Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

A insurrectionist pepper sprays  police officers in front of the Capitol on Jan 6.

“Justice for J6” Rally Mostly Uneventful

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2021

The right-wing “Justice for J6” event scheduled for Sept 18 ended without major incident. A large law enforcement presence met the smaller than expected crowd. Police arrested two armed individuals. Most of the crowd consisted of media.  Ahead of the event, the fences and a barricade of dump...

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Due to the pandemic, ballots were sent out months in advance.

California Says “No” to the Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom remains in office after the special recall failed tonight. With 65% of the vote in his favor, Newsom succeeded in stopping one of 46 candidates from taking office. Newsom was able to rally his base around the his “Stop the Republican Recall” campaign that drew support from celebrities,...

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Halloween Horror Nights promotion billboard at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights: Giving Us the Comeback we Have All Been Waiting For

Valeria Yanez and Yasmine Poot September 10, 2021

Covid Precautions Halloween Horror Nights 2021 is back this year with its greatest comeback yet. Last year's Covid-19 pandemic forced Universal studios to cancel halloween horror nights last October 2020. Here are some things that have changed. Universal is taking precautions by providing their...

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Forward and Captain Carlos Vela made four assists and scored the winning goal against Real Salt Lake. LAFC currently stands in fifth place, with 21 points in the Western Conference.

LAFC Dominates on their Home Field

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief July 19, 2021

On July 17, LAFC met with Real Salt Lake at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. Meeting for the second time this season, LAFC looks for a second victory against RSL and a third straight win. While Jesùs Murillo (94) sits on a yellow card, and Kim Moon-Whan (33) recovering from a knee...

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On June 24th, 2021, the eastern side of the Champlain Towers South condo in Miami-Dade County, FL collapsed. As of Independence Day, there have been 27 known casualties and 115 people still missing.

Storms and Rubble: Inside the Miami Building Collapse

Ethan Huang, Contributor July 6, 2021

The Cause After further inspection, signs of potential collapse began to show early on. This became most apparent in 2018 when engineer Frank Moribato found a "major error" in the building's structure. He described that the waterproofing did not drain properly, leading the water to evaporate and damage...

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Cadets from the Rio Hondo Fire Academy graduated at the Santa Fe Springs facilities on Thursday May 27.

Class 96 Rio Hondo College Fire Academy 2021 Graduates

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 29, 2021

On May 27, 2021, Rio Hondo’s College Regional Fire Academy held a ceremony for the graduating Class 96. Starting with 60 Cadets, 48 of them, two being women will move on as firefighters in the field as graduates. The Dean of Public Safety Division Mark Yokoyama congratulates Class 96 Fire Academy,...

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Lionel Messi has scored the most goals for a single club with more than 650 goals for Barcelona, beating the legendary Pele's record

Lionel Messi will STAY at Barcelona, Sergio Ramos set to LEAVE Real Madrid

Fernando Ramos, Executive Sports Editor May 27, 2021

Lionel Messi Transfer Request After what has been a few years of transition for Barcelona, many players and fans have been unhappy with the way Fc Barcelona has been runned. The one player that has expressed his discomfort with the way Fc Barcelona has been running is of course club legend Lionel Messi.  Former...

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The Clippers swept the Lakers in all their regular season games during the 2021 season. This year, they have a chance to face off in the playoffs.

Lakers and Clippers Lose Game 1 of NBA Playoffs

Luke Perez, Reporter May 26, 2021

NBA Playoffs kicked off last week and it did not disappoint. Both the Lakers and Clippers made it to the postseason again. The Lakers mission is to be back-to-back champs. The Clippers mission is to shake off the “playoff bust” label that they received last season. Both LA teams have tough matchups...

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A map showing the shootings that have happened in the past couple weeks in Los Angeles.

Freeway Shootings Throughout Los Angeles

John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor May 26, 2021

There have been multiple shootings along the 91 freeway over the last couple of weeks. They have happened across Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange counties. This has been a disturbing pattern to many people living in the area. As it seems like a freeway shooting is happening once a day now, many of the...

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Leaving Manchester City with 258 goals in 388 appearances, Aguero breaks the record of highest goal scorer for one club.

Sergio “Kun” Aguero Moves to Blaugrana in the Summer

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 25, 2021

With summer coming soon, some inevitable and shocking trades have been made. While Sergio Ramos leaving Real Madrid, Lionel Messi appears to stay with Barcelona. Although Messi is continuing his career with Blaugrana, he will not be alone. Rumor has it that an old friend will be joining the team. It...

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Alhambra, Hacienda Heights, and San Gabriel were established from 1771-1961. Each cities crime rate has heightened within the past years. According to neighborhoodscout.com, Alhambra is rated 23, Hacienda heights 41, and San Gabriel 27, (100 being the safest).

Three Shootings Occur Back to Back in One Week

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 25, 2021

Last week, multiple shootings have been taking place in neighboring cities. From San Gabriel to Hacienda Heights, three shootings and deaths occurred and are under investigation. Hacienda Heights Shooting Thursday May 20, Los Angeles deputies got a call at 1am of nearby gunshots around Hacienda Heights....

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The Dodgers will return back to full capacity on a Tuesday, it will be the second of a three game series against Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies. For the boys in blue, it marks the first time to have fans return in full since the 2019 postseason.

Dodgers Set to Return to Full Capacity on June 15, Two Other California Teams Set to Re-Open at Full Capacity as Well

Enrique Medina, Broadcast Director May 24, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced this past Friday that they will be opening their gates to full capacity starting June 15. The announcement was made prior to the team's away series against the San Francisco Giants. In the announcement, the team announced all games held prior to the 15th will still be...

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