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Long Beach Police Seek Man Suspected in Hit-and-Run That Left Skateboarder Critical

Long Beach police are searching for the owner of a Chevy Tahoe who they say ran over a skateboarder in a crosswalk and left the man critically injured. With the injured man still in the hospital, Long Beach police detectives publicly identified the possible suspect and asked for the public's help in

KTLA.COM - 2017-09-21 21:11:02

Work Starts For MHA Integrated Wellness Center In Long Beach

Mental Health America President and CEO Dave Pilon stands in the upper floor at 1955 Long Beach Blvd., where MHA will build a major health and wellness center. After a decade of often acrimonious debate, money issues, political maneuvering and more, Mental Health America will break ground Friday on

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Police Investigating Deadly Car Crash at Long Beach Marina

A Los Angeles man was killed Wednesday afternoon when a 17-year-old motorist collided with his vehicle in the city's Marina area, authorities said. The incident happened at 3:53PM at Studebaker Road and Pacific Coast Highway. The teen driver was traveling south on PCH in the No. 1 lane in his 2006 M

LBPOST - 2017-09-22 19:02:00

Suspect Sought in Long Beach Hit-and-Run That Left Skateboarder Critically Injured

Victor Garcia, or Gracia, is being sought after the Aug. 30 collision. Long Beach Police Department Long Beach police Thursday released a photo of a man sought for an Aug. 30 hit-and-run crash that critically injured a 23-year-old skateboarder who remains hospitalized in critical condition. The susp

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-09-21 22:29:31

ON THE WATER: Long Beach Sailors In New York

The Seawanhaka Cup is the oldest yachting trophy originating in America that is still in active competition. In 1895, the Seawanhaka Cup trophy was first offered for the purpose of promoting small yacht racing and developing the Corinthian spirit among yachtsmen. This year's Seawanhaka Cup was a thr

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

Recall bid against Long Beach's Pearce shows obstacles women face: Guest commentary

There is no mistaking that Long Beach is witnessing discrimination against women in the relentless and unwarranted demand of a few to mount a recall campaign against City Council Member Jeannine Pearce. A handful of people with deep pockets are unhappy with the democratic system that elected Pearce

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

50 feet above, weakened worker rescued from Long Beach radio tower

A 24-year-old man became too weak to lower himself from a radio tower in Long Beach Thursday and had to be brought to safety by fire department urban search and rescue experts. The contractor was about 50 feet up the tower at the Long Beach Emergency Communications and Operations Center in the 3400

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2017-09-22 03:30:40

Long Beach police ask for opinions about the department in online survey

Police are asking Long Beach residents to take an anonymous online survey to let them know how the department is doing. Long Beach police are in the middle of an analysis of their services. The International Association of Chiefs of Police is conducting the assessment at the department's request. Re

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Multi-Sensory Experimental Festival PUMPs Up Long Beach's Arts Cred

PUMP, standing for Public Urban Multi-Sensory Presentations, will feature works by over 50 emerging and mid-career artists from throughout Southern California in Long Beach starting Saturday, October 7 through October 21. Works will be exhibited in a range of non-traditional spaces, from storefront

LBPOST - 2017-09-21 23:29:00

Long Beach-Based Virgin Orbit Selected for "SpaceBelt" Initial Constellation Deployment

A fully assembled LauncherOne rocket on the floor of Virgin Orbit's Long Beach manufacturing facility. This rocket will be used as part of the company's ground testing campaign in advance of the LauncherOne's first flight to orbit. Photos courtesy of Virgin Orbit. Long Beach-based commercial space c

LBPOST - 2017-09-21 22:15:00

Long Beach Receives National Research Award to Study Economic Impact of Immigrant Population

Graphic of the more than 50 communities who "make the economic case for welcoming all residents," courtesy of New American Economy. Long Beach has received a research award to study the local impact of its immigrant and refugee population, city officials announced Wednesday. The award is part of th

LBPOST - 2017-09-21 19:33:00

Police Search For Hit & Run Suspect In Long Beach

LONG BEACH, CA - The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating the suspect wanted in connection with a hit and run collision, which left the victim in critical condition, according to a LBPD press release. On August 30, at approximately 1:40 p.m., officers were dispatc

PATCH - 2017-09-21 18:57:52

Orientation Saturday For Miss Long Beach Pageant

Miss Southern California Cities and Miss Long Beach hopefuls are encouraged to attend a pageant orientation at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Bay Shore Church, 5100 E. The Toledo. Pageant committee members will be in attendance alongside organizer Justing Rudd. Contestants will have the opportu

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-21 17:30:00

Helicopter Rolls At Long Beach Airport, Minor Injuries Reported

A helicopter with a flight instructor and a student pilot aboard landed hard and rolled over today at Long Beach Airport, causing minor injuries to one of the occupants, authorities said. The Robinson R-22 went down about 1:10 p.m. on Pad 3 in the northeast part of the facility, airport spokeswoman

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-21 17:12:00

New Wellness Center to Offer Mental Health Rehabilitation Services for Community

Photos by Michael Garcia. Mayor Robert Garcia, mental health advocate Metta World Peace and members of Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHA) celebrated the start of construction of the the new Integrated Wellness Center during a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning. The former warehouse will

LBPOST - 2017-09-22 21:53:00

Emerson Discovers the Magic of Miller Children's

When Orange County resident Shannon gave birth to her daughter, Emerson, nothing could ruin the magic of having her first child. At 35-years-old, her pregnancy was considered high-risk, so Shannon took every measure to ensure she would deliver a healthy baby. "I was walking miles every day," says Sh

LBPOST - 2017-09-22 17:58:00

Airport Advisory Commission Requests City Prosecutor to Review How JetBlue Fines Are Distributed

Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert speaking about the city's consent decree before the airport advisory commission. Photos: Jason Ruiz Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert has been formally asked by the city's airport advisory commission to take another look at how consent decree violations

LBPOST - 2017-09-22 17:44:00

MUSICAL NOTES: Looking Ahead To Fall

This year is different. Usually about this time I will write a column about upcoming concerts, and try to mention all of the local performing ensembles beginning their respective concert seasons after the traditional summer hiatus. In the next month or so, however, there are three important musical

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-22 13:30:00

DOGS AND CATS: Heartworm In Dogs Preventable

A Long Beach dog recently tested positive for heartworm disease. The dog had been on and off heartworm prevention medicine over the last couple of years. His last heartworm test was about two years ago and was negative at that time. This means the dog was infected sometime between that negative test

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

Video shows police shooting male at 7-Eleven across from Marina High School

A screen grab from a video posted on a Twitter account shows an officer shooting a suspect in front of a Huntington Beach 7-Eleven store on Friday, September 22, 2017. (via Timo Twitter page) HUNTINGTON BEACH - Marina High School locked down this morning as a precaution in response to an incident

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00