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  1. Man fatally shot on Pico Rivera sidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    ... of Rosemead Boulevard, officials said. A 25-year-old man showed up at the emergency room of PIH Health Hospital in Whittier with stab wounds, Lt. Sergio Escobedo of the sheriff's Pico Rivera Station said. Deputies developed information that the ...


  2. Whittier Village Clock shines againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Whittier Daily News

    STC Management CEO, John Hsu, center, as City officials and Whittier Uptown Association officials dedicated the old Whittier Village Clock on the corner of Greenleaf Ave. and Philadelphia St. in Whittier, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The Whittier Village Clock, which dates to 1915, is working again after being broken for about 10 years.


  3. Man attacked, carjacked in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Whittier Daily News

    A man was pistol-whipped and robbed of his car and wallet early Thursday morning by several armed men wearing bandanas over their faces. Whittier Police Sgt.


  4. Water line break in Whittier closes portion of Norwalk BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A water line break in the early afternoon Friday at Norwalk Boulevard and Orange Grove forced the closure of Norwalk between Beverly and Whittier boulevards. The break caused a sink hole that was an estimated 4- to 5-feet deep, said Whittier Public Works Director David Pelser.


  5. Unsung Heroes: Whittier teacher shows Pioneer High students the meaning of communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Whittier Daily News

    ... a little stronger by their actions and commitment. One story will be featured each day through the new year. WHITTIER >> Javier Gonzalez learned early in life the importance of community and encouraging others through action, as a youngster growing ...


  6. Whittier raid nets guns, drugs hundreds of fraudulent credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Evidence seized by the Whittier Police department is being catalogued at the police station in Whittier on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Five people were arrested from a Whittier home where a slew of credit cards, documents, a semi-machine gun, two handguns and a small amount of methamphetamine were found as part of a fraud case.


  7. Albion men's basketball dropped in overtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    ... competing against great teams - we need to win." The Britons head home for Christmas break and then travel to Whittier, California for the Purple and Gold Poet Classic on December 29th for two final tune-ups before Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic ...


  8. Weekend events: Winter Wonderland in Covina among top 10 things to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... “Tuesday Tucks Me In - The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog.” 5:30 p.m. Dec. 22, Whittier Public Library, 7344 S. Washington Ave., Whittier, free with ticket from children's desk, ages 3 and older, 562-567-9900. ...


  9. Senior citizen beaten, carjacked outside Whittier 99 Cents Only Store; suspect jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A man beat a senior citizen unconscious and stole the victim's car at knifepoint early Wednesday in the parking lot of a Whittier 99 Cents Only Store before being captured, police said. Michael Allen Echavarria, 27, of Whittier is accused of carjacking in connection with the 7:55 a.m. crime outside the store, 15345 Whittier Blvd., according to Whittier police officials and Los Angeles County booking records.


  10. Smart & Final may move into empty Albertsons store in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A new Smart and Final Extra store may open soon in the commercial property at Whittier Boulevard and Greenleaf Avenue formerly occupied by an Albertsons store. “We are very excited to have them come into our community and locate at this high visibility location,” said City Manager Jeff Collier.


  11. Another UAB quarterback says he plans to play at South Alabama next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alabama Live

    ... going through spring practice. He has one season of eligibility remaining. Clements, a 6-foot-2, 210-pounder from Whittier, Calif., who joined UAB after two seasons of junior college play at Cerritos College, joins former Blazers' quarterback Austin ...


  12. Princess Cruises announces Rose Parade 'Inspiring Stories' contest winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    ... the loss of 790 lives and damages to other ships and aircraft. He earned the Bronze Star and at age 91 resides in Whittier, Calif. Four additional entries-an Alaskan cruise turned marriage proposal, a golden wedding anniversary cruise, a young ...


  13. Ozzy Foundation in Whittier helps pet owners pay for vet billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> The Ozzy Foundation, a Whittier-based nonprofit dedicated to helping families with costly veterinary bills, has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA. “Health care decisions for a pet should be based on quality of life, not financial costs,” said Maria Claver, founder and president of Ozzy.


  14. Whittiera s Sopia Rodriguez rebounded from injury to win league titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Whittier Daily News

    The day before the Woodbridge Invitational in September, the Whittier High School senior was complaining about soreness in her leg. An initial diagnosis was a stress fracture.


  15. Man found with gunshot wound in county area near WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Whittier Daily News

    An uncooperative man with a gunshot wound to his ankle refused to admit to sheriff's deputies Monday night that he was shot and would not tell them how he came to be injured. The 27-year-old Norwalk man flagged down a driver for help near Duchess Drive and Reichling Lane in unincorporated Los Angeles County and told the driver he'd been shot, but when deputies from the Pico Rivera station showed up to question him, he back tracked, according to Lt.


  16. Thirteen honored with All-CIF boys' water polo recognitionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Glendale News-Press

    ... tough division and its certainly no cakewalk when you have [champion] Righetti and [runner-up] Cerritos in there," Whittier said. "These two showed why they are All-CIF first-team players. "With Manuk, his shooting and defense were off the charts. ...


  17. California couple wins ride on Princess Cruises Pasadena Rose Parade floatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Examiner.com

    A Whittier, California war veteran and his wife took the grand prize in Princess cruises 50th Anniversary "Inspiring Stories" essay contest in which former guests were invited to share an inspirational experience that occurred on a Princess cruise vacation for the opportunity to ride on the line's Rose Parade float on January 1, 2015. Paula and Nathan Abbott were selected from nearly l,000 entries as the grand-prize winners.


  18. Man killed, 17-year-old girl wounded in Whittier shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A man died and a teenage girl was wounded after an argument led to a drive-by shooting early Sunday, police said. Jose Duarte, 26, of Whittier, died at a hospital following the shooting, which took place shortly after midnight along Lambert Road, just east of Sante Fe Springs Road, Whittier police Officer Bradley White said.


  19. West Covina police help Whittier family, others with shopping spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Around this time of year, Bobby and Amanda Klep are preparing to feed hundreds of needy families a holiday meal out of Scotty's Family Restaurant in Whittier. However, after their family-owned restaurant burned downin October, it was the Klep's who needed some holiday cheer and generosity this season.


  20. 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Whittier Drive-By ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | CBS Local

    ... source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [...] WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) - Detectives investigated the circumstances surrounding a drive-by shooting Sunday that killed a 26-year-old man ...


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