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Cerritos Commissioners Attend Lavish Miami ‘Sculpture Symposium’

By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community News has confirmed through a public records request that commissioners of the Cerritos Fine Arts and Historical Commission went…

Franc Cano, Steven Dean Gordon Arrested in OC Serial Murder Cases

This is Breaking News from the Santa Ana Police Department. On March 14, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Anaheim Police Officers were called to the recycling center in the…

Man Shot, Killed at Beverly Boulevard and Pine Street in Pico Rivera

This is Breaking News. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detectives are en route to Beverly Boulevard and Pine Street, Pico Rivera, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the…

DUCKS RACE AT SPLASH! IN LA MIRADA

DUCKS RACE AT SPLASH! IN LA MIRADA Community groups and individuals are invited to participate in “ Going Quackers for Kids”, a Derby Duck Race at the SPLASH! …

Armed Standoff with Murder Suspect in Hawaiian Gardens

Deputies from Lakewood Sheriff’s Station are currently at the intersection of Norwalk Boulevard and Carson Street in the City of Hawaiian Gardens, where an Attempt Murder suspect has…

Pico Rivera Councilman David Armenta Used Influence to Initiate Arrest, Family Alleges

Family member faces four life sentences; alleged victim has been arrested more than 100 times and is in an Arizona jail serving a 7-25 year sentence. By Randy…

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

On 03/22/2014 at approximately 1:28pm The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department reported an individual from The Citadel off Citadel Drive in the City Commerce, committed a Petty Theft Crime:…

Cerritos Weekly Crime Summary March 24 – 30, 2014

Cerritos Weekly Crime Summary March 24 – 30, 2014

Reported Part I felony crimes continue to see-saw week-to-week (19, then 11, and now 18 this past week).  The following is a breakdown of crimes by category:  no…

La Mirada Crime Summary Mar. 24 – Mar. 30, 2014

La Mirada Crime Summary Mar. 24 – Mar. 30, 2014

      Vehicle Burglary A window smash burglary was reported on the 13300 block of Beach Blvd. A wallet and backpack were stolen from the vehicle. A…

OP/ED: Whittier Daily News Stealing Stories…Once Again

OP/ED: Whittier Daily News Stealing Stories…Once Again

By Publisher Brian Hews   I am firmly convinced that the word attribution in LA’s newspaper industry has gone by the wayside. It happened to us when we…

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

By Randy Economy    It has not been a good week for embattled Central Basin Municipal Water District Director James Roybal after two-dozen protesters urged that he resign…

LASD Norwalk Detectives Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

LASD Norwalk Detectives Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

****Armed & Dangerous**** Suspect: Male Adult Weapon: Handgun Norwalk Station Detective Bureau is requesting public assistance in identifying the armed robbery suspect depicted in the photos.  On March…

BREAKING: Man Identified as Wayne Patrick Cooper Killed In ‘Gang Related’ Murder in Downey

By Randy Economy A man has been shot and killed in Downey early Tuesday morning, in what police officials believe is related to a known area gang. According…

City News

EXCLUSIVE: City of La Mirada Chosen as Host Town for 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles

By Tony Aiello La Mirada~The City of La Mirada has been officially chosen to be one of…

Cerritos Commissioners Attend Lavish Miami ‘Sculpture Symposium’

By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community News has confirmed through a public…

Franc Cano, Steven Dean Gordon Arrested in OC Serial Murder Cases

This is Breaking News from the Santa Ana Police Department. On March 14, 2014 at…

Man Shot, Killed at Beverly Boulevard and Pine Street in Pico Rivera

This is Breaking News. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detectives are en route to…

DUCKS RACE AT SPLASH! IN LA MIRADA

DUCKS RACE AT SPLASH! IN LA MIRADA Community groups and individuals are invited to participate…

Armed Standoff with Murder Suspect in Hawaiian Gardens

Deputies from Lakewood Sheriff’s Station are currently at the intersection of Norwalk Boulevard and Carson…

Pico Rivera Councilman David Armenta Used Influence to Initiate Arrest, Family Alleges

Family member faces four life sentences; alleged victim has been arrested more than 100 times…

La Mirada Kiwanis Scholarships Available

  The Kiwanis Club of La Mirada is now accepting applications for scholarships. Graduating high school …

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

On 03/22/2014 at approximately 1:28pm The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department reported an individual from The…

Cerritos Weekly Crime Summary March 24 – 30, 2014

Cerritos Weekly Crime Summary March 24 – 30, 2014

Reported Part I felony crimes continue to see-saw week-to-week (19, then 11, and now 18…

La Mirada Crime Summary Mar. 24 – Mar. 30, 2014

La Mirada Crime Summary Mar. 24 – Mar. 30, 2014

      Vehicle Burglary A window smash burglary was reported on the 13300 block…

OP/ED: Whittier Daily News Stealing Stories…Once Again

OP/ED: Whittier Daily News Stealing Stories…Once Again

By Publisher Brian Hews   I am firmly convinced that the word attribution in LA’s…

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

By Randy Economy    It has not been a good week for embattled Central Basin…

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Endorsement: Elect Steve Keithly For La Mirada City Council

Official Lamplighter Endorsement: Elect Steve Keithly to the La Mirada City Council Elections in La Mirada for city council haven’t been a contact sport, until this year. With…

Letters: Fiscal Cliff Threaten California Patient Care

Dear Editor: Largely lost in discussions about the so-called “fiscal cliff” is the immediate and very real threat that drastic spending cuts pose to the health and health…

La Mirada Needs More Shopping Choices

Dear Editor: Our family has lived in La Mirada and watched it grow for the past 44 years. In all that time, the only money we’ve spent within…

Ebell Club Thanks Lamplighter Publisher

Dear Mr. Hews: The members of La Mirada Ebell Club would like to express their sincere gratitude to the La Mirada Lamplighter for its generous publication of Ebell’s…

Thanks for supporting the Friends of the La Mirada Library

Dear Editor: Just a note of appreciation for the recent articles in the La Mirada Lamplighter about our upcoming FOL Book Sale. Since our sole purpose is to…

LM Chamber Bully Tactics

Dear Editor: I started my business here in La Mirada in 2003. I joined the Chamber of commerce shortly thereafter to support the community.  The downturn in the…

La Mirada Chamber Executive Director Calls Lamplighter a Bad Idea

La Mirada Chamber Executive Director Calls Lamplighter a Bad Idea

      Dear Editor: I want to go on the record. I think La Mirada having a weekly newspaper that reaches every home in La Mirada is…