusion of a probe into Edison’s shady practices in winning maximum rewards for customer satisfaction from 1997 through 2003. Those rewards were Read More →

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SLO

By   /  Wednesday, September 24th, 2008  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on SLO

Business and political leaders in San Luis Obispo have shown a lot of moxie lately in their battle to restore air service to the county’s regional airport. After flying to Dallas in a vain attempt to get American Airlines to restore commuter service to Los Angeles, they remained undaunted. And their efforts were rewarded in Read More →

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L.A. police arrest Camarillo businessman

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2008  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on L.A. police arrest Camarillo businessman

A Camarrillo business owner and another man are in custody in connection with the July 28 stabbing death of the businessman’s estranged wife. James Michael Fayed, 45, co-owner of e-Bullion and Goldfinger Bullion & Coin, was arrested Sept. 11 while appearing in federal court in Los Angeles on an indictment for alleged illegal operation of Read More →

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