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Editorial: Veteran’s EMT program makes sense

By   /  Friday, February 15th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Veteran’s EMT program makes sense

This bill passed the House in the previous Congress but never made it though the Senate. Surely, now its time has come.

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Letter to the editor: Presidential pardon would compromise integrity

By   /  Friday, February 15th, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Presidential pardon would compromise integrity

There is a sticking point on a presidential pardon, and that is integrity.

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Behind the effort to get a presidential pardon for a manufacturing icon

By   /  Friday, February 8th, 2013  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Behind the effort to get a presidential pardon for a manufacturing icon

Gene Haas and Haas Automation made headlines on Feb. 4 when the company confirmed to the Business Times that Texas Gov. Rick Perry is slated to make a recruiting trip to the Oxnard machine tool maker later this month. Whether or not Haas pulls the trigger and expands in Texas or North Carolina, the home Read More →

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Editorial: Brown leaves key elements off table in university debate

By   /  Friday, January 18th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Brown leaves key elements off table in university debate

For a few days during the past week, higher education reform has moved to the top of the agenda for Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Op/ed: Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and Congress

By   /  Friday, January 11th, 2013  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and Congress

By Billie Greer on Jan. 11, 2013 Butch Cassidy: Alright. I’ll jump first. Sundance Kid: No. Butch Cassidy: Then you jump first. Sundance Kid: No, I said. Butch Cassidy: What’s the matter with you? Sundance Kid: I can’t swim. Butch Cassidy: Are you crazy? The fall will probably kill you. So went the dialogue as Read More →

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Editorial: Better public-pay data is a deterrent for abuse

By   /  Friday, January 4th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Better public-pay data is a deterrent for abuse

Getting more transparency on pay is a small but important step to toward accountability

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Editorial: Smuggling surge is a threat to tourism

By   /  Friday, December 7th, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Smuggling surge is a threat to tourism

Gangs and gang-related drug activities, along with the burgeoning business of Panga boat drug couriers, are a serious threat to a tourism-based economy.