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Rio Hondo College begins work on Veterans Memorial

WHITTIER — Rio Hondo College conducted ground-breaking ceremonies Feb. 24 for the Rio Hondo College Veterans Memorial, a tribute to the contributions of America’s armed forces and a celebration of the relationship between the college and the veterans in its student body. The memorial is a six-foot-by-three-foot concrete monument topped by a brass plaque and Read More…

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Whittier police officers file suit over quotas

WHITTIER — A half-dozen Whittier police officers are suing the city, alleging they were retaliated against with unwarranted scrutiny and other punishment for complaining about having to meet traffic citation quotas. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit was filed by officers Joseph Rivera, Jim Azpilicueta, Anthony Gonzalez, Steve Johnson, Nancy Ogle and Mike Rosario. They Read More…