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HEWS MEDIA GROUP WEBSITE HIT BY HACKERS FROM EUROPE

HEWS MEDIA GROUP WEBSITE HIT BY HACKERS FROM EUROPE

  Hews Media Group-Community News’ website has been hit by hackers in the last two weeks attempting a “distributed denial of service, ” (DDoS) attack, finally forcing the…

Whitney High ‘Roots’ Slavery Simulation Taped 8th Grader’s Hands, Laid Children on Floor of ‘Slave Ship’

Whitney High ‘Roots’ Slavery Simulation Taped 8th Grader’s Hands, Laid Children on Floor of ‘Slave Ship’

By Brian Hews Three teachers at Whitney High have been enveloped in controversy due to a simulated slavery ship enactment they intended to hold during their 8th grade…

Man struck, killed while walking along 91 Freeway in Artesia

Man struck, killed while walking along 91 Freeway in Artesia

Staff Report  A man was struck and killed while walking in the eastbound lanes of the 91 Freeway in Artesia, authorities said Saturday. The crash occurred approximately 11:30…

  I-5 Valley View Ave. Project Update

Staff Report Construction of the I-5 widening along the La Mirada segment continues. Crews have closed the southbound Valley View Avenue left turn lane to South Firestone Boulevard.…

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

Editor’s Note: Video is at end of story.     By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has received a surveillance video providing strong evidence that Central Basin…

ROTARY CLUB OF LA MIRADA PLANS PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

A busy schedule of activities is being planned for the coming year by the Rotary Club of La Mirada, according to President Zurich Lewis. “Rotary plans to be…

La Mirada Councilman Sarega Files Questionable Lawsuit in an Attempt to Financially Injure Lamplighter Newspaper

La Mirada Councilman Sarega Files Questionable Lawsuit in an Attempt to Financially Injure Lamplighter Newspaper

    Sarega files lawsuit in “Pro Per” representing himself and paying nothing in legal fees. By Brian Hews La Mirada Councilman Andrew Sarega has filed a lawsuit…

GOODWILL’S EDGAR AND JAMES OPENS JULY 14

GOODWILL’S EDGAR AND JAMES OPENS JULY 14

  Goodwill’s new concept store – Edgar & James, A Curated Collection By Goodwill – is opening its doors in Bixby Knolls July 14. Edgar & James, A…

Residents Urged to Take Precautions as More WNV Activity is Detected

West Nile found in La Mirada,  Artesia, and Whittier. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) received confirmation of West Nile virus (WNV) in four additional…

SHOP AMAZON & HELP SHARE HOPE USA

SHOP AMAZON & HELP SHARE HOPE USA

  By Tammye McDuff Share Hope USA, the organization founded by 10 year old Symond Boschetto has just partnered with mega giant Amazon as part of their Amazon…

$593 MILLION IN FUNDING APPROVED FOR CA TRANS SYSTEM

Continuing the push to rebuild and maintain California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated nearly $593 million to 124 transportation projects that will alleviate traffic delays,…

BELLFLOWER CANNABIS WORKSHOP JULY 26TH

By Tammye McDuff The Bellflower City Council will hold their second scheduled Cannabis Workshop, July 26th. This meeting is a continued public workshop to consider various policy matters…

OC FAIR FOOD IS BIGGER AND CRAZIER THAN EVER BEFORE

COSTA MESA – You can feel the anticipation growing every summer in Orange County. The waiting is intense. The Ferris wheel goes up and mouths start to water.…

City News

October 6, 2017 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

October 6, 2017 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

Click on image to view PDF of the Lamplighter.  …

HEWS MEDIA GROUP WEBSITE HIT BY HACKERS FROM EUROPE

HEWS MEDIA GROUP WEBSITE HIT BY HACKERS FROM EUROPE

  Hews Media Group-Community News’ website has been hit by hackers in the last two…

Whitney High ‘Roots’ Slavery Simulation Taped 8th Grader’s Hands, Laid Children on Floor of ‘Slave Ship’

Whitney High ‘Roots’ Slavery Simulation Taped 8th Grader’s Hands, Laid Children on Floor of ‘Slave Ship’

By Brian Hews Three teachers at Whitney High have been enveloped in controversy due to…

La Mirada Crime Summary Sept. 4-10, 2017

La Mirada Crime Summary Sept. 4-10, 2017

Notable Arrests • A suspected was arrested for felony vandalism and warrant violations. • A suspect was…

Armed Suspect Barricaded on Ramona Street in Bellflower

Armed Suspect Barricaded on Ramona Street in Bellflower

      Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 3:51 p.m. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special…

Aug. 28-Sept 3, 2017 La Mirada Crime Summary

Aug. 28-Sept 3, 2017 La Mirada Crime Summary

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

Drive By Shooting In Norwalk Wounds One

Drive By Shooting In Norwalk Wounds One

A drive-by shooting in Norwalk on Wednesday afternoon left a man wounded, authorities said. The…

Biola Men’s Cross Country team ranked fourth among the conference’s 12 teams

Biola Men’s Cross Country team ranked fourth among the conference’s 12 teams

  LA MIRADA, Calif. — The PacWest Conference cross country coaches released their preseason rankings…

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

Editor’s Note: Video is at end of story.     By Brian Hews Hews Media…

Gubernatorial Candidate Chiang Held Fundraiser at Home of Former Los Angeles Planning Commissioner Steve Carmona

Gubernatorial Candidate Chiang Held Fundraiser at Home of Former Los Angeles Planning Commissioner Steve Carmona

    By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has exclusively learned that John Chiang,…

La Mirada Councilman Sarega Files Questionable Lawsuit in an Attempt to Financially Injure Lamplighter Newspaper

La Mirada Councilman Sarega Files Questionable Lawsuit in an Attempt to Financially Injure Lamplighter Newspaper

    Sarega files lawsuit in “Pro Per” representing himself and paying nothing in legal…

LONG-TIME LAKEWOOD CITY MANAGER HOWARD CHAMBERS RETIRES

LONG-TIME LAKEWOOD CITY MANAGER HOWARD CHAMBERS RETIRES

  By Tammye McDuff Long time Lakewood City Manager, Howard Chambers will be retiring from…

‘CRIMINAL MARKS’

‘CRIMINAL MARKS’

  By Tammye McDuff My husband and I live in a modest three bedroom house…

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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,…

Valley Christian’s Wesley is Gatorade’s National Girls Soccer Player of the Year

  By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The accolades continue to grow for Valley Christian High’s Kennedy Wesley and the latest one is the biggest one thus far.…

AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION L.A./SOUTH BAY ‘B’ DISTRICT TOURNAMENT Cerritos 10-Under All-Stars move on to state tournament after wild elimination victory

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter LA MIRADA-The Cerritos Girls Softball Association 10-Under All-Stars were one strike away from seeing their summer season come to an end and…

SOUTH HUNTINGTON BEACH SURF CITY CLASSIC CGSA All-Stars perform better in second summer tournament

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter HUNTINGTON BEACH-After going a combined 1-10-1 in the San Clemente Memorial Day Tournament, the four Cerritos Girls Softball Association all-star teams turned…

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…