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SoCalGas to Begin Pipeline Installation Project in Buena Park, Anaheim, and Stanton Beginning August 19

Crews are expected to work in the area through December 2019 WHAT:               SoCalGas will install new, natural gas pipeline along Dale Avenue from La Palma Avenue in Buena…

Cerritos Resident Selected as New Member of the 2019-20 Clippers Basketball Spirit Dance Team

Cerritos Resident Selected as New Member of the 2019-20 Clippers Basketball Spirit Dance Team

On June 30, following two rounds of tryouts, Mariel Salarda of Cerritos was selected as a new member of the 2019-20 Clippers Spirit, the dance team of the…

EXCLUSIVE: Montebello Unified Superintendent Martinez Violated California Law and Education and Government Codes

EXCLUSIVE: Montebello Unified Superintendent Martinez Violated California Law and Education and Government Codes

BY BRIAN HEWS • Saturday August 10, 2019 • 5:20 p.m. It was back in 2012 when Linh Dinh, after a rigorous hiring and recruitment process, was appointed…

DEMOCRATS NOW OUTNUMBER REPUBLICANS IN ORANGE COUNTY

Irvine, CA – Democrats are now a plurality of registered voters in Orange County and outnumber Republicans for the first time in recent history. Democratic voter registration has surpassed Republican and…

Motorcyclist Killed, Driver Arrested in 91 Freeway Crash

KTLA ~ A Torrance motorcyclist was killed in a chain reaction multi-vehicle crash in Cerritos early Wednesday morning, California Highway Patrol said. Shortly after midnight, Luis Rivera Hernandez,…

Hawaiian Gardens Paying Grant Writer Involved in Financial Scandal $24,000 for Three Month Engagement

Hawaiian Gardens Paying Grant Writer Involved in Financial Scandal $24,000 for Three Month Engagement

BY BRIAN HEWS • Sunday Aug 4, 2019, 4:15 p.m. Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has obtained the professional services agreement between Omar Hernandez, his company Global…

YMCA of greater Long Beach holding job fair

STAFF REPORT The YMCA of greater Long Beach, located at 3605 Long Beach Boulevard, suite 219 in Long Beach, will be holding a job fair this coming Monday,…

PBS: Trump’s ‘rodent’ tweets ring true at Jared Kushner-owned apartments in Baltimore

PBS: Trump’s ‘rodent’ tweets ring true at Jared Kushner-owned apartments in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — Davon Jones doesn’t have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump’s tweets that Baltimore is a “rat and rodent infested mess.” His apartment…

Miller Children’s & Women’s Breaks Ground on 80,000 sq. ft. Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village

Miller Children’s & Women’s Breaks Ground on 80,000 sq. ft. Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village

On Wednesday, July 24, MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach broke ground on an 80,000 sq. ft., four story building named the Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village.…

Cerritos Resident Used Shotgun to Scare Intruder Away

Cerritos Resident Used Shotgun to Scare Intruder Away

File photo Thursday July 25, 2019 11:00 a.m. BY BRIAN HEWS A Cerritos resident and his family who live on the 17000 block of Newburgh Ave. in Cerritos…

July 15-21, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

July 15-21, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests Four suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations. Robbery A morning purse snatch was reported on the 15000 block of Rosecrans…

Sativa Water Customers Seeing Brown, Lawyer Sues County, Gives 24 Hours to Deliver Potable Water

Sativa Water Customers Seeing Brown, Lawyer Sues County, Gives 24 Hours to Deliver Potable Water

BY BRIAN HEWS It was six months ago when Los Angeles County Department of Public Works took over Sativa Water and customers are still seeing brown, as in…

Palos Verdes Dulcimer Festival Sept. 21, 2019

Palos Verdes Dulcimer Festival Sept. 21, 2019

A hammered dulcimer.   Mark Alan Wade, a hammered dulcimer player from Ohio; and Dave Haas, a mountain dulcimer player from West Virginia will offer a folk music…

