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Job Finished! The Lakers Win the 2020 NBA Title, First Title Since 2010

The 2020 Lakers championship marks the third straight decade that the Lakers win a championship in the first year of that decade (2000, 2010, 2020) since the start of the new Millennium.

Enrique Medina, Digital Co-Editor in Chief

October 15, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers find themselves on top of the basketball world once again, this time for the 17th time after they defeated the Miami Heat Sunday night 106-93 to officially win the 2020 NBA Title. Ten years after the late Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, and the 2010 Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics to ...

Schools Brace for Reopening

Masks, sanitizer, and 10-15 student classes become the new norm for students in the U.S.

Ethan Huang, Reporter

October 15, 2020

In the seventh month of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation are still discussing how to effectively reopen schools. The top priorities for these schools: being health-conscious while maintaining productivity for students. Experimental Education After the initial shutdown in March, there ha...

Xbox on iOS?

Xbox on iPhone

Alyson Gonzalez, Reporter

October 13, 2020

Last month, the Xbox game-streaming service, Game Pass, was released for Android phones. It hasn’t been available for iOS yet because Apple prohibited it from the App Store. Apple wants the games to be listed individually instead of all of them together. Now Microsoft is planning a web-browser versi...

Vice Presidential Debate 2020

During the 2020 Vice Presidential Debates, a fly landed on Vice President Pence’s head. It stood there for some time, creating a buzz on the internet.

Lorenzo Arce, Reporter

October 9, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris met at the University of Utah for the Vice Presidential Debate. This debate follows last week’s controversial debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Susan Page was the mediator for the evening. COVID-19 Response Page begun by asking Harris what...

No Ronaldo, Messi in UEFA’s Player of the Year Nominations

Barcelona being the only club Lionel Messi has played for, he collected 732 appearances and 635 goals. After Cristiano Ronaldo's leave from Real Madrid with 438 appearances and 450 goals, he added 91 appearances with 68 goals to his record in the last two years with Juventus.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

September 30, 2020

Having created a historic rivalry, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi made history yet again. For the first time in ten years, Ronaldo and Messi have not been nominated for UEFA’s Player of the Year Award 2019-2020. Since 2010, both players have gone head to head for the UEFA POTY Award, Ballon D...

Two Young Teens Involved in a Shooting in Pasadena

Villa Parke in Pasadena, CA. Villa Parke & Recreation Center hold programs such as dance, soccer, arts & crafts, self defense and many more.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

September 24, 2020

Pasadena encountered a drive by shooting in Villa Parke last Sunday, September 14. Around 8:45pm, Pasadena Resident Nathan Rowe heard peculiar gun shots across from his home. “I just heard real quick five bangs and then I could hear a girl screaming,” Rowe says. An 18-year-old male had many shots...

President Trump Lifts Ban on TikTok Temporarily

The TikTok deal was approved by President Donald Trump

Alyson Gonzalez, Reporter

September 22, 2020

The Trump administration announced their plans to ban TikTok, a popular social network app, from downloading on Sunday, September 20. Users who have the app downloaded on their phone will still be able to use it, but there won’t be any updates. Any other individuals that want to download the app w...

Remembering the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Juan Huerta, Reporter

September 19, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best known for her accomplishments in the United States Supreme Court, has died at the age of 86. Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for many women and minorities with her powerful actions against conservatives. She was a scholar, lawyer, judge, justice and a mother with dreams of...

NWSL Fall Series Champion vs. Champion Match

North Carolina Courage Debinha Mari (L) and Captain Abby Dahlkemper (R) discussing a game plan. Defender Dahlkemper has 16 caps with NC Courage in 2019 and has 61 appearances with the U.S Women's National Team. Brazilian National Team Forward Debinha has 21 caps with NC Courage in 2019 is named Woman Of The Week.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

September 16, 2020

As the NBA and NFL make their comeback from COVID-19, the NWSL is also here to stay. Starting their fall series this month, League Champion’s for three years North Carolina Courage, and Summer 2020 Challenge Cup Champions Houston Dash went head to head on Sunday, September 13 to gain their top spot for ...

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport

El Monte Community Hospital teams up with LA county and El Monte Representatives as COVID-19 testing site opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport Wednesday morning.

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor

April 15, 2020

The city of El Monte opened up a COVID-19 testing facility on Wednesday Apr.15 located at the San Gabriel Valley Airport. Anyone can schedule an appointment online and testing is free. The county of Los Angeles, the city of El Monte and El Monte Community Hospital have all partnered up in order to get...

Angeleno COVID-19 Card For Emergency Financial Assistance

Angeleno COVID-19 Card For Emergency Financial Assistance

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor

April 15, 2020

What is the Angeleno Card? With support from the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles, the Angeleno Card provides financial assistance for in-need households via no-fee prepaid cards provided by Mastercard's City Possible network in amounts determined according to the follo...

Los Angeles Has the Cleanest Air Due to COVID-19

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

April 15, 2020

Los Angeles, one of the biggest cities in the United States, has one of the cleanest air in the world at the moment, thanks to COVID- 19. California's biggest city used to have the thickest air pollution hanging over its downtown buildings. But today, with the orders of staying at home due to the coronavirus,...

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