Holiday Drive-Thru Food Giveaway

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The Pico Rivera Christmas Basket Committee will be hosting a Holiday Drive-Thru Food Giveaway on Saturday, December 10, at Pico Park... Read More → Holiday Drive-Thru Food Giveaway

Fiestas Patrias

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Close to 10,000 attendees from the City and surrounding communities enjoyed the two-day Fiestas Patrias Festival that celebrated Mexican... Read More → Fiestas Patrias

Trips and Tours

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This December, make plans to take an exciting trip with the City’s Trips and Tours Program. Here’s where we are going next month:... Read More → Trips and Tours

Holiday Trash Reminder

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City Hall and other City facilities will be CLOSED on the following days in November in observance of the Veterans Day and Thanksgiving... Read More → Holiday Trash Reminder

Reminder from Pico Rivera Water Authority

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The Pico Rivera Water Authority is currently operating under a STAGE 2 WATER SUPPLY SHORTAGE with mandatory restrictions in place for Pico... Read More → Reminder from Pico Rivera Water Authority

Letters to Santa

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Calling all kids! Santa’s elves will be delivering your Christmas wish list to the North Pole! From December 1 through December 16, Santa... Read More → Letters to Santa

WINTER CAMP to be Offered in December

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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting its popular Winter Camp program with limited capacity during the Winter school... Read More → WINTER CAMP to be Offered in December

Woman’s Club Turns 110

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The Pio Pico Woman’s Club recently celebrated its 110th anniversary this past month. The Woman’s Club was founded in the town of Pico... Read More → Woman’s Club Turns 110

Captain’s Corner

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Winter Greetings Pico Rivera Community from your Sheriff’s Station Captain! Wow, is it already winter? Hopefully everyone has had a... Read More → Captain’s Corner

City Opens Veterans Resource Center

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City Officials earlier this month proudly introduced and opened the new Veterans Resource Center located at the Pico Rivera Senior Center.... Read More → City Opens Veterans Resource Center

The City of Pico Rivera Presents Holiday Festival

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The Holiday Season will officially begin in the City of Pico Rivera with the City’s annual Holiday and Tree Lighting Festival on Sunday,... Read More → The City of Pico Rivera Presents Holiday Festival

Veterans Service Officer Appointments Available

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Appointments are currently available for the Veterans Service Officer for the County of Los Angeles, Department of Veterans Affairs at the... Read More → Veterans Service Officer Appointments Available

City Hall Turns Into Winter Wonderland

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The Holiday Season will officially begin in the City of Pico Rivera with the City’s annual Holiday and Tree Lighting Festival on Sunday,... Read More → City Hall Turns Into Winter Wonderland

Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween

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For many families, Halloween traditions such as dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating are a must. In order to ensure Halloween is... Read More → Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween

Veterans Day Ceremony

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The City of Pico Rivera will be hosting its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11, at the Mines Avenue Memorial Plaza. The... Read More → Veterans Day Ceremony

Boxer Wins in His Hometown

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Local boxer Nathan “El Morenito” Rodriguez made his U.S. debut on his 18th birthday in his own hometown of Pico Rivera. Marvnation... Read More → Boxer Wins in His Hometown

City Unveils New Transportation Program

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The City’s Dial-A-Ride program recently received a major facelift. During a ceremony held last month, the City unveiled three new buses... Read More → City Unveils New Transportation Program

City Reminds Residents About Trash Can Storage

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The Neighborhood Services Division aims to inform residents about  property regulations to ensure our community maintains an aesthetically... Read More → City Reminds Residents About Trash Can Storage

A Reminder to Our Pico Rivera Water Authority Customers

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The Pico Rivera Water Authority has declared a STAGE 2 WATER SUPPLY SHORTAGE with mandatory restrictions in place for Pico Rivera Water... Read More → A Reminder to Our Pico Rivera Water Authority Customers

AVENIDA VICENTE FERNÁNDEZ NOW A STREET IN PICO RIVERA

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The City recently honored international musical artist Vicente Fernández with a street renaming ceremony at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena... Read More → AVENIDA VICENTE FERNÁNDEZ NOW A STREET IN PICO RIVERA

FREE Mulch Distribution

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The City in collaboration with NASA Services and Whittier Fertilizer Co. will be distributing FREE garden mulch on Saturday, October 15... Read More → FREE Mulch Distribution

School Zone Safety Tips

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School is back in session, so now is a good time to remind students walking to school and drivers in school zones to remain alert of their... Read More → School Zone Safety Tips

Rio Hondo College Selects New Leader

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The Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees recently named Dr. Marilyn Flores as the new Superintendent and President of Rio Hondo College,... Read More → Rio Hondo College Selects New Leader

El Rancho Unified School District

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Projects Update The progressive vision of the Board of Education of providing state-of-the-art learning facilities for all students is... Read More → El Rancho Unified School District

