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mary dutra
| 12:35 pm

Mary Dutra named Republican Woman of the Year

WHITTIER -- Every year, since 1969, the Whittier Republican Women Federated Club selects a Woman of the Year.  The 2020 Republican Woman of the Year is Mary Dutra. Mary was born in ...
GG-LS-GHOOPS
| 12:22 pm

Rosie Avalos, La Serna’s 4-year varsity starter, has it all

WHITTIER -- The first game of the 2021 high school basketball season may still be six months away, but La Serna senior Rosalie Avalos has been waiting four years for this moment. ...
IMG_1249
| 7:26 am

Whittier parents rally for school reopenings

WHITTIER - A protest was held outside of the East Whittier City School District on Monday with a clear message: let parents decide if students return to school. As the nation continues ...
whittier on the move
| 1:11 am

Whittier mayor recaps State of the City remarks

WHITTIER — Yesterday, the Whittier Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual State of the City, but this year it looked a bit different…it was all virtual!   I want to share with ...
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| 3:45 pm

Evangelical group salutes first responders at 9/11 ceremony

WHITTIER -- Hundreds of people attended a Sept. 11 remembrance event in Uptown Whittier, paying tribute to those lost while also saluting the first responders that keep Whittier safe.    Pastor Joe ...
GG-FALL-SPORTS01
| 11:24 am

With virus ebbing, high school sports inches closer to reality

WHITTIER — With all of the excitement of the NFL and college sports beginning to start up, the local high schools will start to gear up soon and finally bring back live ...
090120_WUHSD_TITANIA
| 11:58 am

Whittier teacher creates female sculpture to promote campus diversity

WHITTIER – Pioneer High School has welcomed a new bronze icon on campus – Titania – whose uplifting presence completes a spirited triumvirate on the school’s center quad that includes the Titan ...
GG-LONG BROS
| 11:56 am

The Long brothers – Dylan, Jake and Owen together at La Serna

What’s better than one Long in the La Serna High School sports program? How about three.   With the addition of incoming freshman Owen Long, there will be three of them roaming ...
chrissy teigen buys out whittier library
| 11:58 am

Chrissy Teigen buys out South Whittier school’s wish list

SOUTH WHITTIER - Lake Marie Elementary’s Library Clerk, Sarah Hernandez, received all the school supplies on her Amazon wish list for Lake Marie’s library thanks to supermodel and celebrity Chrissy Teigen. Chrissy ...
GG-WHITCOL-GHOOPS
| 11:49 am

Rewind: Poets finish with most wins since 2009

WHITTIER — The Whittier College women’s basketball team is coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history.   Behind the resurgence is fifth-year coach Roy Dow. The Lady Poets ...
pizza hut
| 8:48 am

West Whittier Pizza Hut fined for paying workers below minimum wage

WEST WHITTIER -- Three Southern California-based companies that operate two popular restaurants -- Original Tommy’s and Pizza Hut -- reached a settlement with regulators Monday for violating L.A. County’s minimum wage laws. ...
636699251638170000
| 6:09 pm

Whittier’s emergency shelter will open next week

WHITTIER -- The previously-announced temporary emergency shelter at the City of Whittier’s Uptown Senior Center will open on Tuesday, Sept. 1, officials announced. The emergency shelter will hasten the timeframe in which ...
GG-SWIMMING-YEPEZ01
| 10:29 am

Ian Yepez is overcoming the odds

WHITTIER - Whittier High School 2020 graduate and swimmer, Ian Yepez, who is headed to Rio Hondo College, is a driven swimmer once he hits the water.   Yepez, 18, wants to ...
Whittier_College_Campus1
| 10:22 am

Whittier College waives application fees

WHITTIER – To lower the barrier for all students to pursue a higher education, Whittier College has announced its decision to waive its application fee. The fee waiver takes effect immediately and ...
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| 2:50 pm

Whittier Union kicks off virtual 2020-21 year

WHITTIER – Whittier Union launched the 2020-21 school year on Aug. 12, welcoming 10,500 new and returning scholars virtually and providing support to students and families as they transition to the remote ...
P38
| 10:23 am

Remembering Melba Brecht, an original Rosie the Riveter

WHITTIER - It should come as no surprise that Melba Brecht was the last original person in her neighborhood; having moved to Whittier in 1949, she was likely one of the city’s ...
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| 10:19 am

‘Wake Up Whittier’ returns next month in virtual format

WHITTIER -- “Wake Up Whittier” networking returns next month in a virtual format.  Produced by the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce, the networking event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 8-9 ...
GG-OLYMPICS-BERG
| 10:15 am

