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08/17/2017 - 10:47pm
A lingering mystery, unlikely to be solved anytime soon. What forces caused sea turtles to show up at the most southerly part of the San Gabriel River. It amounts to the northern most population of green sea turtles, and though science is able to determine a lot about various examples of sea life, the habits and movement of these turtles, which can weigh well over 100 pounds have largely not been...
Keith Kennedy, (left), president of the Small Property Owners Alliance of Southern California (SPOA-SoCal), is pictured with Malcolm Bennett, SPOA-SoCal vice president and broker for International Realty & Investments of Long Beach.
08/17/2017 - 10:44pm
As affordable housing advocates push for rent control and  just-cause for eviction laws aimed at protecting renters’ rights, Long Beach apartment owners have formed a new trade group to educate the public about existing state laws and what they say are “misnomers” about such local ordinances. Called the Small Property Owners Alliance of Southern California (SPOA-SoCal), the group is considered an...
08/17/2017 - 10:42pm
It’s blue whale season for Southern California. The giant creatures can be found feeding off the Long Beach coast this time of year and Harbor Breeze Cruises, in partnership with the Aquarium of the Pacific, continues to educate the public on the endangered species. “It was a very nice trip,” said Ben Ham, a fire chief for the Flevoland fire department in the Netherlands. “We were lucky.” Ham,...
That's the Way It Was
08/17/2017 - 10:32pm
A heated discussion is taking place about whether or not the Long Beach Municipal Band should perform in all of the nine council districts. This isn’t the first time, the Long Beach Municipal Band has been a focus of controversy in the city. Long Beach was long touted as the only city in America to have its own municipal band funded through a tax on its residents. It didn’t start out that way. ...
A MAN FISHES inside a portion of the Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach, which is now off limits.
08/03/2017 - 3:00pm
With summer in full swing, many anglers have flocked to Long Beach waters looking for a good catch. However, in some areas of the city, fishing is not allowed. A portion of the Colorado Lagoon connecting to Marine Stadium has been a popular fishing spot for years. However, “no-fishing” signs will be posted throughout the lagoon by month’s end as the area has been desginated a biological reserve,...

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