Go Getters Win Over Teens

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After a big win against the City Hall team, the Pico Rivera Go Getters were victorious in their annual softball game with the Pico Rivera... Read More → Go Getters Win Over Teens

City to Host Summer Life Saving Blood Drive

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The City of Pico Rivera, in cooperation with the American Red Cross, will be hosting a Blood on Thursday, September 22, from 11:00 a.m. to... Read More → City to Host Summer Life Saving Blood Drive

Summer Street Fest Makes a Grand Return

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After a two-year hiatus, the Summer Street Fest came back strong with a star-studded musical lineup that music fans from Pico Rivera and... Read More → Summer Street Fest Makes a Grand Return

Chamber to Host E-Waste Recycling

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The Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an E-Waste Recycling event at Pico Park on Saturday, October 15, and Sunday, October... Read More → Chamber to Host E-Waste Recycling

Proposed Ballot Measure for Upcoming Election Explained

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Over the last eight months, the City of Pico Rivera has focused on ways of addressing the City’s Long-Term Strategic Plan, which includes... Read More → Proposed Ballot Measure for Upcoming Election Explained

Power Outage Preparations for Medical Baseline Participants

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To offset the cost of operating medical devices, the Medical Baseline program provides electricity at a discount of the lowest baseline... Read More → Power Outage Preparations for Medical Baseline Participants

Halloween Spooktacular

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Mark your calendars for the annual Halloween Spooktacular coming in October!!! Saturday, October 29 Halloween Spooktacular 5:30 p.m. to... Read More → Halloween Spooktacular

PRIME

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PRIME Celebrates Five Years as Your Energy Provider Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME), the City’s locally managed,... Read More → PRIME

State Funding to Help Rio Hondo Park and Smith Park Aquatic Center

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Funding for much-needed refurbishments at two of the City’s popular park sites just came down from the State thanks to our State Senator,... Read More → State Funding to Help Rio Hondo Park and Smith Park Aquatic Center

City Council Passes Year Two of Biennial Budget

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5-Year CIP Budget also approved by Council The Pico Rivera City Council has adopted the City budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, year 2 of the... Read More → City Council Passes Year Two of Biennial Budget

Virtual City Hall Sweepstakes

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Have you set up an account on the City’s Virtual City Hall yet? If not, now’s your chance! Visit www.pico-rivera.org or download the... Read More → Virtual City Hall Sweepstakes

Fiestas Patrias

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Enjoy two evenings of LIVE Entertainment as Ajua Jalisco presents Fiesta Patrias at Smith Park! Mines Avenue will be transformed into an... Read More → Fiestas Patrias

2022 Fall Facility Hours

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The City’s Park facilities have now changed to a new Fall Operating Schedule. Please see the schedule to see the hours of your... Read More → 2022 Fall Facility Hours

California ISO Extends Flex Alert

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Due to record-breaking temperatures and historic high demands for power, reducing energy use this evening will be key to preventing... Read More → California ISO Extends Flex Alert

Pico Rivera Transit Rebranding Ceremony

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Join us at this Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Smith Park as we host our Rebranding Rollout Ceremony for our Senior/Disabled... Read More → Pico Rivera Transit Rebranding Ceremony

Please Help Conserve Water

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The City of Pico Rivera and The Pico Rivera Water Authority is asking their customers to Please Help Conserve Water! A voluntary Water Use... Read More → Please Help Conserve Water

Summer Street Fest Returns on 8/19!

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COMING UP TOMORROW, August 19 at Smith Park… It’s the Summer Street Fest!!! On the stage….- Stone Soul (5:30 -7:30p)-... Read More → Summer Street Fest Returns on 8/19!

Community Backpack Giveaway

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The City of Pico Rivera will be hosting a Community Backpack Giveaway on TOMORROW, August 11 at Pico Park from 2:00 – 4:00... Read More → Community Backpack Giveaway

FREE Mulch Distribution

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The City in collaboration with NASA Services and Whittier Fertilizer Co. will be distributing FREE garden mulch on Saturday, August 20 from... Read More → FREE Mulch Distribution

Rio Hondo College Fall 2022 Registration Now Accepted

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Pico Rivera Satellite location to offer more than a dozen classes for local students Open registration is now underway for the Rio Hondo... Read More → Rio Hondo College Fall 2022 Registration Now Accepted

Summertime at the Library

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Here are the updates for the libraries:Pico Rivera Library – 9001 Mines Ave.Rivera Library – 7828 S Serapis Ave. The study... Read More → Summertime at the Library

El Rancho Unified School District

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Congratulations to… The 484 students who graduated from El Rancho High School, the 61 students who graduated from Ellen Ochoa Prep... Read More → El Rancho Unified School District

City Staff take on Go-Getters

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The Pico Rivera Go-Getters and staff from Pico Rivera City Hall squared off during the annual Go-Getters vs. City Hall Softball Game. After... Read More → City Staff take on Go-Getters

