BLOTTER: Suspect flees flea market after hitting employee and traffic cones

Share: Monday, April 29, 2024:  12:23 a.m.: The officer observed a male walking in the quad area on the CEC campus. The officer flashed his unit lights and the subject left towards Foothill Blvd.  1:47 a.m.: The officer contacted a female charging her phone near the CA building. The subject was advised to leave and complied.  4:12 a.m.: Staff reported a male possibly defacing an electrical charging station in lot 7. The officer checked the area but did not find evidence of vandalism. The subject …

Are unique baby names quirky or ridiculous?

Share: Increasing desires for individualism and distinctiveness among generations of parents have led to waves of slightly modified traditional names or outright eccentric names being given to children. There’s been a noticeable trend of parents wanting unique or unheard-of baby names, and it’s the next generation who has to endure them.  One great example of the unique baby name apocalypse is TikToker Nara Smith who was ready to welcome her third baby alongside her husband Lucky Blue Smith. A new addition to her family meant …

Crawl out of your vault and go check out ‘Fallout’

Share: Amazon’s live-action adaptation television series “Fallout,” doesn’t fail to impress new viewers or old fans with its faithful rendition of the post-apocalyptic video game series. The show satisfies what one should expect from Fallout: nuclear wastelands, cynical humor, jazzy music, ominous mutants, and bloody violence. Premiering on Prime Video with 8 episodes for its first season, “Fallout” doesn’t directly adapt from any of the existing games but rather expands on them as a chronological continuance of the series. Starring Ella Purnell, Aaron Moten, and …

BookTok’s smut obsession encourages overconsumption of mediocre literature

Share: BookTok’s infatuation with mediocre writing padded by spicy, sexy romance has resulted in a surge of “fast fashion books” to capitalize on this demand. You’ll find the latest celebrity author obsession or one of those samey flowery, pastel-covered romance novels under the #BookTok shelf. Modern literature has decreased in quality after BookTok began promoting anything with a hint of digestible smut, oversaturating the publishing industry and burying genuinely well-crafted novels with the same spin of fantasy and romance.  BookTok doesn’t hide their love for …