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  1. 41st annual Long Beach Grand Prix another hit with fans, racersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Bernardino County Sun

    LONG BEACH >> A three-day weekend of fast cars, music, crashes, food and perfect weather in one of the most popular cities in America? What's not to love? The 41st annual Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix once again took over downtown, the buzz of engines and crowds spread out over 72 hours that has already made its mark in the history books. “It was probably the best operated race in the history, everything occurred on time we set everyone of the best mark we set for us..our team should be proud of the face that they part of the best run event we've had in 41 years” said the President/CEO of the Grand Prix Association Jim Michaelian.

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  2. Another great Long Beach Grand Prix weekend; what does it mean for future of IndyCar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | San Bernardino County Sun

    For years, Southern California was the only part of the country where open-wheel race fans, specifically Indy car enthusiasts, could enjoy both a road course race and a high-speed oval race at Auto Club Speedway. The events were separated by months, with Long Beach in April and the Fontana season-finale much later in the calendar.

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  3. Scott Dixon finally gets Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | San Bernardino County Sun

    Scott Dixon, in white, raises his fist in celebration after winning the 41st annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Scott Dixon, who has won 36 Verizon IndyCar races and three series championships, finally won in SoCal at the 41st annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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  4. How this 79-year-old womana s dream came true at the Long Beach Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | San Bernardino County Sun

    Georglynn Seligman 79, of Rossmoore has been attending the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach since the 1980's and she dreamed of doing a lap on the track. Saturday her dream came true as she sat behind Mario Andretti for a ride-a-long in a two seater Indy Car on April 18, 2015.

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  5. Live: Long Beach Grand Prix - Sundaya s racing and scene, IndyCar atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | San Bernardino County Sun

    TUDOR Championship driver Oswaldo Negri makes the turn around the aquarium fountain in Long Beach, CA on Friday, April 17, 2015. The 40th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach kicked off with practices for all of the racing divisions.

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  6. Actor Alfonso Ribeiro wins 2015 Long Beach Grand Prix Pro/Celebrity raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Alfonso Ribeiro celebrates after winning the Pro/Celebrity race Saturday April 18, 2015 at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Alfonso Ribeiro is known as a comedic actor, but he brought the drama on Saturday afternoon at the 39th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race.

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  7. Live: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach celebrity raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Celebrities Mekhi Phifer, left, Mark McGrath and Robert Patrick get together at the 38th Annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race Press Day at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 7, 2015 in Long Beach, California.

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  8. Alfonso Ribeiro comes a homea for Grand Prix of Long Beach celebrity raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Actor Alfonso Ribeiro, holding his son, and Antron Brown chat before a practice run. Alfonso Ribeiro is an accomplished actor - but he's best known for dancing.

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  9. VIDEO: Miss Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is crownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The 2015 Miss Toyota Grand of Long Beach contest, during the 15th annual Thunder Thursday on Pine, an event hosted Thursday by the Downtown Long Beach Associates. The free event centered around Pine Avenue and Broadway, featuring live music, driver autographs, a classic car show, a pit stop competition, motorcycle stunts and the Miss Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pageant.

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  10. Former racer, now a quadriplegic, to drive modified Corvette on Long Beach Grand Prix courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Engineer Will Pickard of Arrow Race Team and Brandi Pittinger helps former Indy car driver Sam Schmidt, get into a semi-autonomous motorcar , modified for a quadriplegic driver at the Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Ca., April 15, 2015. Schmidt is testing the semi-autonomous driving system at the speedway prior to appearing in this weekends Long Beach Grand Prix events.

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  11. 3 ways the CSU system is saving water during droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Brian McKinnon, manager of grounds & landscaping services for CSULB, is embarking on a major project to convert selected lawn areas on campus into drought tolerant landscapes that will be more water efficient and environmentally sustainable. Part of the university´s Water Action Plan, this lawn conversion project is a critical first step in transforming the campus into a model of sustainable, drought-friendly landscaping.

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  12. Bill requiring day care workers to be immunized gets mixed reactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | San Bernardino County Sun

    LONG BEACH >> As vaccination opponents protest the decision of California lawmakers Wednesday to advance a bill mandating immunizations for most children in the state, Long Beach child care officials sounded off on a related bill requiring immunizations for daycare workers. Introduced by Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, Senate Bill 792 would require preschool staffers to receive immunizations for measles, whooping cough and influenza.

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  13. Long Beach Grand Prix 2015: M tley Cr ea s Vince Neil ready to bring the rock a na rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Where: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, in front of the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. First he's going to wave the green flag to start the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach's Pro/Celebrity Race , then rocker Vince Neil will start the musical party. “It's going to be a fun concert.

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  14. Ugly Duckling band member writes music for musical about 1940s L.A. record producerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A musical called Recorded in Hollywood opens at the Lillian Theater in Hollywood on April 11 and runs through May 17. It's the true story on John Dolphin, an African American businessman who owned a famous record store in the 1940s in South Central called Dolphin's of Hollywood. The 16 original songs in the musical were created by Long Beach resident Andy Cooper, who is also a founding member of LB hip hop group Ugly Duckling.

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  15. Californians reduced water use by 2.8 percent in February; worst savings yet, water board saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Water sprinklers are used at Heartwell Park in Long Beach on April 2. Gov. Jerry Brown last week ordered a 25 percent overall cutback in water use by cities and towns, but not farms, in the most sweeping drought measures ever undertaken by the nation's most populous state. A report by state water officials shows Californians didn't save much water in February despite alarmingly dry weather and dangerously low snowpack.

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  16. Los Angeles marchers carry 617 mock coffins to protest police brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Protestors stage a "Die In" in front of the board of supervisors building in Los Angeles Tuesday. About 400 protestors marched to the board of Supervisors with cardboard coffins Tuesday to represent lives taken by law enforcement officers.

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  17. U.S. sees weak job gains in March, unemployment rate stuck at 5.5 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | San Bernardino County Sun

    U.S. employers added a meager 126,000 jobs in March, marking the weakest showing in 15 months, while the nation's unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 percent. Last month's showing ended a 12-month streak of gains above 200,000 and employment gains for the previous two months were revised downward, the Labor Department reported Friday. 1 comment

  18. Two rare albatrosses rehabbed at bird center and released off San Pedro coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A pair of rescued albatrosses swim in a holding pool at the International Bird Rescue Los Angeles facility in San Pedro on Thursday, April 02, 2015. The albatrosses were found separately last month.

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  19. Formula Ea s Long Beach ePrix comes to city streets this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The FIA Formula E series, the world's first all-electric motorsport, heads to Long Beach Saturday for its sixth race of its debut season. The race, the Long Beach ePrix , uses a shortened version of this month's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach course and features some things that may seem unusual to fans of internal combustion motorsports.

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  20. Long Beach duo performs around town from the back of a a 68 Chevy truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Musicians Darryl Mapp, left, and Joe Cardenal, right, whose band name is the Classic Band and their stage is the back of an old Chevy truck, perform on along city streets on the weekends. Friday, March 20, 2015, Long Beach, CA.

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