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Over 20 Dead in Texas Church Shooting

Over 20 Dead in Texas Church Shooting

Diana Juarez

November 5, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

   At least 20 dead and dozens more injured in a church shooting in rural Sutherland Springs, Texas. The shooting, which occurred Sunday at 11:30 am local time during Sunday service, comes just over a month after the Las Vegas mass shooting.     Parishioners of the First Baptist church were gathered for Sunday service whe...

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Astros Defeat Dodgers to Win 2017 World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After a seven game series that played out like film drama, the Houston Astros came out on top of the Dodgers to win the 2017 World Series. Fans at Dodger Stadium were all riled up at the start of the seventh and final game of the Fall Classic. The Dodgers were playing for their first championship...

Netflix to Spend $8 Billion in Original Content in 2018

Netflix to Spend $8 Billion in Original Content in 2018

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Netflix just revealed they plan on spending up to 8 billion dollars in 2018. The streaming service looks to have at least half of the website with original content. This is not the first time Netflix has promised to spend a huge amount of money for originality. This is a pretty big spike from the promised...

Freedom’s Farm Fest

Freedom’s Farm Fest

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Games, animals, face painting. Freedom's Farm Fest will be heading to Norwalk. Check out the flyer below for more info! ...

Los Angeles Dodgers are Heading to the World Series

Los Angeles Dodgers are Heading to the World Series

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

What a time for Los Angeles Dodgers’ fans! After dominating their way through the National League, the Dodgers are heading to the World Series for the first time since 1988!   The Boys in Blue clinched their World Series ticket on the road Thursday night as they defeated the defending champions,...

‘The Gifted’ Brings Mutants to FOX

‘The Gifted’ Brings Mutants to FOX

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Fox and Marvel are releasing a new television series. The Gifted takes place in the X-Men Universe and revolves around a family on the run from the government. X-Men is a comic book property that began in the early sixties and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The X-Men is an allegorical story...

Brazilian Judge Approves Gay Conversion Therapy

Brazilian Judge Approves Gay Conversion Therapy

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

In a ruling a Brazilian judge approved gay conversion therapy which has sparked outrage and fear around the world. Last week, Waldemar de Carvalho, a federal judge in the capital of Brasília, overturned a 1999 decision by the Federal Council of Psychology that banned psychologists from offering cures...

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Lady Roadrunners Edge Out LA Harbor at Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Roadrunners volleyball squad and the Los Angeles Harbor Seahawks faced off in what ended up being a thrilling matchup on Friday night at Rio Hondo. It took the Rio Ladies all five sets to put out the Seahawks, 3-2.   Rio Hondo found themselves in a back-and-forth affair right from...

Justin Valero Aims to Make a Difference

Justin Valero Aims to Make a Difference

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Justin Valero, who is campaigning to become California’s 57th District Assembly representative, held a meet and greet at his home in Whittier on Saturday. The purpose of the meet and greet was to provide an opportunity to tackle the problems at hand with the public. El Paisano was luckily able to si...

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rio Hondo College has four teams that have begun their season with three sports beginning by the end of this month. Volleyball and Soccer have begun for the women’s with water polo and soccer having started for the men’s. Men’s basketball, wrestling, and women’s water polo will follow suite...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Rings in Trump Era

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

American Horror Story: Cult made its premiere on Tuesday, September 5, just in time to keep viewers spooked all Fall. The first episode used the 2016 election to set up the events for the seventh season of the award-winning show. The first episode, titled “Election Night,” kicks off with Donald T...

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