'Transformative': Mount Saint Mary's, Whittier College, YMCA Of Los Angeles Receive Million-Dollar Gifts From Philanthropist MacKenzie ScottMount Saint Mary’s University, Whittier College, the YMCA of Los Angeles and several other several non-profits serving disadvantaged communities in Southern California received million-dollar gifts from philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott.
PIH Health Hospital In Whittier Brings In Portable Morgue As COVID-19 Infections SurgeThat the portable morgue is still unused is cold comfort to ICU nurse Andrew Lara. He says about 90% of the hospital’s COVID-19 patients in their ICU are intubated on ventilators, and their resources are dwindling fast.
Whittier City Council Officially Opposes LA County Dining BanThe ban, which took effect at 10 p.m. Wednesday, limits all restaurants in L.A. County to only offering take-out, drive-thru and delivery services. Eateries are no longer allowed to serve patrons outdoors, as they have been for the past several months.
One Person Killed, Several Hurt in Violent Whittier WreckAt least one person was left trapped and had to be extricated by Los Angeles County firefighters.
'Organization Of Second Chances': Formerly Incarcerated Man Now Helping Others Get Back On Their FeetMore than two decades have passed since Wesley Crunk was incarcerated. In that time, he has not only rebuilt his life, but helped others do the same.
Woman Extradited From Australia Charged For Fatal 2017 Hit-And-Run That Killed Bicyclist In WhittierAndrea Dorothy Chan, aka Andrea Dorothy Reyes, was charged with a felony count each of hit-and-run driving resulting in death and vehicular manslaughter.
Fugitive In 2017 Hit-And-Run That Killed Bicyclist In Whittier Arrested In Australia, Brought Back To USAndrea Dorothy Chan Reyes was taken into the custody of Whittier police and faces charges of felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter. She is being held on $1 million bail.
LASD Deputy Shoots Man In Parking Garage Near Whittier CourthouseAccording to the department, the shooting happened at about 4:09 p.m. in the 7300 block of Painter Avenue, near Mar Vista Street.
Caught On Video: Driver Shoots At SUV In Road Rage Incident On 605 Freeway In WhittierThe incident happened at about 5:40 on May 3 on a stretch of the northbound 605 Freeway between Slauson Avenue and Washington Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.
EPA Reaches $6.5M Settlement To Clean Up Whittier Superfund SiteThe location was designated a Superfund site in 1999 and added to the Superfund National Priorities list the same year.
LA County Opens 4 More Coronavirus Testing Sites MondayThree sites opened in the cities of Bell, Montebello and Whittier, and a fourth opened in downtown L.A.