Reflections on 9/11

Dustin Steiner Dustin Steiner

By Supervisor Bill Horn On 9/11/2001, I was Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, and in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks I was faced with a towering decision: whether or not to shut down the County Government. We vowed to stay open for business and stand with our brothers and sisters in New York, Philadelphia, DC, and all over …

Veterans Day, Technology and Jobs

Dustin Steiner Dustin Steiner, Undesignated

By Supervisor Bill Horn The history of Veterans Day dates back to Armistice Day and the end of World War I. To observe what we now know as Veterans Day, President Woodrow Wilson said Americans should “be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory.” Those words …

California – The Land of (Missed) Opportunity

Dustin Steiner Dustin Steiner

Ten years ago Apple was worth $10 billion dollars.  Today, the world’s most valuable company boasts a worth of $600 billion.  This kind of incredible growth in such a short period of time can only happen in America.  In addition, these numbers speak nothing of the revolutionary advances Apple has made to the way we do business and the improvement …