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1 Person Killed in Long Beach House Fire

  It took 24 firefighters approximately eight minutes to put out the fire, according to the Long Beach Fire Department. The Red Cross is assisting displaced residents.  …

November 23 – November 29, 2020 La Mirada Crime Summary

November 23 – November 29, 2020 La Mirada Crime Summary

Aggravated Assault • A victim was arrested on the 13200 block of Woodridge Ave. for vandalizing a vehicle and brandishing a firearm. No injuries were sustained during the incident.…

Get Ready to Simplify Your Holiday Season To-Do List!

Get Ready to Simplify Your Holiday Season To-Do List!

    The holiday season is almost upon us, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people will have to become more creative about how they choose to…

I-5 Northbound & Southbound Overnight Lane Closures

Between Alondra Boulevard & Artesia Boulevard La Mirada– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces scheduled overnight lane closures on Interstate 5 (Santa Ana Freeway) southbound and northbound…

Yorba Linda native prepares food aboard USS Princeton

Yorba Linda native prepares food aboard USS Princeton

201111-N-OW019-0013 ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 11, 2020) Culinary Specialist Seaman Recruit Joseph Soto, from Yorba Linda, Calif., prepares food for a Veterans Day meal in the galley aboard the…

Honoring La Mirada Veterans

Honoring La Mirada Veterans

A special ceremony honoring local Veterans will be held on Wednesday, November 11, at 11 a.m. at the Civic Center Plaza. This free event is open to all ages and…

SoCal Edison Says Its Equipment May Have Sparked Silverado Fire

SoCal Edison Says Its Equipment May Have Sparked Silverado Fire

  (AP) Southern California Edison said its equipment may have sparked a fast-moving wildfire that forced evacuation orders for some 100,000 people and seriously injured two firefighters on…

October 23, 2020 COVID Report: 23 New Deaths and 2,773 New Cases in Los Angeles County

October 23, 2020 COVID Report: 23 New Deaths and 2,773 New Cases in Los Angeles County

    High COVID-19 Case Numbers Reflect Backlog Test Results The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 23 new deaths and 2,773 new…

I-5 NB & SB Overnight Full Freeway Closures from Carmenita Rd. to Artesia Blvd.

I-5 NB & SB Overnight Full Freeway Closures from Carmenita Rd. to Artesia Blvd.

Artesia Boulevard Off Ramp from Southbound I-5 Will Close for One Year  Santa Fe Springs– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces the scheduled overnight full freeway closures…

HMG-CN EXCLUSIVE: L.A. County Will Buy Several Area Hotels for Over $70 Million to House Homeless

HMG-CN EXCLUSIVE: L.A. County Will Buy Several Area Hotels for Over $70 Million to House Homeless

    THE MOTEL 6, located on the corner of Pioneer and Imperial at 11734 Imperial Hwy. in Norwalk, is one of nine hotels the county will purchase.…

Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2020 La Mirada Crime Summary

Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2020 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests Four suspects were detained and arrested for vandalism and possession of a loaded firearm near the intersection of Adoree St. and El Moro Ave. A suspect…

LASD Homicide Responding to a Deputy Involved Shooting in Paramount

LASD Homicide Responding to a Deputy Involved Shooting in Paramount

  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are responding to a deputy-involved shooting. The incident occurred Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at approximately 12:40 p.m., on the 7300 block…

‘Portland Sheriff’ Denies He Supports Trump

      BY BRIAN HEWS • September 30, 2020 In a tweet last night, Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese called out Trump for lying, saying he does…

Cerritos and La Mirada Crime Summaries: September 14-20

Cerritos and La Mirada Crime Summaries: September 14-20

Cerritos Aggravated Assault 9/14/20 166th St/Bloomfield Ave. An adult with a handgun- White chevy van (victim) was stopped at a red light. Suspect stopped next to him and…

City News

Humvee Stolen From National Guard Armory in Bell

  January 18, 2021 (LAT) The FBI is asking for the public’s help in finding…

Man in Glendora Arrested in Connection With Capitol Hill Riot

  The arrest is the first in Southern California related to the rampage through the…

Jesse Urquidi Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Board

Jesse Urquidi Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Board

Jesse Urquidi January 13, 2021 NORWALK, Calif. — The Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, Board…

Covid Patients’ Symptoms Persist Six Months in Foreboding Study

Covid Patients’ Symptoms Persist Six Months in Foreboding Study

Fatigue, muscle weakness are leading ailments; anxiety common, neutralizing antibodies shown to drop by more than…

La Palma-Cerritos AAUW Virtual Meetings in 2021

By Edna Ethington The La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW)…

January 10, 2021 COVID: 166 New Deaths, 14,482 New Cases L. A. County, 17.5% Positivity

January 10, 2021 COVID: 166 New Deaths, 14,482 New Cases L. A. County, 17.5% Positivity

      The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released…

Schwarzenegger compares Capitol riots to deadly Nazi attack, slams Trump

Schwarzenegger compares Capitol riots to deadly Nazi attack, slams Trump

    January 10, 2021 In a nearly eight-minute long video released Sunday, Arnold Schwarzenegger…

