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California Dental Group Hosts Free Dental Day in Bellflower

Dr. Kamran Sahabi, Founder, California Dental Group   Complimentary fillings, cleanings or free extractions provided to adults visiting the Woodruff Avenue location from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

Jen Psaki Hired as Pundit at MSNBC

Jen Psaki Hired as Pundit at MSNBC

May 25, 2022 (AP) NEW YORK — Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki has officially landed at MSNBC, where she is expected to make appearances on the…

COVID booster shots available across L.A. County for children 5-11

COVID booster shots available across L.A. County for children 5-11

  (CBS) MAY 23, 2022~ With cases going up, and summer activities right around the corner, public health officials are urging parents to get their children boosted against…

Pfizer: 3-shot COVID vaccine for 6 months-5 years 80% effective against omicron

Pfizer: 3-shot COVID vaccine for 6 months-5 years 80% effective against omicron

Pfizer says its COVID vaccine for children 6 months to under 5 years old meets the criteria required for FDA authorization. The company added that its three-shot vaccine…

Lynda Johnson Misses First Council Meeting, Forced to Recuse Herself at Second Meeting

Lynda Johnson Misses First Council Meeting, Forced to Recuse Herself at Second Meeting

Elections Have Consequences By Brian Hews May 21, 2022~Elections have consequences sometimes good, often bad. When HMG-CN learned that Lynda Johnson was running for Cerritos City Council, it…

May 20, 2022 Commerce Community News eNewspaper

May 20, 2022 Commerce Community News eNewspaper

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CIF-SS Div. 1 SOFTBALL SEMIFINALS-Gahr’s run through Division 1 playoffs ends with shutout loss to Roosevelt

CIF-SS Div. 1 SOFTBALL SEMIFINALS-Gahr’s run through Division 1 playoffs ends with shutout loss to Roosevelt

  Gahr High junior third baseman Hayley Olivas receives a throw from sophomore catcher Larissa Flores in the top of the first inning and throws to senior second…

CIF-SS DIV. 4 BOYS TENNIS FINALS-Cerritos doubles put together late wins to knock off Nordhoff, claim program’s third title

CIF-SS DIV. 4 BOYS TENNIS FINALS-Cerritos doubles put together late wins to knock off Nordhoff, claim program’s third title

The Cerritos High boys tennis team won the program’s third CIF-Southern Section championship in four attempts, this time edging Nordhoff High 10-8 last Friday in the Division 4…

CIF-SS Div 3 BOYS TENNIS FINALS – Upset-minded Whitney unable to pull off one more surprise, falls to Flintridge Prep

CIF-SS Div 3 BOYS TENNIS FINALS – Upset-minded Whitney unable to pull off one more surprise, falls to Flintridge Prep

Even though they lost to Flintridge Prep 15-3 in last Friday’s CIF-Southern Section Division 3 boys tennis finals, Whitney High was proud to hoist the hardware that comes…

Gov. Newsom Proposes $128.3 Billion for Public Schools

Gov. Newsom Proposes $128.3 Billion for Public Schools

Staff Report May 18, 2022~Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state plans to give schools a record $128.3 billion and expand its per-student spending to $22,850 to give a…

Supervisors Approve ‘Pocket Park’ in Southeast Los Angeles

Supervisors Approve ‘Pocket Park’ in Southeast Los Angeles

Construction to start this August May 18, 2022~Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward with a project to…

Teacher Arrested at Los Alisos Middle School for Sexual Misconduct

Teacher Arrested at Los Alisos Middle School for Sexual Misconduct

May 17, 2022 Last Thursday, Middle School teacher Scott Waln was arrested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department as part of an investigation into allegations of sexual…

Latino Restaurant Association Launches Dine Latino Restaurant Week 2022

Latino Restaurant Association Launches Dine Latino Restaurant Week 2022

  May 16, 2022~The Latino Restaurant Association (LRA) will officially launch DINE LATINO Restaurant Week 2022 an initiative that showcases the depth and diversity of Latino cuisine and…

‘Multiple people’ shot at Buffalo, New York, supermarket; suspect in custody

MAY 14, 2022   BUFFALO, N.Y. — At least 10 people were killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, law enforcement officials told…

Cerritos’ Councilperson Lynda Johnson Misses First Council Meeting

Cerritos’ Councilperson Lynda Johnson Misses First Council Meeting

  By Brian Hews • [email protected] May 14, 2022~ One of the things you don’t do, especially in Cerritos, is miss a City Council meeting,  but the acerbic…

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Republican Plan to Stop Gun Violence: ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

Republican Plan to Stop Gun Violence: ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

May 26,2022-(HUFF POST) Republican senators stood united Wednesday in response to the shooting massacre at…

All Texas Legislators Should be Forced to Look at the Uvalde Carnage

All Texas Legislators Should be Forced to Look at the Uvalde Carnage

  May 25, 2022~Any Texas legislators that voted to cancel background checks, cancel gun training,…

