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No short-term fix for challenges in California pot market

Nov. 15, 2019 8:31 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California’s struggling marijuana market can expect to see a period of continued strain and turbulence for at least a couple of years, as it deals with sustained competition from illegal sales, industry layoffs and fallout from a national vaping crisis, the state’s...

Kuhse, Tass help No. 18 Saint Mary's beat Long Beach State

Nov. 15, 2019 12:57 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Saint Mary's repeatedly went at Long Beach State in the post to build an early lead. Then, the Gaels changed up and went outside to pull away in the second half. Tommy Kuhse had a career-high 20 points and eight assists and No. 18 Saint Mary’s bounced back three days after...

Onyenwere scores 27, No. 11 UCLA beats LBSU 86-51

Nov. 14, 2019 4:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michaela Onyenwere had 27 points and six rebounds to help UCLA beat Long Beach State 86-51 on Thursday. Onyenwere scored 11 of the first 13 points of the game as UCLA opened with a 20-0 run. The Bruins led 52-26 at the break after scoring 26 points in each quarter. Onyenwere paced the...

Delaire, Terry lead Stanford past the Beach, 86-58

Nov. 13, 2019 12:02 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sophomore Jaiden Delaire keeps things simple. It's the message he receives from the coaching staff every day. "I want to play as hard as I can consistently and limit turnovers," Delaire said after scoring a career-high 14 points in helping Stanford beat Long Beach State 86-58 on...

Long Beach man charged with murder in DUI crash

Nov. 12, 2019 8:41 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old Long Beach man has been charged with three counts of murder, gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under influence for a Halloween night crash that killed a husband, his wife and their 3-year-old son as they walked home from trick-or-treating. The Los Angeles County...

Hunter leads Long Beach St. over San Diego 74-62

Nov. 9, 2019 9:33 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Chance Hunter had 21 points and nine rebounds as Long Beach State beat San Diego 74-62 on Saturday. Colin Slater had 18 points for Long Beach State (1-1). Michael Carter III added 14 points. Joey Calcaterra scored a career-high 20 points for the Toreros (0-2). Jared Rodriguez...

Cronin wins UCLA debut as Bruins rally past Long Beach State

Nov. 7, 2019 2:38 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Cronin's debut as UCLA's coach wasn't pretty by any means, but he wasn't expecting a walk in the park Tuesday night against Long Beach State. The Bruins trailed for most of the game before taking control over the last five minutes of the second half and rallying for a 69-65 victory...

Driver in fatal California crash arrested in June burglary

Nov. 6, 2019 1:36 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say the man accused of driving while intoxicated and fatally running over a Southern California couple and their 3-year-old son on Halloween night has been charged in an unrelated burglary case. Long Beach police say Carlo Navarro was arrested in connection with a June...

California couple, son run over on Halloween die of injuries

Nov. 4, 2019 2:38 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California couple and their 3-year-old son have died of their injuries after they were run over by an SUV on Halloween night, police said Monday. The boy's mother, 32-year-old Raihan Awaida, died Sunday evening, Long Beach police said. The father, 30-year-old Joseph...

Man killed hours after service resumes on LA's Metro A Line

Nov. 3, 2019 2:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say one man was struck and killed by a train and another was injured hours after Metro resumed rail service between downtown Los Angeles and Long Beach. Sheriff's officials say the incident occurred late Saturday on tracks in a neighborhood just south of downtown Los Angeles....