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Opinion: Remembering David Swensen, a giant in the investment world

By   /  Friday, May 28th, 2021  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Personal Finance  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Remembering David Swensen, a giant in the investment world

By David Kreinces In early May, David Swensen, Yale’s legendary endowment chief, died of cancer at age 67. Swensen was famous on Wall Street for successfully diversifying Yale’s portfolio in a wide range of alternative investments, and he was also loved for his 2005 book on exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The book, “Unconventional Success,” showed Swensen’s Read More →

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Opinion: Time to polish those interview skills, whichever side you’re on

By   /  Friday, May 28th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Time to polish those interview skills, whichever side you’re on

By Kyle McIntosh The Department of Labor reported a record 8.1 million job openings in the U.S. at the end of March. While employers are eager to fill openings, it’s critical that managers are thorough in assessing candidates to ensure new hires fit their needs. Having interviewed hundreds of candidates during my 23 years in Read More →

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Opinion: California can’t rest on its laurels when it comes to election security

By   /  Friday, May 14th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: California can’t rest on its laurels when it comes to election security

By Pedro Nava, Bill Emmerson and Janna Sidley In 2018, then-Secretary of State Alex Padilla called California’s aging voting equipment “one of the gravest threats to the integrity of our elections.” The response from governors Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom and the Legislature was unprecedented. Over the next two years, California allocated well over $200 Read More →

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Opinion: Keep our forests wild and green

By   /  Friday, April 30th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Keep our forests wild and green

By Rebecca August The U.S. Forest Service has announced plans to cut thousands of mature live and dead trees across 2.5 square miles atop Mt. Pinos, a site that is sacred to the Chumash and other Indigenous tribes. The peak, deep in the Los Padres National Forest, draws throngs of locals and tourists year-round for Read More →

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Opinion: Ventura County schools turn their eyes toward career education and training

By   /  Friday, April 23rd, 2021  /  Education, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Ventura County schools turn their eyes toward career education and training

By César Morales As the state and local economies begin to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the workforce needs of Ventura County businesses will take center stage. Ventura County businesses require well-qualified employees who want to grow their careers in our community and our students need stable, well-paying job opportunities close to home. Ventura County’s Read More →

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Opinion: Doors are open at Ventura County hotels

By   /  Friday, April 23rd, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Doors are open at Ventura County hotels

By Victor Dollar After more than a year of restrictions, California’s tourism sector reopens for small gatherings, meetings and events this month — the first step on the state’s journey to economic recovery. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” and “Beyond the Blueprint for a Safer Economy” lays out the COVID-19 safety requirements Read More →

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Opinion: It takes guts to be a woman in politics

By   /  Friday, April 9th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Lois Phillipsand Anita Perez Ferguson Twelve women with different backgrounds and areas of expertise are advancing into top leadership roles in President Joe Biden’s Cabinet. Eight are women of color. As advisors to the president, they will be the first women ever to serve in key posts, including Treasury, Defense, and Veterans’ Affairs, all Read More →

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