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Suspect in 2017 fatal hit-and-run extradited from Australia

WHITTIER -- The prime suspect in a fatal 2017 hit-and-run was returned to the United States today where she was taken into custody by Whittier police officers.      Authorities suspect Andrea ...
| 9:28 am

Whittier property values grow by 4.2%

WHITTIER -- The total assessed value of all Whittier properties increased by 4.2% this past year to a total value of approximately $11 billion.  The figures were released Monday by the L.A. ...
| 3:50 pm

La Habra restaurant owner admits to underpaying employees

LA HABRA -- The owner of a chain of Mexican seafood restaurants pleaded guilty to criminal charges for obstructing a federal investigation into his failure to pay minimum wage and overtime to ...
| 11:17 am

Sanchez to deliver State of the Nation address next week

WHITTIER — Rep. Linda Sanchez will deliver her annual State of the Nation address via Zoom on Friday, Oct. 30, at 12 p.m. The event is free for anyone who belongs to ...
| 11:16 am

Rio Hondo College calls special election to fill board vacancy

WHITTIER — Rio Hondo College will hold a special election in the spring to fill an empty seat on its Board of Trustees. The vacancy in Trustee Area 1 – representing the ...
| 11:14 am

Whittier man sentenced for killing girlfriend

WHITTIER — A man pleaded no contest this week for killing his live-in girlfriend whose body was found inside his vehicle parked at their Whittier home two years ago. Luis Rey Jimenez, ...
| 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 ...
| 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 ...
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| 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. ...
| 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 ...
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