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Whittier’s Brand New News Publication

Whittier’s Brand New News Publication

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor

December 12, 2019

Whittier's brand new print publication,  GreenLeaf Guardian, considers itself the watchdog of the city. Through its paper, it's determined to foster the growth of its readers the city it calls home. 

Whittier’s Guildhall E-Sports Bar

Whittier’s Guildhall E-Sports Bar

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

There has alway been a tough choice to make: whether to stay home in a comfortable environment and relax or go out into the world and socialize. Now you can have the best of both worlds, as the Guildhall Esports Bar just opened in Uptown Whittier. Opening May 10, The establishment has created a relaxing atmosphere for those who want the comfort of home but also want the experience of going out.

No Home, No Help, No Hope

No Home, No Help, No Hope

Noah Garcia, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019

the residents of the Whittier Greenbelt have been cleared out by a combination of  law enforcement, social services and Caltrans , April 22, 2019. With the 38 tent community disassembled, many of the residents have been sent off, either on their own accord or to accept Whittier Area First Day two month hotel vouchers.It’s been weeks since the clean out and Whittier has already begun plans to make sure such an encampment would never form again.

Whittier Goes Green for Earth Day

Sam Garcia, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Saturday, April 27, the city of Whittier held their annual Earth Day celebration. The event ran from 10 am to 2 pm. Environmental groups, like the San Dimas Forestry Unit and the Beekeepers Association of Southern California, were all in attendance. State Senator Bob Archuleta, one of the keynote ...

Earth Day Event in Whittier

Sam Garcia, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Saturday, April 27, the city of Whittier held their annual Earth Day celebration. The event ran from 10 am to 2 pm. Environmental groups, like the San Dimas Forestry Unit and the Beekeepers Association of Southern California, were all in attendance. State Senator Bob Archuleta is one of the keynot...

All Around Rio: Playing Catch Up

April 30, 2019

Erika and Diana catch up on campus life and announce the events going on for the first week of May.

Beach: Windy conditions blow Roadrunners chances

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8 the Long Beach City College Vikings swept the Rio Hondo College Roadrunners 5-0 at Granada Beach in each school’s first South Coast Conference match of the season. The Vikings won all but one set as the Long Beach City threes, Isabella Alvarez and Doris Woods, had a game-low combined nin...

Police Chase Ends with Fiery Crash in Uptown Whittier

Diane Chau, Writer/reporter

February 25, 2019

Trouble in Uptown Whittier  A police chase leads to a hot chaotic accident in uptown Whittier on Monday. The fiery commotion has killed an innocent civilian. It was just a typical Monday morning, roughly about 11 am when an officer saw an act of road rage. In addition, the officer tried to pull over...

Low Income Housing for Rio Hondo Students

Low Income Housing for Rio Hondo Students

Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

Los Angeles County plans to open a new apartment complex in South Whittier. The apartments will replace the former South Whittier Public Library that closed in 2014 after a new one nearly double the size opened in 2016. The goal of this project is to provide low-income community college students with...

Men’s and Women’s Basketball: South Coast Conference Tip-Off

Men’s and Women’s Basketball: South Coast Conference Tip-Off

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

Today the South Coast Conference-North Basketball season kicks-off at Rio Hondo College as the Pasadena City College men’s and women’s teams visit the Roadrunners Wednesday night. The men’s teams face-off first with a 5 p.m. start and following will be the women’s teams at 7 p.m. at the Rio...

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

Noah Garcia, Reporter

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.

Rio Hondo Board of Trustees Say Goodbye to Mary Ann Pacheco and Madeline Shapiro

Rio Hondo Board of Trustees Say Goodbye to Mary Ann Pacheco and Madeline Shapiro

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

November 21, 2018

After losing their bid for re-election Board of Trustee President Madeline Shapiro (Area 5) and Trustee Member Mary Ann Pacheco (Area 3) attended their last board meeting Nov. 14th in the boardroom. Newcomers Rosaelva Lomeli, who is replacing Pacheco, and Oscar Valladares, who is replacing Shapiro, will ...

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