By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| In light of recent police shootings, states across the country are pushing for the passing of the 'Blue Lives Matter' (BLM) bill. This bill will increase criminal penalties for crimes committed against officers to provide protection for law enforcement and prevent threats against them. Police believe they are being victimized by criminals and targeted as a hate group for the fact that they are the authority. The bill could possibly make an effort to reduce that amount by providing protection to officers, especially In states and cities such as San Bernardino, which have a high rate of homicides. Police would have more protection in regards to … [Read more...] about Blue Lives Matter Law
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| Amazon will be experimenting with a new pilot program while continuing to expand its business in the U.S. by planning to open 20,000 grocery stores within the next decade. The pilot program consists of opening 20 grocery stores at locations including, Seattle, New York, Las Vegas, Miami and the Bay Area, according to Business Insider. Amazon will also be testing out two different concepts during its program. Ten of the grocery stores will be "click and collect" which will allow customers to shop online and schedule a time to pick up their items at the store, according to Fortune news. "I think the 'click and collect' concept is pretty good for … [Read more...] about Amazon looks to make shopping easy
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| Oct. 22 Homeless man killed while sleeping A crash in Ocean Beach, San Diego killed a 60 year-old homeless man while he was sleeping under a tree, on Saturday morning, according to Fox 5 news. The driver was going eastbound on I-8 but in a matter of seconds, lost control of the car and ended up crashing into a tree where the man was sleeping, according to police officers. After the accident, two people helped the driver out of the car and he was taken to UCSD Medical Center for his injuries. Oct.24 A man shot seeks help from 7-11 A man was shot in the arm early Monday morning, near Highland Avenue in San Bernardino and drove to 7-Eleven … [Read more...] about CC Briefs
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| Six out of eighteen California propositions are due to affect the community, students, and schools near San Bernardino in the upcoming November election. Proposition (Prop.) 51 relates to providing bonds for schools. It would allow California to borrow $9 billion in bonds and thus the money would go to K-12 public schools and community colleges for improvement in overall education, according to BALLOTPEDIA. If successfully passed schools will benefit greatly from this proposition because it will improve education by focusing on construction projects and will expand community colleges allowing more students to attend. Classes would be reduced, … [Read more...] about Six out of eighteen propositions to vote for
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| CSUSB is celebrating its fifth Homecoming and its second Bash, previously known as the Kick off on Oct. 17-22. To commence this week, on Monday, the Spirit Storm , coordinated by Student Engagement, will be taking place at the Library Walkaway and Jack Brown Hall. “I think it’s great that they plan an event like this. Seeing the CSUSB community get together and have these fun activities on campus will get more people to see how great this campus is,” stated student Sandra Gonzalez. "I encourage students to attend the events since it is a great opportunity to meet people with same interests such as same major and could help build connections … [Read more...] about The ins and outs of Homecoming!
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| Yucaipas Big Falls Trail will continue to remain closed another year due to the amount of accidents reported. Big Falls trail leads to Southern California's highest falls. The San Bernardino National forest officials are now working on creating an effective plan to address those injuries and problems such as graffiti. "They should educate people about the risks of hiking the trail before closing it," said student Gary Ridge. According to AllTrails.com, the Big Falls Trail is a 0.8 mile trail located near Forest Falls, Calif. where the waterfall is located. "The falls area is beautiful. You can’t go far wrong with tall trees, mountain scenery, … [Read more...] about Yucaipas Big Fall Trail Closed