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Editorial: As Lois Capps bows out, race for her seat begins

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: As Lois Capps bows out, race for her seat begins

The challenge for the next Democratic nominee will be to keep a broad coalition of Hispanic and small-business voters energized while appealing to environmentalists.

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Voters approve the bulk of bonds, taxes

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on 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.

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Op/ed: Both parties need to figure how to get something done

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Both parties need to figure how to get something done

Realistically, the best that either party, or the American public, can hope for is small ball.

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Dubroff: Business and politics shake hands at tri-county voting booths

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Business and politics shake hands at tri-county voting booths

With Tuesday’s elections headed to the rear view mirror, it’s clear that politics on the Central Coast have tilted toward the center and toward a more business-friendly agenda.

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Op/ed: Democrats hope for electoral comeback in 2016

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Democrats hope for electoral comeback in 2016

Some Democrats who lost their race could try again in 2016. For today, however, it’s a safe bet that anyone who has just completed an exhausting and losing campaign isn’t thinking about two years from now.

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Dubroff: A tale of turnout, transition and the state of tri-county politics

By   /  Friday, October 31st, 2014  /  Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: A tale of turnout, transition and the state of tri-county politics

Money and party lines still count. But in the end, turnout will matter most.

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After Ventura County court battle, pension tensions endure

By   /  Friday, August 29th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  5 Comments

For most of the summer, Ventura County was at the heart of a statewide debate over public-sector pensions. Reformers spent tens of thousands of dollars on a proposed referendum to change Ventura County’s public employee retirement system from a defined-benefit system to a 401(k)-style system. On Aug. 4, the battle ended when a judge struck Read More →