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| 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 ...
| 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 ...
| 10:37 am

Whittier votes to open emergency homeless shelter at Uptown Senior Center

WHITTIER -- The Whittier City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to open an emergency temporary homeless shelter at the Uptown Senior Center.    The shelter is meant to operate as a temporary facility ...
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| 10:41 am

Whittier man 9 years in prison for driving vehicle into gym

WHITTIER -- A 34-year old man has entered a no contest plea for purposely driving a vehicle into a La Mirada gym last year. Sergio Gabriel Reyes, of Whittier, entered the plea ...
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Free food distribution Saturday at St. Mary Church

WHITTIER -- Local families are invited to receive free food at a giveaway event this Saturday, July 18, at St. Mary of the Assumption Church.  The giveaway is from 10 a.m. to ...
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Whittier school district proposes 4-stage plan to start school year

WHITTIER – Whittier Union High School District is exploring adopting a quarter system for the fall semester of the 2020-21 school year, which begins Wednesday, Aug. 12. The instructional model is part of a four-stage ...
| 9:15 am

Whittier police officers receiving $5,500 bonuses to stay one year

WHITTIER — In an effort to prevent Whittier police officers from leaving for other agencies, the City Council this week approved $5,500 retention bonuses for all of its officers.   By accepting ...
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| 10:33 am

Whittier Police issued 15 fireworks citations on Fourth of July

WHITTIER — Despite a slightly above average call volume, it was a relatively uneventful July 4 for Whittier Police Department.   According to officials, police received a total of 102 calls during ...
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| 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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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 ...
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