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Austrian chef Bernhard Mairinger in the now shuttered BierBeisl in Beverly Hills. He plans to open Bierbeisl Imbiss in downtown L.A. soon.
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The third of four Conversations in Place at Rancho Los Alamitos will include Jonathan Gold, Los Angeles Times restaurant critic and Pulitzer Prize recipient; Jared Farmer, award-winning author, historian and self-described "geohumanist;" and Jon Christensen, editor of Boom: A Journal of California . From the farmer's market to the revitalized Los Angeles River to the state's Wi-Fi enabled open spaces, the location of "nature" in California has shifted from pristine wilderness to the widely complex interactions of the natural and the manmade that characterize the 21st century.
Vince Zepeda, right, sits next to the ballet box as more than a thousand mechanics working on the soon-to-be-shuttered Boeing Co. C-17 program vote on a contract extension that would define their pension benefits into the future.
LONG BEACH >> As temperatures Monday swelled to more than 90 degrees , roughly 80,000 schoolchildren attended class - many of them in classrooms without air conditioning. Teachers have so frequently complained about classroom conditions when the mercury rises that the Teachers Association of Long Beach distributed surveys to its members in May to determine how many classrooms in Long Beach Unified experience stifling heat, said Chris Callopy, TALB's executive director.
LONG BEACH >> A woman who fell into Long Beach Harbor from a deck on the Queen Mary Saturday night was found to have fallen by accident, authorities said on Monday. Investigators found that the woman climbed over a railing and slipped as she tried to climb back over, said Nancy Pratt, a Long Beach police spokeswoman.
Roughly 1,300 people attended the Long Beach Qfilm Festival last weekend the Art Theater and the LGBTQ Center, and several honors were handed out to various films.
LONG BEACH >> The Long Beach area has experienced a number of heat-related power outages with near-record temperatures hitting the region this week. Almost 200 homes were impacted by seven outages Monday morning, according to an outage map on Southern California Edison's website.
Even in a city rich with vibrant neighborhoods and clusters of restaurants and bars, Long Beach's Broadway corridor still stands out. The roughly 3-mile stretch of road between Alamitos and Belmont avenues has a tight-knit scene filled with spots that offer great deals and are supported by the many locals who are regulars at various places.
You know you're a child of the '80s if you're more familiar with Alan Thicke's songs than his son Robin's. Among the many TV shows he composed for, the elder Thicke wrote the theme track to The Facts of Life, NBC's 1979-88 sitcom about four private-school girls in upstate New York.
When participants start getting ready for an upcoming 5K run organized by a former top athlete, they'll be in a state of peaceful meditation with their thoughts centered and their bodies at ease. The inaugural “Run for Love” Yoga & 5K is set to kick off Sept.
LONG BEACH >> A pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash near El Dorado Park in Long Beach has been identified. Daniel D. Gomez, a 20-year-old Long Beach man, was declared dead at a hospital following the collision at 12:11 a.m. on Saturday, said Ed Winter, Los Angeles County Coroner's Office Assistant Chief.
Since it was built in the 1940s, the three-section federal breakwater stretching from San Pedro to Long Beach Harbor has protected the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, as well as the Long Beach coastline, from storms and the destructive waves they can generate. Several weeks ago, a storm surge caused by Hurricane Marie inflicted a great deal of damage along the Southern California coast.
In a festive ceremony, two Port of Long Beach grant-funded environmental projects had their grand openings yesterday, at the Century Villages of Cabrillo homeless rehabilitation complex in West Long Beach. Century Villages at Cabrillo was awarded grants under the Port's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Grant Program.
Temperatures skyrocketed again Sunday as the Southern California heat wave continued to intensify, and as cooling centers were opened for people without air conditioning. By 11 a.m., it was already 103 degrees at the Saugus weather station in Santa Clarita, one of several interior foothill and valley automated weather stations where the heat index was expected to hit 110.
Charles Heartwell was a pioneer and driving force in the city's early days, devising the plan to acquire land that would become East Long Beach. Outside city politics, Heartwell also was in the driver's seat.
Flickr member Kyle Mortara has taken a great image of a large container ship in what looks like Long Beach, California harbor with his Sony RX100. Hanjin Shipping is Korea's largest containerized shipping company.
LONG BEACH >> A woman jumped off of the deck of the Queen Mary and into the water next to the historic Long Beach luxury liner and was pulled out and transported to a hospital by firefighters, a spokesman said today. The incident occurred just before midnight this morning at the historic Queen Mary permanently moored in the Long Beach Harbor, said Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Jake Heflin.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:13 am
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