Summer Lunch Program 2024

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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the Summer Food Services Program at five locations in June, July and... Read More → Summer Lunch Program 2024

Summer 2024 Facility Hours

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The City’s Park facilities operating schedule has been updated for the Summer Season! Please refer to the attached schedule to see... Read More → Summer 2024 Facility Hours

Reduce Food Waste!

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During April’s Food Waste Prevention Week (Earth Month 2024), millions of people were energized to reduce food waste and divert organics... Read More → Reduce Food Waste!

City to Offer Summer Lunch 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 Lunch Program

PRIME x OhmConnect

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Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME) partnered with OhmConnect to offer a free program to residents that will alert participants... Read More → PRIME x OhmConnect

National Public Works Week

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

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REACH After School Registration for 2024-25 School Year

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The City of Pico Rivera welcomes you and your child to the Recreation & Education Accelerating Children’s Hopes (REACH) After School... Read More → REACH After School Registration for 2024-25 School Year

Summer Camp Registrations Underway

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With just a few weeks left before school ends, that means that Summer Camp is just around the corner here in the City. Parks and Recreation... Read More → Summer Camp Registrations Underway

ERUSD News

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El Rancho High School Academic Decathlon Team Secures 5th Place in State Competition El Rancho High School is proud to announce the... Read More → ERUSD News

PFAS Treatment System Project

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PFAS, or Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, are a toxic group of chemicals used to make fluoropolymer coatings, also known as the... Read More → PFAS Treatment System Project

Pico Rivera Regional Bikeway Project (Mines Ave.)

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The first phase of the Regional Bikeway Project was completed with improvements along the north side of Mines Avenue. The second phase of... Read More → Pico Rivera Regional Bikeway Project (Mines Ave.)

City to Observe Building Safety Month

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The City will be observing Building Safety Month throughout the month of May. Building Safety Month, sponsored by the International Code... Read More → City to Observe Building Safety Month

Memorial Day Ceremony Planned

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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 27,... Read More → Memorial Day Ceremony Planned

Filled with Cheer!

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The El Rancho High School Cheerleaders definitely have something to cheer about. The 2023-2024 cheer season was a perfect season for the... Read More → Filled with Cheer!

Rivera Middle School: A School to Watch

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This past February, the California League of Educators announced that Rivera Middle School was one of 16 middle schools statewide to earn... Read More → Rivera Middle School: A School to Watch

ERUSD Police Raise Funds and Awareness for Autism

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In recognition of Autism Awareness Month in April, the El Rancho Unified School Police Department is joining the nationwide police patch... Read More → ERUSD Police Raise Funds and Awareness for Autism

Local Elementary School a Finalist for National Award

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the City’s recycling program, call 562.801.4329. Montebello Gardens Elementary, located in the City of Pico Rivera, received notification... Read More → Local Elementary School a Finalist for National Award

Veterans Corner

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Pico Rivera Library to Host Vietnam War Education Programs In anticipation of the Mobile Vietnam Memorial Wall installation at Smith Park,... Read More → Veterans Corner

Parks & Recreation Department Seeking Instructors for Classes

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The City of Pico Rivera’s Parks and Recreation Department is looking for motivated, energetic and professional contract instructors to... Read More → Parks & Recreation Department Seeking Instructors for Classes

Warning About Scammers Claiming to be Deputies

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department would like to warn the public of phone call scammers impersonating L.A. County Deputies using... Read More → Warning About Scammers Claiming to be Deputies

Pizza With a Cop

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The Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a community gathering on Wednesday, April 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Chuck E.... Read More → Pizza With a Cop

Pickleball Serving Up Fun Times for Everyone

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Looking for a dynamic and exhilarating way to stay active? Look no further than pickleball! Combining elements of tennis, badminton, and... Read More → Pickleball Serving Up Fun Times for Everyone

Construction Begins on Pro Shop

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Last year, a late evening fire started in the storage area of the Pico Rivera Golf Club. The fire was contained to the storage area of the... Read More → Construction Begins on Pro Shop

Youth Climate Meeting in City

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Calling all youth leaders and climate activists, ages 12-18. The City of Pico Rivera, Day One, and The Boys and Girls Club invite you to a... Read More → Youth Climate Meeting in City

Popular Farmers Market MOVES to Pico Park

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The seasonal Certified Farmers Market returns again this spring. However, the location will be brand new. To allow for construction on... Read More → Popular Farmers Market MOVES to Pico Park

City Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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The City of Pico Rivera is once again being recognized for its financial reporting with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from... Read More → City Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Certified Farmers Market at Pico Park!

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The City’s Certified Farmers Market returns onWednesdays beginning April 3 through September 25! NON GMO foods · Locally grown... Read More → Certified Farmers Market at Pico Park!

