Day: October 15, 2020

Spookify your to-do list by adding cool activities this month

By Kyiesha Chavez Halloween 2020 is special for three reasons: it falls on a Saturday, it will be a blue moon (second full moon of the month) and we move our clocks back for daylight saving time.  It would be a shame to miss out on such an amazingly spooky day. While trick-or-treating and costume

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County, state prepare for mail-in voting

By Rolinda Espinoza COVID-19 has changed the way we do a lot of things this year. Voting is no exception. Some states have implemented measures intended to increase mail voting in the upcoming election, which will be held Nov. 3. Some residents of Riverside County who have never voted with absentee ballots are now relying

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State sees decrease in reported child abuse

By Aniela Russo California has experienced a drop in reported cases of child abuse in the foster care system since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.  Children are not in school, so most mandated reporters such as police, teachers, counselors, doctors and nurses are unable to make reports or observe physical or psychological

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Restaurant Review: Taiwanese bakery highlights popular culture of Asian cuisine

By Justin Yoth A Forbes listed Taiwanese businessman had a vision after visiting a five-star hotel in 2004. Cheng-Hsueh Wu had the idea that people should be able to enjoy such delights at low costs. He birthed the first 85°C Bakery Cafe in Irvine, California in 2008.  Now a chain, 85°C is based in Taipei,

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Six autumn drinks to spice up a chilly day

By Alyssa Aldrete Admit it: as soon as you hear that first crunch of a fallen leaf beneath your shoe, as soon as the temperature takes the slightest dip and you feel that first little gust of wind, your taste buds are suddenly solely controlled by the pumpkin spice gods. No blame will go around

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Opinion: Lack of national coordination on COVID-19 stalls reopening

By Erik Galicia It has been seven months since businesses shut down, people began suffocating to death and the world changed for the long run. Yes, COVID-19 is here to stay. One of the main reasons it seems like it will never die is our uncoordinated response.  Take a look around the world. Several developed

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Youth sports return in Temecula

By Daniela Ramirez A nonprofit in Temecula is safely creating memories for children during the COVID 19 pandemic.  Every Saturday at Patricia Birdsall Sports Park in Temecula, City SC Soccer Club allows children of all ages to come out to learn basic and advanced soccer skills. It also allows them to be active, get fresh

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Opinion: Black Lives Matter organization disingenuous

By Diego Lomeli The United States of America is more divided now, in 2020, than ever before. We turn to the news and what do we see? Rival factions layered in either makeshift or military grade body armor fighting in the streets of our nation.  As amusing as it is to consider American police officers

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Los Angeles Lakers win first title in 10 years

After an almost year-long season, the death of a legend and life in the NBA bubble, the Los Angeles Lakers have finally won their first championship since 2010. The moves the team made to get to this very moment have paid off. Trading away four first-round draft picks and several players for Anthony Davis was

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Opinion: Marrying without a prenuptial agreement can cost you

By Ashley Hayner Love is said to be a beautiful thing.  If you find it, don’t ever lose it. Many adore the idea of marrying their high school sweetheart or finding their significant other right after high school. Having a fairytale wedding is ideal for a lot of  young women.  But what happens when you’ve

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