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Picture of Cristina Garcia Seemingly Substantiates Lurid Allegations by Former Staffers

Picture of Cristina Garcia Seemingly Substantiates Lurid Allegations by Former Staffers

HMG-CN has obtained a picture of embattled Asm. Cristina Garcia drinking Tecate Beer at an event. The source did not say where the picture was taken. Garcia was…

13 Russians Indicted by Special Counsel in First Charges on 2016 Election Interference

13 Russians Indicted by Special Counsel in First Charges on 2016 Election Interference

NY Times WASHINGTON — The special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations on Friday with illegally using…

CERRITOS GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM QUIETS THE CRITICS TO HAVE ONE OF THE BEST SEASONS IN SCHOOL HISTORY

The Cerritos High girls basketball team defeated Mayfair High 56-46 last Thursday to win the Suburban League title in its final season as a member of that league.…

Javier Palomarez, Chief of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Steps Down Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Javier Palomarez, Chief of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Steps Down Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Photo courtesy POLITICO.   From NY Times The head of a prominent Latino business organization is leaving his job amid allegations of financial impropriety and sexual harassment. Late…

Cerritos Mayor’s Column: New Mobile Stroke Unit Serves Cerritos

Cerritos Mayor’s Column: New Mobile Stroke Unit Serves Cerritos

  By Cerritos Mayor Grace Hu Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn launched a new Mobile Stroke Unit last month that will respond to stroke-related emergency calls in…

Rancho Los Amigos Launches New Clinical Trial for Functional Restoration in Stroke Patients

Rancho Los Amigos Launches New Clinical Trial for Functional Restoration in Stroke Patients

(Downey) – Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center has just launched a new clinical trial to evaluate a transformative approach to upper limb functional restoration in stroke patients.  This…

ARTESIA’S 22ND ANNUAL PUBLIC SAFETY EXPO

Artesia’s 22nd Annual Public Safety Expo will take place Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Many of the Sheriff’s department bureaus will be in attendance, including…

Cerritos Continues on Path of Solid Economic Growth, Setting Record for 2017 Third Quarter Sales Tax Revenue

Cerritos Continues on Path of Solid Economic Growth, Setting Record for 2017 Third Quarter Sales Tax Revenue

By Brian Hews The Winter 2017-2018 Cerritos Quarterly Economic Profile, an exhaustive study by Cerritos’ Advanced Planning Department, reports that the City continues to show substantial economic growth,…

Vanessa Trump, wife of Donald Trump Jr., taken to hospital after opening envelope with suspicious substance

Vanessa Trump, wife of Donald Trump Jr., taken to hospital after opening envelope with suspicious substance

  NEW YORK — President Trump’s daughter-in-law was taken to the hospital Monday after opening an envelope containing a “suspicious” substance addressed to her husband Donald Trump Jr.…

Feb. 9-15, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

Feb. 9-15, 2018 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Meet and Greet: Connect with Norwalk’s New City Manager

Meet and Greet: Connect with Norwalk’s New City Manager

Meet and Greet: Connect with Norwalk’s New City Manager The community is invited to meet Norwalk’s new City Manager, Jesus M. Gomez, at a barbecue luncheon on Tuesday, February…

Free Workshop for Caregivers of Family Members With Dementia

Free Workshop for Caregivers of Family Members With Dementia

Staff Report A workshop for caregivers of family members with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia is being offered at Cerritos Senior Center. Savvy Caregiver Express is a 6…

Asm. Cristina Garcia to Take Unpaid Leave of Absence From Position and Committee Assignments

Asm. Cristina Garcia to Take Unpaid Leave of Absence From Position and Committee Assignments

Asm. Cristina Garcia Responds to Allegations of Misconduct (Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today released the following statement in response to allegations of sexual misconduct: “Upon reflection…

CERRITOS RESIDENT DANNY FIERRO ACCUSES ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRISTINA GARCIA OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

