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HMG-CN Interview : Robert “Bob” Lindsey – In line to be the next Los Angeles County Sheriff 

HMG-CN Interview : Robert “Bob” Lindsey – In line to be the next Los Angeles County Sheriff 

BY BRIAN HEWS HMG-CN sat down with Robert “Bob” Lindsey recently, Lindsey is running against current Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell.   HMG: Give our readers your 30-second…

Hews Media Earns Three Los Angeles Press Club Award Nominations, Including Journalist of the Year

Hews Media Earns Three Los Angeles Press Club Award Nominations, Including Journalist of the Year

  May 24, 2018, 7:50 a.m. Staff Report For the sixth straight year, Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News, Publisher Brian Hews and staff garnered three Los Angeles…

DARK MONEY: Obscure Body Shop In Sacramento Donated $17,000 to Oppose 58th Assembly Candidate Ivan Altamirano

DARK MONEY: Obscure Body Shop In Sacramento Donated $17,000 to Oppose 58th Assembly Candidate Ivan Altamirano

  The Bodyworks Unlimited building located in Sacramento. The owner gave $17,000 to oppose Altamirano.   BY BRIAN HEWS An examination of campaign documents from the California Secretary…

Cerritos Area Hubert H. Humphrey Dem. Club Endorses Embattled Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia

Cerritos Area Hubert H. Humphrey Dem. Club Endorses Embattled Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia

HHHDC CO-President Larry Caballero By Brian Hews The man known as the Happy Warrior, Hubert H. Humphrey, would not have been happy. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, who was accused…

WAS THE GARCIA INVESTIGATION ‘RIGGED’ FROM THE VERY BEGINNING?

WAS THE GARCIA INVESTIGATION ‘RIGGED’ FROM THE VERY BEGINNING?

Some say the Assembly move was calculated, retaining a lawyer for the investigation created attorney-client privilege so the investigation documents can never be revealed. BY BRIAN HEWS Tuesday…

May 18, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

May 18, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus backs Ali Taj for District 32

Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus backs Ali Taj for District 32

Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus joins LA County Supervisor Hahn, Assembly Member Quirk-Silva and 30+ local elected officials in endorsing Ali Taj for Senate Councilmember Ali S. Taj today announced…

Veterans Resource Center Opens at Norwalk Library

Veterans Resource Center Opens at Norwalk Library

Sue Cane and Mayor Jennifer Perez (center) officially cut the ribbon for the new VRC with visiting dignitaries and Norwalk Chamber members. Photo by Tammye McDuff.   May…

Television Ad Slams Garcia for Sexual Harassment, Drinking, and Hypocrisy

Television Ad Slams Garcia for Sexual Harassment, Drinking, and Hypocrisy

  Staff Report Today, Working Californians Against Corruption released its first television ad titled “Inebriated.” This spot is part of a comprehensive campaign in the 58th Assembly District…

‘PRINT’ Act to Protect Publishers and Printers from Harmful Tariffs Introduced by Bipartisan Group of Ten Senators

‘PRINT’ Act to Protect Publishers and Printers from Harmful Tariffs Introduced by Bipartisan Group of Ten Senators

Bill Would Suspend Newsprint Tariffs While Government Studies Effects on U.S. Industries Arlington, Va. – Today, in an effort to protect printers and publishers from unwarranted tariffs, Senators…

SACBEE OPINION PIECE: Dems Don’t Give Cristina Garcia a Pass

SACBEE OPINION PIECE: Dems Don’t Give Cristina Garcia a Pass

Rick Zbur   Rick Zbur, Executive Director of Equality California, authored a powerful opinion piece on Sacbee.com yesterday about Cristina Garcia’s use of hate speech. Referring specifically to…

Asm. Cristina Garcia Registered With the American Independent Party, Misrepresented Herself on Other Voter Registration Documents

Asm. Cristina Garcia Registered With the American Independent Party, Misrepresented Herself on Other Voter Registration Documents

  BY BRIAN HEWS The American Independent Party (AIP) is a well-known far-right political party that started in the late 1960s, when Alabama Gov. George Wallace ran for…

VILLARAIGOSA’S BILLIONAIRE BUDDIES SPEND OVER $11 MILLION ON ADS TRYING TO COVER UP HIS FISCAL MISMANAGEMENT

VILLARAIGOSA’S BILLIONAIRE BUDDIES SPEND OVER $11 MILLION ON ADS TRYING TO COVER UP HIS FISCAL MISMANAGEMENT

The John Chiang campaign is claiming that an independent expenditure funded by shady billionaires and multi-millionaires backing Antonio Villaraigosa’s campaign released two new ads recently that both conveniently leave…

