How often do coyotes attack in Long Beach?
But how often are the animals seen? And are they predators to be feared or, as some say, just being coyotes? To answer some of the questions, the Press-Telegram contacted Long Beach Animal Care Services and obtained data on coyotes sightings covering 2013 and this year through Aug. 27. The information, which has been used in a map project , ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Readers react to Long Beach school being named for a racist
In our Thursday column we wrote about the racist Peter H. Burnett, the first elected civilian governor of California and, regrettably, the namesake of Burnett Elementary School in the Poly area of Long Beach.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
This Week in 100 Days of Summer
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau are teaming up for the fifth year in a row to offer www.100daysofsummer.org, a searchable calendar of free concerts & movies, Long Beach Sea Festival events, El Dorado Nature Center & historic site events, and ideas for spontaneous fun like hiking, biking, ... (more)
GAPASCA scholarship program gets boost during inaugural ball
The scholarship program of the Gapan City Association of Southern California got a big boost last August 9 during the inaugural ball of the new organization at the Cerritos Sheraton Hotel.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Two former Long Beach council members vie for water board seat
It's official - two former Long Beach City Council members will be part of a six-person field in the race to represent Division 3 on the Water Replenishment District board.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Rancho Los Cerritos hosting Mud Mania, Dustbowl Revival over next two weekends
A muddy mess and a dusty but roaring musical revival are on hand for the next two Sundays at Rancho Los Cerritos .
The Struggle of Recovering From Food Addiction When Food Is Everywhere
Echo Park Rising is first and foremost a free, three-day music festival - but, like the neighborhood that hosts it, a little spirit of adventure reveals much more to it.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Friends of Long Beach man shot by homeowner hold candlelight vigil
LONG BEACH >> Friends of Ryan Anderson , 29, who was fatally shot while allegedly breaking into a Bluff Heights home early Sunday morning, held a candlelight vigil in his remembrance Monday night.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Second fatal shooting of break-in suspect stirs gun-use debate in Long Beach
LONG BEACH >> The fatal shooting of an alleged burglar by a homeowner in the beach side neighborhood of Bluff Park early Sunday morning is stirring a debate over the use of firearms in Long Beach.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Parents of Seal Beach resident start nonprofit to benefit L.A. County Fire Explorer program
Joe Woyjeck talks to firefighter explorers before presenting the battalion 9 Explorer post with 5 new explorer fire helmets on behalf of the “Kevin Woyjeck Explorers for Life Association.” The association helps young men and women in their quest to become firefighters by providing them with education funding and equipment to help them ... (more)
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Calif. retail group grabs more stores
Conant Auto Retail Group of Newport Beach, Calif., which includes the nation's largest Honda dealership, bought Southern California's three-store Fladeboe Automotive Group.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Summer Picnic The Downtown Lions Club will be having its 28th Annual Barbecue, on Saturday August 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come join the Lions for hamburgers, hot dogs, cookie desserts, sodas, beer, wine and a whole lot of fun.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Year in L.A. NSFW Photos
If your daily commute doesn't already include free coffee and Wi-Fi, tailoring services and a DJ soundtrack, Levi's wants to change that.
Mayor Sam's Sister City
Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Machine for Thursday
As the backlash continues against LA County Board of Supervisor Mark "Home Renovation-Thomas" silent support of vile attacks against Distinguish Educator and LAUSD School Board District 1 Candidate George McKenna, disgruntle constituents are seeking to Recall the diminutive power monger.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez rallies townmates to rebuild province
Aquino reported in his State of the Nation Address the readiness of the blue print for the rehabilitation and recovery plans for Cebu, Iloilo, Eastern Samar, Leyte and Tacloban City.