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The Upbringings of a Chef

A collection of photos of Tommy Phan growing up through the years.

Stephinie Phan, Co-Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

Fresh off the boat from Vietnam, a six-year-old boy learns to go through the ruthless eyes of the American lifestyle. A difficulty that consist of language barriers, cultural differences, and personal welfare that some people could never fathom. Tommy Phan is now a 29-year-old chef living in La Puente, Calif...

Soccer making its return around the world

Soccer making its return around the world

Bryan Chavez, Reporter

May 14, 2020

Soccer's return around the world gets closer and closer. We begin to see teams around Europe beginning to prepare for the return of their respected league. Teams in England are delighted with the news, the league is set to return Jun.1. La Liga is set to make its return Jun.12. Which is why most team...

LA County to extend Stay-At-Home orders

Sam Garcia, News Editor

May 14, 2020

While Los Angeles County’s stay-at home order technically ends on Friday, residents can expect these restrictions to last through the summer. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer acknowledged as much during a Board of Directors meeting yesterday.  “We are being guided by science and data tha...

El Monte Launches Rental Assistance Program in Response to COVID-19

A screenshot from El Monte's website displaying the Rental Assistance Program, a COVID-19 relief fund of $1,200 for renters within the community.

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor

May 8, 2020

The city of El Monte launched a grant program on Tuesday May 6 that will provide one-time rental assistance up to $1,200. The program is a response effort to help residents that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. The program is directed towards low-income households that have experienced a...

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

The City of El Monte introduced the El Monte Business Grant Program on April 24, 2020 to provide 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...

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport

El Monte Community Hospital teams up with LA county and El Monte Representatives as COVID-19 testing site opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport Wednesday morning.

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...

Angeleno COVID-19 Card For Emergency Financial Assistance

Angeleno COVID-19 Card For Emergency Financial Assistance

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor

April 15, 2020

What is the Angeleno Card? With support from the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles, the Angeleno Card provides financial assistance for in-need households via no-fee prepaid cards provided by Mastercard's City Possible network in amounts determined according to the follo...

Shenzhen Becomes First Chinese City to Ban Consumption of Dogs and Cats

With the threat of the coronavirus hanging over the world, Shenzhen, China’s fifth largest city, has taken precautions to slow down the spread of the virus. Effective May 1, the consumption of cats and dogs will be banned.

Sam Garcia, News Editor

April 12, 2020

Last Thursday, the city of Shenzhen announced legislation to ban the sale and consumption of dogs and cats, making it the first city in China to do so. The move comes after a similar announcement in Feb, when Chinese authorities banned the sale and consumption of wildlife meat. That announcement ca...

LAFC vs Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami

LAFC vs Inter Miami became the most most watched MLS Season-opener on ESPN and ESPN Deportes since 2011.

Gerardo Hernandez, Co-Opinion Editor

March 5, 2020

Los Angeles Football Club hosted Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami on Sunday, Mar.1, 2020, in what was a hotly contested battle. More than an hour before kickoff, LAFC’s 3252 began to let Miami feel the entire pressure of Los Angeles. Outside, the smoky aroma of the barbeque’s filled the ...

Elizabeth Warren Speaks at ELAC Day Before Super Tuesday Primary Vote

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

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, LGB...

Women’s Basketball: Rio Hondo Vs. Cypress

Donteylor Maxwell (right) helped power the Lady Roadrunners to a three quarter lead. It wasn't enough as Rio Hondo fell to visiting Chargers of Cypress College 73-66

Stephinie Phan, Co-Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Last Friday, Feb.28, was an eventful day for the Rio Hondo College women’s Basketball team. They held on strong against the Cypress College Chargers, the No. 9th seed in the Southern California Regional Playoffs. They were ahead for three quarters before falling short and suffering a loss in the fin...

The Champions League Dream Lives On

Carlos Vela netted his 43rd goal In his last 42 official matches.

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor

February 28, 2020

Los Angeles Football Club’s first CONCACAF Champions League run is far from over after defeating Club Leon 3-0 at Banc of California Stadium,Thursday, February 27. The Black and Gold overturned the aggregate goal count against one of Mexico’s best, after losing 2-0 in Mexico last week. LAFC will ...

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