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Artesia City Manager Resigns, Receives $244,000 Severance, $420,000 Total Several managers accused City Manager Bill Rawlings of verbal harassment, the issue came to light and and he resigned. By Brian Hews

PERMITS ISSUED FOR HAWAIIAN GARDENS HOTEL THE HOLIDAY IN AND EXPRESS will be located at Norwalk and 226th and will be over 42,000 square feet, have 71 rooms, 64 parking spaces, 53 feet tall, and boast a bar and a lounge. By Brian Hews Hawaiian 1311, LLC recently pulled construction permits valued at over $6.8 million, generating over $390,000 in fees to the city for the upcoming Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Hawaiian Gardens. The project involves the construction of a four-story, 42,164square-foot, 71-unit hotel with 64 parking spaces on the vacant 1.25-acre lot located at 22434 Norwalk Blvd., at the intersection of 226th and Norwalk. According to documents, the project would have a maximum height of 53 feet with a first-floor lobby area consisting

of guest rooms, a meeting room, offices, a bar and lounge, fitness room, business center, kitchen and breakfast area, and an outdoor pool and patio area. The second, third, and fourth floors would primarily consist of guest rooms and ancillary storage areas. Hawaiian Gardens Mayor Luis Roa told HMG-CN, “the green property was vacant for many years. We hope that with a modern-looking Holiday Inn guests will be greeted with a fresh image of Hawaiian Gardens as they are heading northbound on Norwalk Blvd from Long Beach and Los Alamitos.

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Talk to the Other Side: Couple Appearing at Bellflower Club Apparently Have the Power By Tammye McDuff Have you ever wanted to speak to someone that has passed away, crossed the veil and left you without closure? Now is your chance. T h e StandUp Comedy Marti & Michael Parry Club in Bellflower will present Marti & Michael Parry Live, a Mediumship and Psychic Art Demonstration.

The Parry’s are a dynamic husband and wife team that investigate the ‘other side’. The duo work together; Michael channels messages directly from friends and relatives that have passed on while Marti, a psychic artist, independently draws detailed recognizable portraits of people in spirit to further prove the existence of life after death. Through extreme and uncanny details, the information that comes through leaves no room for doubt that departed loved ones are watching over us and

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Lakewood Will Hold Public Hearings for District Elections By Tammye McDuff Beginning in 2022, Lakewood City Council Members will be elected based on district, each one representing a portion of the city, instead of having each council member elected by the entire city as is the current practice in Lakewood. The California Voting Rights Act [CVRA] strongly encourages cities to create district

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HMG-CN learned this past Wednesday that Artesia City Manager Bill Rawlings resigned and that the separation was "amicable." No further comment came from the city given that it is now a personnel matter. His resignation comes after several managers and employees complained about Rawlings treatment of them. HMG-CN was told of the story months ago but could not get confirmation of the kind or level of harassment from city officials. Sources tell HMG-CN that Melissa Burke will take over as temporary City Manager and that the city will begin a search for a permanent manager in the coming weeks. The Separation Agreement, obtained Wednesday, shows that Rawlings, received a $244,000 severance along with vacation and sick leave totaling over $178,000 for a total hit to city coffers of nearly $420,000. The city will also pay Rawling's health costs for 10.5

months, unless he is employed before that. Typically health insurance is upwards of $1,000 per month, costing the city an additional $10,000 if Rawlings does not find another job. The agreement indicated that the city and Rawlings agreed to resolve all existing and future disputes, arising from Rawling's employment. Standard in a separation agreement is the statement that the parties acknowledge that there has been no admission of any wrongdoing, fault, violation of law, or liability of any kind on the part of either the city or Rawlings and that the agreement cannot be used in future lawsuits. Some of the wording strongly indicated the city is bracing for employee lawsuits. Rawlings is not separating completely with the agreement stipulating that he will use his “best efforts” to cooperate and participate in any personnel investigations that were ongoing before the Separation Date and help in any current or future lawsuits against the city that involve Rawlings. He also agreed to participate in any trials, and all elements within a trial including discovery, depositions, etc., without compensation.

TRIBUTE TO LINE COACH WHO PASSED AWAY THE CERRITOS HIGH football team poses for a group photo following a victory last Thursday night against John Glenn High. Several members were showing a “W” with their hands in honor of offensive linecoach Webster Peters who passed away earlier in the week due to a heart attack. See page 4.


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Collectively making positive changes for hundreds of children daily in foster care nationwide is Together We Rise, an Orange County nonprofit based in Brea. By working with thousands of volunteers, social workers, CASA advocates, and other partners, Together We Rise is transforming the way kids experience foster care. With their service-based programs, they have provided a way for individuals who cannot become foster parents to still have a meaningfully way to help children in it, according to Dahlia. “Our primary goal is to help those experiencing foster care and through that we've helped tens of thousands of foster families nationwide,” she added. “We work with hundreds of foster agencies, social workers, CASA advocates, and others to bring our programs to youth across the nation.” Together We Rise began with after school sports camps, progressed to cross country clothing closet tours, and established their nationwide service activity programs including Sweet Case Duffle Bags and STEM boxes. “Our foundation has allowed us to provide new bicycles, college supplies, and Birthday Boxes to ensure that every child in foster care can feel celebrated on their birthday, even if they are in a nontraditional or emergency placement,” said Mary Grace Moreno, a 3 year employee. Founded in 2008, Together We Rise began after Danny Mendoza discovered his 9-year-old cousin was living in a car. He wanted to help but ran into obstacles because he was under the age of 21. Danny persevered with the desire to help other youth in similar situations. “Instead of giving up, Danny decided to help children in foster care without becoming a foster parent,” said Moreno. “After telling others about his vision, he was inspired by encouragement from friends and colleagues to use his ambition to help others and start a new organization.”

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CHILDREN GETTING BIKES Foster kids enjoying new bikes thanks to Together We Rise.

Foster Care Youth Nationwide Have Support Through Nonprofit By Laurie Hanson With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, Moreno says the needs within the foster care system have only been more heightened. In their response, Together We Rise amassed its community resources to address the urgent need, especially ones impacting college-age foster care youth, according to Moreno. “As we continue to navigate through these tough times, our mission of supporting individuals in foster carries on." Immediate needs are met in the Rapid Response program, a safety net part of Together We Rise which helps foster collegeage students transitioning from school into a career. Its purpose is to eliminate barriers that hinder current and former foster youth from continuing their education. “Alongside our network of partners, we are dedicated to changing college foster care students through empowerment, personal and professional development, and events-based fundraising,” said Moreno. Together We Rise in partnership with

the Fund II Foundation has a program called the Family Fellowship, which supports college-bound foster youth with financial, educational, and wrap-around higher education scholarships designed to support kids through their college years and into a career. It is through the generosity of Hope D. Smith and her husband, Robert F. Smith, the president and founding board of director for the Fund ll Foundation, that each chosen student receives up to $18,000 per year for up to 5 years, with continued guidance during and after their education. It is the vision of Family Fellowship to change the legacy of aged-out foster youth. The program stresses innovation, exploration, and discovery in their development into a modern workforce. “Our Family Fellowship scholarship and Rapid Response programs help those who are currently in the system as well as those who've aged out,” said Moreno. Even greater help is available through Together We Rise with another program they cre-

ated, Foster Together, a supplemental support network for foster families designed to support one another. “Between 45-65 percent of foster families quit during the first year. Overall, 30 to 40 percent of current families choose not to continue fostering each year. By matching foster families with volunteer support groups, Foster Together aims to take care of those taking care of foster youth,” according to www.fostertogether.com. The website further explains how foster parents sign on for so much more than simply adding a child to their family, and how oftentimes they feel overwhelmed and isolated by the unexpected challenges that subsequently come with fostering. “By partnering with Foster Together support squads with families, a secure network can be created that makes them feel cared for and appreciated. When foster families feel supported, they can create better experiences for children in care,” according to www.fostertogether.com. Many holiday initiatives are coming up, and they invite everyone to open their hearts for children in foster care. “When you look at some of the big issues our society faces, homelessness, the school to prison pipeline, food insecurity, human trafficking, educational inequality, these are just a few of the issues disproportionality impacting those who've experienced foster care,” explained Moreno. “It is imperative that we come TOGETHER to support the foster care community.” For more information about Together We Rise, to donate or volunteer, please visit online at www.togetherwerise.org.

