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FBI received 4,500 tips during Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

FBI received 4,500 tips during Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

Beer Boy Kavanaugh   (USA TODAY) The FBI acknowledged receiving more than 4,500 tips during its background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, prompting a new wave…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Former Gahr High infielder selected by the Minnesota Twins in MLB Amateur draft

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Former Gahr High infielder selected by the Minnesota Twins in MLB Amateur draft

      July 22, 2021 By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   Once again, a former Gahr High baseball standout has been selected in the Major League…

7/20/21: Woman’s Death in Bellflower Under Investigation

  July 21, 2021   BELLFLOWER (CNS) – Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman in Bellflower, authorities said today. Deputies responded about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday…

Two Downey High Students Found by Search and Rescue on Mt. Baldy

July 21, 2021 The two teenagers were found by a search-and-rescue team at about 9 a.m. yesterday and were airlifted from the mountain. The teens were among 51…

Man Fatally Shot in Front of Home in Paramount

Sheriff’s deputies at the scene of the shooting in Paramount. Courtesy OnScene.TV     July 20, 2021 A man was fatally shot Tuesday in front of a home…

Margaret’s House Volunteer Day in Bellflower

Margaret’s House Volunteer Day in Bellflower

This past weekend, over 40 local volunteers assisted with projects around Margaret’s House, a hospitality home operated by Kingdom Causes Bellflower for families transitioning into permanent housing. Not only…

FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda Exhibition Now at Reagan Library

FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda Exhibition Now at Reagan Library

  In the FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda exhibition at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley is Bonnie and Clyde’s getaway car where they eventually died.  …

July 16, 2021 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

July 16, 2021 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News eNewspaper

Click on image to view in full screen. Thanks for reading, stay healthy! 😷🏠🗞    July 16, 2021 Cerritos Newspaper   Cerritos news, Artesia news, Hawaiian Gardens news,…

California Approves $35 million Plan for Nation’s First State-Funded Guaranteed Income Program

California Approves $35 million Plan for Nation’s First State-Funded Guaranteed Income Program

July 16, 2021 California lawmakers on Thursday approved the first state-funded guaranteed income plan in the U.S., which would give $35 million for monthly cash payments to qualifying…

City News

Supporting local journalism supports this community

Supporting local journalism supports this community

  July 23, 2021 By Dean Ridings, CEO, America’s Newspapers The Local Journalism Sustainability Act…

7/21/21: Man Shot and Killed in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD (CBSLA) – A man was shot and killed in Lakewood early Tuesday morning. The…

GET VACCINATED! Current infection rate would put LA County in purple tier

GET VACCINATED! Current infection rate would put LA County in purple tier

On June 15, California lifted most of its coronavirus-related restrictions and did away with its…

California Budget Eliminates Asset Test for Medi-Cal and Medicare

California Budget Eliminates Asset Test for Medi-Cal and Medicare

July 20, 2021 (AP) A provision in California’s newly approved state budget will eliminate the…

Suspicious vehicle prompts evacuation of Downey neighborhood

July 21. 2021 8:25 a.m. Neighbors were suspicious of a black van  in a neighborhood…

Rep. Sánchez Requests $10M for Local City Projects and Organizations

Rep. Sánchez Requests $10M for Local City Projects and Organizations

  BY BRIAN HEWS • JULY 19, 2021 Representative Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) is working to…

City of Orange Wants it Closed: Mary’s Kitchen Serves More Than Food as it Adapts to Pandemic

City of Orange Wants it Closed: Mary’s Kitchen Serves More Than Food as it Adapts to Pandemic

    MAKING SALADS behind masked smiles are (front l-r) Mary’s Kitchen worker Paul Triguero,…

HMG-CN INVESTIGATION: ‘Megataxers’ Hang $94 Million in Bonds on Tiny Bassett Unified

HMG-CN INVESTIGATION: ‘Megataxers’ Hang $94 Million  in Bonds on Tiny Bassett Unified

    July 16, 2021   From 2004 to 2018, $94 million in bonds was…

DELTA VARIANT: L.A. Health Recommends Masks Indoors Starting July 17

DELTA VARIANT: L.A. Health Recommends Masks Indoors Starting July 17

With increase circulation of the highly transmissible Delta variant, the Los Angeles County Department of…

Developer Secures $23 Million for Redevelopment of Crossroads Plaza in Pico Rivera

Developer Secures $23 Million for Redevelopment of Crossroads Plaza in Pico Rivera

July 16, 2021 BY BRIAN HEWS Following the announcement of Burlington Coat Factory moving into…

