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New bill will require ethnic studies education for high school students

Gov. Gavin Newsom approved Assembly Bill 101 on Oct. 5, which consists of requiring a one-semester ethnic studies class as a condition to earn a high school diploma. This bill applies to all secondary school learning institutions in the state of California, including charter schools. Assemblymember Jose Medina of California’s 61st district, which includes Riverside, […]

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Pediatric COVID vaccines Following the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a low-dose Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s independent advisers have moved to vote and recommend the product for the 28 million American children eligible. Jeffrey D. Zientz, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator, expects […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Tre’dish is proud to partner with local chefs in Riverside County.

Local food services platform released

Tre’dish, a new food delivery platform, launched in Riverside on Nov. 11. The launch event, which took place at Avila’s Historic 1929 in downtown Riverside, featured chefs from the platform as well as speeches from Tre’dish founders, including company president Peter Hwang. Tre’dish is a platform that features home chefs and allows them to create […]

Claire Grimes | Banner | Biden included fire threats among the list of contibuting factors of unclean water in the Southwest in his Climate Change and Environmental Justice Plan.

Biden’s new $1.75 trillion spending plan targets climate crisis, economic issues

President Joe Biden revealed his $1.75 trillion spending bill on Oct. 28. In his announcement, Biden underlined that this spending bill is historic and will help improve national issues such as education funding, physical infrastructure and public works. The bill also addresses international issues such as climate change. “It’s a framework that will create millions […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Kyle Rittenhouse shot three protesters on Aug. 25, 2020, killing two. Rittenhouse was charged with one count of reckless homicide, one count of intentional homicide and one count of attempted intentional homicide. He was also charged with illegal possession of a weapon, but the charge was dropped by Judge Bruce Schroeder. The […]