UPDATE: Suspect in Standoff Outside Long Beach City Hall Identified; Airsoft Pistol Recovered at the Scene

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A standoff outside Long Beach City Hall between police and an armed man ended in gunfire Wednesday evening, when the suspect was shot by law enforcement officers.
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Still Local, Even After All These Years

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Eleven years ago today, the Long Beach Post was launched with the message, “If you are reading this post, you are now an active participant in a great new media experiment.”
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EDITORIAL: Tell Congress to Stop the FCC’s Attack on Net Neutrality

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Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced its plans to gut protections for one of the fundamental principles of the free and open internet.

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I Found Out My Long-Lost Friend Was Homeless, So We Caught Up

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“I lost contact with him after high school and was pretty shocked to know a friend of mine was living in the streets,” writes Rudy Cardoso-Peraza, a reporter for VoiceWaves. Watch and share this story of these Long Beach...

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Q&A: With Cambodian Elections on the Horizon, Long Beach Immigrant Reflects on Homeland

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Cambodia is set to have its local communal elections on June 4, when voters will elect a prime minister. Cambodian democracy is fairly new, as multi-party elections began in 2002.

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Long Beach (Finally) Gets Its Own Emojis

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What do Kim Kardashian and the Pope have in common? What about the state of Texas and the country of Norway? Or how about the 2016 presidential candidates and the cast of Saturday Night Live?

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Three Long Beach Post Reporters Selected as LA Press Club Awards Finalists

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The Long Beach Post is proud to announce that three of our reporters have been named by the Los Angeles Press Club as finalists for this year’s Southern California Journalism Awards.

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Cal State Theatre Brings Revenge Tragedy “The Duchess of Malfi” to Long Beach

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Next weekend, the Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) Theatre Arts Department will put on the revenge tragedy production first played in 1613, “The Duchess of Malfi.” The show will open Friday, December 2 and run through Sunday, December 11.

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Weekend Storm, Cooler Temperatures Predicted for the Southland

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an advisory for a possible storm and a sharp drop in temperatures in the southland this weekend, as a result of a storm system moving in from the Gulf of Alaska.

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IN PICTURES: Long Beach Community Members Volunteer During County’s Largest Thanksgiving Service Event

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Long Beach community members ditched the long lines at retail stores today, opting instead to lend a helping hand during the county’s largest Thanksgiving service event, Great Day of Service Friday.

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