Gang Member Sentenced to Death for Homeless Encampment Killings

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A gang member was sentenced to death Thursday for the murders of five people at a homeless encampment near a Long Beach freeway in 2008 and the shooting death of a man in the Lancaster area in 2009. The...
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Fifth Annual CANstruction Competition Continues to Raise Food Donations For Hunger Relief Efforts

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Registration for the 5th annual CANstruction competition Food Finders benefit is officially open.
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NEA Grant to Support New Design Project to Build Trust Between Police, Residents

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A $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will support a project aiming to build trust and cooperation between the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) and Long Beach residents, ArtCenter College of Design announced earlier this...
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Authorities Investigate Suspicious Suitcases Found in Downtown Long Beach

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Two suitcases chained to a bike rack near a parking structure in downtown Long Beach prompted street closures and a response from a bomb squad that ultimately rendered the objects safe Thursday afternoon.
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Long Beach Looks to Tackle Port Driver Misclassification Issue At Next City Council Meeting

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After years of port truck drivers asking for the Long Beach City Council to take action against alleged wage-theft occurring at the Port of Long Beach it appears that the council is prepared to start the process of finding...
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Rent-Control Advocates Accuse Opponents of Using Dirty Tricks to Dissuade People From Signing Petition

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Even before the group publicly announced its intentions to put the issue on the ballot property owners have regularly denounced rent control during public comment periods, but now the clashes have transitioned to face-to-face encounters.
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ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXV Celebrates 25th Anniversary at the Legendary Queen Mary Feb. 17-18

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Honoring Queen Mary’s Heritage with International Athletes, NEW Greyfriar’s Pop-Up Pub, NEW Birds of Prey Show, Whisky Tasting, Live Entertainment and More. Festival Tickets on Sale NOW at QueenMary.com.
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Long Beach Police Department Launches New Crime Incident Mapping Application

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A new crime incident mapping application was launched last Friday to provide updated crime activity information for the Long Beach community. The Long Beach Police Department collaborated with the Long Beach Technology and Innovation Department to develop this app...
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Long Beach Pride Co-Founder Recognized as 2018 CAPI Person of the Year

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Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride (LBLGP) announced recently that co-founder Bob Crow was selected as the 2018 Consolidated Association of Pride (CAPI) Person of the Year in Austin, Texas.
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Playin’ Fast and Loose! Come to ACS’s Open House, and See the New Dog Play Yard in Action

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Please send any Long Beach or Seal Beach pet-related events or projects to [email protected] Posting subject to approval.
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