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Valley View Avenue Interchange Project Update

Follow The Valley View Avenue Bridge is expected to be reduced to one lane in each direction beginning in late December as part of the first construction phase…

Support La Mirada’s Toy & Food Drive

Follow Help those less fortunate this holiday season with La Mirada’s annual Holiday Toy & Food Drive. Now through December 12, donations of new, unwrapped toys, and nonperishable food…

La Mirada Children Encouraged to Send Letters to Santa

Follow La Mirada children can send a letter to Santa Claus this holiday season. Santa Claus enjoys receiving letters from children of all ages. Be sure to include…

‘Visits from Santa’ Returns to La Mirada

Follow The City of La Mirada invites residents to sign up for a “Visit from Santa.” The visits will begin the weekend of December 9 and continue through…

Cerritos General Municipal Election date changed to April 11, 2017

Follow The Cerritos City Council has approved an ordinance moving the date of the City’s General Municipal Election from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March…

Report: Sears on Brink of Bankruptcy, Top Execs Flee Company

Report: Sears on Brink of Bankruptcy, Top Execs Flee Company

Follow From Business Insider Things aren’t looking good for Sears. The company is shutting down dozens of Kmart stores this monthand two of its highest-ranking executives left this week in…

PIH Health President and CEO Named 2016 Rio Hondo Good Scout 

Follow Staff Report Jim West Honored by the Greater Los Angeles Area Council Boy Scouts of America   Whittier, Calif. (December 2, 2016) – PIH Health is pleased to announce that its…

Bernie Sanders op-ed: Carrier just showed corporations how to beat Donald Trump

Follow From Chicago Tribune On Thursday, about 1,000 Carrier workers and their families should be rejoicing. But the rest of our nation’s workers should be very nervous. President-elect Donald…

Chance Theater Announces 2017 Season

Follow Staff Report Anaheim’s official resident theater announces next year’s line-up. November 17, 2016 … Anaheim, California … Chance Theater is thrilled to announce its lineup for 2017,…

Eight sent to hospital after report of Ohio State University active shooter

Follow Eight people were hurt Monday morning after an active shooter was reported on the Columbus, Ohio, campus. Their injuries were described as non-life-threatening. Officials later said the…

Mario Gavino Chavarria Shot to Death On Olanda Street in Paramount

Follow Staff Report From LA County Sheriff’s news service Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death…

HMG-CN Exposé: Governor Brown I-Bank Appointee Ruben Rojas Defrauded State, Several Other Employers

HMG-CN Exposé: Governor Brown I-Bank Appointee Ruben Rojas Defrauded State, Several Other Employers

Follow     And I’m off to Ireland… I’m off for a bit of the crack…. I am awfully shifty, for a man of fifty… Catch Me If…

Facebook’s new Gameroom is set to disrupt the market for online gaming

Follow Staff Report Until Facebook’s announcement of Gameroom, their newest endeavour, there were two main ways in which you could access and play games online. You could play…

HMG-CN Exposé: Montebello Unified Bond Advisor Lalo Trujillo Lied to Board Members During Regular Meeting

HMG-CN Exposé: Montebello Unified Bond Advisor Lalo Trujillo Lied to Board Members During Regular Meeting

Follow     “Corruption is authority plus monopoly minus transparency.” – Unknown   By Brian Hews Editors note: The first in a series that will expose corruption and…

Lynwood City Council Attempting to Circumvent Local Billboard Ordinance

Lynwood City Council Attempting to Circumvent Local Billboard Ordinance

Follow   By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has learned that the Lynwood City Council will, at tonight’s regular council meeting, attempt to lift the city’s moratorium…

City News

Ethics are Troubling as Lynda Johnson Assumes Deputy Post With Supervisor Janice Hahn

Ethics are Troubling as Lynda Johnson Assumes Deputy Post With Supervisor Janice Hahn

Follow     By Brian Hews In a surprising move, ABC School Board member Lynda…

Central Basin Board Directors Pedro Aceituno, Leticia Vasquez and Phillip Hawkins Sworn Into Office

Follow Commerce, CA – Central Basin Municipal Water District Board Members Pedro Aceituno, Leticia Vasquez,…

Elector Christopher Suprun Goes On the Record and Will Not Vote For Trump

Follow I’m no fan of Donald Trump, but this is ridiculous on several levels. Christopher…

New Cerritos Sheriff’s Station patrol vehicles equipped with Automatic License Plate Reader technology

Follow   The Cerritos Sheriff’s Station recently added two new Ford Explorer patrol vehicles to…

Cerritos effective property tax rate among lowest in state

Follow According to a recent study by the real estate website Trulia, the effective property…

Cerritos overnight parking restrictions relaxed for holidays

Follow   Out-of-town guests visiting family and friends in Cerritos for the holidays are welcome…

Cerritos Urges Residents to Contact City for Water Valve Shut Off

Follow   Residents are advised to contact the City’s Water Division before turning off their…

Vintage Cerritos ownership transferred to Welltower, Inc.

