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UCSB alone can’t fix Isla Vista safety woes

By   /  Friday, May 15th, 2015  /  Editorials, Latest news  /  Comments Off on UCSB alone can’t fix Isla Vista safety woes

Just about a year ago, Elliott Rodger went on a violent rampage, killing six people and himself in Isla Vista. Memories of that tragic Memorial Day weekend flooded back into the headlines on May 12 as reports surfaced of another shooting, this time two suspects shot and severely injured two students in another grisly incident Read More →

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Baltimore takes meaningful step back after night of chaos

By   /  Monday, May 4th, 2015  /  Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Baltimore takes meaningful step back after night of chaos

Tragedy and redemption is a theme that runs through American history. A new chapter has just been written in Baltimore, the place that is home to our national anthem, itself a story of survival in the face of war and invasion. The scene of race riots in the civil war and an industrial decline that Read More →

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State of region report pinpoints dwindling middle class

By   /  Monday, May 4th, 2015  /  Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on State of region report pinpoints dwindling middle class

As any regular reader of the Pacific Coast Business Times knows, there is no shortage of experts and organizations churning out reports and studies and economic forecasts for our region. Why, then, did the Ventura County Civic Alliance decide to add to this plenitude by turning its State of the Region Report from an every-five-years Read More →

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Why opportunity matters

By   /  Monday, May 4th, 2015  /  Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Why opportunity matters

By Adam Hill I recently had the privilege of honoring MindBody at the opening of their campus in San Luis Obispo.  As I gazed out at a sea of people — most in commemorative T-shirts identifying them as employees — my throat swelled with excitement. Why was I overcome in that moment, and why have Read More →

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A message for Mother’s Day

By   /  Friday, May 1st, 2015  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on A message for Mother’s Day

By Lisa Spiwak All of us mothers fiercely love our children. We would do anything to help them. Unfortunately many of our American mothers have chosen ways to help their children that may be counterproductive. This is a fairly recent phenomenon in our history termed, “the helicopter mom syndrome.” Helicopter moms are so named because, Read More →

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Dubroff: Rick Caruso gets his moment and Miramar gets the green light

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Rick Caruso gets his moment and Miramar gets the green light

It’s worth noting that Volume 1, Issue 1 of the Business Times, written slightly more than 15 years ago, featured a story about the first plans for reconstructing the Miramar.

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Op/ed: Is China’s growth chimeral?

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Is China’s growth chimeral?

While a boon for export industries, a weaker yuan is further adding to default risks.

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