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ABCUSD NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

ABCUSD NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

BY BRIAN HEWS In November 2018, the ABC Unified School District finally passed a much needed infrastructure bond to replace the District’s aging facilities. One of the requirements…

NY TIMES: Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from families than previously known

NY TIMES: Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from families than previously known

The Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border than it previously admitted, according to a federal audit. Read the latest Comments…

Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees Narrows Trustee-Area Maps to Three

Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees Narrows Trustee-Area Maps to Three

WHITTIER – The Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees has selected three draft trustee area maps to consider as the District transitions from at-large elections to…

Letter to the Editor: Downey Mayor’s Corner 

Letter to the Editor: Downey Mayor’s Corner 

By Rick Rodriguez Happy New Year Downey! I hope all of you had a wonderful time with your family during the holidays, 2019 promises to be great one…

SHARE HOPE USA BRINGS CHRISTMAS JOY TO THE HOMELESS

SHARE HOPE USA BRINGS CHRISTMAS JOY TO THE HOMELESS

    SYMOND BOSCHETTO, with the help of his father Russell, established Share Hope USA at the age of eight. Symond is seen here at a homeless camp…

LASD ANNOUNCES OPENING OF LARGE ANIMAL EVACUATION CENTERS

LASD ANNOUNCES OPENING OF LARGE ANIMAL EVACUATION CENTERS

  STAFF REPORT WHAT: Opening of evacuation centers for large animals WHEN: Tuesday, January 15th 2019 8:00 a.m. WHERE: Evacuation centers for large animals are available at the…

Jan 11-17, 2019 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

Jan 11-17, 2019 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

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THE GARDENS CASINO IN HAWAIIAN GARDENS KICKS OFF FIGHT NIGHT SERIES WITH ROY ENGLEBRECHT PROMOTIONS

THE GARDENS CASINO IN HAWAIIAN GARDENS KICKS OFF FIGHT NIGHT SERIES WITH ROY ENGLEBRECHT PROMOTIONS

AFTER MORE than three decades of delivering boxing events to fight fans in intimate settings throughout Southern California, Roy Englebrecht Promotions announced  this past Wednesday that in 2019,…

Federal Jury Orders Mongols Motorcycle Gang to Forfeit Logos

Federal Jury Orders Mongols Motorcycle Gang to Forfeit Logos   Verdict Affects Patches Worn by Mongols Members and Follows Conviction of Gang on RICO Offenses for Decades of…

Yvonne Salgado Receives Downey Mayor’s Servant Heart Award

Yvonne Salgado Receives Downey Mayor’s Servant Heart Award

Mayor Rick Rodriguez with his first Mayors Servant Heart Award recipient Yvonne Salgado. Photos courtesy of T. McDuff   By Tammye McDuff Long time resident Yvonne Salgado received…

CERRITOS RESIDENT STEAMING ABOUT DOG WALKERS’ LACK OF CLEAN-UP 

CERRITOS RESIDENT STEAMING ABOUT DOG WALKERS’ LACK OF CLEAN-UP 

BY BRIAN HEWS AND TAMMYE MCDUFF According to Cerritos City Hall, it is the law to clean up after your pets, whether they are on sidewalks, private front yards,…

LAUSD Board Seat No. 5 Candidate Graciela Ortiz Surpasses $100,000 in Donations

LAUSD Board Seat No. 5 Candidate Graciela Ortiz Surpasses $100,000 in Donations

  Dollars raised demonstrate people-powered nature of Educator and Huntington Park City Councilwoman’s campaign.  HUNTINGTON PARK, CA- In another milestone of her campaign, Huntington Park City Councilwoman and LAUSD…

Tetzlaff Middle School student and St. John Bosco graduate Bryce Turner dies after experiencing “medical emergency”

Tetzlaff Middle School student and St. John Bosco graduate Bryce Turner dies after experiencing “medical emergency”

