The City's franchise trash haulers, Athens Services and Republic Services, are sponsoring a Community Scholarship Program for college-bound graduating seniors residing in the City of Whittier. Nine scholarships of $500 each will be awarded. Essays are due May 10, 2018.
Whittier CA. – Drivers are using their cell phones less often while driving, 10 years after “hands-free” became the law, but distracted driving remains a serious safety challenge in California.(read more)
In July, 2017, the Whittier Police Department, in collaboration with the Bell Gardens Police Department and Downey Police Department, entered into a grant contract funded by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).(read more)
Imagine receiving a telephone call from a number you did not know or recognize.(read more)
Taking Back Our Communities Coalition
The City of Whittier is fighting crime by being part of the Taking Back Our Communities Coalition (TBOC). Learn more about TBOC and how you can help fight crime by watching this video and reading this fact sheet about TBOC’s aims.
Nelles site – Settlement and Release Agreement
The Whittier Conservancy, the City of Whittier, and BHCSP LLC (Developer) have reached a settlement and release agreement. Click here to view the agreement.
West Nile Mosquito Advisory
LA County Vector Control has confirmed mosquitos infected with West Nile Virus have been found in the Parnell Park area. We are removing any free standing water in the park and we recommend that residents in the area do the same. If you visit the park or live in the nearby area, please consider using bug spray before staying outdoors. Vector Control is working to mitigate problem mosquitos throughout LA County.