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City of Commerce Pulls Out of Lawsuit Against Central Basin and Board of Directors

City of Commerce Pulls Out of Lawsuit Against Central Basin and Board of Directors

    BY BRIAN HEWS • May 24, 2020 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community Newspaper has learned that the Commerce City Council voted to remove themselves as party…

Protect Your Eyes During the COVID-19 “Stay-at-Home” Mandate

Protect Your Eyes During the COVID-19 “Stay-at-Home” Mandate

Prolonged Usage of Electronic Devices May Harm Your Eyes, Vision  At a time when we are spending more time sheltering at home as part of efforts to protect…

Cerritos will open tennis, pickleball, & Iron-Wood Nine Golf Course on May 24

  Effective Sunday, May 24, City of Cerritos tennis and pickleball courts and Iron-Wood Nine Golf Course will reopen for public use. Tennis courts are located at Cerritos…

APPLE-GOOGLE ‘EXPOSURE NOTIFICATION’ TOOL FOR TRACING EXPOSURE RELEASED 

APPLE-GOOGLE ‘EXPOSURE NOTIFICATION’ TOOL FOR TRACING EXPOSURE RELEASED 

System will give health officials more data on who has COVID-19. Apple Inc. and Google released their COVID-19 exposure notification tools Wednesday, along with changes that will help…

HMG INVESTIGATION: Santa Fe Springs City Officials Involved in Questionable Billboard Scheme

HMG INVESTIGATION: Santa Fe Springs City Officials Involved in Questionable Billboard Scheme

  BY BRIAN HEWS • May 20, 2020 Since 1961, the Kudler family has been an integral part of the city of Santa Fe Springs. Bob Kudler, along…

STATE OF GAHR HIGH ATHLETICS: Boys basketball, baseball, softball enjoying greatest success at Gahr High

STATE OF GAHR HIGH ATHLETICS: Boys basketball, baseball, softball enjoying greatest success at Gahr High

    By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter• May 20, 2020 This is the third in a series of stories on the athletic programs of the area high…

United Sikhs Holding Food Distribution May 16 at Artesia Library

United Sikhs Holding Food Distribution May 16 at Artesia Library

LAST WEEK: ARTESIA MAYOR Ali Taj (center, blue shirt) and Mayor pro tem Rene Trevino (2nd row left) at the United Sikh food distribution event at the Artesia Library.…

Community Blood Drive  May 21 at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex

Community Blood Drive May 21 at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex

STAFF REPORT Norwalk Pony Baseball and the city of Norwalk will be hosting a community blood drive next Thursday, May 21 at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex.…

Norwalk Resident Norma Amezcua Selected as New NLMUSD Board Member to Fill Vacancy

Norwalk Resident Norma Amezcua Selected as New NLMUSD Board Member to Fill Vacancy

NORMA AMEZCUA STAFF REPORT  May 14, 2020 NORWALK, Calif. — The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Board of Education has appointed Norma Amezcua, a children’s program administrator, as…

Cerritos Crime Summary May 4-10, 2020

Cerritos Crime Summary May 4-10, 2020

Compiled by HMG Staff from Cerritos Sheriff’s Online Report May 13, 2020 There was 22 part one crimes reported, down from 31 the week before; 2020 running average…

Trump’s ‘Buy America’ Plan Will Backfire

Guest Editorial by Drew Johnson May 13, 2020 In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration wants to quarantine American manufacturing. At any time now, the…

May 12, 2020 L.A. County COVID-19 Report: 961 New Cases (+370 FROM 5/11), 45 Additional Deaths, 1,613 Total

May 12, 2020 L.A. County COVID-19 Report: 961 New Cases (+370 FROM 5/11), 45 Additional Deaths, 1,613 Total

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 45 new deaths and 961 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Thirty-five…

Hawaiian Gardens Outlines Plan to Protect Essential City Services

Hawaiian Gardens Outlines Plan to Protect Essential City Services

STAFF REPORT HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CA – The City of Hawaiian Gardens has outlined a new set of fiscal priorities due to budget impacts as a result of coronavirus.…

