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  1. Rio Hondo College breaks ground on $1.3 million campus in Pico RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    On Wednesday, that goal got a boost after Rio Hondo College broke ground on its Pico Rivera Educational Center, a $1.3 million, park-like regional campus that will deliver advanced coursework in state-of-the-art classrooms to area residents. The center, at 9426 Marjorie St. was created through a partnership between Rio Hondo College and the El Rancho Unified School District.

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  2. Apartment complex approved for a blighteda property in Pico RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Whittier Daily News

    The Pico Rivera City Council Tuesday approved a zone change allowing for a new 12-unit apartment complex to go on the site of a former meat processing plant and, later, bakery at 8421 Telegraph Road. April 29, 2016.

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  3. Pico Rivera resident says he will sue to stop auto repair shop expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Whittier Daily News

    PICO RIVERA – A 21-year resident Thursday vowed to sue the city to stop an expansion of an auto repair shop that he said will be harmful to his home and neighbors. The City Council on a 3-2 vote Tuesday approved a zone change on a small landlocked dirt lot behind Green Collision, 4525 Rosemead Blvd. that would allow the company to add additional service bays, a show room, offices and storage.

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  4. Expect Californiaa s U.S. Senate race to get far fiercer: Thomas EliasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Whittier Daily News

    Congresswoman Linda Sanchez speaks during the City of Pico Rivera's annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Veterans' Monument on Lindsey Avenue on Tuesday Nov. 11, 2015. In more than a year since state Attorney General Kamala Harris declared she's running for the Senate seat soon to be vacated by retiring Democrat Barbara Boxer, Harris' poll numbers have not changed much.

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  5. Prince remembered and mourned by Los Angeles fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Whittier Daily News

    Grace Pedroza drove from Pico Rivera to Hollywood Boulevard Thursday morning, hoping to leave purple flowers on Prince's star on the iconic Walk of Fame. Only there was no star.

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  6. Why some parents want to recall 3 El Rancho Unified school board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Whittier Daily News

    PICO RIVERA >> A group of parents have orchestrated a recall effort of three El Rancho Unified School District board members after a decision to host a new magnet school at a former elementary school rather than El Rancho High School. “They are not listening to us,” said Sylvia Miro, who is leading the recall effort.

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  7. What parents, students had to say about El Rancho Unifieda s proposed magnet schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    PICO RIVERA >> Parents in two different meetings overwhelmingly expressed their disapproval of a magnet high school considered by El Rancho Unified School District officials. They questioned the cost of a new high school that would benefit, at least in its first year, only 120 students, instead of improving El Rancho High School.

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  8. Passengers carjack driver in West WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    WEST WHITTIER >> A man gave a ride to two people who later carjacked him at gunpoint Tuesday night, deputies said. The carjacking in the 6800 block of Vanport Avenue in unincorporated West Whittier was reported to the sheriff's Pico Rivera station at 7:40 p.m. Sgt.

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  9. Woman escapes from kidnappers at Pico Rivera parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    A woman out for a jog Tuesday night got waylaid, kidnapped and taken to a local park where she fought her kidnappers and escaped, authorities said. Sgt. Wilson Wong of the sheriff's Pico Rivera station said a 20-year-old woman was jogging when a car pulled ahead of her and stopped.

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  10. Meetings scheduled for possible El Rancho Unified magnet high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    PICO RIVERA >> El Rancho Unified School District is hosting three meetings to receive input from the community on establishing a magnet high school.

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  11. 2 teens suspected in killings of woman and teen girl in Montecito Heights parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Two people were charged with capital murder today in connection with the gang-related killings of a young woman and a teenage girl in Ernest E. Debs Regional Park in Montecito Heights. Jose Antonio Echeverria, 18, and Dallas Stone Pineda, 17, are scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon in downtown Los Angeles in connection with the killings of Gabriela Calzada, 19, and Briana Gallegos, 17, in late October.

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  12. North Whittier man turns gun on gardenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    NORTH WHITTIER >> A man in unincorporated north Whittier Tuesday pointed a gun at two gardeners after a verbal dispute, sheriff's officials said. Edward Sanchez, 50, first brandished a knife at the two men during an argument on the 10000 block of Cliota Street, before going inside his house and returning with a gun, said Lt.

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  13. Pico Rivera considers selling vacant Burke Street property to housing developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    PICO RIVERA >> City officials are considering selling a 2.6-acre vacant property next to the San Gabriel River - apparently once used as a dump site - to a housing developer. The city acquired the property, which is at the eastern end of Burke Street, in 1963 and transferred it to the Redevelopment Agency in 1998.

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  14. Global emergency declared for Zika virus, but impact on U.S., Southern California, looks minimalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    A worldwide public health emergency was declared on Monday because of a growing body of evidence that links birth defects with the fast-spreading Zika virus . The declaration by the World Health Organization calls for a more coordinated international response to improve surveillance, detection and development of tests and vaccines to protect people at risk, Dr. Margaret Chan, the director-general for WHO, said in a statement.

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  15. Climate change, flooding topics of concern at Aquarium of the Pacific panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Jerry R. Schubel, president and CEO of the Aquarium of the Pacific, delivers a presentation on climate change, sea level rise, water conservation and global effects, in partnership with The League of Women Voters Long Beach Area. About 200 Long Beach residents got a close look at how climate change is affecting the local area Saturday morning.

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  16. Future El Monte Walmart faces legal obstacle from environmental lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    Although the store was celebrated by many residents when it got the greenlight, a group of El Monte residents is suing the city over the council's approval of the project, alleging it violated state environmental laws. The lawsuit alleges the city failed to adequately address the project's impact on traffic and air quality, and as a result, “the public will suffer irreparable harm.” Plaintiff Aaron Montenegro and the recently formed group Residents and Families for El Monte are represented by environmental attorney Gideon Kracov, who has fought Wal-Mart projects across Los Angeles County, including in Torrance , Burbank and Chinatown.

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  17. Cockroaches, no hot water shut down 7 San Gabriel Valley restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    A closed sign and a health department notice are posted in the window behind caution tape at the now closed Jim's Burgers on the 4500-block of Rosemead Blvd. in Pico Rivera on Friday June 19, 2015. The restaurant had its permit suspended after failing to post a letter C grade in received in September 2013.

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  18. Man pleads not guilty to South Whittier fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH WHITTIER >> A Pico Rivera man on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to killing another man during a fight in South Whittier, officials said. Jane Robison, spokeswoman for the district attorney's office, said George Delgado, 53, was arraigned at Norwalk Superior Court for the Sept.

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  19. Motorcyclist dies after crashing into fire hydrant in Pico RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    At about 4:25 p.m., the motorcyclist, identified by the coroner's office as Hashem Muwanas, was riding northbound on Passons Boulevard in the area of Loch Avon Drive alongside his brother when he drifted too far to the right and clipped the curb, sheriff's Pico Rivera station authorities said. Muwanas was then thrown from his bike into a nearby fire hydrant.

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  20. El Rancho High School student detained after tweet about school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    El Rancho High School was placed on lockdown Thursday after a student allegedly posted on Twitter that he would shoot up and bomb the school, officials said. The incident began shortly when someone from Ohio saw the tweet and called the sheriff's Pico Rivera station at 7:53 a.m., Geske said.

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