Cannabis lands on the ballot in Ventura County
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Our view: Ventura creates model for helping homeless
Amid the turmoil of November’s election results, it was easy to overlook passage of the Measure O sales tax increase for the city of Ventura. The Business Times took some heat for endorsing Measure O, which clearly struck a chord with voters who rejected a countywide transportation tax measure. A transportation tax initiative in San Read More →
Ventura’s tax measure not good for business
By Bob Alviani The business community plays a unique role in a community’s economy. If there is any sector in the economic machinery that understands what it takes to run a city, it is business. Businesses provide jobs and support families. Businesses know what it takes to earn a dollar. When it comes to city Read More →
Ventura tax measure key to revitalizing the city
This November is shaping up to be a pivotal election year — especially when it comes to the future of Ventura County. Already on the ballot are a countywide measure to provide transportation improvements on the Highway 101 corridor and far beyond. And there will be dueling ballot measures to chart the future of SOAR, Read More →
Voters approve the bulk of bonds, taxes
Tri-county voters approved $910 million in school bonds on Nov. 4, with every bond proposal passing in Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties while just one passed in Santa Barbara County.