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  1. Whatever happened to the Christmas bells at Santa Teresita in Duarte? Some neighbors want them backRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Whittier Daily News

    Paul Liming, a nearby resident, who is spearheading the effort to get Santa Terisita Church and medical offices in Duarte on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 to turn on their chimes that once played Christmas music during the holiday. For the past several years, the church bell recordings that used to play during various holidays has gone silent, but Liming and other neighbors are efforting to get the chimes/music back on before Christmas Day.

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  2. Love to read? Pass it on by becoming a tutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    I am a big believer in small joys. My oldest son was always an enthusiastic reader, devouring books on dinosaurs and later, Thomas the Tank Engine and anything by Eric Carle.

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  3. What Southern Californians need to know about the Feda s interest rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    The Federal Reserve boosted a key interest rate for the first time in a year on Wednesday and it signaled that three more rate hikes are likely for 2017. Wednesday's quarter percentage point increase - only the second rate hike to be implemented in the past decade - was fueled by a steadily improving U.S. economy that has seen significant employment gains and a stabilization of the nation's housing market.

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  4. Why are the parking lots at Trader Joea s always so small?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    If you've ever gone to a Trader Joe's and found yourself circling the lot in search of a parking space, you're not alone. The Monrovia-based grocer's eclectic mix of private-label gourmet and organic foods has resonated heavily with Southland consumers.

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  5. Pasadena gang member accused of kidnapping, assaulting San Bernardino womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A Pasadena gang member is expected to be in court Tuesday after he allegedly carjacked, kidnapped and assaulted a woman, took her to Pasadena and then let her go in Monrovia, according to police reports and sheriff's booking information. Roger Lavelle Burns, 58, a transient with ties to Pasadena, is scheduled to be in San Bernardino Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to answer to kidnapping, carjacking and sexual assault charges, San Bernardino court information shows.

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  6. Good news about a Trump economy? Californiaa s defense industry could benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Southern California is expected to benefit from a boost in defense spending under the Trump administration. Monrovia-based AeroVironment Inc. makes a variety of unmanned drones that are used by the U.S. military.

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  7. Born premature, this Monrovia teen defied to odds to pursue musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    His parents, Martha and Trevor Fessenden of Monrovia, were told that their first child would probably never walk, talk or learn to read Braille. Mason proved them wrong.

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  8. Meet Monterey Parka s new city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    MONTEREY PARK >> With City Manager Paul Talbot set to retire at the end of the month, Assistant City Manager Ron Bow was selected Wednesday as the city's interim city manager. “It's not an easy job, but I welcome the challenge,” Bow said.

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  9. Whata s the going rate for plastic grocery bags in California now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Kimberly McDavis, 42, of Ontario only bought a couple of 10-cent plastic bags at Stater Bros. Monday.

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  10. St. Paul football beats Monrovia with huge second halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    St. Paul's Damian Luna charges through Monrovia's defense during a prep football playoff game at Monrovia High School on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. MONROVIA >> It's anybody's guess as to what St. Paul High School football coach Rick Zepeda said to his team at halftime, but whatever it was, it worked.

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  11. St. Paul faces Monrovia in first playoff game since 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    The Swordsmen take an old-school approach, using a strong run game with physicality on defense. The Wildcats, meanwhile, blitz opponents with athleticism.

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  12. SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week: Richie Schroeder, MonroviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Notable: WIth his team needing a win to lock up an outright Rio Hondo League championship, Schroeder came up with his biggest game of the season. Schroeder threw for 373 yards and five touchdown passes.

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  13. Family behind University of La Vernea s DUI Awareness Night remains devastated by fathera s lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    A little over 245 days and the shock has faded. The funeral is over, and the steady stream of emails, notes, flowers, and phone calls have slowed for the Nelson family.

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  14. These 2 women send this small gift to every US police department that loses an officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Sample of mourning band created by the nonprofit group “Honor Bands” to honor fallen law enforcement officers throughout the United Stated. For more than a year now, two former Long Beach police officers have made it their mission to honor each and every law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in the Unites States by outfitting each member of the officers' departments with personalized black “mourning badges” to be worn over their uniforms as a sign of respect to their departed colleagues.

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  15. LA BioMed kicks off county-wide push to accelerate the biosciences industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2013 | Whittier Daily News

    A county-wide effort to breathe life into the biosciences industry and create a national hub for cutting-edge medical treatments for cancer and other diseases will kick off with a new business incubator in the South Bay. LA BioMed has announced a partnership with county leaders and the state's leading advocate for the biosciences industry, the California Life Sciences Association, to open the South Bay's first facility dedicated to transforming new medical and scientific discoveries into marketable products.

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  16. Dona t want to drive to Santa Anita? Train, shuttles and Uber are alternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    SANTA ANITA >> Racing fans are expected to jam Santa Anita Park this fall for two reasons: to get a glimpse of star horse California Chrome and to witness the record-setting ninth staging of the Breeders' Cup, often called the Super Bowl of horse racing. While both are draws for attending the 23-day autumn meet beginning Sept.

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  17. Former Rams placekicker Mike Lansford to speak at Pasadena QBs ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    It's been said that placekickers are a lot like golfers in that when they find a method that works, they stick with it. It was that way for former Los Angeles Rams kicker Mike Lansford, who had a solid career with the Rams during the 1980s and early 1990s.

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  18. Monrovia motorcyclist dies in Industry crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    David Alex Garcia, 20, of Monrovia died at the scene, the coroner's office reported.

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  19. These San Gabriel Valley cities have some of the most expensive homes in L.A. CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    The Los Angeles area is home to 12 communities listed among the 100 priciest places to buy a common-sized home, a new survey shows. Home broker Coldwell Banker just released its somewhat unique annual survey of home valuations nationwide, and Arcadia came in fifth at $1.75 million.

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  20. If you thought the Baldwin Park Farmers Market was a disappointment, the city agrees with youRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    After several contract breaches and low vendor turnout, the City of Baldwin Park will no longer host a farmers market on Thursdays this year. The City Council voted 4-0 last week to terminate the city's contract with GreenLeaf Events because the Monrovia-based company failed to comply with several components of their agreement to provide a certified farmers market and street fair to Baldwin Park residents.

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