• 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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  • Leadership Changes at Cultural Affairs, Disability Departments

    Los Angeles – On Nov. 4, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Department of Cultural Affairs General Manager and Executive Director Olga Garay-English is stepping down effective Jan. 4, 2014.   She will consult as special advisor to the Creative Economy to Otis College of Art and De

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  • CBP Intercepts Bike Stolen 46 Years Ago

    Los Angeles — U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcement officers, the National Insurance Crime Bureau agents and the California Highway Patrol investigators recently recovered a 1953 Triumph motorcycle that was stolen more than 46 years ago from a backyard in Omaha, Neb. During the night of Feb. 4 or 5, 1967. The Omaha patrolman’s stole

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  • Empower LA

    The public is invited to participate in the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Meeting, from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5, at the HalldaleAvenueSchool auditorium in Torrance. Meet all of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners and the general manager. Venue: Halldale Avenue School Location: 21514 Halldale Ave., Torrance

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  • Garcetti Creates Cyber Intrusion Command Center

    LOS ANGELES— On Oct. 30, Mayor Eric Garcetti signed an executive directive creating a City of Los Angeles Cyber Intrusion Command Center to lead cybersecurity preparation and response across city departments. The Center will be led by the Office of the Mayor and will include assistance from th

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  • DOT Gets Interim General Manager

    Los Angeles — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Oct. 31 that Department of Transportation General Manager Jaime de la Vega will be resigning Dec. 1. Garcetti also announced that Jon Kirk Mukri, general manager of Recreation and Parks, will serve as interim general manager at DOT until a permanent general manager is appointed.

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  • Man in a Wheelchair Struck in Long Beach

    Long Beach — On Oct. 29, a man crossing the street with his wheelchair was stuck while crossing the street near Alamitos and Orange avenues in Long Beach, officials said. Seventy-two-year old Bong Kim apparently was seated in his wheelchair when suddenly entered the roadway from the east side of Alamitos Avenue. Long Beach Police Department of

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  • Congressional Freight Panel Reports on Infrastructure

    San Pedro — In a report produced Oct. 31, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation found that significant investment is needed in our freight transportation system. The group of 11 members of Congress signed off on their 100-plus page report, which included a call to dedicate fundi

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  • Long Beach Man Killed on 10 Street

    Long Beach — Juan Estrada was gunned down, at about 11:30 p.m. Oct. 21, on 10th Street in Long Beach, officials said. Long Beach Police Department officers found the 24-year-old man on the sidewalk with multiple gunshots to his upper torso near the 2500 block of 10th Street. He was pronounced dead at about 12:39 a.m. at a

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  • Truckers Shut Down Terminal

    Oakland, Calif. — Truck drivers stopped commerce, Oct. 21, at the SSA Marine Terminal, a big terminal within the Port of Oakland, protesting working conditions and rising hauling costs. About 100 pickters rallied outside of three entrances to the SSA Marine terminal, shutting down traffic when workers refused to cross protest lines. The tru

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