Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Dreamers hope rises as new bill is passed in the House

New Immigration Bills

Luke Perez March 22, 2021

March 18, 2021, the House of Representatives passed two new immigration bills to help “Dreamers” and farmworkers get citizenship here in the U.S. Despite the good intentions of the bill, the Senate and the border crisis prove to be a problem.  The Dreamers The American Dream and Promise Act can...

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Residents in South L.A. Can Get Free or Discounted Uber Rides to USC Vaccination Site

Valeria Yanez March 14, 2021

South L.A. residents will be able to get the vaccine for COVID-19. Uber and the city of Los Angeles is partnering up. Uber will provide residents with discounted and free rides to the University of Southern California. In addition there is a new vaccination site at USC. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office...

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Gov. Cuomo Under Investigation

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 12, 2021

     Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York will be facing an impeachment inquiry for multiple scandals that have plagued his third term in office. Cuomo has refused to resign from office despite multiple allegations of sexual harassment and falsifying death reports for nursing home patients during the...

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Students practicing soccer and football at Schurr High School in Montebello.

California May Soon Reopen

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 10, 2021

Starting next month, California will begin the reopening process. Planned to open are movie theaters, indoor restaurants, and gyms.  Children may also attend school in person as well. Many youth and high school sports teams are already practicing.  California uses a four color tier system ( from...

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Coaches and players get back to work after Newsom cleared indoor and outdoor sports.

High School Sports Are Back!

Luke Perez March 8, 2021

March 4, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom and his administration settled a lawsuit from high school athletes which cleared outdoor and indoor sports to return. Even with new guidelines and rules, schools, players, and parents are eager to get started. The new rules for student athletes include weekly testing...

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Volunteers at Mcclellan park in Sacramento County providing vaccines to those who qualify for it.

Northern California in Red Tier, SoCal counties maybe Next

John Rodriguez March 8, 2021

Southern California is close to reaching the red tier to reopen. However other countries have a head start. Just a couple of days ago counties in Northern California have risen to red tier. San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Napa counties are some of the seven counties in California to be in the red tier.  What...

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Vendors around the East Los Angeles area are relatively safe compared to neighborhoods such as Compton or San Pedro.

Rise in Latino Street Vendor Attacks

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 5, 2021

For about two years, videos of Latino street vendors being robbed and beat in California and other predominantly Hispanic states have circulated the internet. The attacks have brought out feelings of resentment from affected communities. Consequently, "Paleteros" (a general term for Hispanic vendors)...

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Champions League Round of 16 First Leg

Fernando Ramos, Reporter March 2, 2021

The 2020-2021 Champions League round of 16 first leg gave us many surprises, from amazing goals to some very unpredictable results.  This years draw has placed some huge teams up against each other which means there will be an early exit for one of the competitions giants.  Every year the Champions...

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Trump’s Tax Records are in Possession of Manhattan District Attorney

Valeria Yanez March 2, 2021

The District Attorneys Office of Manhattan has taken hold of ex-president Donald Trump's tax records. This Monday's last ruling gained access to Trump's long-awaited and sealed tax records. Danny Frost declared that the subpoena is against the ex-president. The subpoena will include access to Trump's...

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Saudi Arabia Prince Ordered the Death of Washington Post Journalist

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 1, 2021

On February 25, an intelligence report declassified by the Biden administration confirmed the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Prince Muhammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia ordered and approved the kidnapping and murder of Khashoggi in Istanbul, Turkey, in Oct 2018. Khashoggi was a columnist for The...

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A two-part documentary on Tiger Woods called “Tiger” aired on HBO last month detailing his life.

Tiger Woods Severely Injured in Car Crash

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 24, 2021

Yesterday morning, golf prodigy Tiger Woods sustained major injuries after his suv veered off the road into brush in Ranch Palms Verdes.  Despite being alert and aware of the situation, he was unable to move.  Woods was extracted from the car after it was pried open with the jaws of life and was immediately...

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Angela Slader Williamson is an instructor in the C & L Department at Rio Hondo College.

Rio Talks Speaker Series Event with Dr. Angela Williamson

Mimi Castellanos February 19, 2021

Rio Hondo College is excited to announce our RIO Talks Speaker Series Event "Activism Never Sleeps" with Dr. Angela Sadler Williamson. She will be speaking on February 22nd from 3:30-4:30 pm. About Her Williamson earned her doctorate in Human Services from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota....

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