LBPD releases results of DUI saturation patrol

Listen to the story by clicking here. On Friday, Sept. 2, the Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) Traffic Division conducted a DUI saturation patrol throughout the city of Long Beach, from 6pm Friday to 2am Saturday. During the eight-hour operation, eight additional police officers patrolled the city looking for impaired drivers and produced the following…

LB Council proceeds to enact FY12 budget in a 6-3 vote

Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer In a sudden and controversial move made late at night during the Sept. 6 Long Beach City Council meeting, Council voted with an empty chamber to enact the Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) budget as an emergency ordinance with proposed cuts to police, fire, parks and library departments to take effect immediately.

Rancho introducing its new book during author event

Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 East Bixby Hill Rd., will introduce its new book at an event on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 9:30am to noon. Rancho Los Alamitos: Ever Changing, Always the Same was written by Claudia