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Virginia Eugenio years old

12134 Louis Ave
Whittier CA 90605

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Whittier's roots can be traced to Spanish soldier Manuel Nieto. In 1784, Nieto received a Spanish land grant of 300,000 acres (1,200 km2), Rancho Los Nietos, as a reward for his military service and to encourage settlement in California. The area of Nieto's land grant was reduced in 1790 as the result of a dispute with Mission San Gabriel. Nonetheless, Nieto still had claim to 167,000 acres (680 km2) stretching from the hills north of Whittier, Fullerton and Brea, south to the Pacific Ocean, and from what is known today as the Los Angeles River east to the Santa Ana River. Nieto built a rancho for his family near Whittier, and purchased cattle and horses for his ranch and also planted cornfields. When Nieto died in 1804, his children inherited their father's property.

At the time of the Mexican–American War, much of the land that would become Whittier was owned by Pio Pico, a rancher and the last Mexican governor of Alta California. Pio Pico built a hacienda here on the San Gabriel River, known today as Pio Pico State Historic Park. Following the Mexican–American War, German immigrant Jacob F. Gerkens paid $234 to the U.S. government to acquire 160 acres (0.6 km2) of land under the Homestead Act and built the cabin known today as the Jonathan Bailey House. Gerkens would later become the first chief of police of the Los Angeles Police Department. Gerkens' land was owned by several others before a group of Quakers purchased it and expanded it to 1,259 acres (5 km2), with the intent of founding a Quaker community. The area soon became known as a thriving citrus ranching region, with "Quaker Brand" fruit being shipped all over the United States. Later, walnut trees were also planted, and Whittier became the largest walnut grower in the United States. In addition to walnuts and citrus, Whittier was also a major producer of pampas grass.

For many years, the sole means of transport from this area to Los Angeles was on foot, or via horse and wagon over rough dirt roads, impeding settlement, development, and the export of agriculture. Thus in 1887 "enterprising and aggressive businessmen" contracted with the Southern Pacific Railroad to build the first railroad spur to Whittier, including a depot. The businessmen covered the $43,000 construction cost for the six-mile spur, which branched off from the Southern Pacific mainline at a junction near what is now Studebaker Road between Firestone Boulevard and Imperial Highway. By 1906, 650 carloads of oranges and 250 carloads of lemons were shipped annually by rail. In 1904, the Pacific Electric opened the trolley line known as "Big Red Cars" from Los Angeles to Whittier. In the first two decades, over a million passengers a year rode to and from Los Angeles on the Whittier line. Groves of walnuts were planted in 1887 and eventually Whittier was known as the primary walnut growing town in the United States. After World War II Whittier grew rapidly and the sub-dividing of orange groves began, driven by housing shortages in southern California. In 1955 the new Civic Center complex was completed and the City Council met in new chambers for the first time on March 8, 1955. The city continued to grow as the City annexed portions of Whittier Boulevard and East Whittier. The 1961 annexation added over 28,000 people to the population, bringing the total to about 67,000.

In the founding days of Whittier, when it was a small isolated town, Jonathan Bailey and his wife, Rebecca, were among the first residents. They followed the Quaker religious faith and practice, and held religious meetings on their porch. Other early settlers, such as Aquila Pickering, espoused the Quaker faith. As the city grew, the citizens named it after John Greenleaf Whittier, a respected Quaker poet, and deeded a lot to him. Whittier wrote a dedication poem, and is honored today with statues and a small exhibit at the Whittier museum; a statue of him sits in Whittier's Central Park, and another representing his poem The Barefoot Boy used to reside by the City Hall. Whittier never set foot there, but the city still bears his name and is rooted in the Quaker tradition.

The first Quaker meetings were held on the front porch of the Jonathan Bailey House. Eventually, as more Quakers arrived, the need for an actual Meeting House arose and the first Quaker meeting house was built on the corner of Comstock Avenue and Wardman Street in 1887. The meeting soon outgrew this 100 seat meeting house and a new larger building was erected on the corner of Philadelphia Street and Washington Avenue in 1902. By 1912, membership had grown to 1,200 and a third building was dedicated on the same site in 1917. With a capacity of 1,700, the 1917 meeting house featured a balcony and was constructed of brick with mahogany paneling and pews. The present meeting house, dedicated in 1975, features many architectural elements and materials from the 1917 building including the stained glass windows and mahogany interior. The Quakers also founded Whittier Academy (later Whittier College), and additional meetings met in East Whittier and at Whittier College's Mendenhall. Both the Mendenhall meeting and the East Whittier meeting kept the silent meeting longer than the main church.

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Crime TypeReportedincidentsWhittier/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder55.74.65.3
Rape1517.237.241.7
Robbery137157.2143.298.0
Assault143164.1264.2248.9
Violent Crime300344449383
Burglary420482.0446.9430.4
Theft1,7742,035.81,623.91,694.4
Vehicle Theft313359.2425.9237.4
Property Crime2,5072,8772,4972,362


StatisticAmount
Land Area6 sq/miles
Water Area0 sq/miles
Occupied Housing Units10,527
Median Household Income67,482
Population40,331
Population Density7,136 /mile
Housing Units10,897
Median Home Value357,100

EthnicityCountPercent
White24,17159%
Black Or African American4961%
American Indian Or Alaskan Native4651%
Asian1,3983%
Native Hawaiian Other Pacific Islander1060%
Other Race12,03429%
Two Or More Races1,6614%

Education LevelCountPercent
Less than High School Diploma7,16727%
High School Graduate12,65048%
Associates degree2,2158%
Bachelors degree2,70610%
Masters degree1,0143%
Professional school degree3311%
Doctorate degree1550%

Transport MethodCountPercent
Car truck or van16,19190%
Public transportation4162%
Taxicab00%
Motorcycle260%
Bicycle Walked or Other Means6003%
Worked at Home6173%

Schools Close To Virginia Eugenio - Whittier
East Whittier Middle School 14421 E. Whittier Blvd. Whittier, CA 90605 Middle/Elementary
Laurel Elementary 13550 Lambert Rd. Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary
Mulberry Elementary 14029 E. Mulberry Dr. Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary
Ocean View Elementary 14359 E. Second St. Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary
Lake Marie Elementary 10001 Carmenita Rd. Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary
Loma Vista Elementary 13463 E. Meyer Rd. Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary
Carmela Elementary 13300 Lakeland Rd. Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary
Richard L. Graves Middle School 13243 E. Los Nietos Rd. Whittier, CA 90605 Middle/Secondary
Sierra Vista High (alternative) 9401 S. Painter Ave. Whittier, CA 90605 High/Secondary
La Serna High School 15301 E. Youngwood Dr. Whittier, CA 90605 High/Secondary
Frontier High (continuation) 9401 S. Painter Ave. Whittier, CA 90605 High/Secondary
Shepherd Center Pre School 15215 Janine Dr Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary
Mulberry Tree Preschool 13841 E Christine Dr. Whittier, CA 90605 Primary/Elementary

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