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SWAT in hours-long standoff in Rose Park area looking for man who shot woman • Long Beach Post

A woman was shot late Monday night in the Rose Park area, and police later called in SWAT and set up a perimeter around a home nearby in an unsuccessful search for the shooter, authorities said.

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 16:17:32

This new Long Beach dad doesn't want you to be broke like he was in college • Long Beach Post

Last week, Jamaal Williams (@hey_its_maal) brought@longbeachpostfollowers a look into his family’s life in downtown Long Beach, from jogs on the beach path to chasing sunsets and hunting down murals—and having moved here from San Francisco about a year ago—there seems to be no shortage of picturesqu

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 20:02:15

Former USC, Long Beach Poly star Jack Jones changes plea to guilty in felony burglary case

According to an online docket, other charges are to be dismissed during the sentencing. Jones had also been charged with felony conspiracy to commit a crime and misdemeanor possession of burglar’s tools stemming from his arrest on June 8, when police said Jones, along with Douglas Curry and Lohia Ma

OCREGISTER - 2018-08-14 16:49:47

Male victim flees scene of Long Beach shooting, dies shortly after | Orange County Breeze

On August 12, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block Cedar Ave. regarding a possible shooting, that resulted in the death of a male adult.

OC-BREEZE.COM - 2018-08-14 19:20:50

As a black man, this is what I have to do in order to walk in my own neighborhood • Long Beach Post

People Post is a space for opinion pieces, letters to the editor and guest submissions from members of the Long Beach community. The following is an op-ed submitted by Jon McDuffie, a former Long Beach resident who now lives in Los Angeles.A version of the piece wasoriginally publishedon Jon McDuffi

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 21:40:13

Gunman Sought After Man Fatally Shot in Long Beach

When they arrived, officers gathered information indicating that the victim and suspect were involved in an altercation, and they located evidence that a shooting had occurred, officials said. Both people fled the scene before police arrived.

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-13 20:36:48

Family of slain Long Beach fire captain to receive $31K today, thanks to fundraiser • Long Beach Post

The nonprofit organization “Police and Fire: The Fallen Heroes,” along with California Pizza Kitchen, will present a check of more than $31,000 Tuesday to benefit the family of a Long Beach fire captain whowas shot to deathat the scene of an explosion at a senior housing complex.

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 15:20:29

Jailer attacked at Lakewood sheriff's station is released from hospital • Long Beach Post

A custody assistant whowas attackedby a man being fingerprinted at the sheriff’s Lakewood Station, leading deputies to shoot and wound the suspect, has been released from the hospital and is home recovering from her injuries, authorities said today.

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 00:13:13

Renderings revealed for Long Beach affordable complex dubbed Las Ventanas • Long Beach Post

The Las Ventanas development, formerly known as the Pacific Apartments, has released renderings for the project set to house 102 affordable apartment units at Long Beach Boulevard near Pacific Coast Highway.

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 16:19:26

Blue Line’s 8-month closure will come with a new express shuttle from Long Beach to Downtown LA

A planned eight-month closure of the Metro Blue Line will have a huge impact on Long Beach, but it’s coming with one significant upside: an express, nonstop shuttle from the city’s downtown to Downtown Los Angeles.Mayor Robert Garcia highlighted the new pilot, which will launch in conjunction with t

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-08-14 18:59:10

Man found shot to death in Long Beach yard identified

Gerardo Antonio Gonzalez, 39, whose city of residence was unknown, was pronounced dead about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Cedar Avenue, authorities said. He had been in an altercation with a male suspect who fled, police said.

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-08-14 11:00:14

Man killed in shooting near Downtown Long Beach • Long Beach Post

Officers didn’t find the victim at first, but after looking around found a man dead inside a yard from a gunshot wound in his upper body, Lopez said. His name was not released pending family notification.

LBPOST - 2018-08-13 15:13:28

East Long Beach is once again confronting the enemy that is change

TheOlson Companydidn’t ask for my opinion, but when has that ever stopped me? I freely and happily offer my take on just about everything I stumble over, including the matter of who installed flooring in our vacation kitchen that’s slicker than a barroom shuffleboard. My opinion is they shouldn’t ha

LBPOST - 2018-08-13 21:27:36

If you hear gunfire at Cal State Long Beach on Wednesday, it's just a drill • Long Beach Post

Police may be in the area engaged with their weapons, and people nearby may hear simulated gunfire that will sound similar to a loud cap gun, police said.

LBPOST - 2018-08-15 00:20:01

These 7 Long Beach properties could soon become historic landmarks

It is associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of city history.It is associated with the lives of persons significant to the city’s past.It embodies distinctive characteristics of a type, period or method of construction, or it represents the work of a m

LBPOST - 2018-08-13 21:59:23

11-acre retail development 2nd & PCH in Long Beach announces first set of tenants

CenterCal Properties will have around 60 tenants when complete but for now has confirmed, outside its anchor Whole Foods store, seven new tenants, including two restaurants, two women’s clothing stores, two salon/spa spaces, and a fitness studio.

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 18:30:03

Garden Grove voters will decide on council members for three districts and a mayor

Garden Grove has four elected positions open – for mayor and for council members representing Districts 1, 3 and 4.The filing deadline for District 1 has been extended to Aug. 15, allowing time for additional candidates to enter after incumbent Kris Beard decided not to seek reelection. All other ca

OCREGISTER - 2018-08-14 15:19:19

Long Beach shooting leaves 1 dead

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) --A man died following a shooting in Long Beach on Sunday night,Police responded to Cedar Avenue near West 6th Street at around 8:30 p.m., where they found the victim in a nearby yard.The man succumbed to his wounds at the scene.Police haven't released any information regar


Can I buy recreational marijuana in Long Beach now? (Not yet, but soon) • Long Beach Post

Currently, there are nine medical cannabis dispensaries operating across the city. A total of 32 medical dispensaries have been issued licenses (the maximum amount allowed), but not all are operating, Kolluri said.

LBPOST - 2018-08-13 22:40:28

Teens steal $8,000 worth of merchandise from T Mobile store in SoCal

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. - Police are asking for help after they say a group of teenagers stole $8,000 worth of cell phones and Apple watches from a store in southern California.

KION546.COM - 2018-08-14 18:50:48