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  • Orange County Register
    One of Long Beach’s hottest musical venues will turn 20 years old this month and it’s celebrating the milestone birthday with a weekend of music that includes rocking mariachis and a punk legend. Alex’s Bar will mark two decades in the concert business with a Jan. 24 concert that includes San Pedro’s own punk legend Mike Watt and The ...
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  • Orange County Register
    A local ska act has also been added from each city on the tour and in Anaheim that will be the Huntington Beach/Long Beach band Hooray for Our Side. Cameron Hallenbeck, co-founder of Pocket Entertainment and guitarist of Orange County ska band Half Past Two, said Ska Parade has been a huge supporter of his band and that the program was a ...
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  • Orange County Register
    “If you don’t tell these kids every single day that you’re going to go to college, it may not be a reality.” The concept’s roots date back to The Long Beach College Promise, initiated in 2008, which gave students one year of tuition-free education at Long Beach City College and guaranteed admission to Cal State Long Beach to those who ...
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  • Orange County Register
    It’s no secret that the Queen Mary has seen better days — but Long Beach, along with the ship’s operator, has a plan to resurrect its former glory. Urban Commons, the firm tasked with managing one of the city’s most-prized assets, has agreed to release a 30-year plan to preserve and improve the historic vessel within the next 90 days ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Experts call it rare and concerning” in the Los Angeles Times] Why the incident hit a nerve in this community With the area’s proximity to heavy industry and the 710 corridor (where goods move from the ports of L.A. and Long Beach to freight rail yards), the communities of southeast L.A. County have long battled environmental injustices.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    At Bebot Filipino Soul Food in Long Beach, chef AC Boral’s brunch menu includes Scotch eggs swaddled in longanisa sausage; bright purple ube-mochi waffles brushed with butter and coconut jam; and a halo-halo-inspired breakfast parfait made from Greek yogurt layered with gemstones of varicolored jellies, jams and fruit-flavored flan.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    At Bebot Filipino Soul Food in Long Beach, chef AC Boral’s brunch menu includes Scotch eggs swaddled in longanisa sausage; bright purple ube-mochi waffles brushed with butter and coconut jam; and a halo-halo-inspired breakfast parfait made from Greek yogurt layered with gemstones of varicolored jellies, jams and fruit-flavored flan.
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  • Los Angeles Daily News
    Rush fans devastated by the recent loss of drummer Neil Peart will be able to find a little comfort in Long Beach as they get together with other fans of the Canadian trio for a night of music and tons of drum solos.
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  • Santa Rosa Press Democrat
    LONG BEACH — A Southern California hotel cook who threatened to shoot up his workplace and kept an arsenal at his home has pleaded no contest to making criminal threats. Thirty-seven-year-old Rodolfo Montoya entered pleas Monday to two felony counts and could face up to three years and eight months in prison. Police said Montoya,who worked at ...
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  • Orange County Register
    In the more than 50 years that Long Beach has owned the historic Queen Mary, the city and the operators it has tasked with managing the ship have always sought to earn a profit from it. No more. Mayor Robert Garcia announced in his Tuesday, Jan. 14, State of the City address that he has “been convinced this strategy alone will not work.”
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  • Los Angeles Times
    The games at Costa Mesa include Western vs. Temecula Linfield Christian (11 a.m.), San Juan Hills vs. Santa Fe Springs St. Paul (12:30 p.m.), El Toro vs. Long Beach Millikan (2 p.m.), El Cajon Valhalla vs. Long Beach Jordan (3:30 p.m.) and Irvine vs. Laguna Hills (5 p.m.). At CdM, Brethren Christian plays Pomona Ganesha at 11 a.m. Laguna Beach ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    L.A. City Fire treated 16 patients at Jordan High School in Long Beach and 93rd Street Elementary in Green Meadows. LAFD spokesperson Nicholas Prange said two classes were outside Park Avenue Elementary when the liquid rained down shortly before noon. Students and staff were instructed to go indoors and remain there for the time being.
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  • Orange County Register
    Long Beach State traveled to CSUN for its Big West Conference men’s basketball opener last Wednesday and was defeated 95-77 by the Matadors, the highest-scoring team in the conference. Three days later, LBSU allowed 43 fewer points during a 55-52 upset victory at UC Santa Barbara, the Big West’s third-highest scoring team. How the heck does ...
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  • Hoodline on MSN.com
    A new spot to score coffee, tea and more has opened for business in the neighborhood. Read on for more details.
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  • Orange County Register
    “We’re limited only by our imaginations,” said Jerry Schubel, president of Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific. The aquarium is hosting a conference that started Sunday, Jan. 12 and continues through Tuesday, Jan. 14 to explore those possibilities along with the logistics, science and potential conflicts of what’s ahead. Unresolved ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    A former Long Beach Marriott hotel cook who threatened to carry out a mass shooting pleaded no contest Monday to two felony counts of criminal threats and could face nearly four years in prison, authorities said. Long Beach police thwarted a potential mass shooting in August when they arrested Rodolfo Montoya, 37, at his Huntington Beach home ...
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  • Los Angeles Times
    Beyond its general joint employer law, California has adopted alternative approaches to enforcement. A 2018 law, aimed at the 13,000 truck drivers who service the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, holds retailers such as Target, Home Depot and Amazon jointly liable for wages that subcontracted trucking companies fail to pay. Another 2018 law ...
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  • Orange County Register
    The station has been playing an alternative music format since 2007. Lemos Named Interim GM Chuy From LaPuente (aka Danny Lemos) was named interim General Manager of Long-Beach low-power station KLBP (99.1 FM). He will oversee the launch of new studios expected to open in February, and a transition to live broadcasting from the recorded ...
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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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  • KTLA
    Two children were hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Long Beach on Tuesday, according to the Long Beach Police Department. At around 6:55 a.m. officers were dispatched to E. 15th Street and Martin Luther King Junior Avenue for a traffic accident with an injury, police said.
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