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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER North Whittier Neighborhood Watch will hold a general meeting to discuss the problem of sex offenders in the community, after-school programs, graffiti and the volunteers’ patrol program at 7 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria of North Andrews Elementary School, 1010 Caraway Drive. Representatives from county Supervisor Gloria Molina’s office, the Sheriff’s Department, the California Highway Patrol and other agencies will be in attendance to answer residents’ questions and address their concerns. For information, call (213) 388-8352 or (626) 961-1482. Candidates’ forum slated for today PICO RIVERA The Whittier chapter of the League of Women Voters will hold a forum for candidates running in the April 4 election for the El Rancho Unified School District board of education. The forum will be from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. tonight at Pico Park auditorium, 9528 Beverly Blvd. Uptown yard sale to span 21 blocks WHITTIER The public is invited to a 21-block yard sale sponsored by the Whittier Historical Neighborhood Association from 8 a.m. To 1 p.m. Saturday. The yard sale will be held in the Uptown Historic District of Whittier, between Greenleaf, Hadley, Painter and Orange streets. Veterans group to hold fundraiser LA MIRADA Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9148, 13932 Valley View Ave., will hold a fish dinner at 6 p.m. Friday to raise money for veterans. Entertainment will be provided by the Chevron Square Dancers from La Mirada. Cost is $7 per person. For more information, call (562) 941-2782. Pico Rivera seeks cleanup volunteers PICO RIVERA Pico Rivera residents are invited to demonstrate their volunteer spirit and help community beautification efforts at the city’s eighth annual Community Pride Day beginning at 8 a.m. April 8 at Smith Park, 6016 Rosemead Blvd. Volunteers are asked to bring work gloves, a shovel and/or a rake. The first 500 people to register will receive a Community Pride Day T-shirt. Volunteers also receive breakfast and lunch. For more information, or to register, call (562) 801- 4430. Montebello police to honor officers MONTEBELLO The Montebello Police Department will hold its 2006 awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30 at the Quiet Cannon, 901 Via San Clemente. Twenty-four officers and residents will be honored. Tickets are $25 per person. For reservations or for more information, call (323) 887-1288, or e-mail Alice Aguilar at [email protected] Hospital to hold Medicare workshop WHITTIER The Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital will hold its “Understanding the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit” workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. March 29 in the Flo & Frank L. Scott Conference Center of the hospital, 12401 Washington Blvd. A representative from the Center for Health Care Rights will explain how the new plan will coordinate with seniors’ current coverage. For more information or to make reservations, call (562) 698-0811, Ext. 2444. From staff reportslast_img read more