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  1. Montebello to allow tattoo parlors for first time in nearly 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    Greg Millan, owner of Carpe Diem Tattoo works on star on the arm of Rosemarie Dovalina in Montebello, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan.17, 2017. The city of Montebello has approved a new law allowing tattoos shops in the city.

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  2. Former South El Monte mayora s sentencing hearing moved to Feb. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE>> The sentencing hearing for former Mayor Luis Aguinaga previously scheduled for Thursday has been moved to Feb. 16. The sentencing hearing will take place 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16 before Judge Fernando M. Olguin at the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 255 East Temple Street in Los Angeles. The court was responsible for requesting the change, according to U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Thom Mrozek.

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  3. After losing $20,000 in grant funding, El Monte institutes policies to prevent future lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    EL MONTE>> The City Council approved new policies for handing federal emergency services grant funding in response to penalties that resulted in El Monte returning almost $20,000 in grant funding earmarked for homeless services. Conducted in August, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development audit of the city's fiscal year 2014-15 Emergency Solutions Grant Program found 13 program deficiencies, which included $19,956 required to be repaid by the city.

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  4. Whittiera s Nelles development project delayed againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> The massive housing and commercial project proposed for the now-closed Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility will be delayed again. This time it's not in the court system but in the city council where Planning Commission approval of the plan to build 750 homes and 150,000 square feet of commercial space has been appealed for a Jan. 24 hearing.

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  5. Residents seek full environmental study for proposed Alhambra Lowea s developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    Alhambra residents are set to oppose a proposed Lowe's Home Improvement store on Fremont Avenue at Tuesday's Planning Commission meeting. The location is not only expected to increase traffic in the area, it sits on a former manufacturing site that some residents believe could still be contaminated.

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  6. Whittier man in custody following 8-hour standoff after reportedly beating up exa s boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH WHITTIER >> A Whittier man was behind bars Sunday after allegedly beating up his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend, then engaging a sheriff's SWAT team in a standoff for eight hours while armed with an assault weapon before surrendering, officials said. Dylan Rey Robledo, 36, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and possession of an assault weapon, as well as for outstanding warrants, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials and booking records.

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  7. SWAT team responds to report of armed man barricaded inside South Whittier homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH WHITTIER >> A SWAT team engaged in a standoff with a man who was believed to be armed and holed-up inside a home in South Whittier on Saturday afternoon. The incident began about 1:30 p.m. in the 9900 block of Bona Vista Lane , in the unincorporated county area, according to Deputy Ryan Rouzan of the Los Angeles County sheriff's Information Bureau.

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  8. Montebello high school teacher accused of sex with teenage former studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Police jailed a teacher from Vail High School in Montebello on Friday on suspicion of carrying on a sexual relationship with a then-17-year-old student of the school, officials said. Brian Lee Ward, 46, of Whittier was booked on suspicion statutory rape following his 2:30 p.m. arrest at his home on Comstock Avenue, Whittier police officials said in a written statement .

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  9. Pico Rivera man gets 7 years for stabbing ex-girlfrienda s boyfriend to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Whittier Daily News

    George Delgado, 54, of Pico Rivera, left, pleaded “no contest” to a manslaughter charge on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, for the fatal stabbing of Tyron Duran, 42, of San Gabriel, right, during a fight in South Whittier on Sept. 26, 2015.

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  10. East Whittier City School District superintendent to retire at end of school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Whittier Daily News

    EAST WHITTIER >> After a 31 year career in education, East Whittier City School District Superintendent Mary Branca has announced she will retire when the current school year ends. She worked up the ranks beginning in 1985 as a substitute teacher, followed by stints as a teacher, learning specialist, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent of personnel services, co-superintendent with Dorka Duron who retired two years ago, and finally the sole superintendent of the 8,800-student district.

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  11. Judge will not reconsider decision against El Monte for its Walmart environmental reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Whittier Daily News

    EL MONTE >> A Los Angeles Superior Court judge denied Wednesday El Monte's request to reconsider a November ruling saying the city inadequately prepared the environmental impact report from a planned Walmart Supercenter. Judge John Torribio denied two motions made by the city - that November judgment for Montenegro vs. City of El Monte be reconsidered and that it receive a new trial, determining that the city presented no new law or evidence to warrant either motion.

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  12. Are South El Montea s married council members working to favor a colleaguea s mayoral bid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    South El Monte City Councilman Joseph Gonzales speaks during a press conference at city hall in light of the bribery scandal involving the mayor on Monday, August 1, 2016. Mayor Luis Aguinaga agreed to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge last week.

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  13. South El Monte is coming to the rescue of a small preschool with $36,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    SOUTH EL MONTE>> The city is set to pay a total of $36,000 to fund a private preschool program in the city for the next six months. The City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to fund Akitoi Learning Center's preschool program for children ages 2-5 from Jan. 15 to June 20 at a cost of $6,006 per month.

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  14. Married South El Monte councilmembers vote to keep Olmos as mayor pro ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    South El Monte City Councilman Joseph Gonzales speaks during a press conference at city hall in light of the bribery scandal involving the mayor on Monday, August 1, 2016. Mayor Luis Aguinaga agreed to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge last week.

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  15. California scores late to beat Pioneer in Del Rio League girls basketball openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> California and Pioneer high schools were both looking to follow up a successful December with a win in their Del Rio League girls basketball opener, as each hope to challenge league stalwart El Rancho. Valerie Vazquez scored 18 points off the bench and hit a 3-pointer in the final minute to lead California to a 56-51 victory over host Pioneer.

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  16. Whittier council rejects proposal for creating a oeproblem-orienteda police team over high costRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    WHITTIER >> Some city council members on Tuesday said they liked a proposal from Whittier police to create a “problem-oriented” policing team that could tackle issues like drug dealing and vandalism in the city. But a majority of council members balked at the price tag for such a project: $350,000 to hire just two new police officers.

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  17. Founding member of Montebello ganga s a killer squada sentenced to 2 life terms for murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    A man whom authorities say was a founding member of a local gang's “killer squad” was sentenced Wednesday to two life sentences for a pair of murders, according to Montebello police. Jimmy “Shyboy” Valenzuela, 31, received the life sentences without the possibility of parole for the execution-style shootings of two rival gang members: Joe Anthony Alvarado, 22, who was shot to death in his car on Dec. 22, 2007 in the 800 block of Mines Avenue, and Jimmy Jimenez, 29, who was shot on July 24, 2010 in the 400 block of Lohart Avenue.

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  18. Woman pleads guilty to immigration fraud, forfeits Monterey Park property interestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    LOS ANGELES>> A Washington woman must forfeit property in Monterey Park after pleading guilty Monday to charges that she conspired to fraudulently obtain visas to enter the United States through the EB-5 immigrant investor program. Shilan Zhao, 53, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring with her ex-husband, Jianjun Qiao, to commit immigration fraud by submitting false documents to federal authorities, according to a United States Attorney's Office statement.

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  19. Whittier man killed in Pico Rivera shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Whittier Daily News

    Sgt. Bill Cotter of the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau identified the victim as 22-year-old Rudy Garcia of Whittier. He said Garcia and another man who claims to be a transient were in the 4200 block of Acacia Avenue around 12:45 a.m. when they came under fire.

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  20. How a future project could connect Metrolink to LAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Whittier Daily News

    The Metro Green Line Light Rail tracks end before Studebaker Road in Norwalk as motorists exit the eastbound 105-freeway on Tuesday January 10, 2017. The Southern California Association of Governments is looking to consider a 2.8-mile extension from this station to the Norwalk/Santa Fe Springs Metrolink Station.

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