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Our View: New desalter marks a true watershed moment in Ventura County; Remembering Bob Gonzales

By   /  Friday, December 3rd, 2021  /  Editorials, Latest news, left, Opinion, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Our View: New desalter marks a true watershed moment in Ventura County; Remembering Bob Gonzales

The Oxnard Plain took a big step forward toward sustainability on Nov. 30 when Camarillo’s North Pleasant Valley Groundwater Desalter began operating after two years of construction. The facility is located near the intersection of Las Posas Road and Lewis Road and will become fully operational after testing is completed early next year. The desalter Read More →

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Our View: Powell nomination a good sign; ‘Right to repair’ scores a win

By   /  Wednesday, November 24th, 2021  /  Editorials, Government, Latest news, Opinion, Technology  /  Comments Off on Our View: Powell nomination a good sign; ‘Right to repair’ scores a win

In nominating Jerome Powell for a second term as chair of the Federal Reserve, the Biden Administration has taken a step toward preserving the independence of the world’s most important central bank. Powell will likely steer a steady course and not give in to the worst policy inclinations of progressives nor to the hard money Read More →

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Our view: Region’s downtowns must look beyond dining

By   /  Friday, November 19th, 2021  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Region’s downtowns must look beyond dining

Downtowns have fought their way back from the pandemic with a combination of street closings and restaurant revitalization. But as Santa Barbara gets ready to inaugurate a new mayor and Santa Barbara and Ventura both take steps toward making car-free downtown streets more permanent, it is worth taking into account something else that’s happening across Read More →

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Our View: Everyone will benefit when UCSB builds more housing

By   /  Friday, November 12th, 2021  /  Editorials, Education, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our View: Everyone will benefit when UCSB builds more housing

UC Santa Barbara is caught between a housing mandate and the controversial ideas of a billionaire donor. In a pair of moves that have provided plenty of fodder for headlines but little progress, Goleta announced plans to sue UC Santa Barbara, saying it has not fulfilled its pledge to provide housing for thousands of students Read More →

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Our View: Honoring the region’s best this Philanthropy Day

By   /  Friday, October 29th, 2021  /  Editorials, Latest news, Nonprofits, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our View: Honoring the region’s best this Philanthropy Day

With the season for giving upon us, we take pride in recognizing the honorees at the National Philanthropy Day Awards across the region. On Nov. 16, the Museum of Ventura County in downtown Ventura will host the Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara/Ventura awards at an in-person program beginning at 4 p.m. On Nov. 18, Read More →

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Our View: State housing mandates finally have some teeth

By   /  Friday, October 22nd, 2021  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Our View: State housing mandates finally have some teeth

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Our View: Natural gas isn’t perfect, but it has its place

By   /  Friday, October 1st, 2021  /  Editorials, Energy, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our View: Natural gas isn’t perfect, but it has its place

Every morning millions of Californians wake up and tweak their heater controls to warm up, and turn on hot water to shower. It happens automatically due to abundant natural gas, and up until recently, gas has been as cheap as it has ever been. Now we are getting a wake-up call. Natural gas supplies worldwide Read More →

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