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn Urges Downey Residents Attend Upcoming Metro Meeting 

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn Urges Downey Residents Attend Upcoming Metro Meeting 

Downey, CA— Residents of Downey and surrounding Gateway Cities have an opportunity this Tuesday to send a message to Metro that they want a light rail line to…

May 11, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

May 11, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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City News

Metro Board Approves Two Northern Routes for More Study for the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor

Metro Board Approves Two Northern Routes for More Study for the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor

  Staff Report The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today…

Hews Media Earns Three Los Angeles Press Club Award Nominations, Including Journalist of the Year

Hews Media Earns Three Los Angeles Press Club Award Nominations, Including Journalist of the Year

  May 24, 2018, 7:50 a.m. Staff Report For the sixth straight year, Hews Media…

Trump ‘Cancels’ North Korea Summit, Kim Jong-un Calls Trump and Pence Political Dummies

Trump ‘Cancels’ North Korea Summit, Kim Jong-un Calls Trump and Pence Political Dummies

BY BRIAN HEWS President Trump sent a letter to Kim Jong-un canceling the summit, many…

WAS THE GARCIA INVESTIGATION ‘RIGGED’ FROM THE VERY BEGINNING?

WAS THE GARCIA INVESTIGATION ‘RIGGED’ FROM THE VERY BEGINNING?

Some say the Assembly move was calculated, retaining a lawyer for the investigation created attorney-client…

Montebello Mayor and 32nd Senate Candidate Vanessa Delgado Tied to Arman Gabaee

Montebello Mayor and 32nd Senate Candidate Vanessa Delgado Tied to Arman Gabaee

  BY BRIAN HEWS Hews Media Group Community News has learned that 32ndSenate Candidate and…

Assembly Rules Committee Substantiates Three ‘Issues’ Against Cristina Garcia, Clears Her of Sexual Harassment

Assembly Rules Committee Substantiates Three ‘Issues’ Against Cristina Garcia, Clears Her of Sexual Harassment

  May 17, 2018, 3:15 p.m. BY BRIAN HEWS The Assembly Rules Committee found that…

Independent Committees Spending Over $398,000 in Support of 32nd Senate Candidate Vanessa Delgado

Independent Committees Spending Over $398,000 in Support of 32nd Senate Candidate Vanessa Delgado

  BY BRIAN HEWS The Vanessa Delgado campaign for State Senate District 32 has benefited…

Senator Kevin De León Endorses 58th Assembly Candidate Friné Medrano

Senator Kevin De León Endorses 58th Assembly Candidate Friné Medrano

  HMG-CN Staff Report The  Friné Medrano campaign for Assembly announced that Senator Kevin De León,…

Former VP Pedro Aceituno’s Resignation Will Cost Central Basin Rate Payers Over $240,000

By Brian Hews Bell Gardens Councilman Pedro Aceituno, who is a candidate for the 58th…

Asm. Cristina Garcia Registered With the American Independent Party, Misrepresented Herself on Other Voter Registration Documents

Asm. Cristina Garcia Registered With the American Independent Party, Misrepresented Herself on Other Voter Registration Documents

  BY BRIAN HEWS The American Independent Party (AIP) is a well-known far-right political party…

Interference of a Contractual Relationship? Under Pressure, Developer Withdraws Artesia Live II Project

Interference of a Contractual Relationship? Under Pressure, Developer Withdraws Artesia Live II Project

Artist’s rendering of Artesia Live II at 186th and Gridley across from Los Cerritos Center. …

Cerritos’ Economic Engine Slows, Could be Reflecting the Effect of Online Sales

Cerritos’ Economic Engine Slows, Could be Reflecting the Effect of Online Sales

STAFF REPORT The Spring 2018 Cerritos Quarterly Economic Profile, an exhaustive study by Cerritos’ Advanced…

VILLARAIGOSA’S FINANCE REPORTS SHOW HE’S BEING BANKROLLED BY TRUMP MEGA-DONORS

VILLARAIGOSA’S FINANCE REPORTS SHOW HE’S BEING BANKROLLED BY TRUMP MEGA-DONORS

STAFF REPORT The John Chiang campaign has researched and released Antonio Villaraigosa’s campaign finance reports slamming…

West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Meeting, Tuesday May 15, 2018 in Downey

West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Meeting, Tuesday May 15, 2018 in Downey

  BY BRIAN HEWS As a follow up to the West Santa Ana Branch Transit…

California Democratic Party Gave $26,000 to Embattled Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia’s Reelection Campaign

California Democratic Party Gave $26,000 to Embattled Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia’s Reelection Campaign

