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  • Orange County Register
    Valentine’s Day is a holiday designed to show off your love for a significant other with flowers and gifts. But the downside of Valentine’s Day and any other holiday is the trash, especially when extra waste like Mylar balloons are tossed into the mix. When released into the air, those balloons have to eventually come back down — and ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Free. Murder in the O.C. Joe Ide is back with a new adventure for Isaiah Quintabe, his intrepid private investigator also known as IQ. In his latest mystery, “Hi Five,” IQ moves beyond his East Long Beach turf and plunges into a Newport Beach murder case, where the primary suspect, Cristiana, is the daughter of a West Coast arms dealer.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    8:45 p.m. $8. bigneon.com Oh What a Night! A Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Musical revue salutes the 1960s pop group. Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atherton St. Long Beach. Sun., 2 p.m. $40. (562) 985-7000. carpenterarts.org The Snowy Day and Other Stories Family-friendly show based on Ezra Jack Keats’ children ...
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  • Newsday
    A worker was seriously hurt Friday morning when he fell into a pit surrounding an abutment for the Long Beach Bridge, officials said. Initial reports said the worker had fallen into the frigid waters of Wreck Lead Channel, which runs between Long Beach and Island Park. But, officials said, the worker was fortunate, instead landing in the well ...
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  • Hoodline on MSN.com
    Here's the most recent top news in Long Beach; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.
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  • The Maui News
    Down 23 points in the third quarter, the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team rallied before falling short against Long Beach State 62-55 on Thursday in Long Beach, Calif. The Rainbow Wahine (8-10, 2-3 Big West Conference) were just 4 of 17 (24 percent) from the field in the first half in falling behind 35-15. They trailed 52-29 with ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    In “Hi Five,” the fourth book in a series set in East Long Beach, the forces of darkness seem to be winning. One minute, IQ is working pro bono cases to rescue a dognapped Pomeranian from a cowardly gang reject and retrieve his current girlfriend’s priceless 19 th century violin stolen by a member of the community’s gangs. Then he’s ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    His dishes click. — B.A. Dinner at Le Comptoir begins with a short preamble from chef Gary Menes, who stands behind the 10-seat chef’s counter inside the Hotel Normandie and explains the structure of the menu, the provenance of the ingredients (most of the vegetables are grown at his organic garden in Long Beach) and the virtues of the ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Sophia Locandro chipped in 11 points and nine rebounds. UC Irvine hosts Long Beach State on Saturday at 2 p.m. Vanguard 61, The Master’s 60: Vanessa Murphy had 17 points, seven rebounds and three assists to lead the Lions to an upset over the top-ranked ...
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  • Orange County Register
    The precipitation totals since Oct. 1 are now pretty close to average, give or take. (Long Beach is faring among the best, with about 30% more than normal.) But they won’t stay there for long without some stronger storms. And the Forest Service meteorologists who help fire departments prepare for what’s to come don’t see a good chance of ...
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  • Maritime Executive
    The Port of Long Beach announced Wednesday that it moved 7.6 million TEU over the span of 2019, its second-busiest year on record and a six-percent decline from the fast pace it set the year before. In line with expectations about the impact of the U.S.-China trade war, imports fell by eight percent to reach 3.8 million TEU. Exports fell three ...
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  • Press-Telegram
    Surind Phon, 34, was convicted of second degree murder in November for killing 31-year-old Glen Chico of Long Beach in a car-to-car shooting before Chico’s car was spotted by a passerby off the freeway and on ivy near the Anaheim Street off-ramp about 12:40 a.m. Feb. 23, 2018, authorities said. A jury also convicted Phon of shooting into an ...
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  • KTLA
    A man with an "ongoing personal dispute" with a man and woman shot them outside his house Wednesday evening, killing the woman, the Long Beach Police Department said. Jesus Romero, 46, saw the two in front of his house in the 1600 block of West 19th Street and walked outside to confront them before opening fire about 6:30 p.m., police said.
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  • CBS Boston / WBZ
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – A suspicious device which forced the evacuation of a park in Long Beach for several Thursday morning has been deemed harmless. At around 7:40 a.m., Long Beach police responded to a call about a possible bomb at Willow Springs Park in the 2700 block of Orange Avenue. They arrived to find a suspicious device, which prompted ...
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  • Orange County Register
    Because of that, the public feels like we are performing for them, exclusively for them,” she said. Long Beach: 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atherton St. $40. 562-985-7000, carpenterarts.org. Malibu: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts 24255 Pacific Coast Highway. $22-$45. arts.pepperdine.edu.
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  • CBS Boston / WBZ
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A woman has died after a double shooting that led to a standoff in Long Beach, authorities said Thursday. Long Beach police say officers in the area of Santa Fe Avenue and West 19th Street heard shots at about 6:30 p.m., and after a search, found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds in the 1600 block of West 19th Street.
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  • Orange County Register
    Cisneros, D-Yorba Linda; Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach; Katie Porter, D-Irvine; and Harley Rouda, D-Laguna Beach, welcomed the second shift of volunteers and joined them on the packing assembly line. Annually, the OC Food Bank distributes more than 20 million pounds of food via its 58,000 sq. ft. warehouse according to it’s website.
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  • YAHOO!
    Two people were in custody after a shooting that left one person dead and another critically wounded in Long Beach, police say.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach. 8 p.m. Saturday. $55. (562) 985-7000. carpenterarts.org A political dissident suffers a long, dark night of the soul as he awaits his imminent arrest in “Largo Desolato.” Czech writer turned politician turned President Václav Havel penned this semiautobiographical Cold War ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Senior guard Evan Leonard scored 14 points for the UC Irvine men’s basketball team in Wednesday night’s 63-56 Big West Conference loss at Long Beach State. Tommy Rutherford and John Edgar Jr. each scored 10 points for the Anteaters (11-9, 3-1 in conference), who fell into a first-place tie with Hawaii for the conference lead. Colin Slater ...
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