Community Resources Directory

Below is a listing of organizations and services that serve the Whittier Community. The listings are organized by subject. Click on the blue letters to find listings alphabetically.

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Subject Listing Contact Number Agency
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Abandoned Cars, Private Property (562) 567-9190 City - Code Enforcement
Abandoned Cars, Public Street (562) 567-9200 City - Police Department
Abused Women and Children (562) 945-3937
(562) 945-3939-hotline
Women's & Children's Crisis Center
Adult Education (562) 698-8121 x 1300 Sierra Education Center
Adult Day Care
S. Mark Taper Foundation / A Day Away
(562) 902-5305 S. Mark Taper Forum Foundation
A Day Away Adult Day Health Care
A Unit of PIH Health
Agricultural Commission (626) 575-5466 State - Agricultural Commission
Air Quality
Management District
(AQMD)
(800) 288-7664 or
(909) 396-2000
South Coast Air Quality Management District
www.aqmd.gov
Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) (562) 402-0659 State - Department of Alcohol Beverage Control
American Red Cross (562) 945-3944 Rio Hondo Chapter of the American Red Cross
Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Hotline (800) 514-0301 Americans with Disabilities
Animal Control, LA County (562) 940-6898 Los Angeles County - Animal Control
Click here for more information.
Archives, City Government (562) 567-9870 City - Records Division
Archives, Whittier History (562) 945-3871 Whittier Historical Society Museum
Archives,
Whittier History Room
(562) 567-9900 City - Whittier Public Library
Army Recruitment (888) 550-ARMY U.S. Army
goarmy.com
Arroyo Pescadero Hiking Trail (562) 945-9003 Native Habitat Preservation Authority
Asbestos Abatement (909) 396-2000 South Coast Air Quality Management District
Assessors, LA County (888) 807-2111 or
(213) 974-3211
LA County - Assessor's Office
http://www.lacountyassessor.com/extranet/default.asp
Attorneys,
Complaints Against
(800) 843-9053 California State Bar Association
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B
Battalion 8
The Los Angeles County
Fire Department
(562) 698-7661 Los Angeles County Fire Department http://fire.lacounty.gov/default.asp
Bees, Africanized (800) 925-3800 LA County
Bees,
hives on private property
(562) 567-9191 City - Code Enforcement
Better Business Bureau (888) 983-3122 U.S. Better Business Bureau www.bbb.org
Bike Regulations (562) 863-8711 LA County - Sheriff
Birth Certificates (562) 462-2137 LA County - Recorder (Norwalk)
Boys & Girls Club (562) 945-3787 Boys & Girls Club www.bgcw.org
Building/Safety, LA County Whittier Office (562) 946-1390 LA County - Department of Building/Safety
Bus information, Metro (323) GO-METRO Metro
Bus information
Norwalk Transit
(562) 929-5550 Norwalk Transit Systems
Business License, City (562) 567-9880 City - Business License
Business License,
Unincorporated
(213) 974-2011 LA County
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Cable TV, within City of Whittier (866) 499-8080 Charter Communications
Cable TV, unincorporated Whittier (312) 923-9853 Time Warner
Cable TV - City Representative (562) 567-9480 Transit Division
Cable Utility Tax exemptions (562) 567-9860 City - City Treasurer
CSLB www.cslb.ca.gov California Contractors State License Board
CALTRANS (213) 897-3656 State - CALTRANS
Census Information (562) 567-9320 City - Planning Division
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention                                (800) 232-4636 www.cdc.gov
Chamber of Commerce, Whittier Area (562) 698-9554 Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce whittierchamber.com
Child Care Referral (562) 945-2635 Options Childcare Services
CityTV3 Cable Television (562) 567-9310 City – Administration
Community Care Licensing (323) 981-3350 State of California
Community Center, Theatre (562) 567-9430 City - Community Services
Community Service,
Court Appointed
(562) 943-3177 La Mirada Volunteer Center
12900 Bluefield Drive
Concerts in the Park (562) 567-9450 City - Community Services
Consumer Affairs (800) 952-5210 State - Department of Consumer Affairs
Contractors State License Board (800) 321-2752 State - License Board
www.cslb.ca.gov
Counseling (Peer) for Seniors (562) 943-3177 Listening Hearts
LMVC 12900 Bluefield Drive La Mirada
County Health Clinics (800) 427-8700 LA County
Department of Health Services
Crossing Guards (310) 202-8284 All City Management
Curb & Sidewalk Repair (562) 567-9540 City - Street Division
