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Gahr Marching Band Wins 5th Consecutive State Title

Gahr Marching Band Wins 5th Consecutive State Title

THE GAHR Marching Gladiators notched another incredible season performing their 2018 field show production of “TOXIC.” The Marching Gladiators won first place in the Division 5A finals, its…

SCGA JUNIOR NATIONAL GIRLS GOLF PROGRAM OPENS AT DON KNABE GOLF CENTER

SCGA JUNIOR NATIONAL GIRLS GOLF PROGRAM OPENS AT DON KNABE GOLF CENTER

BY BRIAN HEWS The SCGA Junior Golf Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Southeast LA chapter, which will be highlighted with…

Small Enchilada Fire Disrupts 60th Birthday Bash in Yorba Linda

Small Enchilada Fire Disrupts 60th Birthday Bash in Yorba Linda

BRAVE Yorba Linda fire personnel at the 60th birthday party after they put out the enchilada fire.   STAFF REPORT The Yorba Linda Fire Department was called out…

Kaiser Permanente Statement on Strike by the National Union of Healthcare Workers

Kaiser Permanente Statement on Strike by the National Union of Healthcare Workers

We are disappointed the leadership of the National Union of Healthcare Workers would ask our highly valued mental health staff to go out on strike, when we’ve been…

Residents Angry at Cerritos Library Vote Set Their Sights on ABC School Board

Residents Angry at Cerritos Library Vote Set Their Sights on ABC School Board

        BY BRIAN HEWS December 4, 2018 A group of angry Cerritos residents, who use several anonymous Facebook pages to frequently lash out at any…

H.O.P.E. RAISES OVER $10,000 FOR FOOD BANK OPERATIONS AT ST. IRANEUS

H.O.P.E. RAISES OVER $10,000 FOR FOOD BANK OPERATIONS AT ST. IRANEUS

PARISHIONER Loretta Arredondo trying to decide which Silent Auction basket to bid on.at the H.O.P.E. fundraiser at Knott’s Berry Farm Resort Hotel, there were over fifty silent auction…

Investigation finds Asm. Cristina Garcia was drunk and ‘overly familiar,’ but did not sexually assault staffer

Investigation finds Asm. Cristina Garcia was drunk and ‘overly familiar,’ but did not sexually assault staffer

BY BRIAN HEWS The Assembly has once again yielded to Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia’s apparent inside information on some Assembly members, saying she was simply “overly familiar” with staff…

Accident in Serrano Heights Snarls Traffic, Car Reportedly Hits Deer

    STAFF REPORT A car reportedly hit a deer on Serrano Ave. above Apache Creek Rd. at approximately 5:45 p.m. today creating a traffic nightmare in the…

EPA Provides $614 Million Loan to the City of San Diego for Innovative Water Recycling Project

EPA Provides $614 Million Loan to the City of San Diego for Innovative Water Recycling Project

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signs a $614 WIFIA loan to the City of San Diego alongside Mayor Kevin Faulconer. STAFF REPORT EPA Loan Supports City’s Pure Water…

CENTRAL BASIN RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CENTRAL BASIN RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  STAFF REPORT Commerce, CA – The Central Basin Municipal Water District has once again been recognized for information technology practices that excel in creative and efficient resources in local…

Montebello City Council Elections: Art Barajas Gains 25 Votes, Now Only Seven Behind Angie Jimenez for Last Seat

Montebello City Council Elections: Art Barajas Gains 25 Votes, Now Only Seven Behind Angie Jimenez for Last Seat

  According to lavote.net, the Norwalk Registrar/Recorder’s website, Angie Jimenez’ lead, which was 32 votes, has shrunk to a miniscule seven votes over long-time incumbent Art Barajas. Jimenez…

MELISSA RAMOSO CLAIMS VICTORY IN ARTESIA COUNCIL RACE

MELISSA RAMOSO CLAIMS VICTORY IN ARTESIA COUNCIL RACE

MS. RAMOSO celebrates with her family at Pirates Kitchen in Artesia. STAFF REPORT Melissa Ramoso has declared a victory in her bid for a seat as the only…

2018-2019 GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW NEW COACHES, FIRST-YEAR LEAGUE WITH INTRIGUING COMPETITION HEADLINE AREA TEAMS

2018-2019 GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW NEW COACHES, FIRST-YEAR LEAGUE WITH INTRIGUING COMPETITION HEADLINE AREA TEAMS

  BY LOREN KOPFF @LORENKOPFF ON TWITTER Not only will a trio of area teams see the recent champions of the former Academy League the favorites of the…

Human Remains Found in Latigo Canyon in Malibu Not Fire Related

Human Remains Found in Latigo Canyon in Malibu Not Fire Related

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Homicide detectives are investigating the found human remains of an unknown individual discovered on Thursday, November 15, 2018 on Latigo Canyon Road…

DAILY NEWS: Ivanka Trump used personal account to send hundreds of emails about government business in Clinton-esque move, lock her up!

