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  1. Long Beacha s Joan Van Blom, rowing legend, dies of brain cancer at 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | San Bernardino County Sun

    In this file photo, Olympic rower Joan Van Blom, and her husband, John are pictured in their Long Beach home. Van Blom, who had brain cancer, died on Friday at 62. Joan Van Blom, widely considered the greatest female athlete to compete in the sport of rowing, died Friday in her Long Beach home after a battle with brain cancer.

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  2. Long Beach BBQ Festival allowing locals to show their grilling prowess this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Robert Casillas - staff photographerRobert Earl started his BBQ business after an injury forced him to leave his job with a phone company. His business, Robert Earl's BBQ at 703 E. Artesia Blvd in Long Beach has been thriving.

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  3. Second San Bernardino mural aiming to help revitalize city unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | San Bernardino County Sun

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Several dozen residents and other community members came together Saturday for the official unveiling of a mural aimed to help revitalize the city. “I was born right across the street in St. Bernardine's ... and I grew up right here mowing lawns around the corner and taking care of San Bernardino,” said Scott Claus, one of the owners of the State Farm insurance business on Waterman Avenue near Highland Avenue, which is adorned by the mural.

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  4. Best self-sowing seeds for sunny slopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Gazania is a solid candidate for decades-long flower production when grown from seed broadcast on sandy slopes. I have seen proof of this phenomenon from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica.

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  5. Environmentalists, industry debate proposed new federal clean-truck rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Environmentalists and trucking industry representatives clashed Tuesday at an all-day hearing in Long Beach on the federal government's next regulatory phase of diesel truck emissions, which experts say account for 20 percent of greenhouse gases. With government regulators listening intently, California officials called the emission reduction targets for medium and heavy-duty trucks too lenient, while industry leaders complained they are too restrictive and poorly thought out.

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  6. 80s in Long Beach, 90s in San Gabriel and Inland valleys, near 100 in San Fernando ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The Southland began a new week today still in the grips of a heat wave, but a cooling trend was impending. High temperatures were expected to again reach or top the century mark today in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.

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  7. 90s in Long Beach, 100-plus temps in San Gabriel, San Fernando and Inland valleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The region's heat wave will intensify today, producing a “prolonged period of very hot weather through Sunday,” increasing the danger of wildfire and heat-related illnesses, according to the National Weather Service. With highs expected to top 105 degrees Fahrenheit in many communities, reaching 108 in the San Fernando Valley, the NWS issued an “excessive heat warning” that will be in effect from 1 p.m. today until 8 p.m. Sunday in much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with a cooling trend expected to get underway Monday.

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  8. Long Beach residents want answers about power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Shreds of yellow police tape clung to poles and curled up against buildings along 10th Street near Pine Avenue. Lorenzo Apodaca pointed to the ground and shook his head.

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  9. Big changes could be coming to CIF-Southern Section football playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | San Bernardino County Sun

    File photo: Rob Wigod, CIF Souther-Section commissioner, during a press conference in Long Beach, Calif. The CIF-Southern Section executive committee will meet Aug. 13 to vote on whether to proceed with a proposal that would base playoff divisions for high school football on teams, not leagues.

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  10. Expectant mothers in California urged to vaccinate for whooping coughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | San Bernardino County Sun

    State health officials on Monday urged expectant mothers to vaccinate against whooping cough to stop the spread of the infectious disease across California. So far this year, one infant has died and 3,404 cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, have been reported. 1 comment

  11. Why millennials are putting off buying homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    At age 29 and in a committed relationship with his girlfriend, Daniel Garcia, a Long Beach barista, thinks occasionally about what it would be like to own a home. But then he'd rather pay off some personal debt and travel a little more.

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  12. Big Bite Bacon Fest getting second chance in Long Beach after last yeara s snafusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    When: 11 a.m-3 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. Aug. 1; noon-4 p.m. Aug. 2. The power of bacon may have been underestimated last year when long lines and short supplies riled attendees of the sold-out inaugural Big Bite Bacon Fest at Long Beach's Queen Mary. When it returns to the ship for a second try this year, organizers are promising a smoother experience with double the number of bacon vendors, longer tasting sessions and an additional day for the event, set for Aug. 1-2.

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  13. Uruguayans emotional after Special Olympics triathlon finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The 2015 Special Olympics World Games are an emotional journey for many of the athletes and coaches involved, but at the games' first gold medal in Long Beach on Sunday morning, nobody was more emotional than Uruguayan triathlon coach Joselo Andrade. The Uruguay contingent did very well, with Florencia Barranque taking the gold medal in the women's race, finishing the triathlon in 1:24.44.

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  14. Team USAa s Noah Dellas wins 1st Special Olympics gold medal in triathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    New Jersey native Noah Dellas was the 2015 Special Olympics World Games' first gold medalist, crossing the finish line in Long Beach first in the triathlon with a time of 1:12.59. Della led wire to wire, coming out of the water first after a half-mile open swim that took him a shade over 15 minutes to complete.

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  15. California beaches: Crystal Cove showcases vintage beach cottages in Orange CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The living and dining room of South Beach Suite #14 at the Crystal Cove Beach Cottages is open and airy and decorated with beach-accommodating pieces. • Movies on the beach, with the next screening “King Kong” , 8-10 p.m. Aug. 13. The classic movie was filmed in the San Pedro, Long Beach and Los Angeles areas.

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  16. UCR researchers call for raising minimum wage for Inland Empire warehouse workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The warehousing of goods is a top job provider for the Inland Empire, but UC Riverside researchers say a majority of those jobs typically pay less than a living wage, are often temporary, and do not provide health-care benefits. One Inland Empire local economist, while agreeing with the researchers' key recommendations, questions the data they used and the researchers' objectivity.

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  17. CSU approves 2 percent pay hike for chancellors, presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    California State University presidents and other executives will receive an across-the-board 2 percent pay increase, a raise faculty union leaders brandished as part of a trend of “misplaced priorities.” CSU trustees approved the pay hike at their meeting Tuesday in Long Beach. The salary increase will cover chancellors, presidents and vice chancellors serving 460,000 students enrolled in 23 campuses across the state.

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  18. Long Beach Symphony invites three conductors back for upcoming season in search of new music directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Edward Cumming is one of three guest conductors returning for the next Long Beach Symphony Season as the orchestra continues its search for a Music Director. Photo courtesy LBSO.

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  19. Southern California endures wildfires, lightning, beach closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    It's not every day you see giant wildfires, repeated lightning strikes closing beaches from Long Beach to Zuma and flash-flood watches like those that hit Southern California on Saturday - but if you somehow missed it, Sunday is expected to be more of the same. The North fire, which spread rapidly Friday after igniting in the Cajon Pass, continued to cover thousands of acres Saturday with minimal containment, a situation expected to continue into today.

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  20. Lightning closes beaches, cuts power to 10,000 as storm drenches Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Beaches from Long Beach to Zuma were closed by lifeguards in the morning and again in the afternoon today, when lightning flashed and unusual summer clouds dropped scattered heavy rain, a gift from a dying Mexican hurricane. Heavy rain fell at Malibu and Santa Monica during the 8 a.m. hour, as subtropical storm clouds from Tropical Depression Dolores wafted northward from Mexico, meteorologists said.

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