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January 6, 1988 | DAVID HALDANE and ELAINE WOO, Times Staff Writers
The state was ordered Tuesday to pay up to $35 million to the Long Beach Unified School District for money spent on voluntary desegregation efforts from 1977 to 1984, a ruling that could affect dozens of school districts around California. The order by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert I. Weil followed more than five years of efforts by the Long Beach district to recover the expenses of its desegregation program, which began in 1972.
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April 27, 2014 | By Emily Alpert Reyes
Law enforcement officials say a man who was shot and killed Sunday afternoon by Long Beach police pulled out a pair of scissors during a clash at a Target store in Compton before leading Sheriff's deputies on a chase into Long Beach, where he got out of his vehicle with a large wooden stick in hand. Security officers first tried to detain the man at the Target on South Alameda Street for “a crime allegedly committed at the store,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said late Sunday.
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SPORTS
February 24, 2001
That Dale Earnhardt perished from the earth on the last turn of the last lap at his favorite race on his favorite track is almost poetic. That he perished while guarding victory for his friend and his son is more than heroic. In life, he transcended his sport. In death, he resides in Valhalla. RHYS THOMAS Van Nuys You must have heard from countless shocked readers by now concerning Dale Earnhardt's appalling lack of judgment in driving a passenger vehicle 60 mph in rain so hard he couldn't see the highway, narrowly averting collision with numerous vehicles stopped in front of him because of the bad visibility ["An Unforgettable Drive," Feb. 20]
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April 27, 2014 | By Emily Alpert Reyes
Long Beach police shot and killed a man suspected of assaulting a law enforcement officer Sunday. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department pursued the assailant into Long Beach after the alleged felony assault. Long Beach police joined in the pursuit about 3:15 p.m., said Long Beach Police spokeswoman Sgt. Megan Zabel. The man was shot in the area of Ocean Boulevard and 14th Place. He died after being taken to a nearby hospital. It was not immediately clear what caused police to fire on him. Twitter: @latimesemily Emily.Alpert@latimes.com
ENTERTAINMENT
January 26, 2012
EVENTS The reigning elder statesman of experimental rock, Lou Reed will discuss his work — from the Velvet Underground in the 1960s and '70s to his recent work with Metallica — in conversation with producer Bob Ezrin. Ezrin, no musical slouch himself, has collaborated with such artists as Alice Cooper, KISS and Pink Floyd. Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atheron St., Long Beach. 8 p.m. Fri. $45. (562) 985-7000. http://www.carpenterarts.org
ENTERTAINMENT
November 1, 2012
MUSIC The king of the sitar, Ravi Shankar, will perform in Long Beach, bringing with him the signature Indian sound that intrigued both George Harrison and the Beatles as well as a generation of music fans. Long Beach Convention Center, Terrace Theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. 7:30 p.m. Sun. $35 to $70. (800) 745-3000. http://www.longbeachcc.com.
BUSINESS
March 21, 2010
219 Belmont Ave., Long Beach 90803 Listed for: $795,000 Size: Three bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,950 square feet Lot size: 6,150 square feet Features: The 1920 bungalow has hardwood floors, a fireplace and a two-car garage. MLS ID: C09117126 2170 Fanwood Ave., Long Beach 90815 Listed for: $549,000 Size: Four bedrooms and two bathrooms in 2,338 square feet Lot size: 6,250 square feet Features: The 1951 house has a remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, a family room with a fireplace and a formal dining room.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 15, 2010
EVENTS Boasting "the world's highest cleavage to horsepower ratio," the 19th Annual Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show and Calendar Girl Music Festival will display motorcycles and the models who love them at the Queen Mary in Long Beach. A music festival including all-female rock bands and an AC/DC tribute band will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The music accompanies exhibits by 195 motorcycle parts manufacturers. The Queen Mary 1126 Queen's Highway, Long Beach. 10 a.m. Sun. (877)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 2013 | By Richard Winton and Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times
The family of a 35-year-old man shot to death by Long Beach police after they mistook a water hose nozzle he was holding for a handgun was awarded $6.5 million in damages by a federal jury Thursday. After a day of deliberations, jurors found that two officers violated Doug Zerby's constitutional rights, were negligent and acted with malice or reckless disregard for his life in the December 2010 fatal shooting outside a Belmont Shore apartment. Zerby was shot by the two officers - one used a shotgun and the other a handgun - as they were responding to a report of a man with a handgun in the apartment complex's courtyard.
