Business Feature: Leal’s celebrates 50 years of spice

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Quannah Saiz, left, and Monica Lott of Clovis have lunch Monday at Leal’s restaurant on Mabry Drive. The pair said they’ve been coming to Leal’s for years. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Sergio Leal begins each day at 4:30 a.m. making homemade tortillas in Muleshoe. From there the tortillas […]

Naturalization complicated for many immigrants

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Carolina Lopez helps out a customer at the Carneceria Chihuahua restaurant in Portales. Lopez’ parents came to the United States illegally but are now permanent U.S. residents. (Freedom Newspapers: Tony Parra) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Growing up, Maria Valenzuela lived in a crowded adobe house with her family in Michoacan, Mexico. They shared […]

Sergio Silva

Sergio Delgado Silva died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005, in Presa Nueva, Mexico. He was born Feb. 18, 1976, to Andres and Sara Delgado Silva. He moved to the United States in 2001. He married Frances Garcia of Clovis in 2002. He was employed by Bonestroo Dairy in Roosevelt County. Family members said he enjoyed fishing, […]

Ramirez, Sergio

Sergio Ramirez Services: Have been held. Sergio Ramirez, 77, of Clovis, died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 12, 1927, in Santiago De, Chile, to Oscar and Rebecca Garcia Ramirez. He married Ingrid Talmon-Gross on Dec. 31, 1959, in Pforzheim, Germany. He came to Cannon Air Force Base in […]