Long Beach California

Flooding at Belmont Shores

Unusually high tides caused by cosmic alignment

A cosmic alignment may prove troubling along the coastline with unusually high tides. The water from Long Beach to Huntington Harbor is creeping up though so far no serious damage has been reported. The high tide is expected again tomorrow.

12/13/2012

Confiscated rubber ducks decorated as holiday figures

Customs seizes rubber ducks for chemical safety

LOS ANGELES (AP) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Southern California have seized nearly 36,000 Chinese rubber ducks that contain levels of a chemical that may be unhealthful for children. The ducks decorated […]

12/07/2012

Port workers return to work after settlement of a strike, Port of Long Beach, Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

LA ports reopen after crippling 8-day strike ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Work resumed Wednesday at the nation’s busiest port complex after a crippling strike was settled, ending an eight-day walk-off that affected thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in cargo.

12/05/2012

Port of Long Beach strike (AP photo)

Negotiations resume as port strike enters 6th day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Contract talks between clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and shippers have resumed as the strike entered a sixth day on Sunday.

12/02/2012

710 back open after power line falls

COMMERCE, Calif. (AP) – An electrical line fell onto the busy Interstate 710 freeway Monday morning, closing all lanes for more than an hour and jamming traffic for miles while knocking out power to about […]

11/12/2012

Manslaughter charge in deadly wrong-way crash

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Prosecutors say the wrong-way driver in a deadly Long Beach freeway crash has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and hit-and-run. The Long Beach Press-Telegram says 33-year-old Derrick […]

11/07/2012

Long Beach embezzler gets three years

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A woman who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from Long Beach’s animal welfare agency was sentenced today to three years in prison for embezzling. Jongluck Mutrais, 59, of Orange, was […]

09/12/2012

Traffic Alert: Spring St. in Long Beach closed today

LONG BEACH (CNS) – A section of Spring Street that passes beneath the Long Beach Airport was closed today so crews could repair damage caused by a traffic accident. Airport operations will not be affected […]

09/12/2012

Child sex sting nabs registered sex offender

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A 40-year-old registered sex offender was behind bars today for allegedly arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl, who was actually an undercover officer taking part in a child sex sting. Kevin […]

09/10/2012

22 to 405 freeway connector closed for 2 weeks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A big freeway closure is expected to cause some frustration in the Long Beach area. For the next two weeks, motorists will be barred from using Route 22 east to drive […]

08/27/2012

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