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Bell Gardens students win assemblywoman’s contest

BELL GARDENS — Leslie Hiatt’s fifth-graders from Bell Garden Elementary School are the first winners in a contest called “There Ought To Be A Law,” initiated by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, who represents the 58th Assembly District and is a product of the Montebello Unified School District herself, a district spokesperson said. Garcia said she will Read More…

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South Gate railroad crossing upgrades to begin

SOUTH GATE — The City Council has formally accepted a $2 million grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to be used to upgrade the railroad crossing south of the Atlantic Avenue and Firestone Boulevard intersection. The Measure R funds are in addition to the $10.4 million previously received for the now-completed widening of that intersection, Read More…