• Los Angeles Times
    That is on us. Until then, there will be no solution. The money involved and where it will come from is really a secondary issue. The writer is a lecturer in the political science department at Cal State Long Beach and the author of the book, “California Politics: The Fault Lines of Power, Wealth and Diversity.” To the editor: It’s good ...
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  • Los Angeles Times on MSN.com
    Myriam Gurba, the novelist and Long Beach high school teacher who sparked a row in U.S. publishing over the bestselling novel “American Dirt,” has been placed on administrative leave and was escorted from her school on Friday. Gurba broke word of her removal from Long Beach Polytechnic High School via Twitter, a platform she’s used to ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Bryce Thompson produced 31 assists with five digs for Vanguard (8-4). Cody Watts had eight kills. UC Irvine 12, Long Beach State 9: Tara Prentice had three goals and three assists for the host Anteaters on Friday in a Barbara Kalbus Invitational match. Megan Falcon and Toni Shackelford had two goals for UCI (10-4). Morgan Jones made 11 saves to ...
  • If Long Beach voters OK an increase to the bed tax during the March 3 election, the City Council will prioritize sending the extra money to community arts programs and the Convention Center — though that’s not a guarantee. The council this week passed a resolution outlining what it’d prefer to spend the tax money on — if Measure B ...
  • Press-Telegram
    Long Beach swimming areas were ordered closed after 15,870 gallons of sewage spilled Friday into the Los Angeles River, which dumps into the ocean in Long Beach. The Long Beach Health Department is monitoring the water quality around the coast, but Dr. Anissa Davis, of Long Beach City Health, ordered all swimming areas west of Granada Beach to ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Aoki was 6-1 with a 1.16 ERA last year, earning Surf League Pitcher of the Year honors. Other capable arms include Long Beach State commit Tyler Conant, Cal State San Marcos commit Thomas Babineau and lefty San Diego State commit Shane Stafford. Two key returners in the lineup for the Oilers are senior UCLA-bound center fielder Jake Vogel and ...
  • NBC Los Angeles
    A 22-year-old man armed with a shotgun was killed by police in Long Beach and an investigation was underway Friday morning to try to determine if he was killed by an officer's bullet or if he died from injuries he suffered when a police vehicle struck him. Police responded to a call that the suspect had opened fire in front of a restaurant in ...
  • The winner of the race to represent District 2 on Long Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education won’t have it easy. That person, after all, will have to replace four-term board member Felton Williams. Williams, who focused on minority achievement, is leaving on his own terms — saying the district is in good shape and it’s time ...
  • Press-Telegram
    The ongoing closure of factories in China due to the coronavirus continues bringing higher-than-normal cancellations of ships from that country to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, officials said Friday, Feb. 22 — capping off a trio of events that ...
  • An ambitious new rock opera is set to premiere Sunday, Feb. 23, at Long Beach’s Gaslamp Restaurant. “Silver Bullet: a Rock Opera,” written by high school friends Stan DeWitt and Derek O’Brien, tells the story of an Iraq War veteran’s trials and tribulations upon returning home. DeWitt and O’Brien jammed together in a Led Zeppelin ...
  • Patch
    One of your neighbors posted in Schools. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.)
  • Los Angeles Times
    A man suspected of shooting two people in Long Beach died after officers fired at him and struck him with a police car Thursday night, authorities said. Officers responded to the area of Market Street and Atlantic Avenue about 9:20 p.m. following reports of a shooting, according to the Long Beach Police Department. On arriving, an officer ...
  • LAist
    After reportedly opening fire outside a Popeye’s in Long Beach, a 22-year-old man is dead after being shot by an officer and then struck by a police car. A man and woman were injured by the gunfire prior to police arriving on the scene. Both were transported to a local hospital, where the man is in critical condition and the woman is in ...
  • Rotary Club of Long Beach members were highly visible in February. The LB Rotary Scholarship Foundation presented a $350,000 check for City College and CSULB student scholarships Feb. 1 at Long Beach State’s men’s volleyball game, at the Walter Pyramid. On Feb. 8, more than two dozen members attended the Rick Racker Woman of the Year ...
  • Patch
    Patch loves photos! Share your photos with Patch and your work could be featured. (Louis Barragán) LONG BEACH, CA — This adorable photo of boxer Jazzy was sent to Patch by Louis Barragán. It was taken at Rosie's Dog Beach at sunset.
  • It’s an open race to represent District 4 on Long Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education. Jon Meyer, who has represented the District 4 for 16 years, will retire after this term — so there aren’t any incumbents running. But whoever ...
  • Orange County Register
    Alan Lowenthal. The challengers to Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, include three Republicans and two fellow Democrats. The top two finishers in March, regardless of party, will advance to the November general election to see who will represent CA-47 for the next two years. The district is centered in Long Beach but includes portions of the ...
  • MSN
    A suspect with a shotgun is dead after shooting and wounding two people and then exchanging gunfire with officers in Long Beach, police said. One officer exchanged gunfire with the suspect and another struck him with a police cruiser after he fired at least two shots at the vehicle,
  • Patch
    The cold storm will bring rain and dramatically cooler temperatures to Southern California — but only for a short period of time.