Long Beach

Long Beach Register newsstand on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Despite odds, Long Beach becomes 2 newspaper town

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The latest experiment in American journalism is a throwback: a new daily newspaper to compete against an established one in a big city. With Monday’s debut of the Long Beach […]

08/19/2013

Interstate 405

Plane lands next to I-405 near Long Beach airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California Highway Patrol says a small plane landed next to Interstate 405, just short of the airport in Long Beach, and the pilot walked away with minor injuries. A watch […]

07/06/2013

(AP Photo)

Some ships are plugging in to power up

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In less than a year, many of the towering cargo ships loading and unloading goods at California ports won’t just tie up at dock — they’ll also plug in. In […]

05/06/2013

Long Beach Police release video of suspect.

Police seek bicyclist who gropes Long Beach women

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Long Beach police are seeking a bicyclist they say has been groping female victims as young as 12 and as old as their mid-60s while riding past them.

04/09/2013

operation easter backet

Operation Easter Basket

Operation Easter Basket seeks to bring joy and hope to Long Beach area children in desperate situations through gift-filled Easter Baskets. For a donation of $20, an Easter Basket with sweets and essentials will be prepared and donated to a local needy child.

03/29/2013

Calif. high court won’t review child-dragging case

(CNS) – The California Supreme Court refused today to review the case against a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for driving drunk and hitting a 13-month-old girl who was being pulled by her father in a wagon in a crosswalk.

03/27/2013

gas prices

Local gas prices increase again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose 1.2 cents Saturday to $3.61.

12/29/2012

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

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

Port of Long Beach strike (AP photo)

Talk resuming in LA-Long Beach harbors strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Labor talks are resuming in an effort to end a strike that shut down most of the terminals at the nation’s busiest port complex, the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors, officials say.

11/30/2012

Port of Long Beach strike (AP photo)

Strike idles most of LA-Long Beach port complex

Most of the nation’s largest port complex is shut down as clerical workers strike the Los Angeles and Long Beach terminals.

Union spokesman Craig Merrilees says members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are picketing Thursday.

11/29/2012

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

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