Coyotes have long been a common sight in some parts of Whittier and in many other communities in Southern California. Coyotes are seen more often in urban neighborhoods when water and food sources in the hills become scarce, as is the case now that we are in a drought condition.(read more)
State Library highlights early Whittier travel brochure
Warm weather is on its way. The list of L. A. County Cooling Centers is attached to these hot weather safety precautions. If you are planning to visit one of these Cooling Centers, it is advisable that you call in advance to make sure there is still seating available. If a Cooling Center is not operational, check the attached list for another Cooling Center nearest you or call 211 LA County. Check with your local library when looking for a place to cool down. They have great resources and plenty to read while you escape the heat. For further information on heat waves, click here.(read more)
Governor Brown has declared a drought state of emergency and called on all Californians to voluntarily reduce their water usage by 20%. The federal government has declared Los Angeles County, among 26 other counties, as a natural disaster area.(read more)
Whittier, Calif. (December 13, 2013) – City of Whittier officials expressed disappointment with today’s ruling to deny a motion to dismiss individual council members from a lawsuit filed regarding the California Voting Rights Act.(read more)
City Hall goes 24/7 with AccessWhittier
It’s easier than ever for you to contact us with your requests, questions, and concerns. AccessWhittieris a new system that will allow you to contact us 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week using your smart phone, tablet or PC. AccessWhittieris available to iPhone and Android smart phone users by downloading the free application. Click here for more information.
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Residential Moratorium in the Workplace District
The Whittier City Council adopted Urgency Ordinance No. 3010 to extend the residential moratorium in the Workplace District of the Whittier Boulevard Specific Plan for an additional ten (10) months and fifteen (15) days and will expire on July 23, 2014. For more information, click here to view Ordinance No. 3010 and click here to view the Press Release.