Posts Tagged ‘ Armando Vazquez ’

Oxnard’s’ Successor Agency Continued Boondoggle or Fiduciary Leadership in 2018

Oxnard’s’ Successor Agency Continued Boondoggle or Fiduciary Leadership in 2018

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 Imagine the State of California dressed as a Santa Claus, and in a magnanimous gesture...
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Guest column: Notes from the Acuna Arts & Culture Gallery Collective — Our efforts to acquire a permanent home in Oxnard!

Guest column: Notes from the Acuna Arts & Culture Gallery Collective — Our efforts to acquire a permanent home 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 The Acuna Arts & Culture Collective met Friday, September 22, 2017, at our temporary art...
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Guest column: Latino Art and its importance in the local / national dialogue

Guest column: Latino Art and its importance in the local / national dialogue

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 Latinos were the flavour of the month, on and off, throughout the 1980’s for many...
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Guest column: Ruth Jones — The Warrior Dream Angel

Guest column: Ruth Jones — The Warrior Dream Angel

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 Ruth Jones, our dear friend passed away this week. All of us that knew her...
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Guest column: Residents hold the KEYS to Transform Oxnard into a Premier Art City of California

Guest column: Residents hold the KEYS to Transform Oxnard into a Premier Art City of California

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 Oxnard is poised to be one of the most innovative, creative...
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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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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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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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Commentary: The eternal gift of art from maestro Francisco Magdaleno

Commentary: The eternal gift of art from maestro Francisco Magdaleno

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 commentary Francisco Magdaleno of Oxnard, the enigmatic introvert and private artistic genius passed away...
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Guest commentary: Rest in Eternal Peace Bobby; you’re home now my Brother!

Guest commentary: Rest in Eternal Peace Bobby; you’re home now my Brother!

A tribute by Armando Vazquez   My compadre, the great boxer Bobby Chacon, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 according to news report I picked up on from the internet. We had long lost touch with one another. At the end he suffered from acute boxers dementia and fought addiction most of his adult life....
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Guest commentary: Adelante… into the New Year with Café on A

Guest commentary: Adelante… into the New Year with Café on A

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 It is hard to believe but this will be the 17th year that Debbie and I...
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Guest commentary: Power Corrupts, Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely!

Guest commentary: Power Corrupts, Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely!

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 The cold blooded grab for absolute power by the previous Oxnard City Council administration really...
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Guest column: Mi Jefita Santos — La Curandera

Guest column: Mi Jefita Santos — La Curandera

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 MI jefita would always lovingly counsel me, when she saw those clouds of rebellious doubt and...
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Guest commentary: Why we distrust and fear the cops

Guest commentary: Why we distrust and fear the cops

In Oxnard and throughout the nation 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 All of us in Oxnard, throughout this nation, and the...
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Guest commentary: Oxnard Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a Fraud

Guest commentary: Oxnard Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a Fraud

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 with so many other current policing practices, Officer Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training is a...
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