Author: Viewpoints

Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix after controversial penalty

Jesus Coronel Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton shortened the championship lead between rival Red Bull Racing at the British Grand Prix July 18. It was Hamilton’s first victory since the Spanish Grand Prix two months ago, but there was major controversy after he caused a collision with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen on the very first lap of

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Clarissa Cervantes, Chuck Conder and Jim Perry take Oath of Office for Riverside City Council

By Leo Cabral Clarissa Cervantes just became the second openly LGBTQ+ person on the council and the first woman elected to represent ward 2 on the Riverside City Council. It was a family affair for councilwoman Cervantes’ swearing-in ceremony July 13. Her daughter Autumn, Greg Cervantes Jr. and Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes conducted her Oath of

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Max Verstappen earns Red Bull’s fifth victory during risky Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel Red Bull’s Max Verstappen extended his championship lead on rival Lewis Hamilton to 32 points at the penalty-ridden Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix. He had won his second consecutive race on June 27 in the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, and won his third consecutive race on their home track July

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Viewpoints abroad: An ongoing series about traveling to El Salvador during a pandemic

By Daniel Hernandez Day seven: Our indigenous roots My father always jokes about his actions being influenced by the indigenous blood flowing through him.  He enjoys exploring mountains, cultivating medicinal plants and being in touch with planet earth. His nostalgic stories about El Salvador detail his parents’ teachings about the nation’s history and the times

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Red Bull wins fourth consecutive race in Styrian Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel After an impressive victory in France last week, Red Bull was looking to keep the momentum strong in their home track in Spielberg, Austria for the Styrian Grand Prix. It was the first of two scheduled races in Austria. The team has won three consecutive races over their main rival Mercedes and

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Max Verstappen places first in Formula 1 Emirates Grand Prix de France, Red Bull’s third consecutive race on podium

By Jesus Coronel Red Bull sought to extend their championship lead over Mercedes in the French Grand Prix after a decisive victory in Azerbaijan. The standings heading into the weekend had Red Bull leading in both drivers and constructors championships, but Mercedes wasn’t that far off from them. Max “the Dutchman” Verstappen was in the

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Clarissa Cervantes, Chuck Conder leading Riverside City Council race

By Jennipher Vasquez Clarissa Cervantes was in the lead for Ward 2 in the Riverside City Council elections as of June 9 by more than double the votes counted for Joe Paredes.  Ward 2, 4 and 6 election results will be updated on June 10 at 6 p.m. as ballots continue to be processed. Cervantes

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Sergio Perez wins a thriller in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Jesus Coronel A chaotic race filled with surprises ensued in the second street circuit of the year in Baku, Azerbaijan on June 6. Red Bull was leading the Drivers and Constructors Championships over Mercedes after Monaco, but the silver arrows were ready to bounce back and regain control of the championship. Qualifying would be only

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Disney’s ‘Cruella’ has too much bark but not enough bite

By Tim Nacey Walt Disney Pictures’ latest live-action adventure might very well be the most ambitious movie ever made. It takes one of the studio’s most iconic villains, one whose main goal is to kill and skin a group of dalmatian puppies, and attempts to make her likeable. Whether or not they succeed in this

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