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Opinion: 5 things that make you a horrible neighbor

Christie Yeung, Managing Editor January 27, 2023

I strongly believe that everyone will encounter at least one neighbor who would do one of the things I am about to list below. It is not that I don’t have faith in humanity but simply because some people...

Decisions, decisions, decisions. It can be overwhelming, but you cant run from them forever. Photo courtesy Jeremy Brooks/Flickr

Opinion: Indecisiveness – my biggest pet peeve

Robbie Doctor, Staff Reporter January 13, 2023

People who constantly change their minds and are indecisive about everything should never make decisions. Sounds harsh, but reality check: indecision is detrimental to your health. The impact of...

Buffalo Bills fans at a game in Ralph Wilson Stadium, Buffalo, New York. Photo courtesy Matthew D. Britt/Flickr

Opinion: Damar Hamlin’s injury shook the football world, will it spark a change?

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor January 6, 2023

On Monday, Jan. 2, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Buffalo Bills were playing a pivotal late regular season game that was aired on primetime TV. But the game took an unexpected turn, and hearts everywhere...

A sign notifying students of possible drug inspections at Rosemont Middle School, La Crescenta, CA. Fentanyl overdoses among youth have surged in 2022. Photo courtesy Cory Doctorow/Flickr

Opinion: Local news coverage on the fentanyl crisis is failing

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor December 30, 2022

For many years, local news in Southern California has been characterized by its unique Hollywood touch, oftentimes leading the news broadcasts to become a spectacle in and of themselves. Local news broadcasts...

The bridge located at the border of West Covina and the City of Industry located at the intersection of Valley Blvd and Nogales Street. The bridge allows car and train traffic on Valley Boulevard to flow over Nogales Street, allowing straight forward access to and from the 60 freeway for residents. Photo courtesy of Ryan Cogswell/Flickr

Opinion: West Covina’s politics is a clique of the most influential

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor December 23, 2022

Local politics. It is something that to many seems uninteresting, however, local elected officials and their policies have profound impact on everyday life within these communities, in many instances,...

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Column: The hubris of a pariah

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief December 16, 2022

An administration tarnished by wrongdoing and misconduct, a lousy response to social unrest and a pandemic, two impeachments and several criminal inquiries resulted in this surreal statement. “I’m...

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Column: Voters need to stay concerned about political extremism

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief December 13, 2022

At this point, the midterm conversation has been done to death: The GOP whiffed this, they flubbed that, yadda yadda. And as true as it may be that the Republican Party brought the historic failure upon...

A replica Statue of Liberty holding the Christian cross outside of the World Overcomers Outreach Ministries Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Photo courtesy Kathy Drasky/Flickr

Opinion: How local churches influence their followers

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor December 9, 2022

As Christmas draws near, many of those who observe the holiday will be heading to their local churches as a part of the many traditions and festivities of Christmas alongside their loved ones. Over the...

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Opinion: Tesla is the symbol of everything wrong with California

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor December 2, 2022

Tesla, the electric car brand that you see everywhere and you can’t escape. The Tesla Model Y has been the most purchased vehicle in California this year, per the California New Car Dealers Association,...

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Column: Republicans are in post-midterm disarray. Prepare for what comes next

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief November 25, 2022

Ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm elections, liberals braced and conservatives heel clicked in anticipation of a red wave washing away Democrats’ thin congressional majority. Defying the odds and decades of...

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Opinion: Homicide isn’t hot

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor November 18, 2022

A 79-year-old woman was sleeping peacefully in her home in Los Angeles before a six-inch hunting knife plunged into her chest and she woke up screaming. She was silenced when her throat was slashed so...

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Opinion: It has never been more expensive to watch live music

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor November 11, 2022

Ticket costs are absurdly overpriced. As many artists announce their first tours since the pandemic started, concerned citizens and fans of artists and bands alike are speaking out against ticket selling...

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