On April 26th, Cohorts A and B will be joining to become one in-person Cohort, going to school 4 times a week as opposed to the old model with students attending in-person class twice a week. Face masks will be worn at all times, with 3 feet minimum distance in class and social distancing required..
The middle and high school MESA National Engineering Design Competition teams will be moving onto the state competition hosted by University of California, Los Angeles after placing first in their respective levels. The competition occurred on April 9th, with the awards given out on April 10th. There, the teams learnt that they had both placed..
Are you nuts about donuts? On Harbor Boulevard here in Costa Mesa, a new drive-thru and walk-in shop called Randy's Donuts has opened! Famous for their iconic giant donut on the roof of the building and their delicious and unique selection of sweet treats, Randy's is an excellent addition to our Costa Mesa community. The..
Ever since the virus began spreading, mankind has been kept in isolation. People have been required to stay in homes, businesses were forced to shut down, and all public attractions resorted to closing their gates. After an entire year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Knott's Berry Farm plans to reopen in May 2021. According to ABC..
This Saturday, a MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) competition was held virtually, hosted by UC Irvine. Sophia Catania, Lucero Islas, and Lena Nguyen won 1st in 4 of 5 categories, including overall of the National Engineering Design Competition and Caidlyn Lowry won 1st place for "Creativity and Engineering Design" and "Strength-to-Weight Ratio" sections of the..
Was your birthday last year boring? Many people found out ways to safely celebrate birthdays such as having a drive-by or going to a restaurant for outdoor dining. But if you want to amp up the entertainment level, invite The Quarantine Quintet to your next socially-distanced party! The Quarantine Quintet is a group of talented..
As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout our country, parents, educators, and students are hoping to go back to school. But, under these conditions, it may be mandatory for students to get the Covid19 vaccine. According to EducationWeek, lawmakers are still deciding whether to let their families choose to get the vaccine or not due..
47-year old Ronald Michael Barrera, owner of the Westend Bar (located on 19th Street in Costa Mesa), was arrested for violating business restrictions regarding COVID-19. According to ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Westend Bar operated during curfew hours (between 10 p.m and 5 a.m.). Barrera was charged with a misdemeanor count for disobeying safety rules during..
With the new vaccine distribution center at Disneyland and COVID case numbers rapidly increasing, Orange County residents were quick to book appointments. Due to the huge demand, city officials have proposed to use the OC Fairgrounds at a vaccine distribution site. It has neither been confirmed nor denied yet but no other announcement of a..
At the start of the pandemic, AP News reported that public health officials were worried that the virus would have a devastating effect on the homeless and those who have chronic health issues. Health officials hurried to move people into hotel rooms, thinning out crowded shelters, and transferring tents to sanctioned outdoor camps in specific..