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Fire Season Grows With Increasing Danger

Fire Season Grows With Increasing Danger

Joseph Salcido, Deputy Editor June 1, 2022

Fire season is here and continues to move its timetable up each year as drought conditions worsen.  In the past, the season would come in late summer and fall, but clearly, the past few years have...

Third Party Spotlight: Peace and Freedom Party

Third Party Spotlight: Peace and Freedom Party

Gideon Fogt, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

If you have been a California voter for long, then you are probably aware of how the state’s unique primary system works.   Since 2011, the Top Two Candidates Open Primary Act has placed all candidates...

Midterm Primaries

Midterm Primaries

Gideon Fogt, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

The June 7 statewide primary elections loom large as Grossmont Community College’s semester nears its close.  While most students may find their focus to be on finals, it is also important they remain...

Recap of the Johnny Depp VS Amber Heard trial

Recap of the Johnny Depp VS Amber Heard trial

Liliana Rankin, Staff Writer May 30, 2022

The defamation trial in Virginia between divorced couple Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, which has been going on since 2016, has become one of the most popular topics on the internet, due to the social media...

East County to Become Less Reliant On Outside Water Sources

East County to Become Less Reliant On Outside Water Sources

Joseph Salcido, Deputy Editor May 2, 2022
East county will begin construction on a new water treatment plant this summer.
The Biggest Moments From the First Round of The 2022 NFL Draft

The Biggest Moments From the First Round of The 2022 NFL Draft

Joseph Salcido, Deputy Editor May 2, 2022

The NFL season is back, and it kicked off in Las Vegas on Thursday night with the first overall pick, Travon Walker, a defensive lineman out of Georgia, going to the Jaguars. Defense left its mark as the...

Health In Crisis

Health In Crisis

Liam Klingensmith, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

In the world we live in right now, one of the most pressing issues is the war between Russia and Ukraine. With all of the turmoil and pain going on in Ukraine, one would question the health and mental...

People Like Us

People “Like Us”

Katie Donivan, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

On February 24, Russia invaded Ukraine and sparked Europe’s biggest refugee crisis since World War II. While four million refugees fled to Poland, Romania, Hungary, and Slovakia, the rest of the world...

Independence Under Attack

Independence Under Attack

Joseph Salcido, Deputy Editor April 18, 2022

Understanding the war in Ukraine and the facts surrounding it seems like something that should be reasonably easy. But it almost becomes overwhelming with so many different views on how and why this is...

Refinery Issues and Rising Prices

Refinery Issues and Rising Prices

Joseph Salcido, Deputy Editor April 4, 2022
Refinery outages have caused massive gasoline price increases here in California.
San Diego County Residents Continue to Float the Bill

San Diego County Residents Continue to Float the Bill

Joseph Salcido, Deputy Editor February 25, 2022

It's no secret that SDG&E has been a thorn in the side of San Diego County residents for some time now. People are getting impatient, seeing their bills increase as much as 200 percent. Reports have...

The reverse osmosis membranes at the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad (California) Desalination Plant

The Pacific is Now on Tap

Joseph Salcido, Staff Writer December 15, 2021
San Diego boasts the largest and most advanced desalination plant in the nation.
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