  STAFF REPORT 20-year-old California defensive back and St. John Bosco graduate Bryce Turner died after he experienced a “medical emergency” during a workout. The school said Thursday…

Smart Financial Moves to Make in 2019

Finance is an important part of life, so getting good at managing them is essential. It isn’t always the easiest thing to learn especially if you have adopted…

City News

Sources: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Exploring Run for 33rd State Senate Seat

Sources: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Exploring Run for 33rd State Senate Seat

Friday January 18, 2019 BY BRIAN HEWS Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has learned…

NBC NEWS: Retired LBPD Sergeant Don Campbell Fatally Shoots Himself Outside Substation

NBC NEWS: Retired LBPD Sergeant Don Campbell Fatally Shoots Himself Outside Substation

The decorated ex-sergeant, husband and father retired in December 2017 after more than 28 years…

Attempted Murder in Downey, Man Shot During Custody exchange

Attempted Murder in Downey, Man Shot During Custody exchange

    Downey Police are reporting an attempted murder that happened last Saturday night at 8140…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW: John Glenn boys basketball gets out of last place with road win against Whitney

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW: John Glenn boys basketball gets out of last place with road win against Whitney

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   It has been a very long season for…

LA PALMA’S STATION 13 RECEIVES NEW FIRE ENGINE

LA PALMA’S STATION 13 RECEIVES NEW FIRE ENGINE

  The Orange County Fire Authority recently purchased a new fire engine, which was delivered…

Cerritos braces for second round of storms

Cerritos braces for second round of storms

El Rancho Verde Park walkway after Monday’s storm. Photo by Jim McMahon. BY JIM MCMAHON…

Murder Charges Filed on Whittier Man Luis Rey Jimenez After Girlfriend Found Dead in Driveway

Murder Charges Filed on Whittier Man Luis Rey Jimenez After Girlfriend Found Dead in Driveway

  LOS ANGELES DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE:  January 9, 2019:  A man was charged today…

City of Hawaiian Gardens to Open RFP for New City Attorney, Appoints Interim City Attorney

City of Hawaiian Gardens to Open RFP for New City Attorney, Appoints Interim City Attorney

A statement sent to LCCN by the city of Hawaiian Gardens: On January 8, 2019,…

Dec. 31 – Jan. 6 Cerritos Sheriff’s Station Crime Report 

Dec. 31 – Jan. 6 Cerritos Sheriff’s Station Crime Report 

Saturday Jan 12, 2018 STAFF REPORT Robbery Two suspects entered a clothing store at the…

GANAHL LUMBER DONATES $20,000 TO YOUTH CENTER

GANAHL LUMBER DONATES $20,000 TO YOUTH CENTER

YOUTH CENTER ED Lina Lumme giving thanks to Ganahl Lumber for saving the day and…

South Gate Councilwoman Denise Diaz Announces Candidacy for California’s State Senate District 33

South Gate Councilwoman Denise Diaz Announces Candidacy for California’s State Senate District 33

  STAFF REPORT Receives endorsements from local elected leaders.   South Gate, CA – Today,…

Cerritos Council Will Consider Massive City Reforestation Plan

Cerritos Council Will Consider Massive City Reforestation Plan

Thursday January 10, 2019 By BRIAN HEWS Tree City USA has become Tree Problem USA…

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn Will Hold Jan. 10 Open House for New Field Office in Cerritos

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn Will Hold Jan. 10 Open House for New Field Office in Cerritos

  BY BRIAN HEWS Los Angeles County 4th District Supervisor Janice Hahn will hold an…

Thieves Stealing Car Batteries in La Palma

Thieves Stealing Car Batteries in La Palma

  STAFF REPORT On Tuesday, January 8, the La Palma Police Department received several reports…

Dec. 26, 2018 – Jan. 9, 2019 Bellflower Crime Summary

Over the past two weeks there have been (70) reported Part 1 crimes in the…

Political Scene

Sources: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Exploring Run for 33rd State Senate Seat

