RightMealz, operating in former Berlin Bistro space, struggles amid ongoing construction
Construction on Fourth Street and its impact on the site’s parklet, the business’s owner said, have driven away customers in the critical early months of operation when he needs to establish his presence in the neighborhood.
Police ask for help finding car connected to deadly hit-and-run
Police described the vehicle as a dark-colored sedan that is missing its driver-side mirror.
Ridley-Thomas convicted in federal corruption trial
Suspended Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas was convicted today of federal bribery and conspiracy charges, along with mail and wire fraud, stemming from his time serving on the county Board of Supervisors and accommodations provided to his son by a then-USC dean.
Dodgers to open season tonight at Dodger Stadium against Arizona
After winning the National League West nine of the past 10 seasons, including by a 22-game margin over the San Diego Padres last season, the Dodgers are in the rare position of being underdogs.
California may end travel ban to states with anti-LGBTQ laws
As written, the ban includes 23 states and means schools like the University of California, Berkeley, can’t use state money for their football teams to travel to away games in Arizona and Utah — schools it must play against because they are in the same athletic conference.
Economists estimate Black Californians could be owed more than $800B
Black residents may not receive cash payments anytime soon, if ever, because the state Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom will ultimately decide whether any reparations are to be paid.
Conservation Corps of Long Beach’s ‘Dine on Pine’ fundraiser returns this June
The annual fundraiser is returning this June for the first time since 2019.
Woman wounded in Washington neighborhood shooting, police say
The woman appeared to have been arguing with a man when their dispute escalated into the shooting, according to the Long Beach Police Department.
Police investigate shooting in Central Long Beach
The LBPD has closed westbound Willow Street at Long Beach Boulevard, while eastbound traffic on Willow is limited, as officers investigate.
Downed wire prompts closure of multiple freeway ramps to 7th Street
Officials are advising drivers to use alternate routes.
Female racing duo challenging the ‘man’s world’ stereotype in 2023 Long Beach Grand Prix
A racing veteran and a newcomer are not only hoping to win in Long Beach; they also want to be an example of how women can and should support each other in sports.
LBCC looking for artists to create mural focused on equity, inclusion at its Liberal Arts Campus
The mural will be on an east-facing exterior wall of Building M, which is located north of Carson Street on Faculty Road.
1 dead, several hospitalized, including suspect, in crash that ended police pursuit
Seal Beach police say the pursuit began around 7:58 p.m. in the area of PCH and Fifth Street after officers pulled a driver over for a vehicle code violation.
Former Suge Knight attorney sentenced in conspiracy, perjury case
A Long Beach attorney who briefly represented former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight in what was a murder case at the time was sentenced today to five years probation and ordered not to practice law in California in connection with his guilty plea to conspiracy and perjury charges.
Shooting prompts hours-long SWAT response in North Long Beach, but search turns up empty, police say
A man showing up at the hospital with a gunshot wound sparked a SWAT operation at a home in North Long Beach.
Labor activists push for $20 minimum wage as inflation persists
New York, California and Massachusetts are among states where pro-labor forces are now pushing proposals that, if approved, would boost minimum wages to $20 or more in the coming years.
California Attorney General’s Office appeals federal gun ruling
U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney said California’s requirements “unquestionably infringe on the right to keep and bear arms” as guaranteed in the Second Amendment.
Victim of February hit-and-run in Long Beach dies
Police said the man was hospitalized with injuries that didn’t appear to be life-threatening, but his condition began to deteriorate, and officers were notified Monday that the man had died.
California lawmakers OK nation’s 1st penalty for price gouging at the pump
The bill, which Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign this week, will give regulators the power to punish oil companies for profiting from the type of gas price spikes that plagued the nation’s most populous state last summer.