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OC Flight Diverted After Passenger Punches Female Flight Attendant Staff Report An American Airlines flight from New York to Orange County was diverted after a passenger allegedly assaulted a flight attendant on Wednesday, according to the airline. Flight 976 from New York City’s JFK International Airport to John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana made an emergency landing in Denver after a passenger physically assaulted the flight attendant, American Airlines said in a statement. The plane eventually made it to OC. The airline said the plane landed and taxied to the gate where law enforcement removed the passenger and took him into custody. A photo posted on Twitter by another passenger shows the suspect hand-

cuffed and sitting at the gate. “We are outraged by the reports of what took place on board. Acts of violence against our team members are not tolerated by American Airlines. We are working with law enforcement to support our team member and pursue prosecution, and the individual involved in this incident will not be allowed to travel with us in the future,” American Airlines said in a statement. “If you’re not prepared to wear a mask, you’re not prepared to fly, that’s the moral of the story,” said one passenger. “In terms of men hitting women, it’s absolutely absurd and ridiculous. Fists and violence is never the way.” American Airlines did not provide further details into the incident or the condition of the flight attendant.

ST. IRANEUS CHOIR singing to older adults at a care center in Cypress. The goal is to show care center residents, no matter their faith, that they are not forgotten during the holidays.

The Giving Tree Project is an annual outreach to care centers by St. Irenaeus Health Ministry that has gone on for the last 36 years. The goal is to show residents, no matter their faith, that they are not forgotten during the holidays. Due to continued pandemic precautions, the Giving Tree Parties will be cut back, but St. Irenaeus Health Ministry will provide gifts for each resident. They also plan to give gifts for the staff at each of the care facilities. These are hard-working essential workers and compassionate heroes. The facilities that St. Irenaeus Health Ministry serves are: Harvest Retirement in Buena Park, Sunrise La Palma, Karlton Residential Center in Anaheim, Health Care Center Orange County in Buena Park, and Anaheim Terrace Care Center. Since each care facility resident will receive a gift, in addition to homebound parishioners, they need 406 gifts. Due to health concerns, they will buy the gifts rather than ask parishioners to purchase and donate them. This is a significant financial commitment, so we are again asking the

whole community, as well as St. Irenaeus parishioners, for monetary donations to purchase gifts. Checks should be made out to St. Irenaeus Church, with "H.M./Giving Tree" written on the memo line, and dropped off or mailed to St. Irenaeus Church, 5201 Evergreen Ave., Cypress, CA 90630. The deadline for receiving donations is Tuesday, November 30th. Residents at long-term care facilities look forward to gifts and holiday cheer. Please consider donating to this project. It's a "virtual hug" to these older adults, many of whom get few visitors. The project is led by Jennifer Dagarag, R.N. (Co-Health Ministry Facilitator), JoAnn Pyne (Co-Facilitator), Grace Francis (Chair of Care Facilities Ministry), Karen Nerrie (Chair, Giving Tree Committee), and your generous donation, the 2021 Giving Tree Project will be successful again this year. For more information, please contact Jennifer Dagarag at 714-826-0760, extension 124. Donations can also be made on the St. Irenaeus website, Health Ministry/Giving Tree button.

Artesia's Coffee With the Sheriffs Artesia is partnering with the Starbucks, located at the intersection of Pioneer Boulevard and Artesia Boulevard, to host a Coffee with a Cop event. The event will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 16. It will offer community members an opportunity to meet the law enforcement officers that serve and protect the city of Artesia. Captain David Sprengel, who is responsible for overseeing the Lakewood

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GOING TO JAIL WITH A MASK the passenger is escorted off the plane after he allegedly punched a female flight attendant twice when she requested he wear a mask. He was later duct taped to his seat by passengers.

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Station and commanding all of the officers which serve this community, will be in attendance. The officers can help answer questions or address any public safety concerns from residents or business members. Starbucks is located at 11809 Artesia Boulevard. Complimentary brewed coffee and scones will be provided, courtesy of Starbucks. No RSVP is required.

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their main source of information and headwinds facing community their connection to the community. newspapers, the Legislature gave news To advertise Keeping news publishers strong publishers a one-year exemption, but call 562-407-3873 is in the interest not only of the when the extension ends in December press, but of our greater democracy. 2020, publishers will be forced When they lack a steady flow of to classify newspaper carriers as information, communities suffer a slew employees. This significant change to a business of ailments, from declining citizen engagement to increased corruption and practice that has been in place for more declining government performance. than 100 years will have the effect Fewer people run for office and fewer of increasing the cost of newspaper people vote. delivery by as much as 85%, a burden At a time when California’s that is unsustainable for small publishers unemployment rate is alarming, lack that have also recently been hit with of legislative action to extend the advertising revenue declines of 30% to 50% as a result of the coronavirus crisis. exemption for newspaper carriers will cause even more job losses. If Local publishers have sounded the publishers are forced to limit circulation alarm with California lawmakers, but areas for financial reasons, they will so far, they have not taken any steps to have to reconfigure carrier routes, address the devastating impact this will reduce home deliveries and cease daily have on both publishers and readers. publication, which means thousands of Small community and ethnic

Cerritos Coach Webster Peters Suddenly Passes Away

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Grant Program. The business must be within the City of Artesia and must have been in operation as of March 1, 2020. This program will provide grants of up to $10,000 to Artesia businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID. The Program will be limited to qualifying business owners that are for-profit businesses ordered to close by either the state or local government or had to lay off at least 1 full-time or part-time employee due to circumstances created by COVID. Proof of loss of income must be provided from 2019 to October 2021. Business owners must prove their financial hardship due to COVID-19, be up to date with their business license, and meet certain other eligibility requirements. The business must not have active code violations; have a commercial storefront, be up to date on paying Measure V taxes and able to provide a copy of the property lease or show proof of property ownership. Applications will be processed as

quickly as possible on a first-come, firstserve basis. This new program is funded through the California Dept.of Housing Community Development Block Grant Program Coronavirus Response, rounds two and three with funding authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES Act) signed into law in March 2020. Along with the application, the applicant will need to provide a valid business license and proof of a Valid Certificate of Occupancy at the time of applying. Only one application will be accepted per applicant regardless if owner has multiple business interests within the City. Participating businesses will be tracked over the course of a year to ensure retention was maintained as a result of receiving the grant. Businesses must provide receipts to show how the grant funds were used and have a commercial storefront. Due to limited funding, the City can only accept the first 40 applications. For more information about the program and to apply, contact Clarissa Chavez at (562) 865-6262, extension 249, or email her at cchavez@cityofartesia.us.

In addition, to further aid ethnic and community news publishers, the29, 2021 OCTOBER Legislature should prioritize these outlets for public outreach ads. Not only will this help provide residents with access to key local resources and public health information, it will help The Friends ofoutlets the Cerritos these community bridgeLibrary the will hold a one-day book sale from noon financial gap without any additional to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 30 in state funding. front of the Cerritos Library. In the event If California’s lawmakers don’t of rain, the book sale will be held inside act soon to help community news the library. publishers, they risk of losing a vital A great selection fiction and nonlocal forwill their – and fictionvoice books be constituents available at bargain themselves. prices. Come early for the best selection. Only cash or checks will be accepted as David Chavern is president payment. The Cerritos Library is located and CEO of News Media Alliance, at 18025 Bloomfield Avenue in thelargest Cerrithe news industry’s tos Civic Center. raised by david@ the trade Funds organization, Friends of the Cerritos Library help supnewsmediaalliance.org. port the Summer Reading Program and art and writing contests for students. For more information about the 2009 and 2010 votedcall in the 2012 presibook sale, (562) 916-1342. dential election, much smaller than the |~55% | | | | | | |turnout | | | | | | | |rate | | | | |observed | | | | | | | | | |in| | the | | | | whole |||||| electorate that year. Given the low turnout typically observed among ex-felons and the Democratic party’s dominance in recent statewide elections - Governor Newsom andThe Governor won each of the RanchoBrown Los Alamitos Foundalast 3 gubernatorial elections by tion (RLAF) announced its awardover of 1,000,000 - prop 17 would hardly a Californiavotes Humanities Relief Grant. make a dent in statewide re-by Funding for this grant waselection provided sults. EvenRescue at the local level, American Plan Act of where 2021. prop 17 has potential to short-term be most relevant Thethe grant provides general politically, only a and handful races were operating support will of help RLA. decided by less than 10,000 votes in The pandemic forced Rancho staff recent years. to cancel income programs, but public Currently, 19 states allow parolees demand for outdoor spaces was higher to vote. The passage of prop 17 would than ever, be perhaps most progressive in So RLAthe remained open to theshift public California’s electoral policy since with no charge for admission whilethe RLA state beganlearned allowing (who had personnel newex-felons technologies, completed their prison sentence/parole) retrained docents, created a smartphone to vote in 1974. tour, created virtual tours, and more to support the visiting public. The grant will help safeguard the RLA "living collections," including livestock and four acres of historic gardens. Many of the plants and trees are heritage specimens that are more than 100 years old.

