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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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