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Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in LA County Increase by 76% in 2020

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in LA County Increase by 76% in 2020

October 20, 2021 Anti-Asian hate crimes in Los Angeles County increased by 76% in 2020 compared to 2019 — from 25 to 44, the largest number of such…

Human Remains Found In Cerritos

Human Remains Found In Cerritos

October 20, 2021 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives today announced that because a set of human remains were found on state property near a freeway…

Human Remains, Backpack, Notebook Found in Search for Brian Laundrie

Authorities searching a Florida park for Brian Laundrie have discovered human remains, along with a backpack and notebook belonging to the 23-year-old fugitive, PEOPLE confirms. Michael McPherson of FBI Tampa…

ABCUSD Schools Ranked Highly Statewide and Nationally

ABCUSD Schools Ranked Highly Statewide and Nationally

October 13, 2021 U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings for both elementary and middle schools with ABC Unified School District schools ranking highly both statewide…

Small plane crashes in San Diego County, setting 2 homes on fire

Small plane crashes in San Diego County, setting 2 homes on fire

Courtesy ABC A small plane crashed into a suburban San Diego County neighborhood on Monday, injuring at least two people and setting two homes ablaze, authorities said. SANTEE,…

WRD Gives Helpful Tips During Drought Awareness Month

WRD Gives Helpful Tips During Drought Awareness Month

October 8, 2021       Comments commentsPowered by Facebook Comments…

Mayor’s Corner – Events Galore for the City of Downey

Mayor’s Corner – Events Galore for the City of Downey

Downey Fire Department honors the heroes and victims of 911.   BY DOWNEY MAYOR CLAUDIA FROMETA As we continue to navigate uncharted territory, the end of year two…

Whittier Hearing Angel Foundation Offering Complimentary Hearing Aids 

Whittier Hearing Angel Foundation Offering Complimentary Hearing Aids 

Kim Ortega, Au.D, Owner of the Whittier Hearing Center, with a patient who received free hearing aids.     October 4, 2021 WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA ~ Whittier Hearing Angel…

Lakewood Car Wash Will Hold ‘Horror Car Wash LA’ Halloween Event

Lakewood Car Wash Will Hold ‘Horror Car Wash LA’ Halloween Event

  October 4, 2021 BY BRIAN HEWS Bubble Express Car Wash in Lakewood will turn its car wash into a haunted tunnel that you can experience all from…

City News

605 LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Artesia ends playoff drought, gets past Whitney in third place tiebreaker match

605 LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Artesia ends playoff drought, gets past Whitney in third place tiebreaker match

  The Artesia High girls volleyball team knocked off Whitney High 25-18, 25-20, 20-25, 25-18…

October 15, 2021 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

October 15, 2021 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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

Tickets On Sale Oct 12: Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts 2021-2022 Season

Tickets On Sale Oct 12: Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts 2021-2022 Season

Oct. 11, 2021             CERRITOS, CA – The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA)…

Senator Bob Archuleta Celebrates $1M Budget Win for Smith Park Aquatic Center in Pico Rivera

Senator Bob Archuleta Celebrates $1M Budget Win for Smith Park Aquatic Center in Pico Rivera

Senator Bob Archuleta was joined by Pico Rivera City Manager Steve Carmona; Mayor Pro Tem…

California Law Bans PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Products for Infants, Children

California Law Bans PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Products for Infants, Children

October 9, 2021 This past week, Gavin Newsom signed legislation to protect infants and children…

October 8, 2021 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

October 8, 2021 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Boeing Donates $1 Million, $175K to Local Organizations

  In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month here in the U.S., last week Boeing announced the company…

Jason Aldene Blasts Calif. School Mandate While His State is Top Five in Covid Cases

Jason Aldene Blasts Calif. School Mandate While His State is Top Five in Covid Cases

  Alden’s home state Tennesee has one of the worst vaccine rates and highest death…

Exclusive: CCFF Says ‘Cerritos College Refused to Engage in Conversations About Healthcare’

Exclusive: CCFF Says ‘Cerritos College Refused to Engage in Conversations About Healthcare’

  October 4, 2021 I am writing in response to Cerritos College District’s statement to HMG-CN. CCFF…

Breaking: Cerritos College to Cut Healthcare to FTE’s During Pandemic

   Norwalk, CA — October 4, 2021 — At 5:30 pm on Wednesday, October 6,…

New Grant Program to Help Diverse Historic Places Challenged By Pandemic

  October 3, 2021 (WASHINGTON, DC) Today the National Trust for Historic Preservation announces a new…

