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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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LAUSD school board candidates meet in debate

MAYWOOD — The two candidates involved in a runoff election for a seat on the Los Angeles school board squared off in a 90-minute debate April 11 at the Southeast Rio Vista YMCA. Jackie Goldberg and Heather Repenning are seeking to replace Ref Rodriguez in District 5 of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board Read More…

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Rios selected mayor of Norwalk by council colleagues

NORWALK — Women continue to lead the City Council as Vice Mayor Margarita Rios was selected by colleagues April 2 to replace Mayor Jennifer Perez. Rios, a former member of the Norwalk-La Mirada school board, also serves as a sergeant in the district’s police department and was elected to the council in March 2017. Longtime Read More…