Day: October 1, 2020

Sports Column: LeBron James should be MVP

By Jesus Coronel After the 2020 NBA season restarted in the Orlando bubble, fans anticipated the results of various awards, especially the Most Valuable Player. There were plenty of players that deserved to win the award. Notable people included Kawhi Leonard, Luka Doncic, James Harden and Damian Lillard. But there were two people that stood

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Vegan Depot turns Corona green

By Alyssa Aldrete “I’m sorry but I don’t have any more food to give you,” Chef Leah Malveaux announced to a long line of hungry customers waiting outside of the bright green Kick Ass Vegan food truck. “We’ve sold out, but thank you for waiting for our food!” Kick Ass Vegan was the last in

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Disney’s “Mulan” sparks boycotts

By Justin Yoth A live-action reboot of an animated classic is stirring unease for Disney lovers.  “Mulan,” released Sept. 4 on Disney+, was originally set to release in theaters March 27, but was postponed three times due to COVID-19 safety regulations. “Mulan” is based on the 1998 animated film and attempts to realistically mirror the

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Local boxing prospect dies in Moreno Valley

By Lesly Gonzalez Labor day is supposed to be a day of festivities, barbecues and gatherings with family and friends.  This year it resulted in the murder of up-and-coming boxer Danny Gonzalez. Gonzalez, along with two minors, was shot in Moreno Valley the night of Sept. 7. He died at 22 years old. “He was

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Opinion: Sudden recognition of Black lives insincere

By Ashley Hayner The color black is salient among many, now anyways. Whether you agree with it or not, at one time you’ve heard the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” But it wasn’t until after George Floyd’s death May 25 that people worldwide began taking real notice as to why Black lives matter.  I say this

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Slide Show: Snow Fire scorches near Palm Springs

By Joyce Nugent The Snow Fire was ignited by a burning vehicle at around 2:30 pm Sept. 17. By 7:30 pm the quick moving blaze had grown to 1,200 acres and evacuations were ordered for the small community of Snow Creek near Palm Springs. The fire ballooned to 2,500 acres by Sept. 18. An evacuation

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Whitewater Fire causes estimated $200,000 in damage

By Joyce Nugent The Whitewater Fire in the wildlife corridor between the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains near Palm Springs has incurred an estimated $200,000 in damages.  The Wildlands Conservancy spent upwards of $2.3 million over the past 10 years to transform the biodiversity of the landscape and provide educational programming to school-aged children.

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Corona Police Department cracks down on illegal alcohol sales

By Rolinda Espinoza The Corona Police Department began putting to use a $51,000 grant awarded to them by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control on June 9.  The ABC grant aims to reduce alcohol access for minors while creating a safer community in Corona.  “By keeping alcohol out of the hands of anyone under

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Series Review: ‘Ratched’ mirrors ‘American Horror Story’

By Kyiesha Chavez A popular literary villain got an origin story on Netflix’s new show “Ratched.”  The eight-episode season premiered Sept. 18 on the streaming platform. The show was directed and produced by Ryan Murphy, who is most known for projects such as FX’s “American Horror Story” and Netflix’s “The Politician.” It also stars “AHS”

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Sports Column: Professional athletes make important statement

By Daniela Ramirez The Kansas City Chiefs’ big win against the Houston Texans was not only a win for the team, but a win for America before the ball was even kicked off.   Two of the best teams in the NFL took a leap of faith Sept. 10 and showed their support of the Black

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