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La Mirada’s Holiday Toy and Food Drive Spread holiday cheer to those in need by donating to the La Mirada's Holiday Toy and Food Drive. Donations are being accepted Monday, November 1 through Monday, December 13 at various La Mirada City facilities. Donations of new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items will be collected and distributed to local organizations to assist families in need. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations: •Activity Center 13810 La Mirada Boulevard •City Hall 13700 La Mirada Boulevard •Community Sheriff’s Station 13716 La Mirada Boulevard •Community Gymnasium 15105 Alicante Road •La Mirada Library 13800 La Mirada Boulevard •Resource Center 13710 La Mirada Boulevard •Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center 13806 La Mirada Boulevard Donated items will be distributed to local organizations, including the La Mirada Volunteer Center, Interfaith Food Center, Grace Evangelical Free Church, St. Paul of the Cross Church, and Beatitudes of Our Lord Church. For more information, call the Community Services Department at (562) 943-7277.


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A Veterans Day Message from La Mirada Mayor Ed Eng To all the veterans past and present, I would like to convey my heartfelt thanks to those who have answered our country’s call. We are forever grateful to heroes like you. In La Mirada, we will continue to honor our veterans and Mayor Ed Eng remember the bravery, courage, and sacrifices given for the

Downey State of the City at Rio Hondo By Tammye McDuff Hosted by Downey Chamber of Commerce, the annual State of the City luncheon was held October 19, 2021 at the Downey Rio Hondo Event Center; the event was sold out with over 150 community leaders attending. “Great things have been accomplished this year,” began Mayor Claudia Frometa, “even as we have dealt with the challenges of an ongoing pandemic and yet have made many accomplishments and we have reached many of our goals as a city.” Effective February 2021, the city has refinanced a portion of their CalPERS pension obligations, saving the city approximately $65 million. “I am also very pleased to say that we have balanced the city budget, seven years and counting.” Frometa added. “Prudent spending and strategic financial planning has been key to our city’s strength and stability.”

freedom we enjoy today. In honor of Veterans Day, I kindly invite you to join us on Monday, November 8 at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts for the City’s annual Salute to Veterans event. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. This event will include displays of military memorabilia, information on veterans’ resources, guest speakers, a military banner retirement ceremony, a patriotic ceremony with the presentation of colors by the local VFW, and a special performance of the “The American Soldier,” a powerful one-man show revealing the experiences of the American soldier throughout history. It was a major goal of the City Council to reduce the city’s carbon footprint by installing solar panels on all city-owned buildings. This will save over $150K the first year and $10 million over the next 25 years. With the help of the Chamber of Commerce, Downey has accomplished economic vibrancy adding 356 new businesses during a pandemic, including the new and expanded Foot Locker Community store on Firestone Boulevard. A new automated permit tracking system allows for greater efficiency, throughout various city departments, including the Planning Department. The entire system is scheduled to be completed by December of this year. From October 2020 to October 2021, 14 miles of streets have been repaved or rehabilitated. With the council's support, $30 million will be allocated over the next three years to repair approximately 50 more miles of streets in Downey. Several new committees have been added regarding housing. The Affordable Housing Committee is currently studying an Affordable Housing Inclusionary Ordi-

La Mirada Holiday Chili Celebration

Cerritos Christmas Tree Lighting Event

Celebrate the holiday season with family and friends at the annual Chili Holiday Celebration on Saturday, December 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center. The festivities include live entertainment, holiday crafts, warm beverages, cookies, and last, but not least, chili! Families can participate in snow sledding, take a photo with Santa, and enjoy a holiday train ride. Guests are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items and unwrapped toys to the event to support local families in need. For more information, call (562) 943-7277

The City of Cerritos will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting event on Monday, November 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cerritos Civic Center. Get an early jump on the holiday spirit at this special event for Cerritos families. The night features holiday music, entertainment, crafts and fun for the entire family. The Cerritos City Council will light the City’s Christmas tree at 6 p.m. Santa will be available for visits following the lighting. Remember to bring a camera. For more information, call the Community Participation Division at (562) 865-8101.

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RIBBON CUTTING: Downey Chamber officials and staff joined the new Jersey Mike's in Downey for their official ribbon cutting.

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Jersey Mike’s started at the Jersey Shore in 1956. Mikes Subs, as it was called then, served authentic east coaststyle subs and still uses the same recipe started 60 years ago. Peter Cancro was a high school student in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. He began working at Mike's Subs at the age of 14. Cancro loved working at Mike's. He loved authentic submarine sandwiches. But even more, he loved working behind the counter, interacting and talking with the customers. He liked learning about where they were from and their summer vacation experiences. He took pride in knowing which authentic sub sandwich his loyal customer would

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La Mirada and EDCO Disposal are partnering to launch a new organics recycling program beginning January 1, 2022, to comply with new State laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Organic waste, including food scraps, green waste, landscaping debris, wood, fiber and biosolids will be placed together in the green container. EDCO will collect materials on regular service days and process them into fertilizer, and mulch, at its facilities. In an organics recycling program, organic waste is recycled into valuable compost or mulch used for soil restoration, or it can be recycled by anaerobic digestion, producing nutrient-rich biofertilizer, renewable energy, and even fuel. EDCO will expand source-separated green waste collection to include the recycling of food waste. La Mirada residents will need to place food scraps in the same container as green waste. By recycling food waste, residents are extending valuable landfill space and reducing carbon emissions. Mandatory recycling of organic waste is the next step to achieving the State of California’s zero waste goals. These programs are being implemented throughout the state. As the start date approaches, more service details, collection information, and program parameters will be provided from EDCO in the mail and online at edcodisposal.com

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order as they entered the store. At the age of 17 Cancro convinced his football coach to back a loan and they purchased Mike’s Subs. Today, Cancro is CEO of Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems Inc., overseeing more than 2,000 locations open and under development. Despite the title, Peter still jumps behind the counter to test his skills and demonstrate his passion for the product and the customer. He tries to instill that passion in every store he enters and with every franchisee he meets. Now area residents can enjoy JM subs in Downey, the new store is located at 9521 Lakewood Boulevard - corner of Gallatin and Lakewood next to Planet Fitness - in North Downey,

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) announced reservations will be available for the tax credits for COVID-19 financial relief for qualified small businesses, beginning November 1 at 8 a.m. (PST). The online system will be accepting applications for qualified small business employers. Tax credits will be allocated on a firstcome, first-served basis through Nov. 30 or until the $116 million runs out. The credit applies to California small businesses that employed 500 or fewer employees as of December 31, 2020, and experienced a decrease of 20 percent or more in income tax gross receipts. Qualified small business owners will be able to apply for the credits on CDTFA’s online reservation system. A list of items required to apply visit CDTFA’s Main Street Small Business Tax Credit II website. Business employers who apply once all credits have been exhausted will be placed on a waiting list. For more info: https://bit.ly/HMGTAXCREDITS


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La Mirada Public Safety Contest Winners By Tammye McDuff The La Mirada City Council recognized the winners of the City’s annual Public Safety Poster Contest during the October 26 City Council meeting. Students from Kindergarten through senior high school participated in this year’s contest. The poster contest promotes safety awareness in La Mirada schools. More than 250 students submitted poster entries highlighting this year’s contest theme, “Be a Safety Superhero.” Public Safety Commissioners served as judges and selected first, second and third place winners in each grade category. The contest ran from September 3 to September 24. David Morphin, Chair for the Public Safety Commission, greeted City Council and families saying, “We really enjoyed looking over the many submissions; it was a very difficult decision.” The first place winner for Kindergarten and first grade

is Kai Lee from Eastwood Elementary School. First place winner in the second and third grade category was Elisabeth Valencia Escalona Elementary School; Kamilah Dominquez also from Escalona Elementary School won first place in the fourth and fifth grade category and for the sixth through eighth grades first place went to Elise Gonzalez from St. Paul of the Cross school. Finally, high school first place winner was Kaden Santos from La Mirada High School “It’s not just the fictional heroes we cheer on,” said Safety Education Officer Mary Cipres, “In real life; we celebrate the men and women who fight crime, who risk their lives to put out fires, who save people from disaster. Think of the massive outpouring of gratitude and admiration for police and firefighters when they save lives. This contest gives our students the opportunity to step in and do so something heroic.”

TO MARK Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the supporters of Su Casa – Ending Domestic Violence at Modern Pinup have made a special donation to benefit the children who call Su Casa home. Staff members Jenny Herrera and Ambur Walker show off some of the backpacks for the children

La Mirada Church Continues to Provide Residents With Food JUDGING: La Mirada Mayor Ed Eng watched as all of the City's Public Safety Officers judged and awarded the Certificates of Participation to the 15 winners. This year’s contest theme was “Be a Safety Superhero."

NEIGHBORHOOD LIFE CHURCH in La Mirada and Heart of Compassion Distribution volunteers prepare food for the needy. As effects of the pandemic linger, NLC is committed to taking care of those in need.