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Day Care Referrals (562) 945-2635 or
(626) 856-5900
Options
A Day Away - Adult Day Health Care (562) 902-5305 S. Mark Taper Forum Foundation
A Day Away Adult Day Health Care
A Unit of Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
Death Certificates (562) 462-2137 LA County - Recorder Firestone Blvd., Norwalk
Deeds, filings (562) 462-2125 LA County - Recorder
Department of Fish and Wildlife (916) 445-0411 CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Department of Justice (800) 952-5225 U.S. Department of Justice
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) (800) 777-0133
www.dmv.ca.gov
Department of Social Services (323) 563-4401 LA County
Department of Social Services
Department of the Treasury (202) 622-2000 U.S. Department of the Treasury
Depot, Transit (562) 567-9470 City - Senior Center
Developmentally Disabled (562) 698-0146 Penn Square Building
Dial-A-Ride Information (562) 567-9470 City - Senior Center
Dial-A-Ride, Card Purchase (562) 567-9470 City - Senior Center
Dial-A-Ride, Unincorporated Whittier (800) 439-0439 LA County - Dial-A-Ride
Dig Alert (800) 227-2600 USA (Underground Service Alert)
Disaster Preparedness Information (562) 567-9830 Click here for more information
Discrimination Complaint, Employment (213) 894-1000 Federal EEOC
Discrimination Complaint, Housing & Employment (800) 884-1684 State - Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Dog License (562) 940-6898 LA County - Animal Control
Click here for more information.
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E
Earthquake/Disaster Coordinator (562) 567-9830 City - Human Resources
East Whittier City School District         (562) 907-5900 www.ewcsd.org
Elections, City (562) 567-9850 City - City Clerk
Elections, County                                                                                            (800) 815-2666 LA County - Clerk's Office
www.lavote.net
Employment Development Dept (EDD) (800) 300-5616 LA County - Employment Development Dept
9825 S. Painter Avenue
Environmental Health, Food Services (323) 780-2272 LA County
Environmental Health, Vehicle Inspection (626) 430-5500 LA County
Environmental Hygiene (Asbestos & Lead) (626) 430-5440 LA County - Dept of Health Services
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency www.epa.gov
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (213) 894-1000 State - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
E-waste (City Residents) (562) 567-9540
(800) 238-0172
City Solid Waste Collection
LA County Dept. of Public Works
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Fair Employment and Housing (800) 884-1684 State - Department of Fair Employment and Housing
www.dfeh.ca.gov
Fallen trees, City (562) 567-9420 City - Parks Division
Fallen trees, Unincorporated (562) 862-0517 LA County - Public Works
Farmers Market (562) 696-2662 Whittier Uptown Association
Fictitious Names (800) 201-8999 LA County Clerk
www.lavote.net
Film Permits, City (562) 567-9500 City – Whittier Public Works Department
Fingerprints, Livescan (562) 567-9144 City - Police Department
Fire Ants (800) 491-1899 LA County
Fire Department - Station 28 (562) 698-6009 LA County - Fire Department 7733 Greenleaf Avenue
Fire Prevention (562) 860-8014 LA County - Fire Department
Fireworks, Illegal (562) 567-9200 City - Police Department
First Day Center, Whittier (562) 945-4304 Whittier First Day Center
First Time Homebuyers Program - County (626) 262-4511 LA County
Fish & Wildlife, CA Department (916) 445-0411 CA Department of Fish & Wildlife
Flood Zone Category, Unincorporated (626) 458-4321 LA County - Flood District
Flu Shots, Vaccines (562) 946-2425 LA County
Assisted Health Programs
Community Resources Center
Food & Agriculture State - California Department of Food & Agriculture
http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/
Food and Housing (626) 968-3711 LA County - Health Services
245 S. Fetterly, Rm 2014, LA 90022
Franchise Tax Board, State (800) 852-5711 or
(800) 338-0505
State - Franchise Tax Board (El Monte Office)
Friendly Hills Property Owners Association (562) 777-4910 Friendly Hills Property Owners Association
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G
Garage Sales, City Limits (562) 567-9320 City - Building & Safety
Garage Sales, Unincorporated (213) 974-6411 LA County
General Animal Licensing (562) 345-0400 LA County - Animal Control
Click here for more information.
