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Dubroff: The Business Times celebrates 15 years with a Hall of Fame gala

By   /  Friday, March 6th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: The Business Times celebrates 15 years with a Hall of Fame gala

When you look at the masthead of this issue of Pacific Coast Business Times, you will notice something new. This is Volume 16 No. 1 and it is the beginning of our 15th anniversary year. The special banner at the top of Page One signifies that for 780-plus consecutive weeks, we’ve been offering our subscribers Read More →

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Op/ed: I’m told I’m lucky — and the harder I work, the luckier I am

By   /  Friday, March 6th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: I’m told I’m lucky — and the harder I work, the luckier I am

By Lisa Spiwak On March 17 we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, which is also a celebration of luck of sorts. We will search out four leaf clovers and little green leprechauns to bring us good luck and hopefully to find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. As lovely as these celebrations Read More →

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Op/ed: Letting taxpayers off the hook for subsidies: a case of moral hazard

By   /  Friday, March 6th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Letting taxpayers off the hook for subsidies: a case of moral hazard

American political culture has morphed from a ‘can do’ attitude to an ‘it’s easier to kick the can down the road’ approach to decision-making.

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Editorial: Engineer paid ultimate price to save passengers

By   /  Friday, March 6th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Engineer paid ultimate price to save passengers

We will never know what would have happened had Glenn Steele not stepped up to bring the train under control before the Feb. 24 collision.

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Letters to the editor: Oxnard Metrolink collision

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With California traffic congestion becoming more and more of a problem, the train is going to be a vital mode of transportation and the infrastructure of public train transportation must be improved.

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Editorial: First responders earn praise for Oxnard effort

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: First responders earn praise for Oxnard effort

While Ventura County’s spending on critical infrastructure has been woefully lacking in recent years, its spending on emergency services and health care has been up to par.

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Op/ed: Health care reform is ultimately a question of justice

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Health care reform is ultimately a question of justice

The courts aren’t justice but merely symbols of our desire to be just — yet so many of our moral issues end up adjudicated there.

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