The Heat Goes On: Real-time temps above from privately run KE6JDC weather station (Palo Verde/Stearns area). Click reload/refresh for latest data. Tuesday forecast highs from Nat'l Weather Service range from 90 along shore (90802) to 99 inland (90808). Monday's LB Airport high hit 96 degrees.
New / ShoreLines: Former Journalist Bill Hillburg Plans Return To LB After DC Retirement; (2) Might Naples Seawall Work Temporarily Sideline Gondolas?
New: Seen At Scene of Fatal Hit/Run Spring St. Just East of Studebaker: Heartfelt Grassroots Shrine...And Graffiti
Update: 77 Yr Old Lakewood Driver On 405 Dies After Losing Control, Impacting Fwy Curb And Striking A Truck's Trailer, Sending His Car Off Fwy And Landing Upside Down In Shrubbery/Trees Along Willow St; His Passenger, a 71 Yr Old Lakewood Woman, Survives
New: UPDATE: State Sen. Rod Wright Resigns From State Senate
[Previously] How Long Will Eight Felony/Jury Convicted/Judge Sentenced/Appeal Pending State Senator Rod Wright Remain "On Leave" And Collect His $95k Annual Salary?
New: Will City Hall Apply Code Enforcement To Deal With Political Campaign Signs Left On Private Property After Elections?
Coroner Has Identified 20 Yr-Old LB Victim; Driver Hits Man Crossing Spring St. Outside Crosswalk Near Studebaker Rd.; Driver Flees; Man Dies
Oil Islands Didn't Do "Burn-Off" On Night Of Latest "Mystery Stink" And Don't Do Burn-Offs At All, Oxy-LB Official Tells LBREPORT.com
Car Flies Off 405, Lands In Shrubbery/Trees Along Willow St. Near Clark Ave.; Driver Is Ejected
Photo by Charlie McGrail
Hotter Sat & Sun; See UPDATED LB Temps By Zipcode Plus Real Time Temp, Humidity & Heat Index Figures; ELB Fri High Hit 90 With Heat Index (Plus Humidity) Of 94
Via LAObserved.com: Will the Daily News et al. [including PressTelegram] Be Sold?
Reported by Kevin Roderick on LAObserved.com
Meet, Greet & Eat With Candidates For Fed'l, State, County & Regional Offices at Historic LB Dairy and Creamery (Sat. Sept.13, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
South Bay Cruises, "The Liberty" & Berth 55 Fish Market/Deli Say "Thank You" To Community (For Supporting Them In Now-Resolved Battle With Port) By Taking Boatload Of Invited Central LB Kids On Saturday Fishing Trip
Rod Wright, LB-Inglewood State Senator Now Eight-Count Convicted Felon, Sentenced To 90 Days In Jail + 1,500 Hrs. Community Service + Banned From Future Elective Office; Appeal May Follow
Subsequent development above Another Long Beach "Mystery Stink," From Belmont Shore Thru Alamitos Beach Into Port And Wafting Into ELB; Cause And Chemical Composition Thus Far "Undetermined" (Again)
UPDATE: LBFD denies story elsewhere that dept. "believes it was burn off from the oil islands."
UPDATE: Coroner Says Man Killed By Blue Line Train (Pacific/5th St.) Was A 46 Yr Old Transient, Classifies Death As Accidental
Subsequent development above: Balloting Thurs. (Sept. 11) For Belmont Shore Residents Ass'n Board
On Thurs. (Sept. 11) LBPD set up a containment perimeter, SWAT cleared a location in the area of 500 W. Anaheim St./11th St./Daisy Ave,/Loma Vista...but the suspect is "in the wind" (eluded capture.) PD was dispatched shortly before 10 a.m. re an assault with a deadly weapon call; an armed man was believed to be in a residence; the suspect was instructed to exit; there was no response; precautionary evacuations were made; SWAT cleared the location but didn't locate the suspect.
