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| 10:00 am

Police investigating fatal shooting on Pickering Avenue

WHITTIER -- Whittier Police are looking for the person who fatally shot a woman in Whittier early Friday morning.  Police officers responded to the 7600 block of Pickering Avenue at about 12:40 ...
| 12:14 pm

Rio Hondo College extends online instruction to May 9

WHITTIER — Río Hondo College has extended all teaching and student services through Saturday, May 9 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Faculty and staff will continue to provide online instruction, ...
| 12:10 pm

Cal High’s Jordan Zuniga keeps sharp during stoppage of play

WHITTIER - It’s smack dab in the middle of the high school baseball season and Cal High senior first baseman Jordan Zuniga finds himself hitting a ball into a net. All because ...
| 6:50 pm

Number of coronavirus cases in Whittier rises to 3

WHITTIER — The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Whittier has risen to three, according to the latest figures released by L.A. County public health officials on Tuesday. The latest diagnosis ...
| 10:35 am

Whittier considering temporary stop to evictions

WHITTIER — The Whittier City Council on Tuesday will consider a temporary city-wide moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.  When Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on March 4, ...
| 3:04 pm

PIH Health in need of volunteers and donations

WHITTIER -- PIH Health is asking the community for donations, both monetary and in-kind, as it deals with the fast-spreading COVID-19 virus. "Your gift will provide critical resources as we prepare for ...
| 8:45 pm

2 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Whittier

WHITTIER -- L.A. County public health officials on Friday confirmed 61 new cases of COVID-19 patients, including two in Whittier.  A case was also confirmed in South Whittier.  Officials said the patients ...
| 8:28 pm

Whittier City School District extends closure to May 5

WHITTIER -- Schools in the Whittier City School District won't resume until May 5 at the earliest, officials announced Friday.  All Whittier public schools have been closed in an effort to stop ...
| 3:31 pm

Rest as an act of worship

Yesterday, my son and I went out to find some milk and eggs. In normal times, I wouldn’t shop, since we have about a week’s worth already. But these are not normal ...
| 6:53 am

OP-ED: The case for home isolation

I am writing this during my third day of self-isolation in my home in San Pedro. On Sunday, Governor Newsom ordered all Californians over the age of 65 or who have an ...
| 6:17 am

La Serna principal promoted to assistant superintendent

Longtime La Serna High School principal and Whittier Union educator Ann Fitzgerald has been appointed to serve as the district’s new assistant superintendent of personnel services effective July 1, 2020.   Fitzgerald ...
| 3:16 pm

Whittier Chamber suspends all meetings, events through April 1

WHITTIER -- In response to growing concerns over the coronavirus, the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce has suspended all of its meetings, programs and events through April 1, including its annual meeting ...
| 2:15 pm

Disaster relief available for small business owners

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  “Offering ...
| 1:33 pm

Whittier City Hall shutting down tonight

WHITTIER -- Whittier City Hall will close to the public at 5 p.m. Monday as the country tries to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  In a news release, the City ...
| 9:00 pm

Whittier cancels or postpones all non-essential events through March

WHITTIER -- To help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Whittier City Council voted Friday to cancel or suspend all non-essential programs, meetings and recreation classes through the end of March.  Community ...
| 4:19 pm

Whittier schools closed through April 6

WHITTIER -- The Whittier Union High School District announced today that the seven high schools it governs will close for three weeks to minimize the exposure and spread of COVID-19.  Effective tomorrow, ...
| 4:58 pm

Suspect in 7-Eleven killing charged with 3 additional robberies

WHITTIER -- The suspect charged with a fatal shooting at a Whittier 7-Eleven store was charged today with three additional armed robberies.  Kevin Karnell Hall, 25, faces one count of murder and ...
| 11:51 am

Whittier YMCA: no plans to suspend services

WHITTIER — The YMCA of Greater Whittier currently has no plans to suspend its programs or services as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, according to President and CEO Curt Skotnicki.  Skotnicki ...
| 11:07 am

PIH Hospital is prepared for a COVID-19 outbreak, officials say

WHITTIER —PIH Hospital in Whittier is prepared should an outbreak of COVID-19 occur locally, hospital officials say.  Judy Pugach, vice president of regulatory affairs at PIH Health, said the Whittier hospital “is ...
| 10:51 am

Whittier boys tennis riding high in preseason

WHITTIER — A pleasant surprise to the 2020 boys tennis season has the Whittier Cardinals riding high with a 7-0-1 pre-season record, heading into Del Rio League action next week. Whittier will ...
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| 10:00 am

Police investigating fatal shooting on Pickering Avenue

WHITTIER -- Whittier Police are looking for the person who fatally shot a woman in Whittier early Friday morning.  Police officers responded to the 7600 block of Pickering Avenue at about 12:40 ...
| 12:14 pm

Rio Hondo College extends online instruction to May 9

WHITTIER — Río Hondo College has extended all teaching and student services through Saturday, May 9 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Faculty and staff will continue to provide online instruction, ...
| 12:10 pm

Cal High’s Jordan Zuniga keeps sharp during stoppage of play

WHITTIER - It’s smack dab in the middle of the high school baseball season and Cal High senior first baseman Jordan Zuniga finds himself hitting a ball into a net. All because ...
| 6:50 pm

Number of coronavirus cases in Whittier rises to 3

WHITTIER — The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Whittier has risen to three, according to the latest figures released by L.A. County public health officials on Tuesday. The latest diagnosis ...
| 10:35 am

Whittier considering temporary stop to evictions

WHITTIER — The Whittier City Council on Tuesday will consider a temporary city-wide moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.  When Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on March 4, ...
| 3:04 pm

