Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The founder and Owner of The Modern Cactus Co. Diana. Selling authentic Mexican products during the Sunday Soirée. Soirée is located in the city of Downey hosted by Ericka Gonzalez.

Shop small and go to a soirée

Yasmine Poot, Podcast Editor October 22, 2021

Last weekend in Downey, Ca was buzzing with people as small businesses were set and ready to sell their products at 12pm. The set up of small tents and amazing food will easily remind anyone who grew up going to the swap meets with their family on the weekends. This one was just a little different....

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Jake Alarid, Gerald Blackburn, Albert Escovedo Montez, Eugene Noller, William Oliver, John Perez, and David Whitesel are recognized for their contributions in the Apollo 11 mission. The veterans shared their responsibilities and experiences during the late 60s.

First Man on the Moon: Inside Stories

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor October 25, 2019

The Men Behind The Mission It has been 50 years since one of humanity's biggest, most dangerous accomplishments. The event that united the world for at least a moment, landing a man on the moon's surface. Whenever we hear about the moon landing, we usually think of Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins...

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Shortly after his arrest, high school people who knew him took on social media to voice their opinions.

Could High School Bullying Help Create A Killer?

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director October 9, 2018

Full disclaimer: murder is never okay no matter what you’re going through. This is the writer's own opinion on what he believes the outcomes of being bullied can escalate to. This is not blaming anyone or any entity, the examples used are just that, examples.  Joseph Ramirez Perez, a Downey High...

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Photo Courtesy: The Downey Patriot

Shooting at Downey Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director September 11, 2018

A 34- year- old Hispanic male from Lynwood walked into Kaiser Permanente Hospital on the 9000 block of Imperial Hwy  around 11 a.m. screaming, “I have a gun and people are gonna die." Sources inside the building said they heard six to seven shots fired. Downey Police Department did not confirm...

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Porto’s Bakery & Café is the local home away from home

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer September 25, 2015

Rosa Porto, a talented cake maker was the one who established Porto's Bakery & Cafe and brought it from Cuba to California. Customers have traveled from all over, just to have a taste of their legendary potato balls, cheese rolls, red velvet cupcakes and the list goes on and on. Read about the...

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