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Movie Release Dates Delayed, Sent to Streaming

Because of the COVID-10 pandemic, films like

Wesley Fukuda, Reporter

October 15, 2020

It has not been a good year for the film industry to say the least. Many highly anticipated movies unfortunately had their release dates delayed due to the Coronavirus. Because of the virus, all movie theaters have had to shut down, with only a few theaters reopening. Movies in production had their ...

Women’s World Cup Champions Take Over European League

U.S National Soccer Players (L-R) Samantha Mewis, Rose Lavelle, Alex Morgan, Tobin Heath and Christen Press won the World Cup Final in 2015 and 2019. While Heath, Morgan and Press helped win the 2015 World Cup Final, all five players participated in winning in the 2019 World Cup, giving USWNT their fourth winning world cup final star on their jersey.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

September 24, 2020

A surprising twist in the soccer world as some of our 2019 Women’s World Cup Champs make tough decisions. While the NWSL begin their fall series, five United States Women's National Team players have other plans in mind. Alex Morgan along with Tobin Heath, Christen Press and others have committed to pl...

NWSL Fall Series Champion vs. Champion Match

North Carolina Courage Debinha Mari (L) and Captain Abby Dahlkemper (R) discussing a game plan. Defender Dahlkemper has 16 caps with NC Courage in 2019 and has 61 appearances with the U.S Women's National Team. Brazilian National Team Forward Debinha has 21 caps with NC Courage in 2019 is named Woman Of The Week.

Mimi Castellanos, Reporter

September 16, 2020

As the NBA and NFL make their comeback from COVID-19, the NWSL is also here to stay. Starting their fall series this month, League Champion’s for three years North Carolina Courage, and Summer 2020 Challenge Cup Champions Houston Dash went head to head on Sunday, September 13 to gain their top spot for ...

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...

Virtual Decision Week:Celebrate your Success-Transfer Class of 2020

Rio Hondo College's

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor

April 21, 2020

Due to Covid-19, Rio Hondo's “Decision Day” event has been converted to a virtual celebration titled “Decision Week- Celebrate your Success”.  This is an event that is composed of utilizing the college's social media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, to recognize students'...

Disney to Furlough “Unnecessary” Workers, Stop Collecting Payments for Annual Passes

Due to concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Disneyland parks, including Disney California Adventure, have been closed since March 16. In terms of reopening, no timetable has been set.

Sam Garcia, News Editor

April 7, 2020

Because of concerns over the COVID-19 virus, Disney has closed their theme parks indefinitely. Now, they have decided to furlough workers whose jobs “aren’t necessary at this time.” Disney parks have shut down operations since Mar. 15. Since then, the company has committed to paying workers’...

The Donald Is At It Again

Los Angeles has one of the most dense populations of immigrant communities that have been consistently criticized by Donald Trump.

Gerardo Hernandez, Co-Opinion Editor

March 5, 2020

The leader of the free world seems to relish the opportunity to display his xenophobia. This time, it came at the expense of the Oscar winning film, “Parasite.” Although the news of Donald Trump criticizing a foreign film is not surprising, it’s his audacity to do so in a ridiculing manner that ...

Elizabeth Warren Speaks at ELAC Day Before Super Tuesday Primary Vote

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren engages the crowd as she addresses her plans for the Green New Deal.

Clarissa Martinez and Gerardo Hernandez

March 4, 2020

Senator Elizabeth Warren held a speech Monday night at East Los Angeles College. The event was to highlight Warren's Democratic presidential candidacy platform . Students, families and Warren supporters gathered to listen to the candidate. She spoke on climate change policies, equal pay rights, LGB...

Women’s Basketball: Rio Hondo Vs. Cypress

Donteylor Maxwell (right) helped power the Lady Roadrunners to a three quarter lead. It wasn't enough as Rio Hondo fell to visiting Chargers of Cypress College 73-66

Stephinie Phan, Co-Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Last Friday, Feb.28, was an eventful day for the Rio Hondo College women’s Basketball team. They held on strong against the Cypress College Chargers, the No. 9th seed in the Southern California Regional Playoffs. They were ahead for three quarters before falling short and suffering a loss in the fin...

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