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Located in Los Angeles county twelve miles from Los Angeles itself in the southern part of the state. The city began with a Spanish land grant given to a Spanish soldier, Manuel Nieto, in 1784. Pio Pico, the last Mexican Governor of California, before the end of the Mexican American War, owned most of Whittier. Rose Hills Memorial Park is located within Whittier and is the largest single location cemetery anywhere in the world. The Whittier High School was also used as the filming location for the high school scenes in both Back to the Future and Back to the Future Part II.
Local Newspapers: Whittier Daily News, LA Times, And Orange County Register Courier
Local Sports Teams: LA Dodger (MLB) LA Galaxy (Soccer) LA Lakers (NBA), LA Kings (NHL)
Local Colleges: State UniversityWhittier College
Zip Codes associated with whittier, california: 90201, 90601, 90602, 90603, 90604, 90605, 90606
Towns/Cities near whittier, california : Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, Hacienda Heights
A parolee is back behind bars this morning after an overnight SWAT standoff in Whittier. Deputies received a call at around 7:30 p.m. that an ex-convict had a gun at his apartment in the 11900 block of Inez Street, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. When they arrived on the scene the man allegedly refused to surrender. They had to evacuate the apartment complex as the standoff began. Just before 1 a.m. Friday Sheriffs Special Enforcement Bureau teams fired tear gas into the apartment and arrested the man, who is yet to be identified.Car Smashes into Dialysis Center in Whittier
A wrecked white Toyota Avalon sat propped on a sidewalk in front of a dialysis center in Whittier where it was reported the driver crashed into the building and fled the scene. The Whittier Kidney Dialysis Center at the 1600 block of Whittier Boulevard sustained major damage at about 4:50 a.m. when the crash occurred. Officials from the Whittier Police Department said they were looking for the driver and no arrest had been made as of 7 a.m. No injuries from persons inside the building were reported.Kevin M. 'Mike' Dooley
Born June 25, 1958, Mike was the third child of James Virgil Dooley and Patricia Dooley Batton. Survivors include his wife, Kathy, and her loving family of brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews, and their families; his sister, Vikki Bowers of Milledgeville; and great-nephew, Kyle. He was preceded in death by his father, and his mother, Patricia Dooley Batton; his brother, Danny Dee Dooley; and a stepbrother, Richard Batton. A celebration of Mike's life with family and friends will be Friday at White Emerson Mortuary in Whittier.Man with machete leads police on pursuit in Whittier
A man suspected of assaulting another man with a machete in Whittier led police on a short pursuit Monday afternoon, authorities said. At about 2 p.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff's station in Norwalk received a report of a possible assault with a deadly weapon in the area of Carmenita and Meyer roads, said Sgt. Jose Navares. Deputies responding to the scene made contact with the suspect's vehicle at Carmenita and Leffingwell roads where they attempted to stop the car, Navares said. Navares said the victim was unharmed.Assessment In Math and Science
What does assessment reform actually look like? This workshop follows the stories of Barbara, a math teacher in Whittier, California, and Scott, a science teacher in Louisville, Kentucky, as they share how theyare incorporating assessment into their teaching.Off-duty Whittier police officer fires on fleeing suspect who broke into his home
The officer-involved shooting took place in the 3200 block of Military Avenue about 10 p.m. Thursday, said Sgt. John Marquez of the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Station. "The officer was in his home, sitting in the living room when he saw a male black about 20 years old wearing dark clothing standing in his kitchen," Marquez said. LAPD officers set up a perimeter and began a search of the area, but did not turn up the intruder. How the intruder got into the home was not immediately clear, Marquez said.Officials investigate death of man at Whittier home
WHITTIER >> Police checking on the welfare of a senior citizen found him dead inside his home Thursday afternoon, officials said. Officers responded to the 13600 block of Putnam Street about 2 p.m. after someone asked them to check on the resident, Whittier police Officer Bradley White said. "Upon arrival, officers discovered a male, approximately 60-years-old, deceased," White said. The investigation was ongoing, however there were no overt signs of foul play, White said.West Whittier robber wore pink pajama bottoms, blue ski mask, carried toy gun
Officials said the victim thought it was a joke. Sgt. Steve Dodson of the sheriff's Pico Rivera station said the suspect entered the lobby of the Motel 6 in the 8200 block of Pioneer Boulevard in West Whittier at 4:25 a.m.. He walked up to the clerk and demanded the cash from the register. "The clerk though he was joking based on his apparel," Dodson said. When the clerk didn't do anything, the sergeant said the suspect showed a gun and demanded money again. The suspect was described as a Latino in his 20s, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds.Road crew lives with road rage as they install fiber optic line in Whittier
