Council members and West Covina city staff gather in the minutes prior to the Jan. 17 meeting.

West Covina amends campaign finance rules

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor January 20, 2023

The West Covina City Council convened this Tuesday at the City Hall for its first meeting of the new year. This nearly four hours long meeting showcased the new dynamic within the five-seat council. The...

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West Covina renews $50,000 reward for information in unsolved murder

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief January 6, 2023

The West Covina Police Department continues to search for culprits in the murder of Gabriela De Haro Perez, a 29-year-old who was shot and killed two years ago near the intersection of Azusa Avenue and...

Ollie Cantos (center) alongside his mother, Lynda Cantos (left) and California State Senator Susan Rubio (right) at West Covina City Hall.

West Covina City Council has mixed attitudes in the final meeting of the year

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor December 23, 2022

The West Covina City Council closed out the year to a packed audience at City Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 20, residents gathered for the meeting headlined by swear-in ceremonies and Mayor Dario Castellanos’...

‘Tis the season for lots of giving. The Mt. SAC family knows this all too well. In high festive spirits, it’s all hands on deck to ensure the families have all of their gifts and donations set for next week’s event.

Mt. SAC’s 26th annual Adopt a Family is brightening the holidays

Delila Grubaugh and Robbie Doctor December 13, 2022

Historically, the holidays have been dubbed as being “the season of giving.” With this sentiment in mind, Mt. SAC’s CARE program will continue its tradition hosting the Adopt a Family event. This...

Promotional tour poster. Via Taylor Swift/Twitter

Swifties outraged over Ticketmaster disaster

Brisa Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 9, 2022

Fans are feeling jaded after presale tickets for Taylor Swift’s massive Eras Tour sold out due to Ticketmaster’s systems not working. Now, some are suing the site. After her previous Lover Fest...

Academic Senate addresses recent concerns surrounding racial intolerance and sexual harassment

Academic Senate addresses recent concerns surrounding racial intolerance and sexual harassment

Brisa Gutierrez, Social Media Manager December 7, 2022

The Academic Senate met Dec. 1, where members spoke about condemning antisemitism reaffirming anti-racism, supporting Associated Students and rebuking sexual harassment. The Associated Students are...

Former Mt. SAC employee identified as suspect in killing of campus driver

Former Mt. SAC employee identified as suspect in killing of campus driver

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief December 1, 2022

This story was updated at 7:20 p.m. on Dec. 2. The suspect behind yesterday's fatal pedestrian-vehicle collision has been identified as 38-year-old former Mt. SAC employee and student James E. Milliken,...

GameFest 2019. Via Jeffrey George/Mt. SAC

Preview: Mt. SAC’s GameFest to showcase animation and gaming projects

Eddie Ursua, Staff Reporter November 27, 2022

Mt. SAC’s Animation and Gaming program will come together on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Building 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for GameFest, an annual campus event that showcases the programs and puts a spotlight...

Wolff (left) ran for city council District 4, while Diaz (right) is the Mayor Pro Tem and is set to take office as Mayor following Councilman Dario Castellanos departure from office. (Photos courtesy Yara Wolff for West Covina and the City of West Covina)

Tension flares in West Covina following elections

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor November 25, 2022

Since the conclusion of the 2022 election season, conflicts have risen inside of West Covina City Council, primarily surrounding Mayor Pro Tem Rosario Diaz and her husband William Elliott’s conduct and...

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Bob Iger appointed as CEO of Disney once again

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor November 24, 2022

Chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Co. Bob Chapek has stepped down from the position, opening the space for former CEO Bob Iger to succeed. This decision was made by The Walt Disney Co. Board....


Los Angeles County recommends indoor masking

Gabby Flores, Staff Reporter November 19, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is recommending that people wear masks while indoors as the county sees an increase in COVID-19 cases. While there is currently no official mask mandate,...

Ollie Cantos (pictured) secures victory after a contested open seat election, as current Mayor Dario Castellanos opted out of seeking reelection earlier this year. Courtesy photo.

Disability rights advocate Ollie Cantos declares victory in District 4

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor November 18, 2022

Ollie Cantos, the Filipino American West Covina native best known for his record of working in Washington D.C., declared his victory in the West Covina City Council District 4 election, beating out his...

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