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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The study found the motivations for purchase vary.

The Effects of Loot Boxes on Mental Health

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter April 21, 2021

Background The recent study done for the UK House Of Lords went over the harms of gaming loot boxes. The effects of loot boxes are both psychological and monetary. The results showed a disproportionate amount of spending on loot boxes from a small percentage of purchasers. It noted that in the dataset...

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Former Sheriff’s Detective Found After Killing Ex-wife and Passengers

Luke Perez April 20, 2021

Monday morning of April 19, 2021, a former Sheriff's detective who was on the run was arrested for killing his ex-wife and two others. The domestic incident took place in Austin, TX on April 18, 2021 and the manhunt lasted till Monday morning. The alleged suspect is Stephen Nicholas Broderick. He...

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This year’s participants taking a group photo via zoom. The program’s advisor and journalism professor, Wendy Carrera , is in the middle.

El Paisano Takes on JACC Once Again

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor April 14, 2021

El Paisano’s staff of 2019-2020 participated in JACC 2021 again and won 18 awards overall. JACC  is a state-wide junior college convention that consist of writing, editing, and photography competitions as well as guest speakers giving advice to staff and instructors. The keynote speakers who participated...

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dies at 99

The Queen said her husband’s death left a “huge void” in her life.
Viviana Reyes April 13, 2021

On Friday April 9th, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away. He was 99 years old. The Buckingham Palace said that he passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle. That evening, the bells from London’s Westminster Abbey rung 99 times to honor him, which was where...

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3.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Huntington Park

Fernando Ramos, Reporter April 7, 2021

On Thursday, many citizens were surprised and woken up with a 3.2 magnitude earthquake just 1 mile off Huntington Park. The earthquake was felt a little less than 9 miles away from the epicenter of the earthquake. In a state that is constantly under the threat of a big earthquake happening at any time...

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Nation’s Capitol on Edge After Car Crashes into Two Officers; Killing One

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor April 7, 2021

One Capitol Police officer was killed and another severely injured by a car that rammed though a barricade protecting the US Capitol building on April 2. The driver ran towards officers wielding a knife. shot and killed he was. The Incident The attack occurred at 1 a.m. at a  police checkpoint on...

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The Crackdown at Echo Park

Hundreds of homeless people evicted out of Echo Park.
Viviana Reyes April 6, 2021

Echo Park Lake is a famous Los Angeles landmark with it’s swan boats and beautiful view of the LA skyline. The man-made lake was a reservoir but later turned into a park in 1892. The spot is a popular tourist attraction in movies, tv shows, that  locals love to relax at. The homeless problem became...

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OC Police shut down office complex after taking down the gunman.

Orange County Suspected Planned Shooting

Luke Perez April 6, 2021

March 31, 2021 in Orange, CA., a shooting took place at an office complex. The gunman took the lives of four people, including a nine year old boy. Aminadab Gonzalez, 44, was the gunman. He arrived at the complex and locked the gates with cables. After reports of shooting, the police arrived and broke...

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Metropolitan Police outside of London subway after explosion in 2017 .

The Case Of Sarah Everard

When will women be able to feel safe in public?
Viviana Reyes March 25, 2021

All over the world, the case of Sarah Everard has sparked outrage. Sarah was a 33 year old women who had disappeared on March 3rd, 2021 in South London. She was last seen leaving her friend’s house at 9pm in the neighborhood of Claphamn to walk to her apartment in Brixton. Sarah had taken this walk...

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Major Garrett of CBS giving advice to attendees via zoom at this year’s JACC convention.

Major Garrett of CBS Host JACC

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 24, 2021

Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, was a Keynote speaker for this year’s JACC convention. Despite being held virtually, many junior college correspondents and advisors from across the country managed to attend Garret’s session to gain knowledge in the journalism industry. “Journalism...

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Eyewitnesses recorded videos regarding the commotion in the parking lot and inside the store. It also shows employees and store shoppers hiding and fleeing the area to safety.

Boulder, Colorado Grocery Shooting: 2nd U.S. Mass Shooting in One Week

Mimi Castellanos March 23, 2021

Yesterday on March 22, a mass shooting occurred in Boulder, Colorado. On a quiet Monday afternoon, a gunman killed 10 people, including a police officer at a King Soopers Supermarket. It was a sad day in Boulder being the second mass shooting in a week, following the Atlanta shooting on March 16. The...

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Ralph Dumanil holding STOP ASIAN HATE sign to encourage people to stop the hate as he knows Asians are a target in the US.

Asian Hate Crime on the Rise

John Rodriguez March 22, 2021

The latest string of hate in America has been towards Anti Asians making this a crisis today. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been almost 4,000 crimes against Anti Asians. Violence with these racist attacks have spiked across the US. Compared to the previous year before the pandemic, Anti...

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