Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

“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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The Greater Idaho

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor May 26, 2021

Five counties of Oregon have become the latest to support seceding to Idaho.  In total seven counties, Union, Baker, Grant, Lake, Malheur, Sherman, and Jefferson, have voted to support the grassroots “Greater Idaho” movement. Formally called, Move Oregon’s Border for a Greater Idaho, the movement’s...

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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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BLM protests reach Whittier

BLM protests reach Whittier

Michael Saakyan, Contributor June 1, 2020

Crowds gathered in front of the Whittier Police Station Sunday, demanding justice for the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while being detained by a Minneapolis police officer.  The death of George Floyd has sparked protests throughout the country leading many to loot and riot...

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Police brutality: Citizens beware

Police brutality: Citizens beware

Rick Loza, Staff Writer September 20, 2015

A recent video surfaced online on Sept. 1, showing what appears to be a police officer assaulting a k-9 in front of nearby residents. The video, which can be viewed on thedodo.com, an animal friendly website, left visitors furious on the assault that took place and left many wondering why other...

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