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Newsom Survives the Recall

After a couple long  months of gathering signatures, promoting authoritative change, and facilitating the recall election itself, Democratic candidate Gavin Newsom was allowed by the citizens of California to maintain his position as Governor. Sep. 14, 2021 marks the date that millions of Californians put their pen to paper to …

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Four killed in Orange, California shooting

Four people, including a nine-year-old boy, were killed in a mass shooting at an office complex in Orange, California on Wednesday, March 31. The suspect, 44-year-old Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez, has been arrested and is currently in the hospital.  According to Lt. Jennifer Amat, Orange Police Department’s spokeswoman, officers received the …

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A rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans

A surge of xenophobic attacks directed towards Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic is creating fear and anger within the community. Many activists and civil rights organizations are demanding action against the growing anti-Asian sentiment. According to John C. Yang, executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, distress and insecurity …

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California GOP Ballot Boxes

On Monday, October 12th, California state officials mandated an immediate cease-and-desist order to members of the Republican party, after unauthorized ballot boxes began to appear in Southern California cities. According to the Washington Post, California GOP officials placed these unofficial boxes and encouraged people in the state to deliver ballots …

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Whistleblower allegation revives memories of forced sterilization within the US

In late September, licensed practical Nurse Dawn Wooten filed a government whistleblower complaint against a nearby immigrant detainment facility. Her accusation  exposed the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia for purportedly disobeying  health and safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Going beyond that, the complaint also alleged that a …

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Wildfires Strike the West Coast

With 106 wildfires raging across the West Coast, California, Oregon, and Washington bear the burdens of five million charred acres. According to CBS, the fires killed at least 35 people as of September 15, while terrified citizens continue to evacuate. Causes for the  fires vary–from a gender reveal party gone …

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Remembering Kendal Williams

Kendal Williams was one of the most authentic and genuine people to walk this earth. She didn’t hold back, practicing radical honesty with all those around her. She knew how she felt and she wasn’t afraid to say it. It is a realness like this that set Kendal apart from …

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A Tribute to Spring Sports

The COVID-19 pandemic caused spring seasons to cut short, ending before they had even picked up momentum for the season. Though they did not get the opportunity to enjoy their last high school season, MC seniors are grateful for the experiences they have had in the athletic department. MC senior …

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