Isabella Balandran

Isabella Balandran

Creating artifacts: The art of Miyoshi Barosh

Creating artifacts: The art of Miyoshi Barosh

For Los Angeles artist Miyoshi Barosh, time is moving the wrong way. Or rather, the world is moving the wrong way around time. The comic tragedy of paradoxical progressivism takes center stage in her art; a call to arms against modern society, and an exploration of...

‘Grand’ new farmers market opens in downtown

‘Grand’ new farmers market opens in downtown

In April of this year, the Grand Farmer's Market began showcasing a variety of vendors every Wednesday on 350 S. Grand Ave. in downtown. The market is run by Raw Inspiration, a company that oversees 24 farmer's markets across Orange County, Ventura and Los Angeles....

The Horseshoe: A common takeaway

The Horseshoe: A common takeaway

Prom. Drama. Prama? How do we get there? Who’s on our bus? What should I wear? Have you gotten the corsage yet? What are we doing after? Ugh, going with those kids? No, no. Please no. Prama. Here’s what they saw: A bunch of strangers packed like cattle into a bus...

Costapalooza 2015

On May 16, the Mira Costa alumni association hosted its first ever Costapalooza, an event at the Lighthouse bar in Hermosa Beach featuring performances from Costa alumni artists. Kira Lingman, Connor Caine and Chloe Caroline...

Humans of Mira Costa: Michael Wu

Humans of Mira Costa: Michael Wu

"A lot of my life was a struggle to like myself, so that meant doing things like choir or playing violin. I tried to achieve things to stand out and be the best at what I did. That's always been my driving intention for everything I've done. But drawing is the first...

Humans of Mira Costa: Hilda Camberos

Humans of Mira Costa: Hilda Camberos

"I'm from Mexico. I've been here 18 years" HSI: "Why did you decide to come here from Mexico?" "My husband. He came here first for work" HSI: "When did you meet your husband?" "We met when we were teenagers. We've been together ever since." - Hilda Camberos, Staff...

Humans of Mira Costa

Humans of Mira Costa

"I've lived in Luxembourg, Philadelphia, France, and I was born in Brazil. I moved here from France half way through last year. Since I came in the middle of the school year, it's kind of hard to make friends. All of the people at Costa had been here so long that they...

Humans of Mira Costa: Eric Furth

Humans of Mira Costa: Eric Furth

HS Insider: "If you could have one thing in your life, what would you have?" "Better grades. Well, to simplify that, a better work ethic." HSI: "Why do you feel that you don't have a good work ethic?" "I just get distracted way too easily, and I feel like I'm working...

Mira Costa GoPro sports

Have you ever experienced the freeze-frame of breathless suspension as you fly inches above a pole vault bar 12 feet in the air? How about the grit of lacrosse, fending off the ever-ominous defender’s stick whipping...