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Rio Hondo College Police Academy examines its methods

WHITTIER — The director of the Rio Hondo College Police Academy said more frank discussions between law enforcement and community members will be needed to move forward and to train “guardians, not warriors” to enforce the law. “It’s critical, now more than ever, that we stand up for the tenets of a training system that Read More…

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Rio Hondo College offers drive-through food pantry

WHITTIER — Río Hondo College is serving hundreds of meals through a drive-through food pantry and is providing 400 Chromebooks to assist students, faculty and staff during the coronavirus health crisis that forced a shift to online instruction and remote student services. The services are one piece of a massive expansion of student support launched Read More…

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High school counselor attends State of the Union speech

WHITTIER — The first week of February was special for Humberto Solorio, who has spent the last 18 years helping students at California High School reach their potential, explore their abilities, strengths and interests and develop into tomorrow’s leaders. Not only is Solorio, along with counselors across the Whittier Union High School District and the nation, Read More…