LOS ANGELES -- The "giant" from Mexico is coming to southern California next week. Grupo Gigante is scheduled to open its first U.S. store here in densely Hispanic Pico Rivera May 5 -- coincidentally, Cinco de Mayo, a holiday commemorating Mexico's 1742 victory over the French Army. The 60,000-square-foot store is the first of four locations the Mexico City-based giant expects to open here this year. Moving into southern California is a logical expansion for Grupo Gigante (pronounced ...

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