The two teenagers, who haven’t been publicly identified, were not Lakewood students nor affiliated with the LBUSD, according to a campus official.
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office identified the victims as Aaron Morgan and John Guzzardo, who were killed in a three-vehicle crash in Lakewood Friday night. Guzzardo’s 14-year-old son is currently in an ICU, Morgan’s family said.
The crash was reported about 10 p.m. on South Street, near Gondar Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The inspection that won them the honor happened just before schools were closed for in-person learning because of the pandemic.
A prisoner being transported to court on a sheriff’s department bus briefly escaped custody Thursday morning, officials said.
A Lakewood Sheriff Department official said online conversations of the supposed mob coming to steal items prompted authorities to show up in force with multiple patrol vehicles and a helicopter continually circling the mall.
The City of Lakewood held a fireworks show Friday night in a makeup to its July 4 celebration that was postponed earlier this year.
Vicki Stuckey–who has lived in Lakewood for 28 years–has been a city commissioner for 19 years, served four years on the community safety commission and 15 years on the planning and environmental commission, including four stints as the commission’s chair.
Lakewood Center draws and estimated 15.6 million visitors annually—though some of its storefronts have remained empty as smaller retailers have closed shop and some stores have been closed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 69-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of making sexual statements to two boys near Mayfair High School, authorities said.