César Chavez Day

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A friendly reminder that ALL City facilities will be closed on Monday, April 1st in observance of César Chavez Day.  ... Read More → César Chavez Day

Rio Hondo College Hosts Virtual Meet and Greet with Superintendent/President

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Rio Hondo College is hosting a Virtual Coffee with the Superintendent/President on Friday, May 10, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. This virtual meet... Read More → Rio Hondo College Hosts Virtual Meet and Greet with Superintendent/President

ERUSD Police Raise Funds and Awareness for Autism

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In recognition of Autism Awareness Month in April, the El Rancho Unified School Police Department is joining the nationwide police patch... Read More → ERUSD Police Raise Funds and Awareness for Autism

Break Down Cardboard Boxes

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Did you know that one unflattened cardboard box takes up as much space as six flattened ones? Flattening cardboard boxes provides more... Read More → Break Down Cardboard Boxes

Senior Club Elections for 2024

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The City’s Senior Clubs are back, and they have selected their officers for 2024. Congratulations and best of luck to each of the... Read More → Senior Club Elections for 2024

Senior Center Activities

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Paint to Create at the Senior Center Seniors aged 50 years and older are invited to a fun afternoon of painting at the Senior Center with... Read More → Senior Center Activities

Trips and Tours for Spring

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From “Chicago” to Knotts Berry Farm, the City’s Trips and Tours Program has some exciting excursions coming up for the Spring season.... Read More → Trips and Tours for Spring

“Enchanted” Father Daughter Dance

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The City will host an “Enchanted” Father Daughter Dance; a fun filled evening for girls and their fathers. The magical evening event... Read More → “Enchanted” Father Daughter Dance

Veterans Corner

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Aid and Attendance Benefits Veterans and Survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person,... Read More → Veterans Corner

Office of Sustainability Wins Prestigious Award

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The City of Pico Rivera was among eight cities to receive the Gateway Cities Gold Energy Action Award. This award presented by the Gateway... Read More → Office of Sustainability Wins Prestigious Award

Utility Box Call for Artists

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The City of Pico Rivera launched a Utility Box Art Program to showcase local artists and provide public art throughout the community. Over... Read More → Utility Box Call for Artists

Spring Cleaning 2024

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NASA Services is Here to Help The City of Pico Rivera, in collaboration with NASA Services, will host aSpring Bulky Item Collection on five... Read More → Spring Cleaning 2024

Sheriff’s Department Warns Public of Fraud Scams

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With tax season right around the corner, scammers will pose as government agencies like the IRS and send text messages claiming you are... Read More → Sheriff’s Department Warns Public of Fraud Scams

Youth Center Renovations To Begin

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The Pico Rivera Teen Club has been a gathering place for teens in the City for the past three decades. Housed at the Rio Hondo Youth... Read More → Youth Center Renovations To Begin

Sánchez invites Pico Rivera Councilmember to join her as State of the Union guest  

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) announced that Pico Rivera Councilmember Gustavo Camacho will be her guest to... Read More → Sánchez invites Pico Rivera Councilmember to join her as State of the Union guest  

El Rancho Unified School District Now Hiring!

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The El Rancho Unified School District is currently recruiting and hiring forseveral positions for the 2023-2024 school year. Apply online... Read More → El Rancho Unified School District Now Hiring!

Historic Whittier Boulevard Reaches New Milestone

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We are excited to announce a major milestone in the Historic Whittier Boulevard Revitalization Program – the release of the DRAFT... Read More → Historic Whittier Boulevard Reaches New Milestone

NASA Pick-Up Holidays in 2024

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Trash, recycling, and green waste will be collected as regularly scheduled by NASA Services except for the following holidays: M – May 27... Read More → NASA Pick-Up Holidays in 2024

Library Update

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In collaboration with the Los Angeles County Internal Services Division, the Pico Rivera Library now has digital assistants ready to assist... Read More → Library Update

ERUSD School of Choice Process

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The El Rancho Unified School District offers a variety of specialized programs, as well as a multitude of opportunities for students.... Read More → ERUSD School of Choice Process

Chamber to Host Golf Tournament

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Join the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce on Friday, March 8 for an afternoon of fun and networking with local business owners and... Read More → Chamber to Host Golf Tournament

2024: Thinking Organically and Out With the Old

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The easiest, cheapest, and most sustainable way to manage organic waste is to avoid creating it in the first place. To reduce organic waste... Read More → 2024: Thinking Organically and Out With the Old

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 17... Read More → FREE Mulch Distribution

Curbing Coyote Sightings in the City

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Coyotes are smart, adaptable canines who have learned to live comfortably alongside people in residential neighborhoods. Lately, residents... Read More → Curbing Coyote Sightings in the City

