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  • Los Angeles Times
    “On the last few drives, it was, ‘Do it for the people,’ ” Eget said. Eget finished with seven touchdown passes to help West Ranch pull out a 57-56 win over Long Beach Wilson to advance to the Southern Section Division 7 semifinals. Unbelievable! Walker Eget can’t be stopped! Drops the dime for his 7th TD pass 2 pt conversion IS GOO
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Bernie Sanders won the support of the national nurses labor group and Los Angeles teachers. The endorsements coincide with this weekend’s California Democratic Party gathering in Long Beach, where Harris, Sanders and 10 other primary contenders are courting activists and party leaders. For Harris, the United Farm Workers’ backing gives a ...
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  • Orange County Register
    High temperatures in the 80s to lower 90s on Sunday could break records for Nov. 17 in downtown Los Angeles and at LAX and Long Beach Airport, the weather service said. “Gusty winds, near-record high temperatures and dry conditions could bring critical fire weather conditions to the region on Sunday,” the weather service said. High winds ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Meanwhile, the weather is expected to be hot, and maximum temperatures for this time of the year could be broken in downtown L.A., Los Angeles International Airport and Long Beach, as highs top out in the 80s and 90s. Red flag warnings will begin at 1 a.m. Sunday. “If fire ignition occurs, conditions may be favorable for extreme fire behavior ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    For most Americans, gasoline prices will be similar to last year’s. As of Nov. 13, the California retail state average was $4.02 a gallon for regular. The Los Angeles-Long Beach average is at $4.06. Among popular destinations for L.A. travelers, San Diego shows a $4.01 a gallon price and Las Vegas, $3.31. California prices are higher than the ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    It carried over into the game.” Like a new couple, Cronin and the Bruins are still getting to know each other. Their season opener was like a first date, team and coach feeling one another out in a four-point win over Long Beach State. Game No. 2 was more seamless, the Bruins pulling away from overmatched UC Santa Barbara in the second half ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    It was just before 8 a.m. on a cool morning in early November and members of the crowd stood, slumped, leaned or splayed themselves on the cement outside the Long Beach Convention Center waiting to be let inside. They were waiting for the start of ComplexCon, the two-day festival akin to a Disneyland of streetwear. ComplexCon attracts tens of ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Digging could tentatively begin in 2021. Newport removed about 600,000 cubic yards of muck during its last dredge. About 120,000 cubic yards that couldn’t be dropped offshore were sold to the Port of Long Beach to be used as landfill, but that’s not an option this time around, Miller said. Instead, Newport may dig a hole, about 450 by 450 ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Kamala Harris plans to greet supporters at a historic Long Beach gay bar Friday, and Bernie Sanders will get backing from the East L.A. punk-funk band Ozomatli at a local rally Saturday. Amy Klobuchar met voters at a Bay Area brewery Thursday, and Joe Biden pitched his candidacy to young voters at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
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  • OC Weekly
    After appearing at the East LA park, Sanders is scheduled to attend that evening’s Univision & California Democratic Party Real América Presidential Forum at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center (300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach). That event does require tickets or–if you are not a party delegate–it did; non-delegate tickets ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    It’s the first time the average slipped below $4 threshold since Sept. 28. Gas prices in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area are still higher than the statewide average, at $4.032 per gallon of regular, but they have fallen as well — down nearly 20 cents since a month ago, according to AAA. As often happens, the fuel shortage — brought on by ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    That’s a problem for both Patrick and former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who is continuing to flirt with getting into the race. California Democrats are meeting in Long Beach this weekend, which has drawn many of the presidential candidates to the state. Biden held his first 2020 rally in the state Thursday, and as Seema Mehta wrote ...
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  • Orange County Register
    This two-type system goes back years, Honk does know that. Honkin’ fact No. 1: The light-rail system that links Long Beach and Los Angeles is now called the A Line. But after a $350 million upgrade, at least some of the trains’ electronic signs on their fronts and sides still ID the railway as the Blue Line. During the renovation of the ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Tommy Kuhse had a career-high 20 points and eight assists and No. 18 Saint Mary’s bounced back three days after losing its home opener and beat Long Beach State 81-63 on Thursday night. Matthias Tass added 22 points and five rebounds for the Gaels, who never trailed in the first matchup between the teams since 2010. Colin Slater had 14 points ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    of Governments keep pressing to send more people to communities closer to the coast. These officials most resemble the leaders of lemmings. Mark Driskill, Long Beach To the editor: The concession by coastal communities to allow for the construction of more housing, easing the burden on inland cities, is a positive first step. Rent control is fi ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The children’s event includes stories about holiday parties and family traditions from the Rancho’s past, as well as an interactive concert by the Long Beach Camerata Singers and craft activities in the barnyard. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $15 adults, $10 children under 12. Children 2 and under are free. The three-day evening ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    In baseball, the Oilers had Thomas Babineau (Cal State San Marcos), Jag Burden (Cal), Tyler Conant (Long Beach State), Brady Malpass (Azusa Pacific), Ryan Navarro (Cal State San Marcos) and Jake Vogel (UCLA) sign. Pitching ace Grace Uribe (Texas A&M ...
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  • Orange County Register
    A 20-year-old man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder charges stemming from a suspected DUI crash on Halloween night that killed a Long Beach family of three. Carlo Adrian Navarro, who faces three counts each of murder and gross vehicular manslaughter, kept his head and eyes down for most of the hearing in the crowded courtroom, as family ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    When Anthony Rivera discovered the Lyric Theatre in 2015, he felt a sense of relief. The Melrose area venue — a low-key, nonprofit arts space in a neighborhood with few options for live music — was worth the Metro ride from his home in Long Beach. Rivera liked the low ticket prices and diverse bookings, such as singer-songwriter Moses ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Wille’s Tin Shop, Long Beach’s latest distillery where spirits will be produced using locally sourced ingredients, is set to open Dec. 5 “We wanted to make something Long Beach is proud of,” said Robert Molina, who is opening the distillery behind Roxanne’s Lounge, his cocktail bar and restaurant. The grand opening is set to happen on ...
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