ELB Resident (Bellflower/Willow Neighborhood) Sees Burglary Suspect Flee His Residence; LBPD Searches, Suspect Eludes Capture
LBREPORT.com reader photo
Corps of Engineers Report (See Full Text) Discloses That All Three Breakwater Sections Have Hurricane Damages, Focuses On Repairing Middle Section Protecting Ports, Says "Structural Integrity of the Breakwaters Has Been Compromised" (Esp. Middle Section Fronting Ports)
Rash of Car Thefts in Belmont Shore Area:
by Matt Fleischman
Mr. Fleischman owns/operates Diversified Threat Management, a private security firm offering security assessments, patrols and security services to neighborhoods and Business Improvement Districts. Diversified Threat Management is an LBREPORT.com advertiser.
Passage: John Bloeser, Sic Transit
Councilmembers Ask Harbor Comm'n Nominee No Questions In Council Meeting (Committee Chair Austin Asks One Question in His Committee) Before Voting
Council Majority Rebuffs Mungo On Proposal That Would Have Given Her and Mayor Garcia (Not Other Councilmembers) Access To LB Business' Confidential Sales Tax Data; Mungo Said She Wanted To Formulate Measures To Stop "Leakage" of Sales Tax Revenue To Other Cities And Encourage Businesses To Locate/Return To Long Beach; Council Referred Item To Mungo's Committee To Return With Different Version Within 60 Days
ELB Biz Becomes Biz Burglary Victim, 4300 block E. Carson St.
Details / Perspective: Long Beach City Hall Stalls Timely Public Records Access To Application By Harbor Comm'n Nominee Egoscue; Here's Other Information That's Already Public
Man Dies After Somehow Wedged/Trapped Under Blue Line Train, Pacific Ave./4th-5th St. Station; LBFD Uses Jaws of Life To Free Him, He's Transported To Hospital In Critical Condition And Doesn't Survive
LAPD Arrests Long Beach Man On Suspicion Of Alleged Sexual Act With Child Under Age 10; Investigation Triggered By Alleged Internet Activity; DA Will Decide Whether To File Charges
For the Record: Committee And Full Council Motions And Recorded Votes That Approved No Restored Police Officers, Fire Engines, PD Field Gang Unit Or Park Rangers; On Sept. 9, Council Has One More Budget Action Left Before Enactment
Man Is Shot Overnight (Sept. 7), 29th St. Near Santa Fe (South of Spring St.); It's Sixth WLB Shooting Since July, Seventh Since May
Red Xs=2014 murders; Blue Xs=2014 shootings, person wounded; Brown Xs=shots fired at victim(s), not hit; Purple Xs=2014 shots at occupied residence/vehicle; Green Xs=shots at unoccupied vehicle/residence
LBPD Says Equipment Malfunction Caused Radio Communication Disruption Sept. 7; Says It Switched To Backup Plan And Public Wasn't In Jeopardy; Multiple City of Long Beach Radio Communication Channels -- For Police, Fire, Airport And Other City Services -- Appeared To Suffer Disruption of Service Sunday Morning, PD Says Its Operations Now Partially Restored
Detailed Coverage w/ AUDIO: Long Beach Park Safety Advocate Claudia Schou Testifies To Crime, Gang, Drug, Repulsive Conditions In Several LB Parks As Described By 22 LB Neighborhood Groups, Seeks Two Add'l Park Rangers; Public Safety Committee (Price, Austin, Mungo) Votes To "Receive & File" (Take No Action); Hear What Took Place
SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Port of LB Reports No Damages From Any Hurricane Norbert Surge Sat. Nite. SAT UPDATE: Port Says No Major Problems Fri Nite From Norbert, Which Reached Category 3 But Is Weakening Now
UPDATE: Grassroots Central Project Area Council Votes Unanimously To Send A Letter (To Be Drafted/Reviewed In Coming Weeks) Objecting To Council/Mayor Actions That Group Says Showed Lack of Concern For Public Budget Input And Public's Stated Budget Priorities
Subsequent development above Council's Public Safety Committee (Price, Austin, Mungo) Meets @ Noon Fri. Sept. 5; Agendized Topics Include Res Burgs and Park Rangers
Subsequent development above Hurricane Norbert + Coming P.M. High Tides (6.5 Ft Sat) May Amplify Coming "Surge" BUT Forecast Surf Heights Roughly Half Of Previous Hurricane BUT Now With Middle Breakwater Breaches
With Pix: Corps of Engineers Says Middle Breakwater Has THREE Open Breaches Plus FIVE Near-Breaches That Will Be Adversely Affected By Ongoing Wave Action; At Same Time, Hurricane Norbert Is Heading North/Northwest With Another Surge Expected To Be Smaller Than Previous Hurricane
Photo from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shows what agency classifies as significant damage to middle breakwater.
