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  1. 11 books perfect for Southern California readers and the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Whittier Daily News

    Iceland has a national tradition called Jolabokaflod, or the "Christmas Book Flood," and I picture it every year as a giant blue wave of books flowing into Christmas Eve when Icelanders exchange books and chocolate. My chocolate recommendations could fill their own column, so for now let's focus on books and this season's wave of Southern California's best.


  2. Musk declares that Hawthorne-Los Angeles tunnel has a broken on througha to completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Whittier Daily News

    Elon Musk celebrated "breaking on through" to daylight as his Hawthorne-based Boring Co. reached the end of the company first underground transportation tunnel.


  3. Early voting centers across Los Angeles County opened on Saturday - here's what to expectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Standing in the parking garage on the West Los Angeles College campus, David Rosenthal was baffled. In-person early voting opened in Los Angeles County on Saturday and the campus had a polling location - but there weren't any signs to direct him where to go.


  4. Elon Musk says first underground transportation tunnel will open Dec. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Elon Musk says the first tunnel in a proposed underground transportation network across Los Angeles County will open Dec. 10. "The first tunnel is almost done," Musk wrote to his 23.1 million Twitter followers shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday. A video simulation released by the company last year shows a driver steering onto a car-sized platform on the street, parallel to the curb.


  5. Culver City man leads CHP officers on motorcycle chase that ends at LAX, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    A 26-year-old Culver City man was in custody after allegedly leading California Highway Patrol officers on a 45-minute motorcycle pursuit that reached speeds of upward of 100 mph on the I-405 Freeway in West Los Angeles before he was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport early Thursday, Sept. 20, authorities said.


  6. The union has accused Kaiser of boosting its bottom line while making ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Thirteen union activists marked Labor Day getting peacefully arrested, to protest plans by Kaiser Permanente to reduce staffing, which the giant healthcare chain says is necessary to contain costs. Workers linked hands and sat down on pavement near Imperial Highway at Bellflower Boulevard in front of the Kaiser Permanente in Downey, at 9333 E. Imperial Hwy., according to news media reports.


  7. a Twirly Head Bandita now suspected in a half-dozen L.A. County bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    During some of the earlier robberies, the man pretended to be a customer, then handed the tellers a note demanding money in various denominations, ordering them to stay calm and to not make any sudden moves, according to the FBI. The FBI described the suspect as a black man in his mid 20s, between 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and weighing between 160 to 170 pounds.


  8. At a glance: Assembly seats contested across L.A. CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Sixteen lawmakers across Los Angeles County will be fending off challengers to their state Assembly seats during Tuesday's primary election. There are 24 Assembly races on the county ballot, 16 of which are contested, with the sitting members hoping to continue representing districts throughout the Los Angeles region, including in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and San Gabriel valleys.


  9. Tom Hanks talks fat suits and Falstaff ahead of Shakespeare Center of LAa s a Henry IVaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Hanks said that was his response to Daniel Sullivan, the Tony Award-winning director at the helm of the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles' staging of a new production of William Shakespeare's "Henry IV" at the Japanese Garden of the West L.A. Veteran's Administration Campus, from June 5 to July 1. The play supports the work of the local nonprofit that provides educational programs for youth and military veterans with the latter preparing and running the event.


  10. Herea s how to vote early this weekend all over Los Angeles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    The listed date for California's mid-term primary election is June 5, but you can actually cast your ballot in person this weekend all over Los Angeles County. Since May 7, early voting has been available to registered voters at the county registrar's office at 12400 Imperial Highway in Norwalk, in Room 3002 on the third floor.


  11. Remember all who defend liberty this Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Boy Scouts from Montebello march throught the cemetary. More than 10,000 Scouts placed 90,000 flags on Veterans graves at Los Angeles National Cemetery in West Los Angeles for Memorial Day.


  12. Kaiser Permanente workers to begin picketing over outsourcing, relocating jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Unionized health care workers will begin a monthlong series of pickets today at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the state, including protests this week at hospitals in Harbor City, Baldwin Park and West Los Angeles. "Kaiser is raking in money and yet it's acting like it has no choice but to outsource jobs, relocate workers and pay new employees less," union member Lanette Griffin said in a statement released by Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West.


  13. Tom Hanks is performing Shakespeare in LA. Herea s how to get ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Tom Hanks, left and Rita Wilson arrive at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. If you want to see Oscar winner Tom Hanks in his Los Angeles stage debut as Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff, you're going to want to register for the pre-sale.


  14. What LA streets should you avoid today during President Trumpa s visit? LAPD wona t sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Los Angeles police know where President Donald Trump's motorcade will be driving through the city later today, but any drivers hoping to avoid the worst of the traffic won't get updates on road closures in advance. LAPD spokesman Josh Rubenstein said police have been in "close communication" with federal authorities ahead of the president's first visit to the city since entering the White House in 2017.


  15. LA-area police get ready for Trump, traffic and protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    President Donald Trump will be met with protesters when he makes his first visit as president to the Los Angeles area on Tuesday, and police said they are prepared to respond to any troubles. "We are working with all of our local and federal partners to ensure that all security safeguards are in place for the president's visit, both along his route of travel and at the locations where events will take place," Los Angeles Police Department Detective Meghan Aguilar said.


  16. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are going to do Shakespeare on stage in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Tom Hanks, left and Rita Wilson arrive at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Tom Hanks is going to make his Los Angeles stage debut as Sir John Falstaff in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles' new production of "Henry IV" at the Japanese Garden of the West Los Angeles VA Campus from June 5 through July 1, and he's in good company.


  17. Rabbi who founded L.A.a s Stephen Wise Temple dies at age 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    The local Jewish community is mourning the death of Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin, who founded Los Angeles' Stephen Wise Temple and guided it as it grew into one of the world's largest Reform congregations. "It is with profound sadness that Stephen Wise Temple announces the loss of our beloved Founding Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin," the temple announced on its website Saturday.


  18. Former Veterans Affairs worker from Whittier to plead guilty to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    A Whittier man who worked for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was charged Tuesday for lying about accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from a parking lot operator as part of a scheme that defrauded the agency of about $11 million , according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Ralph Tillman, a 58-year-old contract officer for the VA, agreed to plead guilty to two felony charges - filing a false federal tax return and lying to investigators about accepting bribes - after admitting to taking more than $286,250 in bribes over 14 years from the owner of Westside Services LLC. The company ran parking lots for care centers within the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.


  19. CEQA and the California housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    A construction worker helps build the frame of a water fountain near the Township 9 project in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Abuses of the California Environmental Quality Act are aggravating the state's housing crisis, according to a recent study by Los Angeles lawyers Holland & Knight.


  20. Page not foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Whittier Daily News

    Lawmakers and advocates pushing for more California community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees - a break from their core mission - may want to exercise caution. A new report from the state Legislature's independent policy advisor warns that the year-old pilot program allowing community colleges to award bachelor's degrees is not yet ready to expand.


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