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Take advantage, teens, and cash in

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Hey, you there. Promising young teen. Have some free time on your hands? Maybe you haven’t heard, but while you were sitting home scrolling TikTok or watching Netflix, your value has gone through the roof. Yep, you heard that right—you’re in high demand. A confluence of events, tied largely to the government’s response to COVID-19, has led to a labor […]

Workshop builds foundation for new dwellings

GUEST OPINION /// Housing needs in the community

The housing inventory in Agoura Hills could be changing in ways that we haven’t seen since our incorporation in the early 1980s. Every eight years, cities must submit a Housing Element Update to the State of California for approval, showing that they have enough space to build the number of units assigned to us by housing authorities. This Housing Element […]

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Government regulation and lots of hot air

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Nothing gets people riled faster than when government attempts to modify the behavior of citizens in two areas: public safety and climate change. Some laws that tell people what to do are no-brainers—seat belts, for example, reduce traffic deaths, so wear one; and cars emit noxious fumes, so use clean gasoline— but in other areas the public gets rightfully upset […]

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Race theory hijacked and used to attack legit education

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In recent months, a heated debate has arisen over how the complicated history of race in America should be taught in our local public schools. At the center of the controversy is critical race theory, an academic concept developed in the 1970s that frames American history through the lens of systemic racism. The coursework is usually studied at the college […]

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Living rent-free during the pandemic

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The “haves” begrudging the “have-nots” over government assistance is as old as American politics itself. In recent years, the debate over income disparity intensified as those lucky enough to own their homes pocketed massive (but sometimes unrealized) gains, while those who rented often found it hard just to make ends meet. COVID-19 exposed new fissures in the income inequality gap […]

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