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Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under News, Top Stories

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was found guilty March 15 on obstructing a federal investigation into corruption within county jails and lying to cover up the interference as reported by the Los Angeles Times. The verdict, that jurors reached on their second day of deliberations, leaves a ...

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers will visit Utah tonight, March 13, to take on the Jazz at six pm. The game could end up having a huge impact on playoff seeding. Utah (41-25) currently has a one-game lead over the Clippers (40-26) for the fourth-seed in the Western Conference. Since Chris Paul has returned...

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Lakers handed eighth straight loss; better their chances of landing number one pick

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers visited the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, March 7, for a regular season matchup between two teams trending in different directions. The Mavericks got the win over the Lakers with a score of 122-111. The win gave the Mavericks their fifth win in their last six games; while the Lakers...

Thousands Fill LAX In Response To Trump’s Muslim Ban

Thousands Fill LAX In Response To Trump’s Muslim Ban

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 2
Filed under News

Thousands of protesters swarmed Los Angeles International Airport  January 28 in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order that barred incoming refugees from Syria from entering the U.S. indefinitely, any other refugees for 120 days and blocked people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sud...

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams faced the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at the Los Angeles Coliseum in their eighth game of the season. The famous sunny California weather provided the perfect setting for the two offenses to put some points on the board, but the Rams made Sunday’s game another defensive battle. ...

Jordan Clarkson leads LA Lakers to a 120-114 win over the Houston Rockets

Jordan Clarkson leads LA Lakers to a 120-114 win over the Houston Rockets

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Sports

In a game that was played on the offensive, the new look Los Angeles Lakers held their own against James Harden and the Houston Rockets for their first win of the 2016-2017 NBA season. Moving past the Kobe Bryant-era were the Lakers, facing off against a familiar face in Mike D’Antoni, who coached...

Dodgers’ sensational season comes to an end after losing game six to the Cubs in Chicago

Dodgers’ sensational season comes to an end after losing game six to the Cubs in Chicago

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated from the postseason Saturday night after losing to the Cubs 5-0 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Dodgers had Clayton Kershaw going on the mound for them in game six, but his magic seemed to have run out. He had been clutch throughout the 2016 postseason, ...

L.A. LGBT Center: A place we can all call home

L.A. LGBT Center: A place we can all call home

Angelo Torres, Co- Editor- in- Chief
October 19
Filed under News

National LGBT Awareness Day, held October 19, celebrates the contributions of and spreads awareness of LGBT Centers throughout the world, that provide LGBT people of all ages with information, psychological services, and sex education. Founded in 1969, the Los Angeles LGBT Center has served as a hav...

Angels’ photographer visits Rio Hondo photography class

Angels’ photographer visits Rio Hondo photography class

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under News

The Los Angeles Angels photography editor and archivist, Robert Huskey, visited professor Roberto Chavez’s photojournalism class to talk about his experience in taking sports photos Oct 3. A Whittier native, Huskey attended Cal State Fullerton and was the school’s photo editor for the Daily Titan....

Criminal art: Understanding the graffiti artist

Criminal art: Understanding the graffiti artist

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Opinion

From the never ending metropolitan cityscape scattered across Southern California, to the vibrant erratic colored walls in Venice Beach; graffiti is as natural to us as catching traffic on the 10 freeway during rush hour. Just walking into downtown LA you will see billboards “bombed out,” or bus stops ...

Dodgers rally late to beat Nationals; now face the Cubs for a spot in the World Series

Dodgers rally late to beat Nationals; now face the Cubs for a spot in the World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Sports

The Dodgers and Nationals fought for a spot in the NLCS Thursday night at Nationals Park in Washington. The game got off to a slow start but picked up in the seventh inning. The end of the game provided plenty of action for those in attendance and those watching. After a late rally, the Dodgers were ...

Dodgers escape elimination from the MLB postseason with a victory over the Nationals

Dodgers escape elimination from the MLB postseason with a victory over the Nationals

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under Sports

The MLB postseason has produced plenty of close and exciting games in its first two rounds. The Dodgers and Nationals added another one to the list Tuesday afternoon when they battled out game four of the NLDS at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The Dodgers were able to escape elimination with a 6-5 v...

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