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Long Beach Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Manslaughter Charges in Fatal Torrance Crash

A Long Beach teen pleaded not guilty yesterday to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with a car crash that killed one person and injured another in Torrance this week. Monte Lashawn Collins, 19, was charged with one felony count of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and

LBPOST - 2017-11-17 21:57:00

Photos: Never Forgotten Foundation delivers two truck loads of food to Long Beach Rescue Mission

The Never Forgotten Foundation delivered two 26-foot trucks filled with supplies to help make the holidays a little brighter for those served by Long Beach Rescue Mission. Never Forgotten's founders, Steve and Samantha Bryson, teamed with their employees at Global Electronic Technology, Inc., to pur

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-18 01:15:45

Long Beach man convicted in stabbing death of long-time girlfriend

A Long Beach man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex- girlfriend - who had obtained a temporary restraining order against him just over a week earlier - is facing up to 19 years to life in state prison, a prosecutor said Friday. Jurors found Ngounsay Keo, 60, guilty of second-degree murder on Thurs

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 22:18:39

Chipotle Mexican Grill coming to downtown Long Beach

A Chipotle Mexican Grill being put together in downtown Long Beach may open in January, according to a spokeswoman. The future restaurant site is at 245 Pine Ave., the former home of Alondra Hot Wings. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. operated nearly 2,400 restaurants as of the end of September, accordi

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 21:13:05

Downtown Long Beach Christmas Tree To Light Up Tuesday

Mayor Robert Garcia is kicking off the holiday season with a tree-lighting event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. The free and family-friendly event will feature Santa Claus, photo booths, train rides, music and food trucks. Parking will b

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-11-17 17:00:00

Long Beach Unified Embraces Technology To Help Students Succeed

An experiment in journalism teamwork, the Long Beach Media Collaborative is made up of participants from the Press-Telegram, the Grunion Gazette, Long Beach Post and Long Beach Business Journal. The goal: To combine forces for in-depth, multi-platform reporting on poignant issues gripping the commun

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-11-17 20:00:00

The pit bull problem: Bad dogs, or bad owners?

Our twin set of pit bulls practically escorted the postal carrier right up to the mail slot this week just to make certain that we received the following missive from reader Marvin King: "Loved you article about pit bulls," he writes. "They are the most misunderstood dog. They are full of love. They

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-18 00:05:13

'A Few Good Men' haul in $700k for McDonald House

Talk about a record breaker! The fourth annual Ronald McDonald House: "A Few Good Men" gala, held in the Pacific Room of the Long Beach Arena on Oct. 25, brought together an extraordinary 900 supporters and raised $700,000. The evening was glamourous, with guests were dressed to the hilt and hyped,

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 20:18:54

San Marcos ceremony honors veterans for their service

Guests of the city of San Marcos' Veterans Day Ceremony greet retired Navy veteran Edward Bridges, left, after his presentation highlighting personal experiences of his military service. Photos by Mark Marquez SAN MARCOS - A small park in San Marcos served as the venue for a big-hearted ceremony r

COAST NEWS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Ribbon cut on latest Creek District project

Officials celebrating the opening this month of Eastgate, a 42-apartment complex designated as "affordable housing." Courtesy photo SAN MARCOS - The latest project in the burgeoning Creek District in San Marcos has opened its doors as city officials continue to weigh the district's future. Eastgat

COAST NEWS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Council OKs funds for Solutions for Change

VISTA - During an Oct. 24 City Council meeting, council members voted to approve a $140,000 one-time contractual allotment to Solutions for Change, a Vista-based nonprofit which helps the homeless in North County. Councilwoman Amanda Rigby opposed the decision. The discussion first began on Aug. 8,

COAST NEWS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Caregiver arrested for child endangerment

An arrest has been made in connection with the case of a young child who was abandoned at a store in Encinitas. On Thursday, Nov. 16 around noon, a young boy named Connor was discovered wandering the Michael's store on North El Camino Real. Despite a thorough search of the store and surrounding busi

DELMARTIMES.NET - 2017-11-17 20:25:00

Oceanside council finalizes harbor plan

The battle for Oceanside Harbor's sportfishing landing is over. After an open bid process concluded in 2016, it's been over a year since the new Oceanside Sea Center was granted the right to negotiate the lease for operation of the sportfishing landing. The Oceanside City Council unanimously approv

SAN DIEGO WEEKLY READER - 2017-11-18 00:00:35

Sneak peek at community news

CARLSBAD Church to hold Thanksgiving service Carlsbad Community Church will host a communitywide Thanksgiving Eve Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary, 3175 Harding St. Call (760) 729-2331. Free class on editing audio tracks Nov. 29 The Carlsbad Senior Center will offer a free "Edit Audio wi

SANDIEGOUNIONTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-18 01:50:00

Pet of the week for adoption

This week's featured animal shelter pet for adoption is... Animal: Bailey, 7 year old, 28 pound, female Cairn Terrier mix. Where: Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza St., Encinitas. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday. Adoption fee: $75; includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay

SANDIEGOUNIONTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-18 01:50:00

Carlsbad Nanny Charged After Toddler Found Wandering Alone at Michaels Store

A Carlsbad nanny is facing a probable child endangerment charge Friday for allegedly abandoning a toddler in her care at a strip mall, prompting an intensive 6 1/2-hour search for his parents. Desirae Harris, 42, is suspected of leaving the 2-year-old boy, identified by authorities only as Connor, a

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2017-11-17 20:22:55

Davis gets 20 years in Nizzear murder case

A defendant in the Nizzear Rodriguez murder case on Thursday received a 20-year sentence for first degree burglary in Carroll County Superior Court. Malik Davis will have to serve 14 of those years in jail, but can appeal the Judge Dustin Hightower's sentence. Davis and co-defendant Kenneth Wheat we

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-11-17 05:24:00

2 sentenced in Southwire copper thefts

ROME, Georgia - Two men have been sentenced after pleading guilty to hijacking truckloads of copper wire and other copper products. The Southwire Copper Co. in Carrollton was one of the pair's primary targets. The U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Georgia, announced the sentences on Thurs

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 05:15:00

Carrollton OKs purchase of vehicle, Main Street changes

While awaiting the delivery of six new vehicles, the Carrollton City Council has approved the purchase of a Dodge Charger worth approximately $24,363. City Manager Tim Grizzard said that as far back as January, the city approved the purchase of six vehicles which have yet to arrive. Police Chief Jo

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-11-16 04:54:00

Carrollton BOE thanks Southwire for support of education

Carrollton City Schools students have been learning a thing or two from Southwire engineers, thanks to the company's Engineering Academy. On Tuesday night, the school board recognized and thanked Southwire for its work in educating students. Southwire, which has long supported education and local sc