What compels us as consumers to choose one brand over another? According to Forbes, it's not products and services so much as a brand's reputation. Reputation Institute, a private consulting firm, conducted an online survey of consumers to find the U.S. companies with the best reputations. Here are the Top 25:
A Hurricane making its way through the Pacific Ocean is expected to bring high surf and strong currents to Ventura County south and southeast-facing beaches this week. Rescuers are urging the public to be cautious while entering the water, but surfers are enjoying the bigger sets.
It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie. Now it has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but the force coming in from the Pacific Ocean has roughed up some of our coastline.