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Kaiser Permanente Commits $1 Million to Promote Racial Equity in Southern California

Kaiser Permanente Commits $1 Million to Promote Racial Equity in Southern California

Grant funding to 10 nonprofit organizations will help dismantle racist structures and practices that prevent communities of color from achieving good health  Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated,…

New Virtual Classes at the Lifetime Learning Center

New classes offered virtually at the Lifetime Learning Center at Long Beach City College start January 19, 2021: “Amazing Americans” presented by Dr. Ginny Baxter- America is great…

1 Person Killed in Long Beach House Fire

It took 24 firefighters approximately eight minutes to put out the fire, according to the Long Beach Fire Department. The Red Cross is assisting displaced residents.   One…

Santa Ana Winds to Pick Up Today

Thursday January 14, 2021 Santa Ana winds will pick up Thursday when a fire weather warning goes into effect for most of Southern California and continues into Friday.…

Jesse Urquidi Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Board

Jesse Urquidi Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Board

Jesse Urquidi Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Board Jesse Urquidi   January 13, 2021 NORWALK, Calif. — The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, Board…

Petition to Remove Whittier Councilwoman Jessica Martinez Gaining Steam

Petition to Remove Whittier Councilwoman Jessica Martinez Gaining Steam

Petition to Remove Whittier Councilwoman Jessica Martinez Gaining Steam Jessica Martinez Martinez’ former actions do not square with her denial that she was at the rally.   BY…

Meals on Wheels Holding Steady During Pandemic

Meals on Wheels Holding Steady During Pandemic

VOLUNTEERS CONTINUE delivering meals and providing much needed friendly visits to isolated homebound seniors, all from a safe distance, as part of Meals on Wheels O.C.’s services.  …

Schwarzenegger compares Capitol riots to deadly Nazi attack, slams Trump

Schwarzenegger compares Capitol riots to deadly Nazi attack, slams Trump

  January 10, 2021 In a nearly eight-minute long video released Sunday, Arnold Schwarzenegger called this week’s deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol the United States’ “day of broken glass,”…

Derrick Evans, Virginia Legislator Tied to Riot, Resigns

Derrick Evans, Virginia Legislator Tied to Riot, Resigns

After pushing into the Capitol, video shows, Evans mills around the Rotunda. “Our house!” Evans yells inside Capitol halls.   January 10, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Republican…

City News

January 17, 2021 COVID: 108 New Deaths, 11,366 New Cases in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data…

Cerritos College Will Use Facilities to Distribute Vaccine

Cerritos College Will Use Facilities to Distribute Vaccine

Cerritos College will be one of LA County’s vaccine distribution sites. The campus has large…

January 15, 2021 Hews Media Group-Cerritos News eNewspaper

January 15, 2021 Hews Media Group-Cerritos News eNewspaper

Click on image to view in full screen. Thanks for reading, stay healthy! 😷🏠🗞  …

BREAKING: ‘Large Disturbance’ Planned for Los Cerritos Center

BREAKING: ‘Large Disturbance’ Planned for Los Cerritos Center

BY BRIAN HEWS • January 14, 2021 Hews Media Group-Cerritos News has received a memo…

Man in Glendora Arrested in Connection With Capitol Hill Riot

  The arrest is the first in Southern California related to the rampage through the…

Lakewood Council Votes to Transition to Voting Districts

Lakewood Council Votes to Transition to Voting Districts

STAFF REPORT • January 13, 2021 At its Tuesday, Jan. 12 meeting, the Lakewood City…

Union Bank in Artesia Temporarily Closing

Union Bank in Artesia Temporarily Closing

BY BRIAN HEWS • January 12, 2021 In a letter, Union Bank informed its clients…

NYT: Mitch McConnell said to be ‘pleased’ about Trump impeachment

Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, has told associates that he believes President…

Gov. Newsom’s  Budget Includes Funding for a CA Creative Corps Pilot Program

Gov. Newsom’s  Budget Includes Funding for a CA Creative Corps Pilot Program

  STAFF REPORT • January 12, 2021 In Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-2022 “Budget Built on…

Cerritos’ Roots Café Receives $5,000 From Supervisor Hahn Program

Cerritos’ Roots Café Receives $5,000 From Supervisor Hahn Program

Recipient: Representatives from Supervisor Hahn’s office and the city of Cerritos with (2nd from left)…

January 10, 2021 COVID: 166 New Deaths, 14,482 New Cases L. A. County, 17.5% Positivity

January 10, 2021 COVID: 166 New Deaths, 14,482 New Cases L. A. County, 17.5% Positivity

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the…

Yorba Linda Trustee Leandra Blades & Whittier Councilwoman Jessica Martinez Were at Capitol During Riot

Yorba Linda Trustee Leandra Blades & Whittier Councilwoman Jessica Martinez Were at Capitol During Riot

