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Rio Equity Team: Long-Awaited Solution to Issues on Campus?

Jaiden Crabtree, Mirada Staff October 11, 2021

The equity team has been officially formed in response to issues in previous years.  Preparation and planning occurred over the summer and the team was officially put into effect on the date of the first...

Medical Careers Program welcomes new teacher London Mackey

Medical Careers Program welcomes new teacher London Mackey

Edena Ichel, Mirada Staff September 28, 2021
London Mackey grew up in Lakeport and attended Clear Lake High School. Mackey graduated from Sacramento State where she was part of a crew team that finished third in the nation.
Artwork done by Kinu Blackwelder

(Mostly) On Theme: The 2021 Met Gala

Kate Hasseltine and Grace Ann Lesser September 24, 2021

The Met Gala has been a coveted night of fashion and fame since 1995. Run by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, the Met Gala highlights the work of numerous designers shown on pop culture’s icons; the...

Season 52: Seasonal Flop or Seasonal Saint?

Jaiden Crabtree, Mirada Staff September 20, 2021

Seasons 52 is a well-received restaurant according to the locals online, but just how good is it really? In my opinion, the reviews weren’t lying. I’ve been multiple times and it seems like every...

Graduation 2021

Graduation 2021

June 8, 2021

The cheer team waves their pom-poms at passing seniors.

Senior Awards Drive Thru Event

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff May 19, 2021

The French toast is presented beautifully, including sides of yogurt and granola and seasonal fresh fruit. Considering the generous portions, the prices are very reasonable with entrees averaging $10-12.

French food flourishes in Fair Oaks

Emma Hutchinson, Mirada Staff April 23, 2021

Situated in the heart of quaint Old Fair Oaks Village, the bright green O Cafe restaurant is the perfect place to grab some fresh-baked pastries, a handcrafted coffee, or a delicious meal while watching...

Julia Florentino, who sells items on  Depop, worries about how fast fashion harms the environment.

Turning thrifting into a business

Angie Stevens, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Thrift stores, packed tightly with racks and racks of musty old clothing, all holding the potential to be someone’s lucky find, are where Julia Florentino spends a majority of her time.  On the lookout...

Handwriting has been shown to aid conceptual thinking.

I wish I Could Have Written This by Hand

Darya Pahlavan, Guest Writer April 20, 2021

I won’t sugarcoat it. My handwriting is bad. I’ve tried to deny this in the past, but I have finally come to terms with the fact that I will never have the ability to write in beautiful fonts. I know...

Young Progressives make an impact

Joseph Bender April 13, 2021

Political forces from all over the nation converged on Georgia during the campaign for the Senate runoff elections in January, but most reports have overlooked one powerhouse: Rio's Young Progressives...

Operation Varsity Blues: The Disturbing Reality of College Admissions

Operation Varsity Blues: The Disturbing Reality of College Admissions

Aaron Ichel, Mirada Staff April 7, 2021

While there have been countless college admission scandals over the years, none have been quite like the 2019 Varsity Blues scandal--- the largest of its kind ever to be prosecuted by the Department of...

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