VIDEO: See Governor Jerry Brown (Dem) Debate Challenger Neel Kashkari (Repub)
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ELB Man In His Mid-70s Dies From Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus
Reported Belmont Shore Res Burg Last Night (Sept. 3): 100 block St. Joseph (just south of 2nd St.)
Follow-Up: See List Of Long Beach Neighborhood Groups That Urged Council To Add Park Rangers For Taxpayers
With No Voted Dissent, Council Adopts Mgm't/Mayor Proposed FY15 Budget w/ No Restored Budgeted Police, No Field Anti-Gang Unit, No Fire Engines In Three Fire Stations...And No Add'l Park Rangers; Councilwoman Price Successfully Allocates $350k For PD Residential Burglary Unit
Editorial: Do You Want This (A Continuing Series) Councilmembers Gonzalez, Uranga, Mungo Propose These Changes To LB Political Contribution Laws:
Ha! (New Periodic Feature): Council Vote Makes 7th dist. Budget Meeting Mockery...So Meeting Morphs
Opinion: Let Them Drive Teslas
By Jon Coupal
President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Ass'n
Opinion: Here's A List of Top Reasons Why Park Patrol Program Doesn't Work
by Claudia Schou *
Ms. Schou is a Bluff Park resident and advocate for public safety at city parks
Editorial: City Mgm't Memo On Park Ranger Pgm Materializes At Midmorning, See It Here: [Previous] In the Dark: Here's What Public
Opinion: What Fire Chief Says Isn't What I'm Hearing About "Monomedic" Paramedic System
by Les Robbins
Mr. Robbins represented LB's 5th Council district from 1988-1998. Photo above by Mr. Robbins
Editorial: A Potential Ray Of Hope On Public Safety
Editorial: Past Precedent, Present Excuses And Public Safety
Opinion: New Council Needs To Do Its Homework, Ask Tough Questions And Repair Damages Done To Long Beach's Fire And Paramedic Service
by Les Robbins
Mr. Robbins represented LB's 5th Council district from 1988-1998. Photo above by Mr. Robbins
Opinion: Mayor and Council Records Shouldn't Be Destroyed
By Retired Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske
Editorial: Wear This At Tues (Aug. 5) "Nat'l Nite Out" (These Locations)
Editorial: Wear This At Upcoming Events And Send A Worthy Message
Editorial: Don't Resuscitate Deceased Economic Development Bureau(crats)
Editorial: Respecting Diversity
Editorial: Transparency, Disclosure Deserved For Inaugural Dollars
Editorial: More Trees ≠ More Cops
Opinion/Perspective: Mayor Bob Foster In Balance: Espoused Sensible Principles But In Our View Left Long Beach Worse Than He Found It In Key Areas; New Council Majority Should Reject Notion That Long Beach Can't Deliver Taxpayer Services At Levels Other Cities Do
Editorial: An "Inaugural" Fit For Kings
Editorial: Check/Balance Civics Lesson From Stymied Mayoral Attempt To Usurp Council Power
Editorial: How To Pay For A World Class Belmont Plaza Pool
Editorial: Inviting Uncontrollable Impacts At LB Airport
Opinion: City Mgm't Position On Civic Center Rebuild Understates Future Taxpayer Costs, Gives No Basis For Current Claimed Costs, Fails To Offer Obvious Alternative, Unwisely Rushes Council Decision With Long-Term Public Consequences
by Retired City Attorney Jim McCabe
Includes city management response
Editorial: Unfinished Business
Opinion: The Election: How To Spend Big And Lose Big
Opinion: Irrational Decision Making Merits No Vote From Me
by Joe Weinstein, Ph.D.
