Daily Archives: November 16, 2016

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Impact of California and LA County Elections

The nation has spoken. Donald J. Trump is set to become the 45th President of the United States of America. Trump won the presidential race in the general election Nov. 8, also decided in the election were several major propositions for California dealing with raising taxes, legalization of marijuana and the death penalty. Residents of…

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Celebrating an Arab-American Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in America is a beautiful holiday. It possesses a good spirit and noble message. Thanksgiving is not a holiday of any particular religion. It is not a Christian or Jewish holiday but has many deeply religious and spiritual meanings. America at Thanksgiving is America at its best. It is unfortunate that like many other…

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Foundation turns fifty

Spotlights shined into the Glendora night sky and an outdoor ballroom was glowing in front of the newly constructed Visual Arts building. A red carpet was rolled out on Nov. 4 to celebrate the Citrus College Foundation’s 50th anniversary in the courtyard of the VA building. More than 300 guests attended including donors, sponsors, faculty,…

Color imbalance: life of a colorblind photographer

Up until the age of 17, Kevin Alvarez thought he was just “a lazy idiot” who had never learned his colors. Alvarez had just received a job at Party City and showed up in what he thought was protocol uniform: a black shirt and jeans. The first time his Party City manager asked him to…

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An Election in a Day

The general election has caused a high amount of voter interest, with local precincts showing early indications of higher than average voter turnout. Voter wait times typically vary depending on the time of day, with spikes during the morning and lunch times as people go before work and during lunch break. “We’ve had over 300…