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

    4 hrs ago | 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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  2. Teena s letter to dad in a oeheavena gets a responseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... gosh!'" said Sturgiss. "It was so deep and emotional." The balloon was signed by a girl who lived 450 miles away in Whittier, California. Her name is Ashlynn Marracino. She's 16. And although she was happy to learn someone found her balloon, that ...

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  3. Whittier man with dementia goes missing during routine walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Police are seeking a 72-year-old Whittier who suffers from Alzheimer's and other medical problems man who went missing Friday during his usual walk on the Greenway Trail. Roger Metzler was last seen about 4 p.m. in the 13000 block of Putnam Street, Whittier police officials said in a written statement.

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  4. 18-year-old Whittier man killed in fiery freeway crash in Industry mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    INDUSTRY >> Coroner's officials have identified an 18-year-old college student from Whittier who died in a fiery crash on the 60 Freeway in Industry last week after his disabled car was rear-ended by a cargo van. Johnny Gonzalez Jr. died Jan. 13 following the 10:36 p.m. crash on the westbound 60 Freeway, just east of Fairway Drive, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.

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  5. CHP: Alhambra fire engine at fault in collision with Monterey Park fire engine last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... on July 10, 2011, at Garfield Avenue and Main Street in Alhambra resulted in the death of Officer Ryan Stringer of Whittier and seriously injured the other involved officer, Juan Carlos Mejia. A CHP investigation recommended a misdemeanor ...

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  6. Woman guilty of murder in husbanda s 2007 shooting death in South WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH WHITTIER >> Nearly seven years after a woman claimed she accidentally shot her husband to death at their Whittier home, a jury convicted her of murder Friday following her second trial. The Norwalk Superior Court jury deliberated for less than two days before finding Linda Gwozdz , 57, guilty of second-degree murder for the April 26, 2007, slaying of then-husband Patrick Duffey, 50, Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Robert Villa said.

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  7. Teen sends letter to dad in "heaven" and gets a responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    ... gosh!'" said Sturgiss. "It was so deep and emotional." The balloon was signed by a girl who lived 450 miles away in Whittier, California. Her name is Ashlynn Marracino. She's 16. And although she was happy to learn someone found her balloon, that ...

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  8. Rio Hondo College in Whittier a ecstatica over selection to offer four-year degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Whittier Daily News

    Students attend the first day of classes at Rio Hondo College in Whittier. 2013 file photo.

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  9. MINESHIMA, SetsukoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dayton Daily News

    ... t Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering. Burial in Oasis of Eternity in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.routsong.com

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  10. Whittier College edges Redlands in 3 overtimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Press-Enterprise

    The University of Redlands men's basketball team fell to Whittier College, 93-90, after three overtime periods on Thursday night in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. Whittier and Redlands were tied at 69 at the end of regulation leading to the first overtime where both teams posted nine points to be tied at 78. Tied again at the end of the second overtime at 84, Whittier managed to outscore Redlands, 9-6, for the win.

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  11. Licensed San Gabriel Valley vendor hasna t run into serious crime problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    You see them almost every day cruising the streets from Temple City to El Monte, Whittier to West Covina. There's the ubiquitous ice cream trucks that lure us out with their musical tones and sweet frozen treats.

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  12. 18-year-old Whittier man killed in fiery freeway crash in Industry identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    INDUSTRY >> Coroner's officials have identified a Whittier man who died in a fiery crash on the 60 Freeway in Industry after his disabled car was rear-ended by a cargo van last week. Johnny Gonzalez Jr., 18, died Jan. 13 following the 10:36 p.m. crash on the westbound 60 Freeway, just east of Fairway Drive, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.

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  13. Man killed in Broadway Park shooting in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A man was shot and killed Tuesday at a local park in what police believe was a gang-related incident. Ed Winter, spokesman for the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner, said the victim hasn't been identified.

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  14. One killed in Broadway Park shooting in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Whittier Daily News

    He said there was a brief exchange of words then one of the suspects shot the victim. The duo fled the scene. Officers checking a call about gunfire at the park found the victim with gunshot wounds to the chest, Scoggins said.

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

    Tuesday Jan 20 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    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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  16. Whittier checkpoint nets DUI arrest, 10 citationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Police arrested one alleged drunken driver and issued 10 citations during an overnight checkpoint in Whittier, officials said Saturday. Officers screened 1,216 drivers during the checkpoint, which was held from 7:30 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday on Whittier Boulevard at Redman Avenue, just east of the 605 Freeway, Whittier police Lt.

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  17. Horoscope: January 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Campbell Reporter

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Dancer and actress Kherington Payne was born in Whittier, Calif., today in 1990.This birthday gal first made herself known to TV viewers as a contestant on "So You Think You Can Dance" in 2008. She would go on to appear on episodes of "Vegas," "True Blood" and "CSI."

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  18. How the public can comment on the Whittier Nelles developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2012 | Whittier Daily News

    The city is working on a plan to complete key redevelopment projects, including Nelles, despite the end of redevelopment funding. WHITTIER >> To accommodate what Councilman Joe Vinatieri called the biggest thing to hit Whittier in 57 years, the City Council will allow more time for the public to comment on redevelopment of the former Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility.

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  19. Smoke from car fire causes evacuation of Whittier apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A non-injury car fire in an underground parking garage sent smoke into a senior-living high-rise apartment building, prompting the evacuation of dozens of people while firefighters cleared the air.

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  20. Slack Key Festival highlights Hawaiian community in South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Whittier Daily News

    ... such as E Hula Mau in Long Beach, and concerts, like those at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts in Whittier. He also sees it spreading globally. “You'll find that as strong as the Hawaiian community is within itself, the ...

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