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Long-Time Republican and Former Two-Term New Jersey Governor Todd Whitman Calls Trump ‘Unfit for Office’

President Trump’s disgraceful performance in Helsinki, Finland, and in the days since is an indication that he is not fit to remain in office. Trump’s 2016 “America First”…

ARTESIA CHAMBER LUNCH WILL HONOR ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRISTINA GARCIA, CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION

ARTESIA CHAMBER LUNCH WILL HONOR ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRISTINA GARCIA, CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia   BY BRIAN HEWS The Artesia Chamber of Commerce located in Artesia, California is holding a “State of the State” luncheon that is causing a…

July 20, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

July 20, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Alex Barragan of Norwalk Charged With Murder, Driving Under the Influence

Alex Barragan of Norwalk Charged With Murder, Driving Under the Influence

Alex Barragan, who has a prior DUI conviction, was charged Thursday with murder and driving under the influence in connection with a fiery crash on the 605 Freeway in…

Feinstein Blasts Republicans for Covered California Rate Increase

Feinstein Blasts Republicans for Covered California Rate Increase

Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on Covered California’s 2018 rates. Rates will be 8.7 percent higher, on average, with 3.5 percent due to the…

MONTEBELLO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT RESPONDS TO FCMAT AUDIT

MONTEBELLO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT RESPONDS TO FCMAT AUDIT

• Evidence points to sufficient evidence to demonstrate that fraud, mismanagement and misappropriation of the district’s funds and assets may have occurred during past administration • The district’s former administration…

Los Angeles County Fire Museum Opens Inside Bellflower’s Mayne Events Center

Los Angeles County Fire Museum Opens Inside Bellflower’s Mayne Events Center

Guests and residents in front of the Mayne Events Center in Bellflower that houses the LACFD Museum.   By Tammye McDuff Thousands of people walked Bellflower Boulevard this…

Former Congressional Staffer Michael Kimbrew Sentenced to 18 Months For Involvement in Compton Marijuana Extortion Scheme

Former Congressional Staffer Michael Kimbrew Sentenced to 18 Months For Involvement in Compton Marijuana Extortion Scheme

LOS ANGELES – A former staffer for a member of the United States Congress was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for bribery and attempted extortion after…

Governor Signs Leyva Bill Expanding Opportunities for Californians with Developmental Disabilities

  SB 1107 Empowers Families to Choose a Less Restrictive Alternative to Group Homes SACRAMENTO – Following strong bipartisan support in the Legislature, Governor Jerry Brown today signed…

July 13, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

July 13, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Actor George Clooney Slams Head-On Into Car While Riding Scooter

ROME (CNN) – George Clooney has been released from an Italian hospital after being involved in a motor accident Tuesday. The 57-year-old actor was thrown over the top…

Possible Murder/Suicide in Downey on Samonline Ave.

Possible Murder/Suicide in Downey on Samonline Ave.

From DPD On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at approximately 1:56 p.m., officers received a call of a possible shooting at a residence in the 12700 block of Samonline…

Two Men Shot Dead at Rick’s Motel in Downey, DPD Looking for Suspect Raymond Joseph Penland

Two Men Shot Dead at Rick’s Motel in Downey, DPD Looking for Suspect Raymond Joseph Penland

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, at approximately 11:28 a.m., Officers responded to reports of shots fired at Rick’s Motel located at 9415 Firestone Blvd, City of Downey. Upon…

City News

EXCLUSIVE: Ben Cárdenas Suddenly Resigns From His Position at Pico Rivera

EXCLUSIVE: Ben Cárdenas Suddenly Resigns From His Position at Pico Rivera

MUSD Board member Ben Cardenas By Brian Hews Friday July 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. HMG-CN…

ABC Unified School District Board Approves Bond Resolution During Heated Meeting

ABC Unified School District Board Approves Bond Resolution During Heated Meeting

BY BRIAN HEWS The ABC Unified School District held their regular Board meeting this past…

Deputy Involved Shooting in Pico Rivera, Suspect Shot Dead

Deputy Involved Shooting in Pico Rivera, Suspect Shot Dead

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

ABCUSD Rejects Unions, Excludes Project Labor Agreement in Bond Resolution

ABCUSD Rejects Unions, Excludes Project Labor Agreement in Bond Resolution

BY BRIAN HEWS Tuesday July 17, 2018, 1:35 p.m. Hews Media Group-Community News has learned…

Monmouth Poll Shows Rouda Ahead of of Rohrabacher by Three Points

Monmouth Poll Shows Rouda Ahead of of Rohrabacher by Three Points

STAFF REPORT A new poll shows that newcomer Harley Rouda starts out in a statistical…

2016 Debate: Hillary Clinton was Right – Trump Is A Putin Puppet, Here Are Her Exact Words

2016 Debate: Hillary Clinton was Right – Trump Is A Putin Puppet, Here Are Her Exact Words

  BY BRIAN HEWS 2016 Presidential Debate Omen During the 2016 debate the following exchange…

Hahn Insists on Having Project Labor Agreement for Rancho South Campus Projects

Hahn Insists on Having Project Labor Agreement for Rancho South Campus Projects

  Downey, CA– Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has insisted that a Project Labor…

CERRITOS COUNCIL PASSES BUDGET WITH $2.2 MILLION SURPLUS

CERRITOS COUNCIL PASSES BUDGET WITH $2.2 MILLION SURPLUS

BY BRIAN HEWS The 2018-19 Cerritos City Budget was passed at the last City Council…

