Invasive Species Disruptive to Native Ecosystem

Invasive Species Disruptive to Native Ecosystem

Elizabeth Rivera, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Invasive species are damaging our ecosystem. They're animals and plants that are not meant to be in another environment besides the ones that are natural for them (indigenous). The main reason species happen to be invasive is because of human activities. Human activities happen by accident or on purpose....

Widespread Homelessness In Los Angeles Increasing

Widespread Homelessness In Los Angeles Increasing

Ruth Aguilar, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

As people living in tents, RVs and makeshift shelters become a fact of life in neighborhoods far and wide, homelessness is now an all-consuming issue in Los Angeles. It has been drastically rising in California and people are terrified. Many fear for their lives when they step out of their homes, and th...

Sim Swapping Costs Customers Money and Privacy

Sim Swapping Costs Customers Money and Privacy

Steven Mazariegos, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

  You always see this kind of warning on the news saying to yourself, "Eh, this will never happen to me," but there is a chance that you are affected and you probably won't notice until it's too late. Fox News did a news story about Robert Ross who was SIM swapped and lost millions because a V...

New Rams and Chargers SoFi Stadium Opening Next Summer!

New Rams and Chargers SoFi Stadium Opening Next Summer!

Jeselyn Merino, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

After 20 years without one, L.A. finally has a football team. Not just one football team, but two! The St. Louis Rams came to Los Angeles in 2016 and once again became the Los Angeles Rams, while the San Diego Chargers came to Los Angeles in 2017 and became the Los Angeles Chargers. The Rams and Chargers...

Colin Kaepernick: Making a Comeback?

Colin Kaepernick: Making a Comeback?

Michael Ochoa, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Its been three years (or 889 days), since Colin Kaepernick has stepped onto  NFL field. After Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem, the media has made him look like a bad guy. Kaepernick was initially inspired to kneel in order to protest the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of...

Got Milk? Largest Milk Distributor Files for Bankruptcy

Got Milk?  Largest Milk Distributor Files for Bankruptcy

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla and Nicholas Melendez

December 10, 2019

After 94 years of operation, Dean Foods' glory days have passed their expiration date. On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, this supplier of over 50 brands filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in hopes of  continuing operation. As of right now, they are planning on selling their company to Dairy Farmers...

Meet the Colorful iPhone 11

Meet the Colorful iPhone 11

Reign Cruz, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

During fall 2019, Apple announced that the iPhone 11, 11 pro, and 11 pro max offer powerful, new features. It was released on September 20th and is still available today. One of the new physical features for this iPhone 11 is the camera. Although the iPhone 11 doesn't have it's iconic three camera...

Louis Tomlinson Announces 2019-20 Tour and Album

Louis Tomlinson Announces 2019-20 Tour and Album

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Although Louis Tomlinson has released seven singles, he recently announced that his first solo album, Walls, will be released on January 31, 2020 as well as a tour beginning on November 17, 2019. As a former member of One Direction, Tomlinson will be the last member to release a solo album. This may...

Los Angeles Comic-Con 2019 Brought Excitement and Wonder

Los Angeles Comic-Con 2019 Brought Excitement and Wonder

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor

December 4, 2019

Every year, a certain convention known for showcasing artists and storytelling makes its rounds to several states--Comic-Con. Just this year, on October 12, I had the lovely opportunity to attend the second day of the convention through Birmingham's Animation field trip. Even if I didn't go all the days,...

President Trump: First Fascist President?

President Trump: First Fascist President?

Steven Alvarado, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Back in 2016, a businessman named Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. When Trump was running for President, with no political experience, he promised a lot of things. He promised to guarantee healthcare for everyone. He promised to end the endless war. He promised to increase...

The Dangerous Uprise of Vaping

The Dangerous Uprise of Vaping

Michael Ochoa and Ricardo Igna

December 2, 2019

Vaping is becoming a huge threat to the nation especially since the number of teens hooked onto it continue to increase. It is still a new concept because the first modern vape or e-cigarette was created in 2003.  There are many unknown dangers of vaping because of how new it is, but there have been rec...

Sandy Hook Promise Organization Brings School Shooting Awareness PSA

Sandy Hook Promise Organization Brings School Shooting Awareness PSA

Nicholas Melendez and Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla

December 2, 2019

 Sandy Hook Promise is a non-profit organization established after the tragic event of the Sandy Hook mass shooting in Connecticut on December 14, 2012--only 11 days before Christmas. This was the second-deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, taking 26 innocent lives and injuring two. Of those 26 ...

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