Logos, once a hub for enthusiasts of the arts, shut its doors for good in September, leaving an empty space on Pacific Avenue and in people’s hearts. Logos was the largest independent used bookstore on the central coast, as well as selling a wide variety of CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records. A Santa Cruz landmark, … More Local Icon Closes After Nearly 50 Years
President Donald Trump touted his desire to build a wall across the Mexican border even before the election, but it was originally treated as a national joke. Once he became president, the nation realized the joke was on them. “I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and … More Who Gets The Bill for the Trump’s Wall?
There is an ongoing investigation on whether or not Russia had anything to do with Trump’s presidential election, which has the potential to destabilize our whole democracy. Many liberals and even Republicans believe that the Russia tampered with the poll results. Steve Bannon, former white house chief strategist surprisingly said that investigating the election … More Did Russia Have Ties to the Trump Campaign?
The San Lorenzo Valley is no stranger to extreme heat, but during Labor Day weekend the temperature reached numbers that can not be ignored. An extreme heat wave arrived in the Bay Area Thursday afternoon and persisted in its scorching temperatures until late Monday evening. The height of the temperature this weekend was a blistering … More Bay Area Heat Wave Hits Record Breaking Temperatures
White supremacists go head to head with counter-protesters on Friday in Charlottesville about the removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee. The removal of this Confederate general caused an irreversible butterfly effect. On Friday night, the 11th of August, a group of about 250 white males marched with torches to the statue of Jefferson … More Violence Erupts in Charlottesville Protests
President Trump fired Bannon in what has been considered one of the most recent shocking government shake-ups. He removed an exceptional architect regarding his 2016 election victory and an extreme force behind his nationalist and anti-globalization agenda. Did Trump make the right call by kicking Bannon out of office? “Sebastian Gorka did not resign, but … More Bannon Removed from Office After One Year
Sheriff Joe Arpaio was pardoned by President Trump on August 25th, 2017, after being charged with racially profiling Latinos. Joe Arpaio, from Maricopa County in Arizona, first made headlines February 4th, 2009 by handcuffing almost 200 illegal immigrants together in Tent City, Phoenix, for incarceration prior to their trials. Some of the inhabitants of Arpaio’s … More Convicted Sheriff Pardoned by Trump
As summer drifted away and another school year began, SLVHS students entered the classrooms to discover an unusual amount of students. This year, there was an unexpected overflow of freshman, which resulted in jumbled schedules and huge amounts of students in classes. The class of 2021 had more students than SLVHS was ready for. When … More Is the Freshmen Population Problem Truly Over?
Individuals raged over the new DACA revelation this week, many confused, exasperated and enraged over Donald Trump’s decision to deport 800,000 immigrants, 91% working legally. Most opposition is coming from Democrats, but there has been grumblings and resistance from Republicans as well. A survey shows that 72% of Republicans say that DACA recipients should be … More New DACA Decision Affects Thousands and Angers Millions
The dictatorial country of North Korea has had a long and controversial history with its turbulent usage of nuclear weaponry. Just within the past year, North Korea made its first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, and Kim Jong-un threatened a nuclear strike on “the heart of the U.S.” due to America’s threats to … More North Korea’s Nuclear Program Threatens US as Tensions Rise