Finals week. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Finals season: Mt. SAC students talk stress and classes

Ada Li, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

With finals looming, the months of May and June are some of the most stressful times for students. According to a Gallup report, 44% of associate degree students and 36% of bachelor's degree students...

Woman feeling emotional stress. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Mt. SAC supports students during finals

Jalyn Brooks, Staff Reporter May 26, 2023

On May 17, Mt. SAC’s Student Health Services hosted a DeStress Fest for students to alleviate the stresses of finals. DeStress Fest’s self-care activity stations included DIY aromatherapy lotions...

Rep.. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) and Sen. Edward J. Markey (right) speak on the Green New Deal in front of the Capitol building on February 2019. Via Wikimedia Commons.

The Green New Deal reintroduced in Congress

Emily Fernandez, News Editor May 23, 2023

On April 20, the Green New Deal was reintroduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Sen. Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts. According to The New York Times, the purpose of this proposal...

Thursdays closed session council meeting was held at West Covina City Hall.

West Covina City Manager David Carmany resigns

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor May 18, 2023

David Carmany has resigned from his role as West Covina city manager, city staff disclosed today after the City Council held a special closed session meeting. The council approved Carmany’s resignation...

West Covina resident Angie Gillingham speaks during public comments at Tuesdays meeting.

West Covina holds hearing on event controversy amid criminal investigation against councilmember

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor May 18, 2023

While the West Covina City Council meeting on May 16 was short and concise, a criminal investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department into Councilman Tony Wu has generated even more controversy...

The Homeless project meeting in the Hacienda Heights Community Center.

“It’s totally under the table”: Hacienda Heights residents criticize LA County homeless housing project

Ada Li, Staff Reporter May 17, 2023

On May 4, the Hacienda Heights Community Center held a public meeting to discuss the Homekey Project, an effort to reduce homelessness in the area. Chaos ensued as hundreds of attendees sought an opportunity...

Women’s Oregon team celebrating their victory.

Mt. SAC’s Hilmer Lodge Stadium hosts the PAC 12 track and field championship

Megan Sanders, Staff Reporter May 16, 2023

Mt. SAC’s Hilmer Lodge Stadium hosted the PAC 12 track and field championship from May 12-14 and witnessed some of the greatest athletes compete. Among them, two teams rose up after three days of competitions....

Gabrielino-Shoshone spiritual leader Jamie Rocha walks away after her public comment at the March 21 council meeting.

Investigation spotlights friction within West Covina City Council following event dispute

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor May 16, 2023

Heated exchanges on social media, packed council meetings, increasing political animosity and now a concluded third-party investigation. The West Covina City Council is set to revisit the city’s Feb....

Booths at the CommUNITY Pull Up.

Pomona holds monthly CommUNITY Pull Up

Diego Fernandez, Staff Reporter May 15, 2023

On May 2, Pomona held its monthly CommUNITY Pull Up at Sacred Heart Church to provide free resources and essentials from local groups and businesses. The CommUNITY Pull Up event was founded last February...

2017 St. Pete Pride Parade. Via CityofStPete/Flickr.

Disneyland hosts its first-ever Pride Nite amid Florida feud

Emily Fernandez, News Editor May 14, 2023

Disneyland is hosting its first Pride celebration, dubbed Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite. The festivities include photo ops, a Pride parade and other character experiences tailored to the event. The...

Walnut-Diamond Bar police station holds open house

Walnut-Diamond Bar police station holds open house

Ada Li, Staff Reporter May 12, 2023

On April 22, the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department Walnut-Diamond Bar station held an open house for residents on April 22. After a line formed outside the station, sheriff deputies guided the public...

Celebrating its 100 year anniversary, the city of West Covina has seen more outrage than celebration this year. Via Ron Cogswell/Flickr

Former West Covina fire chief wins $4.1 million in wrongful termination suit

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor May 9, 2023

This story was updated on May 9 at 4:55 p.m. to include exclusive quoted material from attorney Anna Olevsky. On May 5, former West Covina Fire Department Chief Larry Whithorn was awarded $4.1 million...

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