“The presence and tactics of the decoy officers actually caused the crimes to occur,” a California judge concluded about the Long Beach Police Department's tactics.
Good morning. It is Saturday, April 30. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES Discriminatory sting: A Los Angeles Superior Court judge invalidated the arrest of a Long Beach man picked up for lewd conduct and indecent exposure while also criticizing the Long Beach Police...
With the dollar at record strength against the peso, the Riviera Maya, with its pristine beaches, delicious cuisine, and welcoming people, is a spectacular value for American travelers. This is one of Mexico’s most popular destinations, so it's easy to reach; leave in the morning from most U.S. Show More Summary
A Los Angeles county judge has ruled that gay sex stings carried out by Long Beach police are discriminatory and “indicative of animus toward homosexuals.” Superior Court Judge Halim Dhanidina invalidated the arrest of Rory Moroney, 50, o… Read The post Judge Rules Gay Sex Stings Carried Out by Long Beach Police Are Discriminatory appeared first on Towleroad.
A Los Angeles County judge on Friday strongly criticized the Long Beach Police Department's practice of conducting sting operations against gay men cruising for companionship, saying the policy was "indicative of animus toward homosexuals." In a closely watched case, Superior Court Judge Halim...
Sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of a child in Long Beach, officials said Thursday. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department homicide detectives responded to the 2500 block of East Jackson Street at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death. The...
The city of Long Beach’s contributions to popular music will probably always be overshadowed by that of its big sister, L.A. Which is a shame, really. Of course there are the city’s two most famous musical denizens, Snoop Dogg and Sublime, who rep Long Beach hard in their songs. But...
A Long Beach man is serving a 90-years-to-life prison sentence in the fatal shooting that killed Okpara Khamisi Wright on April 2, 2009. Wright, 35, was at a gas station with another man in the 5400 block of Atlantic Avenue in Long Beach...Show More Summary
The gunfire erupted at about 10:30 a.m. in the office on Long Beach Road in Oceanside, police said.
A freak windstorm that felled trees and ripped awnings across Long Beach, California also claimed a more finger-lickin' victim—an enormous KFC bucket sign. The sign crashed down from an Atlantic Avenue storefront early Monday evening, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reports. Show More Summary
When you're sitting pretty on the beach in Miami, the vibes are festive and the poolside style is bold. So we weren't surprised Ellie Goulding chose a neon-pink triangle bikini. The singer accessorized her carefree look with a long pendant...Show More Summary
Female machinist, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California, 1942. Photo by Alfred T. Palmer A couple of important book reviews for you to read on feminist texts, both of which go after the “marketplace feminism” that currently passes for mainstream feminism in many circles. First, Sarah Jaffe on Andi Zeisler’s We Were Feminists Once: From […]
Mega Citizenship Workshop in Long Beach, April 10. Photo by Juan Alaniz. "For 16 years, members of my family tried to become U.S. citizens. We spent thousands of dollars on fraudulent attorneys, we lived under fear and intimidation and we had no idea how to navigate the process. Show More Summary
A group of industrial design students at California State University in Long Beach wanted to develop a people-powered means to transport gear over short distances. Bicycles are too big and cumbersome, so they invented the Nimble: a kick scooter with a cargo platform. Show More Summary
DAY FIVE The Doug, Murder/Suicide House and Haven Beach We choose the Courthouse Restaurant for breakfast. I had their specialty breakfast called “The Doug”. It was in a long bowl with hash browns on the bottom, next was scrambled eggs, and sausage gravy on top. Show More Summary
Powerful winds from a spring storm ripped across the Los Angeles area Monday, knocking down a giant KFC bucket on a pole in Long Beach and sending a heavy canopy at a Valencia car wash flying across vehicles. Wind gusts reached nearly 60 mph in the high desert. Dramatically, a freak guster in Long...
Skateboards, sunglasses, streamers, the California sunshine, and one adorable puppy - couple Orland and Bianca's modern hipster engagement session in Long Beach looks like so much fun. "Bianca and Orland are sweet and crazy creative," said the photographers of A Guy + a Girl Photography. Show More Summary
Three weeks before he was fatally shot by a Long Beach Police officer on March 10, Martin “Marty” Hurtado reached out to his former mentor at Homeboy Industries, trying once again to change his life. “He was a very kind kid, a sweet kid who was always very gentle with everyone here,” said Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries. Show More Summary
Mid-to-late spring is arguably the most exciting time of the year. Warm weather is beginning to shine down, freeing us from long sleeves and beanies, and there’s still an entire season of warmth to look forward to, so that feeling of impending chill is nowhere near. And if you’re one of the planning-types, that might mean your [...]
The Los Angeles County coroner's office has identified a man fatally stabbed on a Metro Blue Line platform in Long Beach earlier this month. Robert Goins, 45, died of multiple stab wounds on a train station platform April 15, according to the coroner's report. Deputies of the Los Angeles County...