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Resources: The INVEST in America Act

Resources: The INVEST in America Act

June 15, 2021 The INVEST in America Act is comprehensive surface transportation legislation that would modernize our roads, bridges, transit, rail and so much more. The transformational bill…

Too Few Social Media ‘Likes’ Can Amp Up Teen Depression

Too Few Social Media ‘Likes’ Can Amp Up Teen Depression

“These results are striking, in part, because the adolescents aren’t getting bullied or harassed; they’re just not getting ‘liked’ as much as they want to be,” David Yeager…

Common Antidepressent Might Help Immune System Attack Cancer

Common Antidepressent Might Help Immune System Attack Cancer

  June 10, 2021 (UCLA) ~ A class of drug called monoamine oxidase inhibitors is commonly prescribed to treat depression; the medications work by boosting levels of serotonin,…

Sánchez designates $18 million for Del Amo Boulevard Bridge Replacement and Enhancements

Sánchez designates $18 million for Del Amo Boulevard Bridge Replacement and Enhancements

June 10, 2021 WASHINGTON – This morning, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) designated $18 million for the Del Amo Boulevard Bridge Replacement and Traffic Signal Synchronization project connecting…

Georgie Boy, viral TikTok monkey with millions of fans, dies

Georgie Boy, viral TikTok monkey with millions of fans, dies

Georgie Boy, the monkey otherwise known as the adorable family pet behind @heresyourmonkeycontent on TikTok, has passed away. His family confirmed the news in a TikTok video. “We have devastating news,”…

LA County Will Cut Animal Services Housing in Gardena

LA County Will Cut Animal Services Housing in Gardena

  June 9, 2021 Beginning July 1, 2021, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) will no longer provide animal housing services for the…

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is ‘gonna be just fine’ after having ‘a bit of skin cancer’ removed

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is ‘gonna be just fine’ after having ‘a bit of skin cancer’ removed

June 8, 2021 (People.com) Jessse Tyler Ferguson is speaking candidly about his health. On Monday, the 45-year-old actor revealed that his dermatologist found “a bit of skin cancer”…

Developer Unveils Plans to Enhance Norwalk Entertainment District

Developer Unveils Plans to Enhance Norwalk Entertainment District

Rendition of proposed enhancement at Norwalk Entertainment District which includes the Civic Center, AMC Theater, Doubletree Hotel and surrounding restaurants and businesses.   June 7, 2021 This past…

29 Home Garden Tour Benefits Local Shelter

29 Home Garden Tour Benefits Local Shelter

June 7, 2021     After 15 months, the 2021 Mary Lou Heard Memorial Garden Tour is back on with 29 gardens on the list. The event will…

City News

House Republicans Hit a New Low Voting No to Give Capitol Police Medals

House Republicans Hit a New Low Voting No to Give Capitol Police Medals

June 15, 2020 21 House Republicans hit a new low in their fealty to Donald…

Sánchez designates $480,000 for Los Nietos Sunshine Shuttle Electric Bus Replacement

Sánchez designates $480,000 for Los Nietos Sunshine Shuttle Electric Bus Replacement

June 15, 2020 WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) designated $480,000 for the Los…

Fire in Pinyon Crest area prompts mandatory evacuation

Fire in Pinyon Crest area prompts mandatory evacuation

June 13, 2021 PINYON PINES, Calif. (KABC) — A wildfire in the San Bernardino National…

Pico Rivera Will Carry a $2.1 Million Surplus Into Next Fiscal Year

Pico Rivera Will Carry a $2.1 Million Surplus Into Next Fiscal Year

June 12, 2021 BY BRIAN HEWS Recent reports by the city of Pico Rivera show…

Over 20 earthquakes, including magnitude-4.6 temblor, strikes Salton Sea

June 12, 2021 (ABC NEWS) A swarm of earthquakes, the strongest of which was a…

June 11, 2021 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

June 11, 2021  Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

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Central Basin Project Will Save 38M Gallons of Potable Water Every Year

Central Basin Project Will Save 38M Gallons of Potable Water Every Year

  BY BRIAN HEWS• June 10, 2021 With former disgraced GM Kevin Hunt, his puppet…

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Announce the Recipients of the LGBTQ+ Business Awards

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Announce the Recipients of the LGBTQ+ Business Awards

June 10, 2021 Awards seek to increase awareness of the LGBTQ+ community’s many contributions to…

Three Arrested for Collecting Kidnapping Ransom in Pico Rivera and South Gate

Three Arrested for Collecting Kidnapping Ransom in Pico Rivera and South Gate

June 9, 2021 LOS ANGELES – Law enforcement officials have arrested three men allegedly involved in…

Universal Studios Hollywood is Hiring More Than 2,000 People 

Universal Studios Hollywood is Hiring More Than 2,000 People 

June 9, 2021 Wide Variety of Full-Time, Part-Time, Seasonal and Professional Positions Available Universal City,…

Rancho Los Alamitos Receives $5,000 Grant from California Humanities

June 8, 2021 Long Beach, California — California Humanities has announced the recent round of Humanities for All…

Elderly Pinoy Attacked at Knabe Regional Community Park in Suspected Hate Crime

Elderly Pinoy Attacked at Knabe Regional Community Park in Suspected Hate Crime

  Cesar Echano and his wife were enjoying their weekly Saturday morning walk through Don…

Health

Kaiser Permanente Joins the White House in Efforts to Vaccinate 70% of U.S. Adults by July 4

Kaiser Permanente Joins the White House in Efforts to Vaccinate 70% of U.S. Adults by July 4

