The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

Paradise Pier is Gone Forever

Paradise Pier is Gone Forever

Sean Muse, Staff Writter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features

January 8th was the official closure of one of the favorite areas in all of California Adventure, Paradise Pier. This section of the park has basically stayed the same since its opening in 2001. With little tweaks throughout the years the overall feel has been been the same: a California Pier side Fair....

Valentine’s Day Political Puns

February 13, 2018


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What did Joe Biden tell his valentine? "I've been Biden my time to tell you how I feel, valentine" What did Barack tell his wife on Valentine's day? "You Barack my world" How did James Madison greet his valentine? "I am the father of the Constitution, will you be the mother?" W...

Should You Get an ASB Card?

Should You Get an ASB Card?

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features

For years Baldwin Park High School has been selling students ASB cards for $40. What is an ASB card? With your purchase, you get a stamp on the bottom of your ID. This colored stamp will provide you with free or reduced price access to Baldwin Park High School events that require a purchase for entry....

Christmas At Disneyland

Christmas At Disneyland

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Friday, November 10th, was the official start of the Christmas season at Disneyland. As soon as Halloween Day passes, Christmas decorations go up extremely fast. All of Main Street U.S.A. is garnished in garlands and there is a towering 60 feet Christmas tree that welcomes you at the Town Square....

A Boy and his Guitar

A Boy and his Guitar

Reyna Sanchez, Staff writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

To some Mark Lam is a regular old senior at Baldwin Park High School. He's known for being in water polo and swim, but what many don't know about Mark is his stress relieving hobby, which is jamming on his guitar. Mark's passion started back in 7th grade when his cousin introduced him "to...

Too Much Sauce

Too Much Sauce

Reyna Sanchez, Staff writer

October 20, 2017


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Nothing new but a return for one of McDonald's underrated sauces known as Szechuan sauce. Thanks to the famous animated show Rick and Morty, McDonalds brought out the old recipe books. Rick and Morty is a show on Adultswim  about a character named Rick Sanchez who out of the blue comes to stay wit...

MORE-Chestra

MORE-Chestra

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The number of players in this years BPHS Orchestra class has peaked at 78 students, the highest it's ever been. Compared to last year’s 65, the class has grown by 13 students. Eleven of those 13 had never touched a string instrument before, and the other two are returning to their instruments a...

I Like My Raw Men

I Like My Raw Men

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


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Ramen is the food that fuels us when we are hungry, when we are desperate, and when we are just too bothered to cook a real meal. However, many people only know one side to the delicacy, thinking that they can only follow the steps specified on the package. But rules are meant to be broken. Luisa...

Summer Nights

Summer Nights

Jonathan Frias and Genesis De la Luz

May 24, 2017


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The end of another stressful school year is here, so what are students planning to do this summer? Antonio Valadez is exiting high school and getting ready for college. Before he starts another four years, he wants to relax. "My summer plan is to enjoy summer before I have to deal with the stress...

iPhone 8: The New Era

iPhone 8: The New Era

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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Although the iPhone is already one of the most popular smartphones on the available market, Apple’s iconic smartphone will take things to the next level once the iPhone 8 is released later this year. 2017 is a momentous year, as it marks ten years of the Apple iPhone and it won’t be surprising...

Churros on Wheels

Churros on Wheels

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


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Ridges was in town! What is Ridges you ask? Ridges is an Instagram famous food truck, or rather a churro truck, that offers creative and sugary treats involving churros. Their speciality treats are Cinnamon Sugar, Nutella Nut, Salted Caramel, and Fruity Pebbles, all under $10. The Rigdes Truck location is oftentimes posted via their...

Round Two. Photo shoot!

Round Two. Photo shoot!

Vanessa Tovar, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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BALDWIN PARK, CA-- On Tuesday morning, May 2nd, senior Braves had an early call time to take a second group panoramic picture. "I didn't even show up because I didn't want to wake up that early," stated senior Andres Aguilar. For the first panoramic picture the Braves were able to sit up on t...

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