The Night Long Beach Ran Out of Cops: Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Eight Years Ago?
Opinion: What Is City Mgm't Trying To Hide From Council And Taxpayers On New Civic Center, And Why Are They Hiding It?
Common Sense by Terry Jensen
With Perspective: "For Garcia and Johnson, Leadership's Limit Is the 5th District Border"
by Dave Wielenga, GreaterLongBeach.com
Opinion: Double Standard Accepts Defeat As Victory
Common Sense by Terry Jensen
Editorial: Latest On Lemming Run Toward Taj Mahal Civic Center: $450,000 (60% Of What's Likely Needed) Proposed On Council "Consent Calendar" For Outside Lawyers
What LB Schools Should Do When We Get Fire Fallout
Editorial: LB Municipal Code Says Councilmembers Shouldn't Just Vanish On Pesky Votes But Mayors Let Them Do It...And Shouldn't
Editorial: Real Persons Here,
Editorial: Making A Mayoral Mockery Of Public Safety
Flashback: Editorial, Nov. 2011: "Would You Want To Live There?"
Editorial: Council Should Say NO Tonight To Looting $2.6 Million In Pothole, Street, Sidewalk And Infrastructure Funds to Pay For This; We Propose Alternatives
UPDATE: Council action: Passes 8-0 (Schipske absent) No questions or comments from Councilmembers regarding the use of infrastructure funds for the item.
UPDATED / Perspective: Fed Up With "Political Graffiti?" We Invite Campaigns And Independent Committees Either To Claim The Signs We Show Here Are Lawful/Consensual Or Remove Them
This "political graffiti" spotted in Los Altos. Email us your pix to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial: The Election
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Archival Access: Hear What Council Was Told In 1995 About Aquarium Paying Its Bond Debt Without Taxpayer Bailout
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|Subsequent development above LBREPORT.com Learns Long Beach's Federal Breakwater Sustained Significant Damage in Hurricane Marie Surge
See Letter Circulating Among Neighborhood Groups Urging Council To Reinstate Park Ranger Program; Describes Increased Public Drug Use In Parks, Says If Council Can't Budget One Or Two More Rangers, One Or Two Of Three Now Allocated To El Dorado Park Should Be Shifted To Other City Park "Hot Spots"
LBPD Officers Arrest Man After Alleged Sexual Assault On Woman, Area PCH/San Gabriel River; Responding Officers Encounter Suspect Who Allegedly Releases And Refuses To Recall Pitbull; Dog Is Shot And Treated At Vet; Suspect Is Arrested/Booked On Alleged Sexual Related Offense
UPDATE: "Gut and Amend" Bill That Attempted To Keep Garcia On Coastal Comm'n Is Kaput; Statement By Unnamed Conservation Activists Implies Sac'to Dem Leadership Won't Advance 11th Hour "Gut and Amend" Bill To Change State Law For Long Beach Mayor Garcia...Meaning Garcia Would Exit Coastal Comm'n By Mid-September And What's Next Is Currently Uncertain
LBPD Detectives Link And Arrest Five Suspects Re Two Recent Robberies: One At Gunpoint With Physical Attack To A Man In Ocean Blvd/Shoreline Dr. Parking Lot, Another 23 Hrs Later To Three Women Walking In 2nd St/Argonne Area of Belmont Shore
LBPD Officers Faced THIS in NLB (New Details) When Armed Carjacking Suspect Allegedly Opens Fire On Them And Flees; PD Finds His Car, Finds And Arrests Suspect, Allegedly Finds Assault Rifle Nearby With Expended Shell Casings In Car
ELB (Lakewood Village) Coyote Attack (Cat Is Killed); Bixby Park Menacing Coyote Encounter (Owner Walking Dog, Coyote Scared Off)
Subsequent development above In Detail: Sac'to 11th Hour ("Gut and Amend") Attempt To Change State Law To Let Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia Remain On Coastal Comm'n Where He's Ineligible Under Current Law
15 other L.A. County and OC elected officials have submitted their names for consideration to fill vacancy
Subsequent development above Gunfire At Midafternoon Weds. In NLB As Armed Carjacking Suspect Allegedly Opens Fire on LBPD Officers in Busy 6300 block of Atlantic Ave; Suspect Speeds Away, Vehicle Later Found In Nearby Community
City crews attached plywood to the boardwalk along the Peninsula to provide extra protection...just in case seawater surging from Hurricane Marie breaches a sand berm. Photo via LBFD.
