Long Beach dock worker helps the homeless

Shannon James has a full-time job as a dock worker at the Port of Long Beach. But she also spends a lot of time helping homeless people find housing, get off drugs, secure food, and more. In the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach, countless people are waiting to enter a nonprofit called Beacon for Him Ministries (BHM). Did you tick the donor ...
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Walmart Recall In Long Beach: More Than 6,400 Lbs Of Frozen Meat Anonymous Tue, 10/22/2019 - 00:45
George’s Prepared Foods is recalling some 6,444 pounds of meat over possible salmonella contamination. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) LONG BEACH, CA — Attention Walmart shoppers: More than 6,400 pounds of meat have been recalled for possible salmonella contamination. The Long Beach Walmart is part of a nationwide recall of some 6,444 pounds ...
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after crash in Long Beach causes car to split in half Anonymous Tue, 10/22/2019 - 00:45
One man was killed and another was hospitalized after the vehicle they were traveling in on Sunday morning, Oct. 20, struck a tree and split in half in Long Beach. Long Beach police were called about 3:35 a.m. to Ocean Boulevard at the 710 Freeway after the received reports of a crash. They said found several people who stopped to assist.
The Late, Great Buddy Blue Inspires Tune on John Surge’s Your Wonderful Life Anonymous Tue, 10/22/2019 - 00:45
The evidence: “Studio Apartment Blues” on Long Beach country-rocker John Surge’s new Twang City album Your Wonderful Life. Surge, whose storytelling on the new recording is rooted in Los Angeles’ Paisley Underground scene of the early 1980s, set against a sonic melange of that era’s cowpunk along with early rock ‘n’ roll and the ...

Meet the talking dead at these Long Beach cemeteries

Don’t be afraid or run away in fear when you see long dead Long Beach residents standing by their graves this Saturday at the Long Beach Municipal and Sunnyside cemeteries. Instead, listen to them, because they have some great stories to tell. The 24th Historical Cemetery Tour returns to Long Beach on Saturday, Oct. 26 as it brings some of ...
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These premature babies at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach arrived just in time to celebrate Halloween

Babies born prematurely may be small — but they are huge on the cuteness scale. The tiny patients in the neonatal intensive care unit at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach spent Friday, Oct. 18, getting ready for Halloween. Because they are so small, the costumes that fit best are from doll clothing labels, such as Build-A-Bear.
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New Whole Foods Market To Open In Long Beach On 2nd & PCH Anonymous Mon, 10/21/2019 - 21:45
The new 45,000 sq. ft. Whole Foods Market opens in Long Beach at 9 a.m. Wednesday. (Liz Markhlevskaya/Patch) LONG BEACH, CA — The new 45,000 sq. ft. Whole Foods Market opens in Long Beach at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the 2nd & PCH Shopping Center. The store, at 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway, is a relocation of the previous Long Beach store at 6550 ...
High school football: Week 9 schedule Anonymous Mon, 10/21/2019 - 21:45
Workman at La Puente, 7 p.m. Compton at Lakewood, 7 p.m. Long Beach Jordan vs. Long Beach Poly at Veterans Stadium (Long Beach), 7 p.m. Millikan at Long Beach Cabrillo, 7 p.m. MOUNTAIN PASS LEAGUE Beaumont at West Valley, 7 p.m. Hemet at Tahquitz, 7 p.m. San Jacinto at Citrus Hill, 7 p.m. MOUNTAIN VALLEY LEAGUE Indian Springs at San Bernardino ...
Surfboard Builders Hall of Fame inducts 7 new members Anonymous Mon, 10/21/2019 - 21:45
Mark Martinson, also no stranger to the area, was born in Long Beach and clinched the U.S. Championships in Huntington Beach in 1965. In the ’90s, he joined Robert August Surfboards in Huntington Beach to make a line of longboards. Nev Hyman, an Australian surfboard maker, was honored for his innovations, which include a spot in the Guinness ...