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10 min ago | Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH >> As temperatures Monday swelled to more than 90 degrees , roughly 80,000 schoolchildren attended class - many of them in classrooms without air conditioning. Teachers have so frequently complained about classroom conditions when the mercury rises that the Teachers Association of Long Beach distributed surveys to its members in May to determine how many classrooms in Long Beach Unified experience stifling heat, said Chris Callopy, TALB's executive director.
4 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze
LONG BEACH >> A woman who fell into Long Beach Harbor from a deck on the Queen Mary Saturday night was found to have fallen by accident, authorities said on Monday. Investigators found that the woman climbed over a railing and slipped as she tried to climb back over, said Nancy Pratt, a Long Beach police spokeswoman.
4 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
Roughly 1,300 people attended the Long Beach Qfilm Festival last weekend the Art Theater and the LGBTQ Center, and several honors were handed out to various films.
6 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH >> The Long Beach area has experienced a number of heat-related power outages with near-record temperatures hitting the region this week. Almost 200 homes were impacted by seven outages Monday morning, according to an outage map on Southern California Edison's website.
6 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
Even in a city rich with vibrant neighborhoods and clusters of restaurants and bars, Long Beach's Broadway corridor still stands out. The roughly 3-mile stretch of road between Alamitos and Belmont avenues has a tight-knit scene filled with spots that offer great deals and are supported by the many locals who are regulars at various places.
8 hrs ago | LA Weekly
You know you're a child of the '80s if you're more familiar with Alan Thicke's songs than his son Robin's. Among the many TV shows he composed for, the elder Thicke wrote the theme track to The Facts of Life, NBC's 1979-88 sitcom about four private-school girls in upstate New York.
9 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts
When participants start getting ready for an upcoming 5K run organized by a former top athlete, they'll be in a state of peaceful meditation with their thoughts centered and their bodies at ease. The inaugural “Run for Love” Yoga & 5K is set to kick off Sept.
10 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH >> A pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash near El Dorado Park in Long Beach has been identified. Daniel D. Gomez, a 20-year-old Long Beach man, was declared dead at a hospital following the collision at 12:11 a.m. on Saturday, said Ed Winter, Los Angeles County Coroner's Office Assistant Chief.
14 hrs ago | LA Daily News
Since it was built in the 1940s, the three-section federal breakwater stretching from San Pedro to Long Beach Harbor has protected the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, as well as the Long Beach coastline, from storms and the destructive waves they can generate. Several weeks ago, a storm surge caused by Hurricane Marie inflicted a great deal of damage along the Southern California coast.
In a festive ceremony, two Port of Long Beach grant-funded environmental projects had their grand openings yesterday, at the Century Villages of Cabrillo homeless rehabilitation complex in West Long Beach. Century Villages at Cabrillo was awarded grants under the Port's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Grant Program.
Temperatures skyrocketed again Sunday as the Southern California heat wave continued to intensify, and as cooling centers were opened for people without air conditioning. By 11 a.m., it was already 103 degrees at the Saugus weather station in Santa Clarita, one of several interior foothill and valley automated weather stations where the heat index was expected to hit 110.
Charles Heartwell was a pioneer and driving force in the city's early days, devising the plan to acquire land that would become East Long Beach. Outside city politics, Heartwell also was in the driver's seat.
Flickr member Kyle Mortara has taken a great image of a large container ship in what looks like Long Beach, California harbor with his Sony RX100. Hanjin Shipping is Korea's largest containerized shipping company.
LONG BEACH >> A woman jumped off of the deck of the Queen Mary and into the water next to the historic Long Beach luxury liner and was pulled out and transported to a hospital by firefighters, a spokesman said today. The incident occurred just before midnight this morning at the historic Queen Mary permanently moored in the Long Beach Harbor, said Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Jake Heflin.
Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival: Performing at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, Mickey Mouse and friends will rock the world with familiar characters from "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and "Toy Story" in their new touring show "Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival." Performances are at 1 and 4 p.m. Buy tickets by calling 562-436-3661.
Jose Siminig works on a mural on the side of a trafic signal control box at the corner of Santa Fe Ave. and Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach, Calif. on July 30, 2009.
You want a trust fall? I spent the week leading up to the 2015 Leadership Long Beach retreat rolling my eyes at the memory of this exercise from sixth-grade summer camp and, for fun, conducting trial runs on our new intern. A member of the 26th LLB class to head to the mountains for the annual trip that kicks off the 10-month program, I was ready for serious team work.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:37 pm
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