Previous OCC receiver becomes donor

California Baptist University’s annual Operation Christmas Child packing party hit close to home this year as CBU students served alongside one of their own, Brandon Schuster, who used to receive shoeboxes through Operation Christmas Child from a local church in Samoa. Schuster, freshman biomedical engineering major and swimmer, remembers receiving gift-wrapped boxes from Operation Christmas […]

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Bakery caters to gluten allergies

Beehive Bakery Girl has catered affordable gluten-free pastries to coffee shops throughout the Inland Empire since June 2014. Tina Teets started the bakery when she noticed a lack of cost-effective treats for those suffering from gluten allergies like herself. She wanted to be able to join friends in eating pastries when they visited local coffee […]

[Lauren Shelburne | Banner] Eduardo Camacho Villalobos, 24-year-old musician, celebrates his birthday by sifting through records at Amoeba.

Amoeba faces possible closure

The iconic Amoeba Music store in Hollywood, which has provided customers with CDs, vinyl records and other music memorabilia since 2001, had its future at its Sunset Boulevard location questioned, hinting at the future of a primarily digital age of music. Los Angeles blog “LAist” revealed architectural plans to build a high-end residential building on […]

[Lauren Shelburne | Banner] Maria Fiore, sophomore visual arts major, relaxes on the interactive exhibit her classmates created for the PARK(ing) Day event.

Metered car lots transform into temporary parks

With the increase in development of cities across America, local artists and the environmentally conscious banded together to celebrate PARK(ing) Day to transform metered parking spaces into temporary parks, art pieces and ways to get involved in the community. In 2005, Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, wanted to make a change. They […]