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  1. Adrianna Gonzalez leads St. Paul girls to CIF-SS basketball title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS >> The St. Paul High School girls basketball team will have a second chance in the last three years to bring home a CIF Southern Section title. After losing in the finals two seasons ago, the Swordsmen, behind a season-high 34 points from guard Adrianna Gonzalez, defeated visiting Armenian General Benevolent Union of Canoga Park, 64-45, Saturday night in a Division 4A semifinal and will play for the school's first championship next week.

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  2. Detectives to re-examine evidence in 2000 Pico Rivera fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    PICO RIVERA >> A passerby discovered the body of Michael Ray Avila lying on a bike path east of the San Gabriel River the morning of Jan. 13, 2000. The 17-year-old Santa Fe Springs resident died of multiple stab wounds, said Ed Winter, assistant chief of operations and investigations for the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner.

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  3. St. Paul girls basketball advances to semifinals with 64-52 win over Notre Dame AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS >> The St. Paul and Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary high school girls basketball teams opened the CIF-Southern Section playoffs knowing that if they took care of business they could meet in a mammoth Division 4A semifinal. Clarissa Perez scored a career-high 30 points and host St. Paul advanced to the division final four with a 64-52 victory over Notre Dame Academy, of Los Angeles, in the quarterfinals.

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  4. Santa Fe Springs city manager optimistic about city economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS – For the first time since the Great Recession in 2007, the local economy is starting to perk, said City Manager Thaddeus McCormack at a joint state of the city/county presentation Wednesday. Sales tax revenue is up, empty properties have development proposals and unemployment is down, McCormack said before nearly 100 people at the Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce event at Town Center Hall.

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  5. Central Basin Municipal Water Districta s recycled water price to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Whittier Daily News

    LA HABRA HEIGHTS >> Central Basin Municipal Water District customers could be paying thousands of dollars more for recycled water as the result of a new 25-year agreement with its supplier. The Central Basin Municipal Water District board Monday approved the contract with Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County that calls for a 50 percent increase in price to be phased in over the next five years.

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  6. Development of former Santa Fe Springs refinery site could start in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS – Although the 52-acre site of the former Powerine Oil. Co. refinery has yet to be cleaned up, development of the property could begin as soon as June, according to an official for the international property management group that purchased the property last year.

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  7. Lakeside Middle School in Norwalk named a School to WatchaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Whittier Daily News

    Lakeside Middle School celebrated Friday after being named one of only seven California middle schools as a 2014-15 “School to Watch.” The assembly drew parents, elected officials from Norwalk and Santa Fe Springs, the Little Lake City School District board of trustees, service organizations, and one of the school's original teachers. “This is a rare and special honor for the Little Lake City School District, Lakeside Middle School and each of you,” said Superintendent Philip Perez.

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  8. Man wounded in Santa Fe Springs shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Whittier Daily News

    A man standing in a residential driveway was wounded when a gunman shot him in the forearm Tuesday night, police said. The man in his 50s was in a driveway at 8:31 p.m. when a dark-colored sedan pulled up.

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  9. La Mirada roads projects under way after approval of tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Whittier Daily News

    Workers repair a driveway off of Granada Avenue in La Mirada on Thursday, February 5, 2015. It has been two years since voters in November 2012 approved an increase in the sales tax to raise money to fix roads.

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  10. Man proposes to girlfriend on live TV in Santa Fe SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Whittier Daily News

    With his father, Terry, battling a life threatening disease, Vournazor, 25, of Buena Park, said the support and love of one's family has been at the forefront of his mind. “I had been talking with my brother and other members of my family about getting engaged,” he explained.

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  11. Man wounded in Santa Fe Springs shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Whittier Daily News

    A man in his 50s was standing in a driveway when a gunman shot him in the forearm Tuesday night, police said. The man was in a driveway at 8:31 p.m. when a dark-colored sedan pulled up.

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  12. Man proposes to girlfriend on live TV in Santa Fe SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Whittier Daily News

    With his father, Terry, battling a life threatening disease, Vournazor, 25, of Buena Park, said the support and love of one's family has been at the forefront of his mind. “I had been talking with my brother and other members of my family about getting engaged,” he explained.

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  13. Police release names of 4 suspects arrested in Santa Fe Springs stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Whittier Daily News

    Police on Tuesday released the names of four suspects in a stabbing incident that occurred in Santa Fe Springs over the weekend. Lorenzo Perez, 21, Ryan Arvidson, 25, Marlene Cardenas, 30, and Adam Giavelli, 26 each face one count of assault with a deadly weapon, said Officer John Scoggins of the Whittier Police Department.

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  14. Man stabbed during argument in Santa Fe SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Whittier Daily News

    Officers arrested three men and a woman on Monday afternoon, according to Officer John Scoggins of the Whittier Police Department. He said the four suspects are from Santa Fe Springs.

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  15. Man shot during argument in Santa Fe SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Whittier Daily News

    Whittier Police Lt. Jay Tatman said Monday that the victim is in stable condition at a hospital.

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  16. Former Maggiea s Pub owner Peter Wright honored with memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Whittier Daily News

    Family, friends and patrons gather for a memorial service for Peter Wright, former owner of Maggie's Pub, at Maggie's Pub in Santa Fe Springs on Wednesday February 4, 2015. Wright was killed in a solo vehicle crash on Colima Road Friday night.

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  17. New Santa Fe Springs mayor, the oldest in city history, succeeds youngestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS >> When Councilman Laurie Rios becomes mayor – she was elected last week –at the Feb. 12 council meeting, she'll be the oldest person to serve in that role in this city. But Rios, 84, also will be succeeding Juanita Trujillo, the youngest mayor at age 41 in Santa Fe Springs' history.

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  18. Homeless man accused of arson spree in Whittier, Santa Fe SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS >> A homeless man accused of setting at least four fires in Whittier and Santa Fe Springs over the weekend pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four counts of arson, authorities said. Police arrested Jesse Jesus Provencio, 27, Monday in connection with an arson fire reported the previous day in front of a Santa Fe Springs business, according to Whittier police officials and Los Angeles County booking records.

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  19. About 40 percent of homicides in Whittier area go unsolved, data showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Family and friends watch a slideshow during the funeral service for Stephanie Almanzan, 21, at My Friend's House church in Whittier on Friday October 16, 2009. Almanzan's body was found bound and burned in a Santa Fe Springs trash bin on Oct. 6 by Santa Fe Springs firefighters.

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  20. Santa Fe Springsa batting cages to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    The batting cages in Santa Fe Springs, which were closed nearly three years ago as the result of budget cuts, will reopen in late February. The City Council recently approved a seven-year agreement with Whittier resident Henry Hernandez, owner of The Hitting Zone in La Habra, to run the facility at Little Lake Park, 10900 Pioneer Blvd. Good news for area youngsters.

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