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50th Anniversary of the Patterson-Gimlin Film

50th Anniversary of the Patterson-Gimlin Film

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Columns

   Those with an interest in cryptozoology attribute Willow Creek, CA as the Mecca of Bigfoot due to it being the location of the Patterson-Gimlin Film. The Patterson-Gimlin Film shot in 1967 is the contemporary leading evidence of Bigfoot, in which Roger Patterson and Bob Gimlin captured a fifty-si...

The Faults of the Minimum Wage

The Faults of the Minimum Wage

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
January 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase

California has introduced a number of new laws for 2017, one being the increase of minimum wage to $10.50, and an increase of 50 cents a year through 2023. This is problematic for a number of reasons. The basic idea of the minimum wage is a total violation of employee-employer relations, with the...

Finding Their Wave

Finding Their Wave

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

Frontline: What's the name of the band and who are the members? Revelstoke Sanz: We're still deciding on a band name, even though we've come up with several (i.e. Bone Box Booby Trap, PortaParty & Hot Chicken). We just can't decide yet. Though the members are Caleb Vanderwall on the guitar, George M...

Sweet Seventeen

Sweet Seventeen

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

In twenty-two states, seventeen-year-old citizens can vote in primaries, provided that they will be eighteen by the general election in November.  California is not one of those states. Of course, this election differs substantially from previous years.  Many would argue that there are no strong...

California’s Ignorance Never Changes

California’s Ignorance Never Changes

Michael Hill, Music Editor
March 8, 2016
Filed under Columns

On February 23rd, 2016 the state of California's State Assembly pushed two bills to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 (excluding active military) and giving the state the power to regulate e-cigarrettes. These bills were accepted by at least two thirds of the Assembly. Senate Bill 5, which allows...

Is Southern California the Dream Destination?

Is Southern California the Dream Destination?

Andrew Reina, El Mo News
January 10, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Have you ever thought that you might be living in paradise? Southern California may be the best vacation capitol of the world. Many people wish they could live here for the great weather and beaches. But there is so much more to Southern California that makes it a great tourist attraction. From the...

Words of Water Wisdom

Words of Water Wisdom

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
September 9, 2015
Filed under Showcase

California is currently facing one of the most severe droughts on record.  Conditions have only worsened in the past four years, and the water in reservoirs is draining quickly.  As the drought worsens, Californians are continuing with efforts to preserve what little water is left. Many Califor...

Mandatory Water Restrictions in California

Mandatory Water Restrictions in California

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor
April 3, 2015
Filed under Focus

Jerry Brown, California's Governor, announced on Wednesday that there was now a mandatory water restriction which would be place in action for the first time ever in California history. The state's four year drought had reached a near crisis after this winters record low snowfalls. Brown directed ...

One Year Left

One Year Left

Michael Hill, Staff Writer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Columns

California has been in a steady drought for the last decade. This has affected millions, 37 million to be exact. We Californians have been wasteful in every sense of the word. A vast majority of the California population have been reckless, regarding water use. Considering California is a huge part...

Dreading the Drought? Help Out!

Dreading the Drought? Help Out!

Lily Sanz, Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2015
Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Focus, Showcase

If you live in California, or even if you don’t, you know there is no more pressing issue here than that of one of our most severe droughts ever. This winter in specific has been California’s driest winter in recorded history, and according to recent reports, California’s reservoirs are down to...

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