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Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2017


Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Saturday, President Donald J. Trump went on Twitter and said his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone lines at his residence at Trump Tower in New York.   President Trump blasted Obama through his verified social media account that accused the former leader of monitoring phone conversations in 20...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president-elect

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Metro, Politics, Showcase

What happened? In a two-minute video announcement on Nov. 21, Donald J. Trump announced a list of policy plans for the first 100 days after his Jan. 20 inauguration. Here’s where he stands on a few of the issues now: Trade Issue a notification of intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a global trade...

Gang bust with possible freeway shooting ties

Gang bust with possible freeway shooting ties

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Crime pays, but only if you don’t get caught. Twenty four alleged Norteño gang members found that out the hard way earlier this month. On Aug. 10 the Concord Police Department, in collaboration with several neighboring local law enforcement agencies and the FBI, announced the culmination of operation...

An Apple a day keeps Big Brother away

An Apple a day keeps Big Brother away

Shannon Stroud,
Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinion

On Tuesday, the FBI asked Apple to unlock the iPhone that belonged to suspect Syed Rizwan Farook in the San Bernardino shootings. On that same day, Apple’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Cook, publicly stated Apple would not unlock the iPhone for the benefit of the case. “We oppose this order, which ...

Bay Area’s plan to combat sex-trafficking at Super Bowl

Bay Area’s plan to combat sex-trafficking at Super Bowl

Elizabeth Avalos,
Contributor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Features

While the debate continues on whether the Super Bowl generates enough revenue to outweigh the costs for hosting cities, the sex-trafficking industry sees dollar signs without need for deliberation. For football fans all across the nation, the Super Bowl is the most anticipated sporting event of the...

Animal cruelty now a ‘crime against society’

Animal cruelty now a ‘crime against society’

Kali Persall,
Contributor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Last month, a two-pound kitten named “Smurf” was brought to the Nine Lives Foundation, a no-kill animal shelter in Redwood City. It’s black fur was dyed purple, and he was covered with at least twenty “gnawing wounds,” according to Dr. Monica Rudiger, founder and chief veterinarian at the founda...

Homicidios sin resolver aumentan en 2015

Homicidios sin resolver aumentan en 2015

Louis LaVenture,
Editor de noticias y deportes

January 14, 2016


Filed under Spanish

Casos fríos de Hayward Tres de los 10 casos de homicidios ocurridos en Hayward en 2015 han resultado con un sospechoso en custodia. Los otros siete han sido clasificados como “fríos” o “bajo investigación,” según el sargento Ryan Cantrell de la policía de Hayward. Este es un llanto...

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