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Freshen Up Your Whittier Area Home With Houseplants!

by The Domis Team

Looking for an easy way to freshen up the decor in your Whittier Area home? Add some beautiful houseplants! Houseplants add interest to the interior design of your home with new textures, colors, and shapes. They have additional added benefits as well! They help your home's air quality, reduce sickness, increase focus, and much more! While it's up to you exactly what houseplants you want to add to your home, here are some helpful tips on how to choose them!


1. Determine where in the home you want to add the plants. Based on the decor needs and growing conditions (i.e. brightness of the location) of the spot, you will be better able to find a plant that matches those particular needs.


2. Another important factor to consider when picking out plants is how much care you want to put into it. Some plants require more constant attention than others. Foliage plants tend to need the easiest care and last throughout the year. Flowering plants are often more temperamental and seasonal. Along the same lines, decide whether you want to start the plant from a seed or care for one that has already bloomed initially. Growing a plant from a seed is an incredibly rewarding process but takes more time and care whereas maintaining a plant is often easier.


3. Find a reputable store to purchase your houseplants from them. The plants should look healthy in the store so you know that they have been properly cared for. This ensures that they will last once you bring them home.


4. Don't just look at the store, however. There are other places to purchase seeds and plants, especially of the rarer variety. Look at catalogs, garden magazines, and plant societies for unique options. Just make sure any place you order from has a money back guarantee since plants can easily get damaged in transit.


5. Do a thorough examination of the plant before buying. Make sure the stems and leaves are firm, the foliage is lush and colorful, and there is no waxy film on the plant. There should also be evidence of new growth.


6. Check the soil with your fingers. Repot the plants if the soil feels very loose or very compacted, in order to ensure proper growth of your plant.


7. Look for signs of insects or disease. Both of these will easily spread to other plants in your home so it is best to avoid them at all costs. The best areas to check are locations where the branches join the stem.


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All kinds of treasures await you at this MOVING SALE!

by The Domis Team


Friday, Oct. 19 & Saturday, Oct. 20

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day

9357 Parrot Ave, Downey CA

This sale includes collectibles, holiday decor, kitchen items, furniture, clothing and more!

Join us this weekend to find your treasures.

Find Fresh, Healthy Produce in Southern California!

by The Domis Team

Unlike many parts of the country, the beautiful weather in Southern California allows residents to access incredible farmers markets throughout the year! California is home to some of the best produce and locally made goods around! All this is right at your fingertips during the local FARMERS MARKETS throughout the Whittier area. Every week you can stock up on the most delicious fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy products, baked goods, and stunning flowers, handmade goods, and so much more. Along with helping you and your family maintain a healthy lifestyle, farmers markets help promote economic development by connecting the community with local farmers and artisans. Come discover all the incredible weekly farmers markets in our area and take advantage of the fresh, natural bounty of the southern California landscape!


Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market

When: Thursdays | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Center Street Promenade, Anaheim


Brea Farmer's Market

When: Thursdays | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Birch Street & State College Boulevard, Brea


Fullerton Market

When: Thursdays | 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Downtown Plaza (Wilshire Avenue), Fullerton


Whittier Certified Farmers' Market

When: Fridays | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: 13018 Philadelphia Street, Whittier


Downtown Downey Farmers' Market

When: Saturdays | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Downey Avenue (between 2nd & 3rd Streets), Downey


Buena Park Farmers Market

When: Saturdays | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: La Palma Avenue, Buena Park


Back 2 School in Greater Whittier!

by The Domis Team

School bells are about to start ringing throughout the Greater Whittier Area! The first day of school is here! Fill up those backpacks with all the necessary supplies and get your young scholars ready to head back to school! Here are the first days of school for all of the public school districts in our area.


Hacienda La Puente Unified School District | 15959 East Gale Avenue, City Of Industry

First Day of School: Wednesday, August 8th

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


Fullerton Joint Union High School District | 1051 West Bastanchury Road, Fullerton

First Day of School: Monday, August 13th

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


East Whittier City School District | 14535 East Whittier Boulevard, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 14th

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


Lowell Joint School District | 11019 Valley Home Avenue, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 14th (Grade 7) & Wednesday, August 15th (Grades TK-6)

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


Whittier City School District | 7211 South Whittier Avenue, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 14th (Grade 6) & Wednesday, August 15th (Grades TK-5, 7-12)

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


Whittier Union High School District | 14535 East Whittier Boulevard, Whittier

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 14th (Grade 9) & Wednesday, August 15th (Grades 10-12)

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


Downey Unified School District | 11627 Brookshire Avenue, Downey

First Day of School: Wednesday, August 15th

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


Norwalk - La Mirada Unified School District | 12820 Pioneer Boulevard, Norwalk

First Day of School: Thursday, August 16th

2018 - 2019 District Calendar


La Habra City School District | 500 North Walnut Street, La Habra

First Day of School: Monday, August 20th (Grades TK-7) & Tuesday, August 21st (Grade 8)

2018 - 2019 District Calendar

The Domis Team wishes all local students a fun and successful 2018-2019 school year!!!

Celebrate Memorial Day in the Greater Whittier Area!

by The Domis Team

Memorial Day Weekend is here! This unofficial start of summer will be filled with family gatherings, delicious BBQs, and outdoor recreational activities. In between all of the fun that the long weekend holds, it is important to remember the true reason for the holiday. Memorial Day serves as a reminder of all the sacrifices that the brave men and women of our armed forces make everyday to protect us and our great country. Spend time this weekend thanking and honoring the United States veterans and current military service men and women for their efforts. Celebrate the holiday by checking out the numerous remembrance events taking place throughout the greater Whittier area this weekend.



