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MID-CITIES LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada battles through unexpected injury, sweeps Norwalk as rare league title is in sights

MID-CITIES LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada battles through unexpected injury, sweeps Norwalk as rare league title is in sights

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter October 4, 2022~Just when the La Mirada High and Norwalk High girls volleyball teams were preparing for what many thought would be…

La Mirada Blog: ‘Nothing Happened’ When Police Officer Assaulted Councilman DeRuse

La Mirada Blog: ‘Nothing Happened’ When Police Officer Assaulted Councilman DeRuse

September 29, 2022 Staff Report La Mirada Blog writer Tony Aiello doesn’t mind showing his allegiance when his friend, La Mirada City Councilman Andrew Sarega is under fire,…

Week Five Football- Herrera, Mueller Carry Norwalk To Sixth Straight Victory Over El Rancho

Week Five Football- Herrera, Mueller Carry Norwalk To Sixth Straight Victory Over El Rancho

Norwalk High senior running back Michael Mueller fends off Andrew Bojorquez of El Rancho High in last Friday night’s final non-league game for the Lancers. Mueller rushed 18…

EPA to designate ‘forever chemicals’ as hazardous substances

EPA to designate ‘forever chemicals’ as hazardous substances

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency moved Friday to designate two “forever chemicals” used in cookware, carpets and firefighting foams as hazardous substances, a step that…

Farmers Market Returning to La Mirada Civic Center

August 25, 2020 The City of La Mirada’s weekly Farmers Market returns to the Civic Center beginning Saturday, September 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Experience the…

Teacher’s Assoc. of Norwalk La Mirada Hosts ‘Caring Beyond the Classroom’

Teacher’s Assoc. of Norwalk La Mirada Hosts ‘Caring Beyond the Classroom’

HELPING OUT: (l-r) Former NLMUSD Counselor Cathy Alvarez, NLMUSD Superintendent John Lopez, Trustee Dr. Robert Cancion and Board President Norma Amezcua at the event.   By Tammye McDuff…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW-Volleyball tournament kicked off fall season while football begins for five area teams

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW-Volleyball tournament kicked off fall season while football begins for five area teams

  August 19, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter For some football programs, the season begins this weekend (Aug. 18-20) as they play their Week Zero games,…

Nearly $4 Million in Street Rehabilitation to Move Forward in Norwalk

  REHABILITATION areas, clockwise from right zones 8, 3, & 19.   City Council expands street repair project to other sectors of the City, work to commence in…

La Mirada District Two: Sarega Takes Four Vote Lead on Pflanzer 🏇

La Mirada District Two: Sarega Takes Four Vote Lead on Pflanzer 🏇

What a race! 🏇🏇 570-566 next update Tues June 28.  …

LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn to Hold Veterans Resource Fair

LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn to Hold Veterans Resource Fair

April 22, 2022 South Whittier, CA — This Monday, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn will be holding a Veterans Resource Fair offering everything from employment and housing…

THE SOUND OF MUSIC AT MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 

YOUR “FAVORITE THINGS” BEGIN FRIDAY, APRIL 22 March 28, 2022…La Mirada, CA…The hills are alive once again as LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to…

Rep. Sanchez Secures $10M For: Norwalk, Pico Rivera, La Mirada, Bellflower, Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, La Palma

Rep. Sanchez Secures $10M For: Norwalk, Pico Rivera, La Mirada, Bellflower, Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, La Palma

  March 28, 2022 Congresswoman Linda Sanchez announced today $10 million in federal funding for projects requested by community partners in the 38th district.  A quick breakdown of…

Grocery Store Workers Vote to Call a Strike

Grocery Store Workers Vote to Call a Strike

  March Grocery store employees overwhelmingly vote YES on a ULP strike, protesting supermarket corporations’ unlawful tactics  Los Angeles– Grocery store workers represented by seven UFCW Locals voted…

SOFTBALL: La Mirada’s Urbina pitches gem, gets offensive support in Suburban League opener

SOFTBALL: La Mirada’s Urbina pitches gem, gets offensive support in Suburban League opener

  March 16, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter   Norwalk High’s softball team, enjoying it’s best season since 2018, hosted La Mirada High this past…

Perfect Game Showdown: Good inning by La Mirada offset by bad one against Mater Dei

Perfect Game Showdown: Good inning by La Mirada offset by bad one against Mater Dei

The La Mirada High baseball team finished in second place of the Perfect Game West Coast High School Showdown after going 2-2. The Matadores , who fell to…

City News

La Mirada Could Approve Two Billboards on Firestone

La Mirada Could Approve Two Billboards on Firestone

The council will consider two electronic billboards on a vacant property located at 14500 Firestone…

La Mirada Man Arrested For Assault In Goleta Shopping Center

Update by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff’s deputies quickly tracked down and arrested…

September 23, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

September 23, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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Firefighters Save Blind Dog Who Fell in Hole at Construction Site

