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Alejandra Reyes-Velarde

Alejandra Reyes-Velarde started as a Metpro reporter at the Los Angeles Times in 2017. She previously wrote for the San Francisco Business Times and covered local news and crime for the Sacramento Bee. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from UCLA, where she worked at the student-run Daily Bruin. Originally from Duarte, Calif., Reyes is a native Spanish speaker.
Rare tornado touches down in Fresno County amid winter storm

Experts are surveying the damage of a tornado that struck outside Clovis, California, on Thursday afternoon.

Mexican drug cartel leader indicted two decades ago admits transporting drugs to the U.S.

Juan Jose Alvarez-Tostado Galvan, also known as “El Compadre,” admitted that in his role as a leader in the Juarez cartel, he collected at least $24 million in narcotics proceeds in Chicago, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

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