Graffiti Removal, City (562) 567-9540 City - Public Works
Graffiti Removal, Unincorporated (800) 675-4357 LA County - Public Works - Graffiti Hotline
Greater Los Angeles Vector Control District (562) 944-9656 LA County - Greater Los Angeles County
Vector Control District
www.glacvcd.org
Greenway Trail (562) 567-9400 City - Parks
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H
Health Permit (626) 430-5200 LA County - Health Department
Hillside Open Space Education Coalition (HOSEC) www.hosec.com
Hispanic Outreach Task Force (562) 789-0550 www.hotoutreach.org
Historic Preservation (562) 567-9320 City Planning Division
Historic Resources Commission
Home Rehabilitation, County (626) 262-4511 LA County
Hospital, Presbyterian Intercommunity (562) 698-0811 Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
12401 E. Washington Blvd, Whittier
Hospital, Whittier (562) 945-3561
(562) 907-1565
Whittier Hospital Medical Center
9080 Colima Road
Household Hazardous Waste Round-Ups (800) 238-0172 LA County Dept. of Public Works
House Moving Permits (562) 567-9500 City - Engineering Division
Housing Assistance (562) 567-9320 City - Redevelopment & Housing
Housing Rights Center (626) 791-0211
(800) 477-5977
Housing Rights Center,
Formerly Fair Housing Council
HUD - General Information (213) 894-8000 LA County - Community Development
HUD - Section 8 (800) 731-4663
(626) 262-4510
LA County - Community Development

I
I.N.S. (800) 375-5283 U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
Illegal Signs/Businesses (562) 567-9191 City - Code Enforcement
Import/Export, State (661) 637-0136 Trade & Commerce Agency
Import/Export, Federal (202) 326-2222 Federal Trade Commission
Incorporation Information (213) 897-3062 Secretary of State
Information and Referral (562) 567-9476 City - Senior Center
Internal Revenue Services (800) 829-1040
U.S. Internal Revenue Service
www.irs.gov
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J/K
Killer Bees (800) 925-3800 LA County - Agriculture
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L
L.A. County Sanitation District (562) 699-7411 LA County - Sanitation District
www.lacsd.org
LA County Animal Control (562) 940-6898 LA County
Animal Control 11258 S. Garfield, Downey
animalcare.lacounty.gov
LA County Assessor's Office (562) 256-1701 or
(213) 974-3211 or
(626) 258-6001
LA County - Assessor's Office
www.lacountyassessor.com
LA County Bad Check Restitution Program (877) 208-8492 LA County - Bad Check Restitution Program
da.co.la.ca.us/badcheck.htm
LA County Clerk's Office (562) 462-2137 LA County - Clerk's Office
www.lavote.net
LA County Dial-A-Ride (800) 439-0439 LA County
LA County Environmental Resources
LA County - Environmental Resources
http://www.888cleanla.com/
LA County Flood Control (818) 896-0594 LA County - Flood Control
LA County Regional Planning, Unincorporated Whittier (213) 974-6411 LA County - Regional Planning
LA County Website for Unincorporated Whittier LA County Website for Unincorporated Whittier
LA County Registrar/Recorder (562) 462-2137 LA County - Registrar/Recorder
www.lavote.net
Labor Relations Board
Wage Complaints
(213) 620-6330 or
(213) 894-5200
State - Labor Relations Board
Landfill Permits (562) 567-9530 City - Public Works
Landfill, Puente Hills (562) 699-7411 LA County - Sanitation Districts
Landfill, Savage Canyon (562) 907-7750 City - Solid Waste Division
Legal Aid, Seniors (800) 399-4529 City - Information Referral
League of California Cities (916) 658-8200 League of California Cities
http://www.cacities.org/
Legal Property Description (562) 567-9320 City - Building & Safety Division
Library, City - Central Branch (562) 567-9900 City - Whittier Public Library
Library, City
Whittwood Branch
(562) 567-9950 City - Whittier Public Library
Literacy Council, Whittier Area                                                                (562) 698-6598
Livescan - Fingerprinting (562) 567-9200 City - Whittier Police Department
Local Government Commission lgc.org
Lottery Office (818) 901-5006 State - Lottery Commission
Lowell Joint School District http://www.ljsd.org/
Lunch Program
Senior Center
(562) 567-9439 City - Senior Center
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Marriage License, How to Obtain (562) 462-2137 LA County - Recorder's Office
lavote.net
Marriages Performed (562) 462-2137 LA County - Recorder's Office
lavote.net
Meals on Wheels (562) 698-2750 LA County - Department of Health Services
Medical Board, Complaints (800) 633-2322 State - Medical Board of California
Mental Health, L.A. County (800) 854-7771 LA County - Department of Mental Health
