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Area student serves on former first lady’s advisory board

PICO RIVERA — An El Rancho High School senior visited the White House in the final days of the Obama administration. Bethania Perez visited the nation’s capital as one of 17 members of the student advisory board of Better Make Room, Michelle Obama’s initiative to increase college attendance. As part of her new position, she Read More…

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Area cities to celebrate Independence Day

Area cities will celebrate Independence Day with carnivals, activities and fireworks this weekend. Admission is free to all events. The city of Pico Rivera will host its annual fireworks spectacular at El Rancho High School, 6501 Passons Blvd., beginning at 5 p.m.  July 2. The event will feature jumpers, food booths and other family-friendly activities, Read More…