• Mayoral Candidate Forum

    Shift Long Beach and the Sierra Club are co-sponsoring a mayoral candidate forum, at 6 p.m. Nov. 21, at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Details: www.aquariumofpacific.org Venue: Aquarium of the Pacific Location: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach

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  • Long Beach City Council Meeting

    The Long Beach City Council will consider, at 5 p.m. Nov. 12, directing Chief of Police Jim McDonnell to present a plan would provide a valid cost to establish a special sex crime unit. The city council also is scheduled to vote on an agreement for baggage handling systems at the Long BeachAirport. The city would enter into a 2-year agreement fo

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  • Women’s Health Center Rededicated

    Long Beach — The newly expanded and modernized Sr. Mary Sabina Sullivan Women’s Health Center and the Vincent Esposito Imaging Center at St. Mary Medical Center will be re-dedicated on Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. One of the first centers to offer the community digital mammography, the

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  • Obama Appoints Garcetti to Climate Preparedness Task Force

    Los Angeles — On Nov. 1, President Barack Obama appointed Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to his Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, which will advise the White House on how the federal government helps cities and states prepare for the effects of climate change.

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  • Banished from the Magic Kingdom

    Fullerton — On Nov. 4, a former Disneyland employee was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service and stay at least 100 yards away from the theme park, after admitting guilt to setting off two dry ice bombs. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, plead guilty to misdemeanor possession of a

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  • Fights Ends in Deadly Stabbing

    Long Beach Police Department officers found 51-year-old Anthony Ramirez laying on the street, at about 8:15 p.m. Nov. 3, on the 1900 block of Locust Avenue, while responding to a call about a fight, officials said. Ramirez was apparently stabbed. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics took Ramirez to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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