GLENDORA >> City officials on Wednesday selected San Pablo Police Chief Lisa G. Rosales to take the reins of the Glendora Police Department as first female chief in the department’s 106-year history. Rosales has 30 years of law enforcement experience, city officials said in a written statement. A former Glendora resident of 19 years, she served...
Jan 10, 2017Rio Hondo police cadets honor fallen officer in their final exercise before graduation – Whittier Daily News
The 29 cadets who comprise the Rio Hondo College Police Academy’s Class 203 lined up in the drizzling rain outside Recreation Park on Monday morning to complete their annual Pride Run — the class’s last exercise before they graduate from the academy Wednesday.
Twenty-nine Rio Hondo College Police Academy cadets will hold a Pride Run in memory of San Fernando police Officer Jesse Paderez at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the community of San Fernando. The run is a tradition for the cadets just before Wednesday’s graduation ceremony. This is the first time that Rio Hondo College has chosen San Fernando for the...
Yoshio Nakamura recognized as an American treasure and hero by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor, Janice Hahn, for his Gallant Military Service.
Rio Hondo College’s Board of Trustees named Norma Edith Garcia as president for 2016-17, Madeline Shapiro as vice president and Vicky Santana as clerk during the group’s annual reorganization meeting Wednesday. “Our primary and most significant task is to advocate for our students — including the undocumented — and provide them with every opportunity
Dec 1, 2016Yoshio Nakamura was interned, fought in WWII. Now he’s getting one of France’s highest honors – Whittier Daily News
Longtime Whittier educator and artist Yoshio “Yosh” Nakamura has received the French Foreign Legion Medal. Nakamura and his wife of 66 years, Grace, invited the Rio Hondo College officials because of his close ties with the campus on the hill. After starting his teaching career at Whittier High School in 1952, Nakamura he began a nearly 30-year career at Rio Hondo College in 1963. He was one of the school’s first three instructors.
Nov 21, 2016Students demand Rio Hondo College be declared a sanctuary campus for undocumented students – Whittier Daily News
WHITTIER >> Hundreds of Rio Hondo College students, faculty, staff, alumni and others have signed a petition demanding officials designate the institution as a sanctuary campus for undocumented students.
Nov 19, 2016Undocumented in Trump’s America – New York Times
On election night, while I was making my way through a crowd gathered outside the Fox News headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, a white man wearing a Mets cap patted my back and said through the noise: “Get ready to be deported.” Rattled, I made it inside the green room and waited to go on the air...
The Mt. San Antonio College men and the Rio Hondo women advanced to the California Community College Athletic Association state final four last season.
Both could made return trips after each received a top-four seed when pairings for the Southern California Regional were released this week.
Rio Hondo College women’s tennis team will host The Unger Games, a round-robin tennis tournament that offers prizes for the top finishers and seeks to raise money for the program.