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Memorial Day Ceremony Planned

May 10, 2019 

The City of Pico Rivera will honor fallen members of our nation’s military forces at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27, starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Mines Avenue Veterans Monument.

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New Oversized Parking Ordinance in Effect

May 10, 2019 

In response to an increase in complaints regarding the parking of oversized vehicles on public streets in the City, officials have introduced a new Ordinance that is aimed at reducing the time an oversized vehicle can park on public streets.

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City Accepting Applications for All Commissions

November 6, 2018 

The current terms for all City commissioners are due to expire December 2018 and each of the five (5) commissioners for each commission may be reappointed for another full term by their current appointee (City Council Member).

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Christmas Basket Registration

November 6, 2018 

Families interested in receiving a Christmas basket from the Pico Rivera Christmas Committee must pre-register at one of the registration events taking place this month.

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City to Offer Summer Meal Program

June 6, 2018 

Children ages 18 and under can get free, nutritional meals this summer thanks to a program offered by the California Department of Education and the United States Department of Agriculture.

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City to Offer Bike Share Program

April 18, 2018 

In an effort to make Pico Rivera more environmentally friendly while providing residents with a dependable transportation option, the City will be introducing a one-year pilot Bike Share Program

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Household Transportation Survey

April 18, 2018 

The City of Pico Rivera would appreciate your participation in a household survey designed to improve and enhance transportation services for residents in the City.

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60th Anniversary Kick-Off Event

January 25, 2018 

Pico Rivera’s 60th Anniversary celebrations begin with the 60th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration on Sunday, January 28 with a journey back in time at the Pico Rivera Historical Museum, a fully refurbished train depot from 1887 that serviced the town of Rivera.

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Post 411 Gets a Major Refurbishment

December 26, 2017 

Volunteers from local Home Depot Stores came together last month and helped refurbish the American Legion Post 411 as part of a grant offered through the Home Depot Foundation.

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Annual Halloween Spooktacular

October 5, 2017 

Get ready for a ghoulish good time when Smith Park transforms into Halloween Headquarters during the City’s annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, October 28.

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Trick or Treat for Hunger

September 25, 2017 

On Saturday, October 14, volunteers from the Pico Rivera Christmas Basket Committee will be in Pico Rivera neighborhoods to Trick-or-Treat for Hunger.

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Celebrate Park and Recreation Month

June 29, 2017 

This July, the City of Pico Rivera Department of Parks and Recreation and the National Recreation and Park Association are celebrating the power of play during Park and Recreation Month.

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Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

May 22, 2017 

The City of Pico Rivera will honor fallen members of our nation’s military forces at a traditional Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Mines Avenue Veterans Monument.

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Local Veterans Post Receives Help

April 13, 2017 

Volunteers from local Home Depot Stores came together last month and helped refurbish the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7734 as part of a grant offered through the Home Depot Foundation.

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Easter Eggstravaganza

April 4, 2017 

Celebrate the arrival of spring at Pico Rivera’s favorite springtime celebration, the annual Easter Eggstravaganza. The event is Saturday, April 8 at Pico Park from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Alta Med Grand Reopening Ceremony

March 9, 2017 

Alta Med in partnership with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, State Senator Tony Mendoza, and State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, and the City of Pico Rivera, announces the Grand Reopening of the Pico Rivera / Passons Alta Med Facility.

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City Launches New Magazine

February 3, 2017 

A new voice has been added to the outreach efforts of the City of Pico Rivera. The City released it's first issue of the Pico Rivera Magazine in March. Pick up your copy today!

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City Seeks Emergency Response Team Members

February 3, 2017 

Through the City’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, Pico Rivera community members can be prepared to help themselves, their families, their coworkers, and neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster.

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El Rancho Student Selected to National Student Advisory Board

February 3, 2017 

El Rancho High School student and Generation 1st Degree - Pico Rivera member Bethania Perez had the privilege of being one of 17 students chosen nationwide, only one of 2 representing the State of California, to be a part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Better Make Room Student Advisory Board.