Parent Teacher Organization Surprises Rivera Fifth Graders

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The fifth graders at Rivera Elementary received a send-off that they weren’t expecting, thanks to a group of volunteer parents, the... Read More → Parent Teacher Organization Surprises Rivera Fifth Graders

General Municipal Election to be Heldon November 8, 2022

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The City of Pico Rivera will conduct a General Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for two positions on the City Council for a... Read More → General Municipal Election to be Heldon November 8, 2022

City to Offer Summer Meal Program

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Children ages 18 and under can get free nutritional meals this Summer, thanks to a program offered by the California Department of... Read More → City to Offer Summer Meal Program

“Outdoor Access for All” Granted to Pico Rivera

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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department learned last month that it will be receiving over $481,000 from the California State Parks –... Read More → “Outdoor Access for All” Granted to Pico Rivera

Law Enforcement Torch Run

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Deputies from the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station, along with a few volunteers laced up their shoes for a mad dash mile run in support of... Read More → Law Enforcement Torch Run

How Residents Can Help During the Drought

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There are a number of ways Pico Rivera residents can help conserve water while the state is in a drought. For example, finding and... Read More → How Residents Can Help During the Drought

Summer Energy Savings Tips

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The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), which manages the California electricity grid is the one responsible for issuing Flex... Read More → Summer Energy Savings Tips

Attention Golfers!

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The Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Golf Tournament on Friday, August 12, at California Country Club. Golfers are invited... Read More → Attention Golfers!

Leland A. Cupp American Legion Post 341 Update

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Months ago, the City shared an article about the challenges the 100-year old Leland A. Cupp, American Legion Post 341 was facing as it... Read More → Leland A. Cupp American Legion Post 341 Update

Virtual City Hall: A New Way to Engage

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After months of building and beta-testing with City staff, the City has launched its new and redesigned website. The new website is meant... Read More → Virtual City Hall: A New Way to Engage

WATER CONSERVATION KEY TO DEALING WITH DROUGHT

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State Declares a Drought Emergency – City Declares Level 2 Water Supply Shortage We’ve been here before, and we are here once... Read More → WATER CONSERVATION KEY TO DEALING WITH DROUGHT

Pico Rivera Pool Days

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Registration is FREE and so is the transportation!!! All you have to do is register at picoriveraca.myrec.com (must have a myrec account)... Read More → Pico Rivera Pool Days

2022 Fireworks Spectacular

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2022 FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR Saturday, July 2nd5:00 – 9:30PMEl Rancho High School Don Memorial Stadium6501 Passons Blvd.Pico Rivera,... Read More → 2022 Fireworks Spectacular

Dance Classes at Pico Park

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The City and OC Dance Productions will be hosting in-person dance classes on Thursday evenings during the Summer at Pico Park. From June 23... Read More → Dance Classes at Pico Park

Taking Care of Organic Waste

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SB 1383 –Organics Recycling The State of California is now experiencing the effects of a climate crisis: hotter summers, more fire... Read More → Taking Care of Organic Waste

Summertime at the Library

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The Pico Rivera Library (9001 Mines Ave.) and Rivera Library (7828 S. Serapis Ave.) are open with updated hours and have resumed all... Read More → Summertime at the Library

Big Changes Coming to Clearman’s Steak ‘N Stein

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Clearman’s Steak ‘N Stein has been a fixture on Whittier Boulevard for seven decades, since 1946. Known for its heavy wood elements,... Read More → Big Changes Coming to Clearman’s Steak ‘N Stein

Welcome to the Newly Reopened Durfee Avenue

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After Three Years, Grade Separation Project Opens ahead of Schedule After three years of project planning and construction, the $107.8... Read More → Welcome to the Newly Reopened Durfee Avenue

El Rancho Unified School District Updates

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Bond Construction Work Continues at Middle Schools El Rancho Unified School District’s Bond Construction work continues on the locker... Read More → El Rancho Unified School District Updates

City to Offer Summer Meal Program

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Children ages 18 and under can get free nutritional meals this summer thanks to a program offered by the California Department of Education... Read More → City to Offer Summer Meal Program

General Municipal Election to be held on November 8, 2022

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The City of Pico Rivera will conduct a General Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for two positions on the City Council for a... Read More → General Municipal Election to be held on November 8, 2022

Avenida Vicente Fernandez

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Last December, many residents were shocked to hear of the passing of legendary Mexican artist Vicente Fernández, aer a long battle with... Read More → Avenida Vicente Fernandez

City Moves Forward With Water Filtration Project

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The City of Pico Rivera is moving forward with its remedy to remove perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)... Read More → City Moves Forward With Water Filtration Project

Dog Park: Dream Soon to be Coming True

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Over the past few years, many members of the community have been advocating for a dog park within the City of Pico Rivera. However, the... Read More → Dog Park: Dream Soon to be Coming True

Rabies Clinic at City Hall

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The City, in conjunction with Vet Care Vaccination Services, Inc., will be hosting a Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic for dogs and cats on Sunday,... Read More → Rabies Clinic at City Hall

