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5-27-20 STPAUL-FB01
| 11:01 am

St. Paul is ready for football season

SANTA FE SPRINGS - St. Paul appears to be ready for the football season, like most high schools these days. With no spring practice and players working out on their own, everyone ...
5-26-20 LA SERNA-SIGNING04
| 9:45 am

La Serna pays tribute to college-bound student athletes

WHITTIER - La Serna, like all other high schools, has always held annual athletic college signing days. Typically, these special events have been held in the gymnasium with family and friends in ...
img_0299-1024x683
| 11:49 am

Whittier officials push for quicker reopening

WHITTIER -- The city of Whittier will write a letter to county and state legislators expressing its frustration with stay-at-home orders, which are devastating local small businesses even as Whittier’s coronavirus numbers ...
5-26-20 GREENLEAF-CLOSURE
| 11:35 am

Whittier closing Greenleaf Avenue to help stores, restaurants

WHITTIER -- Whittier has a plan it hopes will help struggling Uptown Whittier stores and restaurants during the pandemic: close Greenleaf Avenue.    The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan ...
covid-testing-universal-832x469
| 11:04 am

Whittier facility now offering COVID-19 tests

WHITTIER — SCU Health, Integrative Health & Medicine, a Whittier-based health services provider and division of Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU), is now offering COVID-19 testing to the general public. ...
75472909_2574480222611577_8270059343487959040_o
| 11:19 am

Whittier YMCA honors volunteers, staff for outstanding service

WHITTIER — The YMCA of Greater Whittier is proud to present its annual service awards. Each year the Y recognizes staff and volunteers for their outstanding service to the Y’s mission. Each ...
memorial day
| 11:13 am

A Memorial Day unlike any other

Next Monday is Memorial Day, the day that is set aside to remember those military heroes and their families who died in defense of our nation, our way of life. We also ...
5-18-20 LS-FOOTBALL
| 10:58 am

La Serna football coaches surprised with drive-by celebration

WHITTIER — A drive-by parade set up by the La Serna High School football Touchdown Club led to a surprise of boosters, fans and players in front of head coach Andy George’s ...
052020_WUHSD_CASTRO
| 10:19 am

Griselda Castro promoted to principal of La Serna High School

WHITTIER – La Serna High School Assistant Principal Griselda Castro – an educator in the Whittier Union High School District for the past 25 years – has been appointed to serve as ...
5-13-20 SALVATION ARMY_01
| 9:54 am

Whittier chooses Salvation Army to operate 139-bed homeless shelter

WHITTIER - The Whittier City Council has selected the Salvation Army to operate a 139-bed homeless shelter, a critical step as Whittier attempts to house its homeless and enforce park curfews and ...
5-13-20 SALVATION ARMY
| 9:50 am

What a homeless navigation center means for Whittier

Tuesday was a very important City Council meeting as the Council chose the Salvation Army as the service provider for the establishment and operation of our new homeless navigation center. In 2018, ...
pico rivera testing
| 7:08 am

Pico Rivera opens testing site, hopes to test all residents

PICO RIVERA — Pico Rivera has partnered with a non-profit with the goal of testing every resident for COVID-19. The City Council on April 28 approved a partnership with US HealthFairs.org to ...
sorry
| 7:00 am

The 3 types of apologies

Here are the three different kinds of apologies. Each one has its own unique feel and purpose.   If I offended [or, hurt, insulted, harmed] you, I apologize.   The first type ...
051320_WUHSD_MORENOGALLEGOS1
| 10:31 am

Whittier student overcomes language barriers to become campus leader

WHITTIER – Santa Fe High School senior Angel Moreno Gallegos has traveled a long road to become the first member of his family to graduate from an American high school and attend ...
5-6-20-W-Water Polo
| 1:57 pm

Whittier High’s top sports teams of the year

WHITTIER - Consider the 22 sports that are in competition at Whittier High School. Each year, a few of them rise to the top and this past season was no exception. With ...
050620_WUHSD_COLLEGESIGNING5
| 4:44 pm

Whittier students mark College Signing Day with virtual celebration

WHITTIER – Whittier Union seniors donned college apparel, held school pennants and posed with colorful balloons as they reminisced about their high school experiences and celebrated their next steps – into college, ...
Thief broken glass in car window
| 12:35 pm