Dance and Acting Classes Offered at Local Parks

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A little bit of dancing, a little bit of acting. Just a couple of programs that the City’s Parks and Recreation Department will be... Read More → Dance and Acting Classes Offered at Local Parks

Kids’ Spring Camp Offered

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The City’s popular Spring Camp Program returns this March to Pico Park. The Camp Program is for children in Kindergarten through 8th... Read More → Kids’ Spring Camp Offered

Veterans Corner

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Adding a Name to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) receives numerous requests each... Read More → Veterans Corner

New Ordinance For Social Hosts In the City

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In a decision made by the City Council during a regular Council Meeting held last November, the City Council is taking a hard stance on... Read More → New Ordinance For Social Hosts In the City

Here Come the 2024 Elections

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As the City Clerk’s office prepares to enter the 2024 Election season, the office has worked diligently to ensure that residents are... Read More → Here Come the 2024 Elections

Median and Parkway Beautification Projects Underway

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Another beautification project in the City is underway that will help enhance some of the City’s medians located along the City’s major... Read More → Median and Parkway Beautification Projects Underway

Pico Rivera Regional Bikeway Project (Mines Ave.) Update

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The Regional Bikeway Project’s first phase is ongoing with construction along the north side of Mines Avenue. Pavement operations along... Read More → Pico Rivera Regional Bikeway Project (Mines Ave.) Update

Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy Launches Power Choice Program

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Rooftop Solar and Battery Available at No Upfront Cost with Power Choice Program Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME) has... Read More → Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy Launches Power Choice Program

Spring Camp

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Spring Camp IS BACK for Spring Break for kids enrolled in Kinder through 8th grade from March 25 – March 29 at Pico Park!!!... Read More → Spring Camp

2024 Winter Facility Hours

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Beginning this week, the City’s Park facilities have changed to a new Winter 2024 Operating Schedule. Please see the schedule to see... Read More → 2024 Winter Facility Hours

Explore With Us: Aquarium on Wheels

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The Aquarium on Wheels is bringing a local tidepool habitat to YOU at Rio Hondo Park as part of the Rio Hondo Park Nature Program! Aquarium... Read More → Explore With Us: Aquarium on Wheels

El Rancho High School Hall of Fame Makes its Return

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After 20 years, El Rancho High School has brought back the School’s Hall of Fame and the chosen Hall of Fame nominees were formally... Read More → El Rancho High School Hall of Fame Makes its Return

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

Holiday Operating Schedule

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City Hall and other City facilities will be CLOSED on the following days during the months of December and January in observance of... Read More → Holiday Operating Schedule

Reduce and Recycle During the Holidays

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https://www.pico-rivera.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/Holiday-Recycling-Carousel-12-2023-Pico-Rivera.mp4 The City of Pico Rivera is again... Read More → Reduce and Recycle During the Holidays

Shop & Dine Pico Rivera

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Did you know that shopping and dining in Pico Rivera helps make our community a great mplace to live? That’s because a percentage of... Read More → Shop & Dine Pico Rivera

Pico Rivera Original Receives Refresh

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The 77-year-old Clearman’s Steak ‘N Stein Inn in Pico Rivera, known as “The Stein” by longtime diners, has undergone a design... Read More → Pico Rivera Original Receives Refresh

Comprehensive City Zoning Code Update

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The City’s Comprehensive Zoning Code Update process is underway! In September of this year, the Pico Rivera City Council approved an... Read More → Comprehensive City Zoning Code Update

Tobacco Retailer’s License to Take Effect on January 1, 2024

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Beginning January 1, 2024, the City will require Tobacco Retailers to obtain a valid Tobacco Retailer’s License (TRL) at each location... Read More → Tobacco Retailer’s License to Take Effect on January 1, 2024

PRESS RELEASE: PRIME Power Choice Program is Live!

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Library Updates

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Visit https://lacountylibrary.org/pico-rivera-library/ for a listing of upcoming programs at the Pico Rivera Library and... Read More → Library Updates

Avoid Being a Burglary Threat

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The holiday season is always a special time of year. Gifts are exchanged, and some of us may be lucky enough to be recipients of expensive... Read More → Avoid Being a Burglary Threat

Pilot Bigbelly Smart Trash Bins at Smith Park

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In an effort to combat overfilled trash cans and meet recent state organic waste guidelines, the City is launching the Bigbelly Smart Waste... Read More → Pilot Bigbelly Smart Trash Bins at Smith Park

Southern California Edison Offering Rate Assistance for Home-Used Medical Equipment

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If you or someone in your household requires the regular use of electrically-operated medical equipment or other qualifying medical... Read More → Southern California Edison Offering Rate Assistance for Home-Used Medical Equipment

