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Ice Age Camel and Elephant Fossils Unearthed at Wilshire/La Brea Metro Purple Line Extension Construction Site

Metro Purple Line Extension workers excavating the future subway station at Wilshire and La Brea Avenue in L.A.’s Miracle Mile District have unearthed the station’s second Ice Age…

Female Burglar, Mesha Collins, Arrested at Drake’s House

Female Burglar, Mesha Collins, Arrested at Drake’s House

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Malibu/Los Hills Station detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a burglary that occurred at the residence of performing artist Aubrey…

Compton City Hall Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Compton City Hall Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

  Election Day Hoax?   By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News can confirm that a bomb threat was called into Compton City Hall today at 11:30 A.M.…

The Saywitz Company Negotiates Two Leases in Cerritos Totaling $2.4 Million

CERRITOS, Calif.— April 18, 2017 —The Saywitz Company, one of the largest privately held commercial real estate brokerage firms in Southern California, recently negotiated two leases in Cerritos,…

Evidence Indicates Compton Council Candidate Alin Hamade Does Not Live in City; Hamade Also Recently Registered to Vote in Compton

Evidence Indicates Compton Council Candidate Alin Hamade Does Not Live in City; Hamade Also Recently Registered to Vote in Compton

  Compton Council candidate Alin Hamade. By Brian Hews A Hews Media Group-Community News investigation has found that Compton 2nd District City Council candidate Alin Hamade, who has…

Mountain Biker Severely Injured Riding in Santiago Oaks Regional Park

Mountain Biker Severely Injured Riding in Santiago Oaks Regional Park

Santiago Oaks Regional Park, the area is studded with bike trails. Rescue units of the Metro-Net Division rescued an injured mountain biker below the trails of Santiago Oaks…

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Restaurant Hit With 13 Health Violations

FROM CNN (CNN)President Trump has promised to make America great again. Maybe he should start with the kitchen at Mar-a-Lago. The President’s posh resort in Palm Beach, Florida,…

NEWSWEEK ROBERT REICH: TRUMP’S 13 BROKEN PROMISES (SO FAR)

NEWSWEEK ROBERT REICH: TRUMP’S 13 BROKEN PROMISES (SO FAR)

  This article first appeared on RobertReich.org. 1. He said he wouldn’t bomb Syria. You bought it. Then he bombed Syria. 2. He said he’d build a wall…

L.A. Metro, China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation Conduct Signing Ceremony for New $178 Million Subway Car Contract

  Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) officials today joined executives from China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd. (CRRC) in a signing ceremony at the Union Station…

Bombshells Escort Agency in Norwalk Raided by Human Trafficking Task Force, 13 Guns and Cash Found, Omar Sanchez Taken Into Custody

Bombshells Escort Agency in Norwalk Raided by Human Trafficking Task Force, 13 Guns and Cash Found, Omar Sanchez Taken Into Custody

    On Friday, April 7, 2017, investigators with the L.A. Regional Human Trafficking Task Force executed search warrants at the business and residence of Omar Sanchez MH/37,…

Metro Launches New “Bike Share for Business” Discounted Pass Program

  The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has launched a new “Bike Share for Business” program that offers businesses a way to purchase discounted bike share…

Initiative Barring Illegal Aliens from Public Schools Filed with San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters

Requires illegal alien parents of American citizens to pay “non-resident” tuition rates (San Bernardino, CA, April 3, 2017) – Today, proponents of a local initiative that would prohibit…

Metro Partners with City, County and Local Community Organizations to Launch Community Market for Street Vendors at Westlake/MacArthur Park Subway Station

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today announced a new partnership with city, county and neighborhood organizations to open a community market where vendors can sell…

Whittier Daily News Reporter Sides With Corrupt Politicians

Whittier Daily News Reporter Sides With Corrupt Politicians

    Staff Report In what looks to be another obvious attempt to discredit community newspapers, Whittier Daily News reporter Mike Sprague, in an email sent to Hews…

Man Shot and Killed on N. Garfield Ave. in Montebello

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 800 block of North Garfield Avenue, Montebello, to assist Montebello Police Department personnel investigate the circumstances surrounding…

City News

Bruce Barrows Tried to Invalidate the Certification of Election Winners Grace Hu and Frank Yokoyama

Bruce Barrows Tried to Invalidate the Certification of Election Winners Grace Hu and Frank Yokoyama

___________________________________________________   By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained emails and documents showing that…

Man found dead in crawl space under Hawaiian Gardens home

By City News Service A man was found dead Wednesday in a crawl space beneath…

Montebello Unified Assistant Superintendent Made Questionable Purchases for President Lani Cupchoy, Paid Cupchoy’s Mother and Boyfriend Over $3,000 Per Month

Montebello Unified Assistant Superintendent Made Questionable Purchases for President Lani Cupchoy, Paid Cupchoy’s Mother and Boyfriend Over $3,000 Per Month

__________________________________ By Brian Hews For the past eighteen months, the Montebello Unified School District has…

Frank Yokoyama Ahead of Chuong Vo by 33 Votes in Cerritos City Council Race

By Brian Hews   In one of the closest races in Cerritos history, Frank Yokoyama…

Cerritos Election: Canvas Tomorrow 9 A.M. Council Chambers, Count Scheduled for Monday 3 P.M.

