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Three Women Found Dead in Alhambra, Community Suspects Serial Killer

Taken from the public video published by Hong Andy on June 28, 2017

Jesse Espitia, Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

The recent discovery of a woman’s body in Alhambra has caused San Gabriel Valley residents to fear that a serial killer is on the loose. The woman’s body was found on Sept. 15 in the lake area at Almansor Park in Alhambra. The woman was described to be in her late 60s by Alhambra Police. The news...

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 ...

Mt. SAC Board of Trustees Candidates Address Racial Injustice

From left to right, Trustee member Rosanne M. Bader, M.S., President and CEO William T. Scroggins, Ph.D., Trustee member Manuel Baca, Ph.D., Trustee member Jay F. Chen during Board of Trustees meeting in Building 10, Founders Hall on Wednesday, May 9, 2020. Photo Credit: Hernandez Coke/SAC.Media.

Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

September 3, 2020

Candidates vying for a seat on the Mt. SAC Board of Trustees on Friday were struck with a question from the public regarding racial injustice in a public Zoom forum: what is the role of the Board of Trustees in addressing issues of racial injustice and how can Mt. SAC effectively addresses the issues?...

Judge Rules UC to Drop Use of SAT and ACT for Admission and Scholarships

Graphic by Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Cesar Gonzalez, Campus News Editor

September 2, 2020

Under a preliminary injunction issued by an Alameda County Superior Court Judge, the University of California must suspend the use of SAT and ACT test scores for admissions and scholarships immediately. The ruling cited that the use of standardized test scores are broadly biased and is unfavorable to st...

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...

Asymptomatic Persons No Longer Recommended for COVID Testing

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Catie Coyle

Cesar Gonzalez, Opinion Editor

August 25, 2020

On Jan. 26, the very first case of COVID-19 in California was reported in Santa Clara County. Gov. Gavin Newsom has since given strict orders to close or “lockdown” many publicly open establishments such as bars, nightclubs, wineries and even schools. Newsom had also recommended that adults age 65 ...

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