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first_imgFor more information on the Whittier Health Center, call (562) 464-5350. For more information on school registration, call your neighborhood school or the district at (562) 942-1500. Nomination open for property award LA MIRADA – Nominations are being accepted for the city’s spring beautification program’s “most improved” category, which recognizes property owners who have made an extra effort to improve their properties. To nominate a property owner, a nomination form must be completed. Nomination forms are available at City Hall or on line at cityoflamirada.org. Sent nominations to: City of La Mirada, 13700 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, 90638. Nomination forms must be postmarked by May 7. Award recipients will be honored at a reception June25 at La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts. For more information, call (562) 943-0131. Slide show to give history of Whittier WHITTIER – The Whittier Public Library will present “Retro Slide Show Tour” with Charles Phoenix at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Whittier Community Theatre, 7630 S. Washington Ave. Attendees can see California as it was in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s. Tickets are on sale for $25 at both Whittier Public Library locations. The main branch is at 7344 S. Washington Ave. and the other location is 10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave. All tickets will be entered for prizes. For more information, call (562) 464-3450. Antiques to be sold at spring fair WHITTIER – The Whittier Uptown Association will present its Spring Antique Faire from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the historic business district along Philadelphia Street, between Greenleaf and Painter avenues. Antiques lovers can browse items such as furniture, art, pottery, jewelry, glassware, quilts, toys, books, memorabilia and more. Residents can have items appraised from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. – a maximum of three items for cost of $3 each. Entertainment will also be provided, and admission is free. For more information, call (562) 696-2662 or visit www.whittieruptown.org. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PICO RIVERA – Parents who want to enroll their kindergarten and first-grade students into the El Rancho Unified School District can register them from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 14 to 18 during kindergarten registration week. Children must be 5 years old on or before Dec. 2. First-graders must be either 6 on or before Dec. 2 or 5 at the time of admission. Proof of immunization, age and residency must be provided, plus proof of a physical exam for first-graders. The Whittier Health Center, 7643 S. Painter Ave., Whittier, offers free immunizations for children from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday. last_img read more

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