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Our view: It’s time to reopen but it must be done carefully

By   /  Friday, May 22nd, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Our view: It’s time to reopen but it must be done carefully

The decision of how fast to reopen the regional economy presents difficult choices for elected officials. Nowhere is it more complex than in Ventura County, where management of COVID-19 incidents has been commendable and, so far, the first steps toward opening have been reasonably well executed. Moreover, Ventura County’s economy, which has labored to find Read More →

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Our view: Lompoc prison COVID-19 outbreak should be investigated

By   /  Friday, May 15th, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Lompoc prison COVID-19 outbreak should be investigated

The outbreak of COVID-19 cases at the federal penitentiary in Lompoc is giving the region’s otherwise stellar record for flattening the curve a black eye. A recent letter from legislators and Santa Barbara County supervisors asking the state to carve out the Lompoc prison COVID-19 cases from the rest of the region for purposes of Read More →

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Our view: SLO County reopening would yield lessons

By   /  Friday, April 24th, 2020  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: SLO County reopening would yield lessons

With public officials and some health departments beginning to pivot toward re-opening the Tri-Counties for business, there is a single message that stands out — one size fits all won’t work for California. The state is too big, with too much geography and too much diversity of population density to respond to a single approach. Read More →

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Federal shutdown took a toll in the Tri-Counties

By   /  Friday, January 25th, 2019  /  Central Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Top Story, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Federal shutdown took a toll in the Tri-Counties

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