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  1. Whittier community groups ask police to call dumping of KKK materials a hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Resident Jonathan Ackley shows a bag of Ku Klux Klan propaganda found on his neighbor's front lawn on the 5400 block of Adelle Avenue in Whittier on Monday, June 29, 2015. WHITTIER >> Warning that Ku Klux Klan propaganda fliers distributed on lawns Sunday morning on a west Whittier street could be a prelude to violence, community advocates Monday asked the Police Department to investigate it as a hate crime.

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  2. Whittier residents find KKK propaganda on lawnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WHITTIER >> Some residents of a residential street in Whittier awoke Sunday to find what police called Ku Klux Klan propaganda inside plastic bags weighed down by Tootsie Roll candy and small rocks. A resident in the 5400 block of Adele Avenue called police about 6:25 a.m. to report the discovery, said Whittier police Sgt.

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  3. La Mirada man overcomes deadly disease, entertains as 70s-era Elton JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    He was suffering from pemphigus vulgaris, an autoimmune disease, and he had about five to six years left to live. But instead, for the past five years he has entertained millions of people by singing Elton John tunes as part of the widely-acclaimed tribute band Kenny Metcalf as Elton and The Early Years Band.

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  4. Developer, Whittier Conservancy clash over Fred C. Nelles projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WHITTIER – The president of the Whittier Conservancy and the vice president for a Costa Mesa developer seeking to develop the now-closed Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility clashed at Tuesday's City Council hearing over whether the company can afford to preserve more than the now-required historical buildings. Ted Snyder, conservancy president, said a 2012 purchase agreement between Brookfield Residential and the state show that the developer's profit could be four times as much as a needed 20 percent that is considered to be a point where the company would walk away from the project.

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  5. Police seize illegal fireworks from South Whittier homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    SOUTH WHITTIER >> Police seized more than 350 pounds of illegal fireworks from a South Whittier home Thursday as Independence Day approached amid a severe drought, officials said. Whittier police and other officers from the San Gabriel Valley East AB 109 Task Force made the discovery about 11 a.m. at a house in the 11600 block of Allerton Street, Whittier police Officer John Scoggins said.

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  6. Police seize illegal fireworks from South Whittier homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    SOUTH WHITTIER >> Police seized more than 350 pounds of illegal fireworks from a South Whittier home Thursday as Independence Day approached amid a severe drought, officials said. Whittier police and other officers from the San Gabriel Valley East AB 109 Task Force made the discovery about 11 a.m. at a house in the 11600 block of Allerton Street, Whittier police Officer John Scoggins said.

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  7. Coalition for developmentally disabled rallies for funding at Whittier City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Lanterman Coalition members rally to preserve rights for the disabled in front of Whittier City Hall in Whittier, Calif., on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The state's new $ 115 billion budget has a lot of dollars in it, but not enough for people in the business of serving the state's developmentally disabled population.

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  8. Smart & Final Extra! sees value in new Whitter locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Smart & Final Extra! hosts a business and community preview day at their new store on Whittier Boulevard at Greenleaf Avenue in Whittier on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The store is holding its grand opening to the public on Wednesday.

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  9. wWhittiera s best face off in Rotary All-Star Classic; locals selected in MLB draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The Whittier area's top high school baseball and softball players will make their prep finale Wednesday when they take part in the 19th annual Whittier Rotary All-Star Classic at York Field. The area's top senior softball players will face off at 3 p.m., with the baseball game scheduled for 6 p.m. There is an admission charge of $5.

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  10. Whittiera s best face off in 19th Whittier Rotary All-Star ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The Whittier area's top high school baseball and softball players will make their prep finale Wednesday when they take part in the 19th annual Whittier Rotary All-Star Classic at York Field. The area's top senior softball players will face off at 3 p.m., with the baseball game scheduled for 6 p.m. There is an admission charge of $5.

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  11. Whittier police find tricycle stolen from 11-year-old girl with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WHITTIER >> A parking enforcement officer on Monday found a tricycle that was stolen from an 11-year-old girl with autism. The thief or thieves took the tricycle, worth $400, in front of the garage of the family's La Forge Street home on Friday night.

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  12. Number of adults with asthma in San Gabriel Valley risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The numbers of adults with asthma are growing, said physicians who treat the chronic ailment in the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier area. In California, 2.3 million adults, or 8 percent, have the respiratory disease, with about one in 14 adults, or 6 percent, in Los Angeles County, according to the Asthma Coalition of Los Angeles County . 4 comments

  13. Final court order slams Whittier hills oil project, leaving city with few optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2012 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WHITTIER >> Faced with a court-ordered ban on its hillside oil-drilling project, the City Council on Tuesday will discuss appealing to the California Supreme Court, or tearing up the lease with its oil and gas partners. A final order from the 2nd District Court of Appeal released Tuesday codifies previous lower court rulings against the city, saying the 7-year-old lease between Whittier and Matrix Oil Corp. was illegal because the city did not obtain permission from the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District.

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  14. Whittier school district unveils new football stadium at Pioneer High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Pioneer football player Robert Martinez, 16, plays catch with teammates during the unveiling ceremony for the new football stadium at Pioneer High School in Whittier on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The $17.5 million facility is dedicated as the Dick Torres Memorial Stadium in honor of Richard Torres, who died in 2010 after serving more than 30 years as an educational leader and inspiration to Whittier Union students.

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  15. Bumble Bee Foods, 2 ex-employees deny charges in death of worker...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The front of Bumble Bee Foods LLC in Santa Fe Springs on Friday October 12, 2012. The plant was the site of an industrial accident the day before in which a 62-year-old employee died after becoming trapped inside an industrial oven.

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  16. Whittier City Council votes to place Latino district on 2016 ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    WHITTIER – The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to put the city council district with the highest percentage of Latinos and the east Whittier district on the 2016 ballot. No sitting council member lives in District 1, where 70 percent of the voters are Latino.

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  17. Magnitude-3.3 earthquake hits Baldwin HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    BALDWIN HILLS >> A magnitude 3.3 earthquake hit the Baldwin Hills at 10:06 a.m. today, according to an automated report from the Southern California Earthquake Center. Persons as far east as Whittier told the USGS they felt it, and it was widely felt from Mulholland Drive south to Torrance, generally west of the Harbor Freeway.

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  18. Orchard Supply Hardware expected to open store in WhittierRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The lots of the former Cadillac and Ford dealerships are vacant on the 15300-block of Whittier Boulevard in Whittier on Thursday. According to city officials, Orchard Supply Hardware is expected to open a new store on the site.

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  19. Ceremony in South Whittier honors Los Angeles Countya s fallen peace officersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    LAPD officer Richard Medina, right, escorts Sonia Sanchez, wife of fallen LAPD officer Roberto Sanchez, prepares to lays a rose in memory of her husband during the 46th Annual Los Angeles County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony at the STARS Center in Whittier to commemorate the peace officers who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the residents of the county on Wednesday May 20, 2015. New names added to the wall this year include Covina police Officer Jordan Corder, LAPD Officer Robert C. Sanchez.

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  20. Appellate court rules against Whittier oil drilling projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Whittier oil and gas drilling site in the Whittier Hills show a large hole or well cellar with steel rebar sticking up. An orange excavator is parked near the site of the Whittier oil drilling site located in the Whittier Hills.

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