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Glendora literacy program assists adults

Annette and Wayne Wistlor, and other members of Glendora Rotary Club started Glendora READS! in 1992, an adult literacy program. Its purpose is to reach out to the community and assist adults with developing every day literacy skills. Literacy coordinator Mary Dodson said she has devoted her life to helping others. Her dedication has helped…

Monrovia High students can earn units at Citrus

Citrus College has partnered up with Monrovia High Unified School District in allowing students to earn college credits by taking classes prior to high school graduation. These classes not only earn students college credit, but also count for high school graduation requirements. Students will have access to free tutoring, which will be located at the…

Protests less common at community colleges

Student-led assembly in the wake of a tense political climate and the advocacy of human rights, as demonstrated by the Women’s March on Jan. 21, has been one of the most divisive topics for young people following politics.  In early February, University of California, Berkeley was scheduled to host a talk by the controversial former…

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Update: Gold Line extension east delayed 2 years

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Board of Directors approved an updated work plan and schedule for the 12.3-mile, six station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair on Jan. 27 according to a press release. The extension was originally projected to be completed from 2023 to 2024. With the schedule change…

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Coffee close to home

Bunch Coffee is the cozy specialty coffee shop that Covina has been needing. It can be easy to miss, since the new storefront blends in with the retro looking buildings in Downtown Covina. Bunch Coffee is co-owned by two childhood friends, Michelle Radogna and Matt Moreno. Radogna handles the business side and Moreno handles the…

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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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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…

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Azusa gunman rampages near polling places

A local gunman shot at several people in a residential area Azusa on Election Day, prompting the evacuation of the surrounding neighborhood, middle school, and the closure of two nearby polling places. One man was killed and two women were airlifted to L.A. County Hospital after being shot by an automatic weapon. The deceased man…

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Aspiring actress killed in car accident

Citrus student Ayumi Nakamura, 22, died Oct. 22 after the vehicle she was in hit the freeway guardrail which made the car airborne, striking a metal pole. The accident occurred on Lincoln Avenue off-ramp on the 57 Freeway in Anaheim around 4 a.m. The driver, Asako Bonkobara, was found to be under the influence of…