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  1. West Covina starts work on $250,000 playground at Walmerado ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... in the South Hills and off Valinda Avenue have all contributed to the fund recently. Innovative Playgrounds, of Whittier, will install the playground over the next five weeks, with a planned unveiling in early November, according to Freeland. The ...

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  2. West Covina starts work on $250,000 playground at Walmerado ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... in the South Hills and off Valinda Avenue have all contributed to the fund recently. Innovative Playgrounds, of Whittier, will install the playground over the next five weeks, with a planned unveiling in early November, according to Freeland. The ...

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  3. Illegal alien kills young man, gets probation and stays hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    ... the motion was denied, and Rodriguez remains free, on unsupervised probation , and is reportedly living in or near Whittier, Calif. Rodriguez speaks only Spanish and has required the use of an interpreter (funded by the taxpayers) at each one of his ...

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  4. Former Whittier College dean, George Tenopir, 90, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> George Kenneth Tenopir, a retired dean of admissions and financial aid at Whittier College, died Sept.  21 at his home of 61 years in Whittier. “George Tenopir was revered by so many of us on campus and by generations of Whittier alumni,” said Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger.

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  5. Thousands turn out for Long Beach Comic and Horror ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Press-Telegram

    ... Convention. “This is my first (convention) and my first time dressing up,” smiled Janelle Sanchez of Whittier who was at the show with her two small daughters, Trinity, 6, and AJ, 5. Sanchez was dressed as Harlequin, the jester-like ...

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  6. Artists to invade Whittier Sunday for first a Uptown Art Crawl FestivalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Uptown Whittier will be transformed into an arts fair Sunday, attracting thousands of fans to experience the creativity of more than 150 artists. The inaugural “Uptown Art Crawl Festival” is a one-day art fair to experience innovative visual artists, gifted musicians, dancing performers, and the culinary creators, living in Whittier and surrounding cities, organizers said.

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  7. Whittier light rail route faces well-funded oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A routine discussion about light rail extension project took an unexpected turn this week when city Councilman Joe Vinatieri said in his opinion the environmental impact report on the project favors the 60 Freeway route. “I was flabbergasted that, I think, there was a recommendation that the other route, the 60 park-and-ride route, would receive priority,” Vinatieri said Tuesday at the City Council meeting.

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  8. Glendale boys' water polo takes down upper-division foeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Glendale News-Press

    ... OK to go." Glendale, ranked third in the division, improved to 7-5 under the guidance of first-year coach Stephen Whittier. South Pasadena, ranked 10th in Division III, dropped to 3-7. Piloyan scored three goals in the first half despite being ...

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  9. Norwalk man charged with series of bank robberies in Whittier, South Gate, NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Whittier Daily News

    Mario Marques Llanes, 27, of Norwalk, is accused of being a serial bank robber the FBI has dubbed the "Cold Blooded Bandit," linked to bank robberies in Whittier, South South Gate and Norwalk since late June. The bandit is pictured in this bank surveillance photo during a robbery at a Union Bank branch in Whittier on Sept.

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  10. Downey's Rick Rodriguez honored by Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Downey Patriot

    ... heart of a volunteer, a motto he puts into action every day. It was a quiet day at the Parnell Community Center in Whittier where Albert Del Real and Isabel Haro were working at the front desk. A meditation class was taking place in a nearby room. ...

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  11. Puente Hills Habitat celebrates 20 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... of the photo and essay contests will be announced. “We want to thank Hacienda Heights, Rowland Heights and Whittier for their support over the past two decades,” said Executive Director Andrea Gullo. The agency manages 3,800 acres in ...

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  12. Volleyball: Arcadia excels by moving Lexi Resch to oppositeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Whittier Daily News

    ... trying to upgrade everybody.” If everything goes its way, St. Paul is hoping to be playing Westridge for the Whittier Fall Classic volleyball title on Saturday. The two teams met in the season-opening Gladstone tournament championship match a ...

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  13. Whittier native seeks votes to win film contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Whittier Daily News

    Whittier native Alex Hunter and his directing partner, Julian Doan, need the public's help in a contest where the winner is given a chance to direct a feature film produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. “Project Greenlight,” is a documentary series executive produced by Affleck and Damon, which chronicles the search for first-time directors.

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  14. Whitworth's Peterson Wins NWC Player Of The Week HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | 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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  15. Cold Blooded Bandit turns himself in to Whittier policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Press-Telegram

    A man suspected of robbing banks in Whittier, Norwalk and South Gate as the Cold Blooded Bandit turned himself in, police said. Mario Marques Llanes, 27, was arrested at 7:22 p.m. Booking records don't show a city of residence.

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  16. Whittier council approves dog park contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday in favor of awarding a construction contract for the long-awaited dog park that a community group called the Dog Park Task Force has been working to get since early 2011. Fran Shields, director of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services, said work on the dog park should begin within a month.

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  17. Los Angeles Sheriffa s Department looking for charcoal sedan that sped toward deputy in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Whittier Daily News

    A Los Angeles Sheriff's Department deputy trying to get a sedan to move out of the road had to jump to the side when the car came speeding toward him Monday evening. According to Lt.

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  18. Whittier Boys & Girls Cluba s Fifth Dimension program focuses on a digital storytellingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Past the gym, the music room and the homework room, up the stairs and down a hallway lined with images of mortarboards and pictures of Youths of the Year, Alexandra Guevara stands at the entrance to yet another room, another beehive of activity. “We recently updated all the technology,” she says, looking inside where about 30 kids a day participate in the Fifth Dimension program at the Boys & Girls Club of Whittier, 7905 S. Greenleaf Ave. “It's a complete Apple lab.

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  19. Duo robs Whittier cell phone store of $2,000, cell phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Two men wearing hooded sweatshirts and white face masks robbed a cell phone store of about $2,000 and several cell phones, police said. Whittier Police Lt.

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  20. Azusa Pacific holds off Simon Fraser for football win, 32-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Whittier Daily News

    ... two touchdown passes of 8 yards each to Tanner Henry and Watson had a 4-yard run to key the 20-point advantage. Whittier 23, Lewis and Clark 10 >> Steven Rivera (Arroyo) threw for 208 yards and Marcel Blow and Erek Brown combined 146 yards rushing ...

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