Newsom vowed Wednesday to continue California's comprehensive efforts to reduce crime, focused in part on substantially increased funding for mental health care, drug treatment and after-school programs.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that aims to curb organized retail theft across the state on Wednesday, July 21, during a visit to Long Beach where he also met with local mayors and police chiefs. The signing of Assembly Bill 331,
The following is a curated roundup of weekend events in Long Beach published every Wednesday on the Hi-lo/Long Beach Post. Have an event to share? Email [email protected] with “Things to Do” in the subject line.
Two wildfires in the northern part of the state have charred a combined total of nearly 100,000 acres. So far, the pair of blazes have little to no containment. The fires follow warnings from climate experts who have said that high temperatures and dry conditions have created the perfect conditions for a wildfire to thrive.
Rides through Uber and Lyft that are already hard to secure these days — and sometimes eye-poppingly expensive — because many drivers stopped working in the pandemic may become even more difficult to reserve Wednesday,
U.S. beach volleyball player Taylor Crabb has tested positive for COVID-19 and will likely miss the Olympic Games, the Southern California News Group has learned. Crabb tested positive shortly after arriving in Japan over the weekend,
JSerra’s first CIF Southern Section baseball championship game is Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Cal State Fullerton, the CIF-SS office announced Wednesday. The Lions (27-6) will play Harvard-Westlake (28-5).
Long Beach Poly High’s girls basketball team on Sunday was seeded No. 1 in Division 1-A when the pairings for the SoCal Regionals were released. The Jackrabbits, the CIF-SS Division 1 champions, on Tuesday will host No.
Long Beach Poly is the No. 1 seed in the CIF-SS Division 1 girls basketball playoffs, but Esperanza — the Jackrabbits’ opponent in Thursday’s championship game — has been on an unlikely ride to the final.