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Boots on the ground

Boots on the ground

BY RUTHIE RETANA / COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAILY

August 9, 2018


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Rio Hondo College’s Roadrunner Crew 77 has been called up for the second time this summer – this time to assist crews battling the massive Ferguson Fire that is threatening Yosemite National Park. The crew, led by a U.S. Forest Service crew boss, includes 17 recent graduates of the college’s...

LA County Sheriffs and Operation Healthy Hearts Provide Showers and More for Homeless

LA County Sheriffs and Operation Healthy Hearts Provide Showers and More for Homeless

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

July 9, 2018


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Homelessness has been a longstanding issue in Los Angeles. The homeless rate jumped 75% in the last six years, according to a LA Times report. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) has plans to help those unfortunate this summer and beyond. HOST an...

“AMLO” New Elected Mexican President

“AMLO” New Elected Mexican President

Aaron Martinez, Managing Editor

July 1, 2018


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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is the new elected Mexican president. This was the third time that AMLO ran for Mexican presidency, he had run back for the first and second time with PRD party in 2006 against former president Felipe Calderon and in 2012 against the current president Enrique Pena Nieto. This...

The Exceptional Cruelty of a No-Hugging Policy

The Exceptional Cruelty of a No-Hugging Policy

Ashley Fetters / The Atlantic, Staff Writer / The Atlantic

June 20, 2018


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Fire Breaks Out at Rio Hondo Parking Lot

Fire Breaks Out at Rio Hondo Parking Lot

Luis Gutierrez, Reporter

June 19, 2018


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Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 19 a loud boom was heard coming from the student parking lot area at Rio Hondo College. At first, the sound could be mistaken for a loud gunshot or a car crash, but upon further inspection, it was neither of those. It was a parked BMW X 5 that had caught flames in student pa...

Fire at Bosque Del Rio Hondo in S. El Monte

Fire at Bosque Del Rio Hondo in S. El Monte

Aaron Martinez

May 30, 2018


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A fire was contained as Bosque Del Rio Hondo in South El Monte was burning, the cause is still unknown. The smoke could be seen from all of it's surroundings, such as Rio Hondo College, Montebello Mall and Whittier Narrows Legg Lake on May 30. Brayan Altamirano...

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


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Rio Hondo’s Tesla START program now has its first batch of graduates. Ten students received recognition for completing the 12-week course this spring at a ceremony held in Rio’s automotive shop Wednesday, May 23. The ten graduates have been hired at various Tesla locations in California and one in Arizon...

Farewell to Executive Dean of Counseling, Dr. Mike Munoz

Farewell to Executive Dean of Counseling, Dr. Mike Munoz

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

May 22, 2018


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Dr. Mike Munoz, Executive Dean of Counseling and Student services said farewell to Rio Hondo College May 10. Munoz is leaving Rio Hondo after 11 years to become Long Beach City College’s new Vice President of Student Support Services. “This opportunity was a professional growth opportunity and...

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