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2008-10-10 03:00:31

WHITTIER - Health screenings and flu vaccines for Whittier and surrounding communities will be available through a series of free health fairs sponsored by Bright Health Physicians of Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital. The mini-health fairs are open to the public and will be held this month and in November at seven locations throughout Whittier, Santa Fe Springs and La Mirada. For a list of upcoming dates, times and locations, contact Rebecca Leopold at (562) 464-4717, Ext. 212. (c)...

2008-07-23 21:00:36

WHITTIER - A car wash to raise money for a special education aide at La Colima Elementary School who was injured July 5 in an automobile accident, will be held at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the school, 11225 S. Miller Road. Proceeds will go to pay the medical expenses of Stormy Leyva, 25, of Whittier, who is a special education aide at La Colima. She was injured when the car of a 34-year-old Santa Fe Springs man, who police believe was drunk, collided with hers. The accident occured at Santa...

2008-07-05 03:00:22

Whittier future in sight It is with interest that I read the recent letter to the editor about drilling in the Whittier area. The principal interest of the city leaders is to provide present and future service to the citizens of the city of Whittier. I was raised in Whittier at the time when the oil fields had very little wildlife, and they were alive with oil wells. Later, Santa Fe Springs discovered some of the most productive oil fields in California, which resulted in great benefit...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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