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Deputy Involved Shooting in Pico Rivera, Suspect Shot Dead

Deputy Involved Shooting in Pico Rivera, Suspect Shot Dead

  Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a deputy involved shooting that occurred on Thursday, July 19, 2018, near…

Josie Hernandez of Moffitt ES in the Norwalk-La Mirada School District Named Top District Teacher

Josie Hernandez of Moffitt ES in the Norwalk-La Mirada School District Named Top District Teacher

Hernandez is a kindergarten teacher at Moffitt Elementary School in Norwalk.   Educator Honored for 25 Years of Classroom Experience NORWALK, Calif. (June 11, 2018) — Josie Hernandez,…

La Mirada Residents Act Quickly After Detecting Natural Gas Leak on Oxford Near Imperial

La Mirada Residents Act Quickly After Detecting Natural Gas Leak on Oxford Near Imperial

  Gas Company trucks and equipment on Oxford Dr. in La Mirada.       BY BRIAN HEWS La Mirada residents are reporting a major gas leak that…

June 8, 2018 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

June 8, 2018 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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Welcome to Montebello, Downey: Rodriguez, Saab, and Pacheco Endorse Vanessa Delgado

MONEY? Downey Mayor pro tem Rick Rodriguez, Council-persons Blanca Pacheco and Alex Saab endorsed Democrat Vanessa Delgado. Rodriguez and Saab are Republicans.   HMG-CN OP/ED Welcome to Montebello politics…

OC FAIR BEGINS JULY 13, LAMPLIGHTER-HEWS MEDIA WILL BE GIVING AWAY FAMILY FOUR PACKS

OC FAIR BEGINS JULY 13, LAMPLIGHTER-HEWS MEDIA WILL BE GIVING AWAY FAMILY FOUR PACKS

STAFF REPORT Amazing summer memories are on the way. The 2018 OC Fair invites every fairgoer to “Free Your Inner Farmer” – wave your hat in the air…

I-5 Overnight Full Freeway Closures – Artesia Blvd. to Valley View Ave.

I-5 Overnight Full Freeway Closures – Artesia Blvd. to Valley View Ave.

La Mirada  – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces scheduled full freeway closures of Interstate 5 (Santa Ana Freeway) between Artesia Blvd. and Valley View Ave. to…

April 2-8, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

April 2-8, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

  Notable Arrests Two suspects were arrested for driving under the influence throughout La Mirada. Six suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations.…

La Mirada Community Foundation Scholarship Deadline Nears

The annual La Mirada Community Foundation is still accepting applications for their Scholarship Program from qualified high school seniors. The deadline to submit all required documents is Thursday,…

LA MIRADA RECOGNIZES 90TH BIRTHDAY MILESTONE

LA MIRADA RECOGNIZES 90TH BIRTHDAY MILESTONE

  Long time La Mirada resident Violet Lesko was recognized by the La Mirada City Council for her 90th birthday at the March 13 City Council meeting.   …

Fair Political Practices Commission Investigation of La Mirada Councilman Andrew Sarega Remains ‘Active’

Andrew Sarega is under investigation by the FPPC for major campaign finance violations related to the March 2017 City Council elections.   By Brian Hews The Fair Political…

La Mirada High School’s Youth in Government Program Completes 58th Year

La Mirada High School’s Youth in Government Program Completes 58th Year

Youth in Government students received certificates from La Mirada Mayor and local elected officials after presenting their project proposals at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.    Staff Report  The…

City News

DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN LA MIRADA CONTINUE THEIR PROGRESS

DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN LA MIRADA CONTINUE THEIR PROGRESS

  The City of La Mirada continues to focus on revitalizing, expanding, and diversifying industrial…

July 9 – 15, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

July 9 – 15, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests • A suspect was arrested for a narcotics violation and was later identified…

July 2-8, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

Get Involved, Join Neighborhood Watch Residents interested in helping keep the City of La Mirada…

Semi Truck Snarls Traffic on Valley View Bridge, Traffic Backed up to Artesia to the South, and Alondra to the North

Friday June 29, 2018 2:13 A semi-truck stalled at the top of the Valley View…

June 22, 2018 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

June 22, 2018 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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CNN’s Anthony Boudain, Travel Host and Author, Dead at 61

CNN’s Anthony Boudain, Travel Host and Author, Dead at 61

Staff Report FROM CNN Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers…

GROCERY OUTLET BARGAIN MARKET A BIG HIT IN LA MIRADA

GROCERY OUTLET BARGAIN MARKET A BIG HIT IN LA MIRADA

    Pictured (l-r) at the La Mirada Grocery Outlet VIP Preview is Skarleth Sauceda…

La Mirada Council Honors LM High School Top Senior Scholars

La Mirada Council Honors LM High School Top Senior Scholars

Staff Report The La Mirada City Council recognized the top senior scholars at La Mirada…

Welcome to Montebello, Downey: Rodriguez, Saab, and Pacheco Endorse Vanessa Delgado

MONEY? Downey Mayor pro tem Rick Rodriguez, Council-persons Blanca Pacheco and Alex Saab endorsed Democrat Vanessa…

LA MIRADA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS

LA MIRADA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS

Members of the La Mirada Community Foundation presented scholarship checks to nine graduating seniors at…

LAMPLIGHTER-HEWS MEDIA EARNS THREE LOS ANGELES PRESS CLUB AWARD NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

LAMPLIGHTER-HEWS MEDIA EARNS THREE LOS ANGELES PRESS CLUB AWARD NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

STAFF REPORT For the sixth straight year, Hews Media Group-Los Cerritos Community News, Publisher Brian…

May 14 – May 20, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

May 14 – May 20, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

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

May 7-13, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

May 7-13, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

  Keep Your Home Safe During Fumigation Residential burglaries are a crime of opportunity.  The…

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…