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Long Beach police investigate murder near Michelle Obama library • Long Beach Post

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Long Beach Police Department Homicide Detectives Todd Johnson and Donald Collier at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your

LBPOST - 2018-08-17 23:10:36

Long Beach's Shoreline Village debuts new vendor carts

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) --There are 18 new retail vendor carts about to spring up in Shoreline Village in Long Beach.The matching, modern-looking kiosks house independently-owned businesses. All of the employees also have designated uniforms. It's the first-time waterfront vendors have been coordi

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-17 17:30:46

Flammable liquid leaking from tank shuts down terminal at Port of Long Beach • Long Beach Post

A large tank leaked a few hundred gallons of a flammable liquid overnight at the Port of Long Beach, prompting a major shipping terminal to shut down Friday, according to authorities.

LBPOST - 2018-08-17 18:33:56

Toyota Pulls Out of Long Beach Grand Prix

Toyota Motor North America has decided not to renew its title sponsorship agreement for the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach, which it has sponsored for 44 years, it was announced Thursday.

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-16 20:40:42

Police Seek Public’s Help Solving Black Man’s Killing in Long Beach, Which Some Believe Was a Hate Crime

Fred Taft, 57, was shot dead inside a restroom at a park in Long Beach on July 21, 2018. His family believes it was a racially motivated hate crime. (Credit: David Malonson)

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-16 23:04:36

Man Left Severely Scarred When Set Afire as Boy Dies

But friends say despite the betrayal and violence in his childhood, Dave was a peaceful, empathetic and loyal man who drew confidants from all walks of life. He went on to befriend Michael Jackson and become a respected Las Vegas artist.

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-17 02:55:02

Unknown, Chemical Odor Invades Orange County Areas

The Huntington Beach Fire Department received reports Thursday night of a strong odor traveling through the city.Similarly, the Costa Mesa Fire Department received several calls reporting a chemical smell in the area.Both departments stated via a press release that several cities are experiencing th

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-17 06:29:00

91 Freeway Shut Down After Car-to-Car Shooting

The California Highway Patrol shut down lanes on the westbound side of the freeway, east of Artesia Boulevard, to investigate the report.

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-18 00:48:06

VIP Records founder among dozen Long Beachers to be honored by state senator • Long Beach Post

State Sen. Ricardo Lara, who represents Long Beach and other southeast cities in the county, will host his annual Excellence in the 33rd District Awards in downtown Long Beach where he will honor those improving the quality of life of residents in the 33rd Senate District, it was announced today.

LBPOST - 2018-08-17 14:00:40

Former police officer charged with trying to have sex with teenager • Long Beach Post

Todd A. Lewitt, 51, used a dating website on July 26 to contact the deputy who was posing as a teenager, prosecutors allege.

LBPOST - 2018-08-16 16:42:04

New video reveals updated design for massive hotel project in Long Beach

The corner of Ocean and Pine where the Jergins Trust building once sat was a bustling epicenter of activity, if nottheepicenter of activity in Long Beach: the intersection was seeing some 4,000 cross the intersection per hour on the weekend—a number we could only hope for in a single day in 2018—and

LBPOST - 2018-08-16 23:20:03

Toyota’s exit from Torrance was taste of things to come for Long Beach

Long Beach’s loss of the long-time sponsor of its signature annual sporting event, the Toyota Grand Prix, was foreshadowed by theannouncement in 2014 that the company intended to move its North American headquarters from Torrance to Texas by the end of 2017, taking about 3,000 highly paid jobs with

DAILY BREEZE - 2018-08-16 18:40:15

These pro football, baseball and basketball players are giving back to Long Beach • Long Beach Post

Long Beach has always been known as a major producer for sports talent; the city has been turning out NFL players, MLB players, and Olympians since the 1910s with remarkable consistency.

LBPOST - 2018-08-16 19:00:08

Could Long Beach see a 4 a.m. last call for alcohol? • Long Beach Post

The bill, called SB 905, passed its final committee on Thursday and will head to the full Assembly for a vote within the next two weeks, officials said.

LBPOST - 2018-08-16 22:49:03

Long Beach, Lynwood men convicted of robbing, killing woman in Montrose

Devon T. White, 21, of Lynwood, and James Wesley Trotter, 22, of Long Beach, were convicted of murder, robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon stemming from the Aug. 8, 2017, killing of Hye Soon Oh. Jurors also found true the special circumstance allegation of murder during the comm


Hawthorne man hospitalized and arrested in 405 crash that killed woman

CULVER CITY — A two-vehicle crash early Thursday morning on a 405 Freeway offramp in Culver City left a woman dead and a motorist in custody, authorities said.The crash occurred about 12:50 a.m. on the Venice Boulevard offramp from the northbound freeway, the California Highway Patrol reported.Luis

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-16 12:23:07

BBQ Festival Back In Long Beach This Weekend

Award-winning Pitmasters are going head to head in a barbecue battle against Long Beach locals this month.That's because it's the Long Beach BBQ Festival this weekend — Friday through Sunday, Aug. 17 to 19 — and festival guests have a say in selecting this year's favorite grill guru.Cedric the Enter


Water Main Ruptures In Long Beach Neighborhood

According to reports from the scene, the line that ruptured was a roughly 65-year-old, 8-inch main.


'Dave Dave' Set On Fire By His Dad At O.C. Motel Passes Away

BUENA PARK, CA – A man left severely scarred when set afire as a boy by his father at a Buena Park motel more than three decades ago died last month at the age of 42, it was reported Thursday.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 18:11:33

Event: Unheard LA – live in Lawndale (ep.8)

The “Unheard L.A.” season continues at Centinela Valley Center for the Arts in Lawndale. “Unheard L.A.” features a diverse set of stories and storytellers reflecting a range of Southern California experiences, and this August show brings those stories to the South Bay.Appropriately enough, Lawndale