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Legislature Names Section of 60 Freeway in Honor of Bobby Salcedo

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Bobby Salcedo was well known in El Monte. The 33-year-old Mountain View High School graduate was an assistant principal and school board member before he was kidnapped and shot execution style on New Year's Day in Gomez Palacio, Mexico.

Now signs along the 60 Freeway between Monterey Park and Rosemead mark the porition as the Roberto "Bobby" Salcedo Memorial Highway, according to the Whittier Daily News.

"We have all been touched by Bobby's story and it has inspired us all to do better and work harder," said the legislation's sponsor Assemblyman Mike Eng of El Monte. "I will always remember him for his legacy of providing our children with unlimited opportunities for success, as a teacher, administrator, and as a school board member."