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  1. Puget Sound Vs. Whitworth Broadcast CanceledRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... at Ortmayer Stadium. Visiting Whitworth jumped to a 23-0 lead in the second quarter then held on to defeat Whittier 30-17 in the scorching heat at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon.The Pirates improved to 2-0 under conditions that cleared 100 ...

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  2. 2 charged with murder in stabbing over parking spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... place in a public area - a place where I never thought anything would happen," Crable told the Times on Friday. Whittier Police Officer Brad White said that the swap meet was a busy venue where parking could be difficult but that police had never ...

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  3. Pomona police target prostitutes in special operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Aided by the FBI, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and the Probation Department, Pomona officers targeted women soliciting sex near Holt Avenue on Thursday night, according to a police statement. In their search, police arrested two men attempting to pay for such services, one from Pomona, the other from Whittier.

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  4. Whittier motorcyclist killed in Montebello hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    MONTEBELLO >> A 28-year-old Whittier man died Friday after his motorcycle was rear-ended by a hit-and-run car on Washington Boulevard and crashed into a pole, officials said. Both the motorcycle and the tan, four-door car were headed east on Washington Boulevard “at a high rate of speed” just prior to the collision, police said in a written statement.

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  5. Son of woman killed over parking space recalls shocking violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A South Los Angeles man and woman were charged with murder Tuesday in the stabbing death of a Whittier woman during a dispute over a parking space, authorities announced on Thursday. A South Los Angeles man and woman were charged with murder Tuesday in the stabbing death of a Whittier woman during a dispute over a parking space, authorities announced on Thursday.

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  6. Mother Fatally Stabbed Over Parking Spot: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    A 43-year-old mother was fatally stabbed in front of her adult children in a fight over a parking space at a popular Whittier swap meet last Friday, police said. Whittier police arrested Reggie Cervantes, 22, and Brenda Rangel, 19, on suspicion of murder for their involvement in the death of Elizabeth Yanez on Oct. 17. Officers responded around 9:30 p.m. to a report of a fight in the parking at the Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet.

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  7. La Mirada woman killed over parking space at Santa Fe Springs Swap MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    A La Mirada woman died after she was stabbed in front of her adult children during a dispute over a parking space at the Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet late Friday, Whittier police officials said Thursday. A man and woman face murder charges in connection with the stabbing, which took place about 9:30 p.m. Friday at the swap meet, 13963 Alondra Blvd., Whittier police officials said in a written statement.

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  8. Judy PrattRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Downey Patriot

    Judy Pratt, longtime Downey resident, passed away in her home on October 28, 2012 at the age of 69 due to complications from Parkinson's disease. Judy was born on July 5, 1943 in Whittier, CA.

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  9. Foundersa Memorial Park in Whittier to get new monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Two years after vandals damaged the monuments at Founders' Memorial Park, the city has approved contracts for construction of new memorials. The project should get started in early November and be completed by the end of January, according to Fran Shields, director of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services.

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  10. Whittier community helps Scottya s Family Restaurant to rebuild after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Whittier Daily News

    An employee looks over the damage caused by an early morning fire at Scotty's Family Restaurant in Whittier, Calif. on Monday, October 20, 2014.

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  11. Moms The Word: Dia de los Muertos is a time to reflect on those who came before usRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... is set from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Road, Whittier. Enter through Gate 1. Admission is free. This family-friendly festival celebrates Day of the Dead with an art exhibit at Sky Rose ...

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  12. Kennedy Park in Whittier to get new playground equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A estimated 225 community and Nestle USA Inc. volunteers are scheduled to build a KaBOOM playground Dec. 4 at Kennedy Park, 8530 Painter Ave. “This is an exciting project because the final results are produced by the community,” said Fran Shields, director of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Development. “The project could not be completed without support from the Kennedy Park neighbors, the Whittier Community Foundation, the Whittier Host Lions Club and the city.

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  13. Photos: a Gleea films in Uptown WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Whittier Daily News

    "Glee" cast members Lea Michele and Chord Overstreet film a scene at a piano, placed on a trailer that drove northbound on Greenleaf Avenue in Uptown Whittier, Calif. on Monday October 20, 2014.

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  14. Lea Michele and co-star Overstreet tickle the ivories as they duet on Glee setRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Daily Mail

    There's nothing quite like a Glee duet, which is probably why stars Lea Michele and Chord Overstreet are singing and playing the piano together. Photos taken on-location in Whittier, California on Monday show the actors seated at a grand piano on a raised platform.

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  15. Fire at Scottya s Family Restaurant in Whittier causes $300,000 in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Whittier Daily News

    ... Manny Sampang said no one was injured in the fire that broke out at Scotty's Family Restaurant, 8426 Laurel Ave. Whittier Police Lt. Steve Dean said an officer was flagged down at 3:37 a.m. by a passerby who saw smoke coming from the building. The ...

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  16. Officials: Proposition 1 funding may ease reliance on imported waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Press-Telegram

    ... funding for a $75 million project that would move treated water from the San Jose Creek Water Reclamation Plant in Whittier to existing recharging areas that feed the porous San Gabriel River, eight miles north of the plant. “The WQA fits ...

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  17. a Gleea to film Monday in Uptown WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> 20th Century Fox will be filming scenes for the TV series “Glee” in Uptown on Monday, according to a news release. Driving scenes will be shot on Greenleaf Avenue between Penn and Hadley streets; on Hadley Street, from Greenleaf and Bright avenues; on Bright Avenue from Beverly Boulevard to Penn Street; and on Penn Street from Bright to Greenleaf avenues, according to the release.

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  18. Missing Whittier teen found safe in ClaremontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Whittier Daily News

    The boy was reported missing by worried family members Oct. 9 after he failed to show up at school after leaving his Uptown Whittier home, according to police and family members. “ said he got to Claremont using a bus and was staying with some people he met,” according to the statement.

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  19. Whittier completes environmental impact report for Nelles Youth Correctional Facility siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> After 10 years of planning, the development of the former Nelles Youth Correctional Facility is taking a major step forward with the release of the draft environmental impact report on the proposed redevelopment. “The state only proposed two buildings,” said City Manager Jeff Collier.

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  20. Rocks, gems, jewelry, chili at Whittier Gem & Mineral Society showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Jerry Turner's tools of the trade for the upcoming Whittier Gem & Minieral Society's annual show in Whittier, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. There are nine hammers, tweezers, pliers of every sort, a drill-press vise, two more vises, lamps, bench pins, rubbing alcohol, a roll of paper towels, a cup of different width pencils, plastic cartons of metal scraps, bench blocks on top of cushions to dull the sound of hammering, and at either end of the table a work station.

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