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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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  • KTLA
    Police surrounded a home and arrested a man suspected of shooting two people in Long Beach on Wednesday evening, officials said. Officers were in the area of Sante Fe Avenue and West 19th Street ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Two people were in critical condition Wednesday evening after being shot in a Long Beach neighborhood, authorities said. According to preliminary information, officers on patrol near Santa Fe Avenue and West 19th Street heard gunshots, prompting them to canvass the area. They discovered a man and woman suffering from gunshot wounds to their ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    What’s changed over the years is the volunteer force — so large now that it is able to cover every street in the county except for the cities of Pasadena, Glendale and Long Beach, which conduct their own counts. Each year, more cities, quasi-governmental homeless coalitions, councils of government and church groups join the effort.
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  • KTLA
    An Inglewood man was charged Wednesday with murder in the fatal beating of a 2-year-old boy outside a liquor store in Long Beach last summer, prosecutors said. Charles Davis, 32, also faces an assault charge in the death of William Meeks III, who was found unconscious after being left alone with the defendant in a car parked outside Big John ...
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  • Orange County Register
    A decision by the CIF Southern Section for San Clemente to be removed from the playoffs and relinquish all of its victories would stand. Billoups, an offseason transfer from St. Anthony in Long Beach, and his mother Nichole received support outside the courtroom. Players soberly hugged before leaving. The support continued later that day.
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  • Orange County Register
    In July 2018, Long Beach State assistant men’s volleyball coach Scott Touzinsky, a 2008 Olympic gold medalist and former 49ers All-American, was suspended by USA Volleyball, the sport’s national governing body, for sexual misconduct involving an underage girl he met at a camp or clinic in Canada, according to U.S. Center for SafeSport and ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    It’s sort of like being in a closet but with a major benefit: It’s usually the cheapest cabin on any ship. Some people hate them. My friend Katrina Tschida of Long Beach booked an inside cabin on her first cruise, a trip with her husband to Alaska. “We decided to go at the last minute, and it was all that was left,” she said.
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  • Orange County Register
    She eventually went back to school, majoring in political science at Cal State Long Beach and considering law school. Instead, she found her niche in a full-time ministry, and then the CSUF position opened up., “Being an African American woman I know what it feels like to have your whole group judged based on a few bad decisions of a few ...
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  • ABC7
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- Evelyn Haesloop might be 99-years-old, but not much can stop her from getting in her three rounds of golf every week. "Not many people have that much energy to keep going," said Haesloop. "I think age is just a number." Haesloop was born in Long Beach and raised in Canada. She picked up golf when she and her husband ...
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