La Mirada Councilman Sarega Has Poor Attendance Record; Father Removed From Latest Meeting

La Mirada Councilman Sarega Has Poor Attendance Record; Father Removed From Latest Meeting

Councilman Andrew Sarega – residents are calling him “Absent Andrew.”   By Brian Hews May…

Monkeypox Spreading Through Sex Between Men-WHO

Monkeypox Spreading Through Sex Between Men-WHO

  May 24, 2022~An outbreak of the monkeypox virus in North America and Europe is…

Threat of Lawsuit Spurs La Palma to Move to District Elections in 2024

Threat of Lawsuit Spurs La Palma to Move to District Elections in 2024

May 24, 2022~LA PALMA, Calif. – The City of La Palma currently utilizes an at-large…

Pico Rivera Celebrates Completion of Underpass & Train Bridge at Durfee Ave.

Pico Rivera Celebrates Completion of Underpass & Train Bridge at Durfee Ave.

Project is part of a regional  mega project to upgrade a major freight corridor and…

Memorial Day Ceremony at Artesia Cemetery

May 23, 2022~Join the Artesia Cemetery staff as they remember the many men and women…

Los Cerritos Community News Garners L.A. Press Club Finalist Nomination

Los Cerritos Community News Garners L.A. Press Club Finalist Nomination

Los Cerritos Community News Garners L.A. Press Club Finalist Nomination May 23, 2022 Staff Report…

May 20, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

May 20, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Kaiser Permanente Downey Partners with Local Organizations to Address Mental Health Needs in the Community

Kaiser Permanente Downey Partners with Local Organizations to Address Mental Health Needs in the Community

  May 19, 2022~DOWNEY, Calif. – May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Since the pandemic…

BREASTIVAL! An Event About Breasts, Bodies and More

BREASTIVAL! An Event About Breasts, Bodies and More

The vision of Breastival! is to increase the expression and mutual respect in the way…

Area Cities & Four-Time Olympic Champion to Hold Press Conference to Expose Harmful Impacts of Tribal Gaming Initiative

Area Cities & Four-Time Olympic Champion to Hold Press Conference to Expose Harmful Impacts of Tribal Gaming Initiative

Los Angeles Region Poised to Lose $71.1M in Tax Revenue for Local Programs & Services;…

Community Invited to TAIKOPROJECT Show at Cerritos Library

  Cerritos Library and The Music Center announce TAIKOPROJECT performance on Tuesday, May 31 May…

Teacher Arrested at Los Alisos Middle School for Sexual Misconduct

Teacher Arrested at Los Alisos Middle School for Sexual Misconduct

May 17, 2022 Last Thursday, Middle School teacher Scott Waln was arrested by the Los…

May 13, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

May 13, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Crime

Car strikes several children near elementary school in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Several children were rushed to the hospital Monday after being struck by a car that drove onto the sidewalk in Santa Ana, police…

Crime Summary for in and Around Norwalk

Crime Summary for in and Around Norwalk

April 30, 2022 Drugs / Alcohol Violations DRUG EQUIPMENT VIOLATIONS (PARAPHENLIA) Incident #: 2022-00901220 13300 BLOCK IMPERIAL HWY  |  4/26/2022 @ 5:28 PM Whittier Police-Santa Fe Springs  …

Pico Rivera Marshals Resources When Armed Man Barricades Himself at the City’s Gardens Assisted Living Facility

Pico Rivera Marshals Resources When Armed Man Barricades Himself  at the City’s Gardens Assisted Living Facility

PICO RIVERA – APRIL 21, 2022 – The City of Pico Rivera reacted quickly yesterday as an incident involving an armed and barricaded suspect evolved yesterday morning at…

20 Year-Old Shot and Killed in Bellflower

April 18, 2022~A shooting occurred near Alondra Boulevard and Eucalyptus Avenue in Bellflower just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday.  Authorities responded to the scene regarding a gunshot victim call,…

April 10-14, 2022 Cerritos-Area Crime Report

April 10-14, 2022 Cerritos-Area Crime Report

April 16, 2022 ~ From Crimestopper.com Theft / Larceny GRAND THEFT: Auto Parts And Accessories 922-01420-2311 500 BLK LOS CERRITOS CTR, CERRITOS, CA 4/14/2022 @ 4:00 PM Cerritos…

Two Men Rob Cerritos’ Goody’s Donuts, Send Owner to Hospital

Two Men Rob Cerritos’ Goody’s Donuts, Send Owner to Hospital

goody's donuts in Cerritos, Ca. robbed…

Bell Gardens PD Arrest Man Accused of Raping 14-Year-Old

Bell Gardens PD Arrest Man Accused of Raping 14-Year-Old

March 28, 2022 A homeless man suspected of raping a 14-year-old girl at knifepoint was arrested Monday, Bell Gardens police said. The kidnapping and rape occurred early Thursday morning at…

