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El Monte Launches Rental Assistance Program in Response to COVID-19

A screenshot from El Monte's website displaying the Rental Assistance Program, a COVID-19 relief fund of $1,200 for renters within the community.

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor

May 8, 2020

The city of El Monte launched a grant program on Tuesday May 6 that will provide one-time rental assistance up to $1,200. The program is a response effort to help residents that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. The program is directed towards low-income households that have experienced a...

The Donald Is At It Again

Los Angeles has one of the most dense populations of immigrant communities that have been consistently criticized by Donald Trump.

Gerardo Hernandez, Co-Opinion Editor

March 5, 2020

The leader of the free world seems to relish the opportunity to display his xenophobia. This time, it came at the expense of the Oscar winning film, “Parasite.” Although the news of Donald Trump criticizing a foreign film is not surprising, it’s his audacity to do so in a ridiculing manner that ...

Elizabeth Warren Speaks at ELAC Day Before Super Tuesday Primary Vote

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren engages the crowd as she addresses her plans for the Green New Deal.

Clarissa Martinez and Gerardo Hernandez

March 4, 2020

Senator Elizabeth Warren held a speech Monday night at East Los Angeles College. The event was to highlight Warren's Democratic presidential candidacy platform . Students, families and Warren supporters gathered to listen to the candidate. She spoke on climate change policies, equal pay rights, LGB...

LA Art Show Returns for 25th Anniversary

The LA Art Show kicked off with a calm start on February 6th Thursday morning, allowing attendees a more personal experience with the art pieces.

Clarissa Martinez, Reporter

February 28, 2020

The Los Angeles Art Show celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Convention Center on Wednesday February 5th through Sunday February 9th. The convention included a variety of modern and contemporary art works. Over 120 galleries were on display from 23 different countries. Art works ranged from sculptures,...

Where to Spend Your Labor Day Weekend

Vincent Porras

August 31, 2018

Labor Day, also known as that one holiday that lets your fun, carefree lifestyle spillover into Monday guilt-free (ah yes, that one!) is coming. Are you one of the millions of planners who decided last minute on who and where you'll be spending Labor Day weekend with? Or did the holiday creep up on...

Dodgers with Full Head of Steam, Gearing Up for Postseason

Dodgers Stadium erupts as Charlie Culberson rounds the bases after hitting a walk-off home run to win National League West for the 4th year in a row.

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

For the fourth year in a row, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West division in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers hope the fourth time is the charm in the playoffs. The last three years, Los Angeles has been bounced out early, only making it to the National League Championship series...

Spotlight: Loren Hanna

Loren Hanna graduated from Cal State Fullerton in Spring 2016.

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Professor Loren Hanna is inspiring students at California State University, Los Angeles, but before starting her career as a communications professor, she was a student at Rio Hondo College. While at Rio Hondo, she took advantage of the multitude of resources available to students, to find herself...

Famous Los Angeles music venue, The Smell, stays open despite demolition plans

People taking a break outside of The Smell is a common occurrence after bands finish their sets.

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

The Smell, one of the more popular DIY music venues in downtown L.A, is staying open despite receiving news earlier in the year with a demolition notice on their door. The Smell, which has been located at 247 S. Main St. for the past 17 years, has had much success drawing in local and out of state ...

First regular season game back in LA turns out to be a defensive showcase for Rams

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

It was a hot, sunny Sunday yesterday in Los Angeles as the Rams hosted the Seattle Seahawks in the first NFL game back at the Los Angeles Coliseum since 1994. The weather conditions provided a perfect setting for the two offenses to go out and put some points on the board… but that wasn’t the case. The...

Rams less than stellar in first game since returning to Los Angeles

Rams' running back, Todd Gurley, struggling to find an opening against the 49ers defense.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

The Rams craze was off the charts when it was announced that they’d return to Los Angeles after being in St Louis for 20 years. On Monday night, they finally played their first regular season game, and lets just say they have to do a little better to get the city behind them. They failed to score...

Kershaw roughed up in first game back from injury

Kershaw pitched a great game Friday night against the San Fransisco Marlins at Marlins Stadium.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Jose Fernandez and co. spoiled Clayton Kershaw’s return on Friday night as the Marlins cruised past the Dodgers for a 4-1 victory. Kershaw played in his first game since June and it wasn’t hard to tell. He only pitched three full innings at the ballpark in Miami before getting pulled by Dodgers’...

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