Biden Admin. Provides California Nearly $50M for COVID Response Efforts in Underserved Communities

Biden Admin. Provides California Nearly $50M for COVID Response Efforts in Underserved Communities

  As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Health

GET VACCINATED! Current infection rate would put LA County in purple tier

GET VACCINATED! Current infection rate would put LA County in purple tier

On June 15, California lifted most of its coronavirus-related restrictions and did away with its tier-based system, the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. But if the state’s reopening…

California Budget Eliminates Asset Test for Medi-Cal and Medicare

California Budget Eliminates Asset Test for Medi-Cal and Medicare

July 20, 2021 (AP) A provision in California’s newly approved state budget will eliminate the asset test for the 2 million Californians enrolled in both Medi-Cal and Medicare,…

Crime

7/20/21: Woman’s Death in Bellflower Under Investigation

  July 21, 2021   BELLFLOWER (CNS) – Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman in Bellflower, authorities said…

7/21/21: Man Shot and Killed in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD (CBSLA) – A man was shot and killed in Lakewood early Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred at 12:52 a.m. in…

Man Fatally Shot in Front of Home in Paramount

Sheriff’s deputies at the scene of the shooting in Paramount. Courtesy OnScene.TV     July 20, 2021 A man was fatally…

4 arrested at Maven Hotel, police feared a ‘Las Vegas-style shooting’ during All-Star Game in Denver

4 arrested at Maven Hotel, police feared a ‘Las Vegas-style shooting’ during All-Star Game in Denver

Sources tell Denver7 16 long guns, body armor and 1,000+ rounds of ammo found inside hotel room. DENVER – Police feared…

Trump, Guilianni Pressured Arizona Officials to Change Votes

Trump, Guilianni Pressured Arizona Officials to Change Votes

July 4, 2021 PHOENIX (AP) — Newly released records show the top Republicans in Arizona’s largest county dodged calls from Donald…

Crime

7/20/21: Woman’s Death in Bellflower Under Investigation

  July 21, 2021   BELLFLOWER (CNS) – Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman in Bellflower, authorities said today. Deputies responded about 11:15 p.m.…

7/21/21: Man Shot and Killed in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD (CBSLA) – A man was shot and killed in Lakewood early Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred at 12:52 a.m. in the 8200 block of Somerset Boulevard.…

Man Fatally Shot in Front of Home in Paramount

Sheriff’s deputies at the scene of the shooting in Paramount. Courtesy OnScene.TV     July 20, 2021 A man was fatally shot Tuesday in front of a…

4 arrested at Maven Hotel, police feared a ‘Las Vegas-style shooting’ during All-Star Game in Denver

Sources tell Denver7 16 long guns, body armor and 1,000+ rounds of ammo found inside hotel room. DENVER – Police feared a “Las Vegas-style shooting” during the…

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

Supporting local journalism supports this community

  July 23, 2021 By Dean Ridings, CEO, America’s Newspapers The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was recently introduced in the House and has now been introduced…

FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda Exhibition Now at Reagan Library

  In the FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda exhibition at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley is Bonnie and Clyde’s getaway car where they eventually died.…

HMG-CN INVESTIGATION: ‘Megataxers’ Hang $94 Million in Bonds on Tiny Bassett Unified

    July 16, 2021   From 2004 to 2018, $94 million in bonds was authorized and issued, costing taxpayers tens of millions. This is part one…

Downey Cuban Americans Stand in Solidarity With Their Countrymembers

Approximately 300 Cubans gathered in Downey to support and stand in solidarity with the Cuban community. Downey has the most prominent Cuban community west of the Mississippi.…

HS Sports

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Former Gahr High infielder selected by the Minnesota Twins in MLB Amateur draft

      July 22, 2021 By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   Once again, a former Gahr High baseball standout has been selected in the Major…

PREVIEW OF 2021 PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP : Artesia Punishers 18-Gold team ready to be tested at summer’s biggest tournament

July 22, 2021 By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   After a one-year absence because of the pandemic, the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championship travel softball tournament…

Two Downey High Students Found by Search and Rescue on Mt. Baldy

July 21, 2021 The two teenagers were found by a search-and-rescue team at about 9 a.m. yesterday and were airlifted from the mountain. The teens were among…

CHAMPIONS CUP: Artesia Punishers 14-U and 16-U Teams Struggle at Champions Cup

ARTESIA PUNISHERS 16-Under pitcher Sara Pinedo (El Modena High) was a workhorse during last weekend’s Champions Cup showcase tournament in Irvine. In the final four of six…