Rio Hondo College is poised to kick off a year of firsts on Saturday, Aug.23 when classes commence. This year, Rio Hondo College will be one of only 24 schools in the state to launch a community college Law School Pathway, which will enable students to set a course to one of six top law schools in the region, including USC’s Gould School of Law, Loyola Law School, the University of San Francisco School of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law, and law schools at UC Davis and UC Irvine. Media contact: Christina Cardenas, 909-445-1001 (office) or 626-383-6367 (cell)