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first_img WHITTIER – Proposed changes to improve the Whittier Transit fixed-route bus service will be discussed by the Whittier Parking and Transportation Commission at its 6:30 p.m. meeting Thursday in the City Council chambers at City Hall, 13230 Penn St. A study of the system is required as part of the contract with Norwalk Transit Systems, the current operator of Whittier Transit, said Fran Shields, director of community services. A consultant recently conducted an on-board passenger survey, gathering information on such items as service quality and on-time performance. For more information, call (562) 464-3360. Lecture to center on skin wounds WHITTIER – Dr. Mark Odou, from the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital wound healing center, will provide information on the prevention and healing of skin wounds from 2 to 3 p.m. May 16 in the hospital’s Flo & Frank L. Scott Conference Center, 12401 Washington Blvd. The discussion will include basic skin care, the causes of wounds and the latest treatments available. To make reservations or for more information, call (562) 698-0811, Ext. 2444. Children’s Bureau seeks foster parents WHITTIER – Children’s Bureau, a licensed private foster care and adoption agency, is seeking individuals and families who are willing to bring a child into their home. An informational meeting for prospective parents will be held in Spanish from 10:30 a.m.-noon May 13 at the Whittwood Library, 10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave. For more information, call (562) 946-2881, Ext. 200. Donations sought for abuse victims WHITTIER – As part of her California High School senior project, Mayra Diaz is seeking donations of items for a thrift store that benefits women and children who are victims of domestic abuse. The Sheepfold Thrift Store, 335 E. Grove Ave. in Orange, accepts a variety of household items that are clean and in good condition. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call (714) 637-1132. Pet vaccinations at Regional Park LA MIRADA – The city and the County Department of Animal Care and Control will conduct a pet vaccination and licensing clinic from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 10 at La Mirada Regional Park, 13701 Adelfa Drive. Rabies vaccinations will be $6. Pet licenses and pet license renewal will be available. For more information, call (562) 902-2960. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – The Planning Commission will take up medical marijuana dispensaries and razor wire at its 6:30 p.m. Monday meeting. The commission will consider amending the existing zoning code that regulates medical marijuana dispensaries by requiring any in areas where they’re not permitted to close within two years. In addition, the commission will consider a ban on razor wire in the city. Safety fair set in La Mirada AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl event LA MIRADA – La Mirada’s Public Safety Department will hold its annual public safety fair from 4-8 p.m. May 17 in the La Mirada Civic Center parking lot, 13700 La Mirada Blvd. The free event will include bicycle safety inspections, first aid information, refreshments, a moon bounce and face painting. Demonstrations will be presented by the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol. For more information, call (562) 902-2960. Bus routes topic of meeting last_img read more