At Least 1 Injured In Shooting Outside US Federal Courthouse, Suspect In Custody

At Least 1 Injured In Shooting Outside US Federal Courthouse, Suspect In Custody

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A suspect was in custody, and at least one person was injured after shots were fired outside of the U.S. Federal Courthouse Tuesday. Police…

July 19, 2019 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community Newspaper eNewspaper

July 19, 2019 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community Newspaper eNewspaper

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City News

August 16, 2019 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community Newspaper eNewspaper

August 16, 2019 Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community Newspaper eNewspaper

Greetings! Click on image to view, then click box on lower right to view in…

Central Basin Water GM Kevin Hunt Violated Employment Contract With Agency

Central Basin Water GM Kevin Hunt Violated Employment Contract With Agency

BY BRIAN HEWS • Friday Aug. 16, 2019 • 9:45 am • [email protected] CB GM…

City exploring options to mitigate truck traffic noise on Bloomfield Avenue

Courtesy globeandmail.com. BY BRIAN HEWS • Thur. Aug. 14, 2019 • 10:45 am • [email protected]

I-5 Overnight Full Freeway Closures – Norwalk Blvd. to I-605 Aug. 13-15 (Tues., Wed., Thurs.) Night

Norwalk – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces scheduled overnight full freeway and lane closures on…

BREAKING: Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team Preparing to Audit El Rancho Unified School District

BREAKING: Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team Preparing to Audit El Rancho Unified School District

BY BRIAN HEWS • Monday August 12, 2019 • 12:40 p.m. Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos…

Artesia Cemetery Board Awards Public Contract to Firm Suspended by the State and With an Expired Contractor’s License

Artesia Cemetery Board Awards Public Contract to Firm Suspended by the State and With an Expired Contractor’s License

BY BRIAN HEWS • Friday August 9, 2019 • 12:30 p.m. Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos…

4 Killed, Two Wounded in Series of Attacks in Orange County, Ca., Suspect Arrested

KOMO-GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a man they say killed four people…

Measles Exposure Advisory: A confirmed case of measles traveled through LAX

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is investigating…

Norwalk Residents and Law Enforcement Connect at Block Parties over Lunch and Games

The City of Norwalk’s Public Safety Department invites the community to meet with their local…

Measles Exposure Advisory: A confirmed case of measles traveled through Union Station

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is investigating a…

Truck Noise and Vibrations in Parts of Cerritos ‘Damaging House Foundations and Popping Light Bulbs’

Truck Noise and  Vibrations in Parts  of Cerritos ‘Damaging House Foundations and Popping Light Bulbs’

Residents complain they cannot sleep while household items fall off their shelves. BY BRIAN HEWS…

GRAPHIC VIDEO FROM EL PASO WALMART SHOOTING

Caution this video is graphic. You-tube pulled the video without notice, now on Google Drive.…

EXCLUSIVE PICTURE OF SHOOTER INVOLVED IN EL PASO MASSACRE

EXCLUSIVE PICTURE OF SHOOTER INVOLVED IN EL PASO MASSACRE

HMG-LCCN has obtained a picture of one of the shooters involved in the El Paso,…

Active Shooter Situation in El Paso, Texas at Cielo Vista Mall

Update 11:34 a.m.: multiple fatalities have been reported, no longer active shooter situation. Update: 12:11…

EXCLUSIVE: Hawaiian Gardens Hires Company Fired by El Monte for Questionable Business Practices

EXCLUSIVE: Hawaiian Gardens Hires Company Fired by El Monte for Questionable Business Practices

_______________________________________________________________ Yet another questionable hire by the new council led by Mayor Myra Maravilla.  _______________________________________________________________…

Political Scene

DEMOCRATS NOW OUTNUMBER REPUBLICANS IN ORANGE COUNTY

Irvine, CA – Democrats are now a plurality of registered voters in Orange County and outnumber Republicans for the first time in recent history. Democratic voter registration has surpassed Republican and…

Join the Pathways 25th Anniversary Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 19

Join the Pathways 25th Anniversary Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 19

    STAFF REPORT For some, it might just be a day of golf ……but for the hundreds of lives that will benefit from the proceeds raised at…