VIDEO ON-DEMAND (as seen LIVE): Hurricane Surge + High Tide Arrive, Surge Overtops Breakwater, Produces Modest Wave Sets Along LB's Beach & Peninsula; Protective Berm Holds, Residents & City Crews Await Next Surge
VIDEO coverage, plus photos, by Community Correspondent Dan Halverson
VIDEO screen save from LIVE webcast by Dan Halverson
Hurricane Surge + High Tide Surf = Brings These Waves To Long Beach's (Now) Near Waveless Beach
This buoy somehow landed on the beachPhoto by Dan Halverson
Tues Nite: Hurricane Swell + High Tide Bring Some Seawater Thru Part Of Peninsula Sand Berm, Flows Onto Part of Ocean Blvd. (LBFD Says Roughly Curb Level, Only Ocean Side of Street) b/w About 55th-57th Pl.; Crews Divert Flow, Reinforce Berm, Remain Watchful Until Pacific Hurricane Passes
Photo via Jake Heflin, PIO/LBFD
Tense Predawn/Daybreak Police Activity Area 6th/Linden: Suspect Allegedly Threatens To Shoot Victim (Who Escapes); SWAT Activated, Arrests Barricaded Allegedly Armed Suspect
Photo courtesy of KaRi, publisher of ThePrimeSpot.com
Why Was This Water Spewing At LB's Downtown Metro Station In A Drought?
Photo by Joshua Michael Orr via Facebook
With VIDEO: Anti-Israel Protest Didn't Halt Unloading Of
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Midafternoon Sunday Stabbing, Area 39th Place Near Belmont Pier Entrance, Allegedly Involved Two Transients; Victim In Hospital, Suspect in Custody
Aug. 24: 3.3 Quake San Pedro Channel/Off Pt. Fermin (Aug. 24 7:50 p.m.) Lightly Felt in LB
Collision: Willow St./Clark Ave.