CERRITOS RESIDENT DANNY FIERRO ACCUSES ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRISTINA GARCIA OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

By Brian Hews For months Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell) has been slamming State Senator Tony Mendoza for alleged sexual improprieties on former staffers. Garcia has asked Mendoza to…

Linda Sánchez Recognizes Artesia High School Counselor Dana Zapanta During National School Counselors Week

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, today addressed the House of Representatives to recognize Dana Zapanta, a counselor at Artesia High School in…

City News

Resident and Vocal Anti-Juliet Project Leader Has Huge Conflict of Interest

Resident and Vocal Anti-Juliet Project Leader Has Huge Conflict of Interest

    By Brian Hews Over the past several months, the Cerritos Planning Commission (PC)…

POLITICO: Cristina Garcia Forced Staffers to Play ‘Spin the Bottle,’ Had a Kegerator in Her Office

POLITICO: Cristina Garcia Forced Staffers to Play ‘Spin the Bottle,’ Had a Kegerator in Her Office

SAN FRANCISCO — New misconduct allegations have been leveled against California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia —…

Senate Concludes Investigation Into State Senator Tony Mendoza, Will Present Findings Feb. 20

Senate Concludes Investigation Into State Senator Tony Mendoza, Will Present Findings Feb. 20

By Brian Hews Friday Feb. 16, 2018, 3:00 p.m. Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained…

SENATOR MENDOZA FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST THE SENATE AND SENATE RULES COMMITTEE

SENATOR MENDOZA FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST THE SENATE AND SENATE RULES COMMITTEE

  Statement from Mendoza: SACRAMENTO, California – Today, Senator Tony Mendoza and his constituent Roger Bagne…

Four Former Staffers Accuse Cristina Garcia of Drinking and Bragging About Having Sex in Her Assembly Office

Four Former Staffers Accuse Cristina Garcia of Drinking and Bragging About Having Sex in Her Assembly Office

By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained a letter from San Diego-based Gilleon…

Fatalities reported in shooting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

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Cerritos City Council to Consider Appeal of Juliet Residential Project

Cerritos City Council to Consider Appeal of Juliet Residential Project

Staff Report The Cerritos City Council will consider an appeal of the Planning Commission’s decision…

Bellflower Resident John Paul Drayer Files Paper to Run Against Asm. Cristina Garcia

Bellflower Resident John Paul Drayer Files Paper to Run Against Asm. Cristina Garcia

      By Brian Hews Bellflower resident  and former Cerritos College trustee John Paul…

WRD OPENS EXPANDED ‘BRACKISH’ GROUNDWATER TREATMENT FACILITY

WRD OPENS EXPANDED ‘BRACKISH’ GROUNDWATER TREATMENT FACILITY

  Staff Report The Water Replenishment District (WRD) of Southern California Tuesday celebrated the opening…

Did Cerritos Resident Chu Demean Daniel Fierro, Call Him ‘Pudgy Motherfu**er‘ on Facebook?

By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained a disturbing and demeaning Facebook rant…

Senator Connie Leyva Slams Cristina Garcia

Thursday, February 8, 2018 SACRAMENTO – California Legislative Women’s Caucus Vice Chair Senator Connie M.…

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY-PERSON TO BE ACCUSED OF IMPROPRIETY-Cristina Garcia

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY-PERSON TO BE ACCUSED OF IMPROPRIETY-Cristina Garcia

    Feb. 8, 2017 2:15 PM Politico story: #MeToo movement lawmaker investigated for sexual…

REPORT: L.A. DA RAIDING CITY OF MAYWOOD, MAYOR RAMON MEDINA’S HOUSE RAIDED

UPDATE: Search warrant served at Maywood Mayor Ramon Medina’s home Thursday Feb. 8, 2017 10:14…

Whitney High School ‘Censors’ LGBT Student, Stops Appearance on School Television Show

