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November 1, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

November 1, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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LA County Public Health Warns of Possible Measles Exposure Locations

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is investigating an additional confirmed case of measles in a Los Angeles County resident. Public…

Valley View to Close for Nearly Four Days From Artesia to Alondra in Early October

Valley View to Close for Nearly Four Days From Artesia to Alondra in Early October

     STAFF REPORT Santa Fe Springs – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces the scheduled 91-hour closure of Valley View View Ave. between Artesia Blvd. and…

Sept. 9-15 La Mirada Crime Summary

Sept. 9-15 La Mirada Crime Summary

LA MIRADA Notable Arrests • Thirteen suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations. Robbery • A cell phone was reported stolen during an…

Sept. 2-8, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Sept. 2-8, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests A suspect was arrested after stealing merchandise on the 13500 block of Beach Blvd. The suspect was quickly detained and arrested. Nine suspects were arrested throughout…

La Mirada Community Health Information and Safety Fair

STAFF REPORT The City of La Mirada will host a free Community Health Information and Safety Fair on Wednesday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at…

ORIGINAL LOBSTER FESTIVAL COMING TO LONG BEACH SEPT. 6-8

ORIGINAL LOBSTER FESTIVAL COMING TO LONG BEACH SEPT. 6-8

The Original Lobster Festival is coming to Long Beach on Sept. 6-8 preparing fresh, live Maine lobsters in the world’s largest cooker, which steams up to a thousand…

POLICE: Disgruntled Employee Arrested After Threatening Mass Shooting at Long Beach Marriot

  FROM KTLA ~ Police in Long Beach said they thwarted a possible mass shooting this week when they arrested a disgruntled hotel cook who allegedly threatened to…

BELLFLOWER WILL CONSIDER RECREATIONAL CANNABIS PERMITS

BELLFLOWER WILL CONSIDER RECREATIONAL CANNABIS PERMITS

BY TAMMYE MCDUFF When the city of Bellflower began to contemplate commercial cannabis activity in 2016, the City Council held true to their pledge and limited the licenses…

COYOTE CREEK CLEARED OF HOMELESS ENCAMPMENTS

STAFF REPORT The La Mirada Special Assignment Team assisted in clearing out numerous encampments along the Coyote Creek flood control channel between Imperial Hwy/Marquardt Ave to Rosecrans Ave/Marquardt…

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 softball players showcased their talents, hopeful of…

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…

EXCLUSIVE: Possible Ransomeware Virus Shuts Down Montebello Unified School District Computer System

EXCLUSIVE: Possible Ransomeware Virus Shuts Down Montebello Unified School District Computer System

  July 12, 2019, 2:40 PM BY BRIAN HEWS Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has obtained an email that indicates the Montebello Unified School District computer system…

City News

STATE FILES LAWSUIT TO ALLOW DELIVERIES IN CITIES THAT HAVE OUTLAWED CANNABIS

STATE FILES LAWSUIT TO ALLOW DELIVERIES IN CITIES THAT HAVE OUTLAWED CANNABIS

BY BRIAN HEWS The state this week intervened in a new court battle over home…

Nov. 18-24 La Mirada Crime Summary

Nov. 18-24 La Mirada Crime Summary

  Notable Arrests • Five suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics…

Shop Small TODAY!

Shop Small TODAY!

BY TAMMYE MCDUFF Every time you pick up a coffee at your local café, grab…

Christmas Show Benefits City of Hope Saturday November 30 at La Mirada Theatre

Christmas Show Benefits City of Hope Saturday November 30, 3 p.m. The Masters of Harmony is…

Crime Summary: Rash of Auto Thefts Hit La Mirada Last Week

Crime Summary: Rash of Auto Thefts Hit La Mirada Last Week

A box truck was reported stolen on the 14000 block of Rosecrans Ave. A truck…

Caltrans Rerouted Traffic Without Informing Cerritos, Violating the I-5 EIR, Illegal Move Will Cost the City Over $5 Million

Caltrans Rerouted Traffic Without Informing Cerritos, Violating the I-5 EIR, Illegal Move Will Cost the City Over $5 Million

