Pier 1 Imports Closing Long Beach Store Anonymous Wed, 01/22/2020 - 01:15
Up to 450 locations nationwide will be closing to "better align its business with the current operating environment," Pier 1 Imports said. LONG BEACH, CA — Pier 1 Imports is closing hundreds of stores,
Downward goat? Yogis find solace by the sea at Newport Beach festival Anonymous Wed, 01/22/2020 - 01:15
Will this electric fin propel surfing into the future — or wipe out? 11,000-gallon sewage spill closes Long Beach waters to swimmers According to event producer Justin Stearman, it is the only yoga festival of its kind that holds quarterly gatherings, and the only one that happens regularly on the coast. Attendees participated in traditional ...

Long Beach area boys athlete of the week: Takari Carr, Dominguez

Noteworthy: The sophomore shooting guard led the Dons to a nonleague win over Compton Centennial and San Gabriel Valley League victories over Downey and Paramount to move into a tie for second place with Warren in the league, one game behind Lynwood. The 5-foot-11 Carr, also a starting cornerback on Dominguez’s football team, scored 26 points ...
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Top Long Beach news: Man arrested in beating death of 2-year-old; volunteers to count homeless; more Anonymous Tue, 01/21/2020 - 22:15
Here's the most recent top news in Long Beach; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.
Long Beach Mayor To Attend U.S. Conference Of Mayors Anonymous Tue, 01/21/2020 - 22:15
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) LONG BEACH, CA — Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia is among more than 270 mayors of cities with populations of 30,000 or more set to attend the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump will speak to the mayors Friday at the White House on transforming America's communities.
Hiring for customer service representatives is on the rise in Long Beach Anonymous Tue, 01/21/2020 - 20:15
LIVE VIDEO: Rep. Adam Schiff addresses reporters ahead of Senate impeachment trial. Click to watch full coverage … Long Beach is seeing strong demand for customer service representatives' skills. Employers in the industry posted 72 new jobs over the past week, and 256 in the last month, ranking second among top job categories in the local ...

Morales: John Wooden would like style used by Long Beach Poly girls basketball

There seemed to be something very familiar happening as I watched Long Beach Poly’s girls basketball team harass Millikan into 16 first-half turnovers on Friday at Poly. It didn’t take long for the realization to hit. The Jackrabbits’ style of play reminded me of the way late coach John Wooden’s teams played at UCLA back in the day.
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Long Beach area girls athlete of the week: Jayden Newkirk, Los Alamitos

Noteworthy: The 5-foot-8 senior was the pivotal figure for the Griffins, No. 1 in the Press-Telegram Top 10 and No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division 1, as they dominated fourth-ranked Newport Harbor and rallied to stop Edison’s upset bid in a Surf League opener. Newkirk, an All-CIF center back who has signed with Colorado, led a strong ...
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Residents carry out numerous service projects throughout Long Beach in observance of MLK Day of Service

Long Beach residents joined the rest of the nation Monday, Jan. 20, to take a day off from their jobs and instead work to improve their community. Throughout the city, 19 service projects were carried out by hundreds of volunteers in celebration of national MLK Day of Service. The annual projects get carried out on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Volunteers set to hit Long Beach’s streets Thursday, Jan. 23, for annual homeless count

Hours before the sun peeks above the horizon on Thursday, Jan. 23, hundreds of volunteers will huddle in the Long Beach Multi-Service Center, on the west side, to prepare to hit the city’s streets, parks and beaches. Their mission? To count every person they can find who is homeless. The tally, formerly held every two years as required by the ...
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