• RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: April 14, 2014

    LB City Council Considers Police Lawsuits The Long Beach City Council will consider whether to settle two police-related lawsuits at its April 15 meeting at Long Beach City Hall. One suit has to do with a fire that took place on March 30, 2012 on the 1900 block of Caspian Avenue, when an officer laid a heat lamp in a laundry hamper, which

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  • RL NEWS Brief Updates: April 14, 2014

    Update on Efforts to Keep Boeing in Long Beach LONG BEACH — On April 10, Boeing told its employees that by the end of next year, it will transfer 1,000 engineering jobs from the Puget Sound to Southern California. The news of the follows an April 7 announcement that Boeing will likely shut down its C-17 Globemaster, which is assembled in

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  • Garcia Gets on the Path to City Hall

    Vice Mayor Robert Garcia is tantalizingly close to becoming the first Latino and openly gay mayor, as well as the youngest in Long Beach history.

    García, 36, garnered 11,873 votes in the April 8 Long Beach primary election, among 10 candidates with 25.24 percent of the vote.

    Were the electorate not

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  • Get Involved: ANNOUNCEMENTS of the Week.

    April 11 Last Chance to Enroll St. Mary’s Medical Center is offering assistance for those who want to sign up for Covered California, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 11. There’s still time to complete health insurance applications by the “new” April 15 deadline.  If you’ve had trouble with your application, certified enrol

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  • RL NEWS Update: April 10, 2014

    10th Man Murdered in Long Beach in 2014 LONG BEACH — Fifty-one-year-old Herbert Shephard died April 5, due to injuries he sustained after a shooting April 8, on the 2300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue in Long Beach. Shephard  was shot at shortly after 9 p.m. Long Beach Police Department officers arrived at the scene and found Shephard and a

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  • Long Beach Preliminary Election Results:

    Garcia, Dunn to Face Off for Long Beach

    Vice Mayor Robert Garcia is leading in his goal to be mayor of Long Beach. Garcia, who garnered 9,670 votes in the April Long Beach primary election came out on

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  • RL News Update

    Man Killed in Long Beach LONG BEACH — A man was stabbed to death, at about 1:20 a.m. April 8, at the 2000 block of Locust Avenue in Long Beach Long Beach Police Department officers responded to a call of a person screaming within a residence who seemed to have been stabbed in the upper torso. The man, 27-year-old Akheem Johnson of Long

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  • RL NEWS of the week

    Charges Filed on Marijuana Collective Robbery Suspect LONG BEACH — On April 3, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed three counts of robbery, possession of a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of a concealed firearm against Desmond Pulliam of Long Beach. Official said the suspect may have been involved in a robb

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  • Loft Gallery Displays San Pedro Treasures

    By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer

    Treasures are found everywhere in the part of Los Angeles known as San Pedro.

    The tide pools, at the bottom of the rocky cliffs and hidden inlets, provide endless adventure for treasure hunters. Sunsets viewed from the top of Angels Gate Park can guide you to

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  • CORRECTION: Youth Employment Preparation Fair

    The wrong date for Youth Employment Preparation Fair was published on page 2 of the April 4 edition of Random Lengths News. The correct date for the event was April 5. We apologize to our readers. Random Lengths News continues to strive to bring accurate news and independent journalism to the Harbor Area for more than 30 years.

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