California Adventures … Not the Disneyland Park

The view at sunset outside of Pappy & Harriet's (53688 Pioneertown Rd, Pioneertown, CA 92268).

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018

   The car is packed to the brim with necessities. Snacks are dispensed in every cup holder. The perfect playlist booms through the car stereo. This annual family tradition of taking a summer road trip is reinvented to include the quirkiest and most trendy pit stops off the California Highway 101....

New California Laws 2018

New California Laws 2018

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

   Every year, the California Legislature passes hundreds of bills, ranging from very beneficial to not-so-promising acts that keep the state running, that take effect on January 1st. Many of them won't have much effect on a teenager’s daily life, but might benefit adults. The new laws cover top...

50th Anniversary of the Patterson-Gimlin Film

A personal recreation of the Patterson Gimlin Film in Willow Creek, CA.

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

April 21, 2017

   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

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

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

Senator Bernie Sanders is the most popular candidate among young voters

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2016

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

Sacramento's Capital Hill

Michael Hill, Music Editor

March 8, 2016

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?

The beautiful sunset on the California beaches.

Andrew Reina, El Mo News

January 10, 2016

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

The drought is causing water levels to decrease rapidly in many lakes and reservoirs.

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

September 9, 2015

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

Drought in California

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor

April 3, 2015

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

California Desert shows severity of drought

Michael Hill, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

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

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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