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First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A signing event took place Thursday, May 17 in the Rio Hondo pool area for Lady Roadrunner volleyball members who will be moving on from the college. Michell Chavez, Sara Harding, Michelle Hawkins, Madison Mader,  Natalie Magallon, Victoria Martinez and Bree Newton were the Ladies recognized for their...

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Channel Islands

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Channel Islands

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

A 5.3-magnitude hit near hit near the Channel Islands around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. For more information and updates, check out ABC7's coverage.

The Battle for Los Angeles

The Battle for Los Angeles

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Los Angeles Football Club has won its first two matches while Los Angeles Galaxy has just confirmed footballing legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic as an option to play this Saturday at the StubHub Center when the newest rivalry in the city is inaugurated at noon. The Battle for Los Angeles, or “El Trafico...

“The Golden State Warriors of Comedy,” HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Set to Return for Season Five

“The Golden State Warriors of Comedy,” HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Set to Return for Season Five

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

HBO’s hit comedy series Silicon Valley is coming back for its fifth season beginning Sunday, March 25. Richard Hendrick’s and the Pied Piper crew are set to return and continue their attempt to create a new internet. The last team we saw the Pied Piper team, Gilfoyle (played by Martin Starr) sav...

Pierce College Back to Normal Schedule After “Credible Threat”

Pierce College Back to Normal Schedule After “Credible Threat”

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Pierce College students and staff in Woodland Hills had to evacuate the campus on Wednesday, March 7 after a   "credible threat" was overheard. As of Thursday morning, the campus is now cleared of any threats and classes are now running as regularly scheduled. For more information, head over to AB...

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

Self-driving cars, phones with facial-recognition, now mind-reading tech? Using some new artificial intelligence technology, a team at the University of Toronto-Scarborough (UT) were able to recreate images shown to people with surprising accuracy. They used electroencephalogram (EEG) sensors and a special...

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were ...

MLS Season Kicking Off Saturday

MLS Season Kicking Off Saturday

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

This Saturday, soccer is back. Reigning Major League Soccer Cup champion Toronto FC will host Columbus Crew SC to kickoff the league’s 23rd season. This term, an expansion team has been added to the Western Conference in the shape of Los Angeles Football Club, making the league a 23-team pool (11 Eas...

Rio Celebrates Black Excellence

Rio Celebrates Black Excellence

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2018


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Rio Hondo’s Black Student Union held a Black Excellence event at the school’s lower quad, Wednesday, Feb. 28. There were painting booths, spoken-word artists and guest speakers present to celebrate Black history. “Just to show culture for Black History Month, today’s the last day of Black ...

Cerritos College and Norwalk School Threat Not Credible

Cerritos College and Norwalk School Threat Not Credible

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Cerritos College posted a safety alert warning of an "unspecified threat" made to their campus and another Norwalk school Sunday night. The sheriff's department has identified the source of the social media threats and has deemed them not credible. "As a precaution, Campus Police will have presence...

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