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  1. Some of the closures are through Friday morning, some are through Saturday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Press-Telegram

    Motorists drive over the newly constructed south half of the Florence Avenue bridge in Santa Fe Springs, on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Access to Orr and Day Road is closed until the intersection is completed in about 45 days.

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  2. So far, so good for next stage of Florence Avenue bridge-widening projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Press-Telegram

    Motorists drive over the newly constructed south half of the Florence Avenue bridge in Santa Fe Springs, on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Access to Orr and Day Road is closed until the intersection is completed in about 45 days.

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  3. Whittier's film highlights include - Back to the FutureaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2013 | Press-Telegram

    "Back to the Future" parts I, II, and III, starring Michael J. Fox, were filmed at Whittier High School in and around the auditorium and some houses on Bailey Street. "Hocus Pocus," a Walt Disney movie starring Bette Midler, Sara Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, was filmed in and around Central Park with inside shots at the Uptown YMCA.

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  4. Why homeless officials are scrambling to find a shelter in Southeast LA County this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Press-Telegram

    Homeless officials are scrambling to find a new shelter in the Southeast portion of Los Angeles County now that they have lost space in Bell that previously housed 79 beds. The Homeless Services Authority is seeking a shelter that could operate from December through Feb. 28 in an area ranging from from Lakewood to Pico Rivera and Whittier to Huntington Park.

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  5. 2 dead, 4 critically injured after motorcyclist, car collide in Santa Fe SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Press-Telegram

    SANTA FE SPRINGS >> A collision between a motorcycle and a car Saturday morning killed both drivers and critically injured four others in Santa Fe Springs, officials say. The crash took place just before 2 a.m. on Carmenita Road at the 5 Freeway , Whittier police Lt.

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  6. Whittier educator sets priorities as working momRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Acosta-Salazar, 41, said when she was younger, and didn't have kids, she was able to work for nonprofit organizations. "Now that I'm a mom, I have a job with a more set schedule," she said.

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  7. Late Gahr touchdown ends Santa Fe football seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Santa Fe's Alan Jackson reacts after Gahr scores a touchdown with seconds left in the fourth quarter of their CIF playoff game at Pioneer High School in Whittier on Friday November 10, 2017. Gah defeated Santa Fe 31-28.

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  8. This Whittier man built a video game currency empire and became a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    On Feb. 26, 2016, two days before his 27th birthday, Anthony Jordan Clark was found lifeless in his Whittier home. He had been found guilty in November 2016 and was awaiting sentencing for his role in a $16 million wire fraud scheme involving the popular FIFA soccer video game.

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  9. Scorcher to continue in Southern California, with records getting setRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Whittier resident Ken Harrison relaxes at the beach during record heat near the pier in Huntington Beach on Monday, October 23, 2017. A surfer walks along the shore during unseasonably hot weather in Huntington Beach, California, on Monday, October 23, 2017.

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  10. Bomb squad destroys a hoax devicea left outside Whittier Planned Parenthood officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department bomb squad examined a pipe with protruding wires found at the front door of a Whittier Planned Parenthood office on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. A bomb squad destroyed a pipe with wires sticking out of it that was found by the front door of a Whittier Planned Parenthood office on Saturday morning and determined the object was not explosive, labeling it a "hoax device," officials said.

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  11. The bill, penned by Assemblyman Ian Calderon, D-Whittier, would have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Whittier Police Chief Jeff Piper looks over the locker of slain Whittier Police Officer Keith Boyer which has been turned into a memorial by the Whittier Police Department pictured October 6, 2017. He was killed in the line of duty in February by a known gang member.

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  12. Eastvale woman - " mother of four about to be married - " among the Vegas shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Family and friends are mourning the loss of Rocio Rocha Guillen, an Eastvale mother of four who loved her kids, country music and running. She was fatally shot in the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest festival massacre with the man she was about to marry by her side.

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  13. Fear of this tiny shellfish prevented L.A. County water basins from drought recovery for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    For months, regional water officials were prevented from recharging drought-depleted water basins in the San Gabriel Valley and southeast Los Angeles County because they feared an infestation of an invasive shellfish that could destroy local ecosystems. But officials now say the dreaded shellfish known as the quagga mussel was not present in the state Water Project's channels, and now the water will be allowed to flow to the Central and San Gabriel Valley underground basins "They never found real quaggas in the water," said Kevin Hunt, general manager for the Central Basin Municipal Water District.

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  14. Whittier Daily News reporter won award for first-hand account of earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Former Whittier Daily News reporter Charles Elliott won recognition for excellence for his October 2017 first-hand account of how the Oct. 1, 1987 earthquake, in particular the Oct. 4, aftershock affected him while staying at a Red Cross shelter. EDITOR'S NOTE: Charles Elliott wrote this firsthand account of his experience in a Red Cross shelter following the Oct. 1, 1987, Whittier Narrows earthquake while he was a reporter for the Whittier Daily News.

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  15. Significant lessons learned from the 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    The Whittier Narrows quake struck 30 years ago this Sunday, Oct. 1. It wasn't the most deadly or most costly temblor in California, but it set many things in motion to help us deal with future earthquakes. The magnitude 5.9 earthquake caused eight deaths and an estimated $358 million in damage .

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  16. LAPD officer suspected in DUI crash on 605 Freeway, leaving 3 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    A car was engulfed in flames following a crash on the 605 Freeway in Whittier on Sept. 27, 2017.

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  17. Report on probationer who allegedly killed Whittier officer should be ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn called today for the release of a report on the county's oversight of a probationer accused of gunning down a Whittier police officer and a family member earlier this year. Some of the findings would need to be redacted, according to Hahn's motion, co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger.

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  18. West Nile kills LA County resident as reports of virus activity spikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    FILE PHOTO. A Culex Pipiens mosquito, magnified under a hand lens, is one of two local mosquitos that are vectors for the West Nile Virus.

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  19. Family of mentally ill man killed in struggle with Whittier police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    A photo of members of the Whittier Police Department after they wrestled him to the ground which could of contributed to his death. WHITTIER >> The family of a 27-year-old Whittier mentally ill man killed earlier this year after a struggle with Whittier police officers filed a $15 million claim against the city Wednesday.

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  20. A portion of 605 Freeway now named after slain Whittier police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    WHITTIER >> A portion of the 605 Freeway is now named after a Whittier police gunned down in a Feb. 20 shootout with a gang member, though it may be awhile before new signs are installed. Assemblyman Ian Calderon wrote the legislation to rename the portion of the 605 between the 5 Freeway and Obregon Street overcrossing as the “Officer Keith Boyer Memorial Highway.” Boyer was killed in a shootout while responding to a call of a traffic collision .

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