There are two fantastic community events taking place in Whittier to commemorate the holiday. Join the Whittier City Council for their 2018 Memorial Day Program. The event takes place from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Monday, May 28th, at the Whittier City Hall Peace Memorial (13230 Penn Street). Light refreshments will be served. Afterwards, head over to Rose Hills Memorial Park (3888 Workman Mill Road) at 11:00 am for the 98th Annual Memorial Day Observance. This event features on Monday at 11:00 am. Head to Rose Hills Memorial Park (3888 Workman Mill Road, Whittier) to see Remembrance trees, a keynote address by Colonel Michael L. Herman (California State Military Reserve), a vintage plane fly over, and military vehicle display.


Downey will also be celebrating the holiday during their 6th Annual Memorial Day Street Festival. On Monday, May 28th, from noon to 10:00 pm, find a multitude of great holiday activities for the whole family to enjoy. Head over to Bastards American Canteen (11045 Downey Avenue) for live musical performances, beer garden, veteran vendors, Memorial Day TAPS ceremony, Marine Corps vehicle display, Save The Brave annual clothing drive for homeless veterans, and so much more.

Live Music Schedule

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Warren HS Jazz Band
  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Grupo Bohemio (Latin Rock)
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Dub8 (Reggae Rock)
  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | LADY ZEP (Classic Rock)


The Domis Team extends a sincere THANK YOU to all of our veterans and active service members! We wish everyone in the Whittier area and beyond a Happy & Safe Memorial Day Weekend!

Family Fun Easter Events in Greater Los Angeles!

by The Domis Team

The Easter Bunny is heading to Greater Los Angeles for some holiday fun! Get in the holiday spirit with fantastic community events your whole family will enjoy!



Date: Saturday, March 24th

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Parnell Park (15390 Lambert Road, Whittier)

Cost: $5 wristbands

Enjoy visits from the Easter Bunny, crafts, dinosaur excavations, face painting, inflatables, and a helicopter egg drop!  


Egg Night

Date: Friday, March 30th

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: La Bonita Park (1440 West Whittier Boulevard, La Habra)

Cost: $10 per child

Egg hunts aren’t just for the littlest ones. This fun nighttime hunt is open to children ages 7 to 13. They will enjoy fun activities and a glowing hunt. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling (562) 383-4200 or in person at the Community Center (101 West La Habra Boulevard).


Spring Family Eggstravaganza

Date: Saturday, March 31st

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: La Bonita Park (1440 West Whittier Boulevard, La Habra)

Cost: $2 wristbands

Come to this 17th annual event for a family fun morning. Along with the helicopter egg drops and hunts for a variety of age groups, there will be an Eggs-treme Kids Zone filled with games, crafts, inflatables, balloon twisters, and a DJ! Parents will enjoy checking out the Community Resource Fair put together by the La Habra Family Resource Center.


Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, March 31st

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: La Mirada Regional Park (13701 Adelfa Drive, La Mirada)

Cost: FREE!

Grab your basket and hop on over to La Mirada for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. Check out the bounce house, petting zoo, games, crafts, and live music. Have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Eat some delicious pancakes from the La Mirada’s Kiwanis Club.


Brunch with the Bunny

Date: Saturday, March 24th

Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Golden Park (8840 Golden Street, Downey)

Cost: Call (562) 904-7238

This festive day features a delicious pancake breakfast, fun carnival games, great live entertainment, and memorable photos with the Easter Bunny!


The Domis Team wishes everyone a very happy Easter!


Halloween Fun in Southern California!

by The Domis Team

Frightful fun is just around the corner! Halloween is next week! Get in the festive spirit throughout Southern California. Enjoy events filled with ghosts and goblins, deliciously sweet candy, and entertaining frights!


Halloween Capers

Date: Saturday, October 28th

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Uptown Whittier

Join the Whittier Uptown Association for an afternoon of festive fun. Trick or treating, face painting, arts and crafts, costume contest for all ages at 4:00 pm


Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade

Date: Saturday, October 28th

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Downtown Anaheim

A southern California tradition since 1924, do not miss the annual Halloween Parade. See the Headless Horseman as he leads an assortment of creatures and spooky characters through downtown. Be sure to also swing by the Fall Festival, for live entertainment, haunted house, pumpkin patch, trick or treating, craft fair, and much more.



Date: Tuesday, October 31st

Time: 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Neff Park

Head to La Mirada’s Neff Estate for the annual Halloweenfest. Get scared in the haunted maze. Wear your best costume and compete in the contest. Go trick or treating, check out the games and craft booths, and so much more!


Halloween at the Museum

Date: Tuesday, October 31st

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Whittier Museum

Enjoy a night of safe trick or treating, games, crafts, snacks, and more for the whole family.


Halloween Pumpkin Patch

Date: Tuesday, October 31st

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Apollo Park

Find your perfect pumpkin and more festive fun in Downey.  


LHHIA Halloween Haunt

Date: Tuesday, October 31st

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: The Park

Wear your best contest and grab your goody bag for some trick or treating, photo booths, games, and more fun in La Habra Heights.


The Domis Team wishes everyone a frightfully fun and safe Halloween!


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