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McDonald’s Revamps Happy Meal with Nutritious Options

McDonald’s Revamps Happy Meal with Nutritious Options

Michael Khuraibet, Editor-at-Large

February 22, 2018


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  McDonald's announced Thursday major changes coming to its iconic Happy Meal, according to USA Today. The change comes after years of criticism towards the chain's less healthy options aimed at children. Death of an Icon The most notable change is the removal of the cheeseburger. The iconic ...

23 Passengers Removed From Cruise Ship in Australia After Brawls

23 Passengers Removed From Cruise Ship in Australia After Brawls

Alex Rodriguez, Journalist

February 22, 2018


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Authorities have removed 23 passengers from a Carnival Cruise Line ship in Australia after a series of brawls, New South Wales police and Carnival said in statements. Cellphone video from the ship shows passengers tussling with each other, and with security officers, outside a nightclub and by a swimming...

Police Thwart Shooting Plot at Whittier-Area High School

Police Thwart Shooting Plot at Whittier-Area High School

Michael Khuraibet, Reporter

February 22, 2018


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Authorities announced Wednesday morning that they prevented a student at El Camino High School in Whittier from carrying out a shooting, according to ABC7. The student, described by security officers at El Camino as "disgruntled," was overheard threatening to open fire on the school last Friday. The...

El Camino High School Student Arrested

February 22, 2018


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ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate Market

ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate  Market

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018


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Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were expected to investigate the Northgate Market in El Monte early Wednesday, Feb. 21 morning. The agents were to check the Northgate Market’s employees work permits, making sure they were all legally able to work. Police, media and El Monte residents flooded...

More Safety in California

More Safety in California

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

February 15, 2018


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On January 4, 2018 the initiative, Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act was proposed by the Secretary of State Alex Padilla. This measure will fix three related issues created by recent laws that have threatened the public safety of all Californians. The act aims to reform the parole system b...

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

February 14, 2018


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A healing circle and empowerment session for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA for short, was held Thursday, February 8 at the Student Union Center to help those who are undocumented on the Rio Hondo Campus. The meeting was conducted by staff who are both documented and undocumented in ...

Just in: Florida Teen Opens Fire on School Grounds

Just in: Florida Teen Opens Fire on School Grounds

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018


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Nineteen-year-old Nicolas de Jesus Cruz was arrested for a shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. early Wednesday, Feb. 14. As of now, responding sheriffs are saying there are "at least 14 victims" with an unknown number of fatalities. For complete coverage of the ongoing...

Over 20 Dead in Texas Church Shooting

Over 20 Dead in Texas Church Shooting

Diana Juarez

November 5, 2017


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   At least 20 dead and dozens more injured in a church shooting in rural Sutherland Springs, Texas. The shooting, which occurred Sunday at 11:30 am local time during Sunday service, comes just over a month after the Las Vegas mass shooting.     Parishioners of the First Baptist church were gathered for Sunday service whe...

Freedom’s Farm Fest

Freedom’s Farm Fest

October 23, 2017


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Games, animals, face painting. Freedom's Farm Fest will be heading to Norwalk. Check out the flyer below for more info! ...

Gas Station Attendant Faces Murder Charges for Allegedly Shooting a Man Over a Bag of Candy

Gas Station Attendant Faces Murder Charges for Allegedly Shooting a Man Over a Bag of Candy

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 23, 2017


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A gas station attendant accused of shooting a man to death last month for allegedly stealing a $1 bag of candy was charged with murder October 19. Taleb Rebhi Ali Jawher, 39 years-old, was arrested for the shooting of, 34-year-old, Christopher Simmons when the incident happened. The murder happened...

Vampires Aren’t the Blood Sucking Creatures to Worry About this Halloween

Vampires Aren’t the Blood Sucking Creatures to Worry About this Halloween

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 19, 2017


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If you have kids you might want to watch out for a lice invasion this Halloween season. It was reported that lice centers have seen an increase in cases during this time according to Claire Roberts, CEO of Lice Clinics of America. “Anytime there are holidays and…friends gathered together, particularly...

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