Mosquito Abatement District (562) 944-9656 LA County - Vector Control District
Motor Vehicles, Department of (800) 777-0133 State - Department of Motor Vehicles
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N
National Park Service National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/
Newspapers, Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times
Newspapers, Whittier Daily News (562) 698-0955 Whittier Daily News
Nixon, Richard M. – Library and Gardens (714) 993-3393 Nixon Library. Yorba Linda. CA
Norwalk Sheriff’s Substation (562) 863-8711 LA County - Sheriff's Department
Norwalk Superior Courthouse (562) 807-7256 LA County - Superior Court
Nutrition for Seniors (562) 698-2750 LA County - Dept of Health Services
Meals on Wheels
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Office of Emergency Services (800) 852-7550 State - Office of Emergency Services
Orange County Clerk-Recorder (714) 834-2500 Orange County - Clerk-Recorder 's Office
Ownership of Property (213) 974-3211 LA County - Assessor
Painting of Numbers on Curbs (562) 567-9500 City - Engineering Division
Palm Park Pool (562) 908-3666 City - Palm Park Recreation Center
Parade Permits (562) 567-9500 City - Engineering Division
Park Ranger – General Information (562) 945-9003 Native Habitat Preservation Authority
Park Ranger – Report Violations (562) 698-1446 Native Habitat Preservation Authority
Passports, U.S. (562) 567-9904 or
(800) 275-8777
Whittier Public Library or Michigan Post Office
Patents & Trademarks (800) 786-9199 U.S. Office of Patents & Trademarks
Pio Pico State Historic Park (562) 695-1217 State - Pio Pico State Historic Park
Police Academy, Rio Hondo College (562) 463-7724 Rio Hondo Community College, Police Academy
Police Records - Criminal & Traffic (562) 567-9200 City - Police Department
Population, Census (562) 567-9320 City - Planning Division
Postal Service, U.S. (800) 275-8777 U.S. Postal Service
Public Defender (213) 974-2811 (LA)
(562) 651-2500 (Norwalk)
LA County - Public Defender
Public Utilities Commission (PUC) (213) 576-7000 LA County - Public Utilities Commission
Puente Hills Landfill (562) 699-7411 LA County - Sanitation District
Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority (562) 945-9003 Native Habitat Preservation Authority
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Q/R
Recreation classes (562) 567-9430 City - Community Center
Recycling Information (562) 567-9530 City - Solid Waste Division
Registrar/Recorder, L.A. County (562) 462-2137 LA County - Registrar/Recorder
http://lavote.net
Rental Assistance (Control) & Renter’s Rights (626) 791-0211
(800) 477-5977
Housing Rights Center
(formerly Fair Housing Council of the San Gabriel Valley)
Rio Hondo College (562) 692-0921 Rio Hondo Community College
Rodents (Rats) (562) 345-6800 LA County - Environmental Health Dept.
Roll-Offs (Trash Bins), Rental (562) 567-9530 City - Public Works
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S.P.C.A. (888) 772-2521 Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Salvation Army (562) 698-8348 Salvation Army - Whittier Corps
Sandbags (City Residents Only) (562) 567-9540;
695-5214-after 4pm
City - Streets Division
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles (562) 699-7411 LA County - Sanitation District
Santa Fe Springs Police Services Center (562) 409-1850 Whittier Police Department - Santa Fe Springs Service Center
SASSFA (Southeast Area Social Services Funding Authority) (562) 699-3231 Southeast Area Social Services Funding Authority
Seller's Permit (562) 466-1694 State - Board of Equalization
Senior Center (562) 567-9470 City - Senior Center
Sewer, Stopped – Tree Roots (562) 567-9500 City - Public Works
Sheriff, L.A. County (626) 330-3322 LA County - Sheriff, Industry Sub-Station
Sheriff, L.A. County (562) 863-8711 LA County - Sheriff, Norwalk Sub-Station
Sheriff, L.A. County (562) 949-2421 LA County - Sheriff, Pico Rivera Station
Small Business Administration (800) 827-5722 U.S. Small Business Administration
Smoking Ordinance (562) 567-9191 City - Code Enforcement

Social Security Administration (800) 772-1213 U.S. Social Security Administration
7200 Greenleaf, Suite 200  www.ssa.gov/sf
Social Services (562) 567-9460 City - Community Services
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) (909) 396-2000 or
(800) 288-7664
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Southern California Gas Emergency
24 hr. Start Service
(714) 634-4040 or
(800) 427-2200
Southern California Gas
www.socalgas.com
Southern California University of Health Sciences (562) 947-8755 Southern California University of Health Sciences
http://scuhs.edu/