Celebrate Safely this 4th of July

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Make the 4th Safer for Your Pets With Independence Day just around the corner, pet owners are reminded that while the celebrations are fun... Read More → Celebrate Safely this 4th of July

Summer Recreation

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Last month, Parks and Recreation Staff opened the doors to all the Community Centers after a two-year closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More → Summer Recreation

City Accepting Applications for Veterans Commission

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The City of Pico Rivera is seeking applications for the new Veterans Commission that was approved for formation by the City Council in... Read More → City Accepting Applications for Veterans Commission

VIP Visit to El Rancho High School

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El Rancho High School students, staff, and faculty were treated to very special visitors last month. The United States Secretary of... Read More → VIP Visit to El Rancho High School

Learn to be a Smart Gardener

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Learning the basic techniques of gardening will be the subject of an upcoming Smart Gardening Workshop held on Saturday, June 11, from... Read More → Learn to be a Smart Gardener

Library Happenings

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Visiting a California State Park just got easier thanks to the California State Parks Library Park Pass. California State Parks provides... Read More → Library Happenings

City to Host Summer Life Saving Blood Drive

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The City of Pico Rivera, in cooperation with the American Red Cross, will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, May 26, from 11:00 a.m. to... Read More → City to Host Summer Life Saving Blood Drive

Pico Rivera Golf Club Still Open

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The Pico Rivera Golf Club is open and continues to welcome new and regular golfers daily. The course has a new configuration for holes 5... Read More → Pico Rivera Golf Club Still Open

Memorial Day Ceremony

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The City of Pico Rivera will honor fallen members of our nation’s military forces at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30,... Read More → Memorial Day Ceremony

National Public Works Week

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The City’s Public Works Department is getting ready to join its counterparts across the country in recognizing National Public Works Week... Read More → National Public Works Week

Captain’s Corner

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By Captain Jodi Hutak Pico Rivera Captain checking in….. It was a pleasure to meet all the new faces at the recent City Events: The Bell... Read More → Captain’s Corner

Durfee Underpass to Open Soon

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After three years and ahead of schedule, the Durfee Avenue Grade Separation project will be completed, and Durfee Avenue will reopen to... Read More → Durfee Underpass to Open Soon

New Courts Open at Pico Park

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A revitalized Pico Park was celebrated last month as a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the opening of the Roldan Futsal Court and... Read More → New Courts Open at Pico Park

Visions of Whittier Boulevard

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Whittier Boulevard is perhaps one of the most recognizable and historic routes in Southern California. Part of State Route 72, and part of... Read More → Visions of Whittier Boulevard

Return of the Rec!

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  It’s the RETURN OF THE REC!  We are so happy to be able to reopen our Park facilities for our residents and visitors!  Below is... Read More → Return of the Rec!

FREE Mulch Distribution

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The City, in collaboration with NASA Services and Whittier Fertilizer Co., will be distributing FREE garden mulch on Saturday, April 16... Read More → FREE Mulch Distribution

Attention Small Business Owners

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Have you heard about On-theJob Training (OJT) contracts? OJT contracts can cover 50% of wages to train new hires. Join the City of Pico... Read More → Attention Small Business Owners

Please Help Us With a Veterans Census

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The City is interested in collecting information about the Veteran community to identify Veterans in the City, their service background,... Read More → Please Help Us With a Veterans Census

In-Person Programs are back at Pico Rivera Libraries

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The Library’s popular in-person programs, such as Smarty Pants Storytime, are back at the City’s libraries. Attendance will be limited,... Read More → In-Person Programs are back at Pico Rivera Libraries

Learn to be a Smart Gardener…Virtually

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Composting, Water-wise Gardening, Organic Gardening, and Small-space Gardening are the subjects of Smart Gardening Webinars being presented... Read More → Learn to be a Smart Gardener…Virtually

Let Friendship Ring…

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City Officials gratefully accepted a donation of an extremely meaningful gift from Mexico. The Mexican Independence Liberty Bell,... Read More → Let Friendship Ring…

New Stores and Beautification in Progress at Crossroads Plaza

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The Crossroads Plaza on Whittier Boulevard has seen progress over the last few months since Home Depot vacated the premises back in 2018.... Read More → New Stores and Beautification in Progress at Crossroads Plaza

Popular Farmers Market Returns to Smith Park

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The seasonal Certified Farmers Market is returning to the City at Smith Park every Wednesday, beginning April 6 through August 31, from... Read More → Popular Farmers Market Returns to Smith Park

Supervisor Visits Her New District

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This past February, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, took a tour of the City that she now represents. This past December, the... Read More → Supervisor Visits Her New District

Old Montebello Bus Line Depot Property to be Repurposed for New Green Space

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Who remembers riding Montebello Bus Line 60 down Passons and making a stop at the bus terminal on Jackson St. and Passons? At one time, it... Read More → Old Montebello Bus Line Depot Property to be Repurposed for New Green Space

