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When she decided to run for the Agoura Hills City Council in 2018, Deborah Klein Lopez was no stranger to politics. Part of Henry Stern's successful 2016 campaign team, Klein Lopez gave up a job in the state Senate to run for local office after a series of controversial land-use decisions dealing with the development of Kanan Road. Here she sits down with the Branching Out crew to share her experience as a first-time candidate running in "The Year of the Woman" and talk about her first 12 months in office, which included dealing with the aftermath of a devastating fire.
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