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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


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Barbara Bush, the former First Lady and wife of President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday evening at age 92. According to CNN, Bush had been hospitalized over the course of the past year for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. On Sunday, reports came out that Bush...

The L.A. City Council Approves New Laws For Housing Homeless People

Angelica Perez, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted on two new laws to make housing homeless people an easier process. The laws that were presented to the Los Angeles City Council were approved Wednesday morning. Before the vote, Councilman Jose Huizar said "the law will allow homeless housing projec...

Violence Intervention Program

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Rio Hondo College is having workshops as part of the Violence Intervention Program (V.I.P) for the month of April which is Sexual Assault Awareness month. The goal of this program is to bring awareness on campus about sexual assault For this week there will be posters outside of the Student Union...

Starbucks Arrests Incite Outrage in Black Community

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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A cell phone video that surfaced online of two Black men being arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week has incited outrage in the Black community. The video shows the two men being put in cuffs, with onlookers shouting in disbelief. What appeared to be a White man watching the events of...

Elected Leaders Of Whittier’s Future

Elected Leaders Of Whittier’s Future

Noah Garcia, News Editor

April 11, 2018


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The city of Whittier has re-elected Joe Vinatieri as Mayor with district two and four’s representatives going into the semi-final ballot count , April 4 2018. The polls were open from Six a.m. to 8 p.m., with the votes being tallied and recorded until later that night around 11.

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Time-Management Workshop for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Time-Management Workshop for Women of Color Entrepreneurs

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 9, 2018


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On Saturday a workshop for women of color entrepreneur was hosted by 22-year-old Reyna Marrufo in Downtown LA at the Women’s Center for Creative Work. The workshop focused on how aspiring entrepreneurs can diligently manage their time in order to complete their projects and goals. The event was...

Former Whittier Correctional Facility to Become Housing Development

Former Whittier Correctional Facility to Become Housing Development

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018


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Last Wednesday, Whittier City Council Members joined employees of Brookfield Residential to break ground on a new housing development. Known as "The Groves in Whittier," the complex will take the place of the defunct Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility. The facility, which closed in 2004, has...

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Channel Islands

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Channel Islands

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2018


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A 5.3-magnitude hit near hit near the Channel Islands around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. For more information and updates, check out ABC7's coverage.

Bombing Suspect Blows Himself Up During Police Confrontation

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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A man who has been suspected of terrorizing Austin Texas in a series of bombings has died Wednesday morning by blowing himself up in his own vehicle as police officers closed in on him, multiple law enforcement officials told reporters. The suspect has been identified by law enforcement officials as ...

Brutally Beaten Black Man Found Not Guilty of Assaulting a White Nationalist

Brutally Beaten Black Man Found Not Guilty of Assaulting a White Nationalist

Autumn Lewis, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Deandre Harris, 20, a man viciously beaten at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, VA last year, was acquitted Friday of assaulting a White nationalist. Charlottesville General District Court Judge Robert Downer Jr. found Harris not guilty of the misdemeanor charge of assault and battery...

Family and Community Come Together to Mourn Couple Killed in Crash While Fleeing From ICE

April 5, 2018


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Santos Hilario Garcia and Marcelina Garcia Perfecto, a couple that died in a fatal car accident while fleeing from ICE officers were mourned Monday morning by family and the community at a church in Delano, California. The funeral services were held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and the service was...

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