Alex Iannone | Banner | THe San Ysidro Port of Entry is located between the San Ysidro district of San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, Mexico.

Immigration crisis continues

In recent months, tens of thousands of immigrants have trekked from Central America and Mexico to the southern U.S. border, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of people making the voyage to the U.S. borders are seeking safety from violence, natural disasters or poverty. Although waves of immigration are not new, stories of smugglers […]

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Riverside County moves into red tier

Riverside County officially shifted from the purple tier down to the red tier of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy plan March 17. This means that Riverside County can begin reopening businesses at 25% capacity, or 100 guests maximum. Included in these businesses are churches, movie theaters and restaurants with indoor dining. Brooke […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | A student turns to the book of James during quiet time with God.

Students stay spiritual during pandemic

The coronavirus recently hit its sixth month in California. With no clear end in sight, students at California Baptist University are understandably feeling the emotional and mental exhaustion more than ever. Being at a Christian university, it is important for students to focus on being spiritually grounded, turning to God in their times of need […]