California Will Require All Schoolchildren to Get COVID Shot

California Will Require All Schoolchildren to Get COVID Shot

Once the vaccine is approved for kids, California will require the vaccination for schoolchildren, a…

Health

WRD Gives Helpful Tips During Drought Awareness Month

WRD Gives Helpful Tips During Drought Awareness Month

October 8, 2021       Comments commentsPowered by Facebook Comments…

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

ABC NEWS A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., which since September has banned most abortions in the…

Crime

Police believe suspect shot ‘multiple persons’ at Arlington, Texas high school, fled scene

October 6, 2021 Police believe an active shooter opened fire at a Texas high school and shot “multiple persons” Wednesday, according…

Area Resident Caught Stealing HMG-CN Papers Off Driveways

Area Resident Caught Stealing HMG-CN Papers Off Driveways

September 24, 2021, 4:50 pm     The woman pictured was stealing HMG-CN newspapers and throwing them away in Shadow Park.…

Pico Rivera Man Arrested in Wide-Ranging Copyright Infringement Scheme

Pico Rivera Man Arrested in Wide-Ranging Copyright Infringement Scheme

  September 23. 2021 STAFF REPORT   A Pico Rivera man and two others were charged with crimes arising out of…

Active Shooter in Tennessee Supermarket, Multiple People Shot: Reports

Active Shooter in Tennessee Supermarket, Multiple People Shot: Reports

September 23, 2021 Multiple people have been shot at a Kroger supermarket in Collierville, Tenn., according to multiple reports. A Collierville…

OC Sees Big Rise in Hate Crimes, Incidents in 2020

OC Sees Big Rise in Hate Crimes, Incidents in 2020

Last year, Orange County saw a 35% increase in hate crimes compared with 2019, including an 1,800% jump in incidents targeting…

Crime

Police believe suspect shot ‘multiple persons’ at Arlington, Texas high school, fled scene

October 6, 2021 Police believe an active shooter opened fire at a Texas high school and shot “multiple persons” Wednesday, according to a preliminary internal police briefing.…

Area Resident Caught Stealing HMG-CN Papers Off Driveways

September 24, 2021, 4:50 pm     The woman pictured was stealing HMG-CN newspapers and throwing them away in Shadow Park. The addresses were on the 12000…

Pico Rivera Man Arrested in Wide-Ranging Copyright Infringement Scheme

  September 23. 2021 STAFF REPORT   A Pico Rivera man and two others were charged with crimes arising out of a wide-ranging and lucrative copyright infringement…

Active Shooter in Tennessee Supermarket, Multiple People Shot: Reports

September 23, 2021 Multiple people have been shot at a Kroger supermarket in Collierville, Tenn., according to multiple reports. A Collierville police spokesperson confirmed to PEOPLE there…

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

605 LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Artesia ends playoff drought, gets past Whitney in third place tiebreaker match

  The Artesia High girls volleyball team knocked off Whitney High 25-18, 25-20, 20-25, 25-18 in a 605 League third-place tiebreaker match with the winner going to…

October 15, 2021 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

Click on image to view in full screen. Thanks for reading, stay healthy! 😷🏠🗞 Award winning Los Cerritos Community Newspaper, hyper local community news and investigative reporting…

October 8, 2021 Hews Media Group-Community News eNewspaper

Click on image to view in full screen. Thanks for reading, stay healthy! 😷🏠🗞     Hyper local award-winning weekly community newspaper group: Cerritos news, Artesia news,…

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Presents B a l l e t X

Courtesy SCFTA.org   COSTA MESA, CA – Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Philadelphia’s premiere contemporary ballet company BalletX, led by Artistic & Executive Director Christine Cox,…

Sports

WEEK EIGHT FOOTBALL – Artesia’s Williams supplies the scoring, defense handles John Glenn in second half

  JOHN GLENN HIGH senior running back Iona Young tries to elude the grasp of Artesia High sophomore defensive back Exequiel Kyle Hilario in last Friday night’s…

605 LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Artesia ends playoff drought, gets past Whitney in third place tiebreaker match

  The Artesia High girls volleyball team knocked off Whitney High 25-18, 25-20, 20-25, 25-18 in a 605 League third-place tiebreaker match with the winner going to…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW – Gahr football’s offensive futility continues in blowout loss to Dominguez

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   Two seasons ago, the Gahr High football team played 11 games and was shutout five times, including a 44-0…

OLYMPIC LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – Valley Christian relies on serving once again to upset Whittier Christian in four sets

October 13, 2021 By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   Over the past two decades, the Valley Christian High girls volleyball team has had an easy time…