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Whittier, California is located in Los Angeles County. Zip codes in Whittier, CA include 90601, 90610, and 90604. The median home price in Whittier is $469,000 which is roughly $317/per square foot. More Whittier information.

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2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

Suspects in 2012 Santa Fe Springs fatal shooting accept plea deal

SANTA FE SPRINGS >> Two gang members are bound for state prison after taking a plea deal in a 2012 Santa Fe Springs shooting that left one man dead and another man injured. Deputy District Attorney Jose Gonzalez said Jason Uzel, 39, and Brian Recinos, 24, pleaded no contest last Thursday to the voluntary manslaughter of Mark Joseph Rodriguez, 18, of Whittier.

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2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

Whittier Councilman Joe Vinatieri sees danger in citya s police shortage

WHITTIER >> The city has a “clear and present situation” due to the Police Department's shortage of patrol officers, according to Councilman Joe Vinatieri. “Public safety is No.

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7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Run over at the beach: Woman, 25, is hit, injured by lifeguard vehicle

A 25-year-old woman was sunbathing on Venice Beach on Monday afternoon when she was run over by an L.A. County lifeguard vehicle. Lorae Bermudez of Whittier was relaxing near a lifeguard tower when she was hit at about 4:20 p.m., according to authorities.

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20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Skaters and Plague Vender lead Tuesday's shows

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Tuesday, September 16 is topped by shows featuring Skaters and Plague Vender. Get all the details on those shows and more below.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Notice of appeal filed in Whittier voting rights lawsuit

Lawyers for the plaintiffs in the California Voting Rights Act lawsuit against the city of Whittier, filed on Monday a notice of appeal after a Superior Court judge's Sept. 8 decision to dismiss their case .

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Los Angeles Times

Activists appeal dismissal of voting rights lawsuit in Whittier

Activists in Whittier on Monday filed an appeal to a judge's dismissal this month of their lawsuit challenging the city's system of electing its officials. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael M. Johnson on Thursday granted the city's request to dismiss the suit alleging that its at-large method of electing council members violated the California Voting Rights Act.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Truck containing 5 guns stolen from restaurant parking lot in Whittier

WHITTIER >> A pickup truck with four pistols and an AR-15-style rifle was stolen from a restaurant parking lot in Whittier Saturday night, police said. The theft was reported about 10 p.m. outside Marie Callender's, 9829 La Serna Drive, Whittier police Lt.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Around Whittier for Sept. 13, 2014

The Greater Whittier Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. today at the Elks Club Lodge, 13620 E. Whittier Blvd. The event will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 221 E. La Habra Blvd. Giagnoli will discuss paranormal investigations and research, including supernatural conspiracies, UFO's and strange creatures.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Family shows coming to Shannon Center in Whittier

WHITTIER >> The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts opens its fall season with a family-friendly show Friday night. The show, “Smirk!” combines the talents of physical comedian Reid Belstock and juggling ace Warren Hammond to present a show that has been called a “throwback to the golden age of comedy.” “We're trying to do something different by providing a family show on a Friday night,” said Shane Cadman, Shannon Center theatre manager and production coordinator.

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Whittier Daily News

Judge dismisses voting rights lawsuit against Whittier

WHITTIER >> A Los Angeles Superior judge has dismissed a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit filed against the city of Whittier by three Latino residents. Judge Michael Johnson ruled the city's actions to change from an at-large voting system to one that is districted, something the suit sought, alleviates the issues in the original lawsuit.

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Whittier Daily News

Tense meeting leaves Walnut city attorney issue unresolved

WALNUT >> The City Council deadlocked on whether to terminate or renew the contract of long-time City Attorney Michael B. Montgomery of South Pasadena, leaving him in the job for the time being. In six separate votes, the City Council voted 2-2 Tuesday night, unable to come to a resolution each time.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Public Works: Whittiera s reported increase in water use mistaken

WHITTIER >> Reports that the city of Whittier had the largest increase in water usage in the state for the month of July are all wet, according to Public Works Director David Pelser. A valve linking Whittier and Pico Rivera water lines accidently was left open, and as a result water flowed from Whittier to Pico Rivera.

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OC Weekly

Let's Drive to Alaska Take Us on a Long, Strange Post-Rock Trip

Let's Drive to Alaska compose the type of music you might hear soundtracking an indie documentary. It's well-suited to stimulate the right brain into creative mode, and about as post-rock as it comes.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Day care owner accused of spanking, pulling ears of toddlers

LOS ANGELES >> A hearing was held Tuesday in the state Department of Social Services' effort to revoke the license of Yolanda Gomez, owner and director of two day care businesses, a child day care and an infant day care, called Kids and Blocks, 10262 S. Colima Road. The complaint lists multiple allegations, such as failing to maintain records for six children, refusing to permit a department inspector to interview a child, having termites in the toddler room and a bathroom, having an uncovered electrical outlet next to a drinking fountain, and failure to have sufficient sand under the swings.

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Whittier Daily News

Whittier neighborhoods affected by burglary spree

Eight homes have reportedly been burglarized in the area south of Whittier Boulevard and east of the Whittwood Town Center, Officer Brad White said. “We're very aware of the situation and actively working the cases and trying to put information together to catch the individuals committing the burglaries,” White said.

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Whittier Daily News

Man sentenced to death for murdering Subway worker in Whittier

A judge, following a jury's recommendation, sentenced a man to death today for murdering a worker at a Subway sandwich shop in Whittier and a man in a San Gabriel parking lot during robberies about a decade ago. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ronald S. Coen ordered Leonardo Alberto Cisneros, 30, to be transferred to San Quentin State Prison sometime within the next 10 days.

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Whittier Daily News

Whittier Council to start work on drawing districts

WHITTIER >> The City Council is set to hire a consultant at its meeting Tuesday as the city begins the process of dividing the city into voting districts. Under the ballot measure Whittier voters passed 2,971-2,646 on June 3, the city is to be divided into four voting districts for City Council elections, with a citywide mayor.

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Whittier Daily News

Whittier Community Theatre opens fun window into the past with a The Pajama Gamea

The musicals of the post-World War II years can be a fascinating window into American society at the time. Suspiciously anti-social rock stars were followed by swooning teens and made household words by Ed Sullivan.

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ARM Enterprises Files Complaints Regarding Reusable K-Cup Brewing Capsules

Adrian Rivera of Whittier, California filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. In less law like terms ARM has patents regarding reusable K-Cups and other patents around brewing with a K-Cup that uses your own coffee.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Whittier Council to start work on drawing districts

WHITTIER >> The City Council is set to hire a consultant at its meeting Tuesday as the city begins the process of dividing the city into voting districts. Under the ballot measure Whittier voters passed 2,971-2,646 on June 3, the city is to be divided into four voting districts for City Council elections, with a citywide mayor.

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