Sewer Rehabilitation Project Upcoming

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The Los Angeles County Sanitation District will be starting the next phase of their sewer rehabilitation project now through January 26,... Read More → Sewer Rehabilitation Project Upcoming

Volunteers Needed for Homeless Census

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The City of Pico Rivera is looking for volunteers to participate in a one-night census of homeless persons within the community. The effort... Read More → Volunteers Needed for Homeless Census

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

Holiday Closure Reminder

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22 Nov Thanksgiving Closure 12:00 am City Hall Street Sweeper, and Parking Enforcement SUSPENDED. Trash on regular Schedule 23 Nov... Read More → Holiday Closure Reminder

Thanksgiving Day Safety Tips

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Did you know, that the Los Angeles County Fire Department responds to three times the daily average calls for home fires on Thanksgiving... Read More → Thanksgiving Day Safety Tips

Winter Camp to be Offered in December

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The City’s Parks and Recreation Times for Seniors Department will host its popular Winter Camp program at Pico Park during the Winter... Read More → Winter Camp to be Offered in December

Mosquito Season Continues

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The warm summer months increased mosquito and West Nile virus (WNV) activity in our neighborhoods, but the biting isn’t over just yet.... Read More → Mosquito Season Continues

November Library Updates

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Digital AssistanceIn collaboration with the County’s Internal Services Division, the Pico Rivera Library has digital assistants ready to... Read More → November Library Updates

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 Friday, December 1 through... Read More → Letters to Santa

Local Resident Returns to Provide Major Impact

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Around the City, several construction or improvement projects are going on at any given time. Some projects are on full display to the... Read More → Local Resident Returns to Provide Major Impact

New Rivera Park Gym Light Fixtures

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Things are looking a little brighter inside the Rivera Park gym. Last month, all 25 incandescent light fixtures were replaced with LED... Read More → New Rivera Park Gym Light Fixtures

Parks & Recreation Department Seeking Instructors

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The City of Pico Rivera’s Parks and Recreation Department is looking for motivated, energetic, and professional contract instructors to... Read More → Parks & Recreation Department Seeking Instructors

Now Accepting CO-ED Basketball Registrations

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The Parks and Recreation Department will be accepting registrations for the 2024 Youth Winter Basketball program NOW through Saturday,... Read More → Now Accepting CO-ED Basketball Registrations

Pickleball: Serving Up Fun Times for Seniors

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Seniors now have another way to get out and get some low-key exercise. The City has opened the Rivera Park gym to Seniors on Wednesday... Read More → Pickleball: Serving Up Fun Times for Seniors

Shop & Dine Pico Rivera

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Did you know that shopping and dining in Pico Rivera helps make our community a great place to live? That’s because a percentage of every... Read More → Shop & Dine Pico Rivera

City Accepting Applications for All Commissions

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The current terms for all City commissioners are due to expire in December 2023, and each of the five commissioners for each commission may... Read More → City Accepting Applications for All Commissions

Beware of Porch Pirates

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The holidays are approaching and so is the busy online shopping season. As many residents will use online shopping for convenience, the Los... Read More → Beware of Porch Pirates

Renovation at Pico Rivera Senior Center

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The Pico Rivera Senior Center’s restrooms will be closing as an extensive renovation to both the Men’s and Women’s restrooms will... Read More → Renovation at Pico Rivera Senior Center

Special Salute to our Veterans

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The City will be hosting the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 13 beginning at 10am at the Veterans Memorial Plaza located... Read More → Special Salute to our Veterans

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

District Readers Recognized

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Last month, students from several schools in the El Rancho Unified School District were recognized by the District’s Board of Education... Read More → District Readers Recognized

The Great ShakeOut

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The City of Pico Rivera will take part in the Great California ShakeOut on Thursday, October 19, between 10:19 and 10:39 a.m. All of our... Read More → The Great ShakeOut

Make Your Halloween Spooktacular

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Get ready for a ghoulish good time when Smith Park transforms into Halloween Headquarters during the City’s annual Halloween Spooktacular... Read More → Make Your Halloween Spooktacular

Remember: Recycle Right With Your Blue Bin

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Have questions about what goes into your Blue Bin for Recycling? We’ve got the answer. Clean & Dry cardboard, paper, newspaper; metal... Read More → Remember: Recycle Right With Your Blue Bin

Library Updates for October

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Bookmark Contest The Los Angeles County Library would like to invite area students to participate in the 44th Annual Bookmark Contest, a... Read More → Library Updates for October

Housing Rights Workshop

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Residents and landlords in the City of Pico Rivera are invited to a Housing Rights Workshop on Wednesday, October 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30... Read More → Housing Rights Workshop

