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House Passes Two Capps Bills

House Passes Two Capps Bills

Health care legislation will strengthen nursing workforce, improve access to maternity care WASHINGTON — Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) on Nov. 15 celebrated the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of two bills she co-authored, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2713) and the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act (H.R. 1209). Both bills passed...
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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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Bilingual commentary: “Family Values”

Bilingual commentary: “Family Values”

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 Republican Party used to be known as the party purporting to represent “family...
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LULAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Urging Latinos to Register to Vote

LULAC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Urging Latinos to Register to Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when our nation reflects on the contributions Hispanics have made to our history and culture. For the third year, LULAC joins the Hispanic Heritage Month of Action campaign in an effort to encourage the Latino community to take action and register to vote. As part of this campaign,...
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson to streamline the environmental review process

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson to streamline the environmental review process

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown has just signed a bill authored by State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to help expedite the environmental review process under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), California’s landmark law for evaluating and mitigating the environmental impacts of development projects. Senate Bill 122, which is jointly authored by Senator Jerry Hill...
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Bilingual commentary: “That’s How It’s Done”

Bilingual commentary: “That’s How It’s Done”

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 Recently I was trying to explain some mathematical notation to a classroom of college...
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Ventura County Education Leaders Endorse Carla Castilla For 3rd District Supervisor

Ventura County Education Leaders Endorse Carla Castilla For 3rd District Supervisor

CAMARILLO – Dr. Mark Lisagor, current President of the Ventura County Board of Education; Christina (Tina) Urias, Santa Paula Unified School District Board Member; Bob Rust, Pleasant Valley School District Board Member, announced their support of Carla Castilla to succeed retiring 3rd District Supervisor Kathy Long. The Castilla campaign has built a diverse coalition of Education...
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Ventura County Young Democrats, Ventura County Democratic Party have endorsed Jeannette Sanchez-Palacios for Ventura City Council

Ventura County Young Democrats, Ventura County Democratic Party have endorsed Jeannette Sanchez-Palacios for Ventura City Council

VENTURA —Ventura County Young Democrats and the Ventura County Democratic Party have endorsed Jeannette Sanchez-Palacios for Ventura City Council. “Jeannette’s dedication to working families is unsurpassed by none,” said Shawn Terris, Chair of the Ventura County Democratic Party.  “Her integrity is above reproach, and she is an altruistic public servant who cares about our...
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Former U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to Lead Ventura County Democratic Party Celebration on Sept. 18

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to Lead Ventura County Democratic Party Celebration on Sept. 18

VENTURA — Democratic activists in Ventura County will come together for their annual fundraising event on Sunday, September 18th at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Hilda Solis, the first Hispanic woman to be appointed to a Cabinet level position, and current member of the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors...
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National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 27

National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 27

VENTURA COUNTY — On Tuesday, September 27, 2016 the Ventura County Elections Division along with the rest of the country will be celebrating Nation Voter Registration Day! This is a great opportunity for those who have yet to register to vote to take part in our democracy by registering to vote on this national registration...
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Bilingual commentary: Centers of Peace

Bilingual commentary: Centers of Peace

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 Sometimes it just feels overwhelming. We seem to be surrounded by violence and antagonism,...
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Bilingual commentary: Caring Enough to Vote

Bilingual commentary: Caring Enough to Vote

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 We all know people who regularly don’t vote—sometimes in any election—because, as they say...
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Bilingual commentary: Are We Losing Our National Mind?

Bilingual commentary: Are We Losing Our National Mind?

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 Not long ago, we were starting to get used to the idea that reality-TV...
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Bilingual commentary: The Political Flames Ignite

Bilingual commentary: The Political Flames Ignite

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 Donald Trump has become the match held to the pilot light. That small, flickering...
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Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to be keynote speaker at California LULAC ‘Veterans Luncheon’ on April 29

Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to be keynote speaker at California LULAC ‘Veterans Luncheon’ on April 29

California LULAC State Convention kicks off activities with Special Veterans Luncheon  LOS ANGELES — The California State League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) announced April 19 that former Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, will be the keynote speaker at the LULAC Veterans Luncheon, Friday, April 29, 2016, to be held at The Garland Hotel, North...
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