PIH Health in need of volunteers and donations

WHITTIER -- PIH Health is asking the community for donations, both monetary and in-kind, as it deals with the fast-spreading COVID-19 virus. "Your gift will provide critical resources as we prepare for ...
| 8:45 pm

2 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Whittier

WHITTIER -- L.A. County public health officials on Friday confirmed 61 new cases of COVID-19 patients, including two in Whittier.  A case was also confirmed in South Whittier.  Officials said the patients ...
| 8:28 pm

Whittier City School District extends closure to May 5

WHITTIER -- Schools in the Whittier City School District won't resume until May 5 at the earliest, officials announced Friday.  All Whittier public schools have been closed in an effort to stop ...
| 3:31 pm

Rest as an act of worship

Yesterday, my son and I went out to find some milk and eggs. In normal times, I wouldn’t shop, since we have about a week’s worth already. But these are not normal ...
| 6:53 am

OP-ED: The case for home isolation

I am writing this during my third day of self-isolation in my home in San Pedro. On Sunday, Governor Newsom ordered all Californians over the age of 65 or who have an ...
| 6:17 am

La Serna principal promoted to assistant superintendent

Longtime La Serna High School principal and Whittier Union educator Ann Fitzgerald has been appointed to serve as the district’s new assistant superintendent of personnel services effective July 1, 2020.   Fitzgerald ...
| 3:16 pm

Whittier Chamber suspends all meetings, events through April 1

WHITTIER -- In response to growing concerns over the coronavirus, the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce has suspended all of its meetings, programs and events through April 1, including its annual meeting ...
| 2:15 pm

Disaster relief available for small business owners

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  “Offering ...
| 1:33 pm

Whittier City Hall shutting down tonight

WHITTIER -- Whittier City Hall will close to the public at 5 p.m. Monday as the country tries to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  In a news release, the City ...
| 9:00 pm

Whittier cancels or postpones all non-essential events through March

WHITTIER -- To help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Whittier City Council voted Friday to cancel or suspend all non-essential programs, meetings and recreation classes through the end of March.  Community ...
| 4:19 pm

Whittier schools closed through April 6

WHITTIER -- The Whittier Union High School District announced today that the seven high schools it governs will close for three weeks to minimize the exposure and spread of COVID-19.  Effective tomorrow, ...
| 4:58 pm

Suspect in 7-Eleven killing charged with 3 additional robberies

WHITTIER -- The suspect charged with a fatal shooting at a Whittier 7-Eleven store was charged today with three additional armed robberies.  Kevin Karnell Hall, 25, faces one count of murder and ...
| 11:51 am

Whittier YMCA: no plans to suspend services

WHITTIER — The YMCA of Greater Whittier currently has no plans to suspend its programs or services as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, according to President and CEO Curt Skotnicki.  Skotnicki ...
| 11:07 am

PIH Hospital is prepared for a COVID-19 outbreak, officials say

WHITTIER —PIH Hospital in Whittier is prepared should an outbreak of COVID-19 occur locally, hospital officials say.  Judy Pugach, vice president of regulatory affairs at PIH Health, said the Whittier hospital “is ...
| 10:51 am

Whittier boys tennis riding high in preseason

WHITTIER — A pleasant surprise to the 2020 boys tennis season has the Whittier Cardinals riding high with a 7-0-1 pre-season record, heading into Del Rio League action next week. Whittier will ...
| 10:46 am

La Serna tops rivals in early baseball action

WHITTIER — With two exciting games in the first week of Del Rio League baseball action, La Serna High School is off to a 2-0 start with wins over Cal and Santa ...
| 6:17 am

Mayor’s Column: Thank you, voters

What an election! Congratulations to all the candidates for taking the time and making the effort to run for city government here in Whittier. As a candidate you really get to know ...
| 7:01 am

Jessica Martinez: It’s time to let Whittier police officers do their jobs

WHITTIER — When Jessica Martinez raises her right hand and takes the oath as Whittier’s newest city council person next month, it will be notable for a few reasons. She will become ...
| 5:44 am

Whittier Elks cancel spring dance

WHITTIER — Out of an abundance of caution, the Whittier Elks have canceled its Spring Special Needs Dance scheduled for April 19.  The cancellation was "in the best interest of all our ...
| 5:42 pm

Whittier College cancels events, moves to online classes

WHITTIER — In response to growing concern about the spread of the coronavirus, Whittier College has cancelled all classes scheduled for Friday and will transition to digital classrooms when students return from ...
| 1:05 pm

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Whittier 7-Eleven clerk

WHITTIER -- A suspect in the killing of a Whittier 7-Eleven store clerk was arrested today after a two-week manhunt, authorities announced.  Kevin Hall, a 25-year-old resident of Apple Valley, was arrested ...
| 6:29 am

Retired fire chief chosen for prestigious state award

WHITTIER — Chief Tracy Rickman, who retired as Río Hondo Fire Academy coordinator in 2019, will receive the California Community Colleges’ highest faculty honor in recognition of his service to students and ...
| 10:36 am

Whittier official named city manager of La Palma

WHITTIER — After a comprehensive nationwide recruitment, the La Palma City Council appointed Conal McNamara as their next city manager. The City Council unanimously confirmed the appointment of McNamara at its meeting ...
| 10:31 am

Cal High’s Kelly Escamilla wins CIF wrestling championship

WHITTIER - Cal High wrestler Kelly Escamilla, who has been highly ranked the last two years, capped off a successful 2020 season with a championship in the girls 126 Lb. weight class ...
| 10:27 am

Cal High outlasts Cerritos in extra innings

WHITTIER — It took a couple of weeks and a few extra innings to complete, but the California High School girls softball team defeated Cerritos, 9-7, by way of the International Tiebreaker ...

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