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COMMENTARY: Voter history plays a role in your vote today

August 19, 2020 / By

Voting has always been and still is a very important right — a right that some groups have fought for for decades.

COMMENTARY: Let’s help our community get informed about food distributions

August 3, 2020 / By

Living in a community that is prodominantly low-income and farm workers, it is important to me that the community gets all the help they need. 

COMMENTARY: With GEO temporarily postponed, I can sleep peacefully for now

July 29, 2020 / By

Mcfarland has decided to postpone the detention facilities, and as someone who lives near a detention center, I am relieved.

COMMENTARY: There is a great need for transparency in our local law enforcement agencies; what will we do about it?

July 24, 2020 / By

The official police academy’s motto is: “To Protect and to Serve,” yet time and time again, many law enforcement officers have failed to uphold this motto.

COMMENTARY: What does SCOTUS DACA ruling mean? It means I can pursue my dreams

June 19, 2020 / By

Ever since Trump and his administration took office, I feared for my future as a DACA recipient.

COMMENTARY: 5 ways you can support the BLM movement

June 10, 2020 / By

The Black Lives Matter movement has erupted across the nation, following the wrongful death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020.