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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…

Long Beach Man Killed While Crossing South Street on Foot

Long Beach Man Killed While Crossing South Street on Foot

STAFF REPORT • September 27, 2020  On Saturday, September 26, 2020, at approximately 07:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of South Street and Cerritos Avenue, regarding an…

LOS CERRITOS CENTER WELCOMES FIRST LUSH COSMETICS STORE  

LOS CERRITOS CENTER WELCOMES FIRST LUSH COSMETICS STORE  

  Lush is opening its first Cerritos store; a brand new space for the company as it continues to re-open stores across North America following Covid-19 related closures…

Rapper Travis Scott Cited for Publicity Stunt at Downey McDonald’s

Rapper Travis Scott Cited for Publicity Stunt at Downey McDonald’s

  Travis Scott in front of the original McDonald’s in Downey. Downey PD said nearly 500 fans showed up, both Scott and the owner of the McDonal’d were…

Asm. Speaker Rendon Went Around Senate Pro Tem Atkins to Push Passage of Bill

  Partial first page of Speaker Rendon’s letter.   BY BRIAN HEWS • September 10, 2020 In a questionable last ditch effort to pass SB 625, the bill…

Lead Cop in Floyd Death, Derek Chauvin, Had Record of Overusing Restraints

Lead Cop in Floyd Death, Derek Chauvin, Had Record of Overusing Restraints

  From left, former Minneapolis Police Officers Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao, all of whom have been charged in the death of George…

City News

Nov. 9 – 15, 2020 La Mirada Crime Summary

Nov. 9 – 15, 2020 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notabe Arrests A suspect was detained and arrested near the intersection of Beach Blvd. and…

Four Armed Robberies in La Mirada Since Wednesday

Four Armed Robberies in La Mirada Since Wednesday

Four Armed Robberies in La Mirada SInce Wednesday STAFF REPORT • November 14, 2020 Media…

3,780 New Cases: LA County Records Highest Number Since Summer Surge

3,780 New Cases: LA County Records Highest Number Since Summer Surge

  Public Health Confirms 20 New Deaths and 3,780 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in…

Free PPE for Small Businesses in LA County

Free PPE for Small Businesses in LA County

    The Los Angeles SBDC Network, LA County, Cal OES, Go-BIZ and VSEDC have…

Police Search For Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed a Woman Pushing Cart in Baldwin Park

Police Search For Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed a Woman Pushing Cart in Baldwin Park

November 12, 2020 A pedestrian was killed in the 1800 block of Puente Avenue in…

Virtual Field Trips at Rancho Los Alamitos

Virtual Field Trips at Rancho Los Alamitos

  This fall, 4th-grade virtual field trips are underway! School docents are leading live, interactive…

La Mirada’s Neighborhood Life Church Continues to Serve

La Mirada’s Neighborhood Life Church Continues to Serve

VOLUNTEERS take a break after unloading over 1,000 boxes of food to be distributed to…

La Mirada Holds Halloween Trick-or-Treat Drive-Thru

La Mirada Holds Halloween Trick-or-Treat Drive-Thru

TRICK OR TREAT: from (l-r) Councilman Steve DeRuse, Mayor John Lewis, Mayor pro tem Ed…

November 6, 2020 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

November 6, 2020 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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

Two Dead Two Injured in Whittier When Car Crashes Into Parked Vehicles

Two Dead Two Injured in Whittier When Car Crashes Into Parked Vehicles

  Nov. 2, 2020 The crash happened at 3:31 a.m. near the intersection of Norwalk…

Two Shot in Artesia, One Dead

  BY BRIAN HEWS • Nov. 2, 2020 A man died and a boy was…

Voting Centers in La Mirada

Voting Centers in La Mirada

Voting centers will return to La Mirada for the Presidential Election to be held on…

La Mirada Trick or Treat Drive-Thru This Saturday

La Mirada Trick or Treat Drive-Thru This Saturday

  Join La Mirada’s Trick or Treat Drive-Thru this Saturday, October 31. The event will…

Supervisor Hahn Approves Four Motel Conversions For Homeless in Her District

Supervisor Hahn Approves Four Motel Conversions For Homeless in Her District

  Motel 6 in Hacienda Heights located at 1172 South 7th Avenue will be purchased…

Sports

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…

La Mirada Native Chase De Leo Living The Dream Playing For Hometown Anaheim Ducks

  LA MIRADA NATIVE Chase De Leo (right) is being defended by Mikael Granlund of the Nashville Predators in a Jan. 16 game at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.…

Health

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…

3,780 New Cases: LA County Records Highest Number Since Summer Surge

3,780 New Cases: LA County Records Highest Number Since Summer Surge

  Public Health Confirms 20 New Deaths and 3,780 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County   The Los…

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…

October 21, 2020 COVID Report: 33 New Deaths and 510 New Positive Cases in Los Angeles County

October 21, 2020 COVID Report: 33 New Deaths and 510 New Positive Cases in Los Angeles County

  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) reports since mid-September, the daily number of cases increased to…

Public Health Reports 18 New Deaths and 790 New Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

Public Health Reports 18 New Deaths and 790 New Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 in Los Angeles County

  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 18 new deaths and 790 new cases of…

Oct. 10, 2020 COVID Report: 3 New Deaths, 971 New Cases Los Angeles County

Oct. 10, 2020 COVID Report: 3 New Deaths, 971 New Cases Los Angeles County

  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19. The lower number…

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