Photo by Dan Halverson
West Long Beach Overnight Shooting, PCH Just East of Santa Fe
|Flashback: KFWB All News/Newstalk 980 Kaput, Will Flip To All Sports; Flashback To June 2011: See LBREPORT.com's Supernaw & Mello On-Air When Station Spent A Day in Long Beach
Man Is Shot At Midafternoon Thurs (Aug 21) Across Street From Central LB's MacArthur Park
Archery Advocates Push Back El Dorado Park Permit Plan, Object To Letting Parks/Rec Director Approve Their Target Images, Bristle At Ban (Urged By Animal Advocates) On Animal Images/3D Figurines As Targets; Parks/Rec Comm'n Sends Initially Proposed Verbiage Back To Staff For Unspecified Revision(s)
See Message From Lakewood Sheriff Deputy Attacked While Responding To Domestic Violence Related Call @ Lakewood Mall; DA Charges Bell Gardens Man With Attempted Murder Of A Peace Officer Plus Other Felonies, Alleges Defendant Repeatedly Kicked And Stomped On Deputy's Head and Neck Area
Midafternoon Collision, Willow/Studebaker
With photos by Daryl Supernaw
Council Votes 9-0 To Deny Appeal, Independently Approves On Its Own ("De Novo Review") Contracts Enabling Continued Coal/Petroleum Coke Export (Using Open Rail Cars) With No New Environmental Review Since '92; Mayor Garcia Voices No Views Pro or Con
City Mgr Tells Budget Oversight Committee Cost To Restore A Park Ranger = $75k-$96k Each
State Senate OK's AB 2188, That Could Make Solar Permits Simpler For CA Homeowners; Now Heads To Ass'y For Concurrence, Then To Governor
Lobbying Group For CA City Halls Opposed It; LB City Hall Was Neutral On Measure
Long Beach City Mgm't Recommends Parking Meter Rate Increases For New "Smart Parking Meters" In Belmont Shore and Downtown...But Not For "The Pike"
Subsequent development above Long Beach Port's Petroleum Coke/Coal Policy Percolates Into City Council With High Visibility Appeal Of Harbor Comm'n Approval Of Two Pet-Coke Contracts
Subsequent development above City Mgr Tells Budget Oversight Committee Cost To Restore A Park Ranger = $75k-$96k Each
Says Mgm't Recommends Without Lethal Weapons (And If Lethal Weaponry Sought, Would Discuss Transferring Program To Police Dept.)
Long Beach Councilman Rex Richardson Releases This Open Letter To Youth Of Ferguson, MO
With Perspective: 1st dist. Neighborhood Wakes Up To Graffiti Vandalism at Three Corners Of Magnolia/Loma Vista Dr.
During Mayor Garcia-Organized Council "Retreat" @ LBCC
Largest Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Is Currently in Lakewood's Mayfair Park Thru Sunday
UPDATE: Sheriff Dept. Says Suspect Unexpectedly Knocked Deputy To Ground, Allegedly Continued Assault "With A Shod Foot"; Sheriff Deputy In Critical Condition, Suspect Booked On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder Of Law Enforcement Officer, After A Fight -- No Shooting -- Involving The Deputy & Suspect @ Lakewood Mall
Six Pedestrians Struck By Vehicle, Anaheim/Gundry
In Budget Discussion, No Councilmembers Openly Support Amending Mgm't/Mayor Proposed FY15 Police/Fire Budgets (No Add'l Council Budgeted Police, No PD Field Anti-Gang Units, No Restored Fire Engines, No Return To Paramedic System Prior To Current Test)
Mayor Garcia-Organized Council "Retreat" Will Be At LBCC Saturday; Here's Agenda
Text of Marin County Sheriff/Coroner Office Prepared Statement re Death of Robin Williams
Long Beach Reacts On Facebook With Shock, Disbelief On Learning Robin Williams Is Dead at 63, Apparently A Suicide; President Obama Issues This Statement
Council Scheduled To Discuss Police, Fire & Health Dept. Budgets On Same Night
LBPD Issues This Release re Predawn Fatal Shooting in 2800 block E. Third St.
What's A Burglary? CA Law (PC 459) Says...
Neighborhood In Vicinity Of 2800 block 3rd St. Fatal Shooting (Of Alleged Intruder/Res Burg Suspect) Had 12 Reported Res Burgs (Attempted or Completed) Within Past Six Months
Decedent Is Identified In 2 a.m. Shooting, 2800 block E. Third Street, Was Fatally Shot By Home's Resident As Alleged Residential Burglar
|Public Safety Committee Chair Councilwoman Suzie Price WON'T Hold Committee Meetings on Public Safety Aspects of Mayor/Mgm't Proposed FY15 Budget
CounterPoint: We Publish Public Safety Committee Chair / Councilwoman Suzie Price Response Following LBREPORT.com Report On No Public Safety Committee Meeting Re FY15 Budget's Public Safety Aspects
East Long Beach Man Recovering From
A "King Tide" (Higher-Than-Usual-High Tide) Will Arrive Sunday Night, Coinciding With A "Super Moon"
File photo, Jan. 1, 2014, portion of seawall as seen at 61st and Bayshore Walk
LBPD Detectives Arrest, DA's Office Charges, LB Man -- On Probation for Burglary -- In Connection With A Dozen Burglaries Near LBPD HQ And More...
