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The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

Noah Garcia, Reporter

December 4, 2018


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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


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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 ...

A History of Printmaking

A History of Printmaking

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

November 2, 2018


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Reflection and Futurity: 45 years of Dia de Los Muertos reception was hosted at the gallery Oct. 25th at 7 p.m. Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) showcased various colorful prints and

California Proposition Debate During Town Hall Meeting

California Proposition Debate During Town Hall Meeting

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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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...

Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival in Uptown Whittier

Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival in Uptown Whittier

Noah Garcia, Associate Editor

October 17, 2018


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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.

3 Positions Available for The Rio Hondo Board of Trustees

Leo John Villanueva, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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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 C...

Speaking Out for Those Who Can’t

Speaking Out for Those Who Can’t

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

October 15, 2018


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The Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter (WCCS) of Whittier hosted its 4th annual Lip Sync Event this past Oct. 4th at the Whittier Community Theater. The event was created to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Which helps victims and allies alike “Speak Out for Those Who Can’t.” Maria...

Montebello’s Daily Brew Coffee Bar Closes

Montebello’s Daily Brew Coffee Bar Closes

Noah Garcia, Contributor

September 17, 2018


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Montebello’s The Daily Brew Coffee Bar is closing this month, ending its five year run as an important cultural hub for the community.

Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Brings End of Summer Family Fun Foster Youth Event on Sept. 8

Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Brings End of Summer Family Fun Foster Youth Event on Sept. 8

Erika Suarez, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


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Foster youth in Los Angeles County, invites families and caregivers to attend a fun and entertaining event from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area. Providing resource information about education, employment, and other needed resources. The 3D (Dedication, Determination,...

Men’s soccer: In second shutout of season, men’s soccer earn first win

Men’s soccer: In second shutout of season, men’s soccer earn first win

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


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The Rio Hondo men’s soccer team earned a 2-0 victory over Irvine Valley College on Tuesday at Rio Hondo - keeping its shutout streak going after its first game Monday. Following a 0-0 tie against Clovis College Monday, Tuesday’s encounter against the Irvine Valley Lasers was a much feistier affair....

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

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

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

July 9, 2018


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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 an...

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

First Group of Tesla START Program Students Graduate From Rio Hondo

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


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Rio Hondo’s Tesla START program now has its first batch of graduates. Ten students received recognition for completing the 12-week course this spring at a ceremony held in Rio’s automotive shop Wednesday, May 23. The ten graduates have been hired at various Tesla locations in California and one in Arizon...

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