Spay/Neuter Referral (800) 248-7729 LA County - Animal Control
Spay USA
Spraying Weeds (562) 567-9540 City - Streets Division
State Board of Equalization (562) 466-1694 State - Board of Equalization
State Contractors License Board (800) 321-2752 State - Contractors License Board
www.cslb.ca.gov
Storm Drains, cleaning or Dumping (626) 458-4146 LA County - Public Works
Street Lights & Signals, Repair (562) 567-9540 City - Electrical Division
Street Signs, Uptown (562) 567-9500 City - Public Works
Street Sweeping & Cleaning (562) 567-9540 City - Streets Division
Subpoenas & Summons, To Serve (562) 345-4470 LA County - Sheriff's Department
Subpoenas & Summons, To Serve - WPD (562) 567-9200 or
(562) 567-9850
Whittier Police Department
Suburban Water Company (562) 944-8219 Suburban Water Systems
Sycamore Canyon Hiking Trail (562) 945-9003 Native Habitat Preservation Authority
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Taxes, Property (562) 256-1701 LA County - Assessor's Office, El Monte
Tenant-Landlord Problems (626) 791-0211
(800) 477-5977
Housing Rights Center (formerly
Fair Housing Council of San Gabriel Valley)
Tennis Courts and Classes (562) 908-3666 City - Palm Park Recreation Center
Toxic Waste Disposal (562) 567-9540 City - Public Works
Traffic Calming 3E Traffic Calming
http://www.trafficcalming.org/
Traffic Tickets (213) 763-1645 LA County - Bellflower
LA County - Downey
Trail Maps, Trail Heads (562) 945-9003 Native Habitat Preservation Authority
Trash Collection, Problems (562) 567-9540 City - Solid Waste Division
Trees, City, Broken/Falling (562) 567-9420 City - Parks Division
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Underground Utilities (800) 422-4133 or
(562) 567-9500
Underground Service Alert or City Engineering Division
Unemployment Department (800) 300-5616 Economic Development Department
9825 S. Painter Avenue
Unincorporated Whittier Website 211 whittier.lacounty.info/
United States Postal Service (800) 275-8777 U.S. Postal Service
Uptown Association, Whittier (562) 696-2662
Whittier Uptown Association
http://www.whittieruptown.org/
Utility Billing (Trash and Water) (562) 567-9530 City - Public Works
Utility Payment Assistance (562) 567-9476 City - Information Referral
Utility Users Tax (562) 567-9860 City - City Treasurer
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Vector Control District (562) 944-9656
LA County
Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
http://www.glacvcd.org/
Veterans Resource Center (562) 567-9900 City - Whittier Public Library
Voter Registration, City Assistance (562) 567-9850 City - City Clerk

Voter Registration, County Assistance
(800) 815-2666 LA County - Clerk/Recorder
www.lavote.net
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Wage Complaints, Unpaid Wages (213) 620-6330 State - Labor Relation Board
Walkable Communities Walkable Communities
http://www.walkable.org/
WAPADH (562) 946-0467 Whittier Area Parents Association for the Developmentally Handicapped
Water, Billing (562) 567-9530 City - Public Works
Wedding Permits - City Parks (562) 567-9420 City - Park Department
Weed Abatement (562) 567-9500 City - Engineering Division
Welfare 211 LA County - Department of Social Services
West Nile Virus (562) 944-9656
Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
www.glacvcd.org
Whittier Adult School (562) 698-8121
x-1300
Whittier Adult School
whittieradultschool.edu
Whittier Area Literacy Council (562) 698-6598 Whittier Area Literacy Council
Whittier Assistance League (562) 693-6533 Whittier Assistance League
Whittier Chamber of Commerce (562) 698-9554 Whittier Area Chamber of Commerce
Whittier City School District (562) 789-3000 http://www.whittiercity.k12.ca.us/
Whittier College (562) 907-4200 Whittier College
Whittier Conservancy (562) 693-5853     www.whittierconservancy.org
Whittier Daily News (562) 698-0955 Whittier Daily News
Whittier First Day Center (Shelter) (562) 945-4304
(562) 693-4097
Whittier First Day Center
Whittier Hills (562) 945-9003 Native Habitat Preservation Authority
Whittier Historic Neighborhood Association www.whittierhistoric.org
Whittier Historical Society Museum (562) 945-3871 Whittier Historical Society
Whittier Union High School District (562) 698-8121 www.wuhsd.org
Whittier Uptown Association (562) 696-2662 Whittier Uptown Association
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YMCA - Hadley Street (562) 907-6530 YMCA 12510 Hadley St., 90601
YMCA - Starbuck Street (562) 943-7241 YMCA 15740 Starbuck St., 90603
Zoning, Unincorporated (213) 974-6411 LA County - Department of Regional Planning
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