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News ImageStanding on my Sisters' Shoulders
Join us for the screening of this powerful documentary on "a missing chapter in our nation's record of the Civil Rights movement." A discussion will be led by Laura Lipson, the Director/Writer/Co-Producer.
Wednesday, February 24th 6:30 p.m. Whittwood Branch Free tickets at both libraries. Click here for more information.

Solid Waste Collection Changes
Information regarding the new solid waste collection agreement for the City is available here.

News ImageGame Plan for Super Bowl 50: Are You Drinking or Are You Driving?
Whittier, CA – The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Sunday, February 7, there will be lots of Super Bowl 50 socializing that may include drinking.
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News ImageAn evening with author Rubin Johnson
What will your world be like in 2040? Journey twenty-five years into the future with author Rubin Johnson, and discover Mayberry, a southern California town of his creation.
Wednesday, February 17th @6:30 p.m. Whittwood Branch Library Free tickets.
Copies of Dr. Johnson's books will be available for purchase & signing.
Click here for more information.

Design Review Board Applicants Sought
The City Council is seeking applicants to fill openings on the recently reestablished Design Review Board.
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News ImageSex Offender Arrested for Sexual Assault of Two Juvenile Victims
On January 22, 2016 at 9pm, Whittier Police Detectives arrested 28-year-old Richie Esquivel Corvera, a registered sex offender and resident of the county area of Whittier, for sexually assaulting two female victims, ages 14 and 15.
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Cathy Warner appointed Council Member for District 3 / Cathy Warner nombrada a miembro del Concejo del Distrito 3
Click here for more information. / Haga clic aquí para obtener más información.

News ImageLatino Americans: 500 years of History
February 1-March 26 This series of special programs, presented by the Library, explores an untold chapter of the American story-portrayed in story, song, film, and love theatre. Click here for the Program Schedule.

News ImageBoth libraries will be CLOSED
Monday, February 15th in observance of President's Day. Both libraries will open at the regularly scheduled time on Tuesday, February 16th.

New Bid Opportunity
Contractors are welcomed to download the Sidewalks and ADA Ramps project here.

News ImageDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
Whittier, CA – Whittier Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on 01/15/2016, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
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News ImageTax forms!
The Internal Revenue Service this year is limiting the distribution of forms and instruction booklets. Please click here to download all IRS forms and publications.

Sand Bags
The City of Whittier also offers a free sandbag service with proof of residency. Residents may come to the City Yard at 12016 Hadley Street and fill ten sandbags two days before a predicted storm event
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City Hall Holiday Closures for 2015
click here to view the City Hall Holiday Closures 2015 calendar.

City Election/Elección Municipal
City Election, April 12, 2016, click here/Elección Municipal, 12 de abril de 2016, haga clic aquí

News ImageDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
Whittier, CA – Whittier Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on 12/18/2015, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
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Holiday Tree Collection
The City's contracted recyclers will collect and recycle holiday trees Saturday, December 26, 2015 through Saturday, January 16, 2016.
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Trash Collection Delayed Due to Christmas and New Year's Day
Trash, recycling, and green waste will not be collected on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2015 or New Year's Day, Friday, January 1, 2016.
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News ImageLibrary Holiday Hours
Both Libraries will close at 5:00 p.m. December 21- 23 and will remain closed until Monday, January 4, 2016.

Is the El Niño a drought buster?
We are not out of the woods yet.
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News ImageThe Veterans Resource Center
is closed. We will reopen with normal hours on Monday, January 4th.

Non-Residential Historic Resources Survey Meeting
Historic Resources Commission meeting held regarding the City-wide Non-Residential Historic Resource Survey August 26, 2015
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News ImageIn observance of Thanksgiving
Both libraries will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25th and will reopen at the regular scheduled time on Monday, November 30th.

News ImageSay No To Scams!
Criminals are using technology to run various scams and frauds through phones, emails and texts. Get educated on the latest scams and share this information with family members, neighbors, co-workers, and especially seniors, who often fall victim to these crimes.
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Social Services Commission and Personnel Board Applicants Sought
The City Council is seeking applicants to fill open positions on the Personnel Board and the Social Services Commission.
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News ImageEl Niño Online Resource Guide
As part of the preparations underway for El Niño, Los Angeles County has launched a webpage to communicate emergency information and share preparedness tips with residents, businesses, and community partners.
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Fair Housing Workshop
The Housing Rights Center will be conducting a fair housing workshop for Whittier residents at 5pm on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at the Whittier Senior Center. Click here for more information.
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Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Update
The City of Whittier is in the process of updating its 2010 Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (NHMP) or “Hazard Mitigation Plan.” Click here to view the Draft 2015 Hazard Mitigation Plan.
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Every Drop Counts Event Video
Click here to view the video of the recent "Every Drop Counts" meeting hosted by the City.

Mosquito Advisories
Click here and here for more information.

Public Service Announcement

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
Tax season is upon us and the Board of Equalization (BOE) will be assisting thousands of low-income individuals and families in free tax preparation that will result in millions of dollars of unclaimed tax credits.

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Upcoming Events and Programs

Adult Softball

Aquatics/Swim

Club Parnell Dance Class and Social

WYN Club

Whittier Theatre Productions

Whittier Playful City USA



Mineral Extraction
Click here to view the Final Environmental Impact Report, notices and other information re: Mineral Extraction in the Whittier Hills.
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