Garcia at HMG-CN offices in 2013. May 5, 2018 9:34 a.m. BY BRIAN HEWS Standing…

Political Scene

Cerritos Area Hubert H. Humphrey Dem. Club Endorses Embattled Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia

Cerritos Area Hubert H. Humphrey Dem. Club Endorses Embattled Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia

HHHDC CO-President Larry Caballero By Brian Hews The man known as the Happy Warrior, Hubert H. Humphrey, would not have been happy. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, who was accused…

Assembly Rules Committee Substantiates Three ‘Issues’ Against Cristina Garcia, Clears Her of Sexual Harassment

Assembly Rules Committee Substantiates Three ‘Issues’ Against Cristina Garcia, Clears Her of Sexual Harassment

  May 17, 2018, 3:15 p.m. BY BRIAN HEWS The Assembly Rules Committee found that the sexual harassment charges against Asm. Cristina Garcia were “unsubstantiated.” It did substantiate…

Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus backs Ali Taj for District 32

Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus backs Ali Taj for District 32

Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus joins LA County Supervisor Hahn, Assembly Member Quirk-Silva and 30+ local elected officials in endorsing Ali Taj for Senate Councilmember Ali S. Taj today announced…

Television Ad Slams Garcia for Sexual Harassment, Drinking, and Hypocrisy

Television Ad Slams Garcia for Sexual Harassment, Drinking, and Hypocrisy

  Staff Report Today, Working Californians Against Corruption released its first television ad titled “Inebriated.” This spot is part of a comprehensive campaign in the 58th Assembly District…

Senator Kevin De León Endorses 58th Assembly Candidate Friné Medrano

Senator Kevin De León Endorses 58th Assembly Candidate Friné Medrano

  HMG-CN Staff Report The  Friné Medrano campaign for Assembly announced that Senator Kevin De León, Senate President Emeritus has endorsed her campaign. It is the first major endorsement by…

‘PRINT’ Act to Protect Publishers and Printers from Harmful Tariffs Introduced by Bipartisan Group of Ten Senators

‘PRINT’ Act to Protect Publishers and Printers from Harmful Tariffs Introduced by Bipartisan Group of Ten Senators

Bill Would Suspend Newsprint Tariffs While Government Studies Effects on U.S. Industries Arlington, Va. – Today, in an effort to protect printers and publishers from unwarranted tariffs, Senators…

Former VP Pedro Aceituno’s Resignation Will Cost Central Basin Rate Payers Over $240,000

By Brian Hews Bell Gardens Councilman Pedro Aceituno, who is a candidate for the 58th Assembly District seat, is running against embattled Assembly woman Cristina Garcia, who Aceituno…

High School Sports

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : VASQUEZ PEAKING AT THE RIGHT TIME, STYMIES ALTA LOMA TO PUT NORWALK IN QUARTERFINALS 

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : VASQUEZ PEAKING AT THE RIGHT TIME, STYMIES ALTA LOMA TO PUT NORWALK IN QUARTERFINALS 

BY LOREN KOPFF The illustrious high school career of Norwalk High senior pitcher Breanna Vasquez is reaching its final days. Touted…

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Gahr sets the tone with three-run first inning, doubles up Chaminade in opening round

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Gahr sets the tone with three-run first inning, doubles up Chaminade in opening round

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   In the Division 1 baseball playoffs of the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section, you must…

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 2 SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: Cerritos stunned by Edison in late innings, upset in first round

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 2 SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: Cerritos stunned by Edison in late innings, upset in first round

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter When the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section Division 2 softball brackets were released on May 14,…

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION TRACK AND FIELD DIVISIONAL FINALS: Valley Christian’s Fua, Leue have high marks in discus, shotput

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION TRACK AND FIELD DIVISIONAL FINALS: Valley Christian’s Fua, Leue have high marks in discus, shotput

Norwalk High senior Misty Diaz (foreground) leads a pack of eight runners in the Division 2 1600-meter race in last Saturday’s…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Valley Christian to be well represented in divisional track and field championships

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Valley Christian to be well represented in divisional track and field championships

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   The California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section Track and Field Divisional Finals are Saturday at El…

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 6 SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS :Valley Christian rallies, then loses lead in seventh inning in wild card setback to San Marino

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 6 SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS :Valley Christian rallies, then loses lead in seventh inning in wild card setback to San Marino

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter     SAN MARINO-Valley Christian High’s softball team finished in a three-way tie for…

SUBURBAN LEAGUE BASEBALL: Cerritos rallies late to clinch league’s final playoff berth, denies Norwalk of same opportunity

SUBURBAN LEAGUE BASEBALL: Cerritos rallies late to clinch league’s final playoff berth, denies Norwalk of same opportunity

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   Since 2015, the Cerritos High baseball program has had a knack for making…