Rio Hondo College Newspaper

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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Professor Frank Accardo on stage in the Wray Theater on Nov. 12. Accardo opened his concert, Frank and Friends, with a composition by J.S. Bach.

Music Professor Gives Students a Chance to Succeed with ‘Frank and Friends’ Concert

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 22, 2019

If one were to ask Professor Frank Accardo the year “Frank and Friends” started, there would be no definite answer. However, he could easily state why he brings it back year after year: for the students. “We don’t really have a guitar ensemble or a guitar studio class where [students] have...

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Son of California Councilwoman Shot Near USC Campus

Son of Councilwoman shot to death near USC campus, Sunday.
Jake Laurell, Tutor March 21, 2019

Victor McElhaney, a 21 year old student at USC was shot to death last weekend near the Los Angeles campus.  The victim's mother, Oakland Councilwoman, Lynette McElhaney, is heartbroken and issued a statement Sunday. Statement from the Parents, Police & University Officials "It is with the...

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We may have seen the last of Chris Paul in a Los Angeles Clippers uniform.

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor May 1, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

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Gordon Hayward (#20) led the Jazz with 27 points in their win on Monday.

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 26, 2017

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

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Joe Johnson of the Jazz rises over Clippers defenders for a floater in Sunday nights game.

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 25, 2017

Joe Johnson came alive in the fourth quarter to power the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 23 at Vivant Smart Home Arena in Utah. The 105-98 win for the Jazz has tied the first-round playoff series at 2-a-piece. After staying quiet throughout the regular season, Johnson's...

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Clippers center DeAndre Jordan slams home a dunk in font of the Jazz George Hill in Tuesday nights game.

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 19, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers were able to even up their first round playoff series with the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Los Angeles’ 99-91 victory tied the series at one and it will now shift to Utah for games three and four. Staples Center served as a highlight factory on Tuesday night. The Jazz witnessed...

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The Clippers Blake Griffin falling to the ground while battling Jazz players for the ball.

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 18, 2017

Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater gave the Utah Jazz the 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 97-95 home defeat the Clippers were dealt now makes game two of the series a must-win. The second game of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Game...

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Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have the Clippers on a roll as they head into the playoffs.

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched a spot in the 2017 postseason, but that doesn't mean they plan on resting their star players in their final regular season game. The Clippers and the Utah Jazz both have a record of 50-31, with the Clippers owning the tie-breaker. A win against the Sacramento Kings...

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Rodney Hood of the Jazz and Chris Paul of the Clippers will duel again tonight when their teams meet.

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 14, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers will visit Utah tonight, March 13, to take on the Jazz at six pm. The game could end up having a huge impact on playoff seeding. Utah (41-25) currently has a one-game lead over the Clippers (40-26) for the fourth-seed in the Western Conference. Since Chris Paul has returned...

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Throwback 2020s, the new jazz age

Throwback 2020’s, the new jazz age

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor February 24, 2016

  Some of the most famous melodies of today were played by pianos, saxophones, and trumpets, but what if those instruments were always incorporated into the music? This idea was incorporated into the music of musician Scott Bradlee, who’s Band plays popular rock, rap and pop music in jazz...

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Lana Del Rey’s new music video ‘Freak’ doesn’t disappoint

Rafael Alvarado, Staff Writer February 23, 2016

The night air was filled with cigarette smoke and hollering from the surrounding traffic on Wilshire and Western. Music fans waited anxiously to get inside to get a glimpse of the voluptuous Lana Del Rey. Lana released her long awaited music video Freak on Feb. 9 while simultaneously holding a...

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