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Buried Bodies in Norwalk and Long Beach Connected Two juveniles arrested, motive of two murders not yet known. By Randy Economy
ABC School Board Election Campaign Funds Top $125,000 By Randy Economy
[See MURDER page 9]
Location of shallow grave in the yard of an abandoned home located at 11820 Norwalk Boulevard. A second body was found at Atlantic and Artesia and it was later revealed that the two deceased were married. Two juveniles, a 15-year old female, and a 16-year old male have been arrested on murder charges.
HAWAIIAN GARDENS ELECTIONS
Desperate Politicians They will say or do anything to get elected.
KATHY "RECALLED" NAVEJAS
REY "YES MR. BRUCE" RODRIGUEZ
KATHY "NEW RESIDENT" TRIMBLE
See Page 7: LCCN has certified documented evidence that
Councilman Bruce and Kathy Navejas are trying to take over the city council by endorsing two unqualified candidates. Bruce indicated from the dais at the Oct. 11, 2011 HG council meeting that LCCN docTODAY_AD10X3:Layout 1 6/14/11 10:58 PM on Page 1 printed falsehoods. The documents page 7 contradict Mr. Bruce.
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ABC School Board Candidates Square Off at AAUW Forum By Jerry Bernstein
BARRY "THE RINGLEADER" BRUCE
MAURICIO "CORONA BEER" ARROYO
The campaign to elect five members SCHOOL ED D FI to the ABC School Board on Nov. 8 has already brought in more than $125,000 in contributions, for a job that compensates its members $733.95 per month. Records obtained at Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters Office by Los Cerritos Community News show that the 11 candidates running for either a fouryear full term, or for a two year term are on course to reach over $200,000.00. Candidates have also contributed thousands of personal loans and some have also contributed thousands more from businesses in which they have a vested financial interest or ownership. Some of the biggest donations have been made to the four candidates hoping to replace former ABC School Board Member Mark Pulido, who was elected to the Cerritos City Council in March. The winner of the two year unexpired term will have to hit the campaign trail again in 2013 if they plan to seek re-election to a four year term.. ABC Federation of Teachers raised from its rank and file members $43,668 so far this year and have spent $22,770 as of Sept. 24, in support of the reelection campaigns of incumbants Law, Spitzer, Tse, Reyes, and Johnson. The major donor to the ABC Federation of Teacher Committee on Political Education was a $5,000 contribution from the ABCFT union General Fund. So far this calendar year, the ABCFT has donated $25,000 to their slate of five school board hopefuls. The ABCFT has hired Los Angeles political consultant Eric Hacopian, and his firm EDH and Associates out of Studio City to oversee their coordinated campaign effort and have so far paid out $4,000 for their services which includes campaign mailings to voters throughout Artesia, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, East Lakewood and South Norwalk. Short Term Seat Brings in MegaCampaign Cash. CT TRI IS
Two minors, a 15-year old female, and a 16-year old male have been arrested on murder charges for the deaths of two adults in what could be one of the most horrific crimes in recent Los Angeles County memory. Members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Division are investigating the connection between the deaths of two people who were found in two different shallow graves in two cities during the past week, Los Cerritos Community News has learned. Los Cerritos Community News has also confirmed that the two bodies found have been determined to be a married couple from Compton and that two minor’s have been arrested for the murders. Due to their ages, the names of two have
Three candidates for the two-year seat left vacant when ABC Board Member Mark Pulido was elected to the Cerritos Council and five candidates for a four-year term on the school board appealed to voters at the AAUW Candidate Forum held Oct. 8 in the Cerritos Council Chamber. Incumbent Celia Spitzer, Armin Reyes, Maynard Law and Sophia Tse are seeking re-election to a four-year term. Challenging them are former Board Member Louise Dodson and newcomer Henna Sharma. Seeking to fill the remaining two years of Pulido’s vacant seat are Cindy Yen Chen, Lynda Johnson, Soo Yoo and Mansour Meisami. The latter was absent because of illness. All the candidates were asked the same questions. They included what the candidates would you do if there were an
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