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Whittier’s Roots

April 14, 2010

To all appearances, Whittier seemed to emerge out of the ground after World War II with rambling ranch homes and space-age commercial and retail buildings. While some 50s and 60s retro architecture still exists in Whittier real estate, the city’s historic roots run much deeper. Whittier, began on 300,000 acres which was presented to Spanish [...]

Whittier is the ideal place for golfers. There are three country clubs in the area for your enjoyment. The California Country Club which was built in the 1950s boasts mature tree-lined fairways, a par 72 course designed by William Bell and affordable memberships. It is investor-owned, private golf club. Candlewood Country Club is a private, [...]

Eat, Drink and be Merry in Whittier

February 27, 2010

Looking for Whittier real estate? Are you concerned about moving to a “sleepy little town?” Life may seem to slow to a lull as you head outside bustling Los Angeles. And, although one might seem to have slipped into a 1950’s suburban movie set, Whittier has a lot of great local flavor. What Whittier lacks [...]

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Whittier Schools

January 25, 2010

Great schools are walking distance from many Whittier homes. There are five different school districts. – Whittier Union High School District – East Whittier City School District – Whittier City School District – Lowell Joint School District – Fullerton Joint Union High School District Whittier Union High School has the fourth highest growth in Academic [...]

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Whittier Real Estate: Your Style

December 31, 2009

From 10,000 square foot estates to modest and cozy California ranches, there is a size for everyone, if Whittier feels like home to you. Today, Whittier feels like home to over 80,000 people, large enough to be noticed, but not so large you feel lost. The community of Whittier has great schools and a pleasant, [...]

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Street Banner Program Celebrates Whittier’s Artistic Heritage

December 14, 2009

The Whittier Cultural Arts Foundation has joined with the City of Whittier Community Services Department to co-sponsor the 2010 Whittier Community Street Banner program. Conceived with the intention of taking art out into the open for the enjoyment of passersby on a day to day basis, the banners submitted by artists of all ages will [...]

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Visit Pio Pico State Historic Park in Whittier CA

December 12, 2009

Pio Pico State Historic Park in Whittier CA is the site of the homestead occupied by California’s last governor under Mexican rule. During his lifetime from 1801 through 1894, Pio Pico helped to establish the city of Los Angeles from its humble pueblo beginnings. Pio de Jesus Pico, became governor of Mexican California in 1845 [...]

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Whittier College Provides Excellence in Education

December 11, 2009

When your high school junior is ready to look at college options, don’t overlook Whittier College. The college was founded in 1887 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker religion) and has evolved into one of the country’s finest secular liberal arts colleges. The Whittier College campus encompasses 74 acres on the hillside above Whittier, [...]

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Whittier Cuisine

December 10, 2009

When you are looking at properties for sale, be sure to check into the local cuisine. Living near favorite restaurants is essential for those impromptu dinners out and spur of the moment lunch meetings. If you are new to Whittier, ask your realtor for a restaurant recommendation. Or better yet, explore on your own. For [...]

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Uptown Whittier Offers Eclectic Shopping

December 9, 2009

Take a leisurely stroll through Uptown Whittier, and you will be surprised at the variety of shops contained in an 8-square block area in this charming southern California community. Stop in at Herbie’s Natural Foods on the corner of Whittier Boulevard and Painter Avenue for a great selection of all things natural. A favorite stop [...]

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