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February 14, 2014 | By Ruben Vives
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that occurred Friday afternoon in Long Beach. Deputies shot and wounded a man about 12:25 p.m. on East Pacific Coast Highway, authorities said.  The man was taken by paramedics to a hospital. No deputies were injured, according to sheriff's officials.  Further details about the incident were not immediately available.  ALSO: Man found standing over dead mother with knife, police say Suspect in salon death offered 'vampire face lifts,' police say CHP: 17 callers saw wrong-way driver on 2 freeways before fatal crash ruben.vives@latimes.com Twitter: @latvives
SPORTS
April 26, 2014 | By Lisa Dillman
SAN JOSE - At 21, Matt Nieto still looks very much like a college student talking about coming home for Christmas or spring break. But while Nieto happens to be employed by a successful hockey team, he still opts for comfort when he comes home to Long Beach. Where does he go first? "In-N-Out," Nieto said, smiling, answering without hesitation. "Every time I go home, the first place I go is In-N-Out. " You can take the kid out of Southern California, but you can't quite take all of Southern California out of the kid. Never mind that they have plenty of those burger spots in Northern California and San Jose.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 2014 | By Ricardo Lopez
In their largest demonstration yet, truck drivers who haul cargo in and out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will go on a limited strike Monday to protest what they contend are widespread workplace violations. The truck drivers, from some of the region's largest trucking companies, have accused the companies of illegally misclassifying them as independent contractors instead of as employees. That misclassification results in lower wages and denies them protections that employees get under state and federal labor laws, they contend.
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April 25, 2014 | By Samantha Schaefer
Several people were injured in Long Beach on Friday after a car collided with a train on the Blue Line, officials said. The crash between the northbound train and car was reported about 7 a.m. near 14th Street and Long Beach Boulevard, said Metro spokesman Jose Ubaldo. Details about how the crash occurred were not immediately available. Five people were transported to hospitals with minor injuries, according to Matthew Dobberpuhl of the Long Beach Fire Department. Five people on the train reported minor injuries, such as back and neck pain, Ubaldo said.
BUSINESS
April 23, 2014 | By W.J. Hennigan
Boosted by strong sales, Boeing Co. beat analysts' estimates for its first quarter largely because of faster production of commercial jetliners. The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That's down 12.7% from $1.11 billion, or $1.44 a share, a year earlier. Boeing attributed the fall to a $330-million write-off related to changes in its pension plans and a one-time tax credit in 2013. The company's core earnings - excluding retirement costs and the write-off - rose to $1.76 a share, up from $1.73 a share a year earlier.
BUSINESS
April 23, 2014 | By W.J. Hennigan
Boosted by strong sales in its first financial quarter, Boeing Co. beat analysts' estimates largely due to an increased production rate of commercial jetliners. The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That's down 12.7% from last year's first-quarter profit of $1.11 billion, or $1.44 a share. Boeing attributed the fall to a $330-million write-off related to changes in its pension plans and a one-time tax credit in 2013. The company's core earnings -- excluding retirement costs and the write-off -- rose to $1.76 per share, up from $1.73 during the same period a year ago. Analysts had expected core profit of $1.56 per share.
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April 22, 2014 | By Ruben Vives
Long Beach health officials are warning residents of a sharp increase in whooping cough cases in the city. Health officials say 42 cases have been reported since January. Although officials did not immediately have a breakdown for the cases reported in the same period last year, they said 15 cases were reported for all of 2013. Four cases were reported in 2012.  This year, most of the infected have been school-age children, officials said, adding that no deaths have been reported.
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May 13, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
A street in Long Beach was reopened Monday after an ammonia leak at a storage center near the 710 Freeway shut down the neighborhood for several hours. Firefighters received an alarm from the building in the 600 block of Anaheim Street about 3 a.m., officials said. At the scene, the first responders could smell the ammonia even before they got inside the building, said Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Matt Dobberpuhl. Several small leaks were found, and authorities shut down Anaheim Street for blocks in both directions, officials said.
NEWS
April 18, 2014 | By a Times staff writer
As the tourist season winds down in Alaska, airfare deals to Anchorage heat up: You can get a $276 round-trip fare, including all taxes and fees, from Long Beach to Anchorage. The fare is subject to availability; there is no minimum stay. You may travel any day of the week between Aug. 10 and Sept. 2. Info: JetBlue , (800) 538-2583 Source: Airfarewatchdog.com Call Send SMS Add to Skype You'll need Skype Credit Free via Skype
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 2014 | By Joseph Serna
A road rage incident nearly turned deadly Sunday when two men pulled weapons on each other in a Lancaster driveway, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Eric Deshawn Holliday , 26, of Long Beach was being held in the shooting of another man Sunday afternoon at a friend's home. The incident began about 12:30 p.m., the department said in a statement, when Holliday was on his way to a home in the 3600 block of West Avenue in Lancaster and saw a man with whom he'd had a run-in before.
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