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  • OC Weekly
    The evidence: “Studio Apartment Blues” on Long Beach country-rocker John Surge’s new Twang City album Your Wonderful Life. Surge, whose storytelling on the new recording is rooted in Los Angeles’ Paisley Underground scene of the early 1980s, set against a sonic melange of that era’s cowpunk along with early rock ‘n’ roll and the ...
  • Press-Telegram
    One man was killed and another was hospitalized after the vehicle they were traveling in on Sunday morning, Oct. 20, struck a tree and split in half in Long Beach. Long Beach police were called about 3:35 a.m. to Ocean Boulevard at the 710 Freeway after the received reports of a crash. They said found several people who stopped to assist.
  • Orange County Register
    Don’t be afraid or run away in fear when you see long dead Long Beach residents standing by their graves this Saturday at the Long Beach Municipal and Sunnyside cemeteries. Instead, listen to them, because they have some great stories to tell. The 24th Historical Cemetery Tour returns to Long Beach on Saturday, Oct. 26 as it brings some of ...
  • Orange County Register
    Mark Martinson, also no stranger to the area, was born in Long Beach and clinched the U.S. Championships in Huntington Beach in 1965. In the ’90s, he joined Robert August Surfboards in Huntington Beach to make a line of longboards. Nev Hyman, an Australian surfboard maker, was honored for his innovations, which include a spot in the Guinness ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Workman at La Puente, 7 p.m. Compton at Lakewood, 7 p.m. Long Beach Jordan vs. Long Beach Poly at Veterans Stadium (Long Beach), 7 p.m. Millikan at Long Beach Cabrillo, 7 p.m. MOUNTAIN PASS LEAGUE Beaumont at West Valley, 7 p.m. Hemet at Tahquitz, 7 p.m. San Jacinto at Citrus Hill, 7 p.m. MOUNTAIN VALLEY LEAGUE Indian Springs at San Bernardino ...
  • ABC7
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- Flu season is here. And Monday the Long Beach Department of Health will be offering free flu vaccinations. The vaccines will be available through Dec. 5 next to the Cal State Long Beach campus bookstore. The CDC recommends people get vaccinated by the end of the month, if possible, because Thanksgiving travel and ...
  • Complex
    On November 2-3, we’ll be bringing an activation called “Brands to Watch” to ComplexCon Long Beach. This will be our fourth ComplexCon in Long Beach, and fifth overall. Since our debut in 2016, we’ve brought together culture, music, art, food, sports, innovation, activism, and education. ComplexCon is one of our biggest platforms ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Kevin Hannon of One Pacific Properties represented the buyer. A native of Northridge, Weaver pitched for Simi Valley High School before playing college ball at California State Long Beach. A three-time All-Star, he led the MLB in strikeouts in 2010 and tossed a no-hitter two years later. In 2015, he sold a home in Simi Valley for around $610,000.
  • Orange County Register
    Their community outreach efforts – such as donating $10 million to renovate public basketball courts throughout the city, or helping fund free eye tests and eyeglasses for children in L.A. Unified, Long Beach and Inglewood schools – have altruistic intentions. They also add a shine to the Clippers name and contribute to building a ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    After securing a spot in the stroller parking lot, families filed into the Long Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday afternoon. Most parents wore shirts that matched the tees of their toddlers, who held tightly to aquatic stuffed animals they insisted on bringing from home. They nearly filled the three-tiered Terrace Theater to see their ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Some classic Metro signage from the soon-to-be-renamed light rail line to Long Beach will be up for auction this week. LAist They came to L.A. to chase a Hollywood dream. Two weeks later, they were homeless. Columnist Nita Lelyveld talks to the young couple from Detroit whose journey began with great hope. Los Angeles Times The center of the ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    “Pensó que el churro con gusanos era muy bueno”, dijo Ramos de su hijo. En el Queen Mary de Long Beach, la celebración de Halloween, que incluye laberintos aterradores y actuaciones con temas circenses alrededor del transatlántico de 83 años de edad, tiene un tema más adulto, por lo que los cócteles, y no los dulces ...
  • Orange County Register
    In 2013, the LAPD investigated 74% of the suspected child abuse cases it received, while it now responds to nearly 90%. The Long Beach Police Department — which failed to investigate nearly half of the abuse reports it received that year — is now the most responsive in the county. In 2018 and the first half of 2019, Long Beach police ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The earthquake occurred less than a mile from Long Beach, less than a mile from East Rancho Dominguez, one mile from Willowbrook and one mile from Carson. In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.
  • Los Angeles Times
    State College Blvd., Fullerton. Sat., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. $15 and up. (714) 755-5799. PacificSymphony.org An Evening with Lucia Micarelli The violinist and crossover artist joins Long Beach Symphony Pops for an eclectic program. Long Beach Arena, Pacific Ballroom, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. Sat., 8 p.m. $30 and up; students, $10.
  • Orange County Register
    The event was free for educators who represented schools across California, including Long Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles and many other regions. Some teachers in attendance, including Susan Garcia, who teaches middle school science at Colin L. Powell Academy in Long Beach, said that it fits right into their new science curriculum, which is ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Sam Rice had 35 digs and Lindsey Ng added 17 digs. Vanguard heads to Santa Clarita for a match against the Master’s University on Friday at 7 p.m. Long Beach State 3, UC Irvine 0: The Anteaters fell to 4-15 overall, 1-6 in the Big West Conference after Saturday’s road match. UC Irvine sophomore Sebastian Bautista placed 57th out of 234 ...
  • YAHOO!
    A new business has you covered. Called LB Swag, the fresh addition is located at 5304 E. Second St. in Long Beach. LB Swag specializes in Long Beach apparel and accessories, as well as dog merchandise. The store features products and designs from local ...
  • Orange County Register
    The Queen Mary, a retired British ocean liner that Long Beach has sought for decades to restore to its former glory, continues to languish. Years of inspection reports obtained by the Press-Telegram, predating and including the current operator’s lease, revealed that little progress has been made on urgent repair work to the ship. Long Beach ...
  • Orange County Register
    The Whole Foods Market in East Long Beach closed down Saturday, to the surprise of a steady stream of shoppers who showed up looking for big discounts as the store readies to move down the street to the new 2ND & PCH development. “Everything sold out,” Alberto Gutierrez repeated over and over again to customers as they approached the market ...

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