Follow   Vintage Cerritos, the for-rent assisted living care facility, has a new owner and…

Cerritos citywide bikeway improvements made

Follow The Cerritos City Council recently awarded a $89,900 contract to Superior Pavement Markings of…

Kellyanne Conway’s Lie and Con Job On Trump and His Transition Team

Kellyanne Conway’s Lie and Con Job On Trump and His Transition Team

Follow   Obama announced his full National Security team on Dec. 1, 2008. Read story…

March Norwalk City Council Election Field Getting Crowded

March Norwalk City Council Election Field Getting Crowded

Follow By Brian Hews The March 2017 Norwalk municipal election will see two four year…

Lakewood Resident Vanessa Plotkin Could be Among the Oakland Fire Victims

Follow From DailyCal.org A large structure fire at a warehouse concert in Oakland on Friday…

Man Stabbed to Death on USC Campus

Follow By Brian Hews Several media outlets are  reporting a man was found stabbed to…

Suspect Rodolfo Martinez Assaults Firefighters in Paramount; Bites Deputy and is Subsequently Shot in the Buttocks

Suspect Rodolfo Martinez Assaults Firefighters in Paramount; Bites Deputy and is Subsequently Shot in the Buttocks

Follow   Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are investigating a deputy-involved shooting…

Lakewood Regional Medical Center Hosts Free Community Lecture on Hip and Knee Pain

Lakewood Regional Medical Center Hosts Free Community Lecture on Hip and Knee Pain

Follow   Staff Report Lakewood Regional Medical Center will be holding a free community lecture…

LOCAL DEALS
Political Scene

ELECTION 2016-HEWS MEDIA GROUP LIVE UPDATES OF LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS

ELECTION 2016-HEWS MEDIA GROUP LIVE UPDATES OF LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS

Follow 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…

LAKEWOOD COUNCIL OPPOSES MEASURE M

Follow 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.…

Statement of California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton on the Career of Legislator and Activist Tom Hayden

Follow Tom Hayden, who died last night, was truly an icon. As a leader of the anti-war and social justice movement he was a saint of long shots…

Op/Ed: ABCUSD Board Member Lynda Johnson ‘Abstains’ From Supporting The ABC School District

Follow   We have a saying here in the newsroom, “you just can’t make this stuff up.” Count the action of ABC Board Member Lynda Johnson – a.k.a.…

CERRITOS REGIONAL CHAMBER BOARD TAKES POSITIONS ON UPCOMING BALLOT MEASURES

Follow The Chamber Supports Business and Education Priorities   CERRITOS, CA – October 12, 2016 – The Board of Directors of the Cerritos Regional Chamber of Commerce took…

League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Measure Recommendations

Follow YES on L.A. Community College District Measure CC The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) plays an essential part of public education in the Los Angeles community.…

High School Sports

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 9 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME : Valley Christian’s goal achieved, Crusaders rout Silverado to claim school’s third football title

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 9 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME : Valley Christian’s goal achieved, Crusaders rout Silverado to claim school’s third football title

Follow   By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   When Valley Christian head coach Woodie Grayson was on the coaching staff…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW Valley Christian boys cross country team ends season with a strong finish

Follow By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter One of the best, if not the best seasons, that the Valley Christian High…

2016-2017 BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW Cerritos, Gahr, Valley Christian eager to rebound from last season’s playoff setbacks

Follow By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The Cerritos High and Valley Christian High boys basketball teams had high hopes of…

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 9 FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Valley Christian’s defense once again sets tone early in another rout

Follow   By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter PICO RIVERA-Valley Christian High’s defense was able to do something against El Rancho…

PAIR OF AREA SOFTBALL PLAYERS, TRAVEL TEAMMATES, SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT

Follow     By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter It was National Letter of Intent signing day for high school athletes…