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BREAKING NEWS: Automatic gun fire erupts on Bora Drive in La Mirada; Two teens sought

By Randy Economy Two teens are being sought by members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in La Mirada after an assault rifle attack took place at a residence…

BREAKING NEWS: Two teens shot in Norwalk; Conditions unknown

By Randy Economy Norwalk Sheriff’s Deputies converged on the 14500 block of Alburtis Street in Norwalk on Wednesday night after a shooting left two teenage males with gunshot wounds. According…

Breaking: University of Texas evacuated due to bomb threat

A man claiming to be with al-Qaeda called in a bomb threat Friday morning to the Univerrsity of Texas in Austin, prompting a campus evacuation.   University of Texas director…

Rocha Sent to Prison for Hit and Run Death of Quintinilla

By Randy Economy La Mirada resident Geoffrey Matthew Rocha has been sentenced to seven years in California State Prison for the death of fellow La Mirada resident Ray Quintanilla, 72,…

La Mirada Crime Summary-July 23, 2012 – July 29, 2012

La Mirada Crime Summary-July 23, 2012 – July 29, 2012

Residential Burglary     Two residential burglaries were reported last week.   A burglary was reported on the 12600 block of Biola Ave. It’s unknown if any items were stolen from…

Bell Audit Remains Incomplete Since Rizzo Departure

Bell Audit Remains Incomplete Since Rizzo Departure

Critical fiscal data disappeared, went missing, misplaced new audit in Bell concludes. By Brian Hews and Randy Economy The Lamplighter has learned that the city of Bell has remained unaudited…

Mayor Pro Tem Barrows Battery Hearing Results in Mandate from Judge

Mayor Pro Tem Barrows Battery Hearing Results in Mandate from Judge

By Brian Hews Cerritos Mayor Pro Tem Bruce Barrows appeared before the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office in Bellflower last Friday for an Office Hearing regarding allegations of criminal…

La Mirada City Council green lights November sales tax vote

La Mirada City Council green lights November sales tax vote

By Randy Economy The La Mirada City Council took the first official step on Tuesday to authorize a public vote on a measure that would hike the current local sales…

SFS Councilman Serrano pleads guilty to accepting bribes from Pot shop

By Randy Economy Veteran Santa Fe Springs City Councilman Joseph Serrano has has agreed to plead guilty in connection to a major federal bribery case that involves the accepting thousands…

Hutchinson Middle School substitute teached arrested on alleged molestation charges

By Randy Economy A substitute teacher who works at Hutchinson Middle School in La Mirada has been arrested on alleged child molestation charges. Dr. Ruth Perez, Superintendent of Schools for the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District confirmed to Los Cerritos Community Newspaper and the…