Hear Whittier City Council candidates’ vision for Whittier's future at the Cleaner Greener Candidate Forum on Saturday, January 25, at the Whittier Community Center, and at the Housing & Homelessness Candidate Forum on Saturday, February 1, at First Christian Whittier.
Councilman Bouchot says, “ADUs are a great tool for meeting demand for housing in away that keeps a city’s neighborhood character intact. There are some potential parking impacts to neighborhoods, but the alternative is large development that has even more overt impact on neighborhoods’ aesthetics.”
The Whittier City Council called an emergency meeting on Monday, January 6, after a 22-year-old woman was found dead of an apparent overdose at Parnell Park on New Year’s morning and a gunman attacked the encampment just days later. In the end, the Council voted to give a 10-day warning to the residents of the Parnell Park encampment before a temporary park closure.
This chorizo chicken dish is a bit on the spicy side. If you enjoy a little kick in your food, this one's for you. It's made with chorizo, chicken thighs, bell pepper, onion, cilantro and potatoes.
Tolerating hate speech, yelling, and clapping at Whittier City Council meetings is uncivil and invites lawlessness. The editor of Sustainable City News calls on City Council to make Public Comment safe by standing firm for civility.
I salute the founders of this paper on their mission to spread the gospel of Whittier, at a time when we need to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable more than ever before — and at a time where too many want to comfort the comfortable and afflict the afflicted.
First Christian Church of Whittier officially closed its doors on December 31, 2019. This message from Pastor Layne Beamer, originally posted on Facebook, answers questions asked frequently about the future of the church and its buildings.
I rarely trimmed the tangerine tree and never trimmed the Meyer lemon except to remove all the suckers. My grandfather defined suckers as fast growing branches, usually green and smooth, which produced no fruit but “sucked” energy from the trees. The sucker usually had larger and darker leaves. They nearly always grew straight upward in the tree.
Without a guide to the dozens of buildings in Whittier that Harrison designed, it’s hard for those of us living here today to understand how profoundly he shaped the built landscape that we take for granted.