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Oxnard RDA’s Successor Agency: A Christmas Story

Oxnard RDA’s Successor Agency: A Christmas Story

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. By Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor As early as January, 2017 the city of Oxnard through the Successor Agency, that was...
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Bilingual commentary: Is There Hope for the Rust Belt?

Bilingual commentary: Is There Hope for the Rust Belt?

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. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor We have all been hearing about Donald Trump’s photo- and telegenic moment...
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Bilingual commentary: To the Stars, John Glenn

Bilingual commentary: To the Stars, John Glenn

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. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes The morning of February 20, 1962, I was probably one of the few seventh-graders...
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Bilingual commentary: The Sound of Freedom

Bilingual commentary: The Sound of Freedom

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. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes I may be disappointed that Mike Pence became our Vice President for several reasons,...
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Bilingual commentary: ISIS vs. Isis

Bilingual commentary: ISIS vs. Isis

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. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Driving around town, I took notice of one of the more, shall we say,...
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Guest commentary: An Immigrant’s Birthday Reflection

Guest commentary: An Immigrant’s Birthday Reflection

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. By Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor I was born 65 years ago, on a coarse palm frown woven tapete, to two...
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Consulado de México en Oxnard: Mensaje de la Canciller Claudia Ruiz Massieu a la comunidad mexicana


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Statement: Women’s Caucus Leaders on threat to abortion rights and women’s healthcare under Trump presidency

Statement: Women’s Caucus Leaders on threat to abortion rights and women’s healthcare under Trump presidency

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, and Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), vice-chair, released the following statement today on behalf of the Democratic members of the Women’s Caucus in response to President-elect Trump’s policies and recent statements on overturning abortion rights. Jackson said, “California, the most populous state in the country...
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Perspectives: Election 2016

Perspectives: Election 2016

Editor’s note: Every now and again, the fates conspire to create situations that are unexpected, shocking and challenging. The results of the 2016 presidential election are a perfect example. The protests each night in the nation’s cities since election day, never before seen after past contests, show that there is still much division in this land...
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Bilingual commentary: American Culture Shock

Bilingual commentary: American Culture Shock

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. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes In some parts of the country, unlike here in Ventura County, Latinos are very...
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Opinion: LULAC Helps to Ensure Latinos Vote on Election Day

Opinion: LULAC Helps to Ensure Latinos Vote on Election Day

Related stories: Early voting data nationwide show spike in Latino turnout On November 8th, the presidential election will take place, and to say the least–much is at stake. Never before in the history of presidential politics has a candidate so clearly and aggressively attacked the Latino community. Elections have consequences, and our vote counts....
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Our Voice: Latino voting 2016 — From facts to action

Our Voice: Latino voting 2016 — From facts to action

Editor’s note: Well, that was easy. Opened up my early ballot form, selected my candidates and propositions, sealed it and dropped it off at the local election office. Your turn! By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 One sentence stands out among all the data included in the report “Key facts about the Latino vote...
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Bilingual commentary: Seeking A Savior

Bilingual commentary: Seeking A Savior

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. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Some of us may be elated by the November Surprise in our country’s elections...
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Guest commentary: The Bourgeois’ Dilemma

Guest commentary: The Bourgeois’ Dilemma

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. By Rodolfo F. Acuña / Guest contributor The other day a colleague called it to my attention that I was wearing New...
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Guest commentary: Doing the Zombie Dance In Oxnard

Guest commentary: Doing the Zombie Dance In 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. By Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor In the stunning defeat of civilized democracy in this nation, the toxic fallout and pain...
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