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BLM protests reach Whittier

BLM protests reach Whittier

Michael Saakyan, Contributor

June 1, 2020

Crowds gathered in front of the Whittier Police Station Sunday, demanding justice for the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while being detained by a Minneapolis police officer.  The death of George Floyd has sparked protests throughout the country leading many to loot and r...

Annual Whittier Area Classic Car Show Sparks Memories

Annual Whittier Area Classic Car Show Sparks Memories

David Medina, Editor In Chief

February 25, 2020

The Annual Whittier Area Classic Car Show is hosted by the Whittier Area Community Church. The Church is located on Mar Vista and Colima. The event is open to the public and all different types of vehicles and collector vehicles 1976 and older. Additionally this events entertainment includes differen...

Park Closed After Emergency City Council Meeting

 Megan Ortega's sister pleading to the audience to have sympathy for those at the encampments, January 6, 2020 - There was a dichotomy between the audience's perception of the homeless individuals, between criminals and addicts in need of help.

Diana Juarez, Associate Editor

January 8, 2020

Mayor Joe Vinatieri of the city of Whittier called for an emergency city council meeting January 6th, 2020 after a 22 year old woman was found dead at Parnell Park on New Year’s morning.

“Back On The Bike”

December 17, 2019

By Garrett Gioia

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

Owner Spencer Cox, Cleaning the taps.

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 9, 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...

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