While the Long Beach Police Department has used military-grade equipment for years, council approval is now required by AB 481, which Gov. Gavin Newsom signed in September 2021.
The governor on Sunday signed Assembly Bill 353, which allows the state to resume paying into the Oil Trust Fund, the primary source to cover the costs of cleaning up oil wells within Long Beach’s Tidelands.
Police said they arrested two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old after reports of a shooting sparked a short vehicle pursuit.
7th District Councilmember Roberto Uranga’s 34-year-old son died Thursday, Sept. 22 following a battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer, according to Uranga’s office.
David Quiroz was last seen around 7:36 a.m. in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue in Central Long Beach, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
In Long Beach, the population of native Olympia oysters declined 90% over the last century, said Orange County Coastkeeper marine restoration director Claire Arre.
As of Monday, there are 95 confirmed and probable cases of monkeypox in Long Beach, according to the city’s health department.
Christopher Finley was a “semi-frequent” customer at the bar, according to Mineshaft co-owner, Jeff Darling, who called the situation “very traumatic.”
The Equity & Human Relations Commission is no longer asking for the creation of a community oversight commission to monitor future developments in police surveillance, saying such a body would do more harm than good.
The Long Beach Zankou will be located at the corner of Lakewood Boulevard and Willow Street, near Starbucks, the company posted on Instagram.