Day: March 11, 2021

WARD 2 CANDIDATE: Jose Antonio Huerta, educator, East Side native

By Sigifredo Macias Jose Antonio Huerta was raised in the East Side. The Ward 2 native also attended Riverside City College. He believes this sets him apart from his opponents. Growing up in the area allowed him to see what things have changed in the city and what things have not. He witnessed the pressures

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WARD 2 CANDIDATE: Clarissa Cervantes, former union organizer, legislative representative

By Jessica Lopez As a former legislative representative for Ward 3 councilman Andy Melendrez, Clarissa Cervantes has worked with residents in the UC Riverside area for years.  Cervantes met directly with neighborhood groups every month. She has worked with Riverside’s Public Works Department, addressing traffic in the city and other constituents’ needs. She said she

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WARD 2 CANDIDATE: Aram Ayra, Riverside Mutual Aid Network co-founder

By Jessica Lopez A community organizer out of UC Riverside, Aram Ayra was inspired to run for city council by what he called a disconnect between the university and its surrounding residents.  Drawing from his experiences as a former student and staff member, Ayra argued that the city has underutilized UC Riverside as an engine

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Aston Martin returns to Formula 1 racing, reveals AMR21 F1

By Jesus Coronel It has been 61 years since Aston Martin was last involved in Formula 1 Racing. Now they are back and ready to make their brand known again. They will be taking over the Racing Point BWT team, which had one of its best seasons ever last year, finishing fourth in the Constructors’

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Anti-slavery amendment seeks support in Riverside County

By Cheetara Piry This story first ran in Black Voice News. Proposed state legislation aiming to strip underlying vestiges of slavery from the California Constitution has received an overwhelming amount of criticism from a number of Riverside County residents.  As it stands, the California Constitution prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude “except to punish crime.”  Assemblymember

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SERIES REVIEW: ‘The Innocents’ is underrated

By Ashley Hayner Craving a new series to watch on Netflix but feeling like you’ve watched everything twice over at this point? Netflix has a great way of helping viewers to watch certain movies of interest by displaying the compatibility rating in the top left corner.  This symbolizes that the movie you are previewing is

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UC Riverside giveaway honors Black History Month and Muhammad Ali

By Timothy Lewis Cars lined the UC Riverside campus parking lot with orange traffic cones and motorcycle police directing families to the loading station where volunteers packed two large bags filled with chicken, rice, fresh produce, canned goods and water for families in need. This drive-thru food giveaway was orchestrated by the Council on American-Islamic

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Local high school athletics schedules

By Bianca Macias After months of starving for sports due to the COVID-19, hungry High School athletes have packed their bags and put their game faces back on just in time for a Spring 2021 season.  Do you find yourself just as hungry for sports as these athletes have been? Well, then you’ve come to

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The elusive ‘Firefall’ returns to Yosemite Valley

By Angel Pena After my first failed attempt at capturing “Firefall,” I spent an entire year contemplating on how I would pull this shot off. Fast forward one year and I found myself there again, ready to settle the score. Nestled between the Sierra Nevadas lies Yosemite Valley, a valley known for its majestic waterfalls,

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