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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 Practices Commission…

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 of…

Man stabbed to death, woman injured in robbery on Lakewood/Cerritos border

Man stabbed to death, woman injured in robbery on Lakewood/Cerritos border

A man was stabbed to death early this morning and a woman was injured during a robbery in Lakewood, authorities said. The crime occurred at approximately 1:15 a.m. at the…

Jan 15-21, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

Jan 15-21, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests Seven suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations. Aggravated Assault A victim sustained minor injuries during a domestic incident on the 15000 block…

Hews Media-Lamplighter Newspaper Exposé Results in State Audit of Montebello

Hews Media-Lamplighter Newspaper Exposé Results in State Audit of Montebello

  By Brian Hews   A series of exclusive articles in 2016 by Hews Media Group-Community News has resulted in the California state auditor asking to take a closer look…

Southbound I-5 Overnight Full Freeway Closures for Florence Ave. Interchange Project

Southbound I-5 Overnight Full Freeway Closures for Florence Ave. Interchange Project

Southbound I-5 Overnight Full Freeway Closures for Florence Ave. Interchange Project Norwalk / Santa Fe Springs – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) today announced the scheduled overnight full freeway…

LA COUNTY’S MOBILE STROKE UNIT WILL PATROL TEN LOCAL CITIES

LA COUNTY’S MOBILE STROKE UNIT WILL PATROL TEN LOCAL CITIES

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Philanthropist Henry Gluck and Dr. May Nour, UCLA Medical Center show off the Mobile Stroke Unit.    Unit will patrol La Mirada as well…

LAMPLIGHTER EXCLUSIVE: MENDOZA ACCUSER ADRIANA RUELAS’ HISTORY INCLUDES RETALIATION LAWSUIT AGAINST DIFFERENT EMPLOYER

LAMPLIGHTER EXCLUSIVE: MENDOZA ACCUSER ADRIANA RUELAS’ HISTORY INCLUDES RETALIATION LAWSUIT AGAINST DIFFERENT EMPLOYER

By Brian Hews Last week, Adriana Ruelas, longtime Capitol employee and former legislative director for State Senator Tony Mendoza, filed a “right to sue” discrimination complaint against Mendoza, the California…

La Mirada Offers AARP Tax Assistance Program

La Mirada Offers AARP Tax Assistance Program

  Staff Report The City of La Mirada offers residents the opportunity to receive free tax assistance with the AARP Tax Assistance Program at the La Mirada Activity Center.  With…

SEVEN OFFICES BURGLARIZED IN LA MIRADA

SEVEN OFFICES BURGLARIZED IN LA MIRADA

  STAFF REPORT Seven offices were broken into on the 14200 block of Firestone Blvd.  Surveillance footage captured the suspects in action.  The case is still under investigation. Also in…