Mike Sprague, Whittier Daily News

Mike Sprague

Whittier Daily News

Whittier, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Whittier Daily News
  • SGV Tribune
  • Pasadena Star News
  • Daily Bulletin
Past:
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • O.C. Register
  • L.A. Daily News
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • Daily Breeze
  • East Bay Times
  • Redlands Daily Facts
  • Boston Herald

Recent articles by Mike:

Pico Rivera seeks to show that it’s a ‘pet-friendly’ community; here’s how

It will be built on a vacant city-owned 22,710-square-foot lot at the southwest corner of Rosemead Boulevard and Gallatin Road. → Read More

ACLU slams Montebello for allegedly violating public comment law; here’s why – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The ACLU accused Montebello City Council members of violating the state’s open-meeting law by not allowing the public criticism of city employees at council meetings and making them addrees o… → Read More

ACLU slams Montebello for allegedly violating public comment law; here’s why

The ACLU accused Montebello City Council members of violating the state’s open-meeting law by not allowing the public criticism of city employees at council meetings and making them addrees o… → Read More

Santa Fe Springs affordable housing project takes key step forward

The project is on nearly four acres of mostly vacant land, at the northwest corner of Laurel Avenue and Lakeland Road. This week, official broke ground. → Read More

This Whittier man danced for three 3 hours straight in support of his sister

Ron Galarze recently quit his job to care for his sister. He is hoping the support from the community will help cover her medical bills. → Read More

Jean Godwin Good Lietzau, La Habra Heights’ first mayor, dies at 97

She was a leader in the incorporation of the city, and “involved in pretty much everything.” → Read More

It’ll cost more for a business license in Pico Rivera, if voters approve

Two years ago, Pico Rivera voters rejected a bed tax increase. But the City Council agreed this week to ask voters to raise the city’s business license fee. → Read More

Chris N’ Pitts Restaurant sells Santa Fe Springs site, where affordable housing complex is planned

Chris N’ Pitts will eventually give way to a veterans affordable housing project to be built on the property that had been long owned by the venerable Southern California restaurant chain. → Read More

East LA Chamber wants more time to study 1,012-page report on light rail line to Whittier

About 15 people attended the first community meeting around the environmental impact report, which analyzed four alternatinatives. → Read More

Santa Fe Springs to put tax on November ballot

“We need to fix our streets,” Mayor Annette Rodriguez said. Even with a four-year phasing in, Santa Fe Springs businesses are likely to oppose the tax, some say. → Read More

Obituary: Eleanor Chow, former longtime Montebello school board member dies

Chow, 101, who served on the board from 1970-1993, died on June 23. → Read More

Norwalk-La Mirada school board puts off vote on proposal for Planned Parenthood clinic at John Glenn High

More than 100 anti-abortion activists still came to the meeting to protest. → Read More

Pico Rivera voters to decide on term limits for City Council members

The City Council has voted 4-1 to put the measure on the ballot but earlier voted 2-2 with an abstention, defeating Councilman Erik Lutz’s proposal to make it a lifetime ban. → Read More

How you can find out the latest on proposed Metro light-rail line from East LA to Whittier

Metro will hold four community meetings beginning Thursday about the newly released environmental impact report on the proposed light-rail line from East Los Angeles to Whittier. → Read More

Whittier backs off charter change to take misdemeanor prosecutions from LA County DA

Whittier council members wanted to change the charter because they are unhappy that District Attorney George Gascon refuses to prosecute what are called quality-of-life misdemeanors. But the potent… → Read More

This new Whittier condo project just got approved, despite opposition

The project will be built by Mission Pacific Land Co. of Newport Beach, at 9829 La Serna Drive on the vacant site of a former Marie Callender’s Restaurant. → Read More

La Mirada’s City Council just elected an LAPD captain as its mayor

The new mayor, Anthony Otero, will serve a 1-year term. It’s his first time as mayor. → Read More

Whittier council votes to keep veterans memorial in Central Park, despite Quaker pushback

The Whittier Council’s 4-0 vote overrode objections from members of Whittier’s First Friends Church, who complained about warlike scenes. → Read More

Pico Rivera mulls moving from at-large to district elections for its city council

The city has appointed a committee to explore whether the district system would work better in Pico Rivera, which would join surroundings cities, which have moved away from at-large seats on their … → Read More

Whittier police set to put on body cameras

Body-worn cameras are coming to Whittier’s police department. Here’s why they waited. → Read More