Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Alhambra, Hacienda Heights, and San Gabriel were established from 1771-1961. Each cities crime rate has heightened within the past years. According to neighborhoodscout.com, Alhambra is rated 23, Hacienda heights 41, and San Gabriel 27, (100 being the safest).

Three Shootings Occur Back to Back in One Week

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 25, 2021

Last week, multiple shootings have been taking place in neighboring cities. From San Gabriel to Hacienda Heights, three shootings and deaths occurred and are under investigation. Hacienda Heights Shooting Thursday May 20, Los Angeles deputies got a call at 1am of nearby gunshots around Hacienda Heights....

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Gunmans white Jeep after being in standoff with the police on 91 freeway.

Gunman Opens Fire on Five People, Kills Two

John Rodriguez, News/Photo Editor May 3, 2021

Early Tuesday morning, a series of drive by shootings at different locations in Los Angeles left two dead. The suspect gunman had led the police to a three-hour pursuit and a deadly freeway standoff in Orange County. Authorities stated that the gunman died in the shootout on the Orange County freeway.  The...

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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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During the 2020 Vice Presidential Debates, a fly landed on Vice President Pence’s head. It stood there for some time, creating a buzz on the internet.

Vice Presidential Debate 2020

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief October 9, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris met at the University of Utah for the Vice Presidential Debate. This debate follows last week’s controversial debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Susan Page was the mediator for the evening. COVID-19 Response Page...

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California residents can head to the vote.gov site for further information on the upcoming 2020 Elections.

Guide to Voting 2020

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor September 16, 2020

With Election Day right around the corner, the USPS is expected to be running the show this year due to the ongoing pandemic. USPS will be mailing every American a Vote-By-Mail ballot twenty-nine days prior to election. Election Day is on November 3. Voters can also choose to vote in-person. There will...

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Elevated Lead Levels Poisoning Families in L.A. County

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer April 26, 2017

Across Los Angeles County, more than 15,000 children under 6 tested high for lead between 2011 and 2015, according to an investigation by Reuters. 323 neighborhoods were identified as having elevated levels of lead that were as high as the levels in Flint, Michigan. The data gathered by Reuters reveals...

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Trustee Mike Eng being interviewed on Rios campus.

Trustee Mike Eng speaks to RHC students about political issues

Angelo Torres , Staff Writer October 19, 2016

Los Angeles Community College Board trustee, Mike Eng, spoke to students about the importance of voting and political involvement at the Wray Theatre September 29. Eng is the current Vice President of the Board of Trustees for the Los Angeles Community College district, elected last July. He has served...

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