Veterans Day Ceremony

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The City of Pico Rivera will be hosting its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 13 at the Mines Avenue Memorial Plaza. The... Read More → Veterans Day Ceremony

Rivera Park Banquet Room HVAC Replacement and Renovations

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Over the years, the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system at the Rivera Park Auditorium has experienced several issues... Read More → Rivera Park Banquet Room HVAC Replacement and Renovations

Regional Bikeway Project Now Under Construction

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Construction of the Pico Rivera Regional Bikeway Project is now underway along Mines Avenue from Paramount Boulevard to east of Rimbank... Read More → Regional Bikeway Project Now Under Construction

Veteran’s Resource Center

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Local Veterans or their families can start the process for pre-need arrangements for a veteran’s burial at a VA National Cemetery. To... Read More → Veteran’s Resource Center

Catalytic Converter Etching Event to be Hosted by Sheriff’s Station

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The Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station will be hosting a Catalytic Converter Theft Deterrent Etching Event on Saturday, October 14, from 9am... Read More → Catalytic Converter Etching Event to be Hosted by Sheriff’s Station

City Hall Now Open

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City Hall is now open following months-long construction work on American with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements to City Hall and City... Read More → City Hall Now Open

City Welcomes New Businesses

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The City of Pico Rivera welcomed the newest business to the City last month, Los Amores de Julia Mexican Bistro. Los Amores de Julia is... Read More → City Welcomes New Businesses

Mazatlán Delegation Visits Pico Rivera

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Cultural ties and friendships were made stronger last month during a special visit to Pico Rivera by officials from the sister city of... Read More → Mazatlán Delegation Visits Pico Rivera

Historic Whittier Boulevard Revitalization Program Enters Phase 2

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The City is undertaking a comprehensive community-based process to re-envision and revitalize Historic Whittier Boulevard. The City is... Read More → Historic Whittier Boulevard Revitalization Program Enters Phase 2

Prepare Your Pets for Disaster

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National Preparedness Month

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September is recognized as National Preparedness Month by the Department of Homeland Security. National Preparedness Month serves as a... Read More → National Preparedness Month

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 Wednesday, September 27, from 11:00... Read More → City to Host Summer Life Saving Blood Drive

SoCalGas Wants to Remind You About Imposters & Scams

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The Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) cares about your safety and security. As a reminder, SoCalGas will never solicit your credit... Read More → SoCalGas Wants to Remind You About Imposters & Scams

Rio Hondo Celebrates 60 Years

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Rio Hondo College has been a staple in the community since 1963. Many Pico Rivera residents have attended Rio Hondo College for career... Read More → Rio Hondo Celebrates 60 Years

Library Updates for September & October

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Digital AssistanceIn collaboration with the County’s Internal Services Division, the Pico Rivera Library has digital assistants ready to... Read More → Library Updates for September & October

Solar + Battery Coming Soon to Pico Rivera

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The City is excited to announce it is partnering with Tesla to provide affordable and accessible solar + battery systems to Pico Rivera... Read More → Solar + Battery Coming Soon to Pico Rivera

Giving Back to the Community

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Last month, the City held the annual Community Backpack Giveaway and provided approximately 1,500 backpacks to area students. The event... Read More → Giving Back to the Community

El Rancho Football Schedule

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Friday night lights are back for the El Rancho Dons. Support the Dons football squad as they vie for a shot at this year’s CIF... Read More → El Rancho Football Schedule

Halloween Spooktacular

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Just around the corner Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 28 as the Annual Halloween Spooktacular takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00... Read More → Halloween Spooktacular

Camper Wins Big at Field Trip

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Going on a Camp field trip with the City’s Teen Camp program will always be a unique experience. Summer field trips often take place at a... Read More → Camper Wins Big at Field Trip

Keep Our Parks Clean

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The City’s Parks are amongst the most popular gathering spots in the City, and for good reason. There are picnic tables, open spaces,... Read More → Keep Our Parks Clean

Teen Club Members Celebrate Academic Success

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Members of the Rio Hondo Teen Club ended summer with one last hurrah at Knotts Berry Farm last month. Members who attained academic... Read More → Teen Club Members Celebrate Academic Success

Veteran Affairs Corner

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Local Veterans or their families looking to request Military Service Records are able to do so by visiting the National Archives website.... Read More → Veteran Affairs Corner

School Zone Safety Tips for the New Year

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School is back in session in Pico Rivera, so now is a good time to remind students walking to school and drivers in school zones to remain... Read More → School Zone Safety Tips for the New Year

Dodgers Honor Veterans

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The Los Angeles Dodgers honored two City of Pico Rivera Veterans during pre-game ceremonies held last month as part of their Military Hero... Read More → Dodgers Honor Veterans