By Tammye McDuff The Neighborhood Life Church began meeting in the fall of 2019 as a house church led by Pastor David Newman. Through hard work and perseverance, NLC has become a staple of the community, giving and serving residents. As effects of the pandemic linger, NLC is committed to taking care of those in need. “Today, we are serving our community. We want to make sure that everyone is taken care of, so we continue to serve with our food pantry,” said Associate Pastor Arco Cabrera. A food pantry was held at the La Mirada VFW Post 9148, Thursday October 21, “This is the fifth food pantry that we have held,” added Cabrera, “We are prepared to serve 200 families.” Partnering with five other churches in La Mirada, NLC also works with Heart of Compassion. Founded in 1993 by Pastor Eric Tietze, Heart of Compassion Distribution is a 501(c)(3) food bank and social service organization serving thousands of families in the Los Angeles area.

HOC works to alleviate hunger, food insecurities and the suffering of those who have fallen on hard times. “We are excited to serve God and our neighbors in La Mirada through our different service ministries,” commented Newman. Some of their programs include Whittier First Day Homeless Shelter; Project Room Key and Imagine Whittier. “Our food distribution events have been overwhelming. We held a ‘Summer Snack Packs’ for the Norwalk/La Mirada School District as well as low-income families and seniors in La Mirada.” Spread the word. There is always a neighbor who has not been taken care of. NLC doesn't want anyone to be left out or feel they have no one to turn to. “We have the resources to help everyone out,” added Cabrera. To donate please contact neighborlife.church@gmail.com If you need help please contact neighborlife.church@gmail.com


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omage to architecture; to the sacredness of the human spirit and the creative quest for innovation and beauty. A National Landmark, the Wayfarers Chapel in Palos Verdes, designed by architect and environmentalist Lloyd Wright, son of architect Frank Lloyd Wright is a wonderful day destination for those on a quest for inspiration and beauty. Renown for its unique 'organic' architecture, the delicate glass chapel perched on a plateau at the tip of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Portuguese Bend is a unique Southern California treasure only thirty miles from Cerritos. Construction on the delicately wood-framed triangular and circular glass cathedral started in 1949. When it was finally completed in 1951, the redwood trees planted around the chapel were still young. Now over 70 years later, the trees have matured into giant redwoods that not only surround, but also hover elegantly over the glass ceiling of the shimmering chapel interior. All are welcome to this landmark chapel built in honor of the 18th century scientist and theosopher Emanuel Swedenborg to represent his uniquely spiritual humanistic beliefs that were Christian in origin yet expressive of a spirituality, reverence for nature and belief in scientific and humanistic ideals that would supersede conventional religious belief.

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PALOS VERDES THE WAYFARERS CHAPEL BY LYDIA E. RINGWALD

Emanuel Swedenborg was an inventor, musician, psychologist, philosopher, writer, publisher, mathematician, chemist; a man far ahead of his time. In honor of this unique founder, landscape architect Lloyd Wright departed from the tradition of using masonry in cathedral construction. Glass supported by a fragile wood enclosure would allow the surrounding landscape to define the sacred space. Additions of a tower and visitor's center were built later. But when original visitor center was destroyed in a landslide during the 1960s Eric Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright's grandson

designed and rebuilt it in a more stable location on the property. Thus, all three generations of Wright family architects have contributed to the empowering beauty and spirituality of this unique National Landmark. Miraculously, the original chapel has not been damaged by landslides and remains intact as original today. This enchanting landmark property is open daily and is the site for many weddings. If you must wait before entering the chapel because of a private ceremony, you may enjoy walking through the meditation pathways on the grounds to view

the dramatic oceanscape from the benches on the lawn adjacent the chapel. While roses are blooming, it's lovely to linger for a moment on the walkway and savor the delicate floral scents in the garden next to the bell tower. The visitor's center includes a gift store and museum with intriguing information about the daring life and inspiring achievements of founder Emanuel Swedenborg and the Wright family architects. For more information, including hours and directions, please visit the Wayfarer's Chapel website https://www. wayfarerschapel.org

Just for fun, since you are so close, cnsider a visit to Terranea Resort, only a few miles away from the Wayfarer's Chapel. This resort was once the site of the aquatic amusement park Marineland and a film location for scenes from the popular 1950s TV series 'SeaHunt'. Although now a private resort with a luxury hotel and timeshare community, the public can access the grounds of Terranea and enjoy fabulous ocean views on the coastal trails throughout the property. An array of restaurants and cocktail lounges offer fine dining accompanied by spectacular ocean views. Outdoor cafes and patios overlook the resort swimming pools and beaches. Nelson's restaurant, named after 'Sea Hunt' character Mike Nelson, is on the lower plateau of the Terranea property, close to the coastline. The charming Nelson's eatery offers a casual dining menu and both indoor and outdoor seating. After dining, enjoy a stroll on the resort trails and stunning views of the California coast at Portuguese Bend before a leisurely 30-mile drive back to Cerritos. Parking is available at the resort or on adjacent public streets. Visit the Terranea website for detailed information.


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Cerritos shakes off early rust to defeat John Glenn in emotional game, remains in first place tie By Loren Kopff @LorenKopff on Twitter The Cerritos High football team was playing with heavy hearts last Thursday night when it hosted John Glenn High in the final regular season home game for the Dons. Earlier in the week, linemen coach Webster Peters passed away due to a heart attack and the Dons were playing the contest in his honor. After a pregame moment of silence for Peters and a slow start to the game, the Dons turned it around in a big way, outscoring the Eagles 30-12 over the final 35 minutes to post a 52-31 victory, leaving the team with a 4-5 overall record

and 2-0 in the 605 League. The win set up a winner-take-all situation with Artesia High, an 18-17 winner at Pioneer High, tonight for the league championship. “Obviously, you’ve seen how the kids have responded and they played hard tonight for him,” said Cerritos head coach Brad Carter. “I know he was watching us from above and I think he would be proud of the performance tonight. “It was a very emotional, draining week for everybody involved in our program,” he later said. “I’m just really proud of how we came out and played.” Spectators were asked to wear gold in honor of Peters and donations were

JOHN GLENN HIGH senior running back Iona Young tries to elude the grasp of Artesia High sophomore defensive back Exequiel Kyle Hilario in last Friday night’s 605 League opener. Young ran for 133 yards on 19 carries and accounted for 83 percent of Glenn’s offense but it was the Pioneers who came out on top, 32-14, giving Artesia its first win of the season. PHOTOS BY ARMANDO VARGAS, Contributing photographer. made throughout the night at several locations at Dr. Hanford Rants Stadium on the Gahr High campus. Cerritos didn’t have practice on Wednesday and with a short week, the last thing the Dons wanted was to come out slow. On the third play of the contest, Glenn senior running back Iona Young scored on a 34-yard run. Even though Cerritos junior running back Quincy Monreal carried the ball 10 straight times on the ensuing possession, the drive stalled with a turnover. The Eagles (1-7, 0-2), though, couldn’t take advantage and when junior Joseph Chavez punted, Cerritos senior Mateo Martinez returned it back 31 yards for a touchdown. Add on a two-point conversion run from senior quarterback David Sagun, and the Dons had an 8-7 lead it would not relinquish. After a fumble on Glenn’s next play, Cerritos went up 16-7 on a 16-yard run and two-point conversion run from senior running back Connor Defrain. The Eagles tried to stay close when Young got CERRITOS HIGH senior running back Manoj Cowgill was one of eight ball carriers the Dons used in last Thursday night’s 52-31 victory. Cowgill gained six yards on five touches as Cerritos racked up over 220 yards on the ground.

loose for a 36-yard touchdown run. But that was quickly answered with a Sagun 40-yard score to Defrain with 11 seconds remaining in the first quarter. Young, who has been Glenn’s only offensive threat all season long, led everyone with 247 yards on 29 carries. Just in the first quarter alone, he had racked up 117 yards on 11 touches. “[Young] is very impressive; he’s a great player,” Carter said. “We knew coming in that [Young] was their main cog and we had a hard time containing him. Credit to their offense and their game plan; [Young] is a tough guy to bring down. But in the second quarter, we kind of settled down and then in the second half, we kind of figured some things out.” Four plays into the second quarter, Young scored from 60 yards out before the Dons started to pick up the pace on both sides of the ball. A Defrain 16-yard run followed by a 40-yard score from Sagun made it 29-19 just 80 seconds into the stanza. Glenn was then forced to punt from deep in its territory and Chavez would be tackled in the end zone for a safety. One play later, the Dons expanded their lead to 38-19 on a 40-yard pass from Sagun to sophomore wide receiver Jake Bautista. The half ended with junior wide

