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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.
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...

No Home, No Help, No Hope

No Home, No Help, No Hope
May 17, 2019
the residents of the Whittier Greenbelt have been cleared out by a combination of  law enforcement, social services and Caltrans , April 22, 2019. With the 38 tent community disassembled, many of the residents have been sent off, either on their own accord or to accept Whittier Area First Day two month hotel vouchers.It’s been weeks since the clean out and Whittier has already begun plans to make sure such an encampment would never form again.

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party

RHC Superintendent/ President Retirement Party
May 16, 2019
Teresa Dreyfuss and Rio Hondo have always had intersecting goals; those being the flourishing of its students and the betterment of its community. After 32 years of dedicated service, Superintendent/ President Dreyfuss is retiring from her position, a time capped by her Retirement Celebration Dinner at the Doubletree Hotel in Whittier, Thursday May 9, 2019.

Whittier Goes Green for Earth Day

May 9, 2019

Saturday, April 27, the city of Whittier held their annual Earth Day celebration. The event ran from 10 am to 2 pm. Environmental groups, like the San Dimas Forestry Unit and the Beekeepers Association...

Santa Fe Springs Art Fest 2019

Featured artist Yolanda Gonzalez
May 8, 2019

Friday, May 3, the city of Santa Fe Springs held its sixth annual art festival. Showcasing the works of more than 200 artists, the event also raises funds for art and creative youth programs across the...

Incentives to Prevent Student Absences.

March 16, 2019

Public schools are offering washing machine usages for kids. Colorado, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Missouri, are some states that offer this service. Generally, targeting areas of low income students. Therefore,...

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier
December 4, 2018
This weekend, Whittier celebrated the arrival of the holiday season with the 24th Annual Grand Illumination ceremony as well as its 26th Annual Holiday Sonata, this previous weekend  in Uptown.

Whittier’s Spooktacular 5k 2018

Wide shot of the Spooktacular 5k in Whittier California, October 29.
October 30, 2018
Spirits lifted and ghouls exercised at the Whittier Spooktacular 5k walk and run. Where thousands took part of the annual celebration Oct. 27, 2018.

Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival in Uptown Whittier

Winner of the child's Catrin contest, Avery Lomeli , October 14, 2018
Uptown Whittier was filled with altars, vendors, food trucks, performers, face painters, with live music and a car show.
October 17, 2018
Casita del Pueblo’s annual Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival filled the streets of uptown Whittier, Sunday, October 15. The streets were filled with altars, a car show, vendors, food trucks, performers, face painters and live music.

Workshops for Dreamers

September 18, 2018

Rio Hondo College always commits to helping undocumented students receive a higher education. The goal is to give Dreamers the tools and information needed to be successful. This is done with guidance...

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