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crime report
| 12:26 pm

Woman with ties to Mexican Mafia sentenced to prison

WHITTIER — A Whittier woman who was convicted earlier this year on several charges related to her role as a “secretary” to an imprisoned Mexican Mafia member who controlled a street gang ...
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| 10:21 am

Rio Hondo College firefighters dispatched to fight wildfires

WHITTIER – Río Hondo College’s Roadrunner Hand Crew 77 has been activated by the U.S. Forest Service to assist with national wildfire needs, backfilling behind “hot shot” crews normally assigned to the ...
fireworks
| 7:52 pm

Frustrated by fireworks, Whittier considers citing property owners

WHITTIER -- The Whittier City Council on Thursday will consider an urgency ordinance that would allow police officers to immediately begin citing property owners for fireworks violations.  The action follows numerous complaints ...
crime report
| 2:25 pm

County worker who accepted $300K in bribes get one year in prison

  WHITTIER – A public official in Los Angeles County’s Internal Services Department was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in federal prison for accepting nearly $300,000 in bribes from ...
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| 11:30 am

Whittier school district will ask voters for $183.5 million bond

WHITTIER – The Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted on June 9 to place a $183.5 million facilities bond on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot to address necessary ...
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| 12:50 pm

Rio Hondo College voices ‘passionate support’ for Black Lives Matter

WHITTIER – Rio Hondo College’s Board of Trustees on June 10 adopted a resolution affirming its “passionate support” for Black Lives Matter, racial quality, social justice and equity for all and “vigorously ...
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| 10:03 am

After George Floyd killing, Whittier promises call to action

As a nation and as a city we are in challenging times. First the pandemic and now the horrific killing of George Floyd weigh heavy on all of us. What we have ...
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| 2:07 pm

Whittier Police Department responds to ‘8 Can’t Wait’ policy proposal

WHITTIER -- The Whittier Police Department has responded to "8 Can't Wait," a public policy aimed at reducing use-of-force among police officers.  The policy is supported by Supervisor Janice Hahn, who said ...
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| 6:42 pm

Demonstrators demand justice in Black Lives Matter protest in Whittier

WHITTIER -- A crowd of loud but peaceful protesters descended on Whittier City Hall Sunday, chanting in support of Black Lives Matter and demanding justice for the killing of George Floyd.  Floyd, ...
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| 6:14 pm

Whittier City Hall reopening Monday with restrictions

WHITTIER -- Whittier City Hall will reopen Monday, June 1, for limited in-person service.  Visitors will be required to wear masks and have their temperatures checked before entering. To comply with state ...
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