Friday, January 23, 2015

Measles in Disneyland
The “happiest place earth” recently had an outbreak of the disease, measles. Measles are an infectious, viral disease that causes fever and a horrible rash on skin. Majority of the people who got this disease weren't vaccinated. According to www.npr.orgCalifornia officials say a measles outbreak that started in Disneyland has sickened 59 people in California and eight more across Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado and Mexico.” Dr. William Schaffner, an disease expert stated that “No other virus that we know spreads that readily.” Theme parks and crowded places are most likely to have a disease spread and unfortunately Disneyland was one of them. If you want to help to stop the spread, begin with the measles vaccination that will keep you 99% protected from the horrible disease.


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

8th Grade Laguna Middle School Basketball

Laguna Middle School Record Breaking Score

Laguna Middle School's boys basketball team had the best game of the season! Laguna's team won against Flamson Middle School with a high scoring game of 88-22! One player scored his first 3 pointer of the season giving the lancers a bigger lead in the game. This win encouraged a spread on social media. "Mia's News Stories:LAMS states that "A post on Instagram by a player expresses his surprise of the lead they kept." The Lancer's are confident in winning their next game.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Bear Valley Mountain Resort

New Year's skiing was snow good!!

After a year of waiting, Bear Valley Mountain Resort accumulated a 36 inch base of snow this January. On New Year's Day skiers and snowboarders where shocked with the strong gusting winds. All of the fresh snow layer from the previous night was blown away revealing a slippery, icy layer. Skiers and snowboarders had trouble on the slopes with these conditions. These winds were so powerful that one of the pine trees fell down onto the Polar Express lift (located on the backside of the mountain). The lift was closed for the rest of January 1rst. This lift being closed caused chaos on the mountain. There were many skiers and snowboarders in line for the only other lift accessible at the time on the backside of the mountain. This reporter talked to 14 year old advanced skier, Jacob Andreatta to explain further on this topic. "Bear Valley was very icy, busy, and windy which was surprising considering the snow was very fresh and nice a few days prior." said Jacob. New Year's skiing was snow good!!!