Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Russia Invades Ukraine; US Responds with Sanctions as the World Watches

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 25, 2022

On Feb 24, President Vladimir Putin announced Russian troops are undertaking what he calls “special military action” across Ukraine. This is the largest invasion of any European country since WW2. What’s Going on and Why?  Cities like Kharkiv, Odessa, and Sumy have come under heavy artillery...

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A model of an M1A1 Abrams tank used in Iraq by the USMC. These vehicles also saw service in Afganistan

Editorial: Some Things will Never Change

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor October 8, 2021

A Hopeful Viewpoint   Weeks ago, a discussion board was assigned . It asked students to analyze a speech from Barack Obama. He addressed a crowd in Kenya about the changing morals in America and how other countries can do the same as well.  Obama said, “Every country and every culture has unique...

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“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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Israel and Palestine shell each other; Igniting Long Standing Tensions

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor May 19, 2021

Starting May 10, the States of Israel and the Palestinian territory of the Gaza Strip have bombarded each other relentlessly. This marks the most recent escalation violence between the nations in recent times. Where it all began  Palestinians and Israel have had tension between each other...

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Vendors around the East Los Angeles area are relatively safe compared to neighborhoods such as Compton or San Pedro.

Rise in Latino Street Vendor Attacks

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 5, 2021

For about two years, videos of Latino street vendors being robbed and beat in California and other predominantly Hispanic states have circulated the internet. The attacks have brought out feelings of resentment from affected communities. Consequently, "Paleteros" (a general term for Hispanic vendors)...

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Trump’s Tax Records are in Possession of Manhattan District Attorney

Valeria Yanez March 2, 2021

The District Attorneys Office of Manhattan has taken hold of ex-president Donald Trump's tax records. This Monday's last ruling gained access to Trump's long-awaited and sealed tax records. Danny Frost declared that the subpoena is against the ex-president. The subpoena will include access to Trump's...

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris made history, with Harris becoming the first woman to be elected Vice President of the U.S.

Joe Biden to Become the 46th President of the United States

Kamal Harris Makes History as First Woman Elected Vice President
Sam Garcia, News Editor November 7, 2020

It’s a historical event. It's projected that Joe Biden will win the 2020 presidency and become the 46th President of the United States, according to The Associated Press and NBC News.  While ballots continue to be counted, Biden (290) surpassed the necessary 270 Electoral College votes needed to...

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California residents can head to the 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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Bernie Sanders Unveils Plans to Save Journalism

Bernie Sanders unveils plans to save journalism and bring the 4th Estate bring to its former glory.
September 3, 2019

In an op-ed written by Bernie Sanders himself posted to the Colombian Journalism Review, he revealed his plans to combating the failing state of journalism. The 4th Estate is failing Sanders stated that Google and Facebook control 60% percent of the digital advertising and use that to monopolize the...

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Trump Administration Expands On Immigration Rule

The topic of Immigration has been a source of a heated debate in America and a thorn in President Trump’s side.
Leo John Villanueva, Reporter October 3, 2018
President Trump made campaign promises to reform immigration, build a great wall, and make Mexico pay for it. He has been trying to make good on that promise since
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Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor April 16, 2018

Prior to my analysis of conservative America’s most renowned of champions, there should be an understanding that they will go down in history for their infringements upon the world’s conscience. With plenty of courage mustered to brave the depths of the political rabbit hole in America, it would...

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Elected Leaders Of Whittiers Future

Elected Leaders Of Whittier’s Future

Whittier's Semi-Final Election Results:
Noah Garcia, Associate Editor April 11, 2018
The city of Whittier has re-elected Joe Vinatieri as Mayor with district two and four’s representatives going into the semi-final ballot count , April 4 2018. The polls were open from Six a.m. to 8 p.m., with the votes being tallied and recorded until later that night around 11.
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