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Rio Talk: Orange County wants its beaches to re-open during a pandemic

Manny Smith, Enrique Medina, Brandon Garcia, and Jonathan Smart

May 5, 2020

Orange County wants its beaches to re-open while the COVID-19 pandemic has everyone in quarantine. Is it early to have people gather at the beach and risk contracting COVID-19?

El Paisano News – #1 – Fall 2019

El Paisano News - #1 - Fall 2019

Megan De Lara and Jesus Manriquez

October 17, 2019

El Paisano is a Student-Run Broadcast at Rio Hondo College. More of El Paisano. Website: https://elpaisanoonline.com/ Instagram: @elpaimedia All footage not owned belongs to their rightful owners.

Earth Day Event in Whittier

Sam Garcia, Reporter

May 2, 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 is one of the keynot...

Broadcast 4

May 1, 2019

Student run broadcast produced and filmed in the Fall 2018 semester.

Broadcast 3

May 1, 2019

Student run broadcast produced and filmed in the Fall 2018 semester.

Rapper Nipsey Hussle Dead at 33

David Ibarra, Reporter

April 1, 2019

Hip Hop artist and social activist Ermias Asghedom, known as Nipsey Hussle, died Sunday afternoon in South Los Angeles, Calif. after being shot six times. The Grammy-nominated artist was shot in the parking lot of his store, Marathon Clothing, at around 3:25 p.m., police sources say. He was pronounc...

Snow Arrives in Malibu, Pasadena, West Hollywood

A San Bernardino sign shows snow along the northbound 15 Freeway at the Cajon Pass

Podcast Director, Erika Suarez

February 25, 2019

Waking up to a cold toilet seat has been a morning routine and consistently having the heater on is not ideal for a broke college student living in Los Angeles. The real question is, when will this freezing cold weather stop? Because I'm missing our sunny California. Recently, Los Angeles is b...

Chicago Police Arrest Two Brothers Linked to Jussie Smollett Case

Jussie Smollett- Two men are obtained in questioning and linked to the alleged attack of

Erika, Suarez

February 19, 2019

Chicago police arrested two brothers for the possible hate crime involving "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. According to LA Times, they claim that the attack was not a hoax. The men who identified as Nigerian brothers are potential suspects. Initially, they were part of people of interest in the attack,...

El Paisano Reporter Featured in USA Today

Screenshot from USA Today

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

Jarbas Faria is a sports reporter here at El Paisano and he also runs the Youtube account Hoop Journey. On December 4th USA Today featured his videos and Twitter in a story covering Lebron James Jr.'s first game in Los Angeles. Hoop Journey dedicates it's content to all things basketball with a focus...

A Room of Sanctuary in Rio’s Violence Intervention Program

Purple Signs and Hearts were laid out to guide students to the Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop. (Photo by Erika Suarez)

Erika Suarez, Digital Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018

Guided by purple hearts on the floor that led to the VIP (Violence Intervention Program), where sensitive topics were discussed.

Trump Supporter Arrested for Sending Pipe Bombs to Public Figures

The pipe bomber's van decorated with pro-Trump posters.

Erika Suarez, Digital Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2018

A 56-year-old Florida man was arrested Friday morning for sending packages that contained pipe bombs to democratic officials and critics of Donald Trump. Federal Authorities identified the pipe bomber as Cesar Sayoc Jr. who is a Trump supporter and a registered Republican. According to the suspec...

Shooting at Downey Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Photo Courtesy: The Downey Patriot

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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