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More than 1,800 graduate from Rio Hondo College

WHITTIER — Rio Hondo College celebrated 1,828 graduates during its 56th annual commencement ceremony May 23, including 16 students who received the college’s first-ever bachelor of science degrees. College President Teresa Dreyfuss congratulated graduates at the program’s beginning. “Our dedication to Rio Hondo students is seen in the increased number of graduates who receive associate Read More…

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Downey council considers changes in public comments

DOWNEY — The City Council May 14 agreed that public comments at council meetings are important, but clashed on when those comments should be made. They directed Assistant City Manager John Oskoui to return at the next meeting with a public comment schedule which might satisfy the majority. Currently, all public comments are allowed near Read More…

Culver City Edition Lead Story Local News Politics West Edition

Senator praises Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant

PLAYA DEL REY — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker praised the role the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant is playing in Los Angeles’ efforts to recycle 100 percent of its wastewater by 2035. “Not only are they dealing with the energy crisis, not only are they dealing with cleaning the water, not only are they lowering Read More…