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San Pedro Bay ports at center of regional jobs, global trade

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach share the San Pedro Bay and a common mission — to strengthen and invigorate California’s economy. As the executive directors of these two neighboring seaports, we compete for business, which brings more international trade to our docks, and in turn makes it po


Long Beach man says car accident was caused by ‘mystery boulders’ on Appian Way

Fermin Villa suffered major brain and spinal injuries in August 2012 when the car allegedly hit the boulders in a median and flipped as it merged onto Second Street from the curving eastbound connector on Appian Way.


VIDEO: Cosplay At Long Beach Comic Expo 2019

Hey, Long Beach! Check out some of the looks and cosplay from the Long Beach Comic Expo over the weekend. Do you have photos from the event? Email them to editor@gazettes.com for a chance to be featured in our weekly issue of the Grunion Gazette.


California woman stabbed officer after driving over 100 mph on Interstate 5, police say

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed in the back on Friday after pulling over a woman who had been traveling over 100 mph on Interstate 5, officials said. Haile Neil, 25, is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing the officer during the traffic stop near the town of Williams, locat


Gov. Newsom Calls for Tougher Restrictions as California’s Illegal Pot Market Stifles Legal Sales

Before he was elected governor, Gavin Newsom was instrumental in legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California. Now, as he settles into office, he faces the challenge of fixing a system that has been slow to bloom.


Protesters Disrupt Altadena Church's Black History Celebration as Los Angeles County District Attorney Attempts to Speak

Loud protesters reportedly including the mothers of several people killed during incidents involving law enforcement disrupted a Black History Celebration at Altadena Baptist Church on Sunday night.


February storms soak California with 18 trillion gallons of water

SAN FRANCISCO -- Rain, rain and more rain! If you are wondering how much rain California received this month - you may find the answer startling. Eighteen trillion gallons of water have fallen in California in February, according to the National Weather Service. And the month isn't over yet.


Long night for motorists stranded in snow as storm hits Southern California mountains

Hundreds of drivers were stranded in the Grapevine when a powerful snowstorm closed Interstate 5 for hours. As of Monday morning, the southbound 5 was back open with California Highway Patrol escorts. Northbound 5 was still closed but could reopen later this morning.


Long Beach Police investigating murder on Alamitos Avenue

On February 5, 2019, at approximately 9:00 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Alamitos Avenue regarding a battery incident where the victim reported being physically attacked by a male adult.


No, Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t kill high-speed rail. But what’s his Plan B?

It’s been a dream for years in California’s sprawling Central Valley. Sleek bullet trains would race workers to and from booming Silicon Valley in the Bay Area, bridging the economic and cultural gap between urban and rural California.


A room of one’s own: A no-frills option for a renter on a budget

One thousand American dollars isn’t what it used to be in a town where the average rent for an apartment today is $2,177, according to Rent Jungle. Prices fluctuate a bit—but the average rent costs have only dipped below $2,000 a month a few times since they first topped the 2K mark in May 2016.


DA: Gang Member Charged With Triple Murder At Torrance Bowling Alley

TORRANCE (CBSLA) — A 47-year-old man has been charged with killing three men at a bowling alley in Torrance last month. Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney John Chang said Reginald Leander Wallace, of Los Angeles, is charged with opening fire at Gable House Bowl, located in the 22000 block of Hawth


4 dead, driver arrested in suspected DUI crash in Southern California

SANTA ANA (AP) - Authorities say four people have been killed in a suspected DUI crash at a Southern California intersection. Police arrested the 28-year-old driver of a Jeep that investigators say sped through a red light and crashed into a pickup truck around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in Santa Ana.


2 Southern California highways reopened after storm

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities have reopened two major Southern California highways that were closed because of ice and snow, stranding hundreds of motorists overnight. The California Highway Patrol says Monday that traffic started moving again around 11 a.m. Monday in northbound lanes of Interstat


California man faces hate crime charges after punching 7-Eleven clerk, saying he 'hated Muslims'

A homeless California man was charged with a hate crime after he allegedly punched and threw hot coffee on a 7-Eleven employee on Wednesday and claimed he "hated Muslims," officials said.


California May Do Away With Speed Limits For Certain Lanes Of I-5 And Hwy. 99

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California may do away with speed limits for certain lanes on I-5 and Highway 99, in order to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases. Senator John Moorlach (R- Orange County) introduced SB 319 on Friday. If passes, it would require the Department of Transportation to built tw


Dine Out Long Beach With The Ordinare

Hey, Long Beach! Dine Out Long Beach, Restaurant Week 2.0 is happening Feb. 24 through March 2. We stopped by The Ordinarie to see what they’ll be serving for restaurant week (hint: it's a a mix of American comfort and cold brews).


California's gun seizure program hits hurdles

Authorities in California are struggling to enforce a state law that permits officials to seize firearms from people with previous criminal convictions or mental health issues – running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation.


Construction begins on 45th Long Beach Grand Prix race circuit

The first concrete blocks of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach race circuit were set into place Monday morning in Downtown, marking the start of construction leading up to the April 12 – 14 race weekend.


This new California law is supposed to protect immigrant home cooks. It may help tech giants instead

I’ve personally pondered this question because the number of dumplings I want to eat rarely corresponds with the recommended serving size. But this question also happens to come up when you read the text of California Assembly Bill 626, a new law decriminalizing the sale of home-cooked food.