Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

A pumpkin and cobwebs signifying the start of the Halloween spooky season.

2021 Halloween Events in Southern California

Cassidy Anderson, Digital Photo Editor October 11, 2021

Spooky season is here, and every year the Halloween holiday brings loads of fun events to participate in. From pumpkin-carving to horrifying mazes, the options are endless. Here’s a list of the top attractions to bring friends and family to this season.  Halloween-Themed Concerts “The Nightmare...

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Whittier Goes Green for Earth Day

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

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Stop The Bleed

Stop The Bleed

Leo J. Villanueva, Science and Tech Editor April 20, 2019

Rio Hondo Nursing Club held a “Stop The Bleed” event April 13th in the lower quad, this is part of a nationwide effort to promote and teach first aid to the public. In response to a mass shooting that occurred in Newtown, CT., the American College of Surgeons (ACS) formed a joint committee lead by...

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Queer Visibility Day

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor April 13, 2019

Rio Hondo’s Queer Initiative hosted Queer Visibility Day at the student union on April 3rd, 2019. Siblings and hosts of the podcast Café Con Chisme, Yasmin and Sebastian Ferrada, joined students for an afternoon of chisme with a side of education and a dash of heart to heart storytelling that ended...

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Welcoming sign as people walk in the cemetery. (Maria Martinez/El Paisano)

‘Dia de los Muertos Cultural Festival’ at Rose Hills Memorial Park

Maria Martinez, Staff Writer November 2, 2015

The sixth annual Dia de los Muertos Cultural festival was held at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier on Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friends and family were welcome to enjoy colorful displays of dancing, art, altars, and an array of foods and sweets with LA’s finest eateries; as well a marketplace...

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The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor

The Queen Mary’s ‘Dark Harbor’

Corrin Jimenez, Staff Writer October 14, 2015

For those of you who love Halloween haunts the Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor is a must see. It’s an event unlike any other around the Los Angeles area. The legend of Dark Harbor is that on nights during the Halloween season, the spirits haunting the ship come out of hiding and temporarily reclaim...

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