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California League of United Latin American Citizens: DACA

California League of United Latin American Citizens: DACA

Dear California Members and Friends, as difficult it is to comprehend the challenges to our community regarding cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, we must unite and rise to the challenge. We must be the first line of defense for our communities during this crisis. Never before in our history...
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CSUCI one of 70+ destinations on Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA art celebration through Jan. 2018

CSUCI one of 70+ destinations on Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA art celebration through Jan. 2018

CAMARILLO — The Chicana/Chicano movement of the 1960s and ‘70s, Mexican iconography and ancient Aztec cosmic female deities are all part of a CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) art show designed to kick off the University’s participation in the Getty’s institutive Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (PST: LA/LA) is a far-reaching and ambitious...
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Three Gold Coast Transit District Operators Reach Prestigious Driving Milestones

Three Gold Coast Transit District Operators Reach Prestigious Driving Milestones

OXNARD — Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) recognized three of its bus operators for joining the prestigious One Million Mile Club and Two Million Mile Club, as determined by the National Safety Council, during today’s Board of Directors’ meeting.  The former recognizes professional drivers who have completed 25,000 hours of drive time (12.5 years) without a preventable accident...
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Men fundraising for Wine Women & Shoes benefiting RISE

Men fundraising for Wine Women & Shoes benefiting RISE

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Local men have already raised over $5,000 to benefit RISE while competing for the King of Sole award to be presented at the Wine Women & Shoes event on September 10 at the Avila Beach Golf Resort. Wine Women & Shoes features a fashion marketplace, Central Coast wineries, local...
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Twin Vee PowerCats, Inc. Donates Boat to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley

Twin Vee PowerCats, Inc. Donates Boat to  Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley

Proceeds of boat raffle to provide financial assistance to local families in need Fort Pierce, FL – Twin Vee PowerCats, Inc. (Symbol: TVPC) pledged the donation of one of their popular boat models to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley, which will be raffled off during the 15th Annual “Stand Up...
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Assemblymember Irwin Announces California Assembly Secures Extra Funding for Veterans in Housing Bond

Assemblymember Irwin Announces California Assembly Secures Extra Funding for Veterans in Housing Bond

Cal-Vet Loan Program to receive more funding for veterans housing.  SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks), Chair of the Assembly Veterans Committee, announced that the Assembly has secured an additional $1 billion in the Affordable Housing Bond agreement to extend the Cal-Vet Home Loan Program, which is currently scheduled to expire in 2018....
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Jackson bill to protect scientists, scientific data passes off assembly floor

Jackson bill to protect scientists, scientific data passes off assembly floor

SACRAMENTO – Introduced in response to threats by the Trump Administration, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to protect scientists and scientific research from censorship or destruction passed off the Assembly floor today on a 59-13 vote. Senate Bill 51, known as the Whistleblower and Public Data Protection Act, now heads back to...
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Assemblymember Irwin’s Statement on Ending the DACA program

Assemblymember Irwin’s Statement on Ending the DACA program

SACRAMENTO — “I’m appalled by today’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) “Nearly 800,000 DACA recipients in the United States have now been put at risk of deportation, including close to 200,000 of them who currently reside in California. These immigrants, who were brought to...
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SBCC — An Open Letter to DACA Students

SBCC — An Open Letter to DACA Students

I am saddened this morning that the President of the United States is not honoring the executive order that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  As a DACA student, you should know that none of this is of your making.  It is not your fault, and you are the innocent one in...
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Bilingual report: El Gobierno de México lamenta profundamente la cancelación del Programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA)

Bilingual report: El Gobierno de México lamenta profundamente la cancelación del Programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA)

Desde el inicio de la nueva administración estadounidense, el gobierno de México ha promovido la continuación de DACA, a fin de mantener la protección a jóvenes beneficiarios del programa, cuya mayoría son nacidos en México. Desde el inicio de la nueva administración estadounidense, el gobierno de México ha promovido la continuación de DACA, a...
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Breaking Promise to Act ‘With Heart,’ Trump Administration Ends DACA, Eliminates Protection for 800,000 Dreamers

Breaking Promise to Act ‘With Heart,’ Trump Administration Ends DACA, Eliminates Protection for 800,000 Dreamers

Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump (on Sept. 5)rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era immigration policy that grants deportation relief for undocumented people who were brought to the U.S. as children, known as Dreamers. Established in 2012, DACA currently protects 800,000 immigrants and grants them the right to remain in...
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Assemblymember Irwin Announces California Assembly Secures Extra Funding for Veterans in Housing Bond

Assemblymember Irwin Announces California Assembly Secures Extra Funding for Veterans in Housing Bond

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) , Chair of the Assembly Veterans Committee, announced that the Assembly has secured an additional $1 billion in the Affordable Housing Bond agreement to extend the Cal-Vet Home Loan Program, which is currently scheduled to expire in 2018. “After returning from service, our veterans face unique challenges when...
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Assemblymember Limón issues statement on potential DACA repeal

Assemblymember Limón issues statement on potential DACA repeal

SACRAMENTO —Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) on Sept. 1 issued the following statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As the proud daughter of immigrants, and as someone who has worked closely with immigrant students and their families, I know that immigrants contribute to the cultural and economic well-being of California. From research and academia,...
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Antioch University Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

Antioch University Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

SANTA BARBARA — Antioch University named Norbert Tan as its new associate vice chancellor for institutional advancement. Tan will be based on Antioch University’s Santa Barbara campus and will provide both campus and university-wide fundraising support focusing on initiatives with the West Coast advancement team. He succeeds Barbara Greenleaf, who successfully led fundraising efforts...
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Family Service Agency Elects Board Co-Presidents

Family Service Agency Elects Board Co-Presidents

SANTA BARBARA — Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County is pleased to announce Katya Armistead and Cole Kinney as co-presidents for the 2017-18 Board of Directors. FSA and Santa Maria Valley Youth & Family Center (SMVYFC) merged July 1 to form one countywide organization that will provide mental health counseling, basic needs...
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