Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The site of Rio Hondo College on the Puente Hills was at one point part of El Rancho Paso de Bartolo.

El Rancho Paso de Bartolo, Before Rio Hondo College, Whittier, and Pico Rivera

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor November 20, 2021

The Puente Hills where Rio Hondo College sits was at one point Mexican soil. Juan Crispin Perez owned much of the land that makes up present-day Whittier, West Whittier-Los Nietos, and Pico Rivera, Calif., during that brief period. Large Mexican ranchos surrounded the Puente Hills between the 1820s...

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Mural at Rio Hondo Park in Pico Rivera, California

Hispanic Heritage Month Excludes Parts of Latin America

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor September 29, 2021

There is something extraordinarily odd about the word “Hispanic” in Hispanic Heritage Month. The word is exclusionary but also ironically Eurocentric during a month-long celebration and recognition of the independence of Latin American countries from European imperialism. The same can be said...

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Cinepolis in Pico Rivera, CA - Cinepolis was opened earlier this year for moviegoers who want to experience that special feeling of watching a movie inside a theater that you cant get anywhere else.

Streaming Services Hurt Movie Theaters

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021

As we continue to grapple with the never-ending COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters are slowly making a comeback. In March 2020, movie theaters across the country were forced to shut down, which caused concern for many. The Cause At the beginning of the pandemic, movie theaters had no choice but to close...

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