Go Getters Split Wins Over City

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The Pico Rivera Go Getters continued with their annual tradition of playing the City’s Teen Club and City Staff in a friendly game of... Read More → Go Getters Split Wins Over City

City of Pico Rivera FY 2023-25 Adopted Biennial Budget Available Online

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Published on: August 17, 2023 PICO RIVERA, CA – The City of Pico Rivera’s FY 2023-25 Biennial Budget document is now available online... Read More → City of Pico Rivera FY 2023-25 Adopted Biennial Budget Available Online

Summer at Your Local Library

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The Los Angeles County Library’s Summer Discovery Program (SDP) is in full swing at your local library. The library’s summer... Read More → Summer at Your Local Library

Community and Economic Development Matters

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Storefronts and Promotional Advertising The City understands that a storefront is arguably the most valuable space in a store and should be... Read More → Community and Economic Development Matters

National Night Out (Highlights)

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Get out of the house to help fight crime Pico Rivera residents were invited to meet with their neighbors, Sheriff’s deputies, and local... Read More → National Night Out (Highlights)

Meeting of the Protective Minds

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Last month, a community came together to celebrate and recognize the efforts of some very special volunteers. These aren’t your ordinary... Read More → Meeting of the Protective Minds

City Welcomes New Business

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The City of Pico Rivera along with the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce welcomed the newest business to the City last month, Santo Fish... Read More → City Welcomes New Business

Rising From the Ashes

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Rising from the ashes of a devastating fire two and a half years ago, Carl’s Jr. is once again open for business. The restaurant,... Read More → Rising From the Ashes

PRIME Energy Tips

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Saving Energy During the Summer The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), which manages the California electricity grid, is the... Read More → PRIME Energy Tips

Sidewalk Improvements Scheduled

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Sidewalks throughout the community will be repaired and reconstructed as part of the City’s on-going effort to improve the City’s... Read More → Sidewalk Improvements Scheduled

Summer Street Fest To Take Over Mines Avenue

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The popular Summer Street Fest will once again take over Mines Avenue every Friday night from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m. this coming August. Last... Read More → Summer Street Fest To Take Over Mines Avenue

Summer Street Fest 2023

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Summer Street Fest Video Highlights... Read More → Summer Street Fest 2023

4th of July

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Stay Safe and Sane This Holiday City and Sheriff’s Department officials encourage residents to celebrate responsibly by using only... Read More → 4th of July

Weeks of Rain and Warming Temperatures Set Stage for Early Mosquito Season

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Act now to prevent mosquitoes and disease risks as temperatures warm Record rainfall relieved drought-thirsty Southern California but... Read More → Weeks of Rain and Warming Temperatures Set Stage for Early Mosquito Season

Long-Time Local Leader Passes Away

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City and civic leaders from around the State joined in mourning the passing of past State Assemblywoman, Los Angeles City Councilwoman and... Read More → Long-Time Local Leader Passes Away

PRIME Launches New Access Program

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Program to increase accessibility of renewable energy across income levels In 2023, Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME) will... Read More → PRIME Launches New Access Program

Summer Fun and Discovery at the Library

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The Pico Rivera Library and the Rivera Library will participate in the Los Angeles County Library’s Summer Discovery Program (SDP). This... Read More → Summer Fun and Discovery at the Library

City Hall Construction Continues

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As ADA construction continues at City Hall, all City services are available at City Hall West during normal business hours, Monday through... Read More → City Hall Construction Continues

Movies in the Park

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Enjoy family-friendly movies on a giant outdoor screen this summer at the City’s Movies in the Park series. Movies will be shown on... Read More → Movies in the Park

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

Rio Hondo College Accepting Summer Registrations

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Zero Tolerance Ordinance on Street Takeovers

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In what is considered to be one of the nation’s toughest ordinances against Street Takeovers, last month the Pico Rivera City Council... Read More → Zero Tolerance Ordinance on Street Takeovers

City to Host Fireworks Spectacular

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Everyone is invited to enjoy an evening of fun, food, and fireworks as the annual Fireworks Spectacular returns to El Rancho High School on... Read More → City to Host Fireworks Spectacular

Local Art to be Displayed on City Utility Boxes

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At a City Council Meeting held last month, the winners of Phase 1 of the City’s Utility Box Art Competition was announced and recognized.... Read More → Local Art to be Displayed on City Utility Boxes

Local Resident Recognized by State Senator

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In a special luncheon held this past March hosted by Senator Bob Archuleta, 17 local honorees were recognized as the 2023 Women of... Read More → Local Resident Recognized by State Senator