Man charged with shattering car windows with BB gun

WHITTIER -- A 19-year-old man was charged today with vandalism and other criminal counts for the shattering of car windows with a BB gun in Whittier. Christian Brian Peña, of La Habra, ...
80730501_2740822152649865_1931498366978490368_o
| 7:30 am

Rose Hills reopens with limited hours

WHITTIER -- Rose Hills Memorial Park, closed for a month during the coronavirus pandemic, has started the process of a gradual reopening.  The cemetery is now open from 4:30 p.m. to dusk, ...
| 12:11 pm

What the lawsuit settlement means for Whittier

It’s good to share some thoughts with you this week. In the midst of the pandemic, our lives are changing in so many different ways but things are still happening at the ...
4-28-20-FOOTBALL01
| 12:02 pm

Whittier football players wait patiently on the sidelines

WHITTIER — Football. What about football these days? No, it’s not in season, but all levels from professional, college and down to high school are all on their own and in a ...
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5-27-20 STPAUL-FB01
| 11:01 am

St. Paul is ready for football season

SANTA FE SPRINGS - St. Paul appears to be ready for the football season, like most high schools these days. With no spring practice and players working out on their own, everyone ...
5-26-20 LA SERNA-SIGNING04
| 9:45 am

La Serna pays tribute to college-bound student athletes

WHITTIER - La Serna, like all other high schools, has always held annual athletic college signing days. Typically, these special events have been held in the gymnasium with family and friends in ...
img_0299-1024x683
| 11:49 am

Whittier officials push for quicker reopening

WHITTIER -- The city of Whittier will write a letter to county and state legislators expressing its frustration with stay-at-home orders, which are devastating local small businesses even as Whittier’s coronavirus numbers ...
5-26-20 GREENLEAF-CLOSURE
| 11:35 am

Whittier closing Greenleaf Avenue to help stores, restaurants

WHITTIER -- Whittier has a plan it hopes will help struggling Uptown Whittier stores and restaurants during the pandemic: close Greenleaf Avenue.    The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan ...
covid-testing-universal-832x469
| 11:04 am

Whittier facility now offering COVID-19 tests

WHITTIER — SCU Health, Integrative Health & Medicine, a Whittier-based health services provider and division of Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU), is now offering COVID-19 testing to the general public. ...
75472909_2574480222611577_8270059343487959040_o
| 11:19 am

Whittier YMCA honors volunteers, staff for outstanding service

WHITTIER — The YMCA of Greater Whittier is proud to present its annual service awards. Each year the Y recognizes staff and volunteers for their outstanding service to the Y’s mission. Each ...
memorial day
| 11:13 am

A Memorial Day unlike any other

Next Monday is Memorial Day, the day that is set aside to remember those military heroes and their families who died in defense of our nation, our way of life. We also ...
5-18-20 LS-FOOTBALL
| 10:58 am

La Serna football coaches surprised with drive-by celebration

WHITTIER — A drive-by parade set up by the La Serna High School football Touchdown Club led to a surprise of boosters, fans and players in front of head coach Andy George’s ...
052020_WUHSD_CASTRO
| 10:19 am

Griselda Castro promoted to principal of La Serna High School

WHITTIER – La Serna High School Assistant Principal Griselda Castro – an educator in the Whittier Union High School District for the past 25 years – has been appointed to serve as ...
5-13-20 SALVATION ARMY_01
| 9:54 am

Whittier chooses Salvation Army to operate 139-bed homeless shelter

WHITTIER - The Whittier City Council has selected the Salvation Army to operate a 139-bed homeless shelter, a critical step as Whittier attempts to house its homeless and enforce park curfews and ...
5-13-20 SALVATION ARMY
| 9:50 am

What a homeless navigation center means for Whittier

Tuesday was a very important City Council meeting as the Council chose the Salvation Army as the service provider for the establishment and operation of our new homeless navigation center. In 2018, ...
pico rivera testing
| 7:08 am

Pico Rivera opens testing site, hopes to test all residents

PICO RIVERA — Pico Rivera has partnered with a non-profit with the goal of testing every resident for COVID-19. The City Council on April 28 approved a partnership with US HealthFairs.org to ...
sorry
| 7:00 am

The 3 types of apologies

Here are the three different kinds of apologies. Each one has its own unique feel and purpose.   If I offended [or, hurt, insulted, harmed] you, I apologize.   The first type ...
051320_WUHSD_MORENOGALLEGOS1
| 10:31 am

