• LBPD Seeks Help in Finding Fraud Suspect

    Long Beach fraud detectives are seeking the public's help with identifying a suspect who is responsible for fraudulently withdrawing about $47,000 in cash since September 2011 from various automated teller machines throughout the city.  The suspect may be involved in an ATM scam, depositing fraudulent checks into unsuspecting victim’s accounts t

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  • LB Harbor Commission Hires Search Firm for Executive Director

    LONG BEACH — On Feb. 14, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a contract with Baltimore-based Boyden Global Executive Search to find candidates for the executive director position left vacant after Christopher Lytle resigned to take a similar position in Oakland. Al Moro, the department’s former chief harbor engineer, has se

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  • January Cargo Flat in LB Port

    LONG BEACH — On Feb. 18, the Port of Long Beach announced that its cargo volume for January got off to a flat start. There was an overall traffic dipping of 1.4 percent to 528,884 container units in January compared to the same month this past year. Imports rose 2 percent. Cargo volume got off to a flat start in the New Year at the Port of

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  • LB Harbor Department Moves to Interim Offices

    LONG BEACH — The Long Beach Harbor Department announced, Feb. 18, that it will soon move to its interim administrative offices at 4801 Airport Plaza, near the airport. The department’s old administration building, which was opened in 1960, was found to be seismically unsafe. The move to the Airport Plaza location, adjacent to the Marriot

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  • Journalist Manifest their Indignation about Violence in Mexico

    Los Angeles — Board members of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists issued a statement expressing outrage over the increased violence faced by journalists in Mexico. On Feb. 11, the dead body of journalist Gregorio Jiménez was found in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. A group of armed men had kidnapped Jim

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  • 36 Cocaine Kilos Found in Long Beach

    LONG BEACH — On Feb. 17, the Long Beach Police Department confiscated about 36 kilos of cocaine — about $2.8 to $3.6 million — during a routine traffic stop in North Long Beach. LBPD stopped 28-year-old Hildefonso Angulo on the 6900 block of Atlantic Avenue for a traffic-related violation. Officers noted Angulo seemed unusually nervous and

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