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The Great Temecula Toast

The Great Temecula Toast

Lily Diephouse, Writer May 9, 2022

This week on April 26, 2022, our very own Temecula Valley held an official attempt to beat a world record. What record you might ask? Well, none other than the record for the longest toast relay. Seems...

Multiple Business Chains Retreat From Russia As War Intensifies

Multiple Business Chains Retreat From Russia As War Intensifies

Jonah Rauch, Writer April 7, 2022

What seemed like just another Twitter tirade at first glance, was actually part of a mass exodus of companies retreating from Russia due to the attack on Ukraine. The multi-million dollar corporation,...

Jim Fire Burns 500 Acres of the Cleveland National Forest

Jim Fire Burns 500 Acres of the Cleveland National Forest

Lily Diephouse, Writer March 16, 2022

On Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2022, a brush fire was sparked in the Holy Jim Canyon area of the Cleveland National Forest at around 11:00 a.m.On the day the fire started, it had burned 400 acres by 2:00 p.m. growing...

Upward looking view of the California State Capitol

New California Laws Taking Effect in 2022

Anthony Orrico, Writer March 11, 2022

As 2022 begins there are many new laws going into effect in the golden state. They affect everything from small businesses and large corporations to everyday citizens. Here is what you need to know about...

Community College Service Plan

Community College Service Plan

Lily Diephouse, Writer March 2, 2022

  On Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new program that will pay for up to $10,000 of student's tuition at over 45 different California universities when the...

Bentley in front of church in Ukraine

An Evacuated Missionary’s Experience During Escalating Tensions in Ukraine

Olivia Voelkel, Writer February 18, 2022

Bentley Bigelow, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was called to a Ukraine Kyiv/Moldova mission. Now, he is carrying out his mission in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. After...

memorial set up at the site of the shooting in Old Town Temecula

Two Injured One Dead in Shooting in Old Town Temecula

Anthony Orrico, Writer January 12, 2022

On January 9th, 2022, at 10:22 PM officers from the Riverside County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots fired in front of a restaurant on the 28600 block of Old Town Temecula. Officers found...

a man getting a booster shot for the Covid 19 vaccine

Covid-19 booster shots provide extra protection from Covid-19 variants

Jonah Rauch, Writer December 21, 2021

Around this time last year, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases as well as the number of people testing positive for Covid-19 were the worst it had ever been in the pandemic. As we head into the holiday...

President Biden Signs Historic 1.2 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill

President Biden Signs Historic 1.2 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill

Anthony Orrico, Writer November 30, 2021

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed a 1.2 trillion-dollar infrastructure bill aimed at improving and repairing the crumbling roads and bridges across the United States. According to the American...

Three Men Found Guilty in the Shooting Death of Amhaud Arbery

Three Men Found Guilty in the Shooting Death of Amhaud Arbery

Anthony Orrico, Writer November 24, 2021

The three men accused in the February 2020 shooting death of 25 year old Amhaud Arbery have been found guilty by a jury. Gregory McMicheal, 65, his son Travis McMicheal, 35, and William Bryan, 52, were...

Protestors sitting outside a courthouse with cardboard signs

Kyle Rittenhouse Acquitted on All Charges

Anthony Orrico , Writer November 21, 2021
The Wisconsin jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse case acquitted the now 18-year-old of all charges in the shooting deaths of two people during the Kenosha, Wisconsin protests.
Containers sit waiting to be picked up at the ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach due to the supply chain backup

Supply Chain Breakdown Brings Unprecedented Shortages

Anthony Orrico, Writer November 16, 2021
Covid-19 and the subsequent shutdowns has caused many companies to ratchet down the production of goods due to decreased demand. Now, as people resume their (somewhat) normal lives, supply is struggling to meet pre-pandemic demand. This has created a problem with the supply chain.
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