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COVID-19 Update: Lakers Championship celebration might have caused spike in COVID-19 cases, says health officials

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Oct. 29.

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor

October 29, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasts an upward trend in the number of deaths nationwide. L.A. County cu...

Strong Santa Ana winds cause 90 mph gusts and start several wildfires in Southern California

Strong Santa Ana winds add to fire threat in Southern California.

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor

October 28, 2020

A Santa Ana wind event produced gusts of up to 80 miles per hour on Monday. While Santa Ana winds are an annual event for Californians, its arrival during an intense fire season in a year that has seen the hottest temperature ever recorded has brought some concerns. Santa Ana winds bring low humidities and extremely hi...

Fans take over the streets of Los Angeles to celebrate the Dodgers’ World Series win

A Dodger fan waves a flag while driving through the intersection of Flower and 11th streets in downtown Los Angeles after the Dodgers won the World Series on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.

Emily Holshouser and Logan Bik

October 28, 2020

After 32-years, the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh World Series title after beating the Tampa Bay Rays in game six. Although the team played in Texas due to the coronavirus, fans took over the streets of L.A. to celebrate the win. Police took a preemptive approach to the celebration, blocking...

Student and local organizations educate students on voter suppression and discrimination via Zoom workshop

The CSUN vote center in Redwood Hall will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Oct. 24 to Nov. 2 and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov 3.

Samantha Bravo, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2020

As voters decide on which candidate is best suited to combat current issues, voter suppression and discrimination against people of color continue to be barriers that keep voters from casting their ballots. In an effort to educate students, CSUN Black House, West Valley People Alliance and BLM Northridge...

COVID-19 Update: Mortality rate decreasing among Latino and Black communities

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Oct. 22.

Sloane Bozzi, News Editor

October 23, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasts an upward trend in the number of deaths nationwide. L.A. County cu...

Officers, families and supporters gather in Elysian Park to express appreciation for law enforcement

A woman holds up a

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2020

Police officers and their families gathered at Elysian Park on Saturday at an event organized by Defend The LAPD, an organization dedicated to supporting law enforcement. A band played as a few hundred people, including officers and their families, ate food and walked around the park. Classic police...

Hundreds march to Los Angeles City Hall in support of women’s rights

Protesters making their way through downtown Los Angeles for the Women's March on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The march in L.A. was one of over 400 in-person and virtual marches organized nationwide.

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2020

The scorching midday sun beat down on hundreds of women’s rights activists gathered at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday. Sweat beaded on foreheads and attendees accepted water bottles from volunteers but through the heat, there were smiles and passionate chants. The march was...

COVID-19 Update: State and Los Angeles County guidelines permit small gatherings

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Oct. 15.

Sloane Bozzi, News Editor

October 15, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per capita. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasts an upward trend in the number of deaths nationwide. L.A. County cu...

George Floyd memorial held in DTLA on what would have been his 47th birthday

Mourners placing candles on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall in remembrance of George Floyd on his 47th birthday on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020.

Emily Holshouser, Assistant News Editor

October 15, 2020

Dozens of protesters gathered outside Los Angeles City Hall in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday to celebrate what would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday. Floyd was a Black man that was killed in Minneapolis during an arrest outside of a convenience store in May. Former police officer Derek...

Immigrant-owned small businesses may be slow to recover from the pandemic’s economic hit

Claudia Paulino and Aurelio Rubio, the owners of Claudia's Party Store, sit at the cashier counter with their masks on in the store at Reseda, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

Ricardo Garcia, Reporter

October 13, 2020

Colorful piñatas and streamers hang from the ceiling, while plastic-wrapped gift baskets and soft teddy bears peek out from behind the plexiglass barrier at the counter of Claudia’s Party Supplies, a party supply and equipment rental store in Northridge. However, the decorations have been attached...

L.A. County prepares for mail-in voting, Metro to provide free rides on Election Day

An official ballot drop box was placed at the Northridge Recreational Center on Reseda Boulevard and Mayall Street. Voters are able to track their ballot by visiting california.ballottrax.net/voter.

Samantha Bravo, Assistant News Editor

October 10, 2020

This year, all registered voters will be mailed a ballot for the 2020 election. Eligible citizens have to submit their registration, with postmarked or submitted electronically by Oct.19. Same-day voter registration is also available on Election Day — Nov. 3. As of Sept. 4, there are 5,631,164 reg...

COVID-19 Update: Counties must lessen positivity rate in underserved communities in order to reopen

COVID-19 curve of cumulative cases in Los Angeles County as of Oct. 8.

Sloane Bozzi, News Editor

October 8, 2020

Los Angeles County has the highest number of cumulative cases in the United States, while multiple other counties in California see a rise in the number of cases per-capita. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasts an upward trend in the number of deaths nationwide. L.A. County cu...

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