Cerritos Election: Canvas Tomorrow 9 A.M. Council Chambers, Count Scheduled for Monday 3 P.M.

___________________________________________________________________ By Brian Hews The city has scheduled a canvas of the remaining ballots for…

Cerritos City Council: Grace Hu Wins, Tight Race Remains Between Vo and Yokoyama

Cerritos City Council: Grace Hu Wins, Tight Race Remains Between Vo and Yokoyama

  Cerritos voters resoundingly chose former Mayor Grace Hu to fill one of the open…

Real Time Cerritos City Council Election Results

Updated Apr 11 2017 11:18PM Following are semi-official returns for April 11, 2017 Cerritos Municipal…

Commerce Based BIZ FED Once Again Influencing Cerritos’ Election Spending Thousands; Did BIZ FED Illegally Coordinate With Candidate?

________________________________________________ By Brian Hews Once again a business organization that has no ties to the…

Shooting at North Park Elementary School: 2 Adults Dead in Classroom, 2 Students Hospitalized in Possible Murder-Suicide

Shooting at North Park Elementary School: 2 Adults Dead in Classroom, 2 Students Hospitalized in Possible Murder-Suicide

Two adults were killed and two students were injured Monday morning at an elementary school…

CERRITOS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE CHUONG VO RETRACTS DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS PERPETRATED ON HEWS MEDIA GROUP

CERRITOS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE CHUONG VO RETRACTS DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS PERPETRATED ON HEWS MEDIA GROUP

    Emails between Vo and Hews show Vo lied in Facebook post, Vo joins…

HOME INVASION ROBBERY BY ARMED MEN IN CERRITOS, RESIDENT PISTOL WHIPPED BY ROBBER

HOME INVASION ROBBERY BY ARMED MEN IN CERRITOS, RESIDENT PISTOL WHIPPED BY ROBBER

  Deputies are on the lookout for three men wanted in connection with a home…

Cerritos City Council Candidate Bruce Barrows and His Attorney Threaten Hews Media Group Over Article

Barrows now says he did not retract his statement when emails from his attorney clearly…

Bicycle Casino Served With Federal Search Warrant

From several media outlets: Officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations confirmed…

DIRTY POLITICS: Bruce Barrows Retracts Defamatory Statements Targeting Hews Media Group-Community News

DIRTY POLITICS: Bruce Barrows Retracts Defamatory Statements Targeting Hews Media Group-Community News

Cerritos’ Elayne Shiohama, who was also involved in the attack with Barrows against HMG-CN, attacks a…

BREAKING NEWS: MUSD Board Terminates CBO Ruben Rojas

MOVE SHOULD INTENSIFY RECALL EFFORTS ON CARDENAS AND CUPCHOY. By Brian Hews In a 5-0…

LOCAL DEALS
Political Scene

New Sales and Use Tax Rates Go into Effect on April 1, 2017

Sacramento – The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) reminds Californians that new sales and use tax rates will take effect on April 1, 2017, as a result of voter-approved…

ABC Superintendent Dr. Mary Sieu Selected Superintendent of the Year

ABC Superintendent Dr. Mary Sieu Selected Superintendent of the Year

  Dr. Mary Sieu, Superintendent of the ABC Unified School District was recently selected by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region XIV as the 2017 Superintendent…

Los Angeles County Democratic Party Statement Regarding the Impacts of  Repealing the Affordable Care Act and Implementing “Trumpcare”

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chair and California Democratic Party Vice Chair Eric C. Bauman released the following statement regardingthe impacts of repealing the Affordable Care Act and implementing…

ELECTION 2016-HEWS MEDIA GROUP LIVE UPDATES OF LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS

ELECTION 2016-HEWS MEDIA GROUP LIVE UPDATES OF LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS

By Brian Hews With 99.92% of the vote counted, as usual there are candidates who cruised to a win and others who are stunned.   Long-time Cerritos College…

LAKEWOOD COUNCIL OPPOSES MEASURE M

By Tammye McDuff Cities in SE Los Angeles and South Bay area have been expressing resistance to Measure M over its alleged funding unfairness to south L.A. County.…

Statement of California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton on the Career of Legislator and Activist Tom Hayden

Tom Hayden, who died last night, was truly an icon. As a leader of the anti-war and social justice movement he was a saint of long shots and…

High School Sports

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW: Spring season winding down as teams seek playoff spots, league titles

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   With only three weeks left in the regular season, several baseball, softball, boys volleyball…

PAUL EASTER TOURNAMENT: Offense continues to struggle but Cerritos captures third place in AA division

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   LAKEWOOD-There are no words that the Cerritos High baseball coaching staff can say…

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LEAGUE BASEBALL: Gahr’s pitching baffles Warren hitters, scoreless streak extends to 29 innings

    By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   When the Gahr High baseball team began the season with a very…

SUBURBAN LEAGUE SOFTBALL: Alvarez, Artesia pick up milestone victory at Norwalk, end first round of league in fourth place

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter It was just a matter a time before the Artesia High softball program would finally…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW Whitney softball picks up first win in Academy League, routs Brethren Christian

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter After advancing to the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section Division 6 softball playoffs last season,…