• Man Killed in Long Beach

    Long Beach — Twenty-four-year-old Nicholas Andrade was killed Nov. 30, after shooting reported to the Long Beach Police Department at about 9:20 p.m. near Harbor Avenue and 19th Street, officials said. Read More

  • Pedro Raises Money for Philippines

    San Pedro — On Nov. 17, San Pedro restaurants, politicians and members of the art community came together to raise funds for victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which ravaged the Philippines. Participants raised about $7,200. The following businesses participated in the fundraiser: Further donations can be made at: Read More

  • Lori Ann Farrell Appointed to Board of Harbor Commissioners

    LONG BEACH  — On Nov. 25, Mayor Bob foster announced Lori Ann Farrell as his pick for the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. Farrell is the city’s former finance director. Her appointment is for a six-year term. She will be replacing Nick Sramek, who resigned Nov. 21. Board President Thomas Fields, who was fired by a

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  • LB City Council Gives Fields the Boot

    Long Beach — On Nov. 19, the Long Beach City Council voted 6-3, council members Al Austin, Steve Neil and Gerrie Schipske opposed, to remove Long Beach Harbor Commission President Thomas Fields from office — despite tremendous supporter showing at the meeting. Fields, an advertising entrepreneur, had served on several city commissions before

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  • Garcetti Announces Nuclear Detection Halo Grant

    LOS ANGELES — On Nov. 19 Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office and the Los Angeles/Long Beach Urban Areas Security Initiative Approval Authority members announced $11.4 million in federal funds for a regional nuclear and radiological detection system.

    Known as the "Securing the Cit

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  • Unidentified Odor Causes Sickens Carson Workers

    Several people were complained of irritation and coughing spells as a result of a foul odor reported at about 9:16 p.m. Nov. 18, near the Brookville International packing plant in Carson, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said. While there only was about 25 people were working a

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  • Officers Shoot Woman with Replica Handgun

    Long Beach — On Nov. 16, Long Beach Police Department officers shot a woman waving a replica handgun near 3rd Street and Long Beach Boulevard, officials said in a released statement. Long Beach resident Adeline Arroyo, 32, was booked for displaying a replica firearm in the presence of a police officer. She remains at a local hospit

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  • West Niles Virus Kills in Long Beach

    Long Beach — On Nov. 18, Long Beach Public Health Officer Dr. Mitchell Kushner announced that a resident died due to complications associated with West Niles Virus,— a first for the city since 2004. The resident, whose name was not released, was hospitalized in October. The resident was in his mid-70s and lived on east side of Long Beach. <

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  • Planning Commission Approves Ponte Vista

    Los Angeles — The Los Angeles Planning Commission unanimously approved the 676 to 700 Ponte Vista development plan. Developer, iStar Financial Inc., scaled down the number of homes they plan to build on the 61.5-acre former Navy parcel at 26900 S. Western Ave., in San Pedro. The latest proposal includes a 2.42-acre park with walking trails, a

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  • Container Volumes Slip

    San Pedro — The Port of Los Angeles announced that cargo volumes dropped 4.76 in a released statement Nov. 15.   Read More

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