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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…

Residents Urged to Take Precautions as More WNV Activity is Detected

West Nile found in La Mirada,  Artesia, and Whittier. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) received confirmation of West Nile virus (WNV) in four additional…

SHOP AMAZON & HELP SHARE HOPE USA

SHOP AMAZON & HELP SHARE HOPE USA

  By Tammye McDuff Share Hope USA, the organization founded by 10 year old Symond Boschetto has just partnered with mega giant Amazon as part of their Amazon…

$593 MILLION IN FUNDING APPROVED FOR CA TRANS SYSTEM

Continuing the push to rebuild and maintain California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated nearly $593 million to 124 transportation projects that will alleviate traffic delays,…

BELLFLOWER CANNABIS WORKSHOP JULY 26TH

By Tammye McDuff The Bellflower City Council will hold their second scheduled Cannabis Workshop, July 26th. This meeting is a continued public workshop to consider various policy matters…

OC FAIR FOOD IS BIGGER AND CRAZIER THAN EVER BEFORE

COSTA MESA – You can feel the anticipation growing every summer in Orange County. The waiting is intense. The Ferris wheel goes up and mouths start to water.…

PIH Health Hospital – Whittier Garners Highest Rating for Coronary Artery Bypass

PIH Health Hospital – Whittier Garners Highest Rating for Coronary Artery Bypass

    Graft + Valve Surgeries in Greater Los Angeles and Orange County Areas Whittier, Calif. (July 7, 2017) – PIH Health Hospital – Whittier had the best…

Homicide Detectives Assist Bell Gardens PD with Death Investigation, 6200 blk Lanto St., Bell Gardens 

Homicide Detectives Assist Bell Gardens PD with Death Investigation, 6200 blk Lanto St., Bell Gardens 

  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to the 6200 block of Lanto Street, Bell Gardens, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman.…

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Acting Like Russian Oligarch

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Acting Like Russian Oligarch

Many New Jersey residents were seething as they watched New Jersey Gov. Christie sunbathe on a beach with his family, while the public could not go to the…

Lakewood’s Bolivar Park Outfitted With Innovative Reservoir System

Lakewood’s Bolivar Park Outfitted With Innovative Reservoir System

  By Tammye McDuff Efforts to build an environmentally conscious water conservation project continues at Bolivar Park as work crews have been proceeding at full speed for several…

City News

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,…

IS ARTESIA RECALL PROPONENTS USING POLITICAL OPERATIVE WITH TRASH HAULER TIES?

By Brian Hews Once again proponents of an Artesia recall, who, according to Artesia residents,…

ABC Board Member Lynda Johnson Filed False Incident Reports With Cerritos Sheriff’s Against HMG-CN Publisher Brian Hews

ABC Board Member Lynda Johnson Filed False Incident Reports With Cerritos Sheriff’s Against HMG-CN Publisher Brian Hews

    Incident report filed by ABC Board member Lynda Johnson. Click on image to…

Hawaiian Gardens Resident Patrick Quinten Green Jailed in Oregon, Accused of Having Sex With a Minor

Hawaiian Gardens Resident Patrick Quinten Green Jailed in Oregon, Accused of Having Sex With a Minor

  From KTVZ.COM BEND, Ore. – A 20-year-old Southern California man was arrested in Bend…

LONG-TIME LAKEWOOD CITY MANAGER HOWARD CHAMBERS RETIRES

LONG-TIME LAKEWOOD CITY MANAGER HOWARD CHAMBERS RETIRES

  By Tammye McDuff Long time Lakewood City Manager, Howard Chambers will be retiring from…

‘CRIMINAL MARKS’

‘CRIMINAL MARKS’

  By Tammye McDuff My husband and I live in a modest three bedroom house…

NEW PUBLIC ART IN DOWNEY AT FIRESTONE & PARAMOUNT

NEW PUBLIC ART IN DOWNEY AT FIRESTONE & PARAMOUNT

  New public art will be installed  at the intersection of Firestone and Paramount boulevards.…

City of Montebello Files Complaint Against Contractor; City Council and City Officials Slammed in Complaint

City of Montebello Files Complaint Against Contractor; City Council and City Officials Slammed in Complaint

  By Brian Hews In 2016/17, a Hews Media Group-Community News investigation found that the…

Cerritos Council Increases Tree Trimming Budget, Solanki Votes to Cut Crossing Guard Funding

By Brian Hews At last months Cerritos City Council meeting, the council approved the city’s…

LA County Sheriff’s Investigating Death on Horst Ave. in Hawaiian Gardens

LA County Sheriff’s Investigating Death on Horst Ave. in Hawaiian Gardens

Staff Report Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to the 22300 block of Horst…

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Coffee With the Cerritos Sheriff’s June 21 and June 28

Coffee With the Cerritos Sheriff’s June 21 and June 28

The Cerritos Sheriff’s Station will be holding a “Coffee with the Deputies” event this  Wednesday, June…

Commerce Official Ballot Count Confirms Tina Baca Del Rio and Lelia Leon Out

Commerce Official Ballot Count Confirms Tina Baca Del Rio and Lelia Leon Out

By Brian Hews After years of corruption and lack of any discernible progress in Commerce,…

14-year-old girl struck, killed by train in Santa Fe Springs

From ABC7 SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (KABC) — A death investigation was underway after a…

ABCUSD’s Lynda Johnson Votes No For 1% Pay Raise For Principals and Staff of School District

ABCUSD’s Lynda Johnson Votes No For 1% Pay Raise For Principals and Staff of School District

  Thursday June 8, 2017 Some employees are leaving the district for better pay. By…

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

ARTESIA PUNISHERS TO BE WELL REPRESENTED IN TWO NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

ARTESIA PUNISHERS TO BE WELL REPRESENTED IN TWO NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The end of the travel ball softball season is here and with that comes the…

AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION ‘B’ STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT Cerritos 10-Under All-Stars unable to weather the hot conditions, go two and out

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter LANCASTER-The Amateur Softball Association ‘B’ State Championship Tournament has been held in Lancaster and nearby…

Artesia Punishers president, manager looks back on program’s lone National Championship

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter It has been a decade since the Artesia Punishers 18-Under travel softball team won the…

Valley Christian’s Wesley is Gatorade’s National Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Valley Christian’s Wesley is Gatorade’s National Girls Soccer Player of the Year

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The accolades continue to grow for Valley Christian High’s Kennedy Wesley and the latest…

AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION L.A./SOUTH BAY ‘B’ DISTRICT TOURNAMENT Cerritos 10-Under All-Stars move on to state tournament after wild elimination victory

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter LA MIRADA-The Cerritos Girls Softball Association 10-Under All-Stars were one strike away from seeing their…