  BY BRIAN HEWS Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News has obtained a letter, dated…

ANTHONY OTERO DECLARES CANDIDACY FOR LA MIRADA CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 5 SEAT

ANTHONY OTERO DECLARES CANDIDACY FOR LA MIRADA CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 5 SEAT

Anthony Otero Anthony Otero, a 23 year law enforcement veteran and La Mirada Boy Scout…

Nov. 4 – 10, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Nov. 4 – 10, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests Twelve suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations.…

November 8, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

November 8, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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Benton Middle School Will Hold Showcase November 14

STAFF REPORT Benton Middle School is hosting our annual Showcase on Thursday, November 14 from…

HUTCHINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HOST OPEN HOUSE NOVEMBER 14

HUTCHINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HOST OPEN HOUSE NOVEMBER 14

  STAFF REPORT Hutchinson Middle School, located at 13900 Estero Rd in La Mirada, is…

LA MIRADA NATIVE WILL RUN IN THE BOSTON MARATHON TO RAISE FUNDS FOR ESPLANADE ASSOCIATION

LA MIRADA NATIVE WILL RUN IN THE BOSTON MARATHON TO RAISE FUNDS FOR ESPLANADE ASSOCIATION

A.J. Hernandez BY BRIAN HEWS A.J. Hernandez grew up in La Mirada, travelling across the…

October 18, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

October 18, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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Sports

2019 VALLEY CHRISTIAN THANKSGIVING CLASSIC : Payero Powers Valley Christian Past La Mirada High 67-49

2019 VALLEY CHRISTIAN THANKSGIVING CLASSIC : Payero Powers Valley Christian Past La Mirada High 67-49

The Valley Christian High boys basketball team celebrates after knocking off La Mirada High 67-49 last Saturday night to win the 2019 Valley Christian Thanksgiving Classic. Senior Malvin…

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 softball players showcased their talents, hopeful of…

WEEK 9 FOOTBALL Artesia stays alive for possible postseason bid in high-scoring affair with Cerritos

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The only thing missing from Artesia High’s homecoming football game against Cerritos High last Friday night was the scoreboard at Atkins Stadium…

WEEK EIGHT FOOTBALL Norwalk spreads the wealth around with punishing ground game, roughs up Cerritos

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter It’s never too early to look ahead to the future and the Norwalk High football team showed Cerritos High that it can…

WEEK 8 FOOTBALL Bernard, Hawk power Gahr to wild fourth quarter rally against Warren

WEEK 8 FOOTBALL Bernard, Hawk power Gahr to wild fourth quarter rally against Warren

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter In the first half of Gahr High’s pivotal San Gabriel Valley League football game with Warren High, the host Gladiators missed…

Artesia Punishers 18-U team captures championship while two others finishes as runners-up

Artesia Punishers 18-U team captures championship while two others finishes as runners-up

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter FONTANA-The Artesia Punishers travel softball program was well-represented in the 2017 West Coast American Fastpitch Association Nationals with five teams vying…

Health

Living Landscapes Help California Homeowners Protect Property from Wildfires

By Kris Kiser, Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) California is undergoing a brutal fire season, and sadly, reports say it’s only…

Leapfrog: Lakewood Regional Medical Center Receives High Rankings in Patient Safety

By Brian Hews The doctors, nurses, and administrative staff at Lakewood Regional Medical Center have a lot to be proud of…

PIH Health Named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics

Whittier  – PIH Health was recently named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the second consecutive year by Truven…

Study Suggests ‘Dirty Air’ Clogging Southeast LA County Cities

Study Suggests ‘Dirty Air’ Clogging Southeast LA County Cities

By Pete Parker and Randy Economy A statewide census map has been released by the California Environmental Protection Agency (CEAP) to…

Downey Mayor Vasquez Presents ‘Healthy Heart’ Award to Brookfield Rehabs David Howell

Downey Mayor Vasquez Presents ‘Healthy Heart’ Award to Brookfield Rehabs David Howell

By Tammye McDuff Mayor Fernando Vasquez continues with Healthy Downey, recognizing those individuals or businesses committed to improving the lives of…