January 10, 2020 FROM LOS ANGELES TIMES Leandra Blades visited Washington this week for a…

Health

January 17, 2021 COVID: 108 New Deaths, 11,366 New Cases in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19. 11,366 new COVID-19 cases (1,014,662 cases to date) 108 new deaths…

Kaiser Permanente Commits $1 Million to Promote Racial Equity in Southern California

Kaiser Permanente Commits $1 Million to Promote Racial Equity in Southern California

Grant funding to 10 nonprofit organizations will help dismantle racist structures and practices that prevent communities of color from achieving good health  Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated,…

Crime

Man Shot and Killed in South Gate

  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are responding to assist South Gate Police Department with a death investigation. The incident…

Woman accused of trying to kidnap 2 young children in Norwalk

Woman accused of trying to kidnap 2 young children in Norwalk

(EAST BAY TIMES) A woman snatched a 1-year-old and a 3-year-old from a Norwalk park Wednesday, Dec. 2., but the mother…

Juvenile Arrested in String of La Mirada Armed Robberies

Juvenile Arrested in String of La Mirada Armed Robberies

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Norwalk Station is advising of an arrest made in a series of four armed robberies…

Four Armed Robberies in La Mirada Since Wednesday

Four Armed Robberies in La Mirada Since Wednesday

  STAFF REPORT • November 14, 2020 Media outlets are reporting that four armed robberies have occurred in the past few…

Nov. 2-8, 2020 Cerritos and La Mirada Crime Summaries

Nov. 2-8, 2020 Cerritos and La Mirada Crime Summaries

Cerritos Robbery On Nov. 3 at 5:16 PM near the 11800 block of South Street, the victim arranged to meet suspect…

Crime

Man Shot and Killed in South Gate

  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are responding to assist South Gate Police Department with a death investigation. The incident was reported Wednesday, December 16, 2020…

Woman accused of trying to kidnap 2 young children in Norwalk

(EAST BAY TIMES) A woman snatched a 1-year-old and a 3-year-old from a Norwalk park Wednesday, Dec. 2., but the mother was able to get her children…

Juvenile Arrested in String of La Mirada Armed Robberies

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Norwalk Station is advising of an arrest made in a series of four armed robberies within the city of La Mirada.…

Four Armed Robberies in La Mirada Since Wednesday

  STAFF REPORT • November 14, 2020 Media outlets are reporting that four armed robberies have occurred in the past few days in La Mirada. The business…

School News

Jesse Urquidi Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Board

Jesse Urquidi Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Board Jesse Urquidi   January 13, 2021 NORWALK, Calif. — The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District,…

Virtual Code Jam Hackathon for ABUSD Students

Are you a student programmer? A beginner interest in coding? Want to improve your skills by learning from professionals and experts? Or perhaps are looking for a…

Gov. Newsom’s  Budget Includes Funding for a CA Creative Corps Pilot Program

  STAFF REPORT • January 12, 2021 In Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-2022 “Budget Built on Strong Fiscal Foundation” proposal to the Legislature he recognized the disproportionate impact…

Cerritos Library offers reading challenges through Beanstack

  Cerritos Library will offer a variety of reading challenges for children, teens and adults through the online Beanstack reading tracking program starting on Tuesday, January 19.…

Around Town

Cerritos College Will Use Facilities to Distribute Vaccine

Cerritos College will be one of LA County’s vaccine distribution sites. The campus has large parking lots which may be convenient for drive-thru administration of the vaccine.…

January 15, 2021 Hews Media Group-Cerritos News eNewspaper

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BREAKING: ‘Large Disturbance’ Planned for Los Cerritos Center

BY BRIAN HEWS • January 14, 2021 Hews Media Group-Cerritos News has received a memo from the Torrance Police Department’s Special Investigations Division to the Los Angeles…

Meals on Wheels Holding Steady During Pandemic

VOLUNTEERS CONTINUE delivering meals and providing much needed friendly visits to isolated homebound seniors, all from a safe distance, as part of Meals on Wheels O.C.’s services.…

HS Sports

High school football season growing shorter as coaches begin focusing on potential later start

BY LOREN KOPFF • @LORENKOPFF ON TWITTER January 15, 2021 The second week of the CIF-Southern Section football season would have been tonight. Instead, the reality of…

Fall sports season remains in limbo for area public schools

  By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter January 6, 2020 As the area public high schools resumed online learning earlier this past week, the waiting game…

Former Gahr High Standout Faria Comes Home to Pursue Childhood Dream

By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter December 23, 2020 Christmas began a month early for ex-Gahr High pitcher Jake Faria as he received one of the…

COMMUNITY SPORTS FEATURE: Whitney High’s Alex Mo Dives His Way to Top Big 10 School in the Fall

    WHITNEY HIGH SENIOR diver Alex Mo, who placed second in the 2019 CIF-Southern Section Division 3 championships, will be taking his talents to Northwestern University…