Traffic on Colima Road was backed up at midmorning Wednesday from South Hacienda Boulevard in Hacienda Heights for just over a half mile to Camino Del Sur, where a road crew was at work. "Some people spit at us," said Armondo Garcia, foreman of the work crew. The 2,700 foot stretch they're installing completes a hookup at its terminus near Casino Drive. It means digging a pit every 300 feet, rather than digging a trench for the length of the job, said Garcia. The job should be competed in two weeks, three weeks maximum, he said.Gas station attendant pistol-whipped during Whittier robbery
WHITTIER >> Police are seeking a gunman who pistol-whipped a gas station attendant during a robbery Tuesday, authorities said. The crime took place about 1:40 a.m. when the robber entered a 76 station on Whittier Boulevard, just east of Laurel Avenue, Whittier police Detective Jose Bolanos said. - ¢ Video: Whittier 76 station robbery Wearing a surgical mask and brandishing a large-caliber handgun, the robber jumped over the counter and demanded the clerk open the cash register, police said in a written statement.Tattoo artist, Whittier gang member arrested in Ontario stabbing
ONTARIO >> A tattoo artist and Whitter gang member is behind bars accused of a stabbing a man in the back and head earlier this month, Ontario Police officials said Monday. Aranda allegedly stabbed a man on Feb. 6 in the 400 block of Sunkist Street after a woman reportedly called Aranda to remove someone from her home, according to Sgt. Jeff Higbee with the Ontario Police Department. The sister gets into an argument with the victim and tell him to leave. Aranda is being held at West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga on $1 million bail.Woman found fatally shot at Whittier park, suicide suspected
WHITTIER >> A woman was found fatally shot at a Whittier park Saturday in what was initially being investigated as a suicide, police said. The woman, initially described only as 28 years old, died at the scene, Whittier police Lt. She was found about 1:20 p.m. lying on a handball court at Guirardo Park, at Pioneer Boulevard and Orange Drive. Witnesses reported hearing the gunshot, though they didn't realize what it was at the time, Miller said. A 9mm handgun was found near the woman's body. "We believe it to be a suicide," Miller said.Parents In Cheer Gear Surprise Kids During Pep Rally In Whittier
The pep rally was a day before the big varsity basketball game against their rival school, La Serna High School. Friday's game marked the final one of the season and many of the players are seniors. Cathy Suarez, a parent, organized the performance and says the group practiced six times for a total of 12 hours. "We decided it would be really fun. "My wife was bugging me, bugging me, bugging me so about the last two or three practice, I decided to show up," Daniel Brophy, a parent, said.La Habra Heights City Council candidates split over oil measure
About 70 people were at the forum sponsored by the Whittier chapter of the League of Women Voters at City Hall. "I'm not against big oil," Francis said. "I have two hot rods at home. I'm not in favor of allowing unconventional drilling in the city of La Habra Heights. At 2490 Las Palomas Drive where Matrix Oil Co. "There are also takings when property owners have the use of their property impinged by a high-intensity operation," he said. "Our budget is roughly $3 million," Villanueva said. "Our roads are twisty and it takes awhile," Williams said.Cats escape mandatory licensing in Whittier
"I was surprised to see that the county was asking us to license cats," said Newcomer. The city is required by the state to provide animal control services, which it does by contracting with the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control. Juan Ubarrio, manager of the county's animal shelter in Downey, 11258 S. Garfield Ave., told the council the chief benefit of licensing is returning lost pets to their owners. "The good feedback we get is when pets are reunited with their owners," said Ubarrio. And that's what the council did 5-0.Parking meters could be down the road for Uptown Whittier under City Council plan
Under the plan, up to 32 parking meters would be installed on Greenleaf Avenue, and Bailey and Philadelphia streets. Reactions from motorists parking Wednesday on Greenleaf were mixed. "That's a good idea," he said. Councilmen Owen Newcomer and Henderson said they would like the project linked to formation of a business improvement district by the Uptown property owners. The BID would contribute to funding for the parking structure. The budget for the parking structure was considered preliminary, and any savings could be used for other projects.Tucson-based group brings unique program on energy, drought, climate change to Whittier
The Institute on Science for Global Policy is holding a series of events in Whittier on weather, energy, water and climate change. Here's a list of what's planned: - ¢ The film, "Earth From Space," which aired on the PBS show "NOVA," shows how regional weather systems interact. Two screenings: Thursday, 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. in the PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, Flo & Frank L. Scott Conference Center, 12401 Washington Blvd. "We are part of the solution and who knows, maybe part of the problem," Newcomer said.
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