The Mirada

A fortunate find of Chinese cuisine

Peking Village is tucked away behind the plaza.

Nick Manko and Michael Mehrdadi

September 12, 2017

No other restaurant serves authentic Chinese cuisine like Peking Village on Kiefer Blvd. Although the restaurant had excellent tasting grub and great service, it was surprisingly deserted. This is largely due to the fact that it is hidden in a corner within a plaza, overshadowed by more popular...

New Ice Cream Spot Freezes Competition

Exterior of the ice cream shop on Folsom Blvd.

Cela Chamness, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

What’s the Scoop is a family owned restaurant that opened six years ago, at 6350 Folsom Blvd. They have multiple types of yummy desserts to chose from. For example they offer sorbets, shaved ice, macaroni ice cream sandwiches, and bubble teas. The well known ice cream brand , Gunther’s Ice...

“Chasing Coral” Raises Awareness of Climate Change

Jessica Mendez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

Many people are not engaged with what’s happening with our environment. Many things are changing, including our beautiful yet fragile oceans. Dive into the ocean yourself in “Chasing Coral” and see the wonders of our coral reef. Yet don’t be too astonished, our coral reefs are being affected...

Poking around at Poke Noke

Poke Noke serves burrito-like sushi bowls.

Horizon Labarcon, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

Imagine a burrito bowl. Now imagine replacing the meat with sushi, the lettuce with seaweed, and the guacamole with imitation crab. That is the beauty of poke. For $12 you can buy a small bowl (three scoops for small, five scoops for large) with your pick of seafood including salmon, ahi tuna, scallops,...

Q&A: Megan McGlamery, English Teacher

Q&A: Megan McGlamery, English Teacher

Synia Thrower-Roach, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

Where did you go to high school? “I went to Rio Americano and graduated in 2007. The school was, and it still is great. It was very similar to how things are now a lot of the same teacher are still here. Everyone was very helpful and friendly.” What were you like in high school and what activiti...

Q&A: Robert Hutchinson, Math Teacher

Q&A: Robert Hutchinson, Math Teacher

Cassandra Rittiron, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

What subjects do you teach? “IM1, IM2. Math 7, Math 8, Pre Algebra, Algebra 1” What were you like in high school? What activities did you participate in? “Clowny. Baseball, band, theater.” Where did you go to college? What was your major? How did you decide on this major? “Penn St...

Q&A: Michael Waltz, Wood shop Teacher

Q&A: Michael Waltz, Wood shop Teacher

Elona Shcirov, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

What subjects do you teach? Have you taught other subjects? “Yes, I have taught electronics, robotics and architecture.” Where did you go to high school? What was the school like? When did you graduate? “I went to Livermore high school. School was nice for me. Then I graduated in 1988.” ...

Q&A: Ashley Sanders, English Teacher

Q&A: Ashley Sanders, English Teacher

Luke Richards, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

Where did you go to high school? “Victory Christian.” What were you like in high school? “I was rambunctious, I was voted class clown my senior year.” Is there an accomplishment from high school that you would like to share? “My first day of AP English, we had a test on three novels w...

Q&A: Emily Greene, Counselor

Q&A: Emily Greene, Counselor

Erica Pozdirca, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

Where did you go to high school? “I went to Dixon High School. There are about 1,000 students. I graduated in 2001.” What were you like in high school? What activities did you participate in? “I had a couple different jobs. I worked at Supercuts as the cashier, Kragen auto parts, and a hostess ...

Dadigan back at it again

Dadigan leads a cheer practice Tuesday night.

Jessica Sheppard, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

Somehow Hannah Dadigan finds time to be senior class president, varsity cheer captain, song team member, and is Vice President of the new varsity Club. If that isn’t enough she does it all with a smile. Dadigan, a senior and with a bubbling personality and endless supply of positivity, has been...

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