WHITTIER – A man accused of stabbing his sister’s ex-boyfriend 11 times with a pocket knife has been released on bond, police said Monday. Caleb Joshua Banuelos was released on $30,000 bail and will appear in court in 60 days, Whittier Police Department spokeswoman Officer Diana Salazar said. Banuelos, 26, was arrested Sunday after the attack in the 10600 block of Cordoba Court. He bailed out later that day. He allegedly stabbed Jerry Ortiz in the chest during a fight, Salazar said. Banuelos’ mother was stabbed once in the arm when she tried to break up the fight. She was treated and released, Salazar said. Ortiz was taken to County USC Medical Center. His condition Monday was unknown. Hospital officials did not return a phone call. City election applicants sought SANTA FE SPRINGS – The candidate filing period for the city’s Nov. 6 election, in which two seats are open, is July 16 through Aug. 10. Candidate packets to serve a four-year term can be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall, 11710 E. Telegraph Road. For more information, call (562) 868-0511, Ext. 7314. Puppeteer to visit library SANTA FE SPRINGS – Richard Woloski will performs his puppet show, “Who Framed the Big Bad Wolf Puppet and Magic Show,” from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Santa Fe Springs Public Library, 11700 Telegraph Road. Admission is free. For more information, call (562) 868-7738. DUI checkpoint set for weekend WHITTIER – The Whittier Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 10 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday in the area of Washington Boulevard and Lambert Road, officials announced. For more information, call Sgt. Dan Lowe at (562) 945-8256. Cool off at public places for summer PICO RIVERA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina has designated 10 “cooling-off” sites throughout her district to help people stay cool during hot summer days. Community and senior centers and some nonprofit agencies will provide a cool environment and water. Locally, residents can go to the Pico Rivera Senior Center, 9200 Mines Ave., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. For more information, call (213) 738-4004 or (877) 477-3646. L.A. General Plan to be discussed SOUTH WHITTIER – Los Angeles County has released its draft preliminary General Plan and will conduct seven community meetings from July 17 through Aug. 6, seeking public comment. The General Plan update provides the county with a “vision” for land-use decisions and development during the next 20 years, officials said. The public meetings will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Locally, meetings are scheduled for July 17 at the South Whittier Community Resource Center, 10750 Laurel Ave., South Whittier; and on Aug. 2 at the East Los Angeles Library, 4837 E. Third St., East Los Angeles. For more information, call (213) 974-6417 or e-mail [email protected] The plan also can be viewed online at www.planning.lacounty.gov. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!