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t would have taken a miracle for the Norwalk High football team to knock off Mayfair High last Friday night, then wait to see if La Mirada High finished the regular season with two wins, plus a Mayfair victory in its game tonight. If those would have worked in favor of the Lancers, then there would be a three-way tie for first place in the Suburban League. Instead, the Monsoons remained undefeated in eight games this season and officially clinched the top spot in the league with a 48-7 victory. The loss, which dropped the Lancers to 6-4 on the season and 2-2 in the circuit, was even more painful as leading rusher, junior David Herrera, didn’t play due to a shoulder injury the previous week against La Mirada. Then, late in the game, junior quarterback Caden Barnhill was apparently hit hard and left the contest. About 30 minutes following the conclusion of the game, he was taken off on a stretcher and went to the hospital for observation. Norwalk head coach Ruben Guerrero said he didn’t know what happened during the game and didn’t see any big hits. “It was a really tough loss for us,” Guerrero said. “After [Herrera] going down with the shoulder [injury] last week…we had two pretty good runners in our backfield and losing one of them, we were kind of hamstrung. But we told John he was going to have to take the big load.” He was referring to senior running back Jonathan Goodloe, who struggled all night against Mayfair’s defense just to gain 98 yards on 23 carries. The Monsoons needed one play to score on its initial possession of the game and following that, Barnhill, Goodloe and junior running back Michael Mueller combined for 54 yards on 13 plays. But for the second time in the opening stanza, Norwalk failed to convert on fourth down. Meanwhile, Mayfair had no problems scoring, even though it had the ball for 15:52 the entire game, The Monsoons scored on all seven possessions they had and had over 450 yards of offense. With Mayfair up 20-0 with 3:36 remaining in the first half, Goodloe rushed for 35 yards out of a 40-yard, five play drive, including a 22-yard touchdown, to get the Lancers back in the game with 59 seconds left in the half. But Mayfair raced down the field and needed five plays to score with 19 seconds left, a 38-yard pass from Evan Tomich to Keith DeJean, to deflate any momentum Norwalk may have had. That’s because Mayfair opened the second half on a two-minute drive that ended with Tomich going in from 18 yards out and just like that, it was 34-7. “When we went in for the score, we put a little drive together and punched it in,” Guerrero said, “We thought, all right, here we go. Maybe things are kind of going to swing in our favor a little bit; get a little bit of momentum going. We knew

we needed a stop, but that drive and score right before the [end of] the half hurt us really bad.” Norwalk ran 12 plays in the second half, gaining just 30 yards and taking 9:44 seconds off the clock. On its second drive, which lasted into the final stanza, it got as far as the eight-yard line before being stalled. In the fourth quarter, the Lancers ran six plays for 28 yards and took another 6:05 off the clock. “They’re very athletic and very shifty,” Guerrero said. “We didn’t do a good job of breaking down and making a tackle in the open field.” Barnhill rushed 13 times for 66 yards and junior fullback Anthony Martinez added another 30 yards on five carries as the Lancers will have to play the waiting game to see the fate of their playoff situation. Norwalk’s bye is this week, and the CIF-Southern Section will reveal which divisions all its member schools with football programs will be situated in. The playoff brackets will then be released Sunday morning. “It’s our bye and it’s at the end of the year,” Guerrero said. “We wish we were under better circumstances. But there were a couple of games where if we would have done a better job of, we would have had a little bit of certainty. We’re going to take this time to just rest a little bit; some of us are banged up a little bit, and then play that waiting game and see what CIF has in store for everyone. Hopefully we’ve done enough for them to notice us.” The game with Mayfair also marked the last of Suburban League action as the circuit is being disbanded with its five schools, including Bellflower High and Firebaugh High, merging with the six schools of the San Gabriel Valley League. It’s expected that the top teams from the two leagues will be in one division while the other teams will be in another division. “From being around a long time, it is going to be something new and something having to get used to,” Guerrero said. “For so long, we’ve been used to playing [Mayfair and La Mirada], the staples of the Suburban League. It’s going to be different now, but we’re looking forward to the new challenges as well and the new things on the horizon and see what that brings for us. The regular season comes to an end tonight for five of the other area teams. Here’s a brief at the other games. Cerritos High (4-5 overall, 2-0 in the 605 League) @ Artesia High (2-6, 2-0)The stakes will be at its highest as one of these teams will be crowned league champion by 9:30 p.m. Both teams have won two in a row and both teams have won the league title within the brief threeyear existence of the league prior to this season. Artesia won it in 2018, defeating the Dons 56-26 on the last game of the regular season while Cerritos knocked off the Pioneers 30-6 this past April in the abbreviated football season. Before 2018,

NORWALK HIGH junior defensive lineman Joshua Urzua (#36) and sophomore lineman Jorge Ortiz combine to bring down Mayfair High’s Nick Adimora in last Friday night’s 48-7 loss to the Monsoons. Norwalk concluded the regular season at 6-4 overall and 2-2 in the Suburban League. PHOTO BY ARMANDO VARGAS, Contributing photographer.

the last time Artesia had won a league championship was 1992 and for Cerritos, the last time it won a league championship in a full season was 2001 when the Dons finished in a three-way tie for the top spot in the Suburban League. For the Pioneers, who edged Pioneer High 18-17 last Thursday, it took the fifth game of the season at Valley Christian High before they scored more than a touchdown. After being shutout in three of the first four games, Artesia has scored 83 points in the last four games. The main offensive threats are senior quarterback K’Len Williams, senior running back Erin Moses and sophomore wide receiver Pablo Cruz. Cerritos has also been blanked three times this season, but unlike Artesia, has more offensive threats and has scored over 50 points in its two league contests. Senior quarterback David Sagun, who passed for 123 yards and threw three touchdowns in a 52-31 win against John Glenn High last Thursday, has close to 700 yards on the season. Junior running back Quincy Monreal (95 carries, 274 yards) and senior running back Connor Defrain (31 carries, 236 yards) are the main ground gainers with senior all-purpose guy Mateo Martinez also in the mix. Martinez has 148 receiving yards, 147 rushing yards and 66 kickoff and punt return yards. The Dons are averaging close to 87 passing yards a game and almost 111 rushing yards a game. Paramount High (2-6, 1-3 in the San Gabriel Valley League) @ Gahr High (1-5, 1-4)-The long season for the Gladiators comes to an end provided there is a game. They didn’t play their scheduled game at Warren High last Friday and had previously cancelled two other games within the first three weeks of the season. The only points Gahr has scored came in a 40-13 win against Lynwood High on Oct. 14. This will be a game to see which defense is better as Paramount has allowed 253 points while Gahr has yielded 269 points. The Pirates are on a three-game losing streak, having been outscored 10713 in those contests. Pioneer High (1-7, 0-2 in the 605 League) @ John Glenn High (2-7, 0-2)Glenn has shown that it can put points on the scoreboard, having scored over 30 points in three games. But the Eagles have one win to show for it and besides

senior running back Iona Young, who has the ability to rush for 150-200 yards whenever he steps foot on the field, there isn’t much offensive support. Pioneer began the season on a four-game losing streak before blanking Compton Centennial High 14-0 on Sept. 24. Firebaugh (1-8, 0-3 in the Suburban League) @ La Mirada (5-4, 2-1)-The Matadores, like Norwalk, will have to wait to see what division it will be placed in as Firebaugh had to cancel the contest. La Mirada still finishes in second place, a half-game ahead of Norwalk and most likely a game and a half behind Mayfair. Maranatha High (1-7, 0-3 in the Olympic League) @ Valley Christian High (7-1, 3-0)-The Defenders should go to town on Maranatha, having scored over 40 points in four straight games and five times this season. V.C., which blasted Heritage Christian High 62-26 last Friday, is more of a rushing team with senior Rocco Caldarella leading the way with 638 yards on 58 carries, followed by junior Major Brown (384 yards, 44 carries) and senior John Nelson (250 yards, 21 carries). But the Defenders also pose a triple threat in the quarterback department as Caldarella, senior Logan Lemonnier and junior Kaden Struiksma could finish the regular season with over a combined 1,000 yards. Maranatha has lost seven straight contests and is led by freshman running back Miles Omalley, who has gained 858 yards on 131 carries and scored eight touchdowns. He has accounted for 73 percent of the rushing yardage and all but two touchdowns on the ground. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Of the four area teams who played in the first round of the CIF-SS playoffs on Oct. 21, none of them were victorious. In Division 3 action, Orange Lutheran High swept Valley Christian 25-15, 25-18, 2515 on the Lady Defender’s home court. V.C., which tied for second place in the Olympic League, wrapped up the season at 18-13. In Division 4 action, 605 League champion Cerritos (24-5) fell to Walnut High at home 25-23, 16-25, 9-25, 18-25 while Chadwick High swept Gahr 15-16, 25-10, 25-14. The Lady Gladiators, who finished in tie for third place in the SGVL, end their season at 11-14. In Division 7, Coachella Valley High eliminated Suburban League runner-up La Mirada (12-19) 25-22, 25-23, 22-25, 25-8.