New Businesses in Pico Rivera

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The City is pleased to welcome Egg N Bird to its diverse business community. Their newest location is located in the shopping center near... Read More → New Businesses in Pico Rivera

Captain’s Corner

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Spring is coming, COVID-19 is slowing, and life is back in full swing! So it has been five months since I was selected to be your Pico... Read More → Captain’s Corner

Pico Rivera Sets Goals with 5-Year Strategic Plan

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Earlier this year, the City Council approved a five-year Strategic Plan to set the priorities and guide the policy direction for the City.... Read More → Pico Rivera Sets Goals with 5-Year Strategic Plan

Pico Rivera Awarded $8.1M In Grants From Clean California To Improve Medians and Parkways

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The City of Pico Rivera was awarded two grants totaling a little over $8.1 million, from the Clean California Local Grant Program, a... Read More → Pico Rivera Awarded $8.1M In Grants From Clean California To Improve Medians and Parkways

City-Wide Fiber Optic Network Coming to Pico Rivera

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City officials have shared some exciting news about a new project that already has many residents talking. During a City Council Meeting in... Read More → City-Wide Fiber Optic Network Coming to Pico Rivera

Improvements to Streets Upcoming Throughout City

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Over the next few weeks, motorists will see a lot more activity on the City’s streets. That’s due to the upcoming Street Improvement... Read More → Improvements to Streets Upcoming Throughout City

Durfee Avenue Grade Separation Update

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Significant progress has been made on the Durfee Avenue Grade Separation Project. Construction crews are continuing the underground utility... Read More → Durfee Avenue Grade Separation Update

The Pico Rivera Golf Course is Open

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers has started work on the Whittier Narrows Dam Improvement Project. Much of the work can be seen as... Read More → The Pico Rivera Golf Course is Open

District Hosting Vaccine and Booster Clinics

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The El Rancho Unified School District will continue to host COVID-19 Pfizer & Moderna Vaccine & Booster Clinics every Thursday, and... Read More → District Hosting Vaccine and Booster Clinics

Library Update

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As a reminder to residents, both libraries in the City are currently open and offering several services. Customers can browse the library,... Read More → Library Update

Chamber to Host Two Virtual Community Events

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The Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce is excited to combine two fun events in support of the business community and the Wesley Kruse... Read More → Chamber to Host Two Virtual Community Events

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning and NASA Services Can Help

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The City of Pico Rivera, in collaboration with NASA Services, will host a Spring Bulky Item Collection on five consecutive Saturdays, April... Read More → It’s Time for Spring Cleaning and NASA Services Can Help

Trips and Tours are Back!

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California Strawberry Festival Oxnard Saturday, May 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Fees: $19 (62+ years); $22 (12-61 years); $16 (5-12... Read More → Trips and Tours are Back!

Popular Farmers Market Returns to Smith Park

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The seasonal Certified Farmers Market is returning to Smith Park every Wednesday, beginning April 6 through August 31, from 5:00 p.m. to... Read More → Popular Farmers Market Returns to Smith Park

Easter Eggstravaganza Returns to Pico Park

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The City’s popular Easter Eggstravaganza returns to Pico Park on Saturday, April 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Egg-citement will be in... Read More → Easter Eggstravaganza Returns to Pico Park

Arbor Day Tree Planting

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The City of Pico Rivera is seeking volunteers to help plant trees in the community for the City’s Arbor Day Tree Planting event on... Read More → Arbor Day Tree Planting

OORAH!

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A huge thanks to the United States Marine Corps, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, who worked tirelessly during the Holiday season to... Read More → OORAH!

FREE Mulch Distribution

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The City, in collaboration with NASA Services and Whittier Fertilizer Co., will be distributing FREE garden mulch on Saturday, February 19,... Read More → FREE Mulch Distribution

Library Update

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As a reminder to residents, both libraries in the City are currently open and offering several services. Customers can browse the library,... Read More → Library Update

City Receives Southern California Gas Company Climate Grant

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The City of Pico Rivera is pleased to be one of three local governments to receive this year’s Southern California Gas Company Climate... Read More → City Receives Southern California Gas Company Climate Grant

Office of Sustainability and Prime

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This past December, the City received the Gateway Cities Council of Government Energy Action Awards (GCEAA) – Silver Level Energy... Read More → Office of Sustainability and Prime

Senior Center to Host Virtual Advanced Life Planning Workshop

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The Pico Rivera Senior Center in collaboration with Bet Tzedek Legal Services will be hosting an Advanced Life Planning workshop on... Read More → Senior Center to Host Virtual Advanced Life Planning Workshop

Helping Veterans for Nearly a Century

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The American Legion Post 341 has been in the City of Pico Rivera for over 100 years. Founded in 1928 and officially chartered in 1930, the... Read More → Helping Veterans for Nearly a Century

TK and Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023

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Parents/guardians wishing to enroll their children into transitional kindergarten (TK) or kindergarten in the El Rancho Unified School... Read More → TK and Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023

