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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...

Farewell Dr. Mike Muñoz

May 22, 2018


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Whittier Hosts Super Hero Movie Night

Whittier Hosts Super Hero Movie Night

Anthony Moreno

May 14, 2018


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The City of Whittier hosted its first Super Hero Movie Night recently. Held at Parnell Park families got to enjoy a special night under the stars! The Whittier Youth Network (WYN) Club screened Disney/Pixar's The Incredibles. Just in time for the superhero family sequel which has been 14 years in the...

Jean Hegland Speaks at Writes of Spring 2018

Jean Hegland Speaks at Writes of Spring 2018

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Rio Hondo College’s Writes of Spring Festival concluded today with many great authors and speakers. Raised in Washington about eight miles from the Ohio border Hegland knew she loved reading at a young age. The now college professor said she felt “lucky to be born into a family of readers.” Hegland teaches...

ASRHC Student Government Elections Currently Taking Place

ASRHC Student Government Elections Currently Taking Place

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018


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Elections for The Associated Students of Rio Hondo College are happening now. The ASRHC student government is the students' voice among the Rio Hondo administration. Seventeen candidates are running for eight offices, including president. El Paisano News and its staff do not endorse any candidate in ASHRC. On Monday, ni...

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 28, 2018


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The sixth annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest will open to the public Friday, May 4 at the Clarke Estate from 3pm to 11pm. The free event highlights and hosts local and international artists. There will be all kinds of art ranging from film to live trompe l’oeil exhibitions. Artists from painters to...

Wildfire Breaks Out at Whittier Narrows Reservoir

Wildfire Breaks Out at Whittier Narrows Reservoir

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2018


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A wildfire broke out Saturday afternoon in the Whittier Narrows Reservoir in Montebello. Traffic piled up on Rosemead Boulevard as dozens of spectators lined up along the guard rail to take pictures. The smoke billowed along the horizon, visible for miles in any direction. Jocelyn Saldivar, a student...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


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Barbara Bush, the former First Lady and wife of President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday evening at age 92. According to CNN, Bush had been hospitalized over the course of the past year for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. On Sunday, reports came out that Bush...

The L.A. City Council Approves New Laws For Housing Homeless People

Angelica Perez, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted on two new laws to make housing homeless people an easier process. The laws that were presented to the Los Angeles City Council were approved Wednesday morning. Before the vote, Councilman Jose Huizar said "the law will allow homeless housing projec...

Violence Intervention Program

Jose Ahumada, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Rio Hondo College is having workshops as part of the Violence Intervention Program (V.I.P) for the month of April which is Sexual Assault Awareness month. The goal of this program is to bring awareness on campus about sexual assault For this week there will be posters outside of the Student Union...

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