Business feature: El Rancho immersed in community

By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer

The El Rancho Restaurant celebrates 20 years of serving the Portales community this month. Owners of the family-owned business say they are working to give back blessings they have received through the course of the year.

A little history: Joe Garcia and his parents, Ruben and Sara Garcia, own and operate the restaurant, which opened in May 1989.

They remodeled a restaurant called the Campus Drive-In, adding the front dinning area to seat more customers. Ruben