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  1. Unseen for more than 60 years, the one-off Manta Ray will once again return to the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... other dreamers and creatives enamored with cars in the first half of the Fifties, Glen Hire and Vernon Antoine of Whittier, California, found their imaginations running wild after their first glimpses of Harley Earl's 1951 XP-8 Le Sabre , one of two ...

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  2. Whitworth baseball team sweeps series - Sun, 07 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Spokesman-Review

    Nicholas Nerud and Joel Condreay sparked a four-run, seventh-inning rally and Whitworth went on to take a 9-7 victory over Whittier for a series sweep. Whitworth came back from a deficit twice in the game to top Whittier for a third time on the weekend, following WHITTIER, Calif.

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  3. Workers sever high-pressure gas line in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Authorities evacuated two business and shut down a portion of Leffingwell Road in Whittier Sunday after a construction crew accidentally severed a high-pressure natural gas line, officials said. The mishap occurred about 11 a.m. in the parking lot of a business complex at 16553 Leffingwell Road , Whittier police Lt.

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  4. Proposed Whittier Uptown Family Fair clears first hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Whittier Uptown Association's proposal to bring back the Family Fair cleared its first hurdle Thursday when the city's Parking and Transportation Commission agreed to establish a no-parking zone for it. The no-parking will occur from 1 to 11 p.m. Thursdays on two-thirds of Comstock Avenue, from Bailey Street south and on Bailey between Comstock and Greenleaf avenues.

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  5. Floorplans Now Online for Cameo, Brookfield Residential's New, Upscale Neighborhood in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Market Wire

    Homebuyers eager to get acquainted with Brookfield Residential's new Cameo neighborhood can now preview the upscale collection's four spectacular floorplans online. Those interested in this rare chance to own a brand-new single-family detached home in Whittier are encouraged to visit the website for a sneak peek at the impressive home designs featuring four to six bedrooms, including a highly desired first-floor bedroom; an upstairs bonus room; optional outdoor rooms and much more.

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  6. Why Marinello Schools of Beauty closed, leaving an uncertain future for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Press-Telegram

    ... (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/Pasadena Star-News) Carolina Barahona peers into the Marinello School of Beauty in Whittier on Thursday. A lipstick written on the door says "Save Marinello." Marinello officials announced Thursday that all 56 of their ...

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  7. Marinello Schools of Beauty close, leaving an uncertain future for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Whittier Daily News

    ... the impact will be felt in such communities as Ontario, Huntington Beach, Burbank, San Bernardino, Lomita, Whittier and Simi Valley, among others. The Department of Education announced this week that it was taking action to end participation ...

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  8. Whittier Union High board may hire new superintendent TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Whittier Daily News

    After meeting in closed session this week on Tuesday, board members say they will make some kind of announcement on the successor to Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson , who announced in January that she would retire in June. Thorstenson, 60, of Whittier, spent her entire 39 years as a teacher and administrator in the district, including the last 14 as superintendent.

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  9. Whittiera s Friendly Hills Bowling Alley sign comes downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Whittier Daily News

    The front sign announces that Friendly Hills Lanes on Whittier Boulevard is closed on Thursday, June 4, 2015. WHITTIER – The 60-year-old iconic sign, “BOWL,” at the now-closed Friendly Hills Bowling Alley came down Thursday but it will be back later this year as part of the new shopping center that will take its place.

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  10. Beauty school in Niantic closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | TheDay.Com

    ... said the closures nationwide will affect about 4,300 students and 800 jobs. The 110-year-old institution, based in Whittier, Calif., continued to blame the Education Department for not giving it advance notice of the suspension from federal ...

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  11. What happens to Marinello Schools of Beauty students if federal actions force schools to close?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Whittier Daily News

    ... Locally, that includes schools in such communities as Ontario, Huntington Beach, Burbank, San Bernardino, Lomita, Whittier and Simi Valley, among others. The DOE alleges that Marinello was knowingly requesting federal aid for students based on ...

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  12. Barbara Sue Robinson 1935-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Chanute Tribune

    ... In June of 1957 they moved to Southern California and Barbara worked as a secretary for Shepherd Machinery Company, Whittier, Calif., and then later at Standard Register Company in Colton, Calif. After returning to Chanute in 1974 she was employed ...

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  13. Three arrested for car burglary, auto theft in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> A tipster helped police arrest three men accused of breaking into a car at the Whittwood Town Center mall Tuesday night, then fleeing in a stolen car, officials said. David Payan, 31, of El Monte, Jose Pedro Zavala, 26, of El Monte and Jose Luis Hernandez, 25, of Hacienda Heights, were booked on suspicion of auto burglary and auto theft following their 77:20 p.m. arrests, according to Whittier police officials and Los Angeles County booking records.

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  14. Niantic beauty school imperiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | TheDay.Com

    The Marinello Schools of Beauty, which has more than 50 sites nationwide including one in Niantic, has been cited for falsifying financial records, leading to the U.S. Department of Education cutting off loans and grants to its students. The for-profit Whittier, Calif.-based company, which has been in the education business for more than a century, said in a letter to students obtained by The Day that the government's action “threatens the future of your education at Marinello.” It is unclear whether the local school will be closing, but the company noted that it depends on federal dollars for about 80 percent of its funding.

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  15. Non-tenured faculty vote to form unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Daily Trojan

    ... with a faculty union, joining institutions such as Boston University, Georgetown University, Tufts University and Whittier College. Faculty at Whittier, who obtained a union contract in July, obtained "average pay increases of 35 percent," according ...

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

    Tuesday Feb 2 | 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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  17. La Serna girls water polo clinches share of league titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Whittier Daily News

    STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERLa Serna goalie Kaitlyn Verdugo deflects a goal attempt as they play California in their Del Rio League girls water polo game at La Serna High School in Whittier on Tuesday. La Serna defeated California 21-9.

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  18. California's Gold DVDs at Crowell LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    ... covering many aspects of local Southern California history and culture were selected, ranging from Anaheim to Whittier, going as far off as Joshua Tree and Death Valley and as local as Old Pasadena and Clocker's Corner at Santa Anita Racetrack. They ...

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  19. County supervisors move to halt commercial marijuana cultivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Los Angeles Times

    ... I am concerned. As a professional, I am concerned," said Dolores Ruiz, a manager with SPIRITT Family Services, a Whittier-based nonprofit that provides mental health counseling. "Our kids, our youth are very creative. They know they can get these ...

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  20. Whittier College to honor Jim a oeMudcata GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Whittier Daily News

    Jim “Mudcat” Grant was one of the first players to break Major League Baseball's color barrier, and in retirement has helped promote the important of blacks in baseball. Grant will be honored in a ceremony at 7:30 p.m. at Whittier College's Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts.

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