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Commerce Recall Signature Gatherer Undermined Effort, Forged Signatures, Added Deceased Voters 

By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper has learned that Sylvia Ortiz, the leader of the signature gatherers involved in the recent recall attempt against…

Commerce Mayor Tina Baca Del Rio Rushed to Hospital

Commerce Mayor Tina Baca Del Rio Rushed to Hospital

  By Randy Economy Hews Group Community Newspaper has learned that Commerce Mayor Tina Baca Del Rio was rushed to an area hospital on Tuesday morning after the…

Commerce Councilmember Abusing  City’s Vehicle Use Policy

Commerce Councilmember Abusing City’s Vehicle Use Policy

By Brian Hews In May of 2012, the City Council passed a car policy that was very specific, stipulating that the cars could only be used for city…

Armed Standoff with Murder Suspect in Hawaiian Gardens

Deputies from Lakewood Sheriff’s Station are currently at the intersection of Norwalk Boulevard and Carson Street in the City of Hawaiian Gardens, where an Attempt Murder suspect has…

Controversy Surrounds Submission of Commerce Recall Signatures

Controversy Surrounds Submission of Commerce Recall Signatures

  By Randy Economy Los Angeles County Registrar of Voter officials are currently verifying nearly  2,200 signatures that were submitted last week by organizers of four current members…

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

On 03/22/2014 at approximately 1:28pm The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department reported an individual from The Citadel off Citadel Drive in the City Commerce, committed a Petty Theft Crime:…

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

By Randy Economy    It has not been a good week for embattled Central Basin Municipal Water District Director James Roybal after two-dozen protesters urged that he resign…

Central Basin Water Director Vasquez Party to Lawsuit Against Own District Seeking Millions

Central Basin Water Director Vasquez Party to Lawsuit Against Own District Seeking Millions

Wednesday January 22, 2013, 11:06 a.m.   By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community News has obtained documents that indicate Central Basin Municipal Water District Director…

Attorney for Firm Suing Central Basin Received Thousands in Campaign Funds from Pacifica Owner Camacho

Attorney for Firm Suing Central Basin Received Thousands in Campaign Funds from Pacifica Owner Camacho

Camacho was instrumental in attorney Steve Elie’s campaign to win Inland Empire Water Agency board seat. By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community News has learned…

Central Basin Directors Attempting to Settle With Pacifica Services at Special Board Meeting

Central Basin Directors Attempting to Settle With Pacifica Services at Special Board Meeting

Roybal, Apodaca, and Vasquez changed agenda to include closed session item and Central Basin’s attorneys have not been invited. By Brian Hews Hews Media Group-Community News has confirmed…

Central Basin Water District Fiscal Meltdown Looms After Insurance Agency Drops Coverage

Central Basin Water District Fiscal Meltdown Looms After Insurance Agency Drops Coverage

By Randy Economy and Brian Hews   The politically explosive Central Basin Municipal Water District (CB) appears to be within a few days of financial armageddon after the…

Two Injured After ‘Home Drug Lab’ on Ayers Avenue in Commerce Catches Fire

Two Injured After ‘Home Drug Lab’ on Ayers Avenue in Commerce Catches Fire

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, deputies from the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station responded to the 2300 block of Ayers Avenue, Commerce, regarding a call of a tree…

Op/Ed: Central Basin Director Leticia Vasquez Slammed at Her Own Press Conference

Op/Ed: Central Basin Director Leticia Vasquez Slammed at Her Own Press Conference

By Brian Hews The embattled Central Basin Municipal Water District (CB) exists for the purpose of providing fresh drinking water to two million residents residing in 24 cities. It is…

Former Central Basin GM Art Aguilar Failed to Report Golf Outings on Government ‘700’ Forms

Former Central Basin GM Art Aguilar Failed to Report Golf Outings on Government ‘700’ Forms

Pacifica Services VP Mike Sisson treated Aguilar to more that twenty golf outings in a 17-month period. By Brian Hews and Randy Economy   Friday could not come…

Recall Supporters Turn in Completed Petitions on Four Commerce Councilmembers

 Signature gatherers were again confronted, this time allegedly by Lilia Leon’s daughter in law.  By Randy Economy  A group of Commerce residents and community leaders have turned in more than…

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Commerce Recall Signature Gatherer Undermined Effort, Forged Signatures, Added Deceased Voters 

By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper has learned that Sylvia Ortiz,…

Commerce Mayor Tina Baca Del Rio Rushed to Hospital

Commerce Mayor Tina Baca Del Rio Rushed to Hospital

  By Randy Economy Hews Group Community Newspaper has learned that Commerce Mayor Tina Baca…

Commerce Councilmember Abusing City’s Vehicle Use Policy

Commerce Councilmember Abusing  City’s Vehicle Use Policy

By Brian Hews In May of 2012, the City Council passed a car policy that…

EXCLUSIVE: City of La Mirada Chosen as Host Town for 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles

By Tony Aiello La Mirada~The City of La Mirada has been officially chosen to be one of…

Armed Standoff with Murder Suspect in Hawaiian Gardens

Deputies from Lakewood Sheriff’s Station are currently at the intersection of Norwalk Boulevard and Carson…

April 4 Commerce Community News Digital Edition

Click here to view PDF version of the Commerce Community News.…

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

Commerce Crime Report for March 22-25

On 03/22/2014 at approximately 1:28pm The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department reported an individual from The…

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

‘Teacher Jail’ Demonstration Against Central Basin Director Roybal Attracts Police, Protestors

By Randy Economy    It has not been a good week for embattled Central Basin…

Central Basin Water Director Vasquez Party to Lawsuit Against Own District Seeking Millions

Central Basin Water Director Vasquez Party to Lawsuit Against Own District Seeking Millions

Wednesday January 22, 2013, 11:06 a.m.   By Brian Hews and Randy Economy Hews Media…

Attorney for Firm Suing Central Basin Received Thousands in Campaign Funds from Pacifica Owner Camacho

Attorney for Firm Suing Central Basin Received Thousands in Campaign Funds from Pacifica Owner Camacho

Camacho was instrumental in attorney Steve Elie’s campaign to win Inland Empire Water Agency board…

Central Basin Directors Attempting to Settle With Pacifica Services at Special Board Meeting

Central Basin Directors Attempting to Settle With Pacifica Services at Special Board Meeting

Roybal, Apodaca, and Vasquez changed agenda to include closed session item and Central Basin’s attorneys…

Central Basin Water District Fiscal Meltdown Looms After Insurance Agency Drops Coverage

Central Basin Water District Fiscal Meltdown Looms After Insurance Agency Drops Coverage

By Randy Economy and Brian Hews   The politically explosive Central Basin Municipal Water District…

Two Injured After ‘Home Drug Lab’ on Ayers Avenue in Commerce Catches Fire

Two Injured After ‘Home Drug Lab’ on Ayers Avenue in Commerce Catches Fire

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, deputies from the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station responded to…

Op/Ed: Central Basin Director Leticia Vasquez Slammed at Her Own Press Conference

Op/Ed: Central Basin Director Leticia Vasquez Slammed at Her Own Press Conference

By Brian Hews The embattled Central Basin Municipal Water District (CB) exists for the purpose of…

MUSD Students Receive Surprise Visit from Father in Army

  Sgt. Carlos Torres surprised his children at morning assembly   MONTEBELLO – While it…