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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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Solar eclipse has thousands looking toward the sky

LOS ANGELES — From rooftops, open fields, street corners and office windows, Angelenos turned their eyes to the sky Aug. 21 to catch a glimpse of the first solar eclipse visible in the United States since 1979. At the Griffith Observatory, thousands of star-gazers waited hours to view the eclipse, even though Southern California was Read More…

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Five-person soccer tournament to be held in Norwalk

Neymar Jr’s Five global soccer tournament is held April 1 at the Urban Soccer 5 Center, 12000 Firestone Blvd., Norwalk. Male and female players compete in a five-a-side knockout tournament to determine the top soccer team to represent Los Angeles in the U.S. finals. Information: (818) 621-1111. Other upcoming events include: Friday, March 31 Tax Read More…