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Paramount High School student places third in contest

PARAMOUNT — Paramount High School senior Jerardo “JJ” Valle’s passion for combining ingredients to create the perfect dish propelled him to a third-place finish in the sixth annual Marukan Cup of Culinary Excellence competition. Valle earned a prize of $250 for exceptional taste, presentation and creativity. His entrée featured gourmet chicken tacos topped with juicy Read More…

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College fair preps Paramount students for higher learning

PARAMOUNT — Patricia Lopez wanted her seventh-grade daughter to get an early start on learning about potential colleges.  Paramount High School freshman Alexia Jimenez knows exactly what she’s looking for in higher education, she just wants to find the right school. Both found more than enough valuable information to help them plan for success during Read More…

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Little Tokyo has concerns about Southeast rail line

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — A new 20-mile-long light rail line between Artesia and downtown Los Angeles is in the planning stages by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and is scheduled to start construction in 2022. The West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor, also known as the Eco-Line, would travel through Read More…