Deputy Albanese Bench Dedication

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This past December, City Officials joined Deputies from the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station to honor fallen Los Angeles County Deputy,... Read More → Deputy Albanese Bench Dedication

Kids’ Spring Camp Offered

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The City’s popular Spring Camp Program returns this March to Pico Park. Hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department, the Camp Program... Read More → Kids’ Spring Camp Offered

City Employees Brighten the Holidays

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The Holidays were a bit brighter for young residents thanks to our City Staff, who supported the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station, and local... Read More → City Employees Brighten the Holidays

Sheriff’s Station Hosting Daily Test Site for COVID-19

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The City, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Pico Rivera Station, will be hosting a FREE daily COVID-19... Read More → Sheriff’s Station Hosting Daily Test Site for COVID-19

President’s Day Holiday

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All City Facilities will be closed on Monday, February 21 in observance of the President’s Day Holiday. Street Sweeping services and... Read More → President’s Day Holiday

COVID-19 Update

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recently updated the Health Order to reflect the current conditions as a result of the... Read More → COVID-19 Update

City Receives Award for Financial Reporting

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Last October, it was reported that the City of Pico Rivera ranked amongst the highest in the least risky Cities. In addition to that, the... Read More → City Receives Award for Financial Reporting

American Rescue Plan to Help Fund City Projects

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Several City Projects will be funded and underway soon thanks to the $14.7 million received from Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez through... Read More → American Rescue Plan to Help Fund City Projects

Now In Effect

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All residents in the City will now need to dial the full 10 digit phone number +1.562.xxx.xxxx to make any calls within the 562 area code... Read More → Now In Effect

City to Host Winter Life Saving Blood Drive

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Host Winter Life Saving Blood Drive The City of Pico Rivera in cooperation with the American Red Cross, will be hosting a Blood Drive on... Read More → City to Host Winter Life Saving Blood Drive

Trips and Tours are Back!

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Million Dollar Quartet at the La Mirada Theater La Mirada Saturday, February 13 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fee: $43 per person ages and over... Read More → Trips and Tours are Back!

Free Mulch Distribution

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The City in collaboration with NASA Services and Whittier Fertilizer Co. will be distributing FREE garden mulch on Saturday, February 19... Read More → Free Mulch Distribution

Library Update

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As a reminder to residents, both libraries in the City are currently open and offering several services. Customers can browse the library,... Read More → Library Update

Holiday Fire Protection

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Many residents take pride in their holiday decorations, from exterior lighting decorations to top-notch Christmas tree decorations.... Read More → Holiday Fire Protection

Recycle Your Holiday Trees

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Join the 93% of Americans who will recycle their Holiday trees this year. The City of Pico Rivera is once again partnering with the County... Read More → Recycle Your Holiday Trees

Rio Hondo College Registration

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Now Accepted for Winter Intersession and Spring Semester Open registration for new students is now underway for the Rio Hondo College... Read More → Rio Hondo College Registration

Shop & Dine Pico Rivera

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The City wants to remind residents to continue supporting our many retailers during the holiday season. Shopping locally helps improve our... Read More → Shop & Dine Pico Rivera

Rio Hondo Park Receives Security System

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City Officials gathered at Rio Hondo Park last month to commemorate the the Park’s new Security Surveillance Camera System that was... Read More → Rio Hondo Park Receives Security System

New Courts Coming to Pico Park

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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department is very excited to announce that the City of Pico Rivera has been selected to receive grant... Read More → New Courts Coming to Pico Park

Holiday Closures

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City Hall and other City facilities, will be closed from F, Dec. 17, 2021 through M, Jan. 3, 2022. Below are the following service impacts... Read More → Holiday Closures

Avoid Being a Burglary Target

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The holiday season is always a special time of year. Gifts are exchanged, and more often than not, expensive gifts are received. During the... Read More → Avoid Being a Burglary Target

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recently updated Vaccine requirements when visiting certain businesses in the County.... Read More → COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Habitat for Humanity Helps Local Veteran

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Local resident and World War II Veteran Richard Salas received more than just recognition for his service on Veterans Day, his home also... Read More → Habitat for Humanity Helps Local Veteran

Running For A Cause

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Deputies from the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station, along with City staff, came together last month and took a run around the City for a... Read More → Running For A Cause

Rosemead and Beverly Boulevards Construction Completed

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Construction at the intersection of Rosemead Boulevard and Beverly Boulevard was completed last month after eight months of activity. This... Read More → Rosemead and Beverly Boulevards Construction Completed

City Survey Results Are In

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The City recently conducted a community survey through an independent research firm, randomly selecting adult residents to identify... Read More → City Survey Results Are In

Holiday Drive-Thru Food Giveaway

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The Pico Rivera Christmas Basket Committee will be hosting a Holiday Drive-Thru Food Giveaway on Saturday, December 11 at the Pico Rivera... Read More → Holiday Drive-Thru Food Giveaway

