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The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall

The 24 Hour Protest In Front of Whittier City Hall
July 17, 2020

It’s been more than three weeks since the activist group Heart of Whittier started their 24 hour protest in front of Whittier city hall. The goal of the protest is to have the city open an emergency...

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier

The Holiday Season Kicks Off In Uptown Whittier
December 4, 2018
This weekend, Whittier celebrated the arrival of the holiday season with the 24th Annual Grand Illumination ceremony as well as its 26th Annual Holiday Sonata, this previous weekend  in Uptown.

Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival in Uptown Whittier

Winner of the child's Catrin contest, Avery Lomeli , October 14, 2018
Uptown Whittier was filled with altars, vendors, food trucks, performers, face painters, with live music and a car show.
October 17, 2018
Casita del Pueblo’s annual Dia de Los Muertos Art and Music Festival filled the streets of uptown Whittier, Sunday, October 15. The streets were filled with altars, a car show, vendors, food trucks, performers, face painters and live music.

Elected Leaders Of Whittier’s Future

Elected Leaders Of Whittier's Future
Whittier's Semi-Final Election Results:
April 10, 2018
The city of Whittier has re-elected Joe Vinatieri as Mayor with district two and four’s representatives going into the semi-final ballot count , April 4 2018. The polls were open from Six a.m. to 8 p.m., with the votes being tallied and recorded until later that night around 11.

Interview with Dr. Irella Perez: 2018 Whittier Elections

April 5, 2018

Her Website here : https://www.drirellaperez.com The Whittier 2018 Elections are taking place Tuesday April 10. El Paisano News Media operates out of Rio Hondo College and is no way sponsored by...

Uptown Whittiers Los Muertos Festival

Families from all corners of Southern California gathered in Uptown Whitter to celebrate this festive occasion.
October 15, 2017

Thousands gathered in Uptown Whittier on October 8 for the annual  Los Muertos Uptown Art & Music Festival. The event incorporated a tribute car show, Catrin and Catrina contest, Dozens of artist/vendors...

Lift Coffee Roasters: Lifts spirits and Roasts Hunger

The Front of Lift Coffee Roasters, located near the corner of Greenleaf and Hadley, Highlights their weekly specials of fresh food and on locally ground coffee
May 9, 2017

Taking residence in one of the four original brick buildings of Uptown Whittier, Lift Coffee roasters is here to fill the void of hunger that resides in all of us; from foodies to the Mcdonald's regular....

New book club in half off books store

New book club in half off books store
March 11, 2015

Attention fellow bookworms! Come join a new book club in Half Off Books, created and hosted by a friend of mine, Justin Lemus who is a former Rio Hondo Student and was published in River's Voice. In this...

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