Driver Slams Into Four People Outside Bellflower Bar, DUI Suspected

Fur victims were leaving a bar (Anarchy or Cocktails Anyone) were struck by an alleged…

Maria Estrada, Assembly Candidate for 63rd District, Praises Anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Slams Her Own Party

Maria Estrada, Assembly Candidate for 63rd District, Praises Anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Slams Her Own Party

  BY BRIAN HEWS Democrat Maria Estrada, a candidate who placed second in the June…

Sergio Nieto of Downey Accused of Filming Men In Bathroom

Sergio Nieto of Downey Accused of Filming Men In Bathroom

BY BRIAN HEWS A Long Beach  civilian police employee was arrested allegedly taking photos and…

July 6, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

July 6, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Montebello Officials Delay Recall of Delgado and Hadjinian, Issue False Statement Regarding Los Cerritos Community News

Montebello Officials Delay Recall of Delgado and Hadjinian, Issue False Statement Regarding Los Cerritos Community News

  Montebello Mayor Vanessa Delgado. On the right is Mayor pro tem Jack Hadjinian with…

#FAMILIES BELONG TOGETHER : 750 CITIES – 30,000 Turn Out in New York to Protest; 60,000 in Chicago; 70,000 in Los Angeles

#FAMILIES BELONG TOGETHER : 750 CITIES – 30,000 Turn Out in New York to Protest; 60,000 in Chicago; 70,000 in Los Angeles

STAFF REPORT The protests today will send a strong message to legislators who back the…

Two Women Shot Outside La Mirage Nightclub in Artesia

Two Women Shot Outside La Mirage Nightclub in Artesia

  A shooting occurred last night around midnight at La Mirage, the dancing night club…

Political Scene

ARTESIA CHAMBER LUNCH WILL HONOR ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRISTINA GARCIA, CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION

ARTESIA CHAMBER LUNCH WILL HONOR ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRISTINA GARCIA, CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia   BY BRIAN HEWS The Artesia Chamber of Commerce located in Artesia, California is holding a “State of the State” luncheon that is causing a…

Feinstein Blasts Republicans for Covered California Rate Increase

Feinstein Blasts Republicans for Covered California Rate Increase

Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on Covered California’s 2018 rates. Rates will be 8.7 percent higher, on average, with 3.5 percent due to the…

Hahn Insists on Having Project Labor Agreement for Rancho South Campus Projects

Hahn Insists on Having Project Labor Agreement for Rancho South Campus Projects

  Downey, CA– Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has insisted that a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) be included in plans to develop the south-side of the Rancho…

Governor Signs Leyva Bill Expanding Opportunities for Californians with Developmental Disabilities

  SB 1107 Empowers Families to Choose a Less Restrictive Alternative to Group Homes SACRAMENTO – Following strong bipartisan support in the Legislature, Governor Jerry Brown today signed…

Actor George Clooney Slams Head-On Into Car While Riding Scooter

ROME (CNN) – George Clooney has been released from an Italian hospital after being involved in a motor accident Tuesday. The 57-year-old actor was thrown over the top…

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns

From New York Daily News Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt abruptly resigned Thursday, putting a disgraceful end to a short career tarnished by numerous ethical scandals. “I have…

Irvine Rep. Mimi Walters Votes to Strip the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Taking Food From 1 Million Children

Irvine Rep. Mimi Walters Votes to Strip the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Taking Food From 1 Million Children

45th District Representative Mimi Walters (R-Irvine) has once again voted against children, casting a yes vote to pass H.R. 2, known as the Farm Bill, which, among other…

High School Sports

USSSA FAR WEST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP : Artesia Punishers 16-U group begin pool play with a shutout, end with a blowout loss

USSSA FAR WEST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP : Artesia Punishers 16-U group begin pool play with a shutout, end with a blowout loss

Artesia Punishers 16-Under pitcher Katherine Serna (St. Paul High) was the story for her team’s first pool play game in the…

SURF CITY SUMMER SHOWCASE : Pitching remains hot for oldest Artesia Punishers squad at final showcase tournament

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff   FOUNTAIN VALLEY-Head coach Bob Medina hasn’t been shy when talking about his pitching staff for the…

Vision comes true for Cal A’s travel softball program, expands to Hawai’i with two new teams

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   The adage ‘it’s not what you know, but who you know’ runs true with…

Former Gahr softball slugger Kumiyama recovers from high school injury in typical fashion

Former Gahr softball slugger Kumiyama recovers from high school injury in typical fashion

  FORMER GAHR HIGH standout Alyssa Kumiyama, who now attends the University of South Carolina, connects on one of her 28…

PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUALIFIER: Artesia Punishers 18-Under squad takes very early exit in qualifying tournament

PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUALIFIER: Artesia Punishers 18-Under squad takes very early exit in qualifying tournament

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter HEMET-On his way up to the Diamond Valley Sports Complex last Friday afternoon, Artesia…

2018 HMG-CN SPRING ALL-AREA TEAMS: Gahr baseball, softball teams enjoy near championship seasons

2018 HMG-CN SPRING ALL-AREA TEAMS: Gahr baseball, softball teams enjoy near championship seasons

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter After several disappointing exits in the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section playoffs, the Gahr High…

ZOOM INTO JUNE: Artesia Punishers 18-U team ends showcase tournament on high note, ready for PGF qualifier

ZOOM INTO JUNE: Artesia Punishers 18-U team ends showcase tournament on high note, ready for PGF qualifier

  Shortstop Samantha Noriega (Carson High) of the Artesia Punishers 18-Under travel softball team avoids being tagged out by the (San…