The City of Pico Rivera Presents Holiday Festival

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The City’s Holiday Festival is coming back to Pico Rivera City Hall on Saturday, December 4 from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.! There will be... Read More → The City of Pico Rivera Presents Holiday Festival

Move Ahead with Adult Ed

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Upgrade Your Skills for A Better Tomorrow! If the Pandemic has left you without a job and struggling to find work because you lack a high... Read More → Move Ahead with Adult Ed

El Rancho High School Graduate Banners Line City Streets

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High school graduations have been upended across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with several schools cancelling graduation... Read More → El Rancho High School Graduate Banners Line City Streets

Library Update

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As a reminder to residents, both libraries in the City are currently open and offering several services at each of the libraries. Customers... Read More → Library Update

Groundwater Treatment Project

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Since 2019, the State Water Resources Control Board has been updating their guidelines for local water agencies in detecting and reporting... Read More → Groundwater Treatment Project

Veterans Day Ceremony

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The annual Veterans Day Ceremony returns to the Mines Avenue Memorial Plaza on Thursday, November 11, beginning at 10:00 a.m. This will be... Read More → Veterans Day Ceremony

City Council Meeting Update

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Residents who wish to participate in City Council Meetings can now do so virtually. Last month City officials started to use the Zoom... Read More → City Council Meeting Update

Light It Up!

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Even though Fall is here, the sights and smells of a good barbeque in the park are hard to resist. For that reason, we have some good news... Read More → Light It Up!

Virtual Art Class To Be Held In December

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Parks and Recreation continues to offer virtual programs that inspire our young residents’ creativity while in-person programming is... Read More → Virtual Art Class To Be Held In December

Letters to Santa

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Calling all kids! Santa’s elves will be delivering your Christmas wish list to the North Pole! Starting December 1 and running through... Read More → Letters to Santa

New Playground Coming to Rio Hondo Park

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Rio Hondo Park Playground will be closing soon and, in turn, will be receiving a much-needed improvement. The park’s playground... Read More → New Playground Coming to Rio Hondo Park

Rudy Casas Bench Dedication

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It was a dedication 90 years in the making. Last month, members of the Casasfamily came out to Smith Park to surprise long-time resident... Read More → Rudy Casas Bench Dedication

Internet Exchange Zone at Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station

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Residents looking to purchase an item from the internet or from a newspaper ad for the Holidays and needing to meet the seller to retrieve... Read More → Internet Exchange Zone at Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station

Spectacular Spooktacular

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The City’s annual Halloween Spooktacular returned to Smith Park, marking the first major annual event to be hosted in over a year. The... Read More → Spectacular Spooktacular

Bikes Roll Out on Patrol

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Protecting the City of Pico Rivera is something that the deputies of the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station take very seriously. Sheriff’s... Read More → Bikes Roll Out on Patrol

Winter Camp at Pico Park

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The City’s popular Winter Camp program returns this December at Pico Park. The Winter Camp program is for kids who are currently enrolled... Read More → Winter Camp at Pico Park

Sheriff’s Clean Up Encampments

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The Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station has been working extra hard these past few months to address the homeless encampments set up along the... Read More → Sheriff’s Clean Up Encampments

Holiday Event Returns to City Hall

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The Holiday Season officially begins in the City of Pico Rivera with the return of the City’s Holiday and Tree Lighting Festival on... Read More → Holiday Event Returns to City Hall

PICO RIVERA WELCOMES NEW SHERIFF’S STATION CAPTAIN

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The Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station welcomed new Station Captain Jodi Hutak, who assumed control earlier this year for the retiring Captain... Read More → PICO RIVERA WELCOMES NEW SHERIFF’S STATION CAPTAIN

Winter Camp to be Offered in December

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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting its popular Winter Camp program with limited capacity during the Winter school... Read More → Winter Camp to be Offered in December

Get Ready to Shake Out

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The City of Pico Rivera will take part in the Great California ShakeOut on Thursday, October 21, between 10:21 to 10:41 a.m. All of our... Read More → Get Ready to Shake Out

Notes From the El Rancho Unified School District

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“We’re in this together!” has been a motivational and inspirational phrase that has helped many of us through the difficulties of the... Read More → Notes From the El Rancho Unified School District

Library Services Update

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The Rivera Library, 7827 Serapis Avenue, and the Pico Rivera Library, 9001 Mines Avenue, are now open for select in-person services. At... Read More → Library Services Update

Pio Pico Woman’s Club Helping College-Bound Students

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The Pio Pico Woman’s Club continues to make education and going to college the number one priority for the youth of Pico Rivera. While... Read More → Pio Pico Woman’s Club Helping College-Bound Students

Free Mulch Distribution

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The City, in collaboration with NASA Services and Whittier Fertilizer Co. will be distributing FREE garden mulch on Saturday, October 16... Read More → Free Mulch Distribution

The John Todd Award

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Last month, the California Contract Cities Association recognized the City of Pico Rivera and awarded the City for its Pico Rivera... Read More → The John Todd Award

Prepare Pico Rivera Community Resiliency Coalition

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The City of Pico Rivera, the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce, and Red Cross are looking for volunteers to join Prepare Pico Rivera, a... Read More → Prepare Pico Rivera Community Resiliency Coalition

Text 911 for Help

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Residents of Los Angeles County now have a silent way to reach out for help. If you need law enforcement, the fire department, or medical... Read More → Text 911 for Help

Senior Center Reopened

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Limited Opening and Capacity for Popular Facility The Pico Rivera Senior Center opened its doors late last month and will remain open with... Read More → Senior Center Reopened

Support Your Local Chamber Commerce Day!

