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Mayor’s Column: 5/29/20

I’m always looking for items of interest that aren’t generally known to our Whittier residents. This week we have several interesting little tidbits… Ever wonder how we pay for our water pipelines, ...
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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
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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