Escaped Convict Found Near Downtown Long Beach Park, Authorities Say

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Authorities said they arrested a convicted robber in Long Beach Friday night after he walked away from a prison camp in San Diego County.
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Long Beach City Council to Consider Approving New Operator for Community Hospital

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The Long Beach City Council will be considering a new operator for Community Hospital during next Tuesday’s council meeting, just weeks before its scheduled closure following the discovery of an active fault line on the property late last year.
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Long Beach Harbor Commissioners Announce Port Budget for Upcoming Fiscal Year

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On Monday the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a $982 million budget for the Port of Long Beach (POLB)’s upcoming fiscal year.
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Help Clear the Shelter—Take a Pet Home!

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We’re in the midst of two seasons: kitten season, which lasts from early spring to mid-fall on the average, and the Fourth of July silly season, which lasts from about now until a few days after the holiday.
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24-Hour Shutdown Scheduled for EBT Card System Statewide

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A change in vendor operations will render the state’s Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) System inoperable for EBT cardholders wanting to make cash withdrawals or food purchases next weekend, according to the California Department of Social Services (DPSS).
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Long Beach Police Seek Public’s Help in Possible Kidnapping of Girl Friday Morning

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Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help in connection to the possible kidnapping of a teenage girl in the city’s northside early Friday morning.
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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of VA Clerk for Suspected Identity Theft

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The identities and personal information of more than 1,000 Veterans Affairs patients were discovered during a traffic stop at the VA campus in Long Beach and a VA clerk was arrested on suspicion of identity theft, authorities said today.
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UPDATE: California Budget Approves Funding Request for Shark Research, Beach Safety

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The Legislature approved the 2018-19 budget Thursday and included Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell’s request for funding to research increasing shark sightings.
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Community Unites to Celebrate the Lives of Children Touched by Cancer or Serious Blood Disorders at 33rd Annual Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center Torch Run

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Miller Children’s & Women’s patients dashed toward the finish line with their family, friends and sponsors, while carrying an Olympic-style torch – a symbol of hope – in the fight against pediatric cancer at the 33rd Annual Torch Run....
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UPDATE: BROCKHAMPTON Still to Headline Agenda Festival

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BROCKHAMPTON will remain the headliner of Agenda Festival despite previously announcing their cancellation of all US tour dates.
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