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El Monte kick-starts first annual Racing Against Bullying

El Monte kick-starts first annual Racing Against Bullying

Brayan Altamirano, Broadcast Director

September 21, 2018


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The City of El Monte in collaboration with Irwindale Speedway hosted its first annual “Racing Against Bullying”  September 19, 2018. The event hosted over 1,000 students from the Mountain View School District middle schools along with city dignitaries, media outlets, and professional stunt driver...

Workshops for Dreamers

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


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Rio Hondo College always commits to helping undocumented students receive a higher education. The goal is to give Dreamers the tools and information needed to be successful. This is done with guidance councilors, scholarships, and other resources to push Dreamers forward. Due to this, Rio Hondo will be...

Cut the Wait and Pay ahead using Rio Cafe Ness App

Cut the Wait and Pay ahead using Rio Cafe Ness App

Erika Suarez, Digital Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018


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Angela Bunyachatpirom, who goes by “Maam” is Rio Café’s manager and has big plans for the café. Maam says, “only a few students have come by to pick up their food using the app. It’s new, so not a lot of students know about it.” Rio Café put their first test run on the app last week,...

Tesla Bonds Are Falling Apart

Tesla Bonds Are Falling Apart

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

September 12, 2018


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People on Wall Street are unsure if a massive company like Tesla will be able to pay back the debt they owe. Bonds of $1.8 billionare due in August 2025 and on friday they hit a new record low. Trading for 84 cents on the dollar. It went down from being 98 cents just last year. Experts worry for Tesl...

Rio Hondo College honors 911 Fallen First Responders

Rio Hondo College honors 911 Fallen First Responders

Noah Garcia and Brayan Altamirano

September 11, 2018


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Rio Hondo College honors the fallen First Responders that sacrificed their lives during the 911 events.

Shooting at Downey Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Shooting at Downey Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

September 11, 2018


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A 34- year- old Hispanic male from Lynwood walked into Kaiser Permanente Hospital on the 9000 block of Imperial Hwy  around 11 a.m. screaming, “I have a gun and people are gonna die." Sources inside the building said they heard six to seven shots fired. Downey Police Department did not confirm...

India’s Gay Sex Rights Uplifted from Ban

India’s Gay Sex Rights Uplifted from Ban

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Lifestyle/Opinion Editor

September 11, 2018


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September 6, 2018, will go down in history for India’s LGBTQ community. The country celebrated their liberation of the Supreme Court’s standing of gay sex. In conservative India. A country holds more than 1.3 billion people, will mark this day on how people will view gays and lesbians. India looks...

Rio Round Up 9/10

Rio Round Up 9/10

Luis Gutierrez

September 10, 2018


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Catch up on events happening on campus for the week of September 10.

RHC offers support and resources on Suicide Prevention Day

Michael Martinez, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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Suicide Prevention Day at Rio Hondo is offering help for students in room SS230 provided at no charge to registered students. Students will encounter stress for a variety of reasons including; academics, family problems, responsibilities, social life, work, and financial concerns. The services help provide...

Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Brings End of Summer Family Fun Foster Youth Event on Sept. 8

Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Brings End of Summer Family Fun Foster Youth Event on Sept. 8

Erika Suarez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


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Foster youth in Los Angeles County, invites families and caregivers to attend a fun and entertaining event from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area. Providing resource information about education, employment, and other needed resources. The 3D (Dedication, Determination,...

3 killed, suspect dead after shooting in Cincinnati’s Fountain Square

3 killed, suspect dead after shooting in Cincinnati’s Fountain Square

Eliott C. McLaughlin and Carma Hassan/CNN

September 6, 2018


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A Shooting killed three people Thursday at the Fifth Third Center in Cincinnati's Fountain Square, Ohio and leaving two injured. Read full story (Click Here)

Delta Fire Scorches Cover 15,000 Acres In Less Than A Day

Delta Fire Scorches Cover 15,000 Acres In Less Than A Day

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

September 6, 2018


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There have been fires raging through northern California for some time now. A current event took a toll that no one really expected. The Delta Fire had originally started as 3 different ones then merged into one fire. At one of the peaks of the fire, it was covering one mile an hour. The Firefighters...

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