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  • Orange County Register
    The Griffins rushed for a school-record 497 yards, which topped their previous record of 372 yards against Long Beach Wilson in 2006. Josiah Murray and Jaiden Mitchell carried the load for Los Alamitos, rushing for 194 and 182 yards, respectively.
  • Business Insider
    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Expertise.com, a prestigious USA based service analyzing company, has declared Service All-Stars as one of the best HVAC companies in Long Beach. The analysts of expertise.com evaluated 121 service providers from Long Beach and selected 16 amongst them as preferable choices for residential and ...
  • YAHOO!
    A new addition to Long Beach, La Tarantella Osteria is an Italian spot that's located at 2120 E. Fourth St. So far, it's been well-received: it's got a five-star rating out of 15 reviews on Yelp. On the menu, look for mushroom ravioli, spaghetti carbonara or cioppino fish stew. Wander over to 238 Cherry Ave. in Long Beach and you'll find Oceana ...
  • Orange County Register
    Nearly a decade of work will come to fruition for Jean Paul Wardy, president of CenterCal Properties, on Thursday, Oct. 24. And for property owner Ray Lin — as well as a fair share of the Long Beach community hoping for a new showplace at the southeast corner of Second Street and Pacific Coast Highway — a quarter-century of waiting will end.
  • ABC 7 Chicago
    Moon Mountain Coffee is the best on the go cold brew coffee in Long Beach. James Evans, got the crazy idea to build a coffee cart after serving coffee at local farmers markets. Moon Mountain Coffee is one of a few coffee brewers that serves coffee that they grow themselves, in Costa Rica. Customers travel from all over to get a bag of their ...
  • Orange County Register
    “I didn’t learn about the Mendez case until I was a student at Cal State Long Beach and came across it at the library,” Contreras said. “For years, the city had not recognized the case.” A school board member before he was elected to the ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    “Trade and transportation, which includes warehousing, remain lethargic. L.A. and Long Beach ports have reported significant slowdown in shipping activities compared to a year ago. “Technology, a workhorse for the state’s economy, has lost some momentum in part due to the trade friction. For example, the job gains at the information ...
  • ABC7
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- Since 1985, AIDS Walk Los Angeles has raised $88 million to combat HIV and AIDS throughout the community. These funds support APLA Health, including the Long Beach Health Center. "In Long Beach, we have one of the highest populations of people living with HIV, as well as transmission rates for HIV and other STDs ...
  • KTLA
    A 23-year-old man was arrested after allegedly fleeing the scene where he fatally struck a pedestrian in Long Beach Thursday night, authorities said. The deadly crash was reported around 8:40 p.m. at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Cowles Street, in the Washington neighborhood, according to a news release from Long Beach police.
  • Press-Telegram
    Nextdoor — an app known more as a place for residents to share their complaints and frustrations than as a source of feel-good inspiration — has become an unlikely tool for kindness in Long Beach’s Alamitos Heights neighborhood. Christine Barry, a frequent user of the app, recently began posting to Nextdoor about her encounters with ...
  • Press-Telegram
    Babies born prematurely may be small — but they are huge on the cuteness scale. The tiny patients in the neonatal intensive care unit at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach spent Friday, Oct. 18, getting ready for Halloween. Because they are so small, the costumes that fit best are from doll clothing labels, such as Build-A-Bear.
  • Benzinga.com
    In a reversal of a downward trend this year, the Port of Long Beach said that its terminals handled 706,956 TEU of containers in September, a slight 0.8% increase in volume over September 2018. It was the highest amount of container traffic handled in one September in the port's 108-year history. The change came before a newly instituted ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Why this? Foreman’s résumé demonstrates the acting chops (“Fences” at ICT, “The Wedding Band” at Antaeus) and vocal pipes (“Caroline, or Change” at PCPA Theaterfest, California Repertory’s “Next to Normal” in Long Beach) needed for the show’s mix of soul-stirring music and heart-rending drama. “At a time when race ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    With his office less than a mile away, Killingsworth would invite clients to the family’s 1961 Long Beach home, which served as an ineffable exemplar of glass, light, air and space. “My dad would call: ‘I’m bringing a client for lunch,’ and in walks Conrad Hilton or John Wayne,” said his son, Kim Killingsworth. “We learned to be ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Here is some more information from organizers on the latest group of honorees: Brewer became interested in designing surfboards while attending Cal State Long Beach. He bought one of the first Walker foam blanks in 1959 and used it to shape a 9-foot-10 board that he later took with him on his first first trip to Hawaii. In 1960, he returned to ...
  • Hoodline on MSN.com
    Looking to try the best cafes in town? Load Error Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top cafes in Long Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams. October is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Long Beach ...
  • KCRW
    Shannon James has a full-time job as a dock worker at the Port of Long Beach. But she also spends a lot of time helping homeless people find housing, get off drugs, secure food, and more. In the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach, countless people are waiting to enter a nonprofit called Beacon for Him Ministries (BHM). Did you tick the donor ...
  • KTLA
    Graduation rates for the California State University system continued an upward climb, reaching record highs in 2019, although black, Latinx and low-income students continue to graduate at the lowest rates and their gap in achieving a diploma did not narrow this year, according to data released Thursday. The overall improvements come as the ...
  • Newsday
    Photos from Long Beach High School's performance at the 57th annual Newsday Marching Band Festival at Mitchel Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Photo Credit: Daniel Goodrich Photos from Long Beach High School's performance at the 57th annual Newsday Marching Band Festival at Mitchel Field Athletic Complex in ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    In August there were openings at several offices, yet by mid-September the first available appointment at Long Beach was April 14. Calexico, Calif., had an opening two months later. An option for expediting the interview process is open for returning ...

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