Grandmother wins lottery

PICO RIVERA - A 73-year-old retired grandmother has claimed a California Lottery ticket sold in Pico Rivera last week worth $9 million.Audelia Ramirez, of Alhambra, is a mother to six children and grandmother to eight. She used their birthdates to choose the winning lottery numbers. When asked what she planned to do with her winnings, Ramirez said she "has lived in a small apartment for a really long time, so she would just love to buy a house." The winning ticket was sold at Superior Super Warehouse on Whittier Boulevard. A second winning ticket, sold at a San Diego liquor store, is still unclaimed.

********** Published: September 15, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 22