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  1. Not so fast with plan to add L.A. County supervisorsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Whittier Daily News

    Last month, we warned Los Angeles County residents about a proposal zooming down Interstate 5 from Sacramento, a county government reform measure of dubious merit and motivation. The proposed Senate Constitutional Amendment 12, by Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Cerritos, would have required Los Angeles County to enlarge its Board of Supervisors from five to seven members and elect a county executive.

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  2. Whittier City School District avoids costly litigation, votes to change election processRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Under the threat of a lawsuit, the Whittier City School District school board changed how future voters will select trustees. The five-member board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday, switching the district's voting system from at-large elections to dividing the voting population into smaller districts.

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  3. 1 injured in multiple car crash on 605 FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    A multiple-car crash sent one person to the hospital and led to four lanes of the northbound 605 Freeway being shut down Friday morning. The initial call to the California Highway Patrol mentioned a bus and four cars.

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  4. Off-duty LA County sheriffa s deputy struck, killed on 605 Freeway in CerritosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    CERRITOS >> An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was struck and killed in Cerritos by a passing vehicle on the 605 Freeway after the deputy stopped his vehicle in the emergency lane, California Highway Patrol officers said Sunday. The CHP said in a crash report that its initial investigation indicates that the deputy was “presumably experiencing vehicle trouble” and walked into a traffic lane on the right side of the six-lane northbound 605 Freeway, between South Street and Artesia Boulevard.

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  5. a Spamalota is all set for 3-D Theatricals productions in Redondo Beach and CerritosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    When: Opens 8 p.m. Aug. 4, runs 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 13, additional show 2 p.m. Aug. 12 When: Opens 8 p.m. Aug. 18, runs 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 27, additional show 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 Monty Python's “Spamalot” is cheeky, a bit disrespectful and maybe even rude, but it's also a hilariously smart and surprisingly sophisticated show that became a Broadway sensation, earning 14 Tony Award nominations and winning three, including best new musical. So when 3-D Theatricals brings the musical comedy to Redondo Beach and Cerritos this month, the company is making sure the local audience gets exactly what the Broadway version delivered.

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  6. Man killed, another wounded in Cerritos homeless encampment shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    CERRITOS >> Two men opened fire at a riverbed homeless encampment along the San Gabriel riverbed in Cerritos on Friday night, killing one man and leaving another wounded, authorities said. The shooting took place about 8:35 p.m. in an encampment along the riverbed near Artesia Boulevard , Deputy Joana Warren of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Information Bureau said in a written statement .

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  7. Find out whata s sprouting up at former Kmart in Diamond BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Sprouts Farmers Market is in the process of hiring more than 100 employees for a 30,000-square-foot Diamond Bar location that will occupy part of a former Kmart store. The market, at 239 S. Diamond Bar Blvd., is scheduled to open Oct. 11 and openings are available for a variety of full- and part-time positions, including department managers, produce, dairy and bakery clerks, meat cutters and administrative and scan coordinators, among other roles.

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  8. With deficit looming and lower enrollment, Long Beach City College faces tough choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2013 | Whittier Daily News

    Long Beach City College's leaders are facing difficult challenges this summer as they endeavor to balance a budget that's in the red. On one hand, they can attempt to boost enrollment, although that's a tough challenge as Long Beach high schools produce fewer and fewer graduates each year.

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  9. Exploring race relations and social issues, a Oklahoma!a gets a fresh look from L.A.a s 3-D TheatricalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    When: Opens 8 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through June 25, additional show 2 p.m. June 24 When: Opens 8 p.m. June 30, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through July 9, additional show 7:30 p.m. July 6 Known for putting its unique twist on musicals and plays, Los Angeles-based company 3-D Theatricals is getting back to the root of the story in the musical that set the standard for the genre with the company's production of “Oklahoma!” “If you feel you have seen 'Oklahoma!' before, you have never ever seen it done this way,” said T.J. Dawson, the company's executive producer and artistic director.

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  10. Crash in Cerritos shuts down northbound 605 FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    CERRITOS >> A five-vehicle crash on the 605 Freeway in Cerritos tonight shutdown all northbound lanes and most southbound lanes. The collision was reported at 10:11 p.m. at South Street, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Tony Polizzi.

