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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…

La Mirada Official Election Results

By Brian Hews The La Mirada City Clerk announced the official results of the City Council election today which will be certified at the next City Council meeting.…

Hawaiian Gardens Crime Summary Dec. 21-28

From spotcrime.com 223rd St & Fuston Ave Grand Theft Vehicle Automobile/Passenger Van Carson St & Pioneer Blvd Grand Theft Vehicle, Truck, Motor Home, 12500 Carson St Vehicle Burglary:…

Norwalk to Get 15 Acres of the Norwalk Tank Farm

  By Brian Hews Norwalk City Manager Mike Egan was ecstatic when he heard the news that the city of Norwalk will finally receive 15 acres of the…

Operation Fashion Police: Downtown LA Fashion District Raided by Feds, $65,000,000 Seized, Nine Arrested

Fashion District Store Using ‘Black Market Peso Exchange’ Scheme Allegedly Took Ransom Money for Hostage Being Held and Tortured by Sinaloa Drug Cartel LOS ANGELES – Approximately 1,000…

EDITORIAL: Whittier Daily News Reporter Mike Sprague Fabricated Article on Central Basin Director Art Chacon

HMG-CN contacted one of Sprague’s experts who said, “I am extremely upset that Sprague lied to get a quote from me about the Central Basin board vote related…

Avel Turks: Suspected Driver Charged in Rolling Gun Battle, Attempted Murder of Police

An 18-year-old man found hiding in a dumpster following Monday’s police pursuit that turned into a rolling gun battle was charged today with multiple counts of attempted murder…

 NLMUSD Superintendent Ruth Perez Named Deputy Superintendent with Los Angeles Unified School District

 NLMUSD Superintendent Ruth Perez Named Deputy Superintendent with Los Angeles Unified School District

By Randy Economy Dr. Ruth Perez, the popular Superintendent of Schools for the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has accepted the position of Deputy Superintendent with the Los…

UPDATE: Cerritos College Police Chief Richard Bukowiecki Dead From Suicide; Autopsy Underway

UPDATE: Cerritos College Police Chief Richard Bukowiecki Dead From Suicide; Autopsy Underway

UPDATE: 10:40 a.m. HMG-CN can confirm that Bukowiecki died in Westminster and that members of the Westminster Police Department informed officials at Cerritos College on Monday about the…

Nancy Kelly, Legendary Cerritos College Softball Coach Dies

By Randy Economy Nancy Kelly, a legendary coach from Cerritos College passes away on Sunday, Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper has learned. The death of Kelly was confirmed in…

City News

Montebello Unified School District Superintendent Contreras Smith Gives Update

Montebello Unified School District Superintendent Contreras Smith Gives Update

  Dear Parents,  The Montebello Unified School District (MUSD) always puts our students and employees…

Cerritos Resident Melinda Kimsey Fined $20,000 for Falsely Accusing Teacher of Pedophilia

Cerritos Resident Melinda Kimsey Fined $20,000 for Falsely Accusing Teacher of Pedophilia

  Staff Report Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained court documents that show Cerritos resident…

SUBURBAN LEAGUE SOFTBALL: Norwalk’s Vasquez calm as they come, nearly perfect against crosstown rival

By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter   The type of performance Norwalk High’s Breanna Vasquez…

Drug Kingpin of Skid Row Arrested in Cerritos

From CBS  News A 48-year-old man who police call the drug kingpin of Skid Row…

Downey Mayor Saab, Councilmember Brossmer, Former Mayors Cartozian and Guerra Endorse Steve Napolitano for 4th District County Supervisor

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 27, 2016) ― Four current and former elected officials from the City…

Pop Music Icon Prince Dies at Home in Minneapolis

  Media is reporting that pop music icon Prince passed away at his home today,…

Smart Phone App Ogle Allows Students to Post Explicit or Threatening Content Anonymously

  By Brian Hews The Cerritos Sheriff’s were forced to investigate a threat posted on…

Volunteer Opportunities at Kaiser Permanente Downey

Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center utilizes volunteers to provide support services to our members, visitors,…

Cerritos Sheriff’s Investigating Shooting Threat Posted Online at Cerritos High School

By Brian Hews HMG-CN has confirmed that Cerritos Sheriff’s are currently at Cerritos High School…

Community leader Rick Rodriguez announced candidacy for Downey City Council District 3.

Press Release Downey Community Leader Rick Rodriguez Announces Candidacy for Downey City Council District 3…

EXCLUSIVE: Norwalk Commissioner Rosa Barragan’s Residence Raided by Norwalk Sheriff’s; Drugs, Guns, and Money Seized

  By Brian Hews A raid conducted at the residence of current Norwalk Planning Commissioner…

EXCLUSIVE: Norwalk Councilman Marcel Rodarte to Leave Council for California Contract Cities Executive Director Position

EXCLUSIVE: Norwalk Councilman Marcel Rodarte to Leave Council for California Contract Cities Executive Director Position

  By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has confirmed through a high-level source that…

Suspicious Package Found at Norwalk Transit Station, Building Evacuated

By Brian Hews City officials have alerted Hews Media Group-Community News that a suspicious package…

Kidnapping Suspect Who Led Police Chase Through Orange County in Hummer Caught in Cerritos

By Brian Hews Reports from Cerritos residents are saying that the driver of the Hummer,…

Report: Woman Shot to Death in La Mirada

Media outlets are reporting La Mirada Sheriff’s are en route to a murder scene where…