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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…

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…

City News

October 18, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

October 18, 2019 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

Greetings! Click on Fullscreen button below front page image to view our eNewspaper.. Thanks for…

SOKA University in Aliso Viejo Will Hold Open House for High School Students

SOKA University in Aliso Viejo Will Hold Open House for High School Students

Click on image to view details of Lions Roar Open House   SOKA is nationally…

La Mirada High School teacher Michael Rodriguez pleads not guilty to molestation charges

La Mirada High School teacher Michael Rodriguez pleads not guilty to molestation charges

La Mirada High School teacher Michael Rodriguez, 47, who was recently arrested and accused of…

DINING REVIEW: SUSHIHOLIC – A LA MIRADA FAVORITE

DINING REVIEW: SUSHIHOLIC – A LA MIRADA FAVORITE

BY TAMMYE MCDUFF Established in 2013, La Mirada’s Sushiholic prides their menu in serving ‘no-frills,…

KAISER PERMANENTE OFFERS FREE FLU SHOTS

KAISER PERMANENTE OFFERS FREE FLU SHOTS

STAFF REPORT Kaiser Permanente is holding seasonal flu vaccination events for its members at 50…

La Mirada Welding Teacher a Semifinalist in Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Program

La Mirada Welding Teacher a Semifinalist in Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Program

  Harbor Freight Tools for Schools recipient Brent Tuttle (r), welding teacher at La Mirada…

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Boyle Heights, Whittier

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Boyle Heights, Whittier

LOS ANGELES (September 13, 2019) – The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD / District) has confirmed three…

LA MIRADA, NORWALK AND BELLFLOWER NOMINATED AS 2019 MOST BUSINESS FRIENDLY CITY

LA MIRADA, NORWALK AND BELLFLOWER NOMINATED AS 2019 MOST BUSINESS FRIENDLY CITY

BY BRIAN HEWS The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) named the City of…

CITY OF LA MIRADA TO TEST EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

CITY OF LA MIRADA TO TEST EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

The City of La Mirada uses an emergency alert system through the My La Mirada…

Deputies Rescue Unattended Children From Locked Car in La Mirada

Staff Report Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Norwalk station deputies responded to the 13900 block of…

AUG. 19-25 LA MIRADA CRIME SUMMARY

AUG. 19-25 LA MIRADA CRIME SUMMARY

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

One person shot, two men in custody, after shooting at Indiana Walmart

Police are investigating a shooting at the Walmart in Hobart, Ind., that wounded one person…

KTLA: 1 Dead, At Least 10 Wounded in Shootings in Odessa, Texas

There is an active shooting situation going on in the area between the cities of…

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Sports

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…

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…

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…