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Dodgers Regain World Series Lead in Game 5

Los Angeles Dodgers in victory formation after huge game 5 win.

John Rodriguez, Reporter

October 26, 2020

Clayton Kershaw would make his 5th start this post season hoping to lead the Dodgers to a victory. Kershaw the past 4 games has a 3 - 1 record, a 2.88 ERA and striking out 31 batters. Tyler Glasow would also seek a victory, as he would try to put the Rays on top in the series. Glanow only pitching 4 ...

Schools Brace for Reopening

Masks, sanitizer, and 10-15 student classes become the new norm for students in the U.S.

Ethan Huang, Reporter

October 15, 2020

In the seventh month of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation are still discussing how to effectively reopen schools. The top priorities for these schools: being health-conscious while maintaining productivity for students. Experimental Education After the initial shutdown in March, there ha...

Serina Vargas Earns Female Athlete of the Year 2020

Graduating in 2017 from West Covina High School, Serina Vargas made Varsity for four years and played 37 games total. Continuing her soccer career at Rio Hondo, she helped her team gain an overall record of 15-2-3 in the 2019-2020 season.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

October 15, 2020

With COVID-19 halting all sports since early March, this stopped athletes from excelling on the pitch. Since soccer season lands in the fall, Rio Hondo’s women’s soccer team has not played a seasonal game since 2019. But, it did not stop sophomore soccer athlete, Serina Vargas. Winning It All Graduating with an ...

Xbox on iOS?

Xbox on iPhone

Alyson Gonzalez, Reporter

October 13, 2020

Last month, the Xbox game-streaming service, Game Pass, was released for Android phones. It hasn’t been available for iOS yet because Apple prohibited it from the App Store. Apple wants the games to be listed individually instead of all of them together. Now Microsoft is planning a web-browser versi...

Vice Presidential Debate 2020

During the 2020 Vice Presidential Debates, a fly landed on Vice President Pence’s head. It stood there for some time, creating a buzz on the internet.

Lorenzo Arce, Reporter

October 9, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris met at the University of Utah for the Vice Presidential Debate. This debate follows last week’s controversial debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Susan Page was the mediator for the evening. COVID-19 Response Page begun by asking Harris what...

Two Young Teens Involved in a Shooting in Pasadena

Villa Parke in Pasadena, CA. Villa Parke & Recreation Center hold programs such as dance, soccer, arts & crafts, self defense and many more.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

September 24, 2020

Pasadena encountered a drive by shooting in Villa Parke last Sunday, September 14. Around 8:45pm, Pasadena Resident Nathan Rowe heard peculiar gun shots across from his home. “I just heard real quick five bangs and then I could hear a girl screaming,” Rowe says. An 18-year-old male had many shots...

President Trump Lifts Ban on TikTok Temporarily

The TikTok deal was approved by President Donald Trump

Alyson Gonzalez, Reporter

September 22, 2020

The Trump administration announced their plans to ban TikTok, a popular social network app, from downloading on Sunday, September 20. Users who have the app downloaded on their phone will still be able to use it, but there won’t be any updates. Any other individuals that want to download the app w...

Remembering the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Juan Huerta, Reporter

September 19, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best known for her accomplishments in the United States Supreme Court, has died at the age of 86. Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for many women and minorities with her powerful actions against conservatives. She was a scholar, lawyer, judge, justice and a mother with dreams of...

Guide to Voting 2020

California residents can head to the vote.gov site for further information on the upcoming 2020 Elections.

Clarissa Martinez

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...

El Monte Launches Rental Assistance Program in Response to COVID-19

A screenshot from El Monte's website displaying the Rental Assistance Program, a COVID-19 relief fund of $1,200 for renters within the community.

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor

May 8, 2020

The city of El Monte launched a grant program on Tuesday May 6 that will provide one-time rental assistance up to $1,200. The program is a response effort to help residents that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. The program is directed towards low-income households that have experienced a...

City of El Monte Offers Short-Term Relief for Small Businesses

The City of El Monte introduced the El Monte Business Grant Program on April 24, 2020 to provide short-term relief for small businesses.

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor

May 1, 2020

The city of El Monte developed a short-term relief fund for small employers called The El Monte Business Grant Program. Councilman Jerry Velasco introduced the grant program on Sunday April 24. Eligible businesses would receive a $10,000 stimulus. Online applications opened Monday April 27 at 9 am on...

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport

El Monte Community Hospital teams up with LA county and El Monte Representatives as COVID-19 testing site opens at San Gabriel Valley Airport Wednesday morning.

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor

April 15, 2020

The city of El Monte opened up a COVID-19 testing facility on Wednesday Apr.15 located at the San Gabriel Valley Airport. Anyone can schedule an appointment online and testing is free. The county of Los Angeles, the city of El Monte and El Monte Community Hospital have all partnered up in order to get...

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