Firefighters Save Blind Dog Who Fell in Hole at Construction Site

  FIREFIGHTERS with Cesar, a blind dog that was rescued from a hole in Pasadena…

Enter La Mirada’s Traffic Control Box Art Contest

Enter La Mirada’s Traffic Control Box Art Contest

September 21, 2022~Local artists are invited to submit proposals for the City of La Mirada’s…

La Mirada Chamber Invited Alt-Right Racist to Moderate School Board Debate

La Mirada Chamber Invited Alt-Right Racist to Moderate School Board Debate

    BRINGING RACISM TO SCHOOL BOARD DEBATE-  A simple internet search of Van De Mark…

SUBURBAN VALLEY CONFERENCE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada begins new league with multiple rallies, get past Norwalk

SUBURBAN VALLEY CONFERENCE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada begins new league with multiple rallies, get past Norwalk

By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter When the La Mirada High and Norwalk High girls…

SUBURBAN VALLEY CONFERENCE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada begins new league with multiple rallies, get past Norwalk

  September 14, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter When the La Mirada High…

Invoices Show P/R Firm Bilking Bellflower Unified $5,500 for ‘Urgent Need’

Invoices Show P/R Firm Bilking Bellflower Unified $5,500 for ‘Urgent Need’

    By Brian Hews When HMG-CN exclusively reported in late June the results of…

August 26, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

August 26, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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Former Lakewood Council Member Joe Esquivel Passes

Former Lakewood Council Member Joe Esquivel Passes

  August 25, 2022 Former Council Member Joe Esquivel passed away last night. Joe Esquivel served…

WEEK ZERO FOOTBALL: Hicks, Zackery provide early fireworks, Stillman wins it late for La Mirada in season opener

WEEK ZERO FOOTBALL: Hicks, Zackery provide early fireworks, Stillman wins it late for La Mirada in season opener

August 24, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter LAKE FOREST-It wasn’t the prettiest of…

Central Basin GM, Consulting Firm CEO Charged With Money Laundering While Serving in Their Official Positions

 August 23, 2022 Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced yesterday that then-Bassett Unified…

First Woman President of La Mirada Chamber

First Woman President of La Mirada Chamber

TIRELESS VOLUNTEER: Jeanette Jenkins and her daughter Joyce Hebron are life long representatives for Relay…

Supervisor Hahn and Long Beach PD Will Hold Gun Buy Back Event

Supervisor Hahn and Long Beach PD Will Hold Gun Buy Back Event

  SUPERVISOR HAHN at the gun buyback program in May of this year behind the…

Crime Summary

Anaheim Officer Assaulted La Mirada Councilman at Meeting, Called him a ‘Fucking Bitch’

Anaheim Officer Assaulted La Mirada Councilman at Meeting, Called him a ‘Fucking Bitch’

By Brian Hews July 13, 2022 ~ Fireworks erupted at the ordinarily tranquil La Mirada City Council meeting last night while the council was conducting its annual reorganization…

Apr. 4-10, 2022 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests A probationer was arrested for various weapons charges.  Seven suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations.    Robbery Four suspects stole…

Two Men Rob Cerritos’ Goody’s Donuts, Send Owner to Hospital

Two Men Rob Cerritos’ Goody’s Donuts, Send Owner to Hospital

By Brian Hews April 8, 2022 ~ The popular Goody’s Donuts near the corner of Artesia and Carmenita in Cerritos was robbed today. According to employees, two black…

Insta Video: Student Says He Will Shoot Up Cerritos High, LASD Present Now, Sources

Insta Video: Student Says He Will Shoot Up Cerritos High, LASD Present Now, Sources

  March 16, 2022 A high-level source in the ABC School District has told HMG-CN that there is a heavy police presence right now at Cerritos High School…

Man fatally shot by deputies responding to ‘street takeover’ in Bellflower

    March 3, 2022 BELLFLOWER, Calif. (KABC) — A suspect holding a gardening tool was shot and killed by deputies in Bellflower overnight as they were responding…

Video: Juveniles Argue at Cerritos’ Heritage Park, Gunshot Rings Out

Video: Juveniles Argue at Cerritos’ Heritage Park, Gunshot Rings Out

    March 2, 2022 Staff Report Hews Media Group-Community News has learned that on Tuesday, Mar. 1, at approximately 3 PM, Cerritos Deputies responded to an assault…

La Mirada Remains Among Region’s Safest Cities

La Mirada Remains Among Region’s Safest Cities

  February 28, 2022 La Mirada experienced one of the region’s lowest crime rates and remained among the safest cities in Los Angeles County in 2021. The City’s…

Artesia City Clerk Sues City and Councilmembers

Artesia City Clerk Sues City and Councilmembers

February 25, 2022 By Brian Hews In January of this year, a felony search warrant was issued by the LA County Sheriff’s asking for all texts, computers and…

E-Editions

September 23, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

September 23, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 26, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

August 26, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 19, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

August 19, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 12, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

August 12, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 5, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

August 5, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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July 15, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

