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Change West Covina Kicks Off Series of Biweekly Town Hall Meetings

Yusuf Arifin, Peter Dien, Erin Lopez and Emylou Vergel de Dios of Change West Covina, a young, progressive group that looks to defund the local police department and bring other social changes to the city. Photo courtesy of Emylou Vergel de Dios.

Abraham Navarro, Editor in Chief

September 11, 2020

Thursday Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. Change West Covina, a student run West Covina community advocacy group on Instagram, organized the beginning of their biweekly series of town hall meetings which was hosted through Zoom. Although their first town hall meeting was hosted via zoom on July 2, Peter Dien, 17, a...

Bobcat Fire Blackens More than 20,000 Acres

The bobcat fire rages behind a home in the hills above Monrovia, California on Sept. 9, 2020. Ashes can be see floating down and coating cars in a fine layer of grey dust. Smoke fills the air and can be seen in a dull gray haze beneath street lights. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media

Katie Priddy, Managing Editor

September 10, 2020

On Sunday, Sept. 6, what became known as the Bobcat fire began to burn in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa. As of Thursday, Sept. 10, it is zero percent contained and has burned approximately 23,890 acres. According to InciWeb, an interagency information system that keeps track of natural ...

Gov. Newsom Announces Four-tier Plan for Re-Opening

Taken from a public video posted by the Sacramento Bee on Aug. 28.

Kristen Sanchez, Community News Editor

August 28, 2020

In order to help California citizens better understand activity restrictions between counties, Governor Newsom has implemented a new four-tier system of re-opening that will take effect Aug. 31. This new status system, introduced as “A Blueprint For A Better Economy,” will serve as a guide show...

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