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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

A pumpkin and cobwebs signifying the start of the Halloween spooky season.

2021 Halloween Events in Southern California

Cassidy Anderson October 11, 2021

Spooky season is here, and every year the Halloween holiday brings loads of fun events to participate in. From pumpkin-carving to horrifying mazes, the options are endless. Here’s a list of the top attractions to bring friends and family to this season.  Halloween-Themed Concerts “The Nightmare...

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Carry The Load is a non-profit organization that strives to help those who have served in the military. They hope to honor Veterans by educating and hosting events in which people can donate.

A Message From Rio Hondo College Honoring Veterans Day

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor November 11, 2020

A Message from Mike Garabedian (Dean, Library and Instructional Support at Rio Hondo College): Dear Colleagues, On behalf of Río Hondo College Library, with gratitude and reverence, today we remember the armistice that concluded World War I—'the war to end all wars'—was signed 102 years ago,...

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California Proposition Results

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor November 6, 2020

Proposition 14- Stem Cell Research bond initiative Provides funding for stem cell and neurological research. Pros Provides $5.5 billion towards the expansion of stem cell research. Adds $1.5 billion to research and therapy of nervous system related conditions. Cons Will cost $260 million...

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Final Presidential Debate: Trump V Biden II

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor October 26, 2020

Thursday night, Belmont University in Tennessee hosted the final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former-Vice President Joe Biden. Unlike the previous debate, Kristen Welker mediated the event for the evening. To prevent interruptions, the microphones were muted for the first two...

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While trick or treating may not be appealing this year, there are still plenty of fun activities to do this Halloween season.

What to Do for Halloween During a Pandemic?

Wesley Fukuda October 23, 2020

Halloween is known for many things: trick or treating, scary movies, and costume parties with friends, just to name a few. It is a time where we enjoy the thrills of getting scared, have mischievous fun, and not worry about the condition of our teeth. Now with the whole COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine...

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2020 First Presidential Debate

Lorenzo Arce and Sam Garcia September 30, 2020

Last night, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden exchanged heated words in their first presidential debate. The 95 minute discussion, mediated by Chris Wallace, featured fiery exchanges between the two presidential candidates. Appointing a New Supreme Court Justice There was the...

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California residents can head to the vote.gov site for further information on the upcoming 2020 Elections.

Guide to Voting 2020

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor September 16, 2020

With Election Day right around the corner, the USPS is expected to be running the show this year due to the ongoing pandemic. USPS will be mailing every American a Vote-By-Mail ballot twenty-nine days prior to election. Election Day is on November 3. Voters can also choose to vote in-person. There will...

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City of El Monte Offers Short-Term Relief for Small Businesses

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor May 1, 2020

The city of El Monte developed a short-term relief fund for small employers called The El Monte Business Grant Program. Councilman Jerry Velasco introduced the grant program on Sunday April 24. Eligible businesses would receive a $10,000 stimulus. Online applications opened Monday April 27 at 9 am on...

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COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor April 15, 2020

The city of El Monte opened up a COVID-19 testing facility on Wednesday Apr.15 located at the San Gabriel Valley Airport. Anyone can schedule an appointment online and testing is free. The county of Los Angeles, the city of El Monte and El Monte Community Hospital have all partnered up in order to get...

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren engages the crowd as she addresses her plans for the Green New Deal.

Elizabeth Warren Speaks at ELAC Day Before Super Tuesday Primary Vote

Clarissa Martinez and Gerardo Hernandez March 4, 2020

Senator Elizabeth Warren held a speech Monday night at East Los Angeles College. The event was to highlight Warren's Democratic presidential candidacy platform . Students, families and Warren supporters gathered to listen to the candidate. She spoke on climate change policies, equal pay rights, LGBT...

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Get all your answers during Transfer Day September 2018

Get all your answers during Transfer Day September 2018

Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief September 17, 2018

It's that time of the year to begin college applications for transfer and finalizing your GPA. To help you through the stressful process, Transfer Day will take place on campus Thursday, September 20th. The event will have over 40 University representatives taking questions that include, admission...

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Local artists began dropping off their pieces this weekend, prior to set up.

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Olivia Venegas, Opinion / Lifestyles Editor April 28, 2018

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...

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