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Bilingual commentary: In an Idyllic Political World…

Bilingual commentary: In an Idyllic Political World…

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Once upon a time, in a magical country light-years away in...
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Bilingual commentary: Boomers in La La Land

Bilingual commentary: Boomers in La La Land

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor As I was heading out the door of my home one...
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Bilingual commentary: Impermanence

Bilingual commentary: Impermanence

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor About a month ago, American actress, model and businesswoman Jessica Alba...
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Latino News Notes: Latinos divided about their place in America after Trump’s election

Latino News Notes: Latinos divided about their place in America after Trump’s election

By the Pew Research Center Click here for the entire newsletter Hispanics are divided about their place in America after Trump’s election. A growing share says the situation of U.S. Latinos is worsening, and about half worry they or someone they know might be deported. A total of 54 percent are confident about their place in America, while...
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Bilingual commentary: Winning the Lottery

Bilingual commentary: Winning the Lottery

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor How many times have we heard someone say, or have said...
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Bilingual commentary: Mexican Outrage

Bilingual commentary: Mexican Outrage

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Mexico has a history of resenting the U.S. for a variety...
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Bilingual commentary: The Spring 2017 Oxnard College Literature, Arts & Lecture Series

Bilingual commentary: The Spring 2017 Oxnard College Literature, Arts & Lecture Series

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor In an unexpected corner of Ventura County, we have access to...
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Guest commentary: SMILE! It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month

Guest commentary: SMILE! It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month

Dear Friends,   February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and United Way is proud to advocate for increased services on behalf of 100,000 children in Ventura County who qualify for Dent-Cal and do not have access to a dental home. Tooth decay affects more children in the United States than any other chronic...
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Guest Column: The Latino Art & Cultural Center of Oxnard

Guest Column: The Latino Art & Cultural Center of Oxnard

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. Armando Vazquez. Courtesy photo. By Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor The dream of a Latino Arts and Cultural Center in California...
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Bilingual commentary: Trump’s Alternative Universe

Bilingual commentary: Trump’s Alternative Universe

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor Our beloved country has found itself in a bizarre reality of...
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Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

By the Pew Research Center Click here for the entire newsletter Unauthorized immigrants covered by DACA face uncertain future 115th Congress sets new high for racial, ethnic diversity Blacks and Hispanics face extra challenges in getting home loans Less than half the public views border wall as an important goal for U.S. immigration policy...
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Bilingual commentary: A Daughter’s Birthday

Bilingual commentary: A Daughter’s Birthday

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor This past week, the family celebrated my daughter’s birthday as she...
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Guest commentary: Mentoring — Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time

Guest commentary: Mentoring — Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time

Take a moment to think about someone who has made a positive difference in your life. Who inspired you to do your best and dream big? For so many of us, having someone who supported our aspirations, gave guidance, and made us realize our value, just by sharing their time, had a profound effect....
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LULAC Statement on New Executive Orders on Border Wall and Sanctuary Cities

LULAC Statement on New Executive Orders on Border Wall and Sanctuary Cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump (on Jan. 25) signed two controversial executive orders regarding the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and penalties for sanctuary cities. The proposed wall would extend along the southern border and would cost as much as 38 billion dollars. “Mexico is one of our closest allies,” said LULAC...
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Bilingual commentary: Refusing to Discuss

Bilingual commentary: Refusing to Discuss

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. David Magallanes By David Magallanes / Guest contributor The front page of the January 11, 2017, edition of the...
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