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Four Lanes of 605 Freeway in Whittier Blocked After Overturned Big Rig Catches Fire

Several lanes of the northbound 605 Freeway were closed through Whittier late Thursday due to an overturned big rig, authorities said.

The truck flipped over and caught fire around 7:45 p.m. 88 more words

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House Leadership Race Is Between Two Women of Color from California

A woman of color will be elected to join House leadership this week for the first time, and she’ll be a Democrat from California.

While most attention in Washington is focused on whether House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) will beat back a challenge in the Wednesday leadership election, House Democrats will also choose between Rep. 134 more words

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Whittier Christian H.S. Student Dies After Being Struck by Metal Object on 57 Freeway

A teen from Whittier Christian High School who was placed into an induced coma following a serious car accident over the weekend died early on Thanksgiving morning, the school’s Facebook page announced. 252 more words

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Jiu-Jitsu as Yoga

A lot of people, even if they’ve heard of Jiu-Jitsu envision it as a hard martial art or a very competitive sport.

My goal as the head martial arts director / instructor with Git Right SPF and Git Right MMA here in Whittier is to try to challenge that perception in my own small way. 245 more words

Whittier Community Thanksgiving

Still looking for a Thanksgiving to join? This wonderful group hosts a free community Thanksgiving meal at First Christian Church in Whittier. The entire event is run on donations. 57 more words

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Rio Hondo men's basketball team overcome slow start, defeating Cypress College 73-65

Continuing their hot start to the season, the Rio Hondo College men’s basketball team had to work their way to a win in the second half as they defeated Cypress College for their sixth win of the season. 444 more words

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