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Chief Executive Officer Carl Ferrer will serve no more than five years in prison under a California agreement in which he pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and three counts of money laundering in California. Also Thursday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the company pleaded guilty ...
A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly stabbing and critically injuring a fellow passenger aboard a transit bus in East Los Angeles. Manuel Ortiz, a 27-year-old transient, was arrested about 1 a.m. and booked on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the attack, which occurred about 10:15 ...

With at most 38 ballots uncounted from Tuesday's Whittier City Council election, Mayor Joe Vinatieri, Councilman Fernando Dutra and challenger Henry Bouchot all appear to have won — although Dutra's opponent has questioned his victory. Vinatieri's lead grew to about 72 percent. Meanwhile in District 2 ...
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“This was the second state school in California,” Whittier Mayor Joe Vinatieri said. “It was brought in by the founders of the new Quaker colony. The school brought in jobs, all the way until 2002. In 2004, this bad boy school was shut down and became a blighted eyesore.” State officials initially planned on ...
SAN DIEGO -- An approaching winter storm is poised to open an "atmospheric river" of subtropical rain clouds on Southern California this week, but ... "This storm will bring the potential for major mud and debris flows on the recent burn areas, including the Thomas, Whittier, La Tuna and Creek burn areas.

A 21-year-old man was hospitalized after being wounded in a shooting in Whittier, authorities said, and three suspects were arrested. (KABC). KABC. Saturday, March 17, 2018 12:03AM. WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) --. A 21-year-old man was hospitalized after being wounded in a shooting in Whittier, authorities said, and three ...
A vacancy on the Central Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors will be filled by appointment. The district includes Downey, Montebello and Pico Rivera. The seat opened with the resignation of Pedro Aceituno of Bell Gardens, first elected to Central Basin in November 2016. He has filed to run for ...
The victim was taken to a hospital after being shot in the back and is expected to survive, Whittier Police Lt. Bryan Ellis told KTLA. Witnesses gave officers vehicle and suspect descriptions and soon after police were able to find people and a vehicle matching those descriptions in Pico Rivera. No further ...
The vehicle traveled at slower speeds before the California Highway Patrol used a PIT maneuver on the car. The car traveled off the freeway in the Camp Pendleton area just before 11:30 p.m. and the driver came out with his hands up and surrendered to authorities. The chase caused a large backup on ...
FILE PHOTO. Pico Rivera City Manager Rene Bobadilla speaks during a “Student Town Hall Meeting” where El Rancho High School student leaders participate in an open forum with city administrators at the Pico Rivera, Calif. campus Dec. 10, 2014. (Photo by Leo Jarzomb/Whittier Daily News).
Sophomore Guillermo Rodriquez, 16, holds up a sign during the National School Walkout at Schurr High School in Montebello, Calif. on Wednesday March 14, .... About 1,500 students participated at Whittier High, while senior Owen Sneddon, one of the student-leaders at La Serna, said the protest there ...
A Pico Rivera man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 30 felony counts stemming from an alleged months-long robbery spree targeting cellphone stores. Michael Anthony Tapia, 51, is charged with 29 counts of second-degree robbery and one count of kidnapping to commit robbery. The criminal complaint ...
Lind Coop is pictured in front of his recognized historic home in Whittier, Calif. on Thursday March 8, 2018. (Photo ... When longtime Whittier resident Gwen Woirhaye went to London about two years ago, she recalls seeing plaques honoring some of its historic homes, such as one that identified the former ...
Two men attacked another man Sunday night in Norwalk, hitting the victim in the head with a golf club and stabbing him several times. Deputies have not found the assailants. Sgt. Godin Gonzalez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Norwalk station described the man's injuries as “non-life threatening.”.
Authorities do not believe any foul play was involved in the death of a person whose body was found Monday afternoon, police said. About 1:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to Whittier Boulevard and Painter Avenue for a report of a man seen in bushes, said Whittier police Lt. Aaron Ruiz. “It ended up ...
An early spring cleaning: Whittier residents, merchants hit the alleys · Why are the I-15 rest stops closed on the route to Las Vegas? Man stabbed to death in fight with another employee in La Puente · These are the 7 best items at Disney California Adventure's Food & Wine festival · Montebello school board ...

