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Recall Gavin Newsom Petition

Recall Gavin Newsom Campaign Issues Official Statement Regarding “political hit job” Conducted by Los...

LOS ANGELES: The following press release was issued by Randy Economy Senior Advisor to the RecallGavin2020 campaign.The petition to Recall California Governor Gavin Newsom...
Beam Me Up Scotty

I Tried to Read SFGATE, Where Hate Speech Thrives. SFGATE Left Wing Blogger Dan...

Haters going to H8, especially for page impressions and click ad revenue. Even if it means tramping on the families of those persecuted and...
City of Bell

City of Bell Moves Toward Eviction of Low-Income Tenants. Bell Starved Its Housing Authority...

CITY OF BELL (WOC) - Bell city leaders appear to have created a financial crisis and are using that shortfall to justify the eventual...

Is California’s Vaccine Distribution Plan Failing to Protect California’s Elderly, The Most At Risk...

The facts are stark - age, according to the CDC, is the most determinant factor in death from Covid-19. So why is California ignoring...
Angela Marsden - Pineapple Hill Saloon

Los Angeles Pub Owner’s Cry for Help. Slams County’s Hypocrisy That Allows Entertainment Catering...

LOS ANGELES (WOC) A viral video highlighting the hypocrisy of Los Angeles lockdown restrictions has struck an emotional nerve with the public. Angela Marsden,...
Breaking News Southern California News

Los Angeles County to Prohibit Indoor Dining as of Wednesday Amid COVID-19 Surge

Coronavirus, 2nd Ld L.A. County to Prohibit Indoor Dining as of Wednesday Amid COVID-19 Surge Eds: SUBS lede. LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles...
In this photo provided by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, clinical research coordinator Tammy Lewis-McCauley administers an injection to Katelyn Evans, a trial participant, as part of the hospital’s clinical trial of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center via AP)

Covid-19 Vaccine Update Including EU Countries

Significantly good news on the vaccine front.  Most of us (if you are old like me) could be, if desired, vaccinated by or in...
emocratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya

Here is Why Trump Lost and Biden Won The 2020 Presidential Election

Here is my assessment of the Presidential election and why Trump lost. 1. Trump under performed with suburban women - These in my unscientific opinion...
City of Compton

FBI Arrests Former Baldwin Park Mayor Pacheco & Compton Councilman Galvan – EXCLUSIVE from...

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site     Ricardo Pacheco and Isaac Galvan BY BRIAN HEWS • November 2, 2020 •...
City of Maywood

BREAKING: Lawsuit Alleges Maywood Mayor De La Riva Tried to Extort $350,000 from Cannabis...

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site BY BRIAN HEWS • October 29, 2020, 10:50 a.m. Hews Media Group-Cerritos News...
City of Bell Gardens

Controversial Bell Gardens Outreach Contract Secretly Involves Mario Beltran

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site BY BRIAN HEWS • October 26, 2020 In September, Hews Media Group-Cerritos News...
City of Commerce Pot

LAWSUIT: Mario Beltran Extorted Marijuana Businesses in Commerce, Alleges City of Commerce Officials are...

Click HERE To See The Full Story at the Los Cerritos News Site BY BRIAN HEWS • September 30, 2020 A lawsuit obtained by HMG-CN...
Tax consultant Salari, Los Angeles County's Tax Assessor John Noguez, and Chief Property Appraiser Mark McNeil 2012 Booking Photos - Reuters Pictures Archive, Fred Prouser

78 Felony Corruption Charges Refiled Against Former LA Assessor John Noguez, Two Others

LOS ANGELES (WOC) The longest criminal public corruption case in the history of Los Angeles County got a lot longer on Tuesday when District...
Los Cerritos News

BREAKING: HMG Article Results in Resignation of Central Basin Director Dan Arrighi

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site   BY BRIAN HEWS • JUNE 28, 2020 Hews Media Group-Cerritos News has learned...
Los Cerritos News

June 27, 2020 L.A. County COVID-19 Report: 2,169 New Cases, 23 Additional Deaths

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public...
FBI

Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested by FBI on Federal Racketeering Charges

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site Case Alleges the Politician Operated a ‘Pay-to-Play’ Scheme in Which Real Estate...
Cristina Garcia

SB 625: Elected Officials, Organizations and Residents Sound Off on Bogus Asm. Garcia Bill...

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site Dear Community Central Basin is a community of 2 million people who are...