July 15, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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Sports

MID-CITIES LEAGUE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada battles through unexpected injury, sweeps Norwalk as rare league title is in sights

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter October 4, 2022~Just when the La Mirada High and Norwalk High girls volleyball teams were preparing for what many thought would…

Week Five Football- Herrera, Mueller Carry Norwalk To Sixth Straight Victory Over El Rancho

Norwalk High senior running back Michael Mueller fends off Andrew Bojorquez of El Rancho High in last Friday night’s final non-league game for the Lancers. Mueller rushed…

SUBURBAN VALLEY CONFERENCE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada begins new league with multiple rallies, get past Norwalk

By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter When the La Mirada High and Norwalk High girls volleyball teams were in the four-member Suburban League, the best they could…

SUBURBAN VALLEY CONFERENCE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL – La Mirada begins new league with multiple rallies, get past Norwalk

  September 14, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter When the La Mirada High and Norwalk High girls volleyball teams were in the four-member Suburban League,…

2022 GIRLS VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW – Norwalk hopes to gain momentum in new league while Cerritos aims for fourth straight title

August 24, 2022 By Loren Kopff• @LorenKopff on Twitter Outside of the 2020 season in which there was no girls volleyball, no one has been able to figure…

WEEK ZERO FOOTBALL: Hicks, Zackery provide early fireworks, Stillman wins it late for La Mirada in season opener

August 24, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter LAKE FOREST-It wasn’t the prettiest of games by either host El Toro High or La Mirada High to…

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW-Volleyball tournament kicked off fall season while football begins for five area teams

  August 19, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter For some football programs, the season begins this weekend (Aug. 18-20) as they play their Week Zero…

2022 FOOTBALL PREVIEW – La Mirada ready to take on new league, old non-league opponents and stronger competition

  August 10, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter   LA MIRADA MATADORES 7-5 overall last season, 3-1 in the Suburban League, lost to Pasadena High…

SOFTBALL: La Mirada’s Urbina pitches gem, gets offensive support in Suburban League opener

  March 16, 2022 By Loren Kopff • @LorenKopff on Twitter   Norwalk High’s softball team, enjoying it’s best season since 2018, hosted La Mirada High this…

Perfect Game Showdown: Good inning by La Mirada offset by bad one against Mater Dei

The La Mirada High baseball team finished in second place of the Perfect Game West Coast High School Showdown after going 2-2. The Matadores , who fell…

Crime Summary

Anaheim Officer Assaulted La Mirada Councilman at Meeting, Called him a ‘Fucking Bitch’

By Brian Hews July 13, 2022 ~ Fireworks erupted at the ordinarily tranquil La Mirada City Council meeting last night while the council was conducting its annual…

Apr. 4-10, 2022 La Mirada Crime Summary

Notable Arrests A probationer was arrested for various weapons charges.  Seven suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations.    Robbery Four suspects…

Two Men Rob Cerritos’ Goody’s Donuts, Send Owner to Hospital

By Brian Hews April 8, 2022 ~ The popular Goody’s Donuts near the corner of Artesia and Carmenita in Cerritos was robbed today. According to employees, two…

Insta Video: Student Says He Will Shoot Up Cerritos High, LASD Present Now, Sources

  March 16, 2022 A high-level source in the ABC School District has told HMG-CN that there is a heavy police presence right now at Cerritos High…

Man fatally shot by deputies responding to ‘street takeover’ in Bellflower

    March 3, 2022 BELLFLOWER, Calif. (KABC) — A suspect holding a gardening tool was shot and killed by deputies in Bellflower overnight as they were…

Video: Juveniles Argue at Cerritos’ Heritage Park, Gunshot Rings Out

    March 2, 2022 Staff Report Hews Media Group-Community News has learned that on Tuesday, Mar. 1, at approximately 3 PM, Cerritos Deputies responded to an…

La Mirada Remains Among Region’s Safest Cities

  February 28, 2022 La Mirada experienced one of the region’s lowest crime rates and remained among the safest cities in Los Angeles County in 2021. The…

Artesia City Clerk Sues City and Councilmembers

February 25, 2022 By Brian Hews In January of this year, a felony search warrant was issued by the LA County Sheriff’s asking for all texts, computers…

Pico Rivera Will Install Automatic License Plate Readers in the City

  A SOLAR POWERED Flock ALPR Safety Camera similar to those that will soon be installed in Pico Rivera.   February 18, 2022 By Brian Hews The…

Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting In Norwalk

  Feb. 11, 2022 NORWALK (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigators were called to the scene of a fatal shooting in Norwalk Thursday. The incident reportedly…

E-Editions

September 23, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 26, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 19, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 12, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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August 5, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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July 15, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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June 24, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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June 17, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

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June 3, 2022 La Mirada Lamplighter eNewspaper

Award-winning HMG-CN is a  hyper -local community news and investigative reporting print newspaper in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.  Covering Cerritos, Artesia, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Norwalk, La…