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Pop Music Icon Prince Dies at Home in Minneapolis

Follow   Media is reporting that pop music icon Prince passed away at his home today, “according to his publicist.” See story on TMZ…

La Mirada Business Recognition Program

Follow     The City of La Mirada Business Recognition Program highlights local businesses and honors their achievements. Businesses are recognized for demonstrating significant community involvement, celebrating anniversary…

HMG-CN 2016 SOFTBALL PREVIEWS: Gahr loaded again to have another banner season, Suburban League to be more competitive

Follow By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The Cerritos High and Gahr High softball teams were primed to meet in the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section Division III semifinals…

Assemblyman Travis Allen Introduces Legislation to Stop the Sale of Illegal Drug Paraphernalia

Follow AB 2169 bans the sale of illegal drug paraphernalia across the State of California SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) introduced AB 2169, which eliminates…

La Mirada’s Annual Spring Beautification Contest Mar. 14-25

Follow Now is the time to put the special touches on your home and garden as La Mirada’s annual Spring Beautification Contest is fast approaching. Volunteer judges will…

Reps. Napolitano, Wittman Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Water Quality and Quantity Issues

Follow   (WASHINGTON, DC)  Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and Rob Wittman (R-VA-01), members of the House Natural Resources Committee, have introduced the Water Resources Research Amendments Act…

Legislation Provides Greater Oversight of State and Local Government Debt

Follow   SB 1029 responds to issues raised by a San Francisco embezzlement case in which millions of dollars in bonds were looted SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bob Hertzberg,…

Metro Secures $300 Million in Federal Funds for Rail Projects

Follow The U.S. Department of Transportation this week announced that it will appropriate$300 million to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for two major rail projects…

Christmas Tree Recycling for La Mirada Residents

Follow La Mirada residents may place their used Christmas trees curbside on the normal trash pick-up day. Trees should be cut into six-foot segments and be free of…

Man Killed at 24 Hour Tire Sale in La Mirada

Follow LA MIRADA (CNS) – A La Mirada tire business worker was killed today when a jack stand collapsed under a fork lift that was having its tires…

Community Input Requested for La Mirada’s 2020 Strategic Plan

Follow The City of La Mirada recently hosted a Community Forum to gain input from residents for the City’s 2020 Strategic Plan. The new Strategic Plan will build…

La Mirada Holiday Home Decorating Contest

Follow Get out your decorations and start planning your festive holiday display. The City of La Mirada’s annual Holiday Home Decorating program is fast approaching. Residents are encouraged…

Bellflower Revives Boulevard Streetscape

Follow   By Tammye McDuff The Bellflower City Council designated a portion of Bellflower Boulevard between Flower Street on the south and the Greenway bikeway on the north…

City News

La Mirada Crime Summary May 2 – May 8, 2016

Follow Public Safety Team Urges Home Alarm System Maintenance Regular maintenance of your home alarm…

May 2016 Local Deals Magazine – Great Local Coupons, Great Local Deals!

May 2016 Local Deals Magazine – Great Local Coupons, Great Local Deals!

Follow Click on image to view May 2016 Local Deals Magazine. Below the magazine are individual…

La Mirada Crime Summary Apr. 25-May 1, 2016

Follow Free CERT training offered   The City of La Mirada is offering free Community…

The Gardens Casino is Hiring for Multiple Positions, Apply Now!

Follow The Gardens Casino in Hawaiian Gardens is searching for top notch talent to join…

Cerritos Resident Melinda Kimsey Fined $20,000 for Falsely Accusing Teacher of Pedophilia

Cerritos Resident Melinda Kimsey Fined $20,000 for Falsely Accusing Teacher of Pedophilia

Follow   Staff Report Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained court documents that show Cerritos…

Drug Kingpin of Skid Row Arrested in Cerritos

Follow From CBS  News A 48-year-old man who police call the drug kingpin of Skid…

La Mirada Crime Summary Apr. 11 – Apr. 17, 2016

Follow Residential Burglary Cash, jewelry and a camera were reported stolen from a residence on…

Smart Phone App Ogle Allows Students to Post Explicit or Threatening Content Anonymously

Smart Phone App Ogle Allows Students to Post Explicit or Threatening Content Anonymously

Follow   By Brian Hews The Cerritos Sheriff’s were forced to investigate a threat posted…

La Mirada Crime Summary – Apr. 4 -10, 2016

Follow Residential Burglary A burglary occurred at a residence on the 13600 block of Bona…

Cerritos Sheriff’s Investigating Shooting Threat Posted Online at Cerritos High School

Follow By Brian Hews HMG-CN has confirmed that Cerritos Sheriff’s are currently at Cerritos High…

EXCLUSIVE: Norwalk Commissioner Rosa Barragan’s Residence Raided by Norwalk Sheriff’s; Drugs, Guns, and Money Seized

Follow   By Brian Hews A raid conducted at the residence of current Norwalk Planning…

Mar. 21 – Mar. 27, 2016 La Mirada Crime Summary

Follow La Mirada Sheriff’s Deputies Remain Proactive Keeping La Mirada one of safest communities in…

EXCLUSIVE: Norwalk Councilman Marcel Rodarte to Leave Council for California Contract Cities Executive Director Position

Follow   By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has confirmed through a high-level source…

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Sports

SUBURBAN LEAGUE SOFTBALL: Norwalk’s Vasquez calm as they come, nearly perfect against crosstown rival

Follow By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   The type of performance Norwalk High’s Breanna Vasquez had against John Glenn High last Friday was nothing new for the…

HMG-CN 2016 SOFTBALL PREVIEWS: Gahr loaded again to have another banner season, Suburban League to be more competitive

Follow By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The Cerritos High and Gahr High softball teams were primed to meet in the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section Division III semifinals…

WEEK SEVEN FOOTBALL

Follow Artesia stays in playoff hunt as defense holds off Cerritos in second half By Loren Kopff If any of the Artesia High student body wanted to partake…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW: Pool play action wraps up in Valley Christian Girls Varsity Basketball Tournament

Follow By Loren Kopff   With a chance to win their respective pools and potentially have a chance to face each other in either the championship game, or…

Cerritos girls soccer has no problems with Gahr, remains hot to begin season

Cerritos girls soccer has no problems with Gahr, remains hot to begin season

Follow By Loren Kopff What a difference a season makes. The Cerritos girls soccer team opened up last season losing six of its first seven games with a…

Gahr dominates Cerritos again behind Carlyle brothers, Harris

Follow   By Loren Kopff The sequel to the Cerritos-Gahr boys basketball showing was pretty much similar to part one, which was played on Dec. 6 in the…

Health

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

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

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

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

Study Suggests ‘Dirty Air’ Clogging Southeast LA County Cities

Study Suggests ‘Dirty Air’ Clogging Southeast LA County Cities

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

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

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

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