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Global positive impacts of social distancing

Global positive impacts of social distancing

Even though the global pandemic has caused chaos, there have been some positive unintended consequences and impacts of social distancing as more and more cities mandate sheltering in place. Pollution Around the world, the rate of pollution has gone down as commuting...

Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting

Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting

Prior to November 7, Thousand Oaks held the reputation of being a safe and quiet community in the state of California. On November 7 at approximately 11:20 p.m., a gunman began firing at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, according to the Los Angeles...

The City Center provides hope for homeless

The City Center provides hope for homeless

How do we deal with homelessness in Ventura? It’s easy to look away, to avert our eyes and to stare straight ahead or to mind our own business. Social protocol teaches us to stick to the path in front of us and not detour when asked to help. We have honed our skills...

Residents are being displaced. Sign this bill!

Residents are being displaced. Sign this bill!

With developments taking over Los Angeles, Angelenos are being bought out and displaced by developers. We must take immediate action! The State Bill (827) that is being pushed through in Sacramento would override city codes and planning. Urgent action needs to be...

How I’m fighting displacement in Mid City

How I’m fighting displacement in Mid City

As a teen, it is VITAL to know that YOU have the POWER to ORGANIZE!!! With developments popping up and displacing Community Members I decided to do something about it. So I organized a Community Meeting. Where local residents can discuss what they feel about these...

Bayview-Hunters Point

Bayview-Hunters Point

San Francisco is a beautiful city, and it’s listed as one of the best cities in California, according to an article titled, 10 Best Cities to Visit in California, published by Alyssa Ochs. Not only is the breathtaking city home of The Golden Gate Bridge, but it’s also...

Parents’ group writes holiday letters for LGBTQ youth

Parents’ group writes holiday letters for LGBTQ youth

Perhaps the most heartwarming aspect of the holiday season is the love and cheer shared between families all around the world as they celebrate. For youth of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and queer (LGBTQ) community, though, acceptance can be difficult to...