Whittier Councilwoman Jessica Martinez and Yorba Linda Trustee Were at Capitol During Riot

Whittier Councilwoman Jessica Martinez and Yorba Linda Trustee Were at Capitol During Riot

January 10, 2020 FROM LOS ANGELES TIMES Leandra Blades visited Washington this week for a…

January 9, 2021 COVID: 221 New Deaths, 16,982 New Cases in L.A. County

January 9, 2021 COVID: 221 New Deaths, 16,982 New Cases in L.A. County

  L.A. County Surpasses 900,000 COVID-19 Cases and 12,000 Deaths; Three New MIS-C Cases in…

January 8, 2020 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

January 8, 2020 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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

SOURCES: Department of Defense Refuses to Deploy National Guard to the Capital

SOURCES: Department of Defense Refuses to Deploy National Guard to the Capital

Picture from inside House Chamber, security has guns drawn.   January 6, 2020 HMG-CN has…

Jan. 5, 2020 COVID Report: 224 New Deaths, 13,512 New Cases L.A. County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has tragically reported more than…

La Mirada Restaurant Owner of El Tepeyac Sues Former Employee Over Yelp Remarks

La Mirada Restaurant Owner of El Tepeyac Sues Former Employee Over Yelp Remarks

  According to the suit, the former employee began a “calculated scheme to destroy” the…

Sports

California Interscholastic Federation Delays Start of 2020-2021 Fall Athletic Season

California Interscholastic Federation Delays Start of 2020-2021 Fall Athletic Season

    By Loren Kopff• @LorenKopff on Twitter• December 2, 2020   Less than a month after area high schools were permitted to begin conditioning for their fall…

Norwalk High Athletics Play the Waiting Game Like Everyone Else, Eager to Come Back

Norwalk High Athletics Play the Waiting Game Like Everyone Else, Eager to Come Back

    BY LOREN KOPFF • @LORENKOPFF ON TWITTER • September 17, 2020 Norwalk High assistant athletic director Jim Webster admitted he “definitely wasn’t optimistic” prior to the CIF-Southern…

New Spring Setup to be Stressful for John Glenn High Athletics

New Spring Setup to be Stressful for John Glenn High Athletics

    BY LOREN KOPFF • @LORENKOPFF ON TWITTER August 21, 2020 Outside of a few sports, John Glenn High’s athletics haven’t been too popular over the years. But…

Ex-Gahr and current UCLA baseball standout gaining a lot in San Diego League

Ex-Gahr and current UCLA baseball standout gaining a lot in San Diego League

    By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter • July 23, 2020 When the UCLA baseball season, like everything else, was cut short in March due to the…

High school athletics to begin in December as calendars are released for 2020-2021 school year

High school athletics to begin in December as calendars are released for 2020-2021 school year

    By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter July 21, 2020   A little over four months ago, the high school athletic spring season came to a…

CIF State and Southern Section announce two-season sports calendar starting in December

CIF State and Southern Section announce two-season sports calendar starting in December

  BY LOREN KOPFF The CIF State office just came out with its 2020-2021 sports calendar. Notable dates for the last day of section playoffs for some of…

Health

January 9, 2021 COVID: 221 New Deaths, 16,982 New Cases in L.A. County

January 9, 2021 COVID: 221 New Deaths, 16,982 New Cases in L.A. County

  L.A. County Surpasses 900,000 COVID-19 Cases and 12,000 Deaths; Three New MIS-C Cases in Children Confirmed   The Los Angeles…

COVID Hits Cerritos Employees at City Hall, Other City Facilities

COVID Hits Cerritos Employees at City Hall, Other City Facilities

    By Brian Hews • December 20, 2020 Hews Media Group-Cerritos News has confirmed with city officials that several Cerritos…

Dec 2, 2020 COVID Report: 40 New Deaths and 5,987 New Confirmed Cases in Los Angeles County

Dec 2, 2020 COVID Report: 40 New Deaths and 5,987 New Confirmed Cases in Los Angeles County

  COVID-19 Deaths Increase as L.A. County Continues to Break COVID-19 Hospitalizations Record   The Los Angeles County Department of Public…

Public Health Issues Safer at Home Order After 5-Day Average Hits 4,751 Cases of COVID

Public Health Issues Safer at Home Order After 5-Day Average Hits 4,751 Cases of COVID

  November 27, 2020 As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continue to increase,…

Yorba Linda native prepares food aboard USS Princeton

Yorba Linda native prepares food aboard USS Princeton

201111-N-OW019-0013 ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 11, 2020) Culinary Specialist Seaman Recruit Joseph Soto, from Yorba Linda, Calif., prepares food for a Veterans…

Nov. 20, 2020 COVID Report: 35 New Deaths and 4,272 New Cases in Los Angeles County

Nov. 20, 2020 COVID Report: 35 New Deaths and 4,272 New Cases in Los Angeles County

  COVID-19 Transmission is Alarmingly High in L.A. County The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed…

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