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EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

Editor’s Note: Full video is at end of story.    Sixty second snippet  from video obtained by HMG-CN showing Ron Wilson and Central Basin Director Leticia Vasquez at…

Marine Expeditionary Unit  Honors 1st Lt. Benjamin Cross, Cpl. Nathaniel Ordway and Pfc. Ruben Velasco

Marine Expeditionary Unit  Honors 1st Lt. Benjamin Cross, Cpl. Nathaniel Ordway and Pfc. Ruben Velasco

      The Marines and Sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Expeditionary Strike Group joined together to honor and remember…

AUTO SQUARE AND TREES DOMINATE CERRITOS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

  By Julia Bok The July 27 Cerritos City Council meeting began with recognition of Chugh, LLP, as part of the city’s business recognition program. HMG-CN Editor and…

Area 3 Incumbent Lynda Johnson Reports Collecting Zero In Donations For ABCUSD Campaign

Area 3 Incumbent Lynda Johnson Reports Collecting Zero In Donations For ABCUSD Campaign

  Ernie Nishii files papers to run in Area 3, bringing the total to four candidates, sources tell HMG-CN Johnson was “extremely angry” at Nishii. Staff Report In…

Cerritos City Council Approves 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget

Cerritos City Council Approves 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget

  City News Services The Cerritos City Council/Successor Agency approved a $125 million combined financial program for fiscal year 2017-2018 on June 19, 2017 with a surplus position…

Former Congressional Staffer Michael Kimbrew Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges 

Accused of Extorting $5,000 from Compton Marijuana Shop. LOS ANGELES – A former Congressional staffer for L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn was arrested today on federal extortion and…

Los Angeles Will Host 2028 Summer Olympics

Los Angeles Will Host 2028 Summer Olympics

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Anthony Scaramucci Removed as Communications Director

Anthony Scaramucci Removed as Communications Director

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Hews Media Group Publisher Brian Hews Appointed to Cerritos’ Economic Development Commission

Hews Media Group Publisher Brian Hews Appointed to Cerritos’ Economic Development Commission

Staff Report At last night’s Cerritos City Council meeting, for the second time, Hews Media Group-Community News Publisher Brian Hews was appointed to Cerritos’ Economic Development Commission by…

Principal Briquelet Reflects on First Year at Whitney

Principal Briquelet Reflects on First Year at Whitney

  By Julia Bok Though Principal John Briquelet recently completed his first year at Whitney High School, he is not a newcomer in education. He has now worked…

Santa Fe Springs’ Thaddeus McCormack New Lakewood City Manager

Santa Fe Springs’ Thaddeus McCormack New Lakewood City Manager

  By Tammye McDuff The Lakewood City Council has chosen Thaddeus McCormack, currently the city manager of Santa Fe Springs, to be Lakewood’s new city manager. McCormack is…

INTERVIEW: ABC PTA COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAQUISHA ANDERSON

INTERVIEW: ABC PTA COUNCIL PRESIDENT LAQUISHA ANDERSON

  By Julia Bok LaQuisha Anderson is a mother of two and a business owner, managing a beauty salon and event planning company. She is also the ABC…

Montebello Violating Freedom of Information Act, Withholding Public Documents From HMG-CN

Montebello Violating Freedom of Information Act, Withholding Public Documents From HMG-CN

By Brian Hews The city of Montebello and the City Clerk’s office is violating the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the California Public Records Act by deliberately…

Hews Media Group-Community News Captures Four Los Angeles Press Club Awards

Hews Media Group-Community News Captures Four Los Angeles Press Club Awards

Staff Report Hews Media Group-Community News captured four awards at the 59th Annual Southern California Media Awards Ceremony sponsored by the Los Angeles Press Club held June 25th…

GOODWILL’S EDGAR AND JAMES OPENS JULY 14

GOODWILL’S EDGAR AND JAMES OPENS JULY 14

  Goodwill’s new concept store – Edgar & James, A Curated Collection By Goodwill – is opening its doors in Bixby Knolls July 14. Edgar & James, A…

City News

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

Editor’s Note: Full video is at end of story.    Sixty second snippet  from video…

