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LBFD extinguishes apartment fire with no injuries; five displaced

January 22, 2010

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Long Beach Fire Department units responded to a reported structure fire at 2020 Olive Ave. on Monday, Jan. 18 at 2:59pm. The first arriving unit, Engine 7, reported smoke and fire showing from an upstairs unit in a “four-plex" apartment building. The crew advanced a house line up the stairwell ...

Mayor Foster asking LB residents to help earthquake victims

January 22, 2010

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In response to Tuesday's 7.0 devastating earthquake in the country of Haiti, Mayor Bob Foster is calling on the Long Beach community to help by sending monetary donations to the nonprofit Long Beach Cares. Donations will be collected...

City of LB provides storm safety information

January 22, 2010

Filed under Community, News

With powerful storms bearing down on the region, residents and businesses are urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of significant rainfall. The City of Long Beach is providing sand and bags for residents to make their...

Haubert says high school student’s murder inspired him to run for LB city prosecutor

January 8, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Doug Haubert, who once served as deputy city attorney for the City of Signal Hill, has announced his candidacy for the position of Long Beach city prosecutor. Haubert hopes to replace incum...

LBPD looking for sexual assault suspect

January 8, 2010

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The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect that is wanted in connection with a sexual assault that occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at approximately 8pm in the area of Cherry Avenue and...

Broadway performer bringing Billy Joel’s hits to Long Beach Arena

January 8, 2010

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, music

The Long Beach Symphony Orchestra continues its 2009-2010 POPS! season on Saturday, Feb. 6 with "Michael Cavanaugh sings Billy Joel and More!" featuring new Principal POPS! Conductor Steven Reineke. Michael Cavanaugh— star of...

Schools selected by California Business for Education Excellence for 2009 Honor Roll

December 4, 2009

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Eight schools in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) are among the statewide Honor Roll schools announced by California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE). Schools receiving the distinction from California's...

Monument honors fallen heroes from various military conflicts

November 6, 2009

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A one-of-a-kind Veterans memorial was dedicated August 15, 1992 in Long Beach when McDonnell Douglas and United Aerospace Workers paid tribute to the men and women who had worked for them and ultimately died in service to the...

Two juvenile suspects arrested for murder, attempted murder in Wilson shooting

November 6, 2009

Filed under Community, News

Photos by Cory Bilicko Long Beach Police Department detectives have arrested suspects believed to be responsible for the senseless murder of 16-year-old Wilson High School student Melody Ross, an honor student and track athlet...

LB City Council to consider ordinance to regulate marijuana stores

November 6, 2009

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Next Tuesday, November 10, the Long Beach City Council will consider an ordinance drafted by City Attorney Robert Shannon to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Last Tuesd...

Quach appointed interim police chief

October 23, 2009

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City Manager Patrick West has named Commander Billy Quach, a 22-year veteran of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD), to be interim police chief. Quach's new role is effective Friday, Oct. 23 and will continue until West appoint...

City Prosecutor explains complexities of regulating medical marijuana facilities

October 23, 2009

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Developing regulations for the burgeoning medical marijuana industry is no simple task, according to Long Beach City Prosecutor Tom Reeves. He made his comments to the approximately 25 people who at...

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