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  • Orange County Register
    “And when I started to write the book, it was absolutely liberating.” Author Joe Ide is back with his fourth book in the IQ series, crime novels starring private investigator Isaiah Quintabe and set in East Long Beach. (Image courtesy of the publisher) “IQ” arrived in 2016 and since then Ide has written three more novels featuring his ...
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  • Yahoo! News
    Looking for the best affordable Hawaiian restaurants around Long Beach? Here's a rundown of the top such businesses, with ratings, photos and more.
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  • Newsday
    Long Beach council members are proposing to take the power to hire and fire top staff away from the city manager and make department heads subordinate to the City Council. The City Council will hold a public hearing Feb. 18 on amendments to the city code ...
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  • Orange County Register
    It’s the lack of a super-concentrated core — and the abundance of red-tile roofs — that throws people. “The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metropolitan area has a pretty uniform level of density, whereas a lot of major metropolitan areas have a much steeper density gradient,” said Nicholas J. Marantz, assistant professor in UC Irvine ...
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  • Orange County Register
    SAN LUIS OBISPO — Long Beach State battled through eight ties and nine lead changes during the first half of Wednesday night’s game at Cal Poly (SLO), but the host Mustangs used hot shooting and 17 points off turnovers to pull away in the second half on their way to a 92-75 win. Junior Ballard led four Cal Poly players in double figures ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    He has exhibited in Long Beach, Huntington Beach and galleries in Newport Beach. Yeo met recently with Sherman’s library director, Paul Wormser, to donate some of his papers to the archives when Wormser noticed how tropical his art-packed studio seemed, with its natural cork interior walls. He said Yeo’s sculptures would be perfect for ...
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  • Film Threat
    Geekfest is a great opportunity and a great weekend of fun for aspiring filmmakers and lovers of genre films. I enjoyed myself immensely when it made a stop at the Long Beach Comic Expo, and I know you will as well.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    David Morgan was three for four with two runs scored, and the Orange Coast College baseball team beat Palomar 11-2 in a nonconference home game Tuesday, giving new head coach Nate Jackson his first career win. Garret Barto had two hits including a home run ...
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  • Sports Illustrated
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida may have found a turning point in its up-and-down season. Kerry Blackshear Jr. and Keyontae Johnson scored 21 points apiece and the Gators overwhelmed Long Beach State 102-63 on Saturday in their final tuneup before Southeastern Conference play. Noah Locke chipped in 16 points and 10 rebounds for his first double ...
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  • Sports Illustrated
    Eventually, he said, the basketball gods would take notice. Whether it was the supernatural or simply good shooting, he was right. No. 14 Arizona rallied with a huge second half to easily beat Long Beach State 104-67 on Sunday night for their sixth straight win to start the season. “The basketball gods look out for you when you’re playing ...
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  • Sports Illustrated
    LOS ANGELES (AP) Long Beach State gave up 17 points in the first five minutes of the game and only two of those were scored by Onyeka Okongwu. The freshman saved his big impact for the second half, scoring 24 of his 28 points to lead Southern California over the Beach 87-76 on Sunday for the Trojans' third straight win. Okongwu was limited to ...
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  • Connecticut Post
    Cantlay is playing with Kelly Slater. Cantlay grew up in Long Beach and never really took to the waves, except for once. And that was enough. “I try everything once, twice if you like it. But I didn’t like it,” he said. “I wasn’t very good at it. And for me to keep doing things that I’m not very good at takes a lot of will power.”
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  • Los Angeles Times
    “That’s what we’ve done best this season and didn’t tonight.” Playoff pairings will be announced Sunday, and the eight-team Open Division is likely to include Sierra Canyon, Corona Centennial, Etiwanda, Temecula Rancho Christian, Long Beach St. Anthony, Mater Dei, St. John Bosco and Studio City Harvard-Westlake. But nothing is ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Here’s the story of this band: After spending years as the support act for country music star Dierks Bentley, struggling ’90s country music band Hot Country Knights finally hit it big and are hitting the road on their own headlining tour in clubs across the country this year. But that’s just a story. The band is actually made up of ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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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  • Los Angeles Times
    For the record: 2:21 PM, Feb. 05, 2020 A previous version of this story said the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have endured 15 months of declining imports. The decline has been in exports. Qualcomm’s exposure in 2003 was limited to $310 million in sales of chips and telecom products to China. That’s since ballooned to a whopping $11.6 ...
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  • Orange County Register
    DJ and producer Jauz talks Twitch collaborations and ‘Baby Shark’ before Shrine Expo Hall show Los Angeles Opera’s ‘Eurydice’ is a triumph with fresh twists Guns N’ Roses will be first rock band to play new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood Why the One Love Cali Reggae Fest has found a good home in Long Beach Festival Pass: Splash House ...
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  • KTLA
    A Long Beach man and his mother have been charged in connection with a high-speed police pursuit that ended with the man barricaded at his mother’s home in San Pedro, officials announced Tuesday. Anthony Leon Hernandez, who also goes by Jereme Cruz Hernandez, 34, faces one felony county of fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle ...
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  • KTLA
    A Long Beach man and his mother have been charged in connection with a high-speed police pursuit that ended with the man barricaded at his mother’s home in San Pedro, officials announced Tuesday. Anthony Leon Hernandez, aka Jereme Cruz Hernandez, 34, faces one felony county of fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle while driving ...
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