Aug. 11, 2017 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

Aug. 11, 2017 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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POLITICS CAST SHADOW OVER CERRITOS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION APPOINTMENT

Who ordered the review by City Attorney? Staff Report Only one week after his appointment to…

LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Struck and Killed in Cerritos

2:22 UPDATE FROM SHERIFF”S DEPARTMENT On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at approximately 2:40 p.m., the…

Cerritos Crime Summary

Cerritos Crime Summary

There were 23 Part I felony crimes reported in Cerritos this past reporting period, resulting…

Norwalk City Council Rejects All Trash Hauler Contracts, Orders New Bidding Process

Norwalk City Council Rejects All Trash Hauler Contracts, Orders New Bidding Process

By Brian Hews At tonight’s special council meeting, the Norwalk City Council rejected all trash…

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST: Central Basin Water Claims ‘We Do Not Have Phone Records’

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST: Central Basin Water Claims ‘We Do Not Have Phone Records’

  Representative at water agency’s telephone company indicated the records HMG-CN is asking for are…

Vasquez’ Attorney in Hews Defamation Case Suspended Twice for Two Years, Court Said She ‘Significantly Harmed Client’

Vasquez’ Attorney in Hews Defamation Case Suspended Twice for Two Years, Court Said She ‘Significantly Harmed Client’

    Staff Report Hews Media Group-Community News has found that the attorney representing Central…

One Man Dead Another Injured in Shooting in Cerritos Riverbed

One Man Dead Another Injured in Shooting in Cerritos Riverbed

  News sources Two gunmen walked up to two men at a homeless encampment next…

Homicide Investigators Responding to Shooting Death Near Artesia Blvd. and San Gabriel Riverbed in Cerritos

Homicide Investigators Responding to Shooting Death Near Artesia Blvd. and San Gabriel Riverbed in Cerritos

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding…

Appellate Court Cites Central Basin Director Vasquez’ Conflict of Interest, Reverses Whistleblower Lawsuit Decision

Appellate Court Cites Central Basin Director Vasquez’ Conflict of Interest, Reverses Whistleblower Lawsuit Decision

  By Brian Hews A California appellate court today handed down a wide-ranging decision on…

Norwalk Calls Special Meeting Aug. 3 to Award Trash Hauler Contract

The highly anticipated and controversial Norwalk trash hauling contract will be awarded at a special…

ABCUSD Area 3 Candidate Daniel Fierro Garners Over $30,000 in Donations

ABCUSD Area 3 Candidate Daniel Fierro Garners Over $30,000 in Donations

  By Brian Hews An examination of ABC Unified School District Trustee Area 3 campaign…

Gubernatorial Candidate Chiang Held Fundraiser at Home of Former Los Angeles Planning Commissioner Steve Carmona

Gubernatorial Candidate Chiang Held Fundraiser at Home of Former Los Angeles Planning Commissioner Steve Carmona

    By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has exclusively learned that John Chiang,…

Political Scene

READERS SOUND OFF ON TRUMP ‘NO HEALTHCARE’ BILL

Dear Editor: Stop the GOP faux health care bill it is tax cut for the wealthy. My Husband and I have benefited from ACA with help for pay…

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.…

High School Sports

2017 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Valley Christian hopes to defend its 2016 championship in a new division

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter VALLEY CHRISTIAN CRUSADERS 12-3 overall last season, 4-0 in the Olympic League, first place, defeated…

2017 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Gahr still loaded on offense, eyes a deeper playoff run

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter GAHR GLADIATORS 8-3 overall last season, 3-2 in the San Gabriel Valley League, third place,…

2017 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Artesia begins final season in Suburban League with new head coach

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   ARTESIA PIONEERS 6-4 overall last season, 3-3 in the Suburban League, fourth place…

2017 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Cerritos aims higher than just a moral victory as more wins are on the horizon

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   CERRITOS DONS 2-7 overall last season, 0-6 in the Suburban League, seventh place…

Artesia Punishers 18-U team captures championship while two others finishes as runners-up

Artesia Punishers 18-U team captures championship while two others finishes as runners-up

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter FONTANA-The Artesia Punishers travel softball program was well-represented in the 2017 West Coast American…