Grobaty: Trump’s explanation of his Helsinki remarks does make sense—even if it doesn’t

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The man hasn’t been born who hasn’t confused opposites from time to time — who’s said “yes,” when clearly he meant “no,” or who’s misunderstood the subtle nuances between “up” and “down” or in the instance of the matter...
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World Forum on Mexican Gastronomy will come to Long Beach as first location outside Mexico to host famed food event

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The four-day event, running from Aug. 16-19 at the Museum of Latin American Art near Downtown Long Beach, will, in the words of forum representative Blanca Arroyo, "summon the actors and factors that are concerned with the safeguarding of...
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2 more doctors indicted in kickback scheme linked to Pacific Hospital, prosecutors say

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Two more Southern California doctors were indicted last week on charges that they participated in a kickback scheme centered around Pacific Hospital in Long Beach and bilked the government and private insurers out of nearly $1 billion, according to...
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It’s time for a new focus on housing and homelessness

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We can and should do more and act immediately. Our city should pursue innovative ideas and inventive approaches to homelessness and housing affordability. If we do this right, we can become the model for other cities across the country...
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California Pizza Kitchen hosts fundraiser today for slain Long Beach Fire Capt. David Rosa

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Participating California Pizza Kitchen restaurants across the Southland will hold a fundraiser today to benefit the family of a Long Beach fire captain who was fatally shot at the scene of an explosion at a senior housing complex.
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Measure M opponents file complaint with state claiming ‘violations’ made by mayor, council

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Opponents of a ballot measure that allowed the city to charge its Water Department for use of city-owned pipelines filed a complaint with the state against elected leaders, charging they sent political mailers to voters ahead of the June...
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Former congressional aide sentenced in extortion of Compton marijuana shop

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A former California congressional aide who took a $5,000 bribe after promising to help keep an illegal marijuana business open has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
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These two artists were selected to paint murals at the new Drake Chavez Greenbelt in Downtown Long Beach

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An initiative to install two public art murals alongside a recently opened greenbelt next to the Los Angeles River was launched on Friday.
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Police think this man stole a pet bulldog in Long Beach; they need help finding him

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Authorities distributed a photo Monday of Francisco Feliciano, a 32-year-old with ties to the San Fernando Valley.
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Long Beach to inaugurate 9 leaders Tuesday, including mayor and 5 councilmembers

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The inauguration is slated for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Terrace Theater Plaza.
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