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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Killing Long Beach Student
Giovanny Montelongo was convicted in June of stabbing Keshawn Brooks while trying to snatch his backpack on March 12, 2015, across the street from Stephens Middle School in the 2800 block of Santa Fe Avenue in Long Beach. The teen was walking home from high school when he was targeted, authorities s
Video shows brush fire burning alongside the 710 Freeway near the 405 • Long Beach Post
Firefighters were battling a blaze burning on both sides of the 710 Freeway Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.Video provided to the Long Beach Post showed flames just feet from a guardrail.Two fire engines were dispatched shortly after 2:10 p.m. to the scene of the dual fires on the easte
Crime Log: Woman gets two years and eight months for being accessory to murder
Julie Kibuishi’s mother, June Kibuishi, said, “I will never get to see her fulfill her dreams in fashion, be a bride or a mom… All of these dreams for a mom having a daughter were taken away not just from me but from our family and all of her friends.”
'Its OK 2 B white' graffiti may be racist, but police say they can’t treat it as a hate crime • Long Beach Post
“This is the new stealth white nationalism,” said Professor Brian Levin, who runs the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino.
Man pleads guilty to gunning down 2 men in downtown Huntington Beach in 1994, after prosecutor reduces murder charges to manslaughter
Lamberto Ricci Castillo,who was previously facing life in prison without the possibility of parole, was sentenced Friday to 19 years and four months behind bars, angering the victims’ family members who believed he should serve far more time for the 1994 shooting deaths of Chen “Cosmo” Maui Blanchar
Long Beach Airport wants to change operations to be more ‘fair,’ but JetBlue doesn’t see it that way
City Council will vote on an item at the airport’s request on Tuesday, Nov. 20, that would require airlines to have enough flights that their slots would have an 85 percent utilization rate in any calendar year, along with smaller monthly and quarterly obligations. The current rule states that airli
12-year veteran Gardena police officer dies following collision in Harbor City
A photo of Gardena Police Officer Toshio Hirai, 34, who died following a traffic collision in Harbor City on Thursday, November 15. (Photo courtesy of the Gardena Police Department)
Long Beach Unified students will have first two years of free tuition at Long Beach City College starting fall 2019
High school students from the Long Beach Unified School District who attend Long Beach City College full-time immediately after graduation will be eligible for two years of free tuition starting fall 2019, it was announced Thursday, Nov. 15.
Police identify body found on freeway ramp in Boyle Heights - Boyle Heights Beat
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office identified the victim as Juan Romero Gordillo, 58, according to MyNewsLA.
Vision revealed for Long Beach casino. Mayor says city is ‘stagnant’ and needs the tax revenue.
“It gives us the opportunity to review the casino proposal,” he said, “and make sure we are following the regulations to a T.”
Three Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in Compton Shooting That Wounded Child - Los Angeles Sentinel
The jury also found true allegations of use of a firearm and that the shooting was committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, and in association with a criminal street gang.
Trees to stay, traffic to slow on Long Beach’s Marina Drive
Craig Beck, director of the Public Works Department said in July some trees would have to be removed in order to make way for sidewalks, bike lanes and other street changes. But after a meeting with Christensen and Anne Cantrell (another longtime activist), he said he reconsidered the street plan.
Authorities Pursue Stolen Vehicle in Orange County Area
Authorities are in pursuit of a stolen vehicle in the Orange County area Friday morning. The pursuit apparently began in the Long Beach area, before the driver of the truck ended up in Buena Park, when the California Highway Patrol took over the chase. At one point the driver was driving on the wron
This man who died in Long Beach honored for donating five organs, will have face featured on Rose Parade float
Cruz, then 23, was shot at his job in Long Beach and, shortly after, doctors declared him brain dead.
Where to find the best homemade beer in Long Beach
Unless you know these brewers personally and they like you enough to invite you over for a visit, there’s only one other way to taste their beers, and that’s at the third annualLong Beach Homebrew Festival.
New family-owned coffee shop and art gallery a different taste for Lakewood Village • Long Beach Post
On a quiet diagonal connecting the corner of E. Carson Street and Lakewood Boulevard a new coffee shop stands out next to a nail salon and a vintage boutique. A “going out of business” sign is on the sidewalk in front of the gift shop, and gone are the trees that once lined the street, likely remove
Festival Of Flight Takes Off This Weekend At Long Beach Airport
There's a special celebration happening this weekend at the Long Beach Airport.It's the annual Festival of Flight, but the celebration will be kicking off something bigger — the airport's 95th anniversary."This is such an exciting weekend because we have so much planned to celebrate 95 years," Cass
Old North Long Beach library may be turned into affordable housing—but first it will again house a winter shelter • Long Beach Post
The city this week bought its own property: a vacant building in North Long Beach that once served as a longtime neighborhood library, and last winter, housed the homeless as an emergency shelter.
Police release sketch of man suspected of exposing himself to 13-year-old girl as she walked home from school in Lakewood Village
The man was driving an older model, two-door white sedan with black rims when he approached the victim at 4:16 p.m. Oct. 30 near Charlemagne Avenue and Village Road, police said.
Long Beach Holidays Kick Off At The Pike Outlets
The annual Holiday Kickoff at The Pike Outlets is happening from 6 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 16, at 95 S. Pine Ave.