Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

A pumpkin and cobwebs signifying the start of the Halloween spooky season.

2021 Halloween Events in Southern California

Cassidy Anderson, Digital Photo Editor October 11, 2021

Spooky season is here, and every year the Halloween holiday brings loads of fun events to participate in. From pumpkin-carving to horrifying mazes, the options are endless. Here’s a list of the top attractions to bring friends and family to this season.  Halloween-Themed Concerts “The Nightmare...

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Halloween Horror Nights promotion billboard at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights: Giving Us the Comeback we Have All Been Waiting For

Valeria Yanez and Yasmine Poot September 10, 2021

Covid Precautions Halloween Horror Nights 2021 is back this year with its greatest comeback yet. Last year's Covid-19 pandemic forced Universal studios to cancel halloween horror nights last October 2020. Here are some things that have changed. Universal is taking precautions by providing their...

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Cadets from the Rio Hondo Fire Academy graduated at the Santa Fe Springs facilities on Thursday May 27.

Class 96 Rio Hondo College Fire Academy 2021 Graduates

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief May 29, 2021

On May 27, 2021, Rio Hondo’s College Regional Fire Academy held a ceremony for the graduating Class 96. Starting with 60 Cadets, 48 of them, two being women will move on as firefighters in the field as graduates. The Dean of Public Safety Division Mark Yokoyama congratulates Class 96 Fire Academy,...

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The events put on by the LA County Sheriffs Department and Operation Healthy Hearts give most of the homeless who attend their only chance to shower for the week.

LA County Sheriffs and Operation Healthy Hearts Provide Showers and More for Homeless

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor July 9, 2018

Homelessness has been a longstanding issue in Los Angeles. The homeless rate jumped 75% in the last six years, according to a LA Times report. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) has plans to help those unfortunate this summer and beyond. HOST...

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Sara Harding (left), seated by Natalie Magallon and Bree Newton (right). Harding was a part of the indoor and beach volleyball teams while being a copy editor for El Paisano during her last two semesters at Rio Hondo.

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor May 17, 2018

A signing event took place Thursday, May 17 in the Rio Hondo pool area for Lady Roadrunner volleyball members who will be moving on from the college. Michell Chavez, Sara Harding, Michelle Hawkins, Madison Mader,  Natalie Magallon, Victoria Martinez and Bree Newton were the Ladies recognized for their...

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5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Channel Islands

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Channel Islands

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 5, 2018

A 5.3-magnitude hit near hit near the Channel Islands around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. For more information and updates, check out ABC7's coverage.

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Rio Hondo pitcher Edmundo Fernandez tried to keep the Roadrunners in the game against LBCC, but was unable to stop the Vikings bats.

Baseball: Rio Falls to Long Beach City College

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 18, 2018

The Roadrunners battled the Long Beach City College Vikings at The Jungle Saturday, March 15. Rio jumped ahead early on but were unable to hold the lead, falling to LBCC, 5-4. Rio got on the board in the very first inning, thanks to right-fielder John Sabajan and first-baseman Luis Aguilar. With a...

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How to Land a Job workshop to be held on campus

‘How to Land a Job’ workshop to be held on campus

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor April 5, 2016

The RHC Center for Career & Re-Entry Services, in partnership with American's Job Center of California (Santa Fe Springs), will be hosting a workshop for students entitled "How to Land a Job". The workshop will be held on April 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in SS250 and will provide students...

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Preview: Richard Lopez Reflections

Preview: Richard Lopez ‘Reflections’

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor March 16, 2016

Artist and former art professor Richard Lopez will be displaying a month long art exhibition in the RHC Art Gallery entitled "Reflections". The exhibit will run from March 17 - Apr. 19 and a artist and reception talk will be hosted on March 18 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. The artist and reception talk will...

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Disney College Program accepting applications for Fall 2016

Disney College Program accepting applications for Fall 2016

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor February 12, 2016

The Disney College Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2016. Rio Hondo students who are interested in applying for the internship program must attend the information session on Feb. 17 in SS305 at 1:30 p.m. The world-famous Disney internship allows students to experience the internship...

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