Tag: President Donald Trump

OPINION: Community must organize, advocate to see progressive results from Biden administration

By Julio Rodriguez With the election of President Joe Biden came a unified sigh of relief: President Donald Trump was gone. I was working my shift at a local windows company the morning it happened, alongside people from all walks of life. My coworkers lived in Perris, Temecula, Lake Elsinore, Hemet and all over the

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THE VIEWPOINTS NETWORK: MAY 29, SEASON 1 EPISODE 12

Episode Description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez reports on the Mount Rubidoux fireworks show, the reopening of local Riverside spots, President Trump’s executive order against Twitter, the nationwide George Floyd protests and the retirement of Journalism Instructor Allan Lovelace. Tune in every Thursday at 6 pm for new episodes.

Editorial: Distribution of stimulus funds exclude millions who deserve it

Millions received government issued stimulus checks this month to ease the financial burdens caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, millions of others received nothing. Undocumented immigrants have been laboring in the countryside, rain or shine, ensuring food makes it on the plates of hungry Americans. They have been working alongside American citizens in grocery stores,

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Riverside Community College District creates system to determine Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act disbursment, undocumented students left out

By Erik Galicia Undocumented students will not be eligible to receive federal coronavirus relief money, which was distributed to Community Colleges  last week. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27 allowed for a total of over $18 million to be awarded to the

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Views: Officials should close gun stores, unnecessary during quarantine

By Leo Cabral It is no surprise that America would consider gun shops essential businesses. Who loves guns more than good ol’ America? State and local governments have laid out recommended regulations during the shelter in place order levied in mid March and, quite frankly, firearms do not quite fit the level of necessity as

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Opinion: Green card or welfare?

By Jonathan Ramirez “Public charge” is a term historically used in a veil of racism to justify the restraint of immigration based on race or ethnicity. 137 years later, in 2019, we still use it. The term “public charge” was created during the Immigration Act of 1882 in order to add categories for inadmissible aliens.

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NEWS BRIEF: 7/8/2019

A intense earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 rocked Ridgecrest, a Mojave Desert town,  on Friday night leaving structural damage and injuries in its wake. It has become the largest earthquake in two decades.