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Los Angeles County fairgrounds to house migrant children

Apr. 09, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles County fairgrounds will be used to temporarily house unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said Friday. County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis said the campus in Pomona could be used to house as many as...

Long Beach Convention Center to be migrant shelter

Apr. 07, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Long Beach voted Tuesday to temporarily house as many as 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children at the city's convention center. The City Council unanimously approved a plan to work with the federal government to establish a shelter...

Long Beach police kill woman who pointed rifle at officers

Apr. 02, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Long Beach police on Friday shot and killed a woman who pointed a rifle at them at home where a dead man was found, authorities said. Officers and firefighters were sent to the home at about 5:15 a.m. by a 911 call about a man who appeared to...

Murder suspect recaptured after mistaken release from jail

Mar. 29, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Southern California jail was recaptured Monday after a three-week manhunt, authorities said. Steven Manzo was spotted in the city of Buena Park in Orange County, getting into a grey Nissan Sentra...

2 fatally shot during alleged Long Beach robbery attempt

Mar. 29, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities investigating the weekend killings of two men at a residence say the shooter told them he opened fire when six people forced their way in and attempted to rob him. Long Beach police said the resident called to...

Baker lifts UC Irvine past Long Beach St. 73-58

Mar. 06, 2021 23:09 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dawson Baker had 14 points as UC Irvine topped Long Beach State 73-58 on Saturday. DJ Davis had 10 points for UC Irvine (16-8, 13-4 Big West Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Collin Welp added nine rebounds. Brad Greene had...

Davis carries UC Irvine past Long Beach St. 71-68 in OT

Mar. 05, 2021 23:39 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — DJ Davis came off the bench to tally 18 points to lift UC Irvine to a 71-68 overtime win over Long Beach State on Friday. Collin Welp had 18 points for UC Irvine (15-8, 12-4 Big West Conference). Brad Greene added 11 points, nine rebounds and...

Carter III leads Long Beach State over Cal Poly 74-69

Feb. 20, 2021 21:43 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Michael Carter III scored 15 points, Chance Hunter had 14, and Long Beach State beat Cal Poly 74-69 on Saturday night. Isaiah Washington added 10 points, seven assists, six rebounds and three steals for Long Beach State (5-7, 4-4 Big West...

Carter leads Long Beach St. over Cal Poly 64-60

Feb. 19, 2021 21:41 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Michael Carter III tied his career high with 25 points plus 10 rebounds as Long Beach State narrowly beat Cal Poly 64-60 on Friday. Carter made 9 of 11 from the free throw line. Isaiah Washington had 11 points for Long...

California lawmakers, governor at odds on school reopening

Feb. 18, 2021 22:11 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After weeks of tense negotiations, California's legislative leaders agreed Thursday on a $6.5 billion proposal aimed at getting students back in classrooms this spring following months of closures because of the pandemic. But the plan does not...