Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall

The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall

July 17, 2020

It’s been more than three weeks since the activist group Heart of Whittier started their 24 hour protest in front of Whittier city hall. The goal of the protest is to have the city open an emergency shelter as soon as possible to house the homeless until the Salvation Army Shelter the city council...

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The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor December 4, 2018
This weekend, Whittier celebrated the arrival of the holiday season with the 24th Annual Grand Illumination ceremony as well as its 26th Annual Holiday Sonata, this previous weekend  in Uptown.
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Winner of the childs Catrin contest, Avery Lomeli , October 14, 2018

Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival in Uptown Whittier

Uptown Whittier was filled with altars, vendors, food trucks, performers, face painters, with live music and a car show.
Noah Garcia, Associate Editor October 17, 2018
Casita del Pueblo’s annual Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival filled the streets of uptown Whittier, Sunday, October 15. The streets were filled with altars, a car show, vendors, food trucks, performers, face painters and live music.
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Elected Leaders Of Whittiers Future

Elected Leaders Of Whittier’s Future

Whittier's Semi-Final Election Results:
Noah Garcia, Associate Editor April 11, 2018
The city of Whittier has re-elected Joe Vinatieri as Mayor with district two and four’s representatives going into the semi-final ballot count , April 4 2018. The polls were open from Six a.m. to 8 p.m., with the votes being tallied and recorded until later that night around 11.
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Interview with Dr. Irella Perez: 2018 Whittier Elections

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor April 5, 2018

Her Website here : https://www.drirellaperez.com The Whittier 2018 Elections are taking place Tuesday April 10. El Paisano News Media operates out of Rio Hondo College and is no way sponsored by any of the candidates featured.

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Families from all corners of Southern California gathered in Uptown Whitter to celebrate this festive occasion.

Uptown Whittiers Los Muertos Festival

Noah Garcia , Associate Editor October 15, 2017

Thousands gathered in Uptown Whittier on October 8 for the annual  Los Muertos Uptown Art & Music Festival. The event incorporated a tribute car show, Catrin and Catrina contest, Dozens of artist/vendors booths, Singer/band performances, Altar contests, face painters, food trucks and traditional...

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The Front of Lift Coffee Roasters, located near the corner of Greenleaf and Hadley, Highlights their weekly specials of fresh food and on locally ground coffee

Lift Coffee Roasters: Lifts spirits and Roasts Hunger

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor May 9, 2017

Taking residence in one of the four original brick buildings of Uptown Whittier, Lift Coffee roasters is here to fill the void of hunger that resides in all of us; from foodies to the Mcdonald's regular. The place itself is incredibly open, with free space to switch from the open kitchen, the side...

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New book club in half off books store

New book club in half off books store

Alyssa Lopez, Staff Writer March 11, 2015

Attention fellow bookworms! Come join a new book club in Half Off Books, created and hosted by a friend of mine, Justin Lemus who is a former Rio Hondo Student and was published in River's Voice. In this club you can discuss about anything including your insatiable love for fictional characters, witty...

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