Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

With the threat of the coronavirus hanging over the world, Shenzhen, China’s fifth largest city, has taken precautions to slow down the spread of the virus. Effective May 1, the consumption of cats and dogs will be banned.

Shenzhen Becomes First Chinese City to Ban Consumption of Dogs and Cats

Sam Garcia, News Editor April 12, 2020

Last Thursday, the city of Shenzhen announced legislation to ban the sale and consumption of dogs and cats, making it the first city in China to do so. The move comes after a similar announcement in Feb, when Chinese authorities banned the sale and consumption of wildlife meat. That announcement came...

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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.

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

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’...

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Earth Day Event in Whittier

Sam Garcia, News Editor May 2, 2019

Saturday, April 27, the city of Whittier held their annual Earth Day celebration. The event ran from 10 am to 2 pm. Environmental groups, like the San Dimas Forestry Unit and the Beekeepers Association of Southern California, were all in attendance. State Senator Bob Archuleta is one of the keynote...

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Women’s Tennis: Third Time’s the Charm

Sam Garcia, News Editor March 19, 2019

The Lady Roadrunners will take on the El Camino College Warriors today at the tennis courts at Rio Hondo. This will be Rio’s third time taking on the Warriors, but history is definitely not on their side, as they’ve lost the previous two matchups 6-3 and 8-1, respectively. However, they’ll be...

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photo courtesy of Nintendo, Game Freak

New Pokémon Games Announced for 2019

Sam Garcia, News Editor March 9, 2019

Pokémon fans rejoice! Feb. 27, Nintendo and Game Freak announced the release of two new Pokémon games: “Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Shield.” “Sword” and “Shield” will take players to the new Galar region. As shown in the trailer, the Galar region will showcase a wide variety...

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