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Murray lifts Long Beach St. past UC Irvine 73-67

Jan. 22, 2022 21:21 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Joel Murray had 24 points as Long Beach State defeated UC Irvine 73-67 on Saturday. Murray made all 12 of his free throw attempts. Aboubacar Traore had 19 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Long Beach State (8-9, 4-1 Big West...

Long Beach St. beats UC San Diego 87-69

Jan. 21, 2022 00:49 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Colin Slater and Joel Murray scored 20 points apiece as Long Beach State beat UC San Diego 87-69 on Thursday night. Aboubacar Traore had 14 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for Long Beach State (7-9, 3-1 Big West Conference), which ended its four-game road...

Man gets life sentence for deadly California rampage

Jan. 19, 2022 20:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man convicted of a Southern California rampage that included shootings, carjackings and murder was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole by a judge who called him “evil personified." Artyom Gasparyan, 38, was sentenced Tuesday in Los Angeles...

Army Corps of Engineers gets $14B to help ease supply chains

Jan. 19, 2022 08:56 AM EST

The Biden administration on Wednesday announced the release of $14 billion to the Army Corps of Engineers to fund 500 projects, with a focus on easing supply chain problems and addressing climate change. The spending stems largely from President Joe Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure...

Diver dies after going missing near California oil platform

Jan. 17, 2022 13:00 PM EST

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A commercial diver who went missing in the ocean near an oil platform off Southern California was found dead, authorities said. The search began Sunday morning in the area surrounding the oil processing facility known as platform Elly, about 5 miles...

Traore leads Long Beach State past Northridge 71-55

Jan. 15, 2022 23:01 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Freshman guard Aboubacar Traore had 10 points and 16 rebounds as Long Beach State routed CSU Northridge 71-55 on Saturday. Joel Murray added 16 points for the Beach (6-9, 2-1 Big West). Atin Wright had 14 points and Onyi Eyisi had 10 points...

Jones carries Long Beach St. over UC Santa Barbara 65-58

Jan. 14, 2022 00:26 AM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jadon Jones registered 13 points, seven rebounds and three blocks as Long Beach State topped UC Santa Barbara 65-58 on Thursday night. Joel Murray had 15 points for Long Beach State (5-9, 1-1 Big West Conference). Colin Slater, the Beach's...

Coleman scores 22, leads Hawaii over Long Beach State 72-67

Jan. 08, 2022 19:15 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Noel Coleman tossed in 22 points and Hawaii turned back Long Beach State 72-67 in a Big West Conference opener on Saturday. Jerome Desrosiers had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Rainbow Warriors (5-5, 1-0). Bernardo Da Silva added nine rebounds. ...

Back in action: No. 5 UCLA routs Long Beach State 96-78

Jan. 06, 2022 22:38 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Early on, fifth-ranked UCLA looked out of sorts in its return from a 25-day absence caused by COVID-19. Johnny Juzang, an 87% free-throw shooter, missed his first two at the line. The Bruins missed eight of nine field-goal attempts soon after. ...

Pandemic sidelines police, fire and teachers in California

Jan. 06, 2022 21:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A dramatic surge in coronavirus cases has sidelined more than 800 Los Angeles city police and fire personnel and led to slightly longer ambulance and fire response times, adding to concerning absences statewide of public safety officers, health care workers and teachers. ...