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El Paisano

Feature:

Feature:

Elizabeth Toy, Copyeditor
May 23, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Suzanne Frederickson had no idea that she’d be chased by a stampede of elephants when she went on a game drive in South Africa, but as someone who goes with the flow, it’s no surprise she adapted, reacted and prevailed as she has in so many other avenues of her life.   While on the game drive, ...

Creative birthday gifts on a budget

Arlene Torres, Staff Writer
May 23, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Birthdays are constsntly coming up for friends and family, which means more money to spend on gifts or trips for their special day. Most students can not afford luxury and forgo the gifts, however, there are plenty of ways to show that special person you care without breaking the bank. Here are some...

Student Spotlight:

Student Spotlight:

Arlene Torres, Staff Writer
May 15, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Tomas Morales is an aspiring businessman with a flare for writing, debate and a passion for the arts. He has accomplished many things in his short time at Rio Hondo College, winning awards for the forensic speech and debate team as well as placing first in the recent River Deep writing competition. Moral...

Local pizzeria offers unique ingredients for customized pizzas

Local pizzeria offers unique ingredients for customized pizzas

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Pizza is one of the most popular meal options, yet many pizza parlors offer the same experience in decor, pizza choices and style. At a price of $8.25, Blaze Pizza offers college students and customers a chance to create their own pizza. Similar to Subway or Chipotle, a customer has to move along a ...

Coachella Survival Guide: 8 Helpful Hints

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
April 22, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Coachella is an annual music festival which showcases several different types of art and music. Taking place in the Colorado Desert in Indio California, the predicted average temperature of 2016’s Coachella is expected to range from the 80’s to the high 90’s.The musicians playing this year inc...

Rio alumnus paves his way west

Rio alumnus paves his way west

Elizabeth Toy, Copyeditor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

"Go West, where the birds run fast and time runs slow. “Go west, where the stars are bright and the moon is close.” Joel Nakamura is a successful artist and illustrator, always looking for his next project as he continues to explore new frontiers. Joel received the 2015 Gelett Burgess Children...

Student spotlight:

Student spotlight:

Natalie Solano, Lifestyles Editor
March 17, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

A man whose life revolves around his mission to spread the art of music across the world. “Advice for starters, don’t rely on others, shooting stars and comets, perfect night for stardom”, lyrics from the song Balance by Phelix of Illosophy. Better known to Rio Hondo College as Adrian Felix, a...

Chanel and Off-White steal the show at Paris Fashion Week this year

Chanel and Off-White steal the show at Paris Fashion Week this year

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Paris hosted another Fashion Week beginning March 7 featuring the Fall 2016 women's lines from fashion houses such as Valentino, Dior, Chanel and the up-and-coming label, Off-White. Both Chanel and Off-White stole the show this year, showcasing simple yet creative designing skills in their upcomin...

Top three spring break destinations

Top three spring break destinations

Arlene Torres, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

With spring break approaching, many students and faculty alike are planning trips out of town or already thinking of fun things to do. Here are a few great destination hot spots, local and out-of-town. Huntington Beach There are many things to do in Huntington Beach for all ages. It is more than j...

Rachel Zoe takes over The Grove in Los Angeles

Rachel Zoe takes over The Grove in Los Angeles

Eligia Garcia, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Designer Rachel Zoe has a new fashion territory with her first-ever pop-up fashion destination. Not only is she an amazing fashion designer, she is a creative director, an entrepreneur, an author, a mother and she has her own blow-out salon called Dreamdry. She is also designing a namesake clothing line and...

Spring/Summer ’16 fashion collections to look forward to

Spring/Summer ’16 fashion collections to look forward to

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor
February 27, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

As winter comes to an end and daylight saving time approaches, many fashion houses and street-wear brands are releasing their Spring/Summer 2016 collections. From sold-out collections to new releases and upcoming previews; here are some S/S '16 collections to look forward to in the next few weeks...

Piano-Piano is a place everyone can call home

Piano-Piano is a place everyone can call home

Jocie Ortega, Staff Writer
February 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

You’ve had a long day at work and in class and you feel the need to unwind and perhaps have a drink or two. Piano-Piano is the perfect place to do that. Piano-Piano opened in 2014 to create an atmosphere like no other. Piano-Piano is a bar, restaurant and a dueling piano show located at 555 W. Foothill...

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