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Puente Power Project needed and should be approved

By   /  Friday, September 8th, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Puente Power Project needed and should be approved

By David Grau NRG Energy is proposing to build a new power plant at its existing Mandalay Generating Station on Harbor Boulevard at the beach. The plan, called the Puente Power Project, calls for the new plant to replace two existing facilities that are required by state law to discontinue by 2020. This proposal will Read More →

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Involve your children in philanthropy

By   /  Friday, September 8th, 2017  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Op/Eds, Personal Finance  /  Comments Off on Involve your children in philanthropy

By Mike Feldman Over the next few decades, an estimated $30 trillion is expected to pass from baby boomers to their heirs in the biggest wealth transfer in history. Unfortunately, most family wealth is earned and lost within three generations. Engaging the younger generations in philanthropic efforts is one way to prepare them for future Read More →

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Our view: Congress should allow ‘dreamers’ to stay in U.S.

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Liberal arts education good for entrepreneurs

By   /  Friday, September 1st, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Liberal arts education good for entrepreneurs

By Mike Panesis Question: What’s the one question a liberal arts university graduate needs to know? Answer: Do you want fries with that? When you’re the butt of jokes, you hear them all. The public concludes that a liberal arts education is useless without truly understanding it. So, let’s first reflect on its true purpose Read More →

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Our view: Sexual abuse bill would protect entrepreneurs from investors

By   /  Friday, September 1st, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Sexual abuse bill would protect entrepreneurs from investors

Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has been getting well-deserved national attention for a timely effort to address sexual abuse in the venture capital industry. She has introduced a draft of SB 224, a bill that aims to deter investors from making unwanted sexual advances to entrepreneurs seeking funding. Her effort comes at a time when Read More →

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Vacations good for employees and employers

By   /  Friday, August 25th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Vacations good for employees and employers

By Jonathan Fraser Light As we near Labor Day, it is important to remember that vacations for employees are a good idea. We all need to re-charge our batteries. Western Europe has it figured it out; employees receive several weeks off a year and companies don’t even bother to try to get much commerce done Read More →

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Our view: Cap and trade program shows power of markets

By   /  Friday, August 25th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Cap and trade program shows power of markets

California’s experiment with a market-based solution to reduce carbon emissions took a step toward becoming a reality Aug. 22, when the latest round of bidding for cap-and-trade permits went off without a hitch. In fact, the permit auction drew close to $1 billion, creating perhaps as much as $640 million in revenue for the state. Read More →

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