Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Californians hope that prices will not continue to rise since the impact on these families pockets would be catastrophic.

Gas Prices in California Continue to Rise

Beatriz Martinez, Reporter March 7, 2022

California ranks first nationally for having the highest gas price reaching a record $4.82 per gallon on Feb 24. The Golden State is known for having consistently higher gas prices than other states in the country. But the prices hit in recent weeks have Californians hurting their pocketbooks every...

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A model of an early Russian T72 tank, one of the many vehicles operating in both Ukrainian and Russian armies. Many have been abandoned due to mechanical breakdown or lack of fuel.

Ukraine Holds Strong Against Russian Onslaught

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 1, 2022

The Conflict Escalates The Ukrainian people have held off the Russian Army with the support of much of the free world; However, Putin has put his nuclear missiles on high alert in response to worldwide uproar over his actions. A 40 mile long convoy of Russian Vehicles and artillery travels to join the...

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Russia Invades Ukraine; US Responds with Sanctions as the World Watches

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor February 25, 2022

On Feb 24, President Vladimir Putin announced Russian troops are undertaking what he calls “special military action” across Ukraine. This is the largest invasion of any European country since WW2. What’s Going on and Why?  Cities like Kharkiv, Odessa, and Sumy have come under heavy artillery...

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Denis Cheryshevs penalty conversion past David De Gea sealed a win for Russia. Photo credit: Oleg Nikishin, Getty Images.

World Cup: Scares and Upsets

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor July 1, 2018

Iago Aspas and Koke misfired from the penalty spot for Spain as Russia went the distance to defeat the 2010 World Champions in Moscow 4-3 on penalty kicks. Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev ‘s two stops in the penalty kick stage clinched the Russians a spot in the quarter-finals for the first time in the country’s...

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Lionel Messi on the brink of elimination after loss to Croatia in Nizhny Novgorod. Photo credit: cnn.com

World Cup: The Curious Case of the Juggernauts

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor June 21, 2018

Inside the first week of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, a handful of teams have began packing their bags. After two matches, three teams, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Peru are eliminated from playoff contention with one game left. After Thursday’s games, even the likes of Argentina are hanging by a...

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Russian winger Denis Cheryshevs (red) curling effort put the exclamation point on the hosts dismantling of Saudi Arabia. Photo credit: foxsports.com

World Cup Opener Results in Target Practice for Host

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor June 14, 2018

It was a dream start for Russia’s compressed, counter-attacking style that proved too much for a listless Saudi Arabia. The hosts were led by substitutes Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba to a 5-0 win at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The patient transitioning of Russia outpaced Saudi Arabia’s passive...

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FBI director admits to investigation of Russian interference, colluding with Trump administration

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer March 21, 2017

FBI Director James Comey confirmed rumors of investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election during a testimony before the House of Intelligence Committee the morning of March 20. Russian interference has been a major point of discussion since the conclusion of the 2016 presidential...

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Russia Preps for its First Manned Lunar Landing

Russia Preps for it’s First Manned Lunar Landing

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director March 20, 2017

Russia is finally getting into the space game once again after being quiet for some time.Russia’s space agency, Roscomos, is taking its first steps in achieving its first manned lunar landing. They’ve started to recruit people to be potential cosmonauts. They’re looking for about six to eight people...

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