Wednesday Sep 10
Whitney High in Cerritos ranked No. 4 in nation by Newsweek
Cerritos >> Gretchen Whitney High School in Cerritos is the fourth best high school in the nation, the top high school in California, according to Newsweek magazine. The publication released its 2014 list of America's Top High Schools this week.
Wednesday Sep 10
Easy Reader News
Redondo girls run to second-place finish at cross country meet
Perennial power Saugus captured the girls and boys cross titles titles at the Great Cow Race in Cerritos Saturday to remain ranked No. 1 in the CIF-SS Division 2 polls while Redondo turned in a strong performances again a talented field .
Tue Sep 09, 2014
The Daily Breeze
My Turn: A little push from a French professor leads to a 500-mile trek
Long ago, I was a 19-year-old sophomore at Cerritos College. My French class professor, Pierre Yperman, was a jolly, bearded man with a quick mind.
Cerritos Man Pleads No Contest in Crash That Killed Passenger
Superior Court Judge Richard R. Romero imposed the term on Nolan Campbell, 37, immediately following the defendant's no plea to one felony count each of vehicular manslaughter and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Campbell sped away from police near 20th Street and Pacific Avenue in Long Beach after officers tried to conduct a traffic stop last Nov. 24. When he tried to turn south onto the Terminal Island Freeway from westbound Pacific Coast Highway, the pickup truck went over the embankment and flipped over several times.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Cerritos man meets bone marrow donor who saved his life
Fred Schmitthammer, right, hugs Pierre Kueckelmann as a surprise for Schmitthammer on Sunday with a visit from his Kueckelmann his bone marrow donor, who is vacationing from Germany in Downey CA. Sunday September 07, 2014.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Mother, son plead not guilty in fatal Long Beach robbery attempt
LONG BEACH >> A 26-year-old man and his mother pleaded not guilty Friday to various charges following their alleged involvement in a fatal home-invasion robbery in Long Beach's Los Cerritos neighborhood. Gus Adams, and his mother, Ruby, were arrested following the July 23 home invasion that gained media attention after the homeowner, 80-year-old Tom Greer, told KNBC Channel 4 that he shot Adams' accomplice, Andrea Miller, twice in the back as she fled even though she claimed she was pregnant.
The Pordland Mercury
Video Vriday! New Move, Priory, Modern Kin & More
New Move have just kicked off a yearlong project in which they'll be releasing 10 new singles between now and Labor Day 2015. Those songs will lay the groundwork for the band's first album, and they're releasing a slew of B-sides in the process.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
LA Daily News
Vaping convention coming to Ontario Convention Center Friday
ONTARIO >> As the relatively new business of electronic cigarettes, or vaping, has become a $2 billion a year industry, companies and consumers are gathering here this weekend to meet and learn about products. The event was held last year at the Anaheim Convention Center, but issues related to visitors being able to vape or use electronic cigarettes at the convention center led to the move to Ontario this year, according to organizers.
Robert Russell Colley
Bob peacefully passed away on August 28, 2014 in his Downey home with family present as he had wished. Having been born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 10, 1923, he was 90. Bob's family moved to Los Angeles when he was 3 and he had never forgotten growing up during the Great Depression.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Signal Hill City Council approves 38 cent monthly increase on solid waste services
EDCO, which handles the city's waste and recycling services, wanted to raise solid waste collection rates to help cover the increased disposal costs it has to pay.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Cerritos is OC Fil-Am Chamber's Emerald Awardee for Outstanding Green City
The City of Cerritos' energy efficiency effort has been recognized as 2014 Outstanding Green City by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce at its 6th Annual Green, Conserve and Health Exposition held for the second time at the Southern California Edison Education Center in Irwindale.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
How often do coyotes attack in Long Beach?
But how often are the animals seen? And are they predators to be feared or, as some say, just being coyotes? To answer some of the questions, the Press-Telegram contacted Long Beach Animal Care Services and obtained data on coyotes sightings covering 2013 and this year through Aug. 27. The information, which has been used in a map project , ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Readers react to Long Beach school being named for a racist
In our Thursday column we wrote about the racist Peter H. Burnett, the first elected civilian governor of California and, regrettably, the namesake of Burnett Elementary School in the Poly area of Long Beach.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
This Week in 100 Days of Summer
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau are teaming up for the fifth year in a row to offer www.100daysofsummer.org, a searchable calendar of free concerts & movies, Long Beach Sea Festival events, El Dorado Nature Center & historic site events, and ideas for spontaneous fun like hiking, biking, ... (more)
GAPASCA scholarship program gets boost during inaugural ball
The scholarship program of the Gapan City Association of Southern California got a big boost last August 9 during the inaugural ball of the new organization at the Cerritos Sheraton Hotel.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Two former Long Beach council members vie for water board seat
It's official - two former Long Beach City Council members will be part of a six-person field in the race to represent Division 3 on the Water Replenishment District board.