HACIENDA HEIGHTS – Authorities have identified Kevin Michael King as the driver who was killed when his pickup truck hit a light pole over the weekend. The fatal crash happened at 1:35 a.m. Saturday when it was raining. A 2002 Toyota pickup was traveling east on Colima Road approaching Sierra Peak Way at an unknown speed when the driver lost control during the rain, according to Sgt. Royal Nelson of the California Highway Patrol. Nelson said the pickup crashed into a light pole and the driver died at the scene. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said King, 25, of Rowland Heights, died of blunt trauma. It also said the crash has been ruled as an accident. Watch meeting slated for tonight SOUTH WHITTIER – A Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at Telechron Elementary School, 11200 Telechron Ave. Officials from Los Angeles County Fire and Sheriff’s departments and the California Highway Patrol are expected to be present. For information, call (562) 698-7645. VFW post plans fish fry on Friday SANTA FE SPRINGS – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3752 will hold a fish fry from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at its post, 11912 Rivera Road. Cost is $6. For more information, call (562) 698-9059. Free blood sugar testing offered WHITTIER – Free blood sugar testing will be offered 9a.m. Thursday at the Uptown Senior Center, 13225 Walnut St., and 1:30 p.m. the same day at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road. For more information, call (562) 464-3370 or (562)464-3350. Council seeks teaching volunteers WHITTIER – The Whittier Area Literacy Council is looking for volunteers to take part in tutor training from 9 a.m. to noon beginning Saturday. Volunteers will train for four consecutive Saturdays through Nov. 17 at the Literacy Center, 12911 Hadley St. The center will train tutors to teach literacy and English as a Second Language. The center tutors 68 students with more than 40 people on the waiting list for ESL, children’s literacy and adult literacy. For more information, call (562) 698-6598. Group to present Shakespeare scenes WHITTIER – The Whittier Cultural Arts Foundation is presenting a special program of scenes from four Shakespeare plays at 10 a.m. Monday and Oct. 23 and 24 at the Whittier Center Theatre, 7630 Washington Ave. The program, presented by TheaterCreations and funded by the Whittier Cultural Arts Foundation, centers on a seasonal theme with scenes from “MacBeth,” “The Tempest,” “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Between the scenes, the actors will relate facts and information about Shakespeare’s life and theater customs. The program is directed at middle school students who will find the various plots and situations in the plays entertaining. For more information, call (562) 693-1105. Story time and more for toddlers SANTA FE SPRINGS – The Santa Fe Springs Public Library, 11700 Telegraph Road, hosts a preschool story time at 10 a.m. every Wednesday. Parents are encouraged to bring their children up to 5 years old to the library for songs, stories, crafts and a snack. Stay after story time for kids to play with educational toys or try out the library’s new computers designed just for its young patrons. No registration or fees are required for this program. For more information, call (562) 868-7738. – 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!