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Central Coast small businesses stack up well against rest of Golden State

By   /  Friday, June 1st, 2012  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Central Coast small businesses stack up well against rest of Golden State

The Central Coast finished at the top of California’s regional rankings, with the Bay Area a very close second.

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Stagterity: An economic ailment the region may not shake easily

By   /  Friday, May 18th, 2012  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Stagterity: An economic ailment the region may not shake easily

By the time Gov. Jerry Brown’s desperate actions to close a $15.7 billion budget gap trickle down to the Central Coast, the region will be stuck at zero growth rates for as far as the eye can see. What we face is a situation where stagnation is fueled by austerity, resulting in a condition I’ve Read More →

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Editorial: Giving California the tools it needs to succeed

By   /  Friday, May 11th, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Giving California the tools it needs to succeed

Sacramento, we’ve got a problem. CEO Magazine has ranked California dead last among the 50 states in its annual survey of the best and worst places to do business. An Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation study of 6,000 small business owners has given California an F grade when it comes to business friendliness. When your state Read More →

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California must invest in the future, Lt. Gov. says in SLO

By   /  Friday, February 24th, 2012  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on California must invest in the future, Lt. Gov. says in SLO

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom told hundreds of civic and business leaders in San Luis Obispo on Feb. 24 that California needs to look beyond its borders for new ideas on how to once again lead the United States in job creation. Newsom told the crowd at the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce luncheon that Read More →

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Social-media IPOs could launch Golden State sustainability fund

By   /  Friday, February 10th, 2012  /  Columns, Opinion  /  1 Comment

Now would be the perfect time to create an economic sustainability fund that smooths out these wild swings in revenue

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Cities will have to lead state’s recovery

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2011  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Cities will have to lead state’s recovery

Californians are learning how to muddle through the recovery.

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Guest op/ed: Cuts to reimbursement will be devastating to state’s health care

By   /  Friday, October 7th, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Guest op/ed: Cuts to reimbursement will be devastating to state’s health care

The action of the California Legislature would put the Medicare and MediCal programs on life support.

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