DAILY NEWS: Ivanka Trump used personal account to send hundreds of emails about government business in Clinton-esque move, lock her up!

Lock her up! Ivanka Trump, while serving in her official capacity as a White House adviser, used a personal account to send hundreds of emails to other government…

City News

Sheriffs asking for help in locating missing Cerritos girl Christina Perry Ross

Sheriffs asking for help in locating missing Cerritos girl Christina Perry Ross

  #LASD Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Critical Missing Juvenile, Cristina Perry Ross, of Cerritos…

SmartSource Magazine® Begins Advertising Inserts with Los Cerritos Community News

SmartSource Magazine® Begins Advertising Inserts with Los Cerritos Community News

  STAFF REPORT The popular SmartSource Magazine® began placing inserts with Los Cerritos Community News…

Undocumented Workers at Trump Facility Come Forward: Will ICE Raid Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster?

Undocumented Workers at Trump Facility Come Forward: Will ICE Raid Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster?

  BY BRIAN HEWS ICE, Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement,  has raided people’s homes,…

Man Shot Near Centralia and Pioneer in Lakewood

Man Shot Near Centralia and Pioneer in Lakewood

Two men shot a man in the arm during an attempted robbery Lakewood Sheriff’s deputies reported.…

White House Holiday Ornaments Now on Display at the Cerritos Library

White House Holiday Ornaments Now on Display at the Cerritos Library

2002 ornament   By Tammye McDuff Every year since 1981 the White House Historical Association…

CERRITOS STREETLIGHT CONVERSION TO LED TECHNOLOGY CONTINUES

CERRITOS STREETLIGHT CONVERSION TO LED TECHNOLOGY CONTINUES

The new fixtures will provide whiter and brighter lighting compared to the City’s older HPSV…

La Palma-Cerritos AAUW Holiday Party Dec. 8 Benefits Su Casa Shelter for Abused Woman

The La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be celebrating…

Cerritos Residents ‘Protest’ Council Vote To Give BUSD Students Free Cerritos Library Cards

Cerritos Residents ‘Protest’ Council Vote To Give BUSD Students Free Cerritos Library Cards

  BY BRIAN HEWS Trump-style divisive politics has hit Cerritos in the form of a…

Student Brings Concealed Firearm Onto Campus at Bellflower High School

Student Brings Concealed Firearm Onto Campus at Bellflower High School

BY BRIAN HEWS Nov. 30, 2018, 12:16 p.m. Hews Media Group has confirmed with the…

89 Year-Old Woman Passes Away in Front of Cerritos Post Office

BY BRIAN HEWS An 89 year-old woman from Buena Park was being transported by her…

Montebello Elections: Incumbent Art Barajas Takes 17 Vote Lead Over Angie Jimenez

    Salvador Melendez (N) 4,092 11.73% Kimberly Ann Cobos-Cawthorne (N) 4,015 11.51% Art Barajas…

CERRITOS MAKES TREES AND STREETS A PRIORITY

CERRITOS MAKES TREES AND STREETS A PRIORITY

  BY CERRITOS MAYOR MARK E. PULIDO One of my favorite things about Cerritos is the…

NORWALK’S ANGEL TREE PROJECT: BRIGHTEN THE LIFE OF CHILD 

STAFF REPORT This holiday season, you can be an angel for a child in the…

NORWALK HIGH UPPER CLASSES RAISE OVER $20,000 FOR CHARITIES

NORWALK HIGH UPPER CLASSES RAISE OVER $20,000 FOR CHARITIES

JUNIORS AND SENIORS gather at Norwalk High to give away more than $20,000 to charities.…

SOURCES: Montebello City Council will approve all vote by mail ballot for the March 5, 2019 special election

SOURCES: Montebello City Council will approve all vote by mail ballot for the March 5, 2019 special election

