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Opinion: Diverse hiring takes real work

By   /  Friday, March 5th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Diverse hiring takes real work

By Clare Briglio I started my career in human resources and eventually found myself working as a corporate recruiter. As a young and albeit naïve professional, focusing on diversity in the recruiting process was not in my immediate field of vision because, at the time, the topic of “inclusion and diversity” was not necessarily at Read More →

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Opinion: Strength comes from our connections with others

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By Rabbi Ron Li-Paz I was recently invited by the U.S. Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to speak to our service members, past and present, and the organizations that support and serve them. The timing of the address was intentional. In the year just concluded seventeen veterans tragically committed suicide each Read More →

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Opinion: It pays to stay out of family court

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By Maya Shulma When clients meet with me to discuss their legal options for ending a marriage, the conversation frequently expands to matters of business assets and property. Beyond marital status, children, personal finances, and emotional entanglement, many couples I see in my family law practice also own businesses and commercial property together. In these Read More →

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Our View: Even tougher times ahead for local journalism

By   /  Friday, February 26th, 2021  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Our View: Even tougher times ahead for local journalism

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Our View: Let Ventura County set a statewide example for farmworker outreach

By   /  Friday, February 26th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Editorials, Latest news, Law, Opinion, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Our View: Let Ventura County set a statewide example for farmworker outreach

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Opinion: Helping Black business owners rise to the challenge

By   /  Friday, February 26th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Helping Black business owners rise to the challenge

By Redonna Carpenter-Woods 2020 was a challenging year for all. While small businesses nationwide faced unique obstacles brought on by the coronavirus, Black small business owners in particular have been disproportionally impacted by the pandemic, with one recent study by an economist at UC Santa Cruz showing that half may not survive. Despite these challenges, Read More →

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Opinion: Parkinson’s diagnosis holds lessons for coping with COVID-19

By   /  Friday, February 26th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Parkinson’s diagnosis holds lessons for coping with COVID-19

By Paul D. Witman I was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a progressive, slow-moving disease that has no known cure. My father passed away 10 years ago from the same disease, so this diagnosis generated some deep thinking about how I would respond to it. Modern science has identified treatments for many of the symptoms, Read More →

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