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Annual Veterans Day Event

November 2, 2016 

The public is invited to honor our local Veterans when the City of Pico Rivera hosts its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11.

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Great ShakeOut

October 17, 2016 

On Thursday, October 20, the City of Pico Rivera will be taking part in the Great California ShakeOut. This statewide event is an annual opportunity for cities, schools, organizations and individuals to learn and practice how to be safer during an earthquake.

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Flu Vaccine Clinic

October 17, 2016 

Flu vaccinations are being provided free of charge on Tuesday, October 18 from 9 to noon at the Pico Rivera Senior Center.

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Vote by Mail Information

October 4, 2016 

The City of Pico Rivera, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Registrar Recorder’s Office/County Clerk, will be participating in the Vote by Mail Drop-Off Program

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Pico Rivera Plastic Bag Ban UPDATE

September 1, 2016 

Single-use plastic bags Statewide will be banned from grocery and convenience stores, large pharmacies, markets, as well as big box stores. Here's an update on the recently passed Statewide Bag Ban.

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National Night Out

July 7, 2016 

Pico Rivera residents are invited to meet with their neighbors, Sheriff’s deputies and local officials during the National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2.

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Help Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger

May 12, 2016 

Letter carriers serving Pico Rivera will pick up more than just the mail as they travel their routes on Saturday, May 14. They are also collecting non-perishable food items left as part of the 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

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Senior Center Hosts Health Day Event

May 3, 2016 

The Pico Rivera Senior Center is hosting the 4th Annual Senior Health & Fitness Day on Thursday, May 26 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event promotes active, healthy lifestyles through physical fitness, good nutrition and preventive care.

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IRS Warns of Tax Scams

April 11, 2016 

The Internal Revenue Service is warning consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.

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City Launches Mobile App

January 27, 2016 

City staff has introduced a brand new Virtual City Hall. City residents now have a new way to communicate to City Hall through their smartphones.

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City Offers Free Sand for Sand Bags

January 5, 2016 

Residents concerned about flooding as a result of the predicted heavy rains in the coming months will be able to fill up on sand for free. The City will be offering free sand to residents at the City’s Public Works Maintenance Operations Facility, located at 9633 Beverly Road.

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Water Recycling Plant to be Built in Pico Rivera

December 7, 2015 

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California, the agency tasked with managing water for four million residents in 43 cities, is in the process of obtaining permits for their Groundwater Reliability Improvement Project (GRIP) project.

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Be CREATIVE at Winter Art Camp

November 16, 2015 

Kids who are in grade levels TK through 8th grade are invited to explore their creativity this winter break at the City’s upcoming Winter Art Camp, Monday, December 21, 2015 through Friday, January 8, 2016.

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Get Ready for El Nino - Are We Prepared? Is Los Angeles County Prepared?

November 9, 2015 

The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Los Angeles County public safety and public works agencies will headline an informational meeting hosted by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (CA-38) on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Norwalk City Hall, 12700 Norwalk Blvd., CA 90650, regarding emergency preparedness for El Niño-related severe weather events

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Cops and Kids Buddy Card

October 27, 2015 

The Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station and the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to create the “Cops and Kids Buddy Card” program.

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City to Host Annual Spooktacular

October 19, 2015 

Get ready for a ghoulish good time when Smith Park transforms into Halloween Headquarters during the City’s annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, October 24. The Halloween fun will begin at 5:30 p.m.

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Drought Gardening Workshop to be Held

September 17, 2015 

The City of Pico Rivera and the Central Basin Municipal Water District will be hosting a free Drought Gardening Workshop on Saturday, Octo­ber 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Pico Park Community Center.

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Passing the Torch

July 22, 2015 

Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station Capitan Allen Castellano proudly receives the Special Olympics Torch from fellow police officers from the Montebello Police Department during the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

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