The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR). As of August 22, the document is now available for public review and comment.(read more)
Temporary water restrictions are now in place throughout Whittier as a result of Governor Brown declaring a drought state of emergency and the California State Water Resources Control Board adopting emergency regulations for statewide water conservation.(read more)
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)
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)
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.