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No Home, No Help, No Hope

No Home, No Help, No Hope

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019


Filed under News

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

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, News

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

Sam Garcia, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

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 of Southern California, were all in attendance. State Senator Bob Archuleta, one of the keynote ...

Santa Fe Springs Art Fest 2019

Santa Fe Springs Art Fest 2019

Sam Garcia, Reporter

May 8, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

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 city. Marie Ortiz, the Media Director/Event Coordinator for the festival, says that the event i...

Incentives to Prevent Student Absences.

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, News

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, in Louisville Kentucky at Fern Creek High School "Laundry and Loot"was implemented. S...

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

Noah Garcia, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

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

Whittier’s Spooktacular 5k 2018

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

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

Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival in Uptown Whittier

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

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

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

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 councilors, scholarships, and other resources to push Dreamers forward. Due to this, Rio Hondo will be...

Interview with Dr. Irella Perez: 2018 Whittier Elections

Noah Garcia, News Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Her Website here : https://www.drirellaperez.com The Whittier 2018 Elections are taking place Tuesday April 10. El Paisano News Media operates out of Rio Hondo College and is no way sponsored by any of the candidates featured....

Interview with Henry Bouchot : 2018 Whittier Elections

Noah Garcia, News Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

His Website here : https://www.henrybouchot.com The Whittier 2018 Elections are taking place Tuesday April 10. El Paisano News Media operates out of Rio Hondo College and is no way sponsored by any of the candidates featured.

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