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  • Los Angeles Times
    The free festivities, which included cultural foods and performances, followed an afternoon discussion by Kwanzaa’s creator, Maulana Karenga, a professor and chairman of the department of Africana Studies at Cal State Long Beach. The annual secular holiday, which honors African heritage and identity, runs from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. Karenga is ...
  • Orange County Register
    Trial testimony said that Rada was riding his motorcycle south on the freeway near the Orange County/Long Beach border about 5:45 p.m. when the collision occurred. “The initial impact sent plaintiff careening across three lanes of the 405 Freeway into a passing flatbed trailer,” Rada’s court papers say. Dimapasac was test-driving a ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Total goods movement through the ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles and Oakland for the quarter ending in October are down by 4.5% from the previous year. International air cargo at Los Angeles and San Francisco airports has dropped by nearly 10% over the same period. Nonetheless, overall jobs have not dropped in transportation, warehousing and ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    “The war had just ended and sentiments between Mexicans and all these white settlers that were coming in were pretty bad,” said Maythee Rojas, a professor of Chicano and Latino studies at Cal State Long Beach who has written about Josefa. “Josefa’s story — how it unfolds and how it is remembered — suggests much about the ways in ...
  • Orange County Register
    Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks, 5 p.m.; Carlsbad vs. Capistrano Valley Christian, 6:30 p.m.; San Juan Hills vs. Woodbridge, 8 p.m. Today’s schedule for the Godinez Grizzly Invitational at Godinez: Long Beach Wilson vs. Dana ills, 3:15 p.m.; El Toro vs. Foothill, 4:45 pm.; Aliso Niguel vs. Segerstrom, 6:15 p.m.; Laguna Beach vs. San Clemente ...
  • YAHOO!
    If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: There's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Long Beach this weekend, from a play to a one-man musical performance. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.
  • YAHOO!
    Want to know where to go when it comes to yoga in Long Beach? As luck would have it, there's no shortage of high-caliber yoga options to check out in and around Long Beach. To find the top yoga studios in the area, Hoodline analyzed data from Yelp, Facebook and ClassPass to identify which studios are the most popular. Read on for the results.
  • Los Angeles Times
    Villa Park 73, Huntington Beach 51: The Oilers fell to 2-6 after dropping Wednesday’s Grizzly Invitational game. Long Beach Wilson 57, Costa Mesa 45: The Mustangs are 2-4 after Wednesday’s Grizzly Invitational game. Edison 2, Manhattan Beach Mira Costa 1: The Chargers received goals from Chandler Kane and Steven Garcia on Wednesday in their ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Hatch, a Long Beach resident, said the panel’s job is to enforce state laws that apply to state campaigns and it has no jurisdiction over federal campaigns that are regulated by the federal government. The panel’s action does not affect the ban on commissioners making contributions to state candidates. The state manual provided to ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Long Beach got 2.86 inches of precipitation last month, while the Hollywood Burbank Airport received about 1.85 inches. Those areas also hadn’t seen as much rain in November since 2011, data show. The Southland saw a series of storms in November 2011, including a cold front similar to the one that slammed the state on Thanksgiving Day ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    They played their inaugural season at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles and four seasons at Dodger Stadium, and their search for a home they could call their own led them to Long Beach and Anaheim. Long Beach wanted its name on the team. Anaheim just wanted the team. The Angels moved to Anaheim, playing as the California Angels under founding owner ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    When a credible threat was reported at CSU Long Beach on Oct. 7, for example, the campus’ lockdown procedure was complicated by doors that had no internal locking mechanism. Students and teachers reportedly piled up classroom chairs to the ceilings to protect their classrooms. “That’s not our story,” Lewsadder said of La Cañada High ...
  • Orange County Register
    This is how much various parts of the region got from the beginning of the rainy season, Oct. 1, to Tuesday, Dec. 3: By Wednesday afternoon, LAX got nearly an inch of rain and Long Beach received about 3/4 of an inch, according to National Weather Service reports. The San Fernando Valley got more than an inch of rain, with other areas such as ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Hatch, a Long Beach resident, said the panel’s job is to enforce state laws that apply to state campaigns and it has no jurisdiction over federal campaigns that are regulated by the federal government. The panel’s action does not affect the ban on commissioners making contributions to state candidates. The state manual provided to ...
  • Orange County Register
    Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened. That’s the glass-half-full response Long Beach officials gave to the announcement the Los Angeles Angels made on Wednesday, Dec. 4, that the team has struck a deal to stay in Anaheim. The Major League Baseball team had been in talks with both Anaheim and Long Beach to decide whether ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Kings & Convicts Brewing Co., a tiny Illinois firm, on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy Ballast Point from New York-based Constellations Brands Inc. Terms of the sale were not disclosed, but it includes Ballast Point’s four California brewpubs — in Anaheim’s Downtown Disney; in Long Beach; at the main brewery in San Diego’s Miramar ...
  • Orange County Register
    The news of a deal puts to rest the suggestion the team might move to Long Beach, where city leaders months ago had sought to woo the Angels to a proposed waterfront stadium. It also eases some pressure both sides faced from a Dec. 31 deadline, by which ...
  • Orange County Register
    Long Beach and at LAX. Similar temperatures were forecast for several days, including amid rain on Saturday, but a warming trend will get underway Monday. The NWS forecast showers in Orange County Wednesday and highs of 47 degrees on Santiago Peak; 53 on Ortega Highway at 2,600 feet; 58 at Fremont Canyon and Trabuco Canyon; 60 in Yorba Linda ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Westchester will play Santa Monica on Thursday in a quarterfinal game at 6 p.m. Santa Monica defeated Gardena 60-50. The other quarterfinal will match Renaissance against St. Bernard at 7:30 p.m. Renaissance held off Long Beach Poly 52-50. Koat Keat scored 30 points. Ben Jones had 14 points for the Jackrabbits. St. Bernard defeated Hart 85-54.
  • Orange County Register
    Each week, publications from the The Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) nominate Athletes of the ...

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