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Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day will be observed on Wednesday, October 20. The Chamber of Commerce’s primary objective is... Read More → Support Your Local Chamber Commerce Day!

Keeping City Alleyways Clean

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The City of Pico Rivera takes pride in keeping the City clean. Our Public Works Department responds to many calls to have various areas... Read More → Keeping City Alleyways Clean

Welcome These New Businesses

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The past year and a half has been challenging to all, and specifically for our small business community that has grappled with the effects... Read More → Welcome These New Businesses

City to Host Veteran’s Day Ceremony

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The City of Pico Rivera will be hosting its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday, November 11 at the Mines Avenue Memorial Plaza.... Read More → City to Host Veteran’s Day Ceremony

State Auditor’s Report Shows City’s Financial Prowess

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The California State Auditor released a report on the financially riskiest Cities in all of California and the City of Pico Rivera ranked... Read More → State Auditor’s Report Shows City’s Financial Prowess

Halloween Spooktacular

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Saturday, October235:30 – 8:30 p.m.Smith Park6016 Rosemead BoulevardPico Rivera, CA 90660 Smith Park will once again turn into... Read More → Halloween Spooktacular

Community Survey

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The City is conducting a survey about important issues in the community and would like YOUR opinion. Residents will be randomly contacted... Read More → Community Survey

Senior Center Soft Reopening

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The Pico Rivera Senior Center will be OPEN with limited capacity and amenities NOW through October 27. The Center’s Fitness Room and... Read More → Senior Center Soft Reopening

Prepare Pico Rivera

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Community Resiliency Coalition The City, in partnership with the Red Cross, is looking for volunteers to serve on a coalition to help Pico... Read More → Prepare Pico Rivera

City to Host Job Fair

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The City of Pico Rivera, in partnership with Los Angeles County’s America’s Job Center – SASSFA, will be hosting a Job... Read More → City to Host Job Fair

El Rancho Football Schedule

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HERE THEY COME… Guests wishing to attend ERHS Football games should self-screen and not enter the ERHS campus or Football Stadium if... Read More → El Rancho Football Schedule

Welcome Back to School!

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Classes in the El Rancho Unified School District will be held Monday through Friday, with weekly modified day schedules on Wednesday.... Read More → Welcome Back to School!

Tips for a Successful Job Interview

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From the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have lost their jobs and are now looking to... Read More → Tips for a Successful Job Interview

School Zone Safety Tips

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After a year of virtual learning, school is back in session in Pico Rivera, so now is a good time to remind students walking to school and... Read More → School Zone Safety Tips

Senior Activities

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Senior Center Drive-Thru Halloween Parade The Pico Rivera Senior Center will be hosting a drive-thru Halloween Parade for our Seniors on... Read More → Senior Activities

In-Person Soccer Lessons at Rio Hondo Park

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The City of Pico Rivera will be hosting Tikitaka Futbol Training Academy, an in-person program at Rio Hondo Park, during the months of... Read More → In-Person Soccer Lessons at Rio Hondo Park

Veterans Census

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The City is interested in collecting information about the Veteran community to identify Veterans in the City, their service background,... Read More → Veterans Census

Library Update

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The Pico Rivera Library and the Rivera Library are now open to the public. Customers can browse the collection and check out items, use the... Read More → Library Update

Citywide Parking Study Update

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In 2019, the City of Pico Rivera hired the services of a professional consulting firm to study the City’s residential parking conditions... Read More → Citywide Parking Study Update

Caltrans Awards City Grant for Whittier Boulevard Project

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced the recipients of 2021-22 Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant... Read More → Caltrans Awards City Grant for Whittier Boulevard Project

City Streets Receive New Paint and Signs

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A program to re-stripe and make road markers more visible on some of the City’s major thoroughfares was completed over the Summer. The... Read More → City Streets Receive New Paint and Signs

City Received $14.7 Million in Federal Funding

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The City of Pico Rivera were gracious recipients of $14.7 million from Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez through the Coronavirus State and... Read More → City Received $14.7 Million in Federal Funding

Delta Variant Dominates County COVID-19 Cases

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Health officials urge residents to get vaccinated Since the last dedicated Profile article on COVID-19 restrictions in the County was... Read More → Delta Variant Dominates County COVID-19 Cases

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