The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

Last Weenie Roast At The Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

Last Weenie Roast At The Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

Andres Martinez, Editor

May 25, 2016

On Saturday May 14,  KROQ held their 24th annual Weenie Roast at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. This concert originally had a line up of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Empire of the Sun, Panic! At The Disco, The Lumineers, Garbage, Cold War Kids, Fitz & The Tantrums, Miike Snow, Lukas Graham, Th...

Snapping Back At Regulations

Snapping Back At Regulations

Andres Martinez, Editor

May 24, 2016

With spring in full blossom, one can feel the temperature rising and see the proctors periodically taking away hats. The BPHS dress code states “Only official Baldwin Park hats or caps may be worn or displayed, with bill forward, on campus but not in classrooms. BP hats are not to be visibly altered...

Hail, Cesar

Hail, Cesar

Andres Martinez, Editor

May 10, 2016

The name Cesar Arevalo has been heard all around the city of Baldwin Park these last few weeks. With appearances on KIIS-FM, the Latin Post, ABC7, and being on the cover of La Opinión, among some, it’s hard not to have heard about him. Cesar has been in the spotlight recently due to being accept...

Track and Field Overcomes Sierra Vista

Andres Martinez, Damian Preciado, Eduardo Nunez, Staff Writers

April 15, 2016

BALDWIN PARK-- On Thursday March 24, the Baldwin Park Track and Field team faced off against rival school Sierra Vista. The day started off with the 4x100 relay. Baldwin Park’s Boys JV and Girls Varsity teams both got disqualified due to them being unable to pass the baton on time. However, the...

Badminton Soars Past Sierra Vista

Badminton Soars Past Sierra Vista

Andres Martinez, Editor

April 15, 2016

BALDWIN PARK -- On April 5, Baldwin Park’s varsity Badminton team took on Sierra Vista in the SV gym, and won 19 out of 21 sets, losing only the Boys Single Division. Being their crosstown rivals, Baldwin Park was ecstatic to challenge Sierra Vista on their own home court, as B.P. had  defeated...

Potterheads Rejoice

Potterheads Rejoice

Andres, Editor

March 20, 2016

 There is a whole new world opening up at Universal Studios Hollywood! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will hold its grand opening on April 7th after two and a half years of construction. The whole project had been estimated to cost $500 million. This number includes upgrades to the surrounding a...

Spring Forward

Spring Forward

Andres Martinez, Editor

March 12, 2016

On Sunday, March 13th, Daylight Saving Time officially starts. At 2:00:00 AM, clocks are turned forward one hour to 3:00:00 AM local daylight time. We will now have extra daylight to complete all the various tasks in our busy lives. However, this sadly means we will also have one less hour of sleep. Although...

Tesla’s New Affordable Electric Car

Tesla's New Affordable Electric Car

Andres Martinez, Editor

March 4, 2016

On February 11th, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, announced on Twitter that Tesla Motors will start accepting reservations ($1,000 down) for the Model 3 at the end of March. The Model 3 is Tesla’s new affordable electric car. For $35,000, people will receive the next generation in Tesla technolo...

Eric Flores Commits To Waldorf College

Eric Flores Commits To Waldorf College

Andres Martinez, Editor

February 26, 2016

Senior Eric Flores committed to Waldorf College, a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Forest City, Iowa. Flores, who played center and defensive tackle on the Baldwin Park High School's varsity football team, received a full ride scholarship based on his football talent. “They offered me a...

Merc With a Mouth: Deadpool (Spoiler Free)

Merc With a Mouth: Deadpool (Spoiler Free)

Andres Martinez, Editor

February 17, 2016

Although Deadpool may seem like any other superhero origin movie, it makes up for its lack of an original plot with its crude humor. From the opening scene to the closing, this movie is sure to fill its hour and forty-eight minute run time with something comedic, whether it’d be sarcasm, satire, or...

Braves Unable To Clinch League Title

Braves Unable To Clinch League Title

Andres Martinez, Leonel Quintana, and Linda Preciado

February 13, 2016

CITY OF INDUSTRY -- On Wednesday, February 10th, the Boys Varsity Basketball team failed to tie for the Montview League title in a devastating loss to Workman High School, with a score of 51-30. “Tonight was probably the closest we’re going to have to what we're going to see in playoffs, so this...

Braves Come Back Against The Gladiators

Braves Come Back Against The Gladiators

Andres Martinez and Arlyn Ruiz

February 11, 2016

On Friday, February 6, the Baldwin Park’s Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Gladstone 48-41, after trailing by 10 points at the half. Captain William Trinidad scored 20 points and Jose Castaneda had 11. The Braves started the first quarter slow and with little energy. Gladstone was seen hustling...