Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

India’s Second COVID-19 Surge is the Worst Yet

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor May 6, 2021

India has been overwhelmed with record breaking numbers of COVID 19 cases. This is the worst surge of the pandemic to date. The Surge According to Reuters, more than 300,000 people a day have been infected for over a week straight. Every day breaks each previous day’s record. As of April 30, India...

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Stampede in Israel leave many Dead

John Rodriguez May 5, 2021

On Friday 100,000 people had gathered at a religious celebration in Israel. Gathering to celebrate a holiday on Mount Merrion in northern Israel. Despite all the warning from authorities on the risk of getting Covid 19. The celebration in Israel drew tens of thousands of Ultra-Othodox Jews left at least...

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Starbucks face Oat Milk Shortage

Luke Perez May 4, 2021

The super popular Starbucks started offering oat milk back in January 2020 to only their midwest locations. After expanding the dairy alternative nationwide, Starbucks is facing a shortage of the Oatly's Oat Milk. The popularity of oat milk grew so much within a few years. The Swedish company Oatly...

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Gunman Opens Fire on Five People, Kills Two

John Rodriguez May 3, 2021

Early Tuesday morning, a series of drive by shootings at different locations in Los Angeles left two dead. The suspect gunman had led the police to a three-hour pursuit and a deadly freeway standoff in Orange County. Authorities stated that the gunman died in the shootout on the Orange County freeway.  The...

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Alabama Bans Transgender Girls from Competing in Female Sports, Florida following Their Footsteps

Mimi Castellanos May 3, 2021

While the many controversies arise within the past year, LGBTQ+ community are pulled into another dispute. On April 23, Alabama becomes one of the first states to ban transgender girls from participating in women sports. Alabama's Reason Reasoning that Alabama is one of the conservative states, Republican...

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Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021

Luke Perez April 29, 2021

April 22, 2021, local congresswoman Linda Sánchez and other 41 congress members made Earth Day special by sponsoring The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021. The bill plans to decrease pollution, boost the economy, and improve Americans’ health. The Carbon Fee Now fossil fuels like...

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The US-Mexico Border Crisis

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor April 28, 2021

Larger numbers of immigrants have flooded the US-Mexico border than ever before since the beginning of the year. Activists and members of the Latino community have looked to put blame on someone for the crisis. What Exactly are the Cages for? The surge began amid former president Donald Trump’s campaign...

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Graphic image of new COVID cases in the state of California given by The New York Times.

California has lowest COVID case rate in US

John Rodriguez April 27, 2021

The state of California now has the lowest COVID case rate in the United States as of the third week of April.  California Beginning of the Year In the beginning of the year, California had one of the highest rates of COVID cases. On January 1st, the state had an average of 37,957 cases of the coronavirus....

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COVID-19 Cases Rise in Japan, Will the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Continue?

Mimi Castellanos April 27, 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics Pending Since the multiple strands of COVID-19 have been plaguing the earth, sports events risk their continuation. With the Olympics being postponed to this July, there are still concerns of possible cancellation. The Liberal Democratic Party’s No.2 Torisho Nikai says the games...

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13 year old boy shot and killed by Chicago PD

“Adam, during the last second of his life, did not have a gun in his hand. The officer screamed at him, ‘Show me your hands.’ Adam complied,” Adeena Weiss-Ortiz said, attorney of the Toledo family.
Viviana Reyes April 26, 2021

On March 29th, Chicago PD shot and killed a Latino 13 year old boy. Initial report claims that the boy, Adam Toledo, was still holding the gun in his hand when he was shot by 34 year old Officer Eric Stillman. Footage released from both a police body cam and surveillance video from a nearby buildings...

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Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murdering George Floyd

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor April 21, 2021

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty on all three counts of murdering George Floyd.  The Incident Last May, Chauvin and three other officers arrested Floyd for paying with an alleged counterfeit bill at a market called Cup Foods. Body cam footage showed officers approaching...

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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine on Pause

John Rodriguez April 21, 2021

On April 13th, vaccination sites throughout Southern California are pausing distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.  According to the CDC website, nearly more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine had been administered in the United States. There had been many reports of...

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