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  • Reuters
    Brandon Childress scored 17 points and Olivier Sarr added 16 off the bench as Wake Forest handled Long Beach State 88-75 in a semifinal of the Wooden Legacy tournament on Friday in Anaheim, Calif. Wake Forest (5-2), which won its third staight game, will play either No.
  • WFMY News2
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Wake Forest advanced to the championship game of the 2019 Paycom Wooden Legacy with an 88-75 semifinal victory over Long Beach State on Saturday at the Anaheim Arena. The Demon Deacons (5-2) extended their win streak to three while the Beach fell to 3-5 on the year. Six Demon Deacons scored in double figures, led by Brandon ...
  • 247 Sports
    (Brian Westerholt/Sports On Film) (Photo: Brian Westerholt/Sports On Film ) Six Demon Deacons score in double figures as Wake Forest defeated Long Beach State 88-75 in a Wooden Legacy semifinal at ...
  • Orange County Register
    Santa Ana got about 2 inches. The Los Angeles foothills, such as Claremont, received up to 2.5 inches. Long Beach had the most rainfall out of the metropolitan area, with more than 2 inches. Toward the San Fernando Valley, cities received about 1-2 inches of rainfall. The cities of Riverside and San Bernardino each saw about 2 inches of rain.
  • 247 Sports
    Long Beach State rallied from a 17-point second half deficit and stunned Providence College, 66-65 on Thanksgiving Day afternoon. With the loss, PC drops to 4-3 on the young season. That the Friars lost again in this opening game of the Wooden Legacy in Anaheim was concerning enough. That they lost to such a mediocre team, and one that was ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The region has already been hit by two storms this week. Thursday’s rain set a record for the day at Long Beach Airport, which saw 2.17 inches of rain. Anaheim, Newport Beach and Riverside also set records for the day.
  • Orange County Register
    On Thursday, 2.17 inches of rain were reported at Long Beach Airport, 1.8 inches at the San Gabriel Dam, 1.6 inches in El Monte, 1.25 inches in Van Nuys, 1.14 inches at L.A. City College, 1.01 inch in Malibu, .99 of an inch in Bel Air, .87 in Santa Monica and .78 at LAX. The volume of rain in Long Beach was a record for a November 28.
  • Orange County Register
    Wake Forest will take on Long Beach State, which rallied to beat Providence, in a semifinal on Friday at 11 a.m., while Charleston will face Providence in the consolation bracket at approximately 1:30 p.m. Semifinal: Long Beach State vs. Wake Forest, 11 a.m. Consolation: Providence vs. Charleston, approx. 1:30 p.m. Consolation: Pepperdine vs.
  • Los Angeles Times
    “As if the 10 months of no train wasn’t inconvenient enough, it’s just been weeks of total ineptitude,” said Julian Milward, 37, an attorney who lives in Long Beach and commutes to downtown. “It’s really discouraging.” Before the ...
  • Washington Post
    Long Beach State (3-4) vs. Wake Forest (4-2) Wooden Legacy , Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California; Friday, 2 a.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Long Beach State and Wake Forest are set to square off in the Wooden Legacy. Wake Forest earned a 65-56 win over College of Charleston in its most recent game, while Long Beach State got a 66-65 win ...
  • Orange County Register
    ANAHEIM — Long Beach State was anxious to leave the Anaheim Convention Center on Thursday afternoon, with a Thanksgiving dinner waiting for the coaches and players. But the real feast came before dinner. Battered by Providence for much of the opening game in the eight-team Wooden Legacy Tournament, Long Beach erased a 17-point deficit in the ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    The talented John Humphrey is a two-way standout at receiver and defensive back. Carlos Ramirez has 20 sacks. Marina, which is led by running back Pharoah Rush, is making its first finals appearance under former Long Beach Poly assistant Jeff Turley. The pick: Muir. Division 14: Downey St. Pius X-St. Matthias (12-0) at South Torrance (9-4), 7 p ...
  • Reuters
    Michael Carter III hit three free throws with three seconds left as Long Beach State rallied from 17 down in the second half to beat Providence 66-65 in the first round of the Wooden Legacy on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif.
  • YAHOO!
    Looking for a new gastropub to check out? Look no further than this new arrival. Called Scholb Premium Ales, the newcomer is located at 2306 E. Fourth St. in Long Beach. Scholb Premium Ales is a family-owned brewery offering West Coast and Old World style beers, according to its website. The menu offers spicy fried chicken sandwich, burger ...
  • Providence Journal
    After getting let down by its defense in a loss to Penn back in Rhode Island, the team’s seniors combined to make several mistakes down the stretch as the Friars let a 17-point lead slip away and allowed Long Beach State to rally and pull off a stunning 66-65 upset. The Friars, now 4-3, will play Wake Forest or the College of Charleston on ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Farther south, the storm deluged Long Beach with more than 2 inches of rain, breaking the city’s previous record for the day set in 1970. Still, some found a way to enjoy the spectacle of a white Thanksgiving Day and feel gratitude for a break in the recent dry conditions that have fueled destructive wildfires throughout the state.
  • Orange County Register
    The countersuit, filed Nov. 15 in Riverside County Superior Court, accuses Long Beach-based Providence Industries of fraud, breach of contract and unfair business practices. The complaint contends Providence conducted a “systematic, years-long scheme to defraud [LuLaRoe] by intentionally under-delivering and overcharging LLR for products ...
  • Orange County Register
    LONG BEACH Dr. Luis Garcia glanced at his watch, sighed and tapped the mic. It was 10:20 a.m., 20 minutes past the scheduled start, and it was clear that this Saturday’s workshop — talking about the psychological risks of being an immigrant — would not be well attended. Garcia looked up from the podium, scanned the approximately 200-seat ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Communities have been promised clean trucks. The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together make up the largest single source of pollution in Southern California, have pledged to allow only zero-emission trucks at the port complex by 2035. Mayor Eric Garcetti and regional leaders set a goal that 40% of short-haul trucks and 60% of ...
  • OC Weekly
    Taking my friend’s advice, I asked women I know around Orange County and Long Beach if they’ve ever dealt with a stalker. Some said yes immediately; others said no, then a few minutes later came back to me and said my question had jogged an old memory. Very few said they’d never had a stalker. Here are 10 of their accounts, all given ...

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