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Coronavirus Vaccine Is on the Way

Scientists and doctors of Pfizer work relentlessly during Phase 3 of the vaccine
November 18, 2020

Pfizer, a biopharmaceutical company, and their partner BioNTech, a German biotech company, have created a vaccine to battle the coronavirus. They have reported that it is 90% effective and that their late-stage...

California Issues Travel Advisory in Light of Recent COVID-19 Spikes

Gavin Newsom issues new travel advisory for the state of California.
November 15, 2020

The Advisory On Nov. 13, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a travel advisory in light of recent coronavirus spikes. This past week, the state of California reached a total of 1 million cases,...

Real Madrid Bests Barcelona in 3-1 El Clasico Win

35-year-old Luka Modrić has a record of 127 appearances and has played for Real Madrid for eight years. The Croatian has won Best FIFA Men’s Player, Best FIFA Player in Europe, and Ballon D’or. He did this all in 2018, to go along with many  team wins and titles.
October 29, 2020

In a historical match, Barcelona and Real Madrid played their 245th El Clasico game this past Sunday at Camp Nou. As both teams lost their recent game, they were desperate for a win for their first El...

Schools Brace for Reopening

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

President Trump Lifts Ban on TikTok Temporarily

The TikTok deal was approved by President Donald Trump
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...

Remembering the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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...

Guide to Voting 2020

California residents can head to the vote.gov site for further information on the upcoming 2020 Elections.
September 16, 2020

With Election Day right around the corner, the USPS is expected to be running the show this year due to the ongoing pandemic. USPS will be mailing every American a Vote-By-Mail ballot twenty-nine days...

The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall

The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall
July 17, 2020

It’s been more than three weeks since the activist group Heart of Whittier started their 24 hour protest in front of Whittier city hall. The goal of the protest is to have the city open an emergency...

BLM protests reach Whittier

BLM protests reach Whittier
June 1, 2020

Crowds gathered in front of the Whittier Police Station Sunday, demanding justice for the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while being detained by a Minneapolis police officer.  The...

Annual Whittier Area Classic Car Show Sparks Memories

Annual Whittier Area Classic Car Show Sparks Memories
February 25, 2020

The Annual Whittier Area Classic Car Show is hosted by the Whittier Area Community Church. The Church is located on Mar Vista and Colima. The event is open to the public and all different types of vehicles...

Park Closed After Emergency City Council Meeting

 Megan Ortega's sister pleading to the audience to have sympathy for those at the encampments, January 6, 2020 - There was a dichotomy between the audience's perception of the homeless individuals, between criminals and addicts in need of help.
January 8, 2020
Mayor Joe Vinatieri of the city of Whittier called for an emergency city council meeting January 6th, 2020 after a 22 year old woman was found dead at Parnell Park on New Year’s morning.

“Back On The Bike”

December 17, 2019

By Garrett Gioia

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