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2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News
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.
3 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
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.
6 hrs ago | Richard's Notes
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.
10 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
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.
12 hrs ago | The Wave
Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival: Performing at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, Mickey Mouse and friends will rock the world with familiar characters from "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin" and "Toy Story" in their new touring show "Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival." Performances are at 1 and 4 p.m. Buy tickets by calling 562-436-3661.
17 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze
Jose Siminig works on a mural on the side of a trafic signal control box at the corner of Santa Fe Ave. and Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach, Calif. on July 30, 2009.
You want a trust fall? I spent the week leading up to the 2015 Leadership Long Beach retreat rolling my eyes at the memory of this exercise from sixth-grade summer camp and, for fun, conducting trial runs on our new intern. A member of the 26th LLB class to head to the mountains for the annual trip that kicks off the 10-month program, I was ready for serious team work.
PBS' 'Shelter Me' puts at-risk pets in limelight Millions of dogs and cats face euthanasia, driving one filmmaker to turn his camera into a lifesaver Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/09/13/pbs-shelter-puts-risk-pets-limelight/15591713/ A group of dogs play for the first time together in a yard at a shelter in Philadelphia. Instead of isolating the dogs in kennels, the goal of this new program is for every dog to play in groups every day.
NORWALK >> A Long Beach man attacked a sandwich shop employee after she caught him stealing items from her car Saturday morning, officials said. Deputies arrested Jose Antonio Garcia, 19, on suspicion of robbery and drug possession following the incident, which was reported shortly after 7 a.m. in a parking lot in the 12300 block of Imperial Highway, just east of Norwalk Boulevard, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.
Authorities say a man has died after being struck by a vehicle that allegedly fled the scene in Long Beach.
On Saturday, federal transportation officials will announce more than $10 million to refurbish one of the Los Angeles County transit system's busiest light-rail stations. The $10.25-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will partially fund several changes to the Willowbrook-Rosa Parks station in South Los Angeles.
The solicitation number is VA261-14-Q-1495 and is issued as an Request For Quotation, unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-69.
LONG BEACH >> With temperatures expected to hover around the century mark over the next few days, authorities are encouraging residents to take precautions to stay safe. “It's going to get hot and people need to be prepared,” said Jake Heflin, spokesman for the Long Beach Fire Department.
USS Ranger departs San Diego, California, in February 1987. Photographed by PH3 Wimmer.
Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer have created a new performing arts company in Long Beach called Art-In-Relation . Art-In-Relation's first production, "Frankenstein The Musical" will open October 23 at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre inside the Scottish Rite Event Center in Long Beach.
LONG BEACH >> The Los Angeles County Coroner has identified the man killed by a Metro Blue Line train Monday as Melvin Foster, Jr., 46. His death was ruled accidental. Foster was killed Monday when he wound up wedged between the Blue Line train and the train platform.
If not for the worldwide campaign of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease may have been just that - a disease that has no cure. But unknown to many, another debilitating disease that affects many, and ironically even the young, also needs the same kind of attention.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:53 pm
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