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seats, and in recent years more than 250 California cities and school districts have transitioned from at-large to district elections. Lakewood officials have said that their decision to convert to by-district elections was prompted by a threat of litigation under the CVRA. Thaddeus McCormick, Lakewood City Manager stated, “The City has been challenged to divide into five geographic districts, each with their own representative. The CVRA makes it relatively easy to file a lawsuit against cities that remain an ‘atlarge’ district. To date no city or jurisdiction has won against such a lawsuit in 250 California cities or school district.” McCormick added that in November of this year, the city did receive a letter concerning the current election process and asserting that the current election system violates the CVRA policies. The Lakewood city council currently comprises two members with minority backgrounds, which would still not prevent the city from losing such a lawsuit. After two long and detailed meetings, the city passed a resolution of intent to create a ‘by district’ election process. The initial meetings were held April 13 and April 27. Both meetings covered the same content. That said, the City of Lakewood is committed to transparency and encourages residents and stakeholders to participate in the process of converting to by-district elections in a manner consistent with the CVRA. To define the new districts, the City Council must undertake a district mapping process, led by a demographer and legal team to ensure that the maps meet all legal and regulatory criteria.

The first public hearing on the proposed district maps and proposed election sequence for each council district occurred on Tuesday, October 26 at 5:30 pm in the Weingart Ballroom at The Centre. The proposed maps and proposed election sequence for each council district are were posted online October 19 on the city's website. The public hearing scheduled for a City Council meeting where a city ordinance will be introduced, together with an accompanying resolution selecting a final map and establishing district boundaries and an election sequence for each council district, will be held Tuesday, November 9 at 5:30 pm. The final adoption of the ordinance and resolution is scheduled for a public hearing at a City Council meeting on November 16, 2021 at 7:30, also in the Weingart Ballroom. The schedule of listed dates is subject to change and both meeting recordings can be found on the city’s website. |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

CERRITOS from page 10 receiver Alex Martinez hauling in a 17yard score from Sagun. After the fumble on the first possession of the game, Cerritos scored touchdowns on five of its next six possessions. “Offensively, we were able to do what we wanted to do,” Carter said. “We have some guys still dinged up, so we were kind of using a lot of different pieces. But I’m really just happy with our offensive performance all the way around. Sagun led the team again and just his leadership running the ball and then Connor came in and gave us a nice spark.” The lone Cerritos touchdown in the second half came from Monreal, who

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tacked on a 25-yard run nearly two minutes into the fourth quarter. Monreal led Cerritos with 100 yards on 21 carries and as a team, eight different ball carriers combined for 221 yards on 38 carries. Sagun, who added another 52 yards on six carries, completed five of eight passes for 123 yards. “There were a lot of holes in the running game, which we were hoping for, and we really didn’t have to open the passing game,” Carter said. “Luckily, the run game carried us in the game.” The Eagles would score once in each quarter of the second half, first a 21-yard fumble recovery from junior defensive back Manuel Sigala, then a 45-yard pass from senior quarterback Nataniel Jacobo to junior wide receiver David Sanchez. Jacobo, in one of his better games this season, completed four of eight passes for 57 yards. But the story of the night remained focus on the passing of Peters. “This is new to me, and I know I’m young in the business compared to a lot of other guys, but this is unique, and I really hope it never has to happen again,” Carter said. “For this suddenness to happen in season, it was just really tough. There’s no other way to describe it.” The 605 League title will come down to tonight’s game at Artesia with both teams undefeated in league action. Cerritos won all three league contests last season in the abbreviated season, knocking off the Pioneers 30-6. Since the inception of the 605 League, Artesia, Cerritos and Glenn have won the title once with Pioneer High finishing no higher than third place. “We had that game circled and we had feeling it might come down to us two for the league championship,” Carter said. “I know our boys will be ready; I know their boys will be ready and I think it’s going to be a great high school football game. It’s kind of a new local rival, down the street from Cerritos. I think it’s just going to be fireworks for sure. We’re excited to have a championship game…it’s what you work hard for all season.” |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

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CITY OF CERRITOS, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, NOTICE TO BIDDERS OF THE MAINTENANCE OF THE CERRITOS SEWER SYSTEM BID NO. 1432-21 Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Cerritos, County of Los Angeles, State of California, hereby invites sealed bids for the following project: Project Identification: MAINTENANCE OF THE CERRITOS SEWER SYSTEM, BID NO. 1432-21. Project Description: The work or improvement to be performed consists of furnishing all labor, materials, tools and supervision required to clean the entire Cerritos Sewer System. Typical tasks to be completed include, but are not limited to, preventative monthly maintenance of sewer system and other similar tasks (the “Work”). Contractor shall have a minimum of 5 years licensed experience performing similar tasks. Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference:Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.. Cerritos Corporate Yard, 16540 Marquardt Ave, Cerritos, California 90703 Bids must be received on or before: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Place of bid receipt: Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 18125 Bloomfield Avenue, First Floor Cerritos, California 90703 Proposals must be Marked: “MAINTENANCE OF THE CERRITOS SEWER SYSTEM, BID NO. 1432-21, DO NOT OPEN” All bids shall be made on the form furnished by the City and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time in the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Cerritos, City Hall. The City will hold a mandatory pre-bid conference for the MAINTENANCE OF THE CERRITOS SEWER SYSTEM, BID NO. 1432-21 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the City of Cerritos Corporate Yard, 16540 Marquardt Avenue, Cerritos, California. Obtaining Contract Documents: A compact disc with a set of Contract Documents, including the plans and specifications may be purchased at the Engineering Division of the City of Cerritos for $10.00 ($15.00 if mailing is requested). There will be no refund for return of the Contract Documents. Return of such documents is not required. Each bid shall be accompanied by bid security referred to in the Contract Documents and by a list of proposed subcontractors. Evidence of insurance, a performance bond, and a labor and materials bond as specified in the Contract Documents will be required prior to execution of the contract. In accordance with Public Contract Code section 22300, the bidder who is awarded the contract may substitute securities for retention moneys withheld by a public agency to ensure performance under the contract. The procedure and requirements for substituting said securities is set forth in Public Contract Code section 22300, which is incorporated by this reference as set forth herein. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or portions thereof, or to waive any informality or irregularity in a bid to the extent allowed by law. No bid will be accepted from a contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division III of the California Business and Professions Code. The contractor must possess a license of the following classification at the time the contract is awarded (and must maintain this license classification through completion of the project): “A”, “C-34”, “C36” or “C-42”. The bidder's attention is also directed to Section 7028.15 of the Business and Professions Code for further reference. Only a contractor or a subcontractor who currently is registered with the California Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”) to bid on public works contracts in California pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5, shall be permitted to submit or be listed on the bid.. No bid shall be accepted, nor any contract or subcontract entered into, without proof of the contractor or subcontractor’s current registration to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1770, et seq., of the California Labor Code, the DIR has determined the general prevailing rate of wages and employer payments for health and welfare, vacations, pensions and similar purposes applicable to the work to be done. These rates shall be the minimum rates for this project. Copies of the prevailing wage rates are on file at City Hall, located at 18125 Bloomfield Avenue, Cerritos, California, 90703, and shall be available to any interested party upon request. In addition, rates may be obtained by visiting http:// www.dir.ca.gov/OPRL/pwd/, calling the DIR, Division of Labor Statistics and Research’s Prevailing Wage Unit at (415) 703-4774, faxing the Prevailing Wage Unit at (415) 703-4771, or writing to: DIR, Division of Labor Statistics and Research, Prevailing Wage Unit, P.O. Box 420603, San Francisco, CA, 94142. The contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and the subcontractors under him, must pay not less than these rates for this area to all workers employed in the execution of the contract. The bidder’s attention is further directed to Section 9204 of the Public Contract code regarding claims resolution process for all public works projects. Any dispute or claim against the City under a public works project shall be processed in accordance with Section 9204 of the Public Contract code and any other applicable law. By order of the City of Cerritos. Dated/posted/published: October 29, 2021

