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

    30 min ago | 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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  2. Photos: a Gleea films in Uptown WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | 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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  3. Lea Michele and co-star Overstreet tickle the ivories as they duet on Glee setRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 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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  4. Fire at Scottya s Family Restaurant in Whittier causes $300,000 in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 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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  5. Officials: Proposition 1 funding may ease reliance on imported waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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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  6. a Gleea to film Monday in Uptown WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Judith 'Star' RohrerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Tribune-News

    Judith Mae "Star" Rohrer, 66, passed away on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at her home in Snowflake following a lengthy illness. Star was born on May 15, 1948, in Whittier, Calif., to the late Glen Montrose and Barbara Dean Hendricks.

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  11. Google reps work with Whittier students to make them digitally safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Whittier Daily News

    On Wednesday, Google's Online Safety Roadshow visited Edwards to present the search engine giant's program designed to educate parents and students on how to be more successful and safe online. “Google started this program last fall, and since then has presented it to 21,000 students,” said Jaime Hill, Google public affairs analyst.

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  12. The Foundation of Hope and Innovation Hosts Halloween Fundraising Event for Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | PRWeb

    The Foundation of Hope and Innovation will be hosting a Halloween Fundraising Event on Friday, October 24th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at My Friend's House Church, located on 16525 Norwalk Blvd in Whittier, CA. This family event will be a fun-filled night of carnival games, raffle prizes, food, and a costume parade and contest for the children.

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  13. Salvation Army gives homeless population a helping hand in PasadenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    PASADENA >> The grin on Dancy Lee's face Tuesday morning quickly grew into a smile as he stepped from the barber's chair and checked out his new trim in the cosmetologist's mirror. Lee, 62, originally of Los Angeles, was one of 250 or so San Gabriel Valley and Whittier area homeless who took advantage of a variety of basic services offered at the Salvation Army on the grounds of their facility on North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena.

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  14. Whittier, La Habra Police departments receive public safety grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Whittier Daily News

    Whittier and La Habra Police departments received grants totaling more than $100,000 each for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness for traffic related deaths and injuries. “Traffic safety is a high priority for our community,” La Habra Police Chief Jerry Price said.

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  15. Assembly candidates Calderon, Topalian present contrasting views in debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> The state is either on the right track, having balanced a budget and provided more money for education or there's too much corruption and government spending is going up too much. Those were the two views presented by Assembly candidates Democratic incumbent Ian Calderon of Industry, and Republican Rita Topalian of Whittier during a candidates forum Monday held by the League of Women Voters at Whittier City Hall.

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  16. Tensions Escalate Between Slain Mayor's Brother, Wife At Memorial ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | CBS Local

    Crespo's brother, among the loved ones present at Rose Hills Memorial Chapel in Whittier, became emotional when he was asked about his brother's wife, who shot him during an argument and who was also present at the service. "She didn't have to kill my brother.

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  17. Memorial held for Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo allegedly shot by wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | LA Daily News

    BELL GARDENS >> A steady stream of mourners appeared at a public memorial service for slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo. The service was held Monday night at Rose Hills Memorial Chapel in Whittier and will be followed by a private memorial Tuesday.

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  18. Redlands High Schoola s Gabby Haugh a seasoned weightlifterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... in Fullerton, a 2012 USA junior national qualifying meet in Anaheim, and the 2014 Chikara St. Patty's Day Open in Whittier. “I think, at first, people are surprised and that makes sense,” Haugh said. “Most people don't associate ...

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  19. Greg Hancock Wins 2014 Speedway World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Motorcycle.com

    ... Kasprzak finished second in the title chase with 132 points to Hancock's 140. The 44-year-old Hancock, from Whittier, Calif., also won the FIM Speedway World Championship in 2011 and 1997. He has competed in FIM Speedway since 1995. The history of ...

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  20. Crave-worthy courses for a Bible-starved cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | World Magazine

    ... preached by Billy Graham. Before launching the Bible Fluency site, Berding ran three pilot classes at his church in Whittier, Calif., for students ranging in age from 12 to 70, and the feedback was encouraging. His resources are a bit famous among ...

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