Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

“Justice for J6” Rally Mostly Uneventful

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor September 18, 2021

The right-wing “Justice for J6” event scheduled for Sept 18 ended without major incident. A large law enforcement presence met the smaller than expected crowd. Police arrested two armed individuals. Most of the crowd consisted of media.  Ahead of the event, the fences and a barricade of dump...

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Metropolitan Police outside of London subway after explosion in 2017 .

The Case Of Sarah Everard

When will women be able to feel safe in public?
Viviana Reyes March 25, 2021

All over the world, the case of Sarah Everard has sparked outrage. Sarah was a 33 year old women who had disappeared on March 3rd, 2021 in South London. She was last seen leaving her friend’s house at 9pm in the neighborhood of Claphamn to walk to her apartment in Brixton. Sarah had taken this walk...

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BLM protests reach Whittier

BLM protests reach Whittier

Michael Saakyan, Contributor June 1, 2020

Crowds gathered in front of the Whittier Police Station Sunday, demanding justice for the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while being detained by a Minneapolis police officer.  The death of George Floyd has sparked protests throughout the country leading many to loot and riot...

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Protest against El Monte Police Department

Brayan Altamirano, Broadcast Director May 25, 2020

The El Monte Police Department used excessive force Saturday night when a car chase misleads police into arresting nearby neighbors.

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Police Chase Ends with Fiery Crash in Uptown Whittier

Diane Chau, Writer/reporter February 25, 2019

Trouble in Uptown Whittier  A police chase leads to a hot chaotic accident in uptown Whittier on Monday especially when it involves AR-15 Rifles. The fiery commotion has killed an innocent civilian. It was just a typical Monday morning, roughly about 11 am when an officer saw an act of road rage. In...

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Photo Courtesy: The Downey Patriot

Shooting at Downey Kaiser Permanente Hospital

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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The relationship between the Geek Squad and FBI has already led to the arrest of one man last January.

Geek Squad Working Closely with FBI

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 12, 2018

The FBI has been working closely with Best Buy’s computer repair service, Geek Squad over the last decade. In an investigation launched by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a digital Civil right group, it was discovered that Geek Squad employees have been playing the role of informants for...

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Protestors displayed their animosity towards immigration and customs enforcement in the Northgate Market parking lot, the morning of Feb. 21.

ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate Market

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 21, 2018

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were expected to investigate the Northgate Market in El Monte early Wednesday, Feb. 21 morning. The agents were to check the Northgate Market’s employees work permits, making sure they were all legally able to work. Police, media and El Monte residents...

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Another mass shooting took place Sunday, this time in Texas. The total number of deaths has yet to be confirmed.

Over 20 Dead in Texas Church Shooting

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor November 5, 2017

   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...

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The Good, The Bad and The Funny

JCPR News October 16, 2015

JCPR now has reports from it's new crew. Stephanie Lopez, Jazmín González, Eric Munoz, Zackery Mejia, Félix Rodríguez, Cristian Torres, Joseph Quintana, Diana Juarez and Cody Squyres make up the JCPR news crew who, in this broadcast, cover stories spanning from a new upcoming animated comedy,...

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Cadets line up for a training exercise

Police Academy Students Graduate

Pete Escobar, Staff Writer September 20, 2015

The 201st session of Rio Hondo Police Academy graduated on Sept. 10. Of the 45 cadets who graduated, four special awards were given. One cadet received the Honor Cadet award, which accounts for a cadet who excels in  academics, firearms marksmanship, physical fitness training, and scenario...

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Police brutality: Citizens beware

Police brutality: Citizens beware

Rick Loza, Staff Writer September 20, 2015

A recent video surfaced online on Sept. 1, showing what appears to be a police officer assaulting a k-9 in front of nearby residents. The video, which can be viewed on thedodo.com, an animal friendly website, left visitors furious on the assault that took place and left many wondering why other...

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