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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...

BeatPort Hosts 34-Hour Virtual Music Festival

On Friday March 27, Los Angeles producer Tokimonsta live streamed her DJ set in isolation due to the current  pandemic.

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor

March 30, 2020

BeatPort live stream had its first ever 34-hour virtual music festival called ReConnect on Friday March 27 through Sunday March 29. The event was curated as a way to raise money for the electronic music community who are now facing a huge loss financially with gig cancellations due to COVID-19. 8.5 mi...

Roadrunners Get Huge Sweep vs Compton Highlighted by Comeback Victory

The Roadrunners outscored Compton 13-5 in their three games series.

Enrique Medina, Co-Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Roadrunners came into the week determined, having been swept by a very strong Long Beach City College team last week, giving the Roadrunners a 2-4 SCC record. The matchup this week had the Roadrunners set to square off in a three-game series against Compton College (0-4 record).  Improvement I...

Softball: Cuesta Takes Down Rio Hondo Twice

Rio Hondo batter Arianna Amezcua trying to make contact with the ball, while Cuesta pitcher Claire Lohayza catches it. The lady roadrunners lost doubleheader to the Cougars 14-6 and 7-3 at Rio Hondo Friday, March 6.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

March 11, 2020

Rio Hondo women's softball team lost against Cuesta twice with the result 14-6 on game one and 7-3 on game two on Friday, March 6. It was a tough back to back match for the lady roadrunners as they were continuing to keep the momentum going this season. Coming off from a dominating 17-0 versus LA Harbor...

Women’s Soccer: Saddleback surprise the SCC Champions

Forward Vivian miramontes lead the Rio Hondo team with 22 goals throughout the season and provided 9 assists.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 26, 2019

The 2019 Rio Hondo women's soccer season came to an end as Saddleback bested the Roadrunners 2-1 on Saturday, November. 24 in the first round of the postseason. It was a match that started well for the home side but ended as a nightmare for the 2019 SCC Champions. The Gauchos came back after losing ...

Women’s Soccer: The Lady Roadrunners are SCC Champions

Rio Hondo women's soccer team celebrating their eighth conference victory. The Lady Roadrunners captured its fifth conference championship over the past six seasons. Rio Hondo destroyed Pasadena City 5-0 on Friday, November. 15.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Rio Hondo women's soccer team are SCC Champions after a perfect 8-0 conference run. The Lady Roadrunners defeated Pasadena City 5-0 in their last conference game on Friday, November 15. After a perfect season, they are now on their way to the Southern Regional Playoffs that will start on November 23....

How Unions at Rio Collaborate to Work Hard & Have Fun!

Collaboration between the two Unions, CSEA and RHCFA, with the assistance from all Classified Staff, brings fun and friendship to the college community.

Yolanda Ramirez

November 18, 2019

The end of the fall semester showcases the efforts and collaboration of the two unions at RIO, the Classified School Employees Association (CSEA) led by President Sandra Rivera and the Rio Hondo College Faculty Association (RHCFA) led by Professor Rudy Rios. Together, the two UNIONS provide morale-boosting...

Rio Hondo College accepts $477k grant to expand online education

Rio Hondo College is providing more online opportunities to the diverse population of students in Fall 2020.

November 13, 2019

The California Virtual Campus Online Education Initiative chose Rio Hondo College for a 447k grant. This will go towards help with online certificate programs offered at the college. A total of 16 programs will be added or updated creating more opportunities for certificates and degrees. The chosen certificates...

Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer: Hat-Trick Hero Leads Roadrunners to Victory

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 10, 2019

Friday, November 8, Rio Hondo women's Soccer grabbed a comfortable 3-0 win against East Los Angeles College on Friday, November 8. Rio Hondo forward Vivian Viramontes scored a hat-trick for the lady Roadrunners for the first time. The freshman has notched 14 goals in 16 appearances this season. Exceptional First Half ...

Men’s Soccer: Rio Hondo’s struggle continues

Rio Hondo forward Federico Hurtado trying to dribble past three Pasadena defenders. Hurtado scored ten goals and five assist for the Roadrunners this season.

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Rio Hondo Men's Soccer team played their last home conference game in the 1-1 draw against Pasadena City College on Tuesday, November 5. It was a complicated match for Rio Hondo where they had to comeback from behind. A last minute goal from forward Federico Hurtado would save the Roadrunners from defeat. Bad Start For T...

Men’s Soccer: Previewing Match up with Santiago Canyon

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Rio Hondo Men’s soccer team will be visiting Santiago Canyon College on Wednesday, Sep.25, for another pre-season game at 3:00 p.m. The Roadrunners go into the game after losing against Desert 3-2 last Friday. So far The Roadrunners have a record of 2-4-2 in pre-season and have struggled to find their ...

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