City News

Local Card Clubs Send Comprehensive Re-Opening Plan to Gov. Newsom

Local Card Clubs Send Comprehensive Re-Opening Plan to Gov. Newsom

  BY BRIAN HEWS• May 24, 2020 In March of this year, the Gardens Casino…

Cerritos Mayor Solanki & Mayor Pro Tem Vo Giving Big Breaks to Campaign Donors

Cerritos Mayor Solanki & Mayor Pro Tem Vo Giving Big Breaks to Campaign Donors

  CERRITOS Mayor Naresh Solanki (left) and Mayor pro tem Chuong Vo took $10,000 from…

May 22, 2020 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

May 22, 2020 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

Greetings! Click on image to view our eNewspaper. Stay healthy! 😷   Comments commentsPowered by…

University of California to End Use of the SAT and ACT for Eligibility and Admissions

STAFF REPORT • May 21, 2020 Today, the University of California (UC) Regents voted unanimously…

WRD Adopts Diversity in Business Program to Assist Small Businesses

WRD Adopts Diversity in Business Program to Assist Small Businesses

  STAFF REPORT Lakewood, CA (May 20, 2020) – The Water Replenishment District’s (WRD) Board…

Jobless Claims Hit 38 Million

From New York Times Even as restrictions on businesses began lifting across the United States,…

APPLE-GOOGLE ‘EXPOSURE NOTIFICATION’ TOOL FOR TRACING EXPOSURE RELEASED 

APPLE-GOOGLE ‘EXPOSURE NOTIFICATION’ TOOL FOR TRACING EXPOSURE RELEASED 

System will give health officials more data on who has COVID-19. Apple Inc. and Google…

Six of L.A. County’s Largest Nonprofit Health Systems Join Forces

Six of L.A. County’s Largest Nonprofit Health Systems Join Forces

Cedars Sinai, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, Keck Medicine of USC, Providence and UCLA Health Launch BetterTogether.Health…

Santa Fe Springs Based Philbro-Tech Donates $5,000 to Help Families Impacted by COVID-19

Santa Fe Springs Based Philbro-Tech Donates $5,000 to Help Families Impacted by COVID-19

  STAFF REPORT • May 20, 2020   SANTA FE SPRINGS, California – (May 8,…

May 19, 2020 L.A. County COVID-19 Report: 1,183 New Cases, 76 Additional Deaths, 1,913 Total

May 19, 2020 L.A. County COVID-19 Report: 1,183 New Cases, 76 Additional Deaths, 1,913 Total

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed…

Republicans are Lying About USPS Losses, While 91% of Americans Look Favorably on the Agency

Republicans are Lying About USPS Losses, While 91% of Americans Look Favorably on the Agency

Make no mistake, Trump is after the real estate. BY BRIAN HEWS • May 19,…

Cerritos Furloughs Most Part Time Employees

Cerritos Furloughs Most Part Time Employees

BY BRIAN HEWS • May 18, 2020 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has learned…

‘The Last Dance’ shows Michael Jordan in a way never seen before

One of the documentaries which is high on everybody’s ‘must-watch’ list is the ESPN film…

Political Scene

COVID-19: THE CASE FOR THERAPEUTICS

COVID-19: THE CASE FOR THERAPEUTICS

Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj   By Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj • May 13, 2020   Winston Churchill once said, “You can always count on the Americans…

On National Nurses Day, Trump rebukes nurse after she complains about ‘sporadic’ access to protective gear

On National Nurses Day, Trump rebukes nurse after she complains about ‘sporadic’ access to protective gear

National Nurses Day at the White House wasn’t quite the celebration they were expecting. President Trump paid tribute to the nation’s nurses on Wednesday by scolding one of…

Central Basin Finance Director Andrew Hamilton Has FTB Suspended Corporation

Central Basin Finance Director Andrew Hamilton Has FTB Suspended Corporation

The address for the corporation is the same contact address listed on the State Board Accountancy website that has Hamilton’s CPA license information. BY BRIAN HEWS Back in…

Message from Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj: Let Our Future Be Science Driven

Message from Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj: Let Our Future Be Science Driven

  Ali Sajjad Taj, Mayor of Artesia   We are a small diverse community and we only have 14 cases for a population of approximately 18,000. That does not…

Tara Reade Backtracks on Joe Biden, ‘Did not accuse him of assault or harassment’

Tara Reade Backtracks on Joe Biden, ‘Did not accuse him of assault or harassment’

In a stunning turnaround that will have right wing trolls reeling, and Trump TV (Fox News) dancing the backtracking jig, Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who alleges Joe…