Colleges around the country see victory after fighting to protect their international students

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage With COVID cases rising once again, many schools are looking at their plans for the fall and deciding whether or not to reopen classes for in-person instruction or to keep all classes and school functions strictly online. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made this decision even harder with theirContinue reading “Colleges around the country see victory after fighting to protect their international students”

Speculating on the Palm Springs new AHL team name

By Marc-Anthony Rosas Note: This is a sports opinion piece and is speculation. As the days get closer and closer to the 2021-22 season in the American Hockey League (AHL), the Palm Springs franchise has yet to select a name to represent the deserts new hockey team.   2. Since the announcement of NHL and AHLContinue reading “Speculating on the Palm Springs new AHL team name”

What you may not know about Roe v. Wade

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage  Roe v. Wade is a historic case in America because it was the case that convinced the Supreme Court abortion should be the decision of the woman thanks to the traumatic story of Jane Roe, also known as Norma McCorvey. However, Hulu recently released the FX documentary AKA Jane Roe where McCorvey talks about what exactlyContinue reading “What you may not know about Roe v. Wade”

Temecula mayor speaks about his resignation

By Eddie Landeros  James “Stew” Stewart resigned as mayor of Temecula on June 4 over an email he sent regarding a concerned citizen’s question about race relations and police brutality.  An email from a Temecula constituent contacted Stewart about what the city is doing to prevent the “systemic racism in policing that is killing blackContinue reading “Temecula mayor speaks about his resignation”

Little wolves find forever homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people have turned to local rescues to adopt animals to help keep themselves from feeling lonely at home. Little Wolf Rescue is a nonprofit animal rescue based in Pasadena that was started by Ariel Elvira in 2016 and has also seen an increase in fosteringContinue reading “Little wolves find forever homes during the COVID-19 pandemic”

Taking a look at the flippered creatures of the sea during this pandemic

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage WARNING: This story contains graphic content and photos that may be upsetting and hard to view for some readers. Viewer discretion is advised. With Earth Day passing recently, many people are able to see the bright side of this pandemic: cleaner air because less fumes and emissions from cars and cleanerContinue reading “Taking a look at the flippered creatures of the sea during this pandemic”

Bringing the ice to the deserts of Palm Springs

By Marc-Anthony Rosas  2020 may not have been the year everyone was hoping for so far, but there are a quite a few things everyone can look forward to next year, including a new hockey team in the Coachella Valley. On Sept. 30, 2019, the American Hockey League (AHL) announced that Palm Springs was awardedContinue reading “Bringing the ice to the deserts of Palm Springs”

Local journalism thrives at Menifee 24/7

By The Talon Staff   The Talon is thankful to have many great supporters working with us, including our adviser and editor Doug Spoon, who runs the Menifee 24/7 and Murrieta 24/7 news websites with his wife Kristen.  Menifee 24/7 was launched on Nov. 1, 2004 by Menifee resident Steve Johnson, an internet entrepreneur and computer programmer.Continue reading “Local journalism thrives at Menifee 24/7”

Taking on the 2020 election space through online debate

By Jesus Alcala Avalos The 2020 presidential election cycle had 29 Democratic candidates and three Republican candidates.  While the Republican National Committee (RNC) did not hold official debates, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) planned 12 debates for their potential candidates. DNC Chair Tom Perez announced the requirements for the first Democratic Debate.  Candidates could qualify for the first debate if they either attracted more than 1 percent in recognized polls or if they had received money from atContinue reading “Taking on the 2020 election space through online debate”

Taking a scientific look at COVID-19

By Lillian Goodwin  With the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in such far-reaching panic, it’s easy to lose sight of the science among the noise. The sheer volume of COVID-19 related news is overwhelming, and it can be difficult to comb through, even with all this new free time.   The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided publicContinue reading “Taking a scientific look at COVID-19”