Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Due to the pandemic, ballots were sent out months in advance.

California Says “No” to the Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom

Lorenzo Arce, Digital Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom remains in office after the special recall failed tonight. With 65% of the vote in his favor, Newsom succeeded in stopping one of 46 candidates from taking office. Newsom was able to rally his base around the his “Stop the Republican Recall” campaign that drew support from celebrities,...

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Free rides will be provided by Metro and six additional TAP agencies on Election Day, Nov. 6.

Catch a Free Ride to the Polls on Election Day

Free rides? Count me in.
Erika Suarez , Online Editor-In-Chief November 5, 2018

Metro and six other local transit agencies will offer free transportation this Election Day. You won't need a TAP card to board a bus or train to your designated voting location. Uber and Lyft will offer discounted rides for voters across the Los Angeles area as well. Uber's promo code is Vote2018,...

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Christina Almanza, ASRHCS head for Cultural Diversity speaks on education not incarceration in the Student Unions town hall meeting.

California Proposition Debate During Town Hall Meeting

Rio Hondo’s student government decided to give students a chance to listen in and vote on five resolutions for Rio.
Danielle Anzures , Reporter October 26, 2018

A town hall meeting discussing California's Propositions that will be included in November's midterm elections was held at the Student Union Thursday, October 24. Erik R. “Doc” Stone, who is in charge Legislative Affairs, hosted the meeting. Featuring five speakers from the Associated Students...

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3 Positions Available for The Rio Hondo Board of Trustees

Leo John Villanueva, Reporter October 16, 2018

Rio Hondo's Board of Trustees consists of five members that are elected to a four-year term; the terms are staggered. However, there are three Included in this cycle, and two in the following cycle. The three positions on the ballot for this election cycle are area’s 1, 3, and 5. Area 1 covers the...

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The last day to register to vote was October 24. Election day is Tuesday, November 8. Polls close at 7:00.

Your voice, Your vote

Rose Angel, Staff Writer October 26, 2016

The Associative Students of Rio Hondo College (ASRHC) sponsored a voter registration event Tuesday, October 18, in the mid quad featuring POWER 106, Be the Change, and representatives from the Los Angeles County office of registrar-recorder/county clerk. Aside from helping people register to vote, the...

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Sanders remains optimistic at Southern California rally, inspiring supporters

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor May 20, 2016

Thousands lined up at the StubHub center in Carson on Tuesday night for a rally in support of the democratic presidential candidate Bernard “Bernie” Sanders. Sanders spoke out about a variety of issues facing the nation in hopes of garnering voter support and catching up with his democratic rival,...

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Capitol Hill, where inside the House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, photo courtesy appropriations.house.gov

House of Representatives vote to repeal Affordable Care Act for 56th time

Christopher Traslaviña, Editor-in-Chief February 4, 2015

In an act of symbolic dissent on Tuesday, Republican members of the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Better known as Obamacare, these pieces of legislation were created to provide more people and families with the health insurance and care they need. While it is true...

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