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02/17/2017 - 7:24pm
On February 17 at approximately 4:45 a.m., Long Beach Police Department SWAT officers were shot at by a suspect as they were serving a high-risk search warrant in the 18000 block of Alexander Avenue in the city of Cerritos. No officers were injured. SWAT was serving a search warrant for narcotics related activity and was used in this incident because the narcotics investigation led detectives...
Pictured from left to right are: Jonathan San Antonio of Rockwood Capital, Stephen Thorp of Burnham USA, Scott Burnham of Burnham USA, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Fifth District Long Beach City Councilmember Stacy Mungo, Bryon Ward of Burnham-Ward Properties, Therese Hotvedt of Burnham USA and Joel Mayer of Rockwood Capital.
02/16/2017 - 11:10am
LONG BEACH city officials and commercial real estate developers gathered on Feb. 14 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Long Beach Exchange (LBX), an airport-themed shopping center being built at the corner of Lakewood Boulevard and Carson Street in Douglas Park near Long Beach Airport. The shopping center will encompass approximately 266,000 square feet of stores, shops and restaurants on 26.5...
02/16/2017 - 11:02am
Deciding you’re ready to retire is easy; deciding where is the hard part. You’re likely considering affordability to get the most out of your retirement savings, but also somewhere with warm weather and relaxing activities. SmartAsset, a company dedicated to using software and data to assist people with financial questions, used these and other concerns to determine the best places for a relaxing...
MARDI GRAS King Brian Addison, Queen Jeanin Pearce and Debra Fixen
02/16/2017 - 10:41am
Fat Tuesday falls on a Saturday in Long Beach, and this year the festivities are expected to be “fatter” than ever before. The Shoreline Village will host its annual Mardi Gras Parade and Festival on Feb. 25. The parade will start at 3 p.m. and march from the Aquarium of the Pacific, down to Rainbow Lagoon before terminating at the Shoreline Village, where additional New Orleans -themed...
02/16/2017 - 10:30am
The Long Beach City Council has unanimously put its support behind a Los Angeles County ballot initiative, known as Measure H, that proposes a quarter percent sales tax increase across the county for a 10-year period to fund regional efforts to prevent and combat homelessness. The countywide sales tax measure, which will be decided by voters in the March 7 election, will not affect sales taxes...
02/16/2017 - 10:12am
There are uncounted ways those with less than worthy motives can separate a trusting person from his or her money. One is likely as old as the landline, once known as the telephone. These days, the most common way to take a few bucks from the unsuspecting is through the internet. According to an eastside resident and robo call tracker we’ll call Noah, the nuisance phone call still is in the...
02/15/2017 - 2:36pm
A powerful storm system is expected to bring several inches of rain and high winds, beginning Friday morning through Saturday morning. City crews are preparing for the storms with a coordinated, multi-department response by clearing thousands of catch basins; cleaning and testing 26 pump stations; fortifying sand berms on the beach; installing debris booms to prevent trash from entering the...

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