An early version of the symbol for the city was the avocado
History Of The Avocado
The Remarkable Avocado Flower
How To Prune An Avocado
Avocados In The Heights - 1972 (good reading, even in 1999)
The Original Haas Avocado Tree On West Rd.
See a Whittier Daily News article about the May 18, 2002 Avocado Festival
California Avocado Commission