CITY OF LA MIRADA PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on November 9, 2021, at 7 p.m., the City of La Mirada will conduct a public hearing to receive input from the community regarding the redrawing of election district boundaries. The hearing will be held at La Mirada City Hall’s City Council Chambers, 13700 La Mirada Boulevard, La Mirada, California 90638. Every ten years, districts must be redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population. This process, called redistricting, is important in ensuring that each City Councilmember represents about the same number of constituents. Redistricting is done using U.S. Census data, and the process must be completed by December 15, 2021. To the extent practicable, district lines will be adopted using the following criteria: (1) geographically contiguous districts (each city council district should share a common border with the next), (2) the geographic integrity of local neighborhoods or communities shall be respected in a manner that minimizes its division, (3) geographic integrity of a city shall be respected in a manner that minimizes its division, (4) easily identifiable boundaries that follow natural or artificial barriers (rivers, streets, highways, rail lines, etc.), and (5) lines shall be drawn to encourage geographic compactness. In addition, districts shall respect communities of interest as much as possible. A community of interest is a population that shares common social or economic interests that should be included within a single district for purposes of its effectiveness and fair representation. Communities of interest do not include relationships with political parties, incumbents or political candidates. During the public hearing, the City Council will seek input in selecting the next district map for City Council. You have an opportunity to share with the City Council how you think district boundaries should be drawn to best represent your community. All interested persons will be given an opportunity to comment on this item at the public hearing. In addition, written comments may be submitted to the City prior to the hearing, mailed to 13700 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, California 90638, Attention: City Clerk. Please reference hearing title and date of hearing in any correspondence. You can contact the City Clerk at (562) 943-0131 to find out more about how the process works. Additional information is on the City’s website at www.cityoflamirada.org. Anne Haraksin, City Clerk Published at La Mirada Lamplighter 10/29/21 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF BULK SALE AND OF INTENTION TO TRANSFER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE(S) (UCC Sec. 6101 et seq. and B & P Sec. 24073 et seq.) Escrow No. 21248-HY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a bulk sale of assets and a transfer of alcoholic beverage licenses is about to be made. The name(s), Social Security or Federal Tax Numbers and business address of the Seller(s)/licensee(s) are: A&K FOODSERVICE. 12155 CARSON ST. HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CA 90716 Doing business as: PERIS RESTAURANT All other business names(s) and address(es) used by the seller(s)/licensee(s) within the past three years, as stated by the seller(s)/ licensee(s), is/are: The name(s), Social Security or Federal Tax Numbers and address of the Buyer(s)/applicant(s) is/are: RAYMOND E. GARCIA, 20123 FLALLON AVENUE LAKEWOOD CA 90715 The assets being sold are generally described as: FURNITURE, FIXTURES, EQUIPMENT, TRADE NAME, MACHINERY, LEASE, LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS, COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS, ABC #41-547537 AND 58-547337 and is/are located at: 12155 CARSON ST. HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CA 90716 The type of license to be transferred is/are: ON-SALE BEER AND WINE-EATING PLACE #41-547537 AND CATERERS PERMIT 58-547537 now issued for the premises located at: SAME The bulk sale and transfer of alcoholic beverage license(s) is/are intended to be consummated at the office of: NEW CENTURY ESCROW, INC, 500 S. KRAEMER BLVD STE 275, BREA CA 92821 and the anticipated sale date is NOVEMBER 29, 2021 The Bulk sale is subject to California Uniform Code Section 6106.2 The purchase price of consideration in connection with the sale of the business and transfer of the license, is the sum of $130,000.00, including inventory estimated at $, which consists of the following: DESCRIPTION, AMOUNT: DEPOSIT CHECK $130,000.00; TOTAL $130,000.00 It has been agreed between the seller(s)/licensee(s) and the intended buyer(s)/transferee(s), as required by Sec. 24073 of the Business and Professions code, that the consideration for transfer of the business and license is to be paid only after the transfer has been approved by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Dated: 10-19-21 A&K FOODSERVICE, Seller(s)/Licensee(s) RAYMOND E. GARCIA, Buyer(s)/Applicant(s) 525415 LOS CERRITOS COMMUNITY NEWS 10/29/21

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cerritos City Council will conduct a public hearing at a special meeting on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on the following matter: Recommendation by the Cerritos Planning Commission, on a vote of 4-1, to approve the following: Review and consideration to waive full reading of and introduce AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS AMENDING SECTION 22.48.600 OF THE CERRITOS MUNICIPAL CODE, ADDING AND CLARIFYING REGULATIONS FOR POLITICAL SIGNS, HEREIN REFERENCED AS DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENT 2021-1.* *Pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this project is categorically exempt from CEQA review. City Attorney Summary: The City of Cerritos Municipal Code, Section 22.48.600, regulates political signs, as defined, throughout the city. This section regulates, among other items, the allowable and prohibited placement of such signs, the size of such signs, and the duration by which such signs must be removed. This proposed Ordinance will amend Section 22.48.600 of the Cerritos Municipal Code by adding and clarifying regulations concerning political signs. The proposed Ordinance clarifies the allowable placement of such signs on public and private property. The proposed Ordinance sets forth content-neutral design standards that, among other standards, limit such signs to thirtytwo square feet in sign area. The proposed Ordinance also sets forth time limitations as to when such signs must be removed. If adopted, the Ordinance takes effect 30 days after second reading, at which time the amended regulations in Section 22.48.600 would become operative. This public hearing will be conducted in-person in the Cerritos City Council Chamber, 18125 Bloomfield Avenue, Cerritos, California, 90703. To protect public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and in compliance with the current Los Angeles County Health Officer Order and City of Cerritos COVID-19 Safety Plan, the City Council Chamber will be open to the public. As authorized by State of California Executive Orders N-25-20, N-29-20, and N-08-21, and subsequently by Assembly Bill 361 (Chapter 165, Statutes of 2021), this meeting may also be conducted via teleconference, if necessary. The meeting will also air live on Cerritos TV3 and will be streamed over the City of Cerritos website at www.cerritos.us. A copy of the related agenda report will be available for download from the website on the Friday prior to the public hearing. Public comments can be provided in-person at the meeting or via email to city_clerk@cerritos.us or by hard copy to the Office of the City Clerk no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Please identify the agenda item number in the subject line of the email or hard copy document. All written correspondence received by the 3:00 p.m. deadline will be distributed to the legislative body prior to the meeting. During the meeting, your name and summary comments will be read into the record. The document will be retained with the public record of the meeting. If you challenge the above mentioned item and related actions in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence emailed to the Office of the prior to the public hearing. Any person interested in this matter may contact the Office of the City Clerk at (562) 916-1248 for additional information and/or appear at the hearing in person or by agent and be heard. Dated: October 29, 2021, /s/Vida Barone, City Clerk/ Treasurer Published at LCCN 10/29/21 Extra Space Storage will hold a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at location indicated: 10753 Artesia Blvd. Cerritos, Ca 90703 on November 15, 2021 at 11:00 am. Jaquelin Estrada- small containers of clothes and toys, Michael Agorrilla- household items, Judy Kirby- office furniture, Brady Kathryn, Kathryn Brady- household goods. The auction will be listed and advertised on www.storagetreasures.com. Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the above referenced facility in order to complete the transaction. Extra Space Storage may refuse any bid and may rescind any purchase up until the winning bidder takes possession of the personal property. Please publish on 10/29/21 and 11/05/2021

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 720 ADDING ARTICLE IX (MANDATORY ORGANIC WASTE DISPOSAL REDUCTION) TO CHAPTER 6.08 (SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLES COLLECTION SERVICES) OF TITLE 6 (HEALTH AND SANITATION) TO THE LA MIRADA MUNICIPAL CODE, AND MAKING A DETERMINATION OF EXEMPTION UNDER CEQA PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on November 9, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Council Chambers, 13700 La Mirada Boulevard, La Mirada, the City Council of the City of La Mirada will consider adopting its Ordinance No. 720. Summary of Ordinance No. 720 In September 2016, Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383), also known as the Short-Lived Climate Pollutants bill, was signed into law. SB 1383 mandates jurisdictions provide organics collection and recycling services to all single family and multi-family dwellings, and commercial properties within La Mirada. To comply with SB 1383, Ordinance No. 720 would add Article IX to Chapter 6.08 of the La Mirada Municipal Code and provide a means for the City to implement an Organics Recycling Program. Beginning January 1, 2022, EDCO would begin accepting organics in the existing residential green waste containers. Multi-family dwellings and commercial properties would have several service options available based on their individual needs. Commercial customers designated as Tier 1 and Tier 2 commercial edible food generators would be required to recover edible food that is still viable for human consumption. This also applies to any large venues or events where food is sold or provided. Commercial edible food generators identified under the law as Tier 1 are supermarkets, grocery stores with a total facility size greater than 10,000 square feet, food service providers and distributors, and wholesale food vendors. Tier 2 commercial edible food generators include restaurants with 250 or more seats or a facility size greater than 5,000 square feet, hotels with 200 or more rooms and have an on-site food facility, health facilities with 100 or more beds and have an on-site food facility, and a local education agency facility with an on-site food facility. Under the proposed ordinance, the commercial edible food generators outlined above would be required to subscribe to an edible food donation service or self-haul edible food to a food recovery organization. In addition to implementing a food recovery program, Tier 1 and Tier 2 edible food generators and operators or large venues and events would be required to keep detailed records of the types, frequency, quantities, and organizations where the edible food was donated or transported. These generators would also be required to provide City staff with copies of food recovery agreements and allow staff access to the premises to review records. A certified copy of the entirety of the text of Ordinance No. 720 is available in the office of the City Clerk, City of La Mirada, 13700 La Mirada Boulevard, La Mirada, California, and is available for public inspection at that location. Anne Haraksin, La Mirada City Clerk Published at La Mirada Lamplighter 10/29/21

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OCTOBER 29, 2021 Notice of Self Storage Sale