Retrospective: At Long Beach's Franklin School in the Mid '80s, We Learned of Horror and Empathy From Childhood Survivors Of Cambodia's Killing Fields
by Rachel Powers, as originally published (July 2010) by GreaterLongBeach.com
Public Safety in LB Parks: Friends of Bixby Park President Urges Council To Restore/Bolster Former Park Ranger Service, Describes Disturbing Park Conditions, Says Problems Are Citywide; Vice Mayor Lowenthal Urges Council Not To Decide Until Receiving Full Costs Of Park Rangers; Parks & Rec Dir. Reveals His Dept. Has Begun "Park Patrols" (10-12 City Staffers) Who'll Try And Abate Bad Activities Without Police...And Will Call Cops If Necessary
Amnesia File: Aug. 2011 on GreaterLongBeach.com: "Bixby Park Neighborhoods Say Public-Safety Cuts Hurting Restoration" by Dave Wielenga
Priority Matter: Via Money.com: "A Billion Passwords Have Been Stolen. Here's What To Do Now"
As seen LIVE during Aug. 5 City Council meeting: City Attorney Parkin reports "no reportable action" following closed session on litigation related to BNSF-sought SCIG railyard.
Event Advisory: Thurs.
With Perspective: BNSF Gave Money To Every Current Long Beach Councilmember And LB's Mayor (via their officeholder and/or campaign accounts) Who'll Meet Behind Closed Doors Today (Aug. 5) On City's Lawsuit Challenging EIR To BNSF-Sought WLB-Adjacent SCIG Railyard
UPDATE: City Attorney Parkin reports "no reportable action" following closed session on litigation related to BNSF-sought SCIG railyard.
Subsequent development above: Long Beach Council Is Asked To Authorize Destruction of Records From All Or Parts Of Terms Of Office Of Three Mayors And Three 7th Dist. Councilmembers
Did You See It?: UPDATED: Long Beach and L.A.-OC Area Got Good View of Int'l Space Station Monday Night
Photo by Don Haselroth on Facebook: "Watched it go over clear as a bell.".
Image via Heavens-above.com.
Follow-Up: See It: Cyclone Racer Developer/Investor Team Offers Digital Preview Showing Rebuilt Attraction (And Its Pedestrian-Drawing Shoreline Synergy)
Team says it's has met with city staff and is pursuing city's site plan review process and will use private, not taxpayer funds
Image by Larry Osterhoudt/Cyclone Racer project team
In Detail / Perspective: Garcia/Foster Recommended FY15 Budget Contains No Funding For Long Beach Police Field Anti-Gang Units
In Detail/Perspective: No New Long Beach Cops Proposed For Council Funding In Garcia/Foster Recommended FY15 Budget
PD would hire 11 non-sworn personnel to shift 18 "full time equivalent" sworn officers to "high priority investigations of burglary, homicide, gangs and narcotics."
Late afternoon Sunday on-shore flow brings less humid, more normal ocean breeze to Long Beach
Sunset Aug. 3. Photo by Max Pearl
Muggy Sunday With 30% Chance of Scattered Thundershowers After Light Rain Saturday Night
Long Beach Sprint Nationals Speedboat Drivers Survive Two Scary Saturday Crashes
All photos by Steve Brown (Copyright © 2014 Steve Brown / Sepia Productions). All rights reserved
Mylar (Metallised Film) Balloon Triggered Lengthy ELB Power Outage: SCE Offers These Tips And Cautions
LBPD Finds & Arrests, DA Files Charges Against, LB Man In
Now It's Murder: 26 Yr-Old Man Shot