Whittier student overcomes language barriers to become campus leader

WHITTIER – Santa Fe High School senior Angel Moreno Gallegos has traveled a long road to become the first member of his family to graduate from an American high school and attend ...
5-6-20-W-Water Polo
| 1:57 pm

Whittier High’s top sports teams of the year

WHITTIER - Consider the 22 sports that are in competition at Whittier High School. Each year, a few of them rise to the top and this past season was no exception. With ...
050620_WUHSD_COLLEGESIGNING5
| 4:44 pm

Whittier students mark College Signing Day with virtual celebration

WHITTIER – Whittier Union seniors donned college apparel, held school pennants and posed with colorful balloons as they reminisced about their high school experiences and celebrated their next steps – into college, ...
Thief broken glass in car window
| 12:35 pm

Man charged with shattering car windows with BB gun

WHITTIER -- A 19-year-old man was charged today with vandalism and other criminal counts for the shattering of car windows with a BB gun in Whittier. Christian Brian Peña, of La Habra, ...
80730501_2740822152649865_1931498366978490368_o
| 7:30 am

Rose Hills reopens with limited hours

WHITTIER -- Rose Hills Memorial Park, closed for a month during the coronavirus pandemic, has started the process of a gradual reopening.  The cemetery is now open from 4:30 p.m. to dusk, ...
| 12:11 pm

What the lawsuit settlement means for Whittier

It’s good to share some thoughts with you this week. In the midst of the pandemic, our lives are changing in so many different ways but things are still happening at the ...
4-28-20-FOOTBALL01
| 12:02 pm

Whittier football players wait patiently on the sidelines

WHITTIER — Football. What about football these days? No, it’s not in season, but all levels from professional, college and down to high school are all on their own and in a ...
333_1_1280-0-0_
| 2:27 pm

Republic Services launches initiative to help employees and local restaurants

WHITTIER — Republic Services has launched “Committed to Serve,” a national initiative to recognize its frontline employees in the field, their families, and small business customers across the country.  Republic Services provides ...
Facebook-Image
| 11:38 am

Whittier Chamber announces 5 scholarship winners

WHITTIER — For more than 20 years the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce has presented scholarships to deserving local high school students through the Randy Basurto Scholarship program.  Professionally, Randy worked as ...
library book
| 11:24 am

Letter to the Editor: I miss the library

Dear Editor: We can do curbside food pickup at groceries and restaurants. Why can't we do curbside book pickup at the library?   I have made this suggestion to our library and city ...
Rio-Hondo-College-First-Day-3
| 1:47 pm

College foundation is asking for financial donations to help students

WHITTIER – The Rio Hondo College Foundation is seeking immediate community support to help Rio Hondo students during this unprecedented health crisis. The foundation is seeking donations for the Rio Cares Student Relief ...
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| 10:34 am

Whittier high schools place in top 25% nationally

WHITTIER – Whittier Union’s five comprehensive high schools have been listed among the top-performing public high schools in the state and the nation, according to the 2020 Best High Schools rankings by ...
042720_WUHSD_EARGUARDS2
| 3:35 pm

Whittier teacher uses 3D printer to create ear guards for healthcare workers

WHITTIER – Whittier High School engineering teacher Steve Swanson is bringing a little comfort to the medical workers at PIH Health Whittier as they support the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Using 3D ...
covid testing
| 3:20 pm

Whittier reaches 105 coronavirus cases

WHITTIER — The number of coronavirus cases in Whittier continues to climb, reaching 105 on Monday. Health officials confirmed 900 new cases across L.A. County and 29 new deaths. Of those deaths, ...
IMG_0326
| 8:53 pm

Protesters announce recall campaign against Whittier councilmember Jessica Martinez

WHITTIER — About a dozen people protested outside the home of Whittier councilmember Jessica Martinez on Saturday, condemning her lawsuit against Gov. Gavin Newsom for allotting financial resources for undocumented workers who ...
doubletree
| 5:17 pm

PIH Health objects to housing homeless at DoubleTree Hotel (UPDATED)

This story has been updated with a comment from Supervisor Janice Hahn. WHITTIER -- A proposal to house up to 200 homeless residents at the DoubleTree Hotel in Whittier is drawing pushback ...
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| 7:00 pm

Whittier councilwoman sues governor over financial aid to undocumented immigrants

WHITTIER -- Whittier's newest council member, Jessica Martinez, is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against Gov. Gavin Newsom over his proposal to provide financial relief to undocumented immigrants who have suffered ...

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