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The Parlor Ice Cream is a Trip to Sweet Treat Heaven

The Parlor hosts a wide variety of treats.

Erica Pozdirca and Elona Schirov

October 10, 2017

The Parlor Ice Cream Puffs is not like any typical ice cream place you pass by. This ice cream shop likes to change the way we eat ice cream by putting ice cream in donuts. We absolutely recommend indulging in these delicious ice cream filled donuts and will be returning for seconds some time soon...

Heat Wave Days

Junior Drew Murphy struggling to do work in extreme weather conditions.

Rebecca Smith, Opinion Editor

October 10, 2017

In places where snow is common, schools close if a certain temperature and snowfall is reached, why do schools that are in the middle of a heat wave and have broken air conditioning not get the same treatment? The California central valley is notorious for its drought and heat exceeding 100 degrees....

OZ Korean BBQ is Superb

OZ Korean Barbeque offers traditional food and various meats.

Maddie Haggard and Nick Keller

October 10, 2017

Grill your food at your table and spend only $23 on all you can eat. OZ Korean Barbeque is located on Bradshaw off of Highway 50. There is a three story building in front of it, so it might be hard to find. There is limited parking so you might have to find a spot closer to the other building and...

Patriot Serves Up Good Grub

The Patriot serves up classic American dishes.

Kaitlyn Shellooe, News Editor

October 10, 2017

The Patriot is an American restaurant with a friendly atmosphere and great food. The Patriot opened in July at the Milagro Centre, on Fair Oaks Blvd. Even though the place isn’t fairly new, the people’s social and work skills seemed like they’ve been working there for years. When I walked...

Pro Diversity Google Employee Fired

Google's campus in Mountain View, CA.

Jared Moisey, Sports Editor

September 13, 2017

In July 2017 a brave person published a memo that was pro-diversity and anti-discriminatory to his google co-workers. On Aug 9 2017 James Damore was fired from Google. The opening line in his memo said, “I value diversity and inclusion, am not denying that sexism exists, and don’t endorse using...

Crowded Classroom Chaos

Crowded Classroom Chaos

Rebecca Smith and Lauren Calcagno

September 12, 2017

Crowded classrooms, limited parking spots, lack of desks and classrooms, Rio is now at its capacity. The first couple weeks of school, multiple classes exceeded the limit. With some classes having over 60 students, space has become limited. Hallways are packed and students struggle to reach their...

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, Mirada Staff

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,...

How To Deal With Stress

How To Deal With Stress

Kaitlyn Shellooe, Mirada Staff

September 11, 2017

The fall semester is winding down, but that means stress is rising for many students. Preparing for the holidays, studying for finals and worrying about grades increase the amount of stress that teens feel. And, according to a study by the American Psychological Association, teens are already mor...

‘Snap Map’ puts kids at risk

'Snap Map' puts kids at risk

Emma Riley, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017

Have you checked out the new Snap Map? If you have Snapchat, you probably already know about this cool new feature. The Snap Map is a new way to see where your friends are on a virtual map, down to their precise location. Have teens’ obsession with sharing their daily lives gone too far? Are...

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