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Transient Assaults Two Cerritos High School Students, Teacher and SIA’s Detain Man

Transient Assaults Two Cerritos High School Students, Teacher and SIA’s Detain Man

  By Brian Hews HMG-CN has learned, through a reader email and not an alert from ABCUSD, that a pervert scared two female students on their way to…

KQED INTERVIEW: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Admits to Calling  Former Speaker a ‘Homo’

KQED INTERVIEW: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Admits to Calling Former Speaker a ‘Homo’

  In an interview with KQED, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia admitted , among other things, that she used the word ‘homo’ to describe fellow elected officials. “Have I at…

Luis Marquez Angling for Appointment to Central Basin Water Board

Luis Marquez Angling for Appointment to Central Basin Water Board

By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has learned through high-level sources that former Downey Mayor Luis Marquez is attempting to garner votes from Central Basin Municipal Water…

Hews Media-Downey Beat Exposé Results in State Audit of Montebello

Hews Media-Downey Beat 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…

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…

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

EXCLUSIVE: VIDEO SHOWS CENTRAL BASIN DIRECTOR LETICIA VASQUEZ LIVES OUTSIDE DISTRICT

Editor’s Note: Video is at end of story.     By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has received a surveillance video providing strong evidence that Central Basin…

CALIFORNIA CRYO OPENS IN DOWNEY

CALIFORNIA CRYO OPENS IN DOWNEY

Pictured (l-r) Downey Mayor Fernando Vasquez, Council Member Rick Rodriguez, California Cryo owners Johnny and Monique Miranda, Mayor Pro Tem Sean Ashton, and Council Member Alex Saab  with…

DID THE COMMERCE CITY COUNCIL VIOLATE THE BROWN ACT?

By Brian Hews An investigation by Hews Media Group-Community News has found that the Commerce City Council, led by Tina Baca Del Rio, Lilia Leon, Ivan Altimirano, and…

Boys Basketball: Vikings Beat Cerritos 47-44 at Staples Center

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter LOS ANGELES-For five straight seasons, the Cerritos and Downey High boys basketball teams have met under the bright lights of Staples Center…

Legislation Provides Greater Oversight of State and Local Government Debt

  SB 1029 responds to issues raised by a San Francisco embezzlement case in which millions of dollars in bonds were looted SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van…

Metro Secures $300 Million in Federal Funds for Rail Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation this week announced that it will appropriate$300 million to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for two major rail projects in…

Cause of Rudometkin’s Death Released by Coroner

Cause of Rudometkin’s Death Released by Coroner

An autopsy determined that Rudometkin died from blunt trauma and heart disease, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter. He had been struck multiple times…

Six Whittier Police Officers File Retaliation Lawsuit Against the City of Whittier

By Brian Hews Six Whittier police officers have filed a retaliation lawsuit against the City of Whittier for refusing to participate in a traffic ticket and arrest quota…

2015 SOFTBALL PREVIEW Cerritos, Gahr expected to make deep runs in the playoffs with stacked squads

By Loren Kopff This is it. There’s no sugarcoating the expectations laid upon the Cerritos and Gahr softball teams for 2015. Not only are the two predicted to…

Commerce Official Election Results

  By Brian Hews The Commerce City Clerk announced the official election results today. Candidate Hugo Argumedo retained the top vote spot with 599 followed by Oralia Rebollo…

City News

4th Annual Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year Award Luncheon

4th Annual Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year Award Luncheon

The Downey Police & Fire Foundation will host its 4th Annual Police Officer and Firefighter…

22nd Annual ARC Walk for Independence

22nd Annual ARC Walk for Independence

Residents starting on the ARC Walk for Independence at Stonewood Shopping Center.   By Tammye McDuff…

Downey PD and Fire Hold Active Shooter Drill

Downey PD and Fire Hold Active Shooter Drill

  For the past few weeks, as part of an on-going effort to enhance public…

Homicide Detectives Investigate the Death in Norwalk

Homicide Detectives Investigate the Death in Norwalk

Death was near northbound 605 Freeway, near Imperial Highway. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives…

Downey Resident Killed in Hit and Run

Downey, CA, March 1, 2018: On Wednesday March 1, 2018, at approximately 11:17 p.m., a…

Asm. Cristina Garcia to Take Unpaid Leave of Absence From Position and Committee Assignments

Asm. Cristina Garcia to Take Unpaid Leave of Absence From Position and Committee Assignments

Asm. Cristina Garcia Responds to Allegations of Misconduct (Sacramento) – Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) today…

David Bell Found Dead in Norwalk, Told Police He Committed Double Murder in San Diego

  Norwalk- A man was found dead of apparent suicide in Norwalk hours after he…

Hews Media-Downey Beat Exposé Results in State Audit of Montebello

Hews Media-Downey Beat Exposé Results in State Audit of Montebello

  By Brian Hews   A series of exclusive articles in 2016 by Hews Media…

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…

Man Fatally Shot In Norwalk Identified as Daniel Jessie Lara III

The Los Angeles county coroner identified a man who was fatally shot in Norwalk Wednesday.…

Police Asking Help in Locating Missing 10 Year-Old Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva

Police Asking Help in Locating Missing 10 Year-Old Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva

  The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children along with the Los Angeles Police…

Dead Body Found in Rio Hondo Channel in Montebello

A body was found in the channel approximately 1 a.m. today. The victim died of…

La Mirada Councilman Andrew Sarega Colluded With Vasquez In Frivolous Defamation Lawsuit Against Hews Media Group

La Mirada Councilman Andrew Sarega Colluded With Vasquez In Frivolous Defamation Lawsuit Against Hews Media Group

  Sarega is also currently working closely with disgruntled former HMG-CN reporter Randy Economy, who recorded…

Downey PD Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

Downey PD Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

Staff Report The Downey Police Department has been awarded a $330,000 grant from the California…