Sources: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Exploring Run for 33rd State Senate Seat

Friday January 18, 2019 BY BRIAN HEWS Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has learned through sources that embattled 58th District Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia is conducting an “exploratory…

NY TIMES: Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from families than previously known

NY TIMES: Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from families than previously known

The Trump administration separated thousands more migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border than it previously admitted, according to a federal audit. Read the latest Comments…

Letter to the Editor: Downey Mayor’s Corner 

Letter to the Editor: Downey Mayor’s Corner 

By Rick Rodriguez Happy New Year Downey! I hope all of you had a wonderful time with your family during the holidays, 2019 promises to be great one…

South Gate Councilwoman Denise Diaz Announces Candidacy for California’s State Senate District 33

South Gate Councilwoman Denise Diaz Announces Candidacy for California’s State Senate District 33

  STAFF REPORT Receives endorsements from local elected leaders.   South Gate, CA – Today, South Gate Councilwoman Denise Diaz announced her campaign for the Special Election of…

Federal Jury Orders Mongols Motorcycle Gang to Forfeit Logos

Federal Jury Orders Mongols Motorcycle Gang to Forfeit Logos   Verdict Affects Patches Worn by Mongols Members and Follows Conviction of Gang on RICO Offenses for Decades of…

LAUSD Board Seat No. 5 Candidate Graciela Ortiz Surpasses $100,000 in Donations

LAUSD Board Seat No. 5 Candidate Graciela Ortiz Surpasses $100,000 in Donations

  Dollars raised demonstrate people-powered nature of Educator and Huntington Park City Councilwoman’s campaign.  HUNTINGTON PARK, CA- In another milestone of her campaign, Huntington Park City Councilwoman and LAUSD…

Cerritos Optimist Club to Sponsor Oratorical Contest for Students

Cerritos Optimist Club to Sponsor Oratorical Contest for Students

STAFF REPORT The Optimist Club of Cerritos is encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic “IS THERE A FINE LINE BETWEEN OPTIMISM AND REALITY” as…

High School Sports

605 LEAGUE GIRLS SOCCER: Cerritos battles Artesia like good old times from Suburban League, posts another shutout

605 LEAGUE GIRLS SOCCER: Cerritos battles Artesia like good old times from Suburban League, posts another shutout

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   When they were situated in the Suburban League, Artesia High and Cerritos High would…

605 LEAGUE BOYS BASKETBALL: Cerritos nips depleted Artesia squad, catches Pioneers for second place

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter When the 2018-2019 high school basketball season began in the middle of November, the Artesia…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Valley Christian boys basketball earns first league win, Lady Defenders come close to theirs

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   It’s been a long season for the Valley Christian High boys basketball team, having…

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LEAGUE BASKETBALL: Dominguez posts rare doubleheader sweep against Gahr in league opener

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LEAGUE BASKETBALL: Dominguez posts rare doubleheader sweep against Gahr in league opener

Gahr High junior Clarissa Heredia tries to get past a pair of Dominguez High defenders in last Friday night’s San Gabriel…

605 LEAGUE BASKETBALL: Whitney girls rally in second half, hold off Cerritos in league opener

605 LEAGUE BASKETBALL: Whitney girls rally in second half, hold off Cerritos in league opener

  Artesia High sophomore Mariah Jarnet tries to keep the ball away from Whitney senior Kiana Sanchez in last Saturday night’s…

Tetzlaff Middle School student and St. John Bosco graduate Bryce Turner dies after experiencing “medical emergency”

Tetzlaff Middle School student and St. John Bosco graduate Bryce Turner dies after experiencing “medical emergency”

  STAFF REPORT 20-year-old California defensive back and St. John Bosco graduate Bryce Turner died after he experienced a “medical emergency”…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW: December tournaments give way to January league contests for area teams

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter For most of the area basketball and soccer teams, their respective league seasons kicked off…