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LA County Declares State of Emergency for Coronavirus

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Nadia Vazquez, Andre Tinoco, and Jasmyn Ros

March 5, 2020

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors declared a state of emergency Wednesday, March 4, after a California resident contracted and died from the coronavirus that originated from Wuhan, China, known as COVID-19. COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona...

Residents Ask Council To Not Rename Glendora Avenue

West Covina Mayor Tony Wu, who promoted the item, heard arguments against renaming the street. Photo Credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Joshua Sanchez

February 6, 2020

With 97 years of existence, West Covina has gone to the verge of bankruptcy with its budget issues and has had many headlines written about its accomplishments. The city that could have been Covina’s sewage dump, and was referred to as Waste Covina by residents a few years ago for its spending tendencies,...

Books on Blast: “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Graphic by Leni Alexi Santos/SAC.Media.

Leni Santos

November 27, 2019

When it comes to books, BDSM and fictional erotica, many women will recommend the fiery “Fifty Shades” series by E. L. James. I, however, am willing to step up on my little bookworm soapbox and scream, “If books were people, I would never tell this series to suck my ass because I don’t think...

Tigers Win, Mounties Move Out of Semifinals

Quarterback Zachary Rangel and defensive lineman Inoke Katoa move in for a hug after a 48-0 loss against Riverside Community College on Saturday, Nov. 23. Photo by Andre Tinoco/SAC.Media

Eric Tadeo

November 27, 2019

The Mt. SAC Mounties’ season came to an end Saturday night after a postseason loss to Riverside Community College by a score of 48-0. In a game where Mt. SAC never got a spark to ignite the offense, the Riverside Tigers offense seemed to be able to move the ball at will. The Mounties, who had been...

Holocaust Survivor Gives Hope to New Generations

Holocaust Survivor Jerry Weiser speaks with a Mt. SAC student after speaking in the Design Technology Center on Dec. 20, 2019. Photo credit: Emerald Fimbres/SAC.Media.

Emerald Fimbres

November 27, 2019

Correction, Nov. 27: A quote in an earlier version from Jean-Pierre Gatillon said, “Today’s event highlights celebrating the human spirit in times of extreme diversity." The quote has been corrected to say, “Today’s event highlights celebrating the human spirit in times of extreme adversity.” Jerry Weiser...

Behind the Capes of Cosplay

Photo of Andrea Diaz as Pocahontas by Tiffany Chien.

Emerald Fimbres

November 26, 2019

A little girl pulls out her chest of costumes, throws on her black wig, puts on her favorite Wonder Woman costume and runs around playing the part. The brave and kind personality has inspired her for as long as she could remember. A woman slips on her handmade Wonder Woman costume, once again, an effort...

Parents Continue Advocating For Long Awaited School

A concerned parent discusses future school plans with architect Marco Eacrett. Photo Credit: Mychal Corbin/SAC.Media.

Joshua Sanchez

November 26, 2019

Despite vocal opposition and a divided community, other residents are hopeful that Wedgeworth Elementary School will be turned into a K-8 school of permanent buildings. To combat the vocal critics to the $52 million development, these parents and their children have also taken to public comment to advocate...

Traditional Celebration Honors The Fallen

Sergio Juarez dances in front of the Sophia B. Clarke Theater on November 21, 2019. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Lily Lopez

November 25, 2019

Colorful paper flowers, vibrant sugar skulls and flameless LED tea lights were lit along the walkway, leading students to the Dia De Los Muertos celebration on campus in front of the Sophia B. Clarke Theater in the Recital Hall courtyard. The colorful lights from the fountain added to the vibrant displays...

Resident Claims District Investigation Was Mishandled

District resident Fernando Solis makes further allegations against the HLPUSD for its handling of the allegations made against the coach on Nov. 14. Photo Credit: Joshua Sanchez/SAC.Media.

Joshua Sanchez

November 25, 2019

While still divided on what to do over a new school proposal, a budding recall effort, the resignation of the superintendent and allegations of misconduct by La Puente girls varsity basketball coach Erick Williams, two Hacienda La Puente Unified School District residents made sure the Oct. 24 allegations...

Supreme Court Likely to Rule on DACA

A student placed their sign on the ground after a march to listen to leaders and lawyers speak about the processes moving forward with DACA. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Kareem Majeed

November 25, 2019

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, program is under review by the Supreme Court, and their ruling is likely to be a landmark decision on the Obama-era program that granted deportation protection to the the roughly 700,000 undocumented children who were brought to the U.S. as children. The...

In Defense of Drake

Photo Illustation by Abraham Navarro and Skye Salamat/SAC.Media.

Skye Salamat

November 25, 2019

Drake doesn’t seem to be having a great time. If we’re being honest, the past few months have been rough for him — from the moment I saw an ex-classmate burn his CD of “Views” on his Instagram story, I knew Drake was screwed. Drake-bashing has been on the rise, but it all culminated at Camp...

San Dimas Votes To Put Sales Tax On Ballot

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Dalton Henderson

November 22, 2019

San Dimas City Council met at City Hall for their regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 12 and voted unanimously to adopt a measure allowing a 75 cent general sales tax to be placed on the March 3, 2020 ballot. The city already has a 9.5% general sales tax and is looking to increase it again in the next...

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