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Thompson: Three steps to real estate recovery

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2020  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Thompson: Three steps to real estate recovery

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Our view: Consistent rules critical for successful reopening

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Our view: Consistent rules critical for successful reopening

An exemption that allows for the re-opening of Santa Barbara County’s tasting rooms underscores one essential concept: for the region’s economic recovery to be successful, it must be truly regional. A consistent set of rules across the tri-county region will bring about a methodical reopening — a hodge-podge of rules will create chaos and create Read More →

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Apfelthaler: Will COVID-19 end globalization?

By   /  Friday, May 22nd, 2020  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Apfelthaler: Will COVID-19 end globalization?

By Gerhard Apfelthaler It is the year 1000. Traders are crossing oceans to Arabia, East Africa, India and China. The Vikings are sailing to Canada, and the Maya are exploring lands as far as Colombia and today’s Mississippi River Valley. This is when globalization began, asserts author Valerie Hansen in a book published this year. Read More →

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Dudley: Help protect victims who are sheltering in place

By   /  Friday, May 22nd, 2020  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Dudley: Help protect victims who are sheltering in place

By Joyce Dudley I have heard the COVID-19 shelter in place order referred to as “The Great Pause.” As someone who has been a prosecutor for 30 years, I agree with the phrase. But these days I spell the word pause differently. I spell it P-A-W-S, as I envision the great paws of an angry Read More →

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Our view: It’s time to reopen but it must be done carefully

By   /  Friday, May 22nd, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Our view: It’s time to reopen but it must be done carefully

The decision of how fast to reopen the regional economy presents difficult choices for elected officials. Nowhere is it more complex than in Ventura County, where management of COVID-19 incidents has been commendable and, so far, the first steps toward opening have been reasonably well executed. Moreover, Ventura County’s economy, which has labored to find Read More →

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Our view: Ventura County is ready to reopen

By   /  Tuesday, May 19th, 2020  /  East Ventura County, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

The decision of how fast to reopen the regional economy presents difficult choices for our elected officials. No where is it more complex than in Ventura County, where management of COVID-19 incidents has been commendable and so far the first steps toward opening have been reasonably well executed. Moreover, Ventura County’s economy, which has labored Read More →

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Our view: Lompoc prison COVID-19 outbreak should be investigated

By   /  Friday, May 15th, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Lompoc prison COVID-19 outbreak should be investigated

The outbreak of COVID-19 cases at the federal penitentiary in Lompoc is giving the region’s otherwise stellar record for flattening the curve a black eye. A recent letter from legislators and Santa Barbara County supervisors asking the state to carve out the Lompoc prison COVID-19 cases from the rest of the region for purposes of Read More →

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