Long Beach

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LBPD release 911 call on fatally shot student

The Long Beach Police Department released Wednesday the recording of the initial 911 phone call about Feras Morad, a Woodland Hills native who the LBPD fatally shot on 15th Street last week. The person making the phone call reported Morad as “intoxicated” and “maybe a little bit” violent, though police[Read More…]

New Long Beach website unveiled

A picture of the Long Beach Pike on a bright, sunny day fills the homepage for the new website for the city of Long Beach, which Mayor Robert Garcia debuted June 1 in a press conference at City Hall. To remodel the website, Garcia said his team completely started over[Read More…]

Reburial uncovers Long Beach land

Archaeologists disturbed at least 20 individuals aged 800 years old during a dig in 1952, but within the next year they will be laid back to rest. Dr. Carl Lipo, an archaeology professor at California State University, Long Beach, recruited students for his spring 2015 Anthropology 450 class to excavate[Read More…]

‘Water’ those smells?

Some Long Beach residents have experienced unpleasant odors in their tap water, and the Long Beach Water Department is blaming it on hydrogen sulfide. The LBWD acknowledged the problem in a statement released Monday, which said that some of the local wells treated by the Groundwater Treatment Plant have low[Read More…]

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