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New Traffic Light Next to Yorba Linda High School

New Traffic Light Next to Yorba Linda High School

Kylie de Best, Photojournalist

January 23, 2020

In the bustling city of Yorba Linda, people are always going places. With the ever-growing population still on the rise, more cars are being brought to the area. This has led to traffic issues, especially at Yorba Linda High School and the surrounding neighborhoods. As experienced by many people on a...

Fires Ablaze in Australia

Fires Ablaze in Australia

Katherine Ortiz, Photojournalist

January 23, 2020

The worst wildfire in decades has destroyed Australia, affecting not only the wildlife, but the population as well. These fires started on November 11, 2019 in Ravensbourne, but this was just the beginning of the detrimental fire season in Australia. Most of these fires are a result of natural cause...

Awake During Brain Surgery!

Awake During Brain Surgery!

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

January 13, 2020

On October 29, Methodist Dallas Medical Center did a livestream of a brain surgery on Facebook. The patient is Jenna Schardt, and she agreed to do a livestream of the surgery, hoping that it will help people who have to undergo brain surgery in the future. However, the shock was that she was awake du...

Overhead or Underground?

Overhead or Underground?

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist

January 7, 2020

According to Scientific American, “the largest interconnected machine on Earth” is “the US electrical grid.” This is not hard to believe, as overhead power lines can be seen in all parts of the country. In total, Scientific American records over “200,000 miles of high-voltage transmission l...

The Twenty-Million Tree Task

The Twenty-Million Tree Task

Kobi Khong, Photojournalist

December 10, 2019

It all started with a single comment. By October 25th, it was a global sensation. Youtuber Jimmy Donaldson, known by his internet alias “MrBeast,” organized a campaign with fellow Youtuber and former NASA engineer Mark Rober to launch a fundraiser with the goal of planting 20 million trees befor...

Deciphering California’s Gas Prices

Deciphering California’s Gas Prices

Janet Han, Section Editor

December 10, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently demanded an investigation by the state attorney general into California’s gas prices, which he claimed can be “30 cents a gallon higher than those in other states” (LA Times).    Newsom said that the reason for the high prices is “inappropriate industry ...

Governor Newsom passes a CA legislation to delay high school start times until after 8:30 AM

Governor Newsom passes a CA legislation to delay high school start times until after 8:30 AM

Sharon Sun, Photojournalist

December 1, 2019

Recently, California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an act on October 13 mandating that California middle schools must not start before 8 AM and that high schools may not start before 8:30 AM. A similar legislation was proposed last year, though vetoed by former California Governor Jerry Brown. However, ...

Climate Change and the California Wildfires

Climate Change and the California Wildfires

Fiona Salisbury, Photojournalist

November 18, 2019

Wildfires are a common occurrence throughout California during the autumn season. According to Cal Fire, a total of 6,190 incidents have occurred, an estimated 198,392 acres have burned, and 730 structures have been destroyed or destructed during this year. The strong winds and dry air contribute to...

How did Kmart suddenly become unpopular among shoppers?

How did Kmart suddenly become unpopular among shoppers?

Blake Kingsbury, Photojournalist

November 13, 2019

Nowadays, whenever someone thinks of Kmart, they think of a store that was great. They think of a store that had a popularity level that rivals the popularity levels of well-known stores today, such as Target and Walmart. But what exactly caused people to think this about Kmart at this point in time? W...

Apple’s Newest Release: Airpods Pro

Apple’s Newest Release: Airpods Pro

Priscilla Kim, Photojournalist

November 12, 2019

With Apple’s growing success and popularity for their wireless earbuds, Airpods, it was only expected that they come out with a new version during fall of 2019. The company’s Airpods have in fact been the most popular true wireless earbuds for quite a while now. It is not out of the ordinary to s...

The World’s Longest Flight from New York to Sydney

The World’s Longest Flight from New York to Sydney

Tiana Salisbury, Photojournalist

November 8, 2019

When asked what it would be like on the world’s longest flight, many people would probably have the same response as Analise Hopper (9), who explains, “it would be extremely boring and tiring to sit in one spot for such a long time, so I would have to binge watch movies for the entire flight.” ...

“Radical Vegan Agenda” of California

“Radical Vegan Agenda” of California

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist

October 30, 2019

On October 11, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed bill AB44 into law; it will go into effect on January 1, 2023. This bill makes California the first American state to ban the sale, manufacturing, or donating of new animal fur products.  According to CNN, this excludes “fur [from] taxidermy,... leat...

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