Judge OK’s deal to house 7,000 Los Angeles-area homeless

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has approved an agreement in which the city and county of Los Angeles will provide housing for...
Los Cerritos News

SB-625 Fallout Continues: Metropolitan Water District Warns of Incompatible Office

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site BY BRIAN HEWS • June 20, 2020 Hews Media Group has obtained a...
Los Angeles Councilwoman Rodriguez

Councilwoman Monica Rodriquez Breaks Promise to Los Angeles Police Officers

LOS ANGELES - In a video that has recently gone viral, Los Angeles Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez is seen in a heated exchange Thursday June...
Los Cerritos News

Sacramento Lawmakers Lining Up at Assemblywoman Garcia’s Water Corruption Trough

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site HMG OP-ED: This past Monday, the Assembly Committee for Local Government, chaired...
Los Angeles County Seal

Los Angeles County Announces 36 More Deaths Due To COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County health and elected officials have again highlighted disparities in COVID-19 deaths among black residents and warned that...
Calabasas California

Some Calabasas Residents Armed Themselves in Preparation For The City’s Black Lives Matters Protest

CALABASAS – A Black Lives Matter protest this week in Calabasas resulted in a few residents cleaning their guns and checking their ammunition stocks. Residents...
Los Cerritos News

Jose Lara and Leanne Ibarra Recalled in Landslide Vote

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site     Jose Lara and Leanne Ibarra were part of a corrupt pay-to-play scheme...
Cristina Garcia

Asm. Cristina Garcia Took Thousands From Companies Who Thirst for Central Basin Water Receivership

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site   BY BRIAN HEWS • May 31, 2020 This past week, Hews Media Group...

Los Angeles County Health Official Confident, But Cautious, As More Businesses Open

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Another 50-plus deaths due to the coronavirus have been confirmed in Los Angeles County, but health officials continued to express...
Cristina Garcia

BREAKING: Asm. Cristina Garcia Bill Would Place Central Basin Water Into Receivership

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site BY BRIAN HEWS • May 27, 2020 Hews Media Group has learned that...

SpaceX Looks To Make History, Returning Manned Spaceflight To U.S.

HAWTHORNE (CNS) - Hawthorne-based SpaceX will look to make aerospace history Wednesday when it attempts to launch two astronauts bound for the International Space...

Big Oil loses appeal, climate suits go to California courts

BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday against major oil companies in lawsuits brought by California cities and...
Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden, arrive to lay a wreath at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Veterans Memorial Park, Monday, May 25, 2020, in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden Makes 1st In-Person Appearance In More than 2 Months

By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as...

Loughlin, Giannulli To Serve Prison Time For College Scam

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to charges in the college admissions...

California Governor Looks To Plug $54 Billion Budget Hole

By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to reveal his plan Thursday for plugging an estimated $54.3...
Former Los Angeles Councilman Mitchell Englander

Los Angeles Bribery: Consultant to Plead Guilty to Role in LA City Councilmember Pay-to-Play...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A real estate development consultant agreed todayto plead guilty to a federal racketeering charge for his role in a wide-ranging"pay-to-play"...

Counterfeit Masks Reaching Frontline Health Workers In US

By JULIET LINDERMAN and MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day when COVID-19 cases soared, healthcare supplies were scarce and an anguished...

California Takes Steps to reopen Public Spaces, Businesses

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A beach bordering two Southern California counties reopened Monday with some restrictions as parts of the state slowly reopened...

Coronavirus Complicates Safety For Families Living Together

CHICAGO (AP) — At the age of 24, Francy Sandoval has unwittingly become the sole breadwinner for her family, after her mom, dad and...

Orange County Woman, Others Sue California Lawmakers Over Shutdown

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Attorneys for an Orange County woman and four others have filed a lawsuit in federal court, alleging Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Los Angeles Rams Still Hoping for Guests at SoFi Stadium Opening Party

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams finally have a date and an opponent for the long-awaited opening...

California Legislative Analyst Projects Deficit Through 2024

By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s coronavirus-induced budget deficits could continue until at least 2024 and total a knee-buckling $126 billion,...

Governor Newsom Declares State Of Emergency To Help State Prepare For Broader Spread Of...

Mar 04, 2020Emergency proclamation builds on work already underway across state government to protect public health and safetyProclamation includes increased protections against price gouging, offers more assistance to local governments and allows health care workers to come from out of stateAll levels of state government are being deployed to tackle this evolving situation SACRAMENTO – [...]

Cruise Ship Is Held Off California Coast For Virus Testing

By OLGA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scrambling to keep the coronavirus at bay, officials ordered a cruise ship with about 3,500...
Baby and Mother - EverystockPhoto: Photographer Kryten

Information on COVID-19 and Pregnant Women and Children

Q: Are pregnant women more susceptible to infection, or at increased risk for severe illness, morbidity, or mortality with COVID-19, compared with the general...

