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  1. Whittier man who died following deputy-involved shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    A 47-year-old man who died after being shot by a sheriff's deputy as the man was being tased by another deputy in an unincorporated area near Whittier was identified on Tuesday by the coroner's office. Oscar Lotari Romero of Whittier was killed in the July 29 confrontation with deputies, according to Coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

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  2. Whittier Conservancy sues city, challenges Nelles project EIRRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> The Whittier Conservancy has sued the city, challenging the environmental impact report allowing Costa Mesa-based Brookfield Residential to build 750 homes and develop a commercial shopping center on the now-closed Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility. Whittier violated the state environmental rules June when the City Council approved development of the historic 74-acre state-owned property, said conservancy President Ted Snyder on Monday.

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  3. Fatal stabbing over parking space at Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet goes to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Daily News

    ... assaulting with a deadly weapon a second victim on Oct. 17, 2014 at the swap meet located at 13963 Alondra Blvd. Whittier police said Yanez was in the vehicle with her two children, ages 22 and 23, when she got into an argument with Cervantes and ...

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  4. Chula Vista South versus Dominican Republic in PONY-13 World Series finalRead the original story

    Monday | Star News

    ... all-star youth baseball team last made a PONY World Series championship game, and Monday night at York Field in Whittier history will be repeated when Chula Vista South takes on the Dominican Republic for the right to call themselves PONY-13 World ...

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  5. El Monte boy who lost life to cancer at age 6 honored with memorial bench at Rose HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Loved ones gather at Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary in Whittier on Sunday for the unveiling of a bench in honor of 6-year-old Doryan Torres Carrillo, who succumbed to cancer in October of 2013. WHITTIER >> Just as Doryan Torres Carrillo of El Monte left an indelible impact on countless lives in his six short years before losing his life to cancer, he left his permanent mark on the grounds of Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary in Whittier, where a granite bench created in tribute to his short but meaningful life was unveiled Sunday.

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  6. Last member of Amelia Earhart search crew dies in Whittier at age 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Walter Kastner, the last surviving member of the crew of the U.S.S. Lexington battleship, which conducted the unsuccessful search for Amelia Earhart, died July 11 at a Whittier assisted living facility. He was 99. “He felt very frustrated about the search,” said his son-in-law, Bob Mosman.

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  7. Annie Park scores surprising come-from-behind victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... on July 19. The 2013 NCAA individual champion left Southern Cal after her junior year and turned pro. Lopez, of Whittier, Calif., took a share of the lead into the final round and made the turn in even-par 36 after birdies on Nos. 8 and 9. But ...

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  8. Lee Lopez sets women's record at Brown Deer ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... consecutive tournament on the Symetra Tour. And it looks like she's hitting her stride. On Saturday, Lopez, of Whittier, Calif., shot a bogey-free 66 - a women's course record at Brown Deer Park - to move into a tie for the lead going into the final ...

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  9. Whittier Conservancy sues city to stop development of former youth correctional facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Los Angeles Times

    The Whittier Conservancy is suing the city of Whittier, hoping to block development on the site of the former Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility. The City Council voted 5-0 last month to approve Brookfield Residential Properties' plans for a large retail, commercial and residential project on the 74-acre site.

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  10. Top Photos August 01Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Star Tribune

    ... via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT Gallery: An American Airlines passenger airplane from Miami crosses a blue moon over Whittier, Calif., as it heads to Los Angeles Airport, Friday, July 31, 2015. Gallery: Participants in the Gay Pride Parade wave as it makes ...

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  11. July bids farewell with a rare 'blue moon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Times of India

    ... blue moon will be seen in January 2018. An American Airlines passenger airplane from Miami crosses a blue moon over Whittier, California, as it heads to Los Angeles Airport. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) Fireworks explode as the blue moon rises in the distance ...

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  12. Officials break ground on new $13.3 million library in South WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Whittier Daily News

    Children from Mayberry Park's Day Camp assist Supervisor Don Knabe and County Librarian Margaret Donnellan Todd during the groundbreaking for a new 14,411-square-foot South Whittier library at the Sheriff's Academy and Regional Services Center on Thursday, July 30, 2015. SOUTH WHITTIER >> As part of his $45 million “Operation Libraries” program, Supervisor Don Knabe presided over a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for a new state-of-the-art library on a portion of county property originally assigned to the Sheriff's Department.

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  13. Detective: Man shot, killed after hitting deputy with metal rod in West WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Whittier Daily News

    WEST WHITTIER >> A deputy shot and killed a 47-year-old man who allegedly made a threat and hit the deputy in the arm with a metal rod late Wednesday night, officials said. Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations and operations for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, said paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene at 11:53 p.m. He said the dead man has not been positively identified but described him as a Latino in his 40s.

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  14. Check out today's blue moon; the last until 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | News Times

    ... passenger plane crosses the waning gibbous moon, one day after a full moon, late Thursday, July 2, 2015, in in Whittier, Calif. There will be two full moons in July, the next one known as a blue moon, will be on July 31. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) Photo: ...

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  15. Blue moon, 2nd full moon in July, arrives early FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | CBC News

    A United Airlines passenger plane crosses the waning gibbous moon, one day after a full moon on July 2, in Whittier, Calif. There are two full moons this month.

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  16. Whittier to spend $54,300 on water conservation programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The goal is to meet the state-mandated target of a 20-percent reduction from 2013. But unlike other cities that have imposed fines and other restrictions, Whittier's effort is strictly voluntary.

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  17. North Xtra: Ingomar ends run in Pony LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Post-gazette.com

    It's that time of year when youth baseball organizations compete around the country for a chance to advance to the World Series in their age group. Most notable is the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., and the Pony League World Series in Whittier, Calif., this year.

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  18. 6 things you need to know about tonight's 'blue moon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | CBC News

    A United Airlines passenger plane crosses the waning gibbous moon, one day after a full moon on July 2, in Whittier, Calif. There are two full moons this month.

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  19. It's time for the Uber of air travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Washington Post

    A United Airlines plane passes over Whittier, Calif., on its way to LAX. Air travelers say they're ready for an Uber model of disruption to the industry to take flight.

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  20. Deputy shoots man who struck him with metal barRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | My Mother Lode

    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy shot and killed an apparently drunk man who struck him with a metal bar in Whittier. Deputy Trina Schrader says family members called authorities to a residence late Wednesday reporting a man who had been arguing and damaging property.

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