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Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under News, Top Stories

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was found guilty March 15 on obstructing a federal investigation into corruption within county jails and lying to cover up the interference as reported by the Los Angeles Times. The verdict, that jurors reached on their second day of deliberations, leaves a ...

Kellyanne Conway’s comments add fuel to the fire

Kellyanne Conway’s comments add fuel to the fire

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
March 15
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Recently, President Trump’s senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway, made comments based off of Trump’s previous claims suggesting that former president Barack Obama had wire tapped his telephone with a number of different devices. Conway was quick to clarify that she did not intend to accuse the former...

U.S. Attorney Fired After Refusing Jeff Sessions’ Order to Resign

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 15
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One of the most prominent U.S. prosecutors, Preet Bharara, was fired Mar. 11 after refusing to step down, according to The Guardian. In a tweet Bharara said, “I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the U.S. Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life.” During...

Ousted Egyptian President Mubarak to be released from prison

Jennifer Espana, Staff Writer
March 15
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Hosni Mubarak, the former president of Egypt who was overthrown in 2011 due to an uprising formed by the people, is set to be released from prison after a six year sentence. Originally sentenced to life in jail, Mubarak’s time was cut short when the jury cleared him of all charges. The court had previously...

Californians complain of contaminated tap water

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under News

Thousands of Californians have recently begun to complain about their water being contaminated. NBC 7 news had discovered that more than 3,000 people in the San Diego area are without safe tap water. State investigations showed high levels of arsenic, uranium, nitrates and lead in the tap water supply...

WikiLeaks leaks “Vault 7” regarding CIA’s hacking capabilities

WikiLeaks leaks “Vault 7” regarding CIA’s hacking capabilities

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
March 15
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WikiLeaks commenced its latest series of leaks code-named “Vault 7,” including 8,761 documents and files regarding the United States Central Intelligence Agency’s powerful hacking tools that can target everyday devices including smart televisions, cell phones, and cars. The U.S. government is...

Hydration Station now open

Rick Loza, Staff Writer
May 3
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Hydration Station Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held in the Student Lounge on April 20 at 2 p.m. with the President of the Associated Students, William Ashby, and President Dreyfuss giving a few words about the project ceremony. “This hydration station will provide the campus community with a...

El Paisano editors are awarded scholarships

Rick Loza, Staff Writer
April 16
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Two Rio Hondo Journalism students have been awarded a total of $500 in scholarships from the Greater Los Angeles Press Club. LAPC representative Fernando Del Rio presented the students with their checks last week. The two students are Editor-In-Chief and online and print News Editor Angela Hernandez...

Guest speaker informs students on Music Therapy

Rick Loza, Staff Writer
March 14
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Rio Hondo’s Student Health and Psychological services invited local Music Therapist who brought together music and therapy with Music Medicine, on March 9, at noon in SU 201. Katherine Halliwell, a Music Therapist, has been assisting individuals for eight years, informed students on how music therapy he...

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Women’s tennis team gets win over LBCC

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo women's tennis team got a strong win versus Long Beach City College on March 3 with a final score of 9-0. The team currently has an overall record of 2-6. This is only their second win of the season, but the Lady Roadrunners showed exactly what they're capable of against LBCC as they mercilessly...

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