The triple shooting took place at this South El Monte karaoke bar at the Golden Vista Plaza at 9251 Garvey Ave. (Photo by Ruby Gonzales/San Gabriel Valley Tribune). SOUTH EL MONTE — Three men were shot early Friday in an argument at a karaoke bar in a South El Monte strip mall. The shootings ...
FILE PHOTO. Pico Rivera City Manager Rene Bobadilla speaks during a “Student Town Hall Meeting” where El Rancho High School student leaders participate in an open forum with city administrators at the Pico Rivera, Calif. campus Dec. 10, 2014. (Photo by Leo Jarzomb/Whittier Daily News). By Hayley ...
John and Ken of KFI-640 welcome Whittier Mayor Joe Vinatieri and Councilman Fernando Dutra to the broadcast of their radio show at the Whittwood Town Center in Whittier on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The show was collecting signatures for the Keep California Safe initiative. The initiative would change ...
Flush with its first collection of property taxes, an association of property owners in Uptown Whittier is getting ready to make its first expenditures. ... LiMandri, whose San Diego-based company New City America, manages similar districts all across California, said he's not surprised the association is having ...
Onshore flow will strengthen Friday through the weekend, with cooler days and warmer nights as a weak trough of low pressure near the California coast ... Covina; 79 in Pasadena; 80 in Burbank, North Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Van Nuys and downtown Los Angeles; and 82 in Whittier and Long Beach.
The shooting was reported at 11:16 p.m. Monday on the 6000 block of Loma Vista Place, according to Deputy Wally Bracks of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which is assisting Bell police in the homicide investigation. Responding officers discovered the victim seated in a car parked along a ...
Last year's sizzling housing market spilled into January, with home prices rising at the fastest pace in 3½ years, new CoreLogic figures show. The median price of a Southern California home — or the price at the midpoint of all sales — was $507,000 last month, just $2,500 shy of the all-time high reached in ...
A man was killed and another man and a woman were wounded in a shooting early Saturday morning in unincorporated Whittier. The triple shooting was reported at 12:54 a.m. in the 13200 block of Imperial Highway, said Deputy Trina Schrader of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Information ...
An alert security guard overheard a student threatening to open fire at his Southern California high school days after a massacre in Florida, and a swift investigation uncovered two assault rifles and nearly 100 high-capacity magazines at his home, authorities said Wednesday. Although the 17-year-old ...
But some Whittier voters are complaining that the design of their city's ballots for its 2018 general election on Tuesday are so confusing that people are ... "This ballot has been constructed in such a way that it is misleading," said Whittier attorney Miguel Garcia during a news conference in front of Whittier ...
Whittier Mayor Joe Vinatieri Tuesday was easily re-elected to a second term, but long-time Councilman Bob Henderson appears to have lost his race to challenger Henry Bouchot. Bouchot, an executive director for a veterans organization, leads Henderson, 990-889 in the District 2 race, but there remain ...
Partly cloudy skies were forecast in L.A. County today, along with highs of 70 in Avalon; 72 in San Pedro; 74 in Torrance and on Mount Wilson; 76 at LAX; 84 in Long Beach; 86 in Downtown L.A.; 89 in Palmdale; 90 in Lancaster, Burbank, Whittier and San Gabriel; 91 in Pasadena, North Hollywood, ...
Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who stabbed another man Monday while riding a Montebello bus. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released footage Tuesday that showed a man standing in the bus with his hand in his pocket. Suddenly, he takes out a knife and ...
This time last week, support for the controversial California WaterFix twin-tunnel Delta water project looked to have finally dried up. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, which supplies much of the water to the Southland and was a major supporter of the two-tunnel plan, seemed ready to put ...
SOUTH GATE — A man in his 40s was struck and killed by at least one vehicle on the Long Beach (710) Freeway Sunday night in South Gate, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash on the southbound 710 Freeway at Firestone Boulevard was reported at 7:24 p.m., CHP Officer Alex Rubio ...
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Sessions spoke at an annual state law enforcement event just hours after the United States filed suit against California over three of its new immigration laws aimed at thwarting President Donald Trump's immigration agenda. “Federal agents must be able to do that job that Congress has directed them to do.
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas speaks during the Keep California Safe initiative press conference at the Whittier Police Memorial in Whittier on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The initiative is calling for reforms to some of the state measures, such as Props. 47 and 57 and AB 109. (Photo by ...
A house in Whittier caught on fire because of a lightning strike, fire officials said. KABC. By staff. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 06:42PM. WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) --. A Whittier woman and her family of four children plus five pets were left homeless after a lightning strike sparked a fire that damaged their home.
Looking for housing in California — to buy or rent — means having the fewest choices in the nation. A curious stat from the U.S. Census Bureau tracks empty residences, whether those units are rentals or ownership properties. Basically, “gross vacancy rate” is a proportional measure of how many places ...


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