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May 20, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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May 20, 2022 Commerce Community News eNewspaper

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April 22, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

April 22, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

Investigation on Cerritos' Councilman Naresh Solanki found he owns an opulent mansion in Anaheim…

April 8, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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April 1, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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March 25, 2022 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Sports

Cerritos’ Nielsen Has New Challenge, Named Long Beach Jordan’s New Head Football Coach

JON NIELSEN brings to Jordan a prolific passing style of an offense that has the potential of putting up numbers that could be the best in the…

CIF-SS Div. 1 SOFTBALL SEMIFINALS-Gahr’s run through Division 1 playoffs ends with shutout loss to Roosevelt

  Gahr High junior third baseman Hayley Olivas receives a throw from sophomore catcher Larissa Flores in the top of the first inning and throws to senior…

CIF-SS DIV. 4 BOYS TENNIS FINALS-Cerritos doubles put together late wins to knock off Nordhoff, claim program’s third title

The Cerritos High boys tennis team won the program’s third CIF-Southern Section championship in four attempts, this time edging Nordhoff High 10-8 last Friday in the Division…

CIF-SS Div 3 BOYS TENNIS FINALS – Upset-minded Whitney unable to pull off one more surprise, falls to Flintridge Prep

Even though they lost to Flintridge Prep 15-3 in last Friday’s CIF-Southern Section Division 3 boys tennis finals, Whitney High was proud to hoist the hardware that…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW-Cerritos baseball stymied by pitching of Riverside Poly’s Kian Polk in first round blowout loss

  By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter May 11, 2022~When the Cerritos High baseball team hosted Riverside Poly High last Friday in the CIF-Southern Section Division…

CIF-SS DIV. 1 SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS – Gahr responds to mid game challenge, erupts for big fifth inning to defeat Westlake

    By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter May 11, 2022~When you’re facing a hot-hitting team that batted .401 in the regular season and had eight…

CIF-SS DIV. 5 SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS – Norwalk’s second inning offensive barrage backs up Banda’s pitching gem in second round rout

      Norwalk High senior right fielder/pinch runner Kazandra Gonzalez slides into home and scores her team’s third run in bottom of the second inning in…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW – Artesia baseball rallies late, then holds off Gabrielino for long-awaited playoff victory

By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter May 4, 2022~For a program that has been absent from the CIF-Southern Section playoffs since 2007, the Artesia High baseball…

Have The LA Clippers Underperformed This Season?

The LA Clippers basketball team still holds the unenviable record of being the oldest NBA franchise to have never reached the NBA Finals. However, after making it…

BASEBALL – La Mirada’s Dominguez outduels Gahr’s Banda in preview of future league rivals  

  By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter The last time Gahr High and La Mirada High met on the diamond in a regular season or CIF-Southern…

Crime

Car strikes several children near elementary school in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Several children were rushed to the hospital Monday after being struck by a car that drove onto the sidewalk in Santa Ana,…

Crime Summary for in and Around Norwalk

April 30, 2022 Drugs / Alcohol Violations DRUG EQUIPMENT VIOLATIONS (PARAPHENLIA) Incident #: 2022-00901220 13300 BLOCK IMPERIAL HWY  |  4/26/2022 @ 5:28 PM Whittier Police-Santa Fe Springs…

Pico Rivera Marshals Resources When Armed Man Barricades Himself at the City’s Gardens Assisted Living Facility

PICO RIVERA – APRIL 21, 2022 – The City of Pico Rivera reacted quickly yesterday as an incident involving an armed and barricaded suspect evolved yesterday morning…

20 Year-Old Shot and Killed in Bellflower

April 18, 2022~A shooting occurred near Alondra Boulevard and Eucalyptus Avenue in Bellflower just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday.  Authorities responded to the scene regarding a gunshot victim…

April 10-14, 2022 Cerritos-Area Crime Report

April 16, 2022 ~ From Crimestopper.com Theft / Larceny GRAND THEFT: Auto Parts And Accessories 922-01420-2311 500 BLK LOS CERRITOS CTR, CERRITOS, CA 4/14/2022 @ 4:00 PM…

Two Men Rob Cerritos’ Goody’s Donuts, Send Owner to Hospital

goody's donuts in Cerritos, Ca. robbed…

Bell Gardens PD Arrest Man Accused of Raping 14-Year-Old

March 28, 2022 A homeless man suspected of raping a 14-year-old girl at knifepoint was arrested Monday, Bell Gardens police said. The kidnapping and rape occurred early Thursday morning…

13-year-old driving truck in fiery crash with University of the Southwest bus

  March 17, 2022 (ABCLA) ANDREWS, Texas — National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg said Thursday that a 13-year-old was driving the pickup truck that…

Woman Shot Dead in Commerce

    March 5, 2022 A woman was shot to death Saturday in an unincorporated area near Commerce. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies responded at 1:24 a.m.…

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