By Erik Galicia A coalition of mayors of California’s 13 largest cities are asking the state’s leadership to commit $20 billion over the next five years to address homelessness. If approved in the state budget, it would be the largest monetary commitment to tackling homelessness in the country’s history. The group, Big City Mayors, urged
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By Erik Galicia After several months of navigating distance education, Michael Ortega decided to drop his courses at Riverside City College. Ortega, 44, a formerly incarcerated student, struggled with the sudden lack of face-to-face interaction. He said he needed one-on-one time with his instructors and the ability to walk into the Writing and Reading Center
By Daniela Ramirez This March marks one year mark since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down campuses, and the hiatus has especially impacted athletes. Riverside City College athletic programs have experienced a lot of challenges through the last year. Student-athletes have not been able to practice on campus with their coaches and teammates since last spring. Many
Episode description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez brings you the latest headlines remotely during the campus closures. Riverside County’s COVID-19 cases rise, Gov. Gavin Newsom declares Californians stay indoors and non essential services close. RCC transitions to online instruction March 23.