Laura Berg: A 16-year Olympic softball career revisited

Laura Berg, a three-time Olympic gold medalist for softball and current USA assistant coach, was looking through her scheduling book recently and realized it was time for game one of the 2020 ...
GG-WCOLLEGE-TENNIS
| 9:48 am

Whittier College tennis players earn off-the-court accolades

WHITTIER — To win a championship in any college sport is special. But to be named for an academic award is even more special for the student-athlete.   The Whittier College men’s ...
dr penny walters
| 9:33 am

Professor to speak on the psychology behind genealogy

WHITTIER — Dr. Penny Walters, a psychology and business studies university lecturer in the UK, will be the guest speaker of the Whittier Area Genealogical Society’s meeting this Saturday, Aug. 15. The ...
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mary dutra
| 12:35 pm

Mary Dutra named Republican Woman of the Year

WHITTIER -- Every year, since 1969, the Whittier Republican Women Federated Club selects a Woman of the Year.  The 2020 Republican Woman of the Year is Mary Dutra. Mary was born in ...
GG-LS-GHOOPS
| 12:22 pm

Rosie Avalos, La Serna’s 4-year varsity starter, has it all

WHITTIER -- The first game of the 2021 high school basketball season may still be six months away, but La Serna senior Rosalie Avalos has been waiting four years for this moment. ...
IMG_1249
| 7:26 am

Whittier parents rally for school reopenings

WHITTIER - A protest was held outside of the East Whittier City School District on Monday with a clear message: let parents decide if students return to school. As the nation continues ...
whittier on the move
| 1:11 am

Whittier mayor recaps State of the City remarks

WHITTIER — Yesterday, the Whittier Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual State of the City, but this year it looked a bit different…it was all virtual!   I want to share with ...
119137244_3940376129312928_2499357922245937996_o
| 3:45 pm

Evangelical group salutes first responders at 9/11 ceremony

WHITTIER -- Hundreds of people attended a Sept. 11 remembrance event in Uptown Whittier, paying tribute to those lost while also saluting the first responders that keep Whittier safe.    Pastor Joe ...
GG-FALL-SPORTS01
| 11:24 am

With virus ebbing, high school sports inches closer to reality

WHITTIER — With all of the excitement of the NFL and college sports beginning to start up, the local high schools will start to gear up soon and finally bring back live ...
090120_WUHSD_TITANIA
| 11:58 am

Whittier teacher creates female sculpture to promote campus diversity

WHITTIER – Pioneer High School has welcomed a new bronze icon on campus – Titania – whose uplifting presence completes a spirited triumvirate on the school’s center quad that includes the Titan ...
GG-LONG BROS
| 11:56 am

The Long brothers – Dylan, Jake and Owen together at La Serna

What’s better than one Long in the La Serna High School sports program? How about three.   With the addition of incoming freshman Owen Long, there will be three of them roaming ...
chrissy teigen buys out whittier library
| 11:58 am

Chrissy Teigen buys out South Whittier school’s wish list

SOUTH WHITTIER - Lake Marie Elementary’s Library Clerk, Sarah Hernandez, received all the school supplies on her Amazon wish list for Lake Marie’s library thanks to supermodel and celebrity Chrissy Teigen. Chrissy ...
GG-WHITCOL-GHOOPS
| 11:49 am

Rewind: Poets finish with most wins since 2009

WHITTIER — The Whittier College women’s basketball team is coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history.   Behind the resurgence is fifth-year coach Roy Dow. The Lady Poets ...
pizza hut
| 8:48 am

West Whittier Pizza Hut fined for paying workers below minimum wage

WEST WHITTIER -- Three Southern California-based companies that operate two popular restaurants -- Original Tommy’s and Pizza Hut -- reached a settlement with regulators Monday for violating L.A. County’s minimum wage laws. ...
636699251638170000
| 6:09 pm

Whittier’s emergency shelter will open next week

WHITTIER -- The previously-announced temporary emergency shelter at the City of Whittier’s Uptown Senior Center will open on Tuesday, Sept. 1, officials announced. The emergency shelter will hasten the timeframe in which ...
GG-SWIMMING-YEPEZ01
| 10:29 am

Ian Yepez is overcoming the odds

WHITTIER - Whittier High School 2020 graduate and swimmer, Ian Yepez, who is headed to Rio Hondo College, is a driven swimmer once he hits the water.   Yepez, 18, wants to ...
Whittier_College_Campus1
| 10:22 am