GOP Senator Marsha Blackburn Blocks Bill Requiring Campaigns To Report Offers Of Foreign Help To FBI

GOP Senator Marsha Blackburn Blocks Bill Requiring Campaigns To Report Offers Of Foreign Help To FBI

AP photo From Huffpost Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on Thursday blocked an effort to pass a bill requiring political campaigns to report to the FBI any offers of…

Asm. Cristina Garcia’s ‘Dumb Bill,’ Along With Actions of the General Manager, Prove Costly to Central Basin Water’s Bottom Line and Employees

Asm. Cristina Garcia’s ‘Dumb Bill,’  Along With Actions of the General Manager, Prove Costly to Central Basin Water’s Bottom Line and Employees

Central Basin GM Kevin Hunt BY BRIAN HEWS The hefty attorney’s fees at Central Basin Municipal Water District (CB), which have hit over $53,000 per month during the…

BREAKING: Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team Preparing to Audit El Rancho Unified School District

BREAKING: Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team Preparing to Audit El Rancho Unified School District

BY BRIAN HEWS Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has exclusively learned that the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) is preparing their team to audit the…

‘Bodyguard’ of John Soria Identified as Husband of Montebello Unified Board Vice President Marisol Madrigal Uribe

‘Bodyguard’ of John Soria Identified as Husband of Montebello Unified Board Vice President Marisol Madrigal Uribe

Commerce Mayor John Soria Wednesday, June 26,2019 BY BRIAN HEWS This past Monday, Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News first reported that Commerce Mayor John Soria, a former…

Commerce Mayor John Soria Uses Taxpayer Funds to Hire Unidentified Personal Full-Time ‘Bodyguard’  

Commerce Mayor John Soria Uses Taxpayer Funds to Hire Unidentified Personal Full-Time ‘Bodyguard’  

Needs a Bodyguard? Commerce Mayor John Soria, who admitted to HMG-LCCN he was a former Thai Kickboxing instructor.   BY BRIAN HEWS It was May 18, 2019 when…

High School Sports

Cerritos Resident Selected as New Member of the 2019-20 Clippers Basketball Spirit Dance Team

Cerritos Resident Selected as New Member of the 2019-20 Clippers Basketball Spirit Dance Team

On June 30, following two rounds of tryouts, Mariel Salarda of Cerritos was selected as a new member of the 2019-20…

2019 FOOTBALL PREVIEW : Character and competition will be key if Cerritos is to end playoff drought

2019 FOOTBALL PREVIEW : Character and competition will be key if Cerritos is to end playoff drought

By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter CERRITOS DONS 3-7 overall last season, 0-3 in the 605 League, fourth place 9-38…

2019 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Artesia looking for a new identity following magical 2018 season

2019 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Artesia looking for a new identity following magical 2018 season

By Loren Kopff LorenKopff on Twitter ARTESIA PIONEERS 10-4 overall last season, 3-0 in the 605 League, league champions, lost to…

PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH 10th ANNIVERSARY : Travel softball’s top organization continues to grow in many ways

PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH 10th ANNIVERSARY : Travel softball’s top organization continues to grow in many ways

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   For the longest time, the Amateur Softball Association was the leading organization where travel…

PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP : Lack of offense sends Artesia Punishers Gold team to early exit in summer’s final tournament

Left fielder Sophie Little (Culver City High) of the Artesia Punishers 18 Gold team steals second against the (Boulder) Colorado Stars…

PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW Artesia Punishers 18 Gold team hopes to feed off last year’s stellar finish in top tournament

PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW Artesia Punishers 18 Gold team hopes to feed off last year’s stellar finish in top tournament

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter In 2007, Bobby Medina’s Artesia Punishers won the USA/Amateur Softball Association 18-Under National Championship, the…

CHAMPIONS CUP: Artesia Punishers 18 Gold team has decisions to make as PGF National Championship begins

CHAMPIONS CUP: Artesia Punishers 18 Gold team has decisions to make as PGF National Championship begins

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   IRVINE-The Artesia Punishers 18 Gold team, coached by Bobby Medina, wrapped up its final…