|The Whittier Public Library is looking for a few good volunteers to staff our forthcoming Veterans Resource Center.|
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|The City's contracted recycler will collect and recycle holiday trees Thursday, December 26th through Saturday, January 18th. |
|Lee Gale Gruen had a thirty seven year career as a Probation Officer. After retiring at age sixty, just for fun she started attending an acting class for seniors. A few weeks later, her mother died and she invited her grieving father, age eighty-five, to come to class with her. This is the true tale of their magical journey attending that class together for three years and their relationship during that time. Free tickets available starting 12/16. Central Library - Thurs. 1/9 @ 6:30 p.m.|
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|Did you know that the City provides personalized business development services? Recently staff assisted FF Gomez, a family owned and operated business that repairs, sells and manufactures solid waste truck parts as well as pneumatic and hydraulic cylinder systems, mostly for private trash haulers.|
|Click here to view information about City Hall's holiday closures.|
|Come learn about popular Christmas songs and the stories behind them in this interactive musical program. Free tickets available at the front desk. Central Library - Thurs. 12/12 @ 6:30 p.m.|
|Wed. 12/23: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
Tues. 12/24 - Wed. 1/1: CLOSED
Both libraries will reopen with regular business hours on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014.
|both libraries will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27th and will reopen at the regularly scheduled time on Monday, December 2nd.|
El Capitan Theatre
Saturday, December 28, 2013
For Ages 7 and up!
Departs at 2:00 pm From Parnell Park
To El Capitan Theatre
Returns by 8:00 pm
Only Pre-Sale Tickets
Call Parnell Park at 562-567-9450
Click here for Flier
|Join us as artist and former Whittierite Gay Melody Sullivan leads us on an artworld adventure in Through the Eyes of An Artist: A Visit to the Homes of Rembrandt, Monet and De La Croix. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy beverages and desserts provided by the Friends of the Library. Central Library - Nov. 21st @ noon.|
|Trash, recycling and greenwaste will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th. The collection schedule will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. For example, the collection normally made on Thursday will be collected on Friday. The final collection day of the week will be Saturday.|
|On November 19, 2013, the City Council will hold a study session to consider the potential options for changes to the land-use vision of the Workplace District.|
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Street Banner Submissions
The 2013-2014 Street Banner brochure is available and submissions can be turned in beginning November 18 - January 17.
Please click here for brochure/application.
For more information, call Parnell Park at 562-567-9450 or email@example.com.
|Both the Central Library and Whittwood Branch Library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day. They will reopen at the regular scheduled time on Tuesday, November 12th.|
|Are you wondering what this Pinterest business is all about? Or have you meaning to try one of the many ideas you've been pinning? Stop by the library and let's work together! A limited amount of free tickets are available at the front desk. |
Central Library - Nov. 14th @ 6:30 p.m.
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|It’s easier than ever for you to contact us with your requests, questions, and concerns. AccessWhittier is 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. AccessWhittier is available to iPhone and Android smart phone users by downloading the free application. Click here for more information.|
|The City Council will hold a public hearing in order to consider the Uptown Business Improvement Area levy for calendar year 2014.|
|Attention all daring Whittwood Branch kids! Are you up for the Non-Fiction Challenge? Join us in reading non-fiction books during the month of October. Complete the program for an invitation to a special event! Sign up at the Children’s reference desk at the Whittwood Branch Library.|
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Walnut Tree Festival is Back !!
Saturday, October 5, 2013
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Intersection of Whittier Blvd and Mar Vista Rd.
|Join us as author Steve Hodell gives us his well-substantiated theories on who the real culprit in the Black Dahlia murder case was. He will be on-hand following the presentation to sign his book and answer your questions about this legendary case. Free tickets available at both libraries. Whittwood Library - 10/21 @ 6 p.m.|
|The Whittier City Council is seeking applicants to fill an unexpired term on the Citizens Technical Advisory Committee.|
|Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Act funding require a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation (CAPER) report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The CAPER summarizes Whittier's accomplishments made during the 2012-13 program year. Click here to read the entire report.|
|To view Whittier Redevelopment Successor Agency Recognized Obigation Payment Schedule 13-14B, click here.|
|Click here to view more information about the City's new eNewsletter subscription service.|
|Click on the underlined link to read the full text of the Mayor's comments from the September 10, 2013 City Council meeting regarding November even year election challenges. |
Comentarios del Alcalde- Desafíos de Elecciones en Noviembre de Años Pares
Haga clic en el enlace subrayado para leer el texto completo de los comentarios del alcalde hechos el 10 de septiembre del 2013 durante la reunión del Concejo Municipal sobre los desafíos que representa el realizar elecciones en noviembre de años pares.
|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.|
|Click here to read more.|
CONCEJO MUNICIPAL ACEPTA UNANIMAMENTE QUE LOS VOTANTES DECIDAN EL FUTURO DE LAS ELECCIONES
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|In observance of the Labor Day holiday both libraries will be closed August 31st through September 2nd, but will reopen at the regularly scheduled time on Tuesday, September 3rd. |
|The City of Whittier is expanding parking restrictions in the neighborhood surrounding Hellman Wilderness Park. “Parking By Permit Only” signs are now installed. The Parking restrictions will become effective on Monday, August 26, 2013. Click here to learn more.|
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|The City and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA), have announced a settlement of the litigation concerning the City's lease of property located within the Whittier Hills to Matrix Oil for anticipated oil production. Click here to read the full press release. Click here to review the agreements.|
|The City of Whittier recently completed a City-wide Residential Historic Resource Survey to identify those properties in Whittier that appear to be of historic architectural significance.|
|We are pleased to annouce the City Hall elevator is being renovated to meet federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This improvement project is part of the City Council's commitment to be accessible to all Whittier residents.|
|Warning! Imposters are asking SCE customers for immediate payment. Click here to learn more from Southern California Edison about this scam.|
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|The Whittier Public Library will be closing early on Wednesday, August 7th, for the annual Summer Reading Club celebration. The Central library will close at 6:00 p.m. and the Whittwwod Branch will close at 3:00 p.m.|
|The city contiues it's business friendly efforts with a new online program called Tools for Business Success. |
|Free digital magazine subscriptions. No checkout limits or due dates, new issues automatically sent to your device/account.|
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|The City has approved "Canning Hunger" to paint addresses on curbs and in alleys (read more).|
|Central and Whittwood Branch Libraries will be closed for Staff Development Training on Friday, May 24 2013.|
|In observance of Memorial Day, both the Central and Whittwood Branch libraries will be closed through Monday, May 27, 2013 but will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at their regular times. |
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013
Location: Whittier Senior Center, 13225 Walnut St.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
A free “Bicycle Pit Stop” will be held for bicycling commuters on California Bike to Work Day!
Date: Thursday, May 16,
Location: Greenway Trail, Palm Park Trailhead, 5703 Palm Avenue.
Time: 7:00 am - 9:30 am
|On November 8, 2012, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation named the City of Whittier as the "Most Business Friendly City" in Los Angeles County in the category of cities with a population of 60,000 and over.|
|Two well-loved and historic Whittier Centennial pieces will be returning to the Civic Center Complex.|
|Click here to view the Final Environmental Impact Report, notices and other information re: Mineral Extraction in the Whittier Hills.|