Suspects charged in murder case

Last Thursday, in an ongoing murder investigation, 30-year-old Ryan Scott was taken into custody and charged with the killing of 19-year-old Long Beach resident Marcus Peters. Peters and another victim were shot while standing outside an apartment complex at 56th Way and Paramount Boulevard on May 30. One victim, after being transported to a hospital,…

LBPD plans to increase its speed and traffic enforcement measures

Increased traffic enforcement and safer streets are coming to Long Beach in the coming year, according to the Long Beach Police Department. Due to a continuation of a speed enforcement grant that is entering its second year, the Long Beach Police Department’s traffic section will continue its focus on special traffic enforcement measures.

Spotlight on Advertisers : Mod-L-Mania

For those looking for a gift outside of the electronic store, Mod-L-Mania offers toy projects aimed to entertain both the young and young-at-heart. Give the gift of imagination and challenge their minds with the many options at the traditional toy model store. Mod-L-Mania is located at 3908 Atlantic Avenue in Bixby Knolls. For more information,…

Dog-friendly tips to make the season merry for all

In the spirit of the coming season, Bark Busters, the world’s largest dog training company, offers its holiday tips to help keep dogs and their families safe and happy during the holidays. “While most of us welcome the sights, sounds and smells of the season, holidays can also be chaotic—especially for pets,” said Tracy Thomson,…

Corrugated box makers say ‘recycle’

Holiday shoppers, Santa’s helpers, moms and dads, good little girls and boys everywhere will find themselves surrounded by the remnants of an unwrapping extravaganza this holiday season, as in all the years before. Box makers though, are hoping that in the aftermath of all that merriment, when stuffing the gift wrap into bags and toting…

Spotlight on Advertisers : Disney on Ice

Tickets are on sale now for the Disney on Ice’s production of Princess Wishes. The show takes place at the Long Beach Arena from Wednesday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 13. In the charming production, Tinker whisks audiences through a collection of enchanting and beloved Disney stories. Tickets range from $16 to $65 and are…

Special trash pickup scheduled for holidays

Residential waste and recycling pick-up will be delayed for one day in observance of both the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks in the cities of Signal Hill and Long Beach. The delay affects those with regularly scheduled pick-ups Tuesdays through Fridays. Those with Monday pick-ups however will have their regular trash collection as scheduled…