New West Students Run School Supply Drive

Several days last week, New West Alum Ximena Fuentes (class of 2020) and senior Flor Melchor ran a school supply donation drive outside Stoner Park’s gymnasium/recreation center. They collected notebooks, binders, pens, glue sticks, pencil cases, planners, stationery, folders, and more for children of farmworkers, whose parents continue to process, plant, and pick food during … Continue reading New West Students Run School Supply Drive

Scenes from the Coronavirus Pandemic in Los Angeles

Here are some images that reflect how life in Los Angeles has changed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.   Near-empty shelves at the Century City Ralphs, March 12, 2020   The Original Farmers Market (Adjacent to The Grove), April 4, 2020   Line outside the Trader Joe’s on National Boulevard, April 5, 2020   Sawtelle Boulevard, … Continue reading Scenes from the Coronavirus Pandemic in Los Angeles

Review: Hi Ho Cheeseburger 

If you’re in search of the best (but still affordable) burger in Los Angeles, you should take a chance on HiHo Cheeseburger, a critically-acclaimed, fast-casual restaurant that prides itself on being the only burger joint that offers exclusively grass-fed, grass-finished wagyu beef. HiHo Cheeseburger, winner of the People’s Choice Award for the best burger at … Continue reading Review: Hi Ho Cheeseburger 

Stevie Wonder: Black History Month Feature

Stevland Hardaway Judkins, better known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan to Lula Mae Hardaway and Calvin Judkins. Because he was born prematurely, Wonder developed retinopathy of prematurity, which resulted in permanent vision loss. However, this did not prevent him from becoming one of the most … Continue reading Stevie Wonder: Black History Month Feature