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Oct. 12 — Assemblymember Irwin to host a series of Workshops for Women

Oct. 12 — Assemblymember Irwin to host a series of Workshops for Women

SACRAMENTO – ssemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) is hosting a series of workshops aimed at guiding women through current issues that affect them on a daily basis. The workshops are being held at the Ventura County Community Foundation at 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd. in Camarillo on Thursday: September 28, October 5, and October 12....
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Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, Attorney General Xavier Becerra provide update on child identity theft law

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, Attorney General Xavier Becerra provide update on child identity theft law

SACRAMENTO —  Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks)  and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra provided an update on child identity theft law (AB 1580), which now allows parents, legal guardians or conservators to freeze the credit of children and incapacitated adults. The Attorney General’s office delivered a consumer guide to show parents and guardians, step-by-step, on how the...
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Bilingual report: Mexican Consulate in Oxnard reports on bilateral relationship issues

Bilingual report: Mexican Consulate in Oxnard reports on bilateral relationship issues

Regarding the expressions by the President of the United States of America on various issues of the bilateral relationship, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico notifies the following: 1. As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, a wall or physical barrier built on US territory...
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Bilingual commentary: “Fire and Fury”

Bilingual commentary: “Fire and Fury”

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local 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 President Trump’s recent threats of “fire and fury” may have...
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Latino News Notes: LULAC Announces Victory in Texas Voter ID Case

Latino News Notes: LULAC Announces Victory in Texas Voter ID Case

Corpus Christi, Texas – Today a federal district court in Corpus Christi found that the Texas Voter ID bill is unconstitutional because it violates both the U.S. Constitution and the Voters Rights Act. Federal District Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos found that once again the state of Texas intentionally discriminated against Latinos and African-Americans in...
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Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center reports on DACA, immigrant moms, views of Trump

Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center reports on DACA, immigrant moms, views of Trump

Click here on the entire e-newsletter   September 01, 2017 DACA has shielded nearly 790,000 young unauthorized immigrants from deportation Nearly 790,000 young unauthorized immigrants have received work permits and deportation relief through the federal government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program since it was created five years ago by President Barack Obama. Requests for renewals have...
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Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

SACRAMENTO – Today, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) announced she will be introducing legislation to prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry. Jackson will be amending a prior bill to address this issue, SB 224, once the California Legislature returns from its summer recess on August 21. Jackson is introducing this bill in the...
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Bilingual commentary: The Country Loves Him?

Bilingual commentary: The Country Loves Him?

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local 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 Eric Trump, third child and second son of President Donald...
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City of Oxnard INCO Hosts Mayor’s “State of the Neighborhoods” Address on Sept. 6

City of Oxnard INCO Hosts Mayor’s “State of the Neighborhoods” Address on Sept. 6

OXNARD — On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, the Inter-Neighborhood Council Organization (INCO) will host a special meeting to listen to Mayor Tim Flynn give a “State of the Neighborhoods” presentation.  The INCO meeting will take place at the Performing Arts Center (PACC), 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030, and will start with a social hour at 6:00...
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State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

SACRAMENTO – In response to President Trump’s recent executive order opening the door to expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters off the California coast, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to prohibit new pipelines or other infrastructure needed to support new federal oil and gas development passed out of the...
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Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) honored Roberto S. Juarez as the 2017 Veteran of the Year. Roberto will be recognized at a reception at the Assemblymember’s district office in Camarillo on Friday, July 7. “During this Independence Day week, it’s important to remember those that have served our country,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin. “Roberto...
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Bilingual commentary: Open Season on Women

Bilingual commentary: Open Season on Women

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local 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 “Open season” is that time of the year when particular...
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Jackson Bill To Create “California Trust Women” License Plate Passes Assembly Transportation Committee

Jackson Bill To Create “California Trust Women” License Plate Passes Assembly Transportation Committee

SACRAMENTO – As the White House and Republican Congress continue to threaten federal funding for family planning services in their latest healthcare proposal, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  to create a specialized pro-choice license plate with proceeds benefiting reproductive healthcare in California has passed the Assembly Transportation Committee. The vote was...
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State Sen. Jackson announces status of Senate bills

State Sen. Jackson announces status of Senate bills

SACRAMENTO – State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) has announced the status of the following bills: Jackson Bill to Clean Up Beaches by Plugging Old, Leaking Oil Wells Passes Off Senate Floor Jackson Bill to Encourage Building of Innovative, Affordable Housing for Seniors Passes Off Senate Floor Jackson Legislation to Help Entangled Whales Passes Off Senate Floor ...
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Bilingual commentary: Targeting Women and Girls

Bilingual commentary: Targeting Women and Girls

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 There is speculation that the Islamic State intentionally targeted and murdered...
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