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Work on Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project to prompt weekend closures

Staff report, Signal Tribune

February 21, 2019

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A weekend temporary road closure beginning the night of Friday, Feb. 22, will prompt detours for motorists heading west on Ocean Boulevard as they leave downtown Long Beach, as well as southbound travel along Harbor Scenic Drive...

63-year-old male struck by vehicle, succumbs to injuries at hospital, police say

Staff report, Signal Tribune

February 20, 2019

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On Monday, Feb. 18, at approximately 8:45pm, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers responded to the intersection of West Burnett Street and Pacific Avenue regarding an injury traffic accident, which resulted in the death...

CSULB officials release findings that shows college has $1.53-billion impact on local economy

Staff report, Signal Tribune

February 15, 2019

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According to a report from the college Feb. 13, Long Beach State University (LBSU, CSULB) has an annual $1.53-billion impact on the economies in its home city and in the greater Los Angeles and Orange County communities. Among...

Suspects arrested in connection with January murder on Anaheim Street

Staff report, Signal Tribune

February 15, 2019

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On Wednesday, Feb. 13, LBPD detectives located and arrested three suspects in connection to the shooting death of Maurice Ross, a 24-year-old resident of Compton. Through their investigation, homicide detectives identified...

Volumes close to January record at Port of LB

Staff report, Signal Tribune

February 15, 2019

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This past January, dockworkers handled 657,286 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 0.1 percent decrease compared to the port’s all-time January record set in 2018, touted as the port’s busiest years, according to officials...

Earthquake warning system for LA County now available as mobile-phone application

Staff report, Signal Tribune

February 13, 2019

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The earthquake early warning system that the City of Long Beach has been beta testing since 2014 is now available to residents in Los Angeles County as a mobile-phone application, named “ShakeAlertLA,” according to officials....

City of LB announces two confirmed deaths related to influenza in city

Staff report, Signal Tribune

February 11, 2019

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The City of Long Beach announced Monday, Feb. 11, that its health officer has confirmed the first two influenza-associated deaths in the city for the 2018-2019 flu season. Both individuals who died had underlying health conditions,...

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