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Summary From National Institute of Health

Updated March 3, 2020 Background CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China...

Los Angeles Controller Reports City Expenses Rise In Wake Of `Economic Uncertainty’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin released the city's annual revenue forecast today in which he highlighted projected revenue growth but...

2019 novel coronavirus: Get the facts

In December 2019, health officials found that people in Wuhan, China, were getting sick from a respiratory illness. Scientists determined it was caused by...

Education Dept. Slams USC Over Handling Of Complaints Against Gynecologist

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Citing systemic failures in the university's response to allegations of sexual misconduct by then-campus gynecologist George Tyndall, the U.S. Department...

Sanders’ Rise Fuels Dems’ Angst Over Keeping House Control; Pelosi Won’t Intervene

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' ascendancy as Democrats' leading presidential hopeful fueled growing unease as lawmakers...
George Gascón and Nestor Valencia in the City of Bell

George Gascón Returns To His Roots at Southeast Los Angeles Meet & Greet in...

Bell, California - Candidate for Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón made a campaign stop at the new Surfos de Mexico Restaurant in...

Brace For The Deluge: Special Interests Are Spending Millions To Get The California Legislators...

By Ben Christopher, CalMatters With two weeks to go before election day in California, businesses, labor unions, mega-wealthy political donors and other coalitions...

Santa Monica Man Arrested On Federal Charges of Staging Cyberattacks On Computer System Of...

Friday, February 21, 2020, LOS ANGELES – FBI agents this morning arrested a Santa Monica man on federal charges stemming from a series of distributed denial-of-service – or DDoS – attacks on a website for a candidate who was campaigning for a California congressional seat.           Arthur Jan Dam, 32, was taken into custody this morning [...]
City of Bell

City of Bell Promised “Sunshine” But Offers Up Clouded Council and Candidate Financial Disclosures

The City of Bell has taken strides to become more transparent after its tumultuous corruption scandal of 2010 which led to the recall and...
California State Senator Pat Bates

California Bill Introduced to Keep Sexually Violent Predator Hearings Open to Public

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A bill that would keep court hearings related to the release of Sexually Violent Predators open to the public was...
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany pauses while speaking during a press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, June 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Federal Government Awards $3 M Grant For Irvine Facility

IRVINE (CNS) - A Newport Beach foundation won a $3 million federal grant to help fund scientific lab equipment at an Irvine biotech incubator...

L.A. Homeless Services Authority To Debut Method Of Tracking Available Housing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority today is planning to announce a method to address homelessness and supportive housing availability...

Boy Scouts’ Future Uncertain After Bankruptcy Filing

By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Barraged with sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working...

LA City Clerk Reminds People To Register To Vote In March 3 Primary Election

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The March 3 primaries are just weeks away, and today the Los Angeles City Clerk's Office reminded people that the...
Children at Play

‘Troubling’ Audit Reveals California State Failure to Test Millions of Babies for Toxic Lead

By Elizabeth Aguilera, CalMatters Millions of California toddlers who should have been tested for lead exposure have not received state and federally mandated blood tests,...
Will, who provided his first name only, sits on the sidewalk across the street from LAC+USC Medical Center to panhandle for money until he has enough to go to McDonalds down the block. Will has been homeless since he arrived in Los Angeles from Chicago in 1982. Photo by Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters

Newsom Offers Vacant Land For Homeless Shelters, But Local Officials Worry: Who Will Pay?

By Nigel Duara, CalMatters It was two hours after dusk in Santa Ana, and the temperature had dropped 10 degrees since sundown. A line of...

Over Budget: Proposed California Bullet Train Costs Skyrocket To $80.3 Billion To Complete Project

SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) - The California High-Speed Rail Authority on Wednesday bumped its overall cost estimate for completing the rail line between San Francisco and Los...
Mohammed Nuru, director of San Francisco Public Works, center, gestures as he leaves a federal courthouse with attorney Ismail Ramsey, right, in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. The FBI arrested public works director Mohammed Nuru and restaurateur Nick Bovis last week, saying the men schemed in 2018 to bribe a San Francisco airport commissioner for prime restaurant space at San Francisco International Airport. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

San Francisco: City Attorney Issues Subpoenas Connected To Nuru Corruption Probe

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)- San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Wednesday he has issued subpoenas to eight companies and organizations, including PG&E, in connection...

