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Effect of the California Wildfires

Firefighters make a stand in the backyard of a home in front of the advancing CZU August Lightning Complex Fire Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Boulder Creek, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Wesley Fukuda, Reporter

September 22, 2020

For the past decade, California has had a streak of wildfires that have gone out of control every year. Wildfires have become so common in California that people have come to call the seasons between Summer and Fall “Fire Season”. Wild Fires Report This year California had 7,600 wildfire incidents and...

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...

Roadrunners Get Huge Sweep vs Compton Highlighted by Comeback Victory

The Roadrunners outscored Compton 13-5 in their three games series.

Enrique Medina, Co-Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Roadrunners came into the week determined, having been swept by a very strong Long Beach City College team last week, giving the Roadrunners a 2-4 SCC record. The matchup this week had the Roadrunners set to square off in a three-game series against Compton College (0-4 record).  Improvement I...

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...

LA Art Show Returns for 25th Anniversary

The LA Art Show kicked off with a calm start on February 6th Thursday morning, allowing attendees a more personal experience with the art pieces.

Clarissa Martinez, Reporter

February 28, 2020

The Los Angeles Art Show celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Convention Center on Wednesday February 5th through Sunday February 9th. The convention included a variety of modern and contemporary art works. Over 120 galleries were on display from 23 different countries. Art works ranged from sculptures,...

Two killed and three more injured in 16-second shooting attack in Santa Clarita school

Jesus Manriquez, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2019

Two students were killed and three more were injured after a student opened fire at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita on Thursday morning. The attack began at 7:30 a.m. when the gunman opened fire in the quad area. Paramedics quickly got to the scene, treating the wounded, while federal official...

Rio Hondo College accepts $477k grant to expand online education

Rio Hondo College is providing more online opportunities to the diverse population of students in Fall 2020.

November 13, 2019

The California Virtual Campus Online Education Initiative chose Rio Hondo College for a 447k grant. This will go towards help with online certificate programs offered at the college. A total of 16 programs will be added or updated creating more opportunities for certificates and degrees. The chosen certificates...

Snow Arrives in Malibu, Pasadena, West Hollywood

A San Bernardino sign shows snow along the northbound 15 Freeway at the Cajon Pass

Podcast Director, Erika Suarez

February 25, 2019

Waking up to a cold toilet seat has been a morning routine and consistently having the heater on is not ideal for a broke college student living in Los Angeles. The real question is, when will this freezing cold weather stop? Because I'm missing our sunny California. Recently, Los Angeles is b...

Wrap Up: 2018 Midterm Election Results

Wrap Up: 2018 Midterm Election Results

Erika Suarez, Digital Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018

Democrats won control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Nov. 6. This means Democrats have the ability to check

Future Teachers Mini Fair Emphasizes Teacher Shortage in California

Cal State Fullerton, Cal Poly Pomona, and Cal State LA gather near Rio Cafe to answer questions before the panel.

Erika Suarez, Digital Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2018

  Rio held their very first event for Future Teachers Monday, September 18 with presenters from Cal State Fullerton, Cal Poly Pomona, and Cal State Los Angeles discussing the credential programs offered for teaching.     The Mini-Fair took place in the lower quad by Rio Café and transitioned to an i...

Delta Fire Scorches Cover 15,000 Acres In Less Than A Day

Photo Courtesy:activenorcal.com

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

September 6, 2018

There have been fires raging through northern California for some time now. A current event took a toll that no one really expected. The Delta Fire had originally started as 3 different ones then merged into one fire. At one of the peaks of the fire, it was covering one mile an hour. The Firefighters...

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

The Tesla START ceremony at Rio Hondo was just the second such ceremony in history. Only one other school in the country has the Tesla program.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018

Rio Hondo’s Tesla START program now has its first batch of graduates. Ten students received recognition for completing the 12-week course this spring at a ceremony held in Rio’s automotive shop Wednesday, May 23. The ten graduates have been hired at various Tesla locations in California and one in Arizon...

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