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Long Beach, California is located in Los Angeles County. Zip codes in Long Beach, CA include 90899, 90806, and 90803. The median home price in Long Beach is $425,000 which is roughly $362/per square foot. More Long Beach information.

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3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Run over at the beach: Woman, 25, is hit, injured by lifeguard vehicle

A 25-year-old woman was sunbathing on Venice Beach on Monday afternoon when she was run over by an L.A. County lifeguard vehicle. Lorae Bermudez of Whittier was relaxing near a lifeguard tower when she was hit at about 4:20 p.m., according to authorities.

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7 hrs ago | RecordNET

Drought a rare opportunity to find 'buried treasure'

For three hours on Saturday, however, the drought might actually help scores of volunteers as they remove hundreds of thousands of pounds of trash from our lakes, rivers and streams. In some places, such as Camanche and New Melones reservoirs east of Stockton, declining water levels have exposed trash and junk that hasn't seen the light of day in years or even decades.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Army Corps of Engineers lays out plan to fix storm-damaged Long Beach breakwater

LONG BEACH >> The Army Corps of Engineers hope to have a contractor in place to repair the seawall protecting the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in the coming weeks, an official with the federal agency said Tuesday. David VanDorpe, deputy district engineer for the Army Corps, told harbor commissioners that the federal agency hopes to award a contract to fix the Middle Breakwater recently damaged by Hurricane Marie surges by the end of this month or early October.

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Press-Telegram

Back in the pigskin-picking pack and totally cool with the heat

Wow, the cliche is true: The squeaky monkey gets the early worm. A few columns back we screamed like the first person who sees Godzilla coming down the street because we were ejected from the Press-Telegram Football Picks feature, presumably because we slugged our wife, beat our kid, ran a string of fighting pit bulls and killed our ex-wife and a waiter.

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Press-Telegram

Long Beach confirms 17 cases of West Nile - more than double over year

LONG BEACH >> The city has recorded 17 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus this year, more than double the number last year, city officials reported Tuesday. So far one person has died of the virus, a Belmont Shore man who died in August .

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CBS Local

James Republic Now Open In Long Beach

Chefs David MacLennan and Dean James Max visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to talk about the eatery, located at 500 East First Street. "Our style at James Republic is what we like to call 'modern California coastal,' said MacLennan.

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Press-Telegram

Candlelight vigil held for Long Beach man killed by hit and run driver

LONG BEACH >> At least 100 family members and friends of a Long Beach man killed by a hit and run driver held a candlelight vigil in his memory Monday night. Daniel D. Gomez , 20, was killed after he was struck by a silver Honda traveling westbound on Spring Street near the intersection with Karen Avenue around 12:11 a.m. Saturday.

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Los Angeles Times

Pop, pop, pop-up: BierBeisl at Silaa Thai, Baja in Long Beach and a cat cafe

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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Patch.com

Conversation at Rancho Los Alamitos Will Rethink What Urban Nature Means

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.

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Marine News

Port of Long Beach Sees Cargo Numbers Slip

Container cargo shipments declined by 9.1 percent in August at the Port of Long Beach, reflecting both early shipping by importers this year and the comparison to an August last year that was the Port's busiest month since 2007. A total of 573,083 TEUs were moved through the Port in August.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Press-Telegram

Boeing C-17 machinists vote to ratify their last contract before program shuts down

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.

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Press-Telegram

High temperatures in Long Beach raise concerns about air conditioning in schools

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.

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The Daily Breeze

Womana s fall from Queen Mary into Long Beach Harbor ruled an accident

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.

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Press-Telegram

Films honored at Qfilm fest in Long Beach

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.

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Press-Telegram

Edison working to restore outages across Long Beach as temperatures soar

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.

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Press-Telegram

5 places to eat and drink on Broadway in Long Beach

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.

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LA Weekly

Alta Cocina Dinners Bring Baja Chef's Cuisine to Long Beach

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.

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Redlands Daily Facts

a Run for Lovea Yoga & 5K to help fund scholarships for at-risk athletes

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.

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Press-Telegram

Victim of El Dorado Park hit and run was 20-year-old Long Beach man

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.

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LA Daily News

Breakwater must be repaired quickly to safeguard ports: Janice Hahn and Alan Lowenthal

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.

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