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  • Los Angeles Times
    The light rail to Long Beach is reopening next month. Just don’t call it the Blue Line. — A wind-driven 443-acre brush fire burning west of Santa Barbara on Thursday afternoon prompted evacuations and the closure of a section of the 101 Freeway. — If you’re a fan of Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch novels — his latest lands Tuesday ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    But new satellite radar images now show that the fault has started to move, causing a bulging of land that can be viewed from space. Los Angeles Times Light rail to Long Beach will reopen soon — but it won’t be called the Blue Line. We will now be expected to refer to it as the A Line, although the route will still be shown in blue on ...
  • Nature
    We use a machine learning-based tomography method to obtain high-resolution subsurface geophysical structure in Long Beach, CA, from seismic noise recorded on a “large-N” array with 5204 geophones (~13.5 million travel times). This method, called locally sparse travel time tomography (LST) uses unsupervised machine learning to exploit the ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The earthquake occurred less than a mile from Willowbrook, less than a mile from East Rancho Dominguez, one mile from Lynwood and one mile from Long Beach. In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in the ...
  • CBS Boston / WBZ
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — People living at a senior mobile home park in Long Beach are upset that their rent is going up 35 percent. Many of the residents living in the area own their homes but rent out the space. Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a law that would protect renters from egregious rent hikes of over five percent — but mobile ...
  • Orange County Register
    Tickets for the 2020 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach go on sale next week. The 46th iteration of Long Beach’s annual street race, which attracted more than 187,000 people over three days earlier this year, is set for April 17 to 19. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach announced Thursday.
  • Press-Telegram
    2nd Annual Long Beach Latino Economic Summit: Centro CHA, Inc., the Pointe at the CSULB Walter Pyramid, 1250 Bellflower, Blvd., Long Beach. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. RSVP: 562-612-4180. Dracula Radio Style: Long Beach Shakespeare Company, The Helen Borgers Theater, 4250 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach. 8 p.m. Also 8 p.m. Oct. 19; 2 p.m. Oct. 20. $12.50.
  • Hoodline on MSN.com
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Long Beach? According to Walk Score, this Long Beach neighborhood is extremely walkable and is convenient for biking. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Long Beach is currently hovering around $1,562. So, what might you expect to find if you've got $2,500/month ...
  • KTLA
    When the train between Long Beach and downtown L.A. reopens Nov. 2, it will be called the A Line — the first of Metro’s rail routes to be rechristened under a naming policy approved last year. With eight major bus and rail projects scheduled to open over the next decade, Metro officials said they were rapidly running out of colors that ...
  • YAHOO!
    Curious where Long Beach's in-the-know crowd is eating and drinking? It's easy to spot lines out the door, but some underlying trends are harder to see. We took a data-driven look at the question, using Yelp to uncover which local businesses have been most discussed this month. To find out who made the list, we looked at Long Beach businesses ...
  • YAHOO!
    Long Beach will experience warm temperatures through Sunday, though hot temperatures are expected later in the week, according to the seven-day forecast from drone-powered weather service Saildrone. Temperatures will rise even more from Monday to Tuesday, with a high of 93 degrees on Tuesday. There's no rain in the forecast for the coming week.
  • KCRW
    In the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach, countless people are waiting to enter a nonprofit called Beacon for Him Ministries (BHM). The line snakes down the sidewalk. Shannon James runs this BHM. You can see her sharing cereal with an elderly woman one ...
  • Orange County Register
    Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has cut its U.S. workforce by 446 jobs, including some reductions in Long Beach, as the company looks to align resources with its growth plan. In an email sent Thursday, company spokeswoman Heidi Fedak said the California layoffs were in Long Beach and Lincoln, which is in the Sacramento area. She declined to reveal ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    When the train between Long Beach and downtown L.A. reopens Nov. 2, it will be called the A Line — the first of Metro’s rail routes to be rechristened under a naming policy approved last year. With eight major bus and rail projects scheduled to open over the next decade, Metro officials said they were rapidly running out of colors that ...
  • Orange County Register
    Segovia’s deportation is stalled – at least for now – “pending further review of his legal rights,” according to a late Wednesday night Facebook post of a Chicago chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, which hired a law firm in Texas to help the Long Beach resident. The last time his family heard from him ...
  • Orange County Register
    After years of roaming through the streets of downtown, the Long Beach Zombie Fest will not rise this year due to permit issues. “We’re sad … we enjoy the event as much as the attendees do,” said Traci Wintori, event coordinator for festival producers O Entertainment. “This is a family event we look forward to every year, but ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    He was the Cubs manager for five years and his contract was not renewed after this season. Despite leaving the Angels 14 years ago, Maddon still owns a home in Long Beach. He has maintained a cordial relationship with Angels owner Arte Moreno, who took control of the team in 2003, a few years before Maddon’s departure. “I could not be more ...
  • Newsday
    Craig Attwood, chef and owner of Five Ocean in Long Beach, cooked up his buttermilk fried chicken and explained why his guests can't get enough of the Southern-inspired food. (Credit: Yvonne Albinowski)
  • Newsday
    He is not slumming in Long Beach but, rather, bringing his all experience and passion to bear on the modest surroundings. SEE PHOTOS Five Ocean The menu is resolutely seasonal and changes often. But no matter what the chef is doing with clams, order it. On my first visit I could not get enough of the luxuriant clam-corn chowder; the next time ...
  • Orange County Register
    With the new season’s first gray whales being spotted in recent weeks off the South Bay, Long Beach and Orange County, whale researchers and enthusiasts are hopeful for a healthier season, one that would indicate the whales found enough food to forage in Alaska as they make their trek to the warm waters of Baja, Mexico. A young gray whale was ...

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