Local Boxer Wins Big in Mexico

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Local boxer Nathan “El Morenito” Rodriguez made his United States debut on his 18th birthday in his hometown of Pico Rivera last... Read More → Local Boxer Wins Big in Mexico

Rio Hondo Park Nature Program – Explore With Us

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Last May, the City’s Park and Recreation Department was awarded over $481,000 from the California State Parks- Outdoor Equity Grants... Read More → Rio Hondo Park Nature Program – Explore With Us

Easter Eggstravaganza

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LAST MONTH, hundreds descended onto the grounds of Pico Park for the annual Easter Eggstravaganza. For the first time since 2019, an Easter... Read More → Easter Eggstravaganza

Parks and Recreation Picks Up Three Awards

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CPRS Awards the City’s Department for Innovation in Design and Programming It’s a Goal for the Roldan Mini-Pitch The City’s Parks and... Read More → Parks and Recreation Picks Up Three Awards

Summer Camp Registrations to Begin

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Registrations for the City’s popular Summer Camp Program are now being accepted at the Department of Parks and Recreation Office and Pico... Read More → Summer Camp Registrations to Begin

More Funds Dive In for Pool Renovation

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The Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Janice Hahn, allocated $10 million to fund the renovation of the Smith Park... Read More → More Funds Dive In for Pool Renovation

City to Observe Building Safety Month

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Promoting building safety through the regulation and enforcement of construction codes is the top priority of the City’s Building... Read More → City to Observe Building Safety Month

Yard Sales

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Help the Environment Summer is here, which probably means that the piles of clutter you discovered during spring cleaning are still, well,... Read More → Yard Sales

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 25 from 11:00 a.m. to... Read More → City to Host Summer Life Saving Blood Drive

Memorial Day

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

ADA Improvements Continue at City Hall

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As we mentioned in an earlier edition of the Profile, City Hall and City Hall West have been undergoing construction to make American with... Read More → ADA Improvements Continue at City Hall

City Officials Discuss State of the Community

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City officials returned to the Pio Pico Woman’s Club to share the State of the City report with club members during a regular club... Read More → City Officials Discuss State of the Community

Diving Into the Future

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In a City Council meeting held last month, plans for the Smith Park Aquatic Center were shown to the City Council as the City continues to... Read More → Diving Into the Future

Senior Club Elections for 2023

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Shade Lane Senior Club held their elections for office earlier this year as they celebrate 63 years as a Senior Social Club.... Read More → Senior Club Elections for 2023

Rio Hondo College Hosts Virtual Meet and Greet with Superintendent/President

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Rio Hondo College is hosting a Virtual Coffee with the Superintendent/President on Friday, April 21, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. This virtual... Read More → Rio Hondo College Hosts Virtual Meet and Greet with Superintendent/President

Local Library Updates

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The Pico Rivera Library is currently providing residents with free feminine hygiene products through a program offered by Baby2Baby and... Read More → Local Library Updates

El Rancho High School Girls’ Soccer Team Makes History

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What a year it was for the El Rancho Girls Soccer Team. For the first time in their history, the team advanced to the CIF finals and the... Read More → El Rancho High School Girls’ Soccer Team Makes History

They’re Back To Competing

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Students from South Ranchito Elementary REACH are preparing for the annual REACH Olympics held at El Rancho High School. REACH participants... Read More → They’re Back To Competing

Community Outreach Begins Ambitious City Revitalization Programs

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The City invited residents to take part in a series of Town Hall Community Meetings to discuss a couple of ambitious City projects, Pico... Read More → Community Outreach Begins Ambitious City Revitalization Programs

Pico Rivera In His Words

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During a City Council meeting last month, Steve Soto, a former resident of the City, stopped by to read a poem he had written specifically... Read More → Pico Rivera In His Words

Chamber to Host Job and Community Resource Fair

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The Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Spring 2023 Pico Rivera Community Resource and Job Fair on Saturday, April 22 at... Read More → Chamber to Host Job and Community Resource Fair

Local Restaurants Can Apply for Relief Grants

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Southern California Gas Company has contributed $1 million in aid to help small restaurant owners through the Restaurants Care Resilience... Read More → Local Restaurants Can Apply for Relief Grants

City Welcomes New Business

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The City of Pico Rivera, along with the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the newest business to the City last month, El Chilito.... Read More → City Welcomes New Business

City Implements Cutting-Edge Water Treatment Solution to Remove Harmful Chemicals From Drinking Water

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The City is taking the final steps in bringing safer water to the Community with the installation of Water Treatment Vessels at the... Read More → City Implements Cutting-Edge Water Treatment Solution to Remove Harmful Chemicals From Drinking Water

