BREAKING: Community Hospital may reopen after MemorialCare, city agree to transition to new operator

by    in City
After a contentious City Council meeting Tuesday, June 19, and pointed comments made in local media from both sides, the city and MemorialCare are discussing new terms for the suspension of the hospital license and a plan to allow...
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The real deal: Cancer and diet

by    in Health
The World Cancer Research Fund estimates that about 20 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. are related to obesity, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption, and/or poor nutrition.
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Signal Hill police seek help identifying burglar who threatened, robbed woman in her home

by    in Crime
A Signal Hill woman woke at 6:15 a.m. June 3 to find a man stuffing her belongings into a backpack, demanding money and threatening to kill her, Signal Hill police said in an announcement Friday seeking the public's help...
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Help mitigate seasonal shelter impact (and attend some howlingly great events!)

by    in Pets
Fact: It’s the time of year known as kitten season, which lasts longer than the NFL season. During this time, thousands of kittens are born to unspayed mothers, and most of them wind up in shelters where, if they’re...
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Pier 76 owner announces promising endeavor for downtown location with history of failure, Bigmista’s Barbecue & Sammich Shop closing July 1

by    in Food
Welcome to Foodie Friday, our biweekly report on the latest neighborhood nosh and local libation news in Long Beach.
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Tom Holland, the Long Beach musician, is not Spider-Man!

by    in Life
His email is terrific. Sometimes he gets three or four messages a day telling him how cute he is, or how much the sender adores him.
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JetBlue appeal of late-night flight fines is canceled at airline’s request

by    in City
JetBlue Airways on Friday withdrew its request for a hearing over an appeal of $96,000 in fines the city has assessed the airline for violating the Long Beach Airport noise ordinance.
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Authorities search for inmate who walked away from Long Beach reentry program

by    in Crime
Authorities are looking for a convicted car thief who walked away from a reentry center in Long Beach where he was serving out the end of his prison sentence, according to prison officials.
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Police searching for whomever shot into West Long Beach home, wounding man

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A man was hospitalized Thursday night after someone shot into a home on Parade Street near Harbor Avenue, police said.
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Commission approves 271-unit residential complex in Downtown Long Beach—and that’s a good thing

by    in Commentary
The Long Beach Planning Commission faced zero public opposition to a project that will essentially transform the southeast corner of 7th and Pacific in DTLB by way of an eight-story, mixed-income residential complex with 271 units and 341 parking...
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