Please take notice US Storage Centers - Commerce – Olympic located at 5415 E. Olympic Blvd. Commerce CA 90022 intends to hold an auction to sell the goods stored by the following tenants at the storage facility. The sale will occur as an online auction via www.storagetreasures.com on 11/18/2021 at 10:00AM. Unless stated otherwise the description of the contents are household goods and furnishings. Valetin Medina Sanchez; Andrew Alvarez; Roxanne Zepeda; Hector Manuel Jr. Villegas; Gilbert Randall Varela/ Sadler Healthcare Inc. (3 units); Jose A Tamayo Aviles; Angelica Nava; Nora Guadalupe Reaves; Jose Gabriel Garcia-Nateras; Elisa Maldonado; Mayra Flores; Veronica Esparza Ramirez; Alejandro Alvarez Flores; Oscar Barajas Salas; Araceli Alvarado; Ericka Sinsun; Leonard Gary Lavender Jr; Clemente Maldonado; Angel Patricio Barrera; Rozena Ilene Sanchez; Lucyla Garcia; Israel Cervantes; Victor Hernandez. All property is being stored at the above self-storage facility. This sale may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Certain terms and conditions apply. See manager for details Published at LCCN 10/29 and 11/5/21 Notice of Self Storage Sale Please take notice US Storage Centers – Cerritos located at 16015 Piuma Ave. Cerritos, CA 90703 intends to hold an auction to sell the goods stored by the following tenants at the storage facility. The sale will occur as an online auction via www.storagetreasures. com on 11/18/2021 at 10:00AM. Unless stated otherwise the description of the contents are household goods and furnishings. Tabithea Begay; Lexus Princilla Lopez; Gabriela Regalado; Maurice Parker Jr Jones; Javier Wilfredo Monroy; Tracy Michelle Smith; Gabriella Beltran. All property is being stored at the above self-storage facility. This sale may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Certain terms and conditions apply. See manager for details. Published at LCCN 10/29 and 11/5/21 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File Number 2021208315 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING BUSINESS AS: CONCIERGE SERVICES AND MOBILE LIVE SCAN SERVICE, 13103 BLUEFIELD AVE., LA MIRADA, CA., 90638. Registered Owner: SHARON A. CRUSE, 13103 BLUEFIELD AVE., LA MIRADA, CA., 90638. THIS BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED AS A INDIVIDUAL. The date registrant started to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above: 03/2011. I declare that all the information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000). /S/ SHARON A. CRUSE. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles on 09/17. In accordance with Subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the of notice of the County Clerk, except, as provided in Subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. Effective January 1, 2014, the Fictitious Business Name Statement must be accompanied by the affidavit of identity form. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State or Common Law (see Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). LCCN 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/6/21

CITY OF PICO RIVERA NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING FOR A 10 MONTH 15 DAY EXTENSION OF URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1143 PROHIBITING THE ESTABLISHMENT, RELOCATION AND EXPANSION OF CAR WASH BUSINESSES IN THE COMMUNITY COMMERCIAL, GENERAL COMMERCIAL AND COMMERCIAL MANUFACTURING ZONES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the City of Pico Rivera City Council to review and obtain public comment on extending Urgency Ordinance No. 1143 for a period not to exceed 10 months 15 days per Government Code 65858. On September 14, 2021, Urgency Ordinance No. 1143 was adopted by the City Council to prohibit the establishment, relocation and expansion of car wash businesses in the Community Commercial, General Commercial and Commercial manufacturing zones. The Urgency Ordinance will allot City staff time to conduct research on the impacts of car washes on the community. WHEN:

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NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that Certain provisions of the Brown Act are temporarily waived pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-25-20 and N-2920. In the interest of public health and safety, City Hall facilities are temporarily closed to the public until further notice. City Council meetings can be viewed live on CTV-3 and by visiting the City’s website at www.pico-rivera.org. From the City’s main webpage, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on CTV-3 live stream. To submit a public comment pertaining to this hearing, an email may be sent to the City Clerk’s Office at publiccomments@pico-rivera.org prior to 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Please provide your full name and reference the following subject matter: “URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 1143 – CAR WASH MORATORIUM” PERSONS INTERESTED IN THIS MATTER are invited to attend this hearing to express their opinion on the above matter. If you challenge the Urgency Ordinance in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Pico Rivera, or prior to, the public hearing. Community and Economic Development Department Posting Date: October 15, 2021 ********************************************************************************* In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the City of Pico Rivera is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for a person with a disability. Please contact Anna M. Jerome at (562) 801-4389 if special program accommodations are necessary and/or if program information is needed in an alternative format. Special requests must be made in a reasonable amount of time in order that accommodations can be arranged. Published at Los Cerritos News 10/15/21

CITY OF ARTESIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the City Council of the City of Artesia will hold a Public Hearing to consider the following item at the Regular City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on November 8, 2021:

Case No. 2021-15 City of Artesia 18747 Clarkdale Ave, Artesia, CA 90701

City-Wide Code Amendment

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ARTESIA, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING REGULATIONS IN TITLE 9 (PLANNING AND ZONING) OF THE ARTESIA MUNICIPAL CODE CONCERNING THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE FLOOR SPACE FOR SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL USES IN THE GENERAL COMMERICAL ZONE AND MAKING A DETERMINATION OF EXEMPTION UNDER SECTION 15061(b)(3) OF THE CEQA GUIDELINES. The meeting will be held at the City Council Chambers in Artesia City Hall, 18747 Clarkdale Ave., Artesia, CA 90701. Public comments can be made in person, or may be submitted by email to publiccomments@cityofartesia.us, or by voicemail to (562) 865-6262, extension 200. Please submit email and voicemail public comments by 5:00 p.m. on the date of the meeting to ensure that the comments are read into the record. If you challenge the City’s actions in regard to this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in the notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior, to the public hearing. PUBLISHED: October 29, 2021 in the Los Cerritos Community News Published at Los Cerritos News 10/29/21

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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF JOSEPHINE PUGLIESE Case No. 21STPB09274 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of JOSEPHINE PUGLIESE A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Robert Pugliese in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that Robert Pugliese be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent's will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on Nov. 18, 2021 at 8:30 AM in Dept. No. 11 located at 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Petitioner: Robert Pugliese ROBERT PUGLIESE 13124 CAROLYN ST CERRITOS CA 90703 CN981731 PUGLIESE Oct 29, Nov 5,12, 2021 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: STEVE KARPATI CASE NO. 21STPB09911 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of STEVE KARPATI. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by ZOLTAN KARPATI in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that ZOLTAN KARPATI be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 12/13/21 at 8:30AM in Dept. 2D located at 111 N. HILL ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner ROBERT E. PEARSON II - SBN 231302 ROBERT E. PEARSON, APLC 17782 17TH ST., #109 TUSTIN CA 92780 BSC 220701 10/22, 10/29, 11/5/21 CNS-3521894# LA MIRADA LAMPLIGHTER

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: BERNICE MARY LAMBERT AKA BERNICE M. LAMBERT AKA BERNICE LAMBERT CASE NO. 21STPB09979 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of BERNICE MARY LAMBERT AKA BERNICE M. LAMBERT AKA BERNICE LAMBERT. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by LAURIE LOUISE ATKINS in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that LAURIE LOUISE ATKINS be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 01/07/22 at 8:30AM in Dept. 29 located at 111 N. HILL ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner ROBERT L. COHEN, ESQ. - SBN 150913 LAW OFFICES OF ROBERT L. COHEN, INC. 8081 ORANGETHORPE AVENUE BUENA PARK CA 90621 10/29, 11/5, 11/12/21 CNS-3522614# LA MIRADA LAMPLIGHTER NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: CHARLES FREDERICK LAMBERT CASE NO. 21STPB09986 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the WILL or estate, or both of CHARLES FREDERICK LAMBERT. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by LAURIE LOUISE ATKINS in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS ANGELES. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that LAURIE LOUISE ATKINS be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act with limited authority. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 01/07/22 at 8:30AM in Dept. 29 located at 111 N. HILL ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner ROBERT L. COHEN, ESQ. - SBN 150913 LAW OFFICES OF ROBERT L. COHEN, INC. 8081 ORANGETHORPE AVENUE BUENA PARK CA 90621 10/29, 11/5, 11/12/21 CNS-3522618# LA MIRADA LAMPLIGHTER

ABC UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE CALLING FOR BID NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ABC Unified School District will receive up to but not later than 11:00 AM on the 12th day of November, 2021 Bids for: ABC Bid # 1578 Asphalt Paving All bids shall be made and presented on a form furnished by the District. Bids submitted shall conform to the terms and conditions stated on said form. Bids shall be received in the office of the Purchasing Department at 16700 Norwalk Blvd., Cerritos, CA 90703 and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place. Bidders may request for Bid Documents by calling (562) 926-5566 x 21218 Wendy Wall. All public works are subject to prevailing wage payments, Valid License valid Class C12 Contractor's License and DIR Registration will be required. Cerritos Community News

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