City Elevates Its Presence with Legislative Platform Adoption

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In a City Council Meeting held in February, the City Council adopted its first-ever Legislative Platform. The purpose of the Legislative... Read More → City Elevates Its Presence with Legislative Platform Adoption

El Rancho Unified School District Opens New Clubhouse

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The El Rancho Unified School District, in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department... Read More → El Rancho Unified School District Opens New Clubhouse

Senior Club Elections for 2023

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The City’s Senior Clubs are back and they have selected their officers for 2023. Congratulations, and best of luck to each of the... Read More → Senior Club Elections for 2023

Whittier Narrows Dam Update

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In last month’s edition of the Profile, we provided an update on the Whittier Narrows Dam Project. The Project is currently in progress,... Read More → Whittier Narrows Dam Update

Crossing Into Retirement

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For over 19 years, one individual has crossed thousands of students on a daily basis, providing a smile and safety. Lucille Martinez... Read More → Crossing Into Retirement

Fire Affects Golf Course

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Early last month, a fire was started in the storage area of the Pico Rivera Golf Club. The fire was reported just after 10:30 p.m. on the... Read More → Fire Affects Golf Course

City Council Approves Mercury Project

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During a City Council meeting held in January, the Pico Rivera City Council voted to approve the Mercury Project, a 255 unit mixed-use... Read More → City Council Approves Mercury Project

Easter Eggstavaganza

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Easter Eggstravaganza Returns to Pico Park Hop on over to Pico Park for the City’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 8,... Read More → Easter Eggstavaganza

Congresswoman Provides Funding for PAD Park

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In a check presentation ceremony held last month, United States Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez, 38th District, presented City Officials... Read More → Congresswoman Provides Funding for PAD Park

Santa Fe Springs Filter Exchange Event

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Date: March 11, 2023, Saturday  Time: 10a.m. to 2p.m.  Address: AutoZone, 11560 Telegraph Rd., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670  At the event,... Read More → Santa Fe Springs Filter Exchange Event

Stay Informed with Alert LA County

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Critical, updated information about emergencies and disasters that strike Southern California is available through ALERT LA County, the... Read More → Stay Informed with Alert LA County

Pizza with a Cop

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3-year old Xavier Hernandez sits between Capt. Jodi Hutak and Deputy Jonathan Rhoads in a photo submitted by Xavier’s mom, Karina... Read More → Pizza with a Cop

What’s Your School of Choice

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It’s that time of the year to begin to think about the next school for your children. The El Rancho Unified School District invites you... Read More → What’s Your School of Choice

Student Wellness Center Opens at El Rancho

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Last month, students from El Rancho High School joined El Rancho High School Administration and officials from the El Rancho Unified School... Read More → Student Wellness Center Opens at El Rancho

See What’s Up at Your Local Libraries

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Both the Pico Rivera Library and the Rivera Library are gearing up for another year of providing reading opportunities and community... Read More → See What’s Up at Your Local Libraries

Beginners Yoga to be Offered at Smith Park

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Start the New Year stress-free with Beginners Yoga offered at Smith Park on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning March 1. Increase your... Read More → Beginners Yoga to be Offered at Smith Park

Be a Responsible Dog Owner

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Having dogs as pets brings a number of responsibilities, including protecting the safety of your animal and others, respecting the rights... Read More → Be a Responsible Dog Owner

Come Join The Team!

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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department is looking to fill a few part-time positions. REACH Afterschool Program The Department... Read More → Come Join The Team!

Kid’s Spring Camp Offered

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The City’s popular Spring Camp Program returns this March to Pico Park. The Camp Program is for children in Kindergarten through 8th... Read More → Kid’s Spring Camp Offered

Curbing Coyote Sightings in the City

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Coyotes are smart adaptable canines that have learned to live comfortably alongside people in residential neighborhoods. Lately, residents... Read More → Curbing Coyote Sightings in the City

Work to Begin Soon on City Hall Property

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City Hall will soon be closed to the general public as City Officials begin work on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements to... Read More → Work to Begin Soon on City Hall Property

Dam Performs as Expected During Recent Storms

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Whittier Narrows Dam performed as designed during January rains Last month, the entire State was drenched in what many perceived was... Read More → Dam Performs as Expected During Recent Storms

Free Bulk Dumping Day

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Fiscal Year 2021 – 2022 Accomplishments Report

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On January 24th, 2023, the City Council of the great City of Pico Rivera presented its Fiscal Year 2021-22 Accomplishments Report. This... Read More → Fiscal Year 2021 – 2022 Accomplishments Report

A newly renovated playground at Rio Hondo Park

Winter 2023 Park Facility Hours

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The City’s Park Facilities Operating Schedule has been updated for the Winter! Please see the schedule to see the hours of your... Read More → Winter 2023 Park Facility Hours

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