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Operation Fashion Police: Downtown LA Fashion District Raided by Feds, $65,000,000 Seized, Nine Arrested

Follow Fashion District Store Using ‘Black Market Peso Exchange’ Scheme Allegedly Took Ransom Money for Hostage Being Held and Tortured by Sinaloa Drug Cartel LOS ANGELES – Approximately…

EDITORIAL: Whittier Daily News Reporter Mike Sprague Fabricated Article on Central Basin Director Art Chacon

Follow HMG-CN contacted one of Sprague’s experts who said, “I am extremely upset that Sprague lied to get a quote from me about the Central Basin board vote…

Avel Turks: Suspected Driver Charged in Rolling Gun Battle, Attempted Murder of Police

Follow An 18-year-old man found hiding in a dumpster following Monday’s police pursuit that turned into a rolling gun battle was charged today with multiple counts of attempted…

 NLMUSD Superintendent Ruth Perez Named Deputy Superintendent with Los Angeles Unified School District

 NLMUSD Superintendent Ruth Perez Named Deputy Superintendent with Los Angeles Unified School District

Follow By Randy Economy Dr. Ruth Perez, the popular Superintendent of Schools for the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has accepted the position of Deputy Superintendent with the…

UPDATE: Cerritos College Police Chief Richard Bukowiecki Dead From Suicide; Autopsy Underway

UPDATE: Cerritos College Police Chief Richard Bukowiecki Dead From Suicide; Autopsy Underway

Follow UPDATE: 10:40 a.m. HMG-CN can confirm that Bukowiecki died in Westminster and that members of the Westminster Police Department informed officials at Cerritos College on Monday about…

Nancy Kelly, Legendary Cerritos College Softball Coach Dies

Follow By Randy Economy Nancy Kelly, a legendary coach from Cerritos College passes away on Sunday, Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper has learned. The death of Kelly was confirmed…

BREAKING: Cerritos College Police Chief Richard Bukowiecki Dead From Apparent Suicide

Follow By Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper has learned that the top law enforcement officer at Cerritos College has apparently taken his own life over this past…

August 15 Hews Media Group Community News eNewspaper

August 15 Hews Media Group Community News eNewspaper

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Profanity Laced Lawsuit Filed by Downey Fire Union Targets Mayor, Council, Chief 

Follow By Tammye McDuff  The continuing battle between Downey City officials and members of a labor union representing Downey Fire Fighters has reached a new boiling point when details of a new profanity-laced lawsuit was brought into…

SUBPOENA GATE: HMG-CN Confirms Leaked Central Basin FBI Subpoena Given to MWD Board Was Altered

SUBPOENA GATE: HMG-CN Confirms Leaked Central Basin FBI Subpoena Given to MWD Board Was Altered

Follow By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained through a public records request copies of a Central Basin Municipal Water District subpoena given…

Governor’s Office Silent on Martha Guzman-Aceves Conflict of Interest, Financial Scandal

Governor’s Office Silent on Martha Guzman-Aceves Conflict of Interest, Financial Scandal

Follow Office of the Governor refusing to take phone calls and comment on HMG-CN story. By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Two weeks ago, Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper…

Death of Athlete Jasmine Cornejo Saddens Artesia High School, Cerritos College Soccer Programs

Death of Athlete Jasmine Cornejo Saddens Artesia High School, Cerritos College Soccer Programs

Follow By Loren Kopff  Former Artesia High School and Cerritos College soccer star Jasmine Cornejo passed away on August 3 due to complications of a seizure from the…

Commerce Councilmember Abusing  City’s Vehicle Use Policy

Commerce Councilmember Abusing City’s Vehicle Use Policy

Follow By Brian Hews In May of 2012, the City Council passed a car policy that was very specific, stipulating that the cars could only be used for…

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Downey Hosts Free Pet Care Fair

Follow By Tammye McDuff SEAACA in cooperation with the city of Downey and The Lucy…

Elks Lodge Raises Money for Rancho Los Amigos Pediatrics

Follow By Tammye McDuff For years the Downey Elks Lodge #2020 has been quietly raising…

Artesia Council Approves Artesia Park Field Use for Upcoming Calendar Year

Follow By Loren Kopff It looks as if the battle of the turf, specifically Artesia…

OLYMPIC LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Inexperienced Valley Christian swept, intimidated by division’s top team

Follow By Loren Kopff   Moments after Valley Christian’s critical girls volleyball match with Village…

WEEK SIX FOOTBALL Artesia’s Cristian Rodriguez handles Cerritos on offense and defense

Follow By Loren Kopff   Artesia’s football team, on the heels of a three-game losing…

Teen males arrested after home burglary in Cerritos

Follow HMG-CN Crime Wire Three Los Angeles residents were arrested after an alleged home burglary…

La Mirada ‘Get Ready to ShakeOut’ on October 16

Follow Each year, the City of La Mirada brings together businesses, residents, and community organizations to…

Norwalk Seeks Entries for Halloween Parade

Follow   The City of Norwalk will be hosting the 31st Annual Arturo Sanchez Sr.,…

La Mirada City Council Awards Sheriff’s Deputy

Follow By Brian Hews The La Mirada City Council recently recognized Los Angeles County Sheriff’s…

WEEK FIVE FOOTBALL Walker nearly a one-man show as Norwalk roughs up Cerritos

Follow By Loren Kopff While it’s hard for anyone to forget the accomplishments that former…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW: Dantuma paves the way for Valley Christian in Olympic League opener

Follow By Loren Kopff   The Valley Christian girls volleyball team continued its dominance over…

SUBURBAN LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL:  Amalu, Bales, Okoli lead Cerritos in five-set thriller at Norwalk, stay close to first place

Follow   By Loren Kopff   The Cerritos girls volleyball team knows a little something…

Downey Celebrates Third Annual Film Festival

Follow By Tammye McDuff The city of Downey is host to many exciting events. 2014…

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Endorsement: Elect Steve Keithly For La Mirada City Council

Follow Official Lamplighter Endorsement: Elect Steve Keithly to the La Mirada City Council Elections in La Mirada for city council haven’t been a contact sport, until this year.…

Letters: Fiscal Cliff Threaten California Patient Care

Follow Dear Editor: Largely lost in discussions about the so-called “fiscal cliff” is the immediate and very real threat that drastic spending cuts pose to the health and…

La Mirada Needs More Shopping Choices

Follow Dear Editor: Our family has lived in La Mirada and watched it grow for the past 44 years. In all that time, the only money we’ve spent…

Ebell Club Thanks Lamplighter Publisher

Follow Dear Mr. Hews: The members of La Mirada Ebell Club would like to express their sincere gratitude to the La Mirada Lamplighter for its generous publication of…

Thanks for supporting the Friends of the La Mirada Library

Follow Dear Editor: Just a note of appreciation for the recent articles in the La Mirada Lamplighter about our upcoming FOL Book Sale. Since our sole purpose is…

LM Chamber Bully Tactics

Follow Dear Editor: I started my business here in La Mirada in 2003. I joined the Chamber of commerce shortly thereafter to support the community.  The downturn in…

La Mirada Chamber Executive Director Calls Lamplighter a Bad Idea

La Mirada Chamber Executive Director Calls Lamplighter a Bad Idea

Follow       Dear Editor: I want to go on the record. I think La Mirada having a weekly newspaper that reaches every home in La Mirada…