California Governor Wants To Grill PG&E About Financing Plan

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric's plan to emerge from bankruptcy faced another threat from California...
NASA Astronauts

NASA – “Astronauts Wanted.” NASA to Hire More Artemis Generation Astronauts

As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye...
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, second from right, announces an independent review of the Los Angeles Police Department's use of a gang member database after allegations of misuse on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 in Los Angeles. The California Department of Justice will review the Los Angeles Police Department's records and policies regarding use of the state's gang member database after allegations emerged that officers in an elite crime suppression team falsified records and listed innocent people as gang members, Becerra said Monday. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)

CA Attorney General Says DOJ Will Audit LAPD Gang Field Reports

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Following allegations that some Los Angeles police officers falsified data collected during traffic stops and wrongly labeled some motorists as...
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Academy Announces Dec. 14 Opening Date for Motion Picture Museum Reconstructed from the Wilshire...

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced tonight that its long-awaited museum dedicated to the history and development of...
Members of San Francisco's Japanese American

Japanese Internment Survivors Call For Closure of Immigrant Detention Centers on 78th Anniversary

Members of San Francisco's Japanese American community on Friday spoke about their experiences being interred in camps during World War II, while standing in...

Hiring Surges In January As Americans Flood Into US Job Market

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring jumped last month as U.S. employers added a robust 225,000 jobs, bolstering an economy...

California Lawmaker Introduces Bill Making Voting Mandatory; Jail Time, Fines

If a California lawmaker has his way, registered voters in the state will be required to participate in every election. On Tuesday, Assemblyman Marc Levine...
Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder

Where to Vote – Find Your Polling Location in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles is changing the way we vote this year. In transitioning from polling places to voting centers, you will now be allowed to...
In this May 12, 2017, file photo, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca leaves federal court in Los Angeles after he was sentenced to three years in prison for obstructing an FBI investigation into abuses at the jails he ran. Baca was ordered Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, to report to prison by Feb. 5, 2020, to begin serving a three-year prison sentence for obstructing an FBI probe into corruption in the nation's largest sheriff's department. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Begins Serving Federal Prison Time

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was behind bars at a federal prison in Texas today, serving a three-year...

New China Novel Coronavirus Details Show Challenge for Outbreak Control

It can spread person to person, even if someone is showing no symptoms. The next in line can continue to pass it on. The...

FBI Data: Violent Crimes Decrease In California In 2019; Los Angeles 7 Times Higher...

New data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows a decline in violent crimes nationally in the first six months of 2019 compared to...

San Francisco: Supers Call For Outside Investigation Into Departments Implicated In FBI Probe.

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney on Thursday called for an independent investigation into city departments implicated in a corruption scandal...

PG&E And California Governor At Odds Over Bankruptcy Plan

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric attorneys on Wednesday assured a federal judge the utility will emerge...

Ex-Santa Ana Councilman Carlos Bustamante Gets Felonies Reduced To Misdemeanors

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Former Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante who pleaded guilty four years ago to sexual misconduct involving five women with...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Democrats Struggle With How Directly to Knock Bernie Sanders

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — As Bernie Sanders exudes confidence in his ability to win next week's Iowa caucuses, his moderate rivals are struggling...
OmarNavarro Booking Photo

Jailed California Congressional Candidate Omar Navarro Due in San Francisco Court This Week

As candidates across California begin their stretch runs to the ballot box for the upcoming March Primary election cycle, one high profile candidate has...
Auschwitz Outerwear Yellow Star of David

Los Angeles Museum To Commemorate Auschwitz Liberation Anniversary

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp will be commemorated today at the Los Angeles Museum of...
Flag At Half Mast

Los Angeles Orders Flags To Half-Staff In Remembrance Of Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered city flags across Los Angeles to be flown at half-staff today, one day after Lakers legend...

Kobe Bryant, Eight Others Killed in Helicopter Crash in Calabasas California

CALABASAS (CNS) - Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people, including one of Bryant's daughters, were killed today when a helicopter...

Update: Kobe Fans Swarm LA’s Staples Center. Bryant, Dead in Helicopter Crash in...

Breaking..... Updates to follow throughout the day. 1-26-20 1:01pm PDT - With fans swarming to Staples Center in the wake of Kobe Bryant's death, the...
Homelessness in Sacramento

Housing Shortage At The Core of Sacramento’s Homeless Crisis

Like many who commute to work in California’s capital city, Noel Kammermann begins his day driving toward 16th Street before turning onto North C Street where...
LA Assessor Logo

Los Angeles Largest Corruption Case Unfolds – My Front Seat To The Investigation &...

It was called the biggest political corruption case in the history of Los Angeles County. Not only did I have a front row seat, I had...

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