June 15, 2021 Health System Commits Up To $1.85 million in Grants to 10 Community Based Organizations in Southern California to Promote Vaccine Confidence as Part of a…

Men’s Health Should Never Be Neglected: Understanding Common Ailments are Key to Prevention

Men’s Health Should Never Be Neglected: Understanding Common Ailments are Key to Prevention

  June 11, 2021  For many men, tolerating pain is a sign of manhood. For others, seeing a doctor for annual checkups is a low priority in their…

Crime

Three Arrested for Collecting Kidnapping Ransom in Pico Rivera and South Gate

Three Arrested for Collecting Kidnapping Ransom in Pico Rivera and South Gate

June 9, 2021 LOS ANGELES – Law enforcement officials have arrested three men allegedly involved in a ring that kidnapped at least…

These CA Assembly Men and Woman Voted Against Funding Gun-Violence Prevention

These CA Assembly Men and Woman Voted Against Funding Gun-Violence Prevention

June 7, 2021 A bill to create new taxes on the sale of guns and ammunition to pay for gun-violence prevention…

Two arrested in shooting death of Aiden Leos on 55 Fwy.

Two arrested in shooting death of Aiden Leos on 55 Fwy.

(KTLA) Two arrests have been made in the case of Aiden Leos, the 6-year-old who was killed in an apparent road-rage…

Man Found Shot To Death Inside Overturned Car In Pico Rivera

June 4, 2021 PICO RIVERA (CBSLA) – A man was found shot and killed at the scene of a crash in…

VIDEO: Police Need Help in Finding Man Who Viciously Beat Woman at Gas Station

VIDEO: Police Need Help in Finding Man Who Viciously Beat Woman at Gas Station

Warning: Extremely disturbing video   Click here     June 4, 2021 GARDENA, Calif. (KABC) — Authorities are looking for a…

Crime

Three Arrested for Collecting Kidnapping Ransom in Pico Rivera and South Gate

June 9, 2021 LOS ANGELES – Law enforcement officials have arrested three men allegedly involved in a ring that kidnapped at least six people near the U.S.-Mexico border,…

These CA Assembly Men and Woman Voted Against Funding Gun-Violence Prevention

June 7, 2021 A bill to create new taxes on the sale of guns and ammunition to pay for gun-violence prevention programs failed to get the two-thirds…

Two arrested in shooting death of Aiden Leos on 55 Fwy.

(KTLA) Two arrests have been made in the case of Aiden Leos, the 6-year-old who was killed in an apparent road-rage shooting in Orange, according to multiple…

Man Found Shot To Death Inside Overturned Car In Pico Rivera

June 4, 2021 PICO RIVERA (CBSLA) – A man was found shot and killed at the scene of a crash in Pico Rivera Thursday night. They arrived…

School News

Pioneer High School Seniors Receive Award of Merit for Academics, Communication Skills

  Pioneer High School senior Sofia Lagos receives an Award of Merit from principal Lilia Bozigian after being honored by the Whittier Union Board of Trustees for…

ABCUSD Setting Plans to Re-Open Schools

  Staff Report   • February 16, 2021 As COVID cases decline, L.A. County has hit a state milestone for allowing schools to reopen, county Supervisor Janice Hahn…

Newsom says California schools can start reopening before all teachers get vaccine

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he believes schools can begin to reopen even if all teachers are not yet vaccinated against COVID-19, provided that proper safety measures and…

Whitney High School Ecology & Wildlife Club Hosts Community Tree Sale to Combat Climate Change

Cerritos, California [1/29/2021] Did you know that if you stacked 850,000 sheets of paper, the stack would be taller than the Statue of Liberty? The passionate students…

Around Town

Resources: The INVEST in America Act

June 15, 2021 The INVEST in America Act is comprehensive surface transportation legislation that would modernize our roads, bridges, transit, rail and so much more. The transformational…

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Announce the Recipients of the LGBTQ+ Business Awards

June 10, 2021 Awards seek to increase awareness of the LGBTQ+ community’s many contributions to delivering the CHCC’s core mission and improving economic prosperity for Latinos in…

Universal Studios Hollywood is Hiring More Than 2,000 People 

June 9, 2021 Wide Variety of Full-Time, Part-Time, Seasonal and Professional Positions Available Universal City, California, June 1, 2021—Universal Studios Hollywood is casting a wide net to…

Elderly Pinoy Attacked at Knabe Regional Community Park in Suspected Hate Crime

  Cesar Echano and his wife were enjoying their weekly Saturday morning walk through Don Knabe Community Regional Park when they encountered a man in his 20s…

HS Sports

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Valley Christian boys volleyball swept, loses for first time this season in Div. 4 title match

The Valley Christian High boys volleyball team dropped a 28-26, 25-22, 25-23 decision to Marina High last Saturday in the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 championship match. The…

CIF-SS D-3AA BOYS BASKETBALL SEMIFINALS: Valley Christian unable to match physicality of second-ranked Aquinas, falls short of finals berth

  June 9, 2021 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter   SAN BERNARDINO-Valley Christian High boys basketball head coach Josh Zumkehr had hoped to his team…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW – Whitney’s defense comes out strong in first quarter before Ayala takes control for first-round win

June 3, 2021 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter   The Whitney High girls basketball team came ready to play in its CIF-Southern Section Division 3A…

Longtime Fixture of Cerritos Boys Basketball Retires After Twenty Seasons as Head Coach

Cerritos Coach Johnathan Watanabe BY LOREN KOPFF • June 2, 2021 For 20 seasons, Jonathan Watanabe has been the face of the Cerritos High boys basketball varsity…