  BY BRIAN HEWS Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has learned through sources that…

Political Scene

White House Holiday Ornaments Now on Display at the Cerritos Library

White House Holiday Ornaments Now on Display at the Cerritos Library

2002 ornament   By Tammye McDuff Every year since 1981 the White House Historical Association has had the privilege of designing the Official White House Christmas Ornament. When…

Investigation finds Asm. Cristina Garcia was drunk and ‘overly familiar,’ but did not sexually assault staffer

Investigation finds Asm. Cristina Garcia was drunk and ‘overly familiar,’ but did not sexually assault staffer

BY BRIAN HEWS The Assembly has once again yielded to Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia’s apparent inside information on some Assembly members, saying she was simply “overly familiar” with staff…

EPA Provides $614 Million Loan to the City of San Diego for Innovative Water Recycling Project

EPA Provides $614 Million Loan to the City of San Diego for Innovative Water Recycling Project

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signs a $614 WIFIA loan to the City of San Diego alongside Mayor Kevin Faulconer. STAFF REPORT EPA Loan Supports City’s Pure Water…

CENTRAL BASIN RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CENTRAL BASIN RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  STAFF REPORT Commerce, CA – The Central Basin Municipal Water District has once again been recognized for information technology practices that excel in creative and efficient resources in local…

DAILY NEWS: Ivanka Trump used personal account to send hundreds of emails about government business in Clinton-esque move, lock her up!

DAILY NEWS: Ivanka Trump used personal account to send hundreds of emails about government business in Clinton-esque move, lock her up!

Lock her up! Ivanka Trump, while serving in her official capacity as a White House adviser, used a personal account to send hundreds of emails to other government…

DAILY NEWS: Michael Avenatti reportedly arrested for domestic violence

DAILY NEWS: Michael Avenatti reportedly arrested for domestic violence

The Daily News is reporting Michael Avenatti, the telegenic attorney best known for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Trump, was arrested Wednesday for…

Radical Communist Organization, Led by El Rancho Unified Board Member Jose Lara, Proclaims Victory in ERUSD Elections

Radical Communist Organization, Led by El Rancho Unified Board Member Jose Lara, Proclaims Victory in ERUSD Elections

BY BRIAN HEWS Tuesday November 13, 2018 In the wake of the El Rancho Unified School District scandal in January of this year, when ERUSD teacher Greg Salcido…

High School Sports

2018 HMG-CN FALL ALL-AREA TEAMS: Artesia football has season for the ages, Cerritos, Whitney girls volleyball shine in new league

2018 HMG-CN FALL ALL-AREA TEAMS: Artesia football has season for the ages, Cerritos, Whitney girls volleyball shine in new league

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter For the Artesia High and John Glenn High football teams, forming the 605 League paid…

BOYS BASKETBALL: Carothers has career night as Cerritos posts first wire to wire victory against city rivals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Carothers has career night as Cerritos posts first wire to wire victory against city rivals

Gahr High senior Ryan Young takes one of his two first half shots against Cerritos High in last Friday night’s contest.…

BOYS SOCCER: Artesia dusts off the rust in season opener, doubles up Valley Christian

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The CIF-Southern Section winter season officially began on Nov. 12. One day later, the Valley…

CIF-SS DIVISION 12 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME : Artesia’s dream season comes to an end in thumping by Linfield Christian

CIF-SS DIVISION 12 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME : Artesia’s dream season comes to an end in thumping by Linfield Christian

Artesia High senior cornerback Demarco Burton tries to tackle Linfield Christian High’s Kaleb Maresh in last Saturday night’s CIF-Southern Section Division…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW : Whitney’s Genera the latest area softball player to showcase her talents on the islands

    By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter First it was Heather Cameron and Jennifer Iseri, former Cerritos High standouts who…

2018-2019 GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW NEW COACHES, FIRST-YEAR LEAGUE WITH INTRIGUING COMPETITION HEADLINE AREA TEAMS

2018-2019 GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW NEW COACHES, FIRST-YEAR LEAGUE WITH INTRIGUING COMPETITION HEADLINE AREA TEAMS

  BY LOREN KOPFF @LORENKOPFF ON TWITTER Not only will a trio of area teams see the recent champions of the…

Artesia High moves on to championship game as defense has its day against Laguna Beach, faces Linfield Christian

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter Just like most of its games this season, the Artesia High football team put together…