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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…

LA MIRADA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AND NIGHT MARKET CONTINUES

STAFF REPORT The city of La Mirada asks that you come and enjoy summer evenings filled with music, dancing, and delicious food.  The popular Concerts Under the Stars…

Hawaiian Gardens Commissioner Anna Rodriguez Calls City-Sponsored Senior Programs ‘Excessive’

Hawaiian Gardens Commissioner Anna Rodriguez Calls City-Sponsored Senior Programs ‘Excessive’

[current_date] BY BRIAN HEWS Hawaiian Gardens Planning Commissioner Anna Rodriguez, who was appointed by current City Mayor Myra Maravilla, evidently does not think very highly of the City’s…

Casting announced for 3-D Theatricals’ Production of the Tony Award-Winning Musical Comedy Shrek at the Cerritos Center

Casting announced for 3-D Theatricals’ Production of the Tony Award-Winning Musical Comedy Shrek at the Cerritos Center

    August 9-25, 2019 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts   3-D Theatricals concludes its 10th Anniversary season with the Tony Award®-winning musical comedy, SHREK The…

LOW-COST PET VACCINES & MICROCHIPPING AT LA MIRADA’S SUMMER CONCERT

  Pet vaccines and veterinarian services will be available on Thursday, June 27 at the Summer Concert at Regional Park. Veterinarian services will be provided by H.E.A.R.T. (Healthcare…

11 dead, 6 injured in Virginia Beach shooting

11 dead, 6 injured in Virginia Beach shooting

FROM NY DAILY NEWS >At least 11 people were killed and six people injured by a shooter who was shot and killed by police at the city’s Municipal Center…

TREE PEOPLE TO PLANT 11,000 TREES IN LOCAL CITIES 

TREE PEOPLE TO PLANT 11,000 TREES IN LOCAL CITIES 

STAFF REPORT Tree People, an environmental nonprofit organization, will be planting more than 3,000 trees along the City’s streets and parks. The work is part of a larger…

LOCAL REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE FOR APRIL 2019

LOCAL REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE FOR APRIL 2019

BY TAMMYE MCDUFF Los Angeles County’s Gateway Cities cover a stretch of land along the southeast edge of the County, bordering Orange County. The diverse collection of 27…

May 10, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

May 10, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

Greetings! Click on image to view in full-screen. Thanks for reading Southern California’s Community Newspaper.™…

April 29 – May 05, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

April 29 – May 05, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests A named suspect was arrested near the intersection of Rosecrans Ave. and Stanton Ave in connection to an assault with a deadly weapon incident that was…

“Love La Mirada” Day of Service May 4

The fourth annual “Love La Mirada” Day of Service event will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to noon. Opportunities to participate in a variety…

April 22- April 28, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

April 22- April 28, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests • The La Mirada Detectives identified two suspects who were involved in a grand theft of nicotine gum that occurred in late December on the 14800 block of…

LA MIRADA RESIDENT RECOGNIZED FOR 90TH BIRTHDAY MILESTONE

LA MIRADA RESIDENT RECOGNIZED FOR 90TH BIRTHDAY MILESTONE

LA MIRADA MAYOR (at the time) Larry Mowles recognized long-time city resident Peggy Roman for her 90th birthday milestone.   The La Mirada City Council recognized long-time city…

City News

July 8-14, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

July 8-14, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

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

Two sheriffs injured in altercation on Barrington Dr. in La Mirada

Two sheriffs injured in altercation on Barrington Dr. in La Mirada

  LA MIRADA ~Two Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies were hurt during an altercation at…

Closures of Long Beach Freeway (I-710) for Road Resurfacing and Bridge Widening Project

Closures of Long Beach Freeway (I-710) for Road Resurfacing and Bridge Widening Project

    COMMERCE, VERNON, EAST LOS ANGELES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces…

July 12, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

July 12, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

[current_date] Greetings! Click on image to view, then click box on lower right to view…

BELLFLOWER CONDUCTS FIRST PHASE OF HOMELESS CENSUS

BELLFLOWER CONDUCTS FIRST PHASE OF HOMELESS CENSUS

  BY TAMMYE MCDUFF By way of background, when the City did a survey of…

Former La Mirada Football Coach Shane Blood Passes Away

Former La Mirada Football Coach Shane Blood Passes Away

  STAFF REPORT In a statement from LMH, “It is with great sadness and a…

Mirada Hills Rehab Hospital’s New Executive Director

Mirada Hills Rehab Hospital’s New Executive Director

STAFF REPORT Mirada Hills Rehabilitation and Convalescent Hospital, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, is…

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Free and Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2019-2020

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Free and Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2019-2020

THE FREE and reduced-prince eligibly scale for meals based on federal guidelines with, starting on…

Resource Parents Needed to Foster or Foster-Adopt A Child

STAFF REPORT Foster care and foster-adoption are meaningful ways for individuals and couples to fulfill…

June 24 – 30, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

June 24 – 30, 2019 La Mirada Crime Summary

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

Arturo Marrujo Falls to His Death From Norwalk Freeway Bridge

Arturo Marrujo Falls to His Death From Norwalk Freeway Bridge

From MynewsLA Authorities Saturday identified a 35-year-old man who died on the Glenn Anderson (105)…

CARMAGEDDON! I-5 Northbound Overnight Full Closure – Artesia Blvd. to Valley View Ave.

CARMAGEDDON!  I-5 Northbound Overnight Full Closure – Artesia Blvd. to Valley View Ave.

Buena Park / La Mirada – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces the scheduled…

June 28, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

June 28, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

Greetings! Click on image to view, then click box on lower right to view in…

Sports

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…

AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION ‘B’ STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT Cerritos 10-Under All-Stars unable to weather the hot conditions, go two and out

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter LANCASTER-The Amateur Softball Association ‘B’ State Championship Tournament has been held in Lancaster and nearby Palmdale for many years. While it tends…

Artesia Punishers president, manager looks back on program’s lone National Championship

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter It has been a decade since the Artesia Punishers 18-Under travel softball team won the USA/Amateur Softball Association 18-Under ‘A’ National Championship,…

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…