Hundreds of Lakewood High School Lancers graduated Tuesday at Veterans Stadium, enduring the heatwave that saw temperatures reach into the low 90s.
The sale and distribution of certain flavored tobacco products will be permanently banned in Long Beach starting August 15, officials announced Tuesday.
Computer issues caused widespread flight delays and disruptions for Southwest Airlines in the Southland and beyond for the second consecutive day.
Mayor Robert Garcia delivered what is expected to be his last formal COVID-19 media briefing Tuesday afternoon as the city transitions into the recovery phase of the pandemic
Renaissance High School for the Arts held its graduation ceremony Tuesday at the campus.
The “Shots for Sharks” vaccine partnership between Long Beach and the aquarium is to encourage more people to get inoculated against COVID-19.
The victim, Derrick Smith, 54, had worked as a security guard for about a decade, according to his mother. He was a dedicated worker, never late, someone who was an “old-fashioned guy” and just went to work and home, she said.
The motorcyclist, 24, was riding a stolen 2020 Yamaha on June 7 when he attempted to split lanes while heading north on Long Beach Boulevard near 67th Way, Long Beach police said in a statement.
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Police said evidence, including video footage from the scene, corroborates that the shooter’s actions were in defense of a man who was fighting with the 17-year-old while being robbed and assaulted, police said.
The two victims don’t know each other and were “involved in separate activities when confronted by the suspects,” police said.
An excessive heat watch was in effect for the Long Beach area, among other areas, on Tuesday, when temperatures are expected to reach a high 89 degrees.