Food for the Sul

Food for the Sul

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
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ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA-- Sul & Beans is a dessert spot that opened its first location in Koreatown in Los Angeles in 2014. They recently opened a new location in Rowland Heights that has been causing quite a bit of buzz among the youth in the area. This hotspot is located in the Diamond Plaza off the 60...

Tons of Wontons

Tons of Wontons

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
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BALDWIN PARK, CA-- Jumping 1 Ton is a small family owned restaurant in Baldwin Park that opened in November of 2016. There has been a lot of buzz over social media and at Baldwin Park High School about this new place, so The Vanguard Team decided to try it out for themselves. Once the group entered...

Have a Cup of Positivitea

Have a Cup of Positivitea

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
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MONTEREY PARK, CA-- Macchiato is a coffee and tea café located in the Landmark Shopping Center at the corner of Garvey Avenue and Atlantic Boulevard. The café is in the same plaza as Ocean Star Restaurant, Chinese Dim Sum, and Half and Half, an infamous boba place. The plaza has an easy parking garag...

Fantastitc Beasts and Where to Find Them: Movie Review

Fantastitc Beasts and Where to Find Them: Movie Review

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
December 21, 2016
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, seems like an additional film approved by J.K. Rowling in an attempt to just create more profit. However, the excitement it received from many Harry Potter fans was well-justified. This film is a British American film directed by David Yates and distributed by War...

The Hamilton Mixtape: The Phenomenon Continues

The Hamilton Mixtape: The Phenomenon Continues

Sharon Tran, Editor
December 21, 2016
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On Friday, December 2, Atlantic Records officially released the much-anticipated Hamilton Mixtape, which had been available for pre-order since November 4. “Hello hello hello! Been working on a mixtape for years. It’s finished,” announced Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton, on November...

Jumping on the Sushi Express

Jumping on the Sushi Express

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016
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BALDWIN  PARK,CA--Sushi itself is a well liked food and there are many fancy restaurants that sell expensive sushi. That makes one wonder whether or not the same taste and quality can be provided by a fast food place. Tokyo Express is a fast food sushi restaurant located by the Home Depot in Baldwin...

Been There, Thai’d That

Been There, Thai’d That

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
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BALDWIN PARK, CA-- Just on the borders of the city, Orchid Thai is located in the Gateway Center, just at the corner of Francisquito Ave. and Puente Ave. The restaurant is surrounded by Starbucks, Dollar Tree, and Divine Nail. Orchid Thai opened in early 2015, offering both a dining and takeout menu....

The Confusion Next 2 Mine

The Confusion Next 2 Mine

Athena Ruiz, Staff Writer
December 10, 2016
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BALDWIN PARK, CA- Baldwin Park's Drama Department debuted the play The Locker Next 2 Mine by Jonathan Dorf on November 17th and 18th. The storyline of the play is about how a high school deals with two students' deaths a year later. One of the students gets a vigil every month in honor of her ...

Black Fantastic Friday

Black Fantastic Friday

Athena Ruiz, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016
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Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year and takes place on the Friday after Thanksgiving. It is the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S. Thousands of Americans line up for hours in hopes to get a good deal on an item. In the 2000s, store would open to shoppers around 5:00...

Fit for a King

Fit for a King

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
November 29, 2016
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King’s Drink is a boba and sushi joint on Ramona Blvd that opened in 2015. Although it’s been overshadowed by the popularity of Miss Tea, King’s Drink serves quality drinks and sushi. King’s Drink sells icy slushies, milk teas, smoothies, mixed teas, juices, and fresh fruit juices. The drinks ar...

Single Dip and Done

Single Dip and Done

Sharon Tran, Editor
November 14, 2016
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LOS ANGELES, CA -- After a morning of standardized testing and traversing the cities of Claremont and Los Angeles, a few of my friends and I decided to end our Saturday by trying out the renowned french dipped sandwiches of Philippe The Original. Philippe The Original is the home of the french dipped...

Bone Apple Tea

Bone Apple Tea

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
November 8, 2016
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Miss Tea is a boba joint located on Ramona Blvd and hidden among the variety of business that border Morgan Park. The tea lounge opened in 2014 and instantly became extremely popular, especially among teens. Its popularity can be attributed to many things: the lack of boba business in BP prior to its opening...

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