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  11. Cerritos leaders to debate whether to build vintage car museum with Astor giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Cerritos' city government has spent more than a year preparing to opening a museum showcasing vintage autos - but those plans may change. The City Council is scheduled to spend part of its Thursday meeting debating whether to stay the course on its plans to convert a former office building into a museum for classic vehicles and other memorabilia.

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  12. SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week: Trinity Ruelas, Bishop AmatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Bishop Amat's Trinity Ruelas wins the division 3 1600 meter run with a time of 4:59.00 during the CIF-SS Track and Field Championship at Cerritos College in Cerritos, Calif., on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Year: Senior Notable: The Amat senior had a spectacular day at the CIF Southern Section Division 3 track and field championships, sweeping the distance events in winning the 1,600 and 3,200-meter races .

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  13. La Serna wins first CIF-SS boys volleyball title, defeats Cerritos in four setsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    NORWALK >> A year ago, the thought of La Serna High School winning a CIF Southern Section boys volleyball championship seemed like an unthinkable aspiration. The Lancers, who finished fourth in the Del Rio League in 2016, are a living example, proving the point Saturday.

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  14. La Serna looking to win schoola s first CIF-SS boys volleyball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    La Serna High School has won CIF Southern Section championships in football, softball, girls soccer and girls golf in recent years, and now the Lancers look to add boys volleyball to the list. La Serna, which is in the section finals for the first time, faces Cerritos for the Division 5 title at Cerritos College on Saturday at 9 a.m. “It's pretty exciting, because last year when my seniors where juniors we finished fourth in league and didn't make the playoffs.

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  15. Central Basin director sues Hews Media Group for libelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    COMMERCE >> A director of the water district serving most of southeast Los Angeles County is suing a Cerritos-based newspaper for libel over an article published in June 2016 accusing her and a Montebello councilwoman of attempting to extort campaign contributions from a housing developer that wanted to purchase recycled water. Leticia Vasquez of the Central Basin Municipal Water District is seeking an unspecified amount of money from Hews Media Group, which publishes the Los Cerritos Community News and the La Mirada Lamplighter, among other newspapers and websites.

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  16. Sen. Tony Mendoza gifts copy of school bus safety bill to parents of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Senator Tony Mendoza presents Sang Sik Lee, center, and his wife, Eun Ha, right, a copy of Senate Bill 1072, “The Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law,” signed by Governor Brown at his office in Cerritos as she touches picture of her son on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Paul Lee, an autistic teen, died when he was left unattended in a school bus in September 2015.

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  17. San Gabriel road rage suspect flees police, crashes in CerritosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    A driver who authorities say got into a road rage incident with a civilian employee of the San Gabriel Police Department fled when other police arrived, leading authorities on a high speed chase through freeways and surface streets in Los Angeles and several South Bay cities on Wednesday. The pursuit, which wound through downtown Los Angeles, Harbor City, Long Beach and Artesia, ended with the sport utility vehicle spinning out and crashing in an embankment in Cerritos.

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  18. Man killed in Cerritos crash identified as La Mirada residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    CERRITOS >> The coroner's office Sunday released the name of a 58- year-old motorist who was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday in Cerritos. Ronald Franken of La Mirada was driving a pickup truck when the two-vehicle crash occurred at 9:15 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Marquardt Avenue and Artesia Boulevard, the coroner's office reported.

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  19. Armed Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    WEST WHITTIER >> Deputies are seeking three men with an assault rifle who carried out a home-invasion robberies in West Whittier and Cerritos on Wednesday night, officials said. The first crime was reported about 9:40 p.m. in the 12100 block of Washington Boulevard , at the home of a man and woman in their 60s in the unincorporated county area of West Whittier, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.

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  20. La Mirada councilman faces firestorm over mayor pro tem position, FPPC investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    LA MIRADA >> Councilman Andrew Sarega, who was sworn in for a second term Tuesday, sparked a war of words with fellow council members this week. The tumult began after Sarega was passed over Tuesday for the mayor pro tem post for the third straight year . 1 comment

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