Whittier College waives application fees

WHITTIER – To lower the barrier for all students to pursue a higher education, Whittier College has announced its decision to waive its application fee. The fee waiver takes effect immediately and ...
92575632_2906777759375331_3737383066696417280_o
| 2:50 pm

Whittier Union kicks off virtual 2020-21 year

WHITTIER – Whittier Union launched the 2020-21 school year on Aug. 12, welcoming 10,500 new and returning scholars virtually and providing support to students and families as they transition to the remote ...
P38
| 10:23 am

Remembering Melba Brecht, an original Rosie the Riveter

WHITTIER - It should come as no surprise that Melba Brecht was the last original person in her neighborhood; having moved to Whittier in 1949, she was likely one of the city’s ...
70213155_10156963742628391_4501763726419951616_o
| 10:19 am

‘Wake Up Whittier’ returns next month in virtual format

WHITTIER -- “Wake Up Whittier” networking returns next month in a virtual format.  Produced by the Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce, the networking event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 8-9 ...
GG-OLYMPICS-BERG
| 10:15 am

Laura Berg: A 16-year Olympic softball career revisited

Laura Berg, a three-time Olympic gold medalist for softball and current USA assistant coach, was looking through her scheduling book recently and realized it was time for game one of the 2020 ...
GG-WCOLLEGE-TENNIS
| 9:48 am

Whittier College tennis players earn off-the-court accolades

WHITTIER — To win a championship in any college sport is special. But to be named for an academic award is even more special for the student-athlete.   The Whittier College men’s ...
dr penny walters
| 9:33 am

Professor to speak on the psychology behind genealogy

WHITTIER — Dr. Penny Walters, a psychology and business studies university lecturer in the UK, will be the guest speaker of the Whittier Area Genealogical Society’s meeting this Saturday, Aug. 15. The ...
GG-OLYMPICS CARETTO
| 12:27 pm

A stroll down 1968 Olympics lane with Patty Caretto-Brown

WHITTIER – Since this is the week that the 2020 Olympics would have been in full swing, let’s take a stroll down memory lane from the Games of the XIX Olympiad held ...
whittier on the move
| 11:23 am

Whittier on the Move

Did you know that in addition to the great healthcare that you get at PIH Health Hospital Whittier, the Hospital and the City have a model “green” project? I say model because ...
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| 11:19 am

Whittier College pledges racial justice and equity

WHITTIER — Whittier College released the following statement Wednesday addressing steps the campus will take to address racial justice and equity for all students.   Dear Whittier College Community: As the Executive ...
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| 11:10 am

OP-ED: Plenty of talk but little walk from Democratic leaders on issues affecting minorities

Amid the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, recent months have seen significant public discussion over the treatment of minority communities in the United States. Countless protests and demonstrations have been held ...
GG-WPD DRIVEBY-PROTEST
| 11:07 am

Police supporters, protesters clash at car parade

WHITTIER — Five people were arrested Tuesday after protesters interrupted a vehicle parade honoring Whittier police officers. Protesters, however, said they were targeted by police. An estimated 800 cars lined up Tuesday ...
large-OSR-DistanceLearningKidsHome-1
| 11:00 am

Whittier Union will start fall semester with distance learning

WHITTIER – Whittier Union High School District will begin the 2020-21 school year with a 100% distance learning schedule, converting the fall semester into a quarter system in which students will take ...
GG-OLYMPICS-NORDQUIST01
| 10:33 am

Doug Nordquist recalls the summer of 1984, an L.A. Olympic experience

WHITTIER — Imagine standing all alone with nearly 90,000 spectators in the fabled L.A. Memorial Coliseum looking on as a 26-year-old makes his first attempt in an Olympic event.   Doug Nordquist ...
GG-CIF RULING
| 11:01 am

Prep sports pushed back to January

WHITTIER — Finally, a decision has been reached for high school sports.   After months of speculation, rumors and lots of talk among coaches, the CIF announced Monday that high school sports ...
| 4:45 am

Whittier on the Move: July 23, 2020

There’s still much uncertainty with the pandemic and this unknown can be scary. But I want you to know that, despite the pandemic and in reaction to it, there’s lots of positive ...
rio hondo
| 10:51 am

Rio Hondo College earns praise for financial management

WHITTIER - Río Hondo College’s Citizens’ Oversight Committee commended the college’s staff and leadership on July 8 for management of Measure A tax dollars, which have been used to transform the campus ...

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