Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Passengers should wear masks anytime they are inside any public transport service, as they are two to three times more likely to get infected due to the tight space on planes and buses. If they refuse to wear masks, services will also be denied.

CDC Extends Mask Mandate on Planes and Public Transit

Beatriz A. Martinez, Lifestyles Editor April 18, 2022

Last Wednesday, the mask mandate on planes and public transportation would extend across the country for two more weeks. The centers for the control and prevention of diseases (CDC) announced that this measure will be valid until May 3. This decision is due to the increase in new cases of COVID-19 across...

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Since the beginning of September, the number of new COVID 19 cases have been decreasing in California.

California has Lowest COVID 19 Case Rate

John Rodriguez September 30, 2021

It has been almost two years since the start of COVID 19, and yet it won’t be gone anytime soon. However for California, one of the country’s most populated states officially has the lowest COVID 19 cases in the US. The CDC has provided information about the latest data on the state’s COVID 19...

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Covid-19 Essentials: Mask, Insurance Card, and Vaccination Card. Civilians now need to wear a mask to protect themselves, an insurance card to maintain their health, and vaccination card to attend local outings.

Vaccine Mandate in Los Angeles County

Marina Gutierrez September 21, 2021

     Health officials have been contemplating whether or not to make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for weeks now.      Los Angeles County Health Officials have given the executive order that Los Angeles County will now require the Covid-19 vaccine for all indoor bars, nightclubs, wineries, and...

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Graphic image of new COVID cases in the state of California given by The New York Times.

California has lowest COVID case rate in US

John Rodriguez April 27, 2021

The state of California now has the lowest COVID case rate in the United States as of the third week of April.  California Beginning of the Year In the beginning of the year, California had one of the highest rates of COVID cases. On January 1st, the state had an average of 37,957 cases of the coronavirus....

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Residents in South L.A. Can Get Free or Discounted Uber Rides to USC Vaccination Site

Valeria Yanez March 14, 2021

South L.A. residents will be able to get the vaccine for COVID-19. Uber and the city of Los Angeles is partnering up. Uber will provide residents with discounted and free rides to the University of Southern California. In addition there is a new vaccination site at USC. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office...

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Students practicing soccer and football at Schurr High School in Montebello.

California May Soon Reopen

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 10, 2021

Starting next month, California will begin the reopening process. Planned to open are movie theaters, indoor restaurants, and gyms.  Children may also attend school in person as well. Many youth and high school sports teams are already practicing.  California uses a four color tier system ( from...

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East Whittier Administrator showing a news crew precautions Laurel Elementary School will be taking to keep faculty and students safe.

East Whittier School District to Reopen Schools Starting March

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 10, 2021

East Whittier City School District will begin its re-opening plan for parents who wish to return to in-person instruction. The staggered opening is scheduled to begin March 1 with transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, and special education classes. First graders will begin attending class a week later,...

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Gavin Newsom issues new travel advisory for the state of California.

California Issues Travel Advisory in Light of Recent COVID-19 Spikes

Ethan Huang, Reporter November 15, 2020

The Advisory On Nov. 13, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a travel advisory by live your aloha in light of recent coronavirus spikes. This past week, the state of California reached a total of 1 million cases, and chances are that it will continue to climb. Governor Newsom describes that...

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Masks, sanitizer, and 10-15 student classes become the new norm for students in the U.S.

Schools Brace for Reopening

Ethan Huang, Reporter October 15, 2020

In the seventh month of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation are still discussing how to effectively reopen schools. The top priorities for these schools: being health-conscious while maintaining productivity for students. Experimental Education After the initial shutdown in March, there...

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