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4 Ways to Celebrate Día de los Muertos

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Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor

October 31, 2020

Día de los Muertos is a holiday that dates back to ancient Mesoamerica, with the Aztec, Maya and Toltec. The holiday is a celebration of life and loved ones who have passed. While many think of Día de los Muertos as the Mexican version of Halloween because of their close proximity, the themes are actually...

Voting in the 2020 Election

By Tom Arthur from Orange, CA, United States - vote for better tape, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5131677

Katie Priddy, Managing Editor

October 30, 2020

The 2020 presidential elections are four days away. Registered voters will be able to cast their votes for local school board, city council, state legislature, Congress and the president as well as city, county, and state measures or propositions by mail or in-person at official polling places across...

Movies Are Being Delayed Because of COVID-19

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Delilah Perez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 29, 2020

When the pandemic first hit in March, many businesses were affected and had to shut down. The movie business in particular was affected as movie theaters had to close since the movie going experience did not abide by social distancing guidelines. As a result of movie theaters shutting down, release dates...

OPINION: RGB’s Worst Nightmare: Amy Coney Barrett

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Cesar Gonzalez, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2020

The legendary RBG’s dying wish was disrespectfully dismissed and many Americans are in disbelief. Shortly after Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as the 115th Justice, it was made clear the whole Republican party (including Trump and McConnell) had no honor. Trump, along with the GOP, have been riding...

Will “Big Navi” Be Kind to Us with New Processors?

Photo taken from public video posted by AMD on YouTube Oct. 28.

Christie Yeung, Gaming & Tech Editor

October 28, 2020

This October had been a busy month for AMD, giving two huge announcements two weeks apart. One on their processors Ryzen 5000 series and the other on their graphic cards Radeon 6000 series. Today’s event covered the “Big Navi”, a nickname given to AMD’s RDNA 2 architecture graphic cards, which...

Fire Causes Evacuation Orders

Firefighters fighting brushfire posted by DMCA on pxfuel.

Jaylen Minnich-Hall, News Editor

October 28, 2020

Residents in the Carbon Canyon area were issued a mandatory evacuation order Monday, Oct. 26 as the Blueridge Fire continues to grow. The fire broke out at around 1 p.m. and quickly grew to 1,100 acres by 5 p.m. 1,170 homes were put under mandatory evacuation with 481 homes under voluntary evacuation. Now...

Stay Spooky and Safe this Halloween with Phasmophobia

Stay Spooky and Safe this Halloween with Phasmophobia

Christie Yeung, Gaming & Tech Editor

October 28, 2020

Phasmophobia was released on Sept. 18 and rated “overwhelmingly positive” on steam. Despite being an early access game, it has become very popular among streamers and gamers alike. It was created by indie game developer Kinetic Games and it is available on PC through Steam with virtual reality (VR)...

Blue Ridge Fire Causes Evacuation Orders

Firefighters fighting brushfire posted by DMCA on pxfuel.

Jaylen Minnich Hall, News Editor

October 28, 2020

Residents in the Carbon Canyon area were issued a mandatory evacuation order Monday, Oct. 26 as the Blue Ridge Fire continues to grow. The fire broke out at around 1 p.m. and quickly grew to 1,100 acres by 5 p.m. 1,170 homes were put under mandatory evacuation with 481 homes under voluntary evacuation. Now...

Prop 16 Restores Affirmative Action

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Natalia Chairez and Jennifer Mitchell

October 28, 2020

Proposition 16 is on the ballot for California voters in the 2020 general election on Nov. 3. According to the Official Voter Information Guide, Proposition 16 is a California proposition that promotes diversity through the consideration of race, sex, color, ethnicity, and national origin when it comes...

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed to Supreme Court

President Donald J. Trump and Judge Amy Coney Barrett at her nomination posted on Flickr by The White House.
Sept. 26. 2020

Jaylen Minnich Hall, News Editor

October 27, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to fill the Supreme Court vacancy just 8 days before the election Yesterday, the majority of the Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat left by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The vote was Republican led, 52-48, with Senator Susan Collins...

Dodgers Win Game 5

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Eric Tadeo, SACDawgs Editor

October 27, 2020

The pressure was on for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, specifically their longest tenured player. A day after their bizarre loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on the last out of Game 4, the Los Angeles Dodgers once again put their faith into the left arm of Clayton Kershaw. After the embarrassing loss...

Make Sugar Skulls with SOMOS

Make Sugar Skulls with SOMOS

Esmeralda Torres, Somos Editor

October 27, 2020

Dia de los Muertos is a celebration which honors those who have passed. It is said that for just one day, their souls are allowed to roam the land of the living. In celebration of this day, many families make ofrendas and sugar skulls. The skulls represent life and death and the celebration of life,...

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