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  1. 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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  2. Highly trained fire protection for $2 an hour: Californiaa s inmate fire crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Cal Fire inmate hand crews train for the upcoming fire season by cutting fire breaks using hand tools in Hemet Thursday, Apr.20, 2017. The orange-suited, tool-wielding inmate fire crew chewed through manzanita and redshank on a Bautista Canyon hillside like a herd of hungry goats.

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  3. Californiaa s water savings reached above 25 percent in February, more ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    Record winter rainfall may have vanquished the state's five-year drought, but that hasn't stopped Californians from conserving water. California's urban water conservation for the month of February was 25.1 percent, more than double the 11.9 percent savings in February 2016 and the lowest amount of daily water consumed per capita to date, according to the State Water Resources Control Board.

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  4. a Super blooma of wildflowers showing up in the most unexpected places in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    I've heard of Superman and the Super Bowl. As a kid, I discovered super balls that bounced real high.

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  5. Sears hanging by thread, officials acknowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Sears, once a mainstay of American retail, dropped a bombshell on investors late Tuesday when it said in a regulatory filing there is “substantial doubt” it will be able to keep its doors open. Sears has been a member of the retail dead pool for years, but until this week the company had not openly acknowledged its tenuous existence, said Ken Perkins, who heads the research firm Retail Metrics LLC. According to the filing, Sears Holdings Corp. lost more than $2 billion in 2016.

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  6. Tale of cat with head stuck in peanut butter jar has sad, happy endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Closeup of Diane Chase, a foster kitten raiser from Murrieta, holding one of the kittens born Tuesday, March 21, to a stray cat rescued the day before in Homeland. The mother cat, whose head was stuck in a peanut butter jar, had to be euthanized due to her medical condition.

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  7. SoCal cat rescued after getting its head stuck in peanut butter jarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    A cat was rescued Monday, March 20, 2017, after getting its head stuck inside a plastic peanut butter jar. A cat that may have a taste for peanut butter got herself into a jam when her head got stuck in the jar.

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  8. Family calls woman accused of leaving daughter at grocery store a a really good motheraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Chiengkham Vilaysane, 31, of Riverside, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child endangerment and child neglect. Riverside police say she left her young daughter at a grocery store Sunday, March 12. The family of the Riverside woman who police say callously deserted her 2-year-old daughter at a supermarket is wrestling with the contradictions in her life as they also struggle to understand what could have prompted the actions ascribed to her.

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  9. Is there an Oroville-style threat looming in Southern California? Experts say noRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    The Prado Dam, as seen Monday February 13, 2017, was constructed in the late 1930's into the 40's and sits just northeast of the intersection of the 71 and 91 freeways in Riverside County. While massive, damaged Oroville Dam threatens to disgorge floodwaters, you've got to ask yourself: Do Southern California dams pose a significant threat to people living below them? You can exhale now, the region's water operators said Monday.

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  10. Heartbreak, humor, anger on display at memorial for fallen Palm Springs police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    COURTESY OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT Officers salute as the casket of Palm Springs officer Jose 'Gil” Vega enters the convention center at a memorial service held on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, for Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny, both killed in the line of duty. Jose “Gil” Vega, the son of migrant farm workers, once cried when he killed a bird using a BB gun before growing up to be a role model to his family and a two-time officer of the year.

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  11. On violence against police, a Enough is enough,a Palm Springs chief says at memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    A floral arrangement on stage at the Palm Springs Convention Center honors Officer Lesley Zerebny, whose badge number was 35. Thousands of people are paying their respects to Palm Springs police officers Lesley Zerebny and Jose “Gil” Vega, who were killed in the line of duty Oct. 8. A memorial service will be held at the Palm Springs Convention Center starting at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Beforehand, processions brought Zerebny and Vega from their hometowns of Hemet and Cathedral City.

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  12. Father mourns a senselessa death of Palm Springs officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Cathedral City Fire Capt. Muhr salutes a procession traveling along Date Palm Drive in Cathedral City as two hearses transport the bodies of the Palm Springs police officers who were killed as they answered a domestic disturbance call on Saturday.

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  13. Suspect in Palm Springs officersa deaths was a acting crazy,a wanted to kill policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Palm Springs police Officers Jose “Gil” Gilbert Vega, a 35-year veteran and father of eight, and Lesley Zerebny, 27 and a new mother, were allegedly shot and killed Saturday by John Hernandez Felix, 26, of Palm Springs. Another officer was wounded during the incident and Felix was taken into custody after a lengthy standoff with law enforcement.

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  14. 2 Palm Springs officers killed, 1 wounded; a all hell broke loose,a says neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    PALM SPRINGS >> Two police officers were killed and another was wounded after responding to a family disturbance Saturday afternoon sand the suspect was still at large. Officers responded to reports of a family disturbance about 1 p.m. Saturday and were met with gunfire originating from a nearby home, said Palm Springs Police Department Sgt.

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  15. 2016 shaping up as banner year for West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Leonard Carpenter uses a handheld fogger to kill adult mosquitoes by Hemet Model Masters Airfield in Lakeview in this August 2016 file photo. A growing number of West Nile infections in Los Angeles County and the state foreshadow what might be another bad year for a disease that broke records and hit epidemic levels in 2015.

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  16. 28 postal workers charged with mail theft, other crimes in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Twenty-eight U.S. Postal Service employees, mostly in Southern California - including the former president of the Mail Handlers Union - have been charged with crimes including mail theft, embezzlement, bank fraud and conspiracy, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday, Aug. 26. The 28 are among the 33 people charged as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service's Office of Inspector General. Most were charged in indictments handed down by federal grand juries this week. 2 comments

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