Two vacant homes on the border between Long Beach and Signal Hill, which have caused a dispute between the city and the homes' owner for a decade, caught fire last night, city officials said.
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department officials say the woman shot by a Signal Hill police officer today was seen carrying a gun before police arrived.
A seven-year-old boy playing with a cigarette lighter started a fire Saturday afternoon that left his family's Signal Hill apartment unit uninhabitable and caused him, his mother and three-year-old sister to suffer smoke inhalation.
Local oil and gas company Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP) has been honored with three corporate responsibility awards in their role as a self-defined "leading producer of sustainable gas and oil."
High school football players from Long Beach and beyond partake in the family atmosphere and elite-level fitness training at Fitness Impact, which keeps young, promising athletes in shape during the summer months.