Whitney High School ‘Censors’ LGBT Student, Stops Appearance on School Television Show

By Brian Hews Yet another scandal has hit ABCUSD’s Whitney High School in Cerritos (WHS),…

Feb. 2, 2017 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Political Scene

Los Angeles County Democratic Party Statement on President Trump’s First State of the Union Address

LOS ANGELES –  Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chair Mark Gonzalez released the following statement on President Trump’s first State of the Union address:   “President Trump’s State of…

PEOPLE MAG: Stormy Daniels’ Friend Turned Down Threesome with Donald Trump

PEOPLE MAG: Stormy Daniels’ Friend Turned Down Threesome with Donald Trump

On a July night in 2006, adult film star Alana Evans tells PEOPLE she received a call from friend and fellow porn star Stormy Daniels. On the line…

Local Elected Officials React to Trump Shutdown

Local Elected Officials React to Trump Shutdown

Napolitano’s Statement on the Republican Government Shutdown   (WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement on the Republican government shutdown: “Republicans in Congress…

SENATOR  MENDOZA REQUESTS LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COMMITTEE EXAMINE STANDARDS USED TO HANDLE ANY HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS  

SENATOR  MENDOZA REQUESTS LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COMMITTEE EXAMINE STANDARDS USED TO HANDLE ANY HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS  

  Mendoza calls for transparency, and the establishment of protocols and policies regarding harassment claims to establish due process and reclaim the public’s trust SACRAMENTO, CA – The…

Are the gambling laws in LA too harsh?

Are the gambling laws in LA too harsh?

  As nation’s second largest city and the biggest in the state of California, not to mention being right at the heart of one of the most liberal…

Sarah Palin’s Son Track Palin Charged With Assault, Burglary, and Domestic Violence

Sarah Palin’s Son Track Palin Charged With Assault, Burglary, and Domestic Violence

Sarah and Track Palin. Staff report For the second time in two years, Track Palin the oldest son of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, was arrested on charges…

Court Clears Hews Media Group of Central Basin Leticia Vasquez’ Phony Defamation Allegations

Court Clears Hews Media Group of Central Basin Leticia Vasquez’ Phony Defamation Allegations

CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ.   Court finds Hews did a thorough investigation and that Vasquez’ lawsuit was frivolous, ordering a hearing for her to pay as much…

High School Sports

CERRITOS GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM QUIETS THE CRITICS TO HAVE ONE OF THE BEST SEASONS IN SCHOOL HISTORY

The Cerritos High girls basketball team defeated Mayfair High 56-46 last Thursday to win the Suburban League title in its final…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Cerritos girls, Valley Christian boys soccer squads fall in extra session of wild card games

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Cerritos girls, Valley Christian boys soccer squads fall in extra session of wild card games

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   LA PALMA-For a change, a Cerritos High girls soccer team had a lead in…

SUBURBAN LEAGUE BOYS BASKETBALL : Cerritos blown out in second half, fall to Christopher, Mayfair in regular season finale

SUBURBAN LEAGUE BOYS BASKETBALL : Cerritos blown out in second half, fall to Christopher, Mayfair in regular season finale

    By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   LAKEWOOD-The Cerritos High boys basketball team had a tall task in front…

SUBURBAN LEAGUE GIRLS BASKETBALL: Cerritos gets rare season sweep over Mayfair to complete first undefeated league campaign

SUBURBAN LEAGUE GIRLS BASKETBALL: Cerritos gets rare season sweep over Mayfair to complete first undefeated league campaign

The Cerritos High girls basketball team defeated Mayfair High 56-46 last Thursday to win the Suburban League title in its final…

SUBURBAN LEAGUE GIRLS BASKETBALL: Cerritos gets rare season sweep over Mayfair to complete first undefeated league campaign

The Cerritos High girls basketball team defeated Mayfair High 56-46 last Thursday to win the Suburban League title in its final…