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Combating The California Housing Crisis

In the 1980s, it was predominantly low-income, middle-aged adults struggling to find a place to settle down. Almost 40 years later, it is now college graduates.  Many have high-paying jobs after college but are unable to find an affordable place to live in a state with the world’s fifth-largest economy. Experts attribute this to the […]

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Expensive phones lose their popularity

Cellphones are used for little and big tasks, from sending a simple text to holding all of someone’s valuable information. Technology today can impact a person’s entire life. With mobile phone prices on the rise, people are starting to re-think whether a new smartphone is truly worth spending more than $1,000. A lot goes into […]

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University experiences record graduating class

California Baptist University honored a record number of graduates this year between fall, spring and summer commencement ceremonies. The final ceremonies on Aug. 22 brought the number of the Class of 2019 graduates to 2,721. “The past academic year produced CBU’s largest graduating class ever — 2,721 graduates with fall, spring and summer commencement ceremonies,” […]

Madison Santana | Banner | The Salvation Army located off of 1280 East 6th St Corona sales a vast variety of retro and fashionable clothing as well as vintage furniture for a deal.

How to channel your inner Macklemore and thrift shop like a pro

When it comes to thrift shopping, millennials have become the most popular generation to find purpose in reusing clothes as a fashion statement. The vintage look is catching the eyes of students and driving sales at local thrift shops. Thrift stores typically sell not only clothes- — their most popular items — but also books, […]

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Fiction encourages readers and develops crucial qualities

Stories are everywhere. They bring transformation to the world, but their importance is often overlooked. Reading fiction is often seen as a hobby, a way to spend free time or even a source of entertainment, but the simple activity is much more than that. Fictional stories hold a lot more purpose and value than most […]

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Recycling centers shut down across California

RePlanet Recycling, the largest chain of recycling centers in California, shut down the remainder of its 284 locations Aug. 26, laying off almost 750 employees.  Increased business costs have made it impossible to maintain the recycling centers as the prices of recycled aluminum and PET plastic have gone down with little to no profit. Fren […]

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Reports Show Dangers of Vaping

Officials from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that a patient in Illinois became the first person to die from lung injuries caused by vaping on Aug. 23 among an increase of lung injuries linked to vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning against vaping while investigating the increase in […]

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International Service Projects Influence Culture

Students are often so focused on their own environment that they forget how many different cultures there are in the world. International Service Projects give students the opportunity to experience cultures around the world. The main purpose of ISP trips is to serve by bringing the gospel to other regions of the world, such as […]

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Uber halts trips to Ontario airport

Uber will cease giving rides to customers at Ontario International Airport as a result of increased fees. The company stopped the service starting Sept. 13. The Ontario International Airport increased fees July 1 for Uber drivers to $4 for passenger pickups and another $4 for drop-offs. Other modes of transportation, such as regular taxi cabs […]