5th District Survives the Dark Night
It was lights out for Southern California Edison Company (SCE) customers north of Spring Street, south of Carson and east of Clark Avenue from shortly after 10 p.m. on Sunday, November 17 to 5:15 a.m. the next day. A planned outage was to permanently fix power supply issues that had bedeviled SCE in the area since the summer months.
Though members ...
Mayoral Candidate Janna Shields Backs Businesses
Among the candidates not participating in a mayoral candidate forum on November 22 was 68-year-old candidate Janna Shields, who lives in the Drake Park area and was out of town during that debate.
Despite that missed meeting, Shields contends her strategy involves “Talking to voters, that’s the big thing. I just show up at meetings, the best thing ...
Boulevard’s Classic Buick ‘Not For Sale’
Photo by Kirt Ramirez
It’s the oldest new car on the showroom floor.
A brand-new, glossy black 1987 GNX two-door coupe sits on display at Boulevard Buick in Signal Hill. It has never sold. Around 500 GNXs were made to conclude the Buick Regal Grand National series – which ran from 1985 to 1987.
In 1985, the series produced 2,102 Regal Grand Nationals, then 5,512 ...
Long Beach Comic and Horror Con Draws Geeks and Freaks
Superheroes, villains, zombies and stormtroopers descended upon the Long Beach Convention Center for the Long Beach Comic and Horror Convention on the weekend of November 23 and 24. An event packed with workshops and merchandise booths, the convention’s greatest attraction was the “Artist Alley,” where both budding and well-established artists and ...
Long Beach Police Reforms Urged
Editor’s Note: The following letter was addressed to Vice Mayor Robert Garcia on December 4:
With regard to the Long Beach Register article published today [Dec. 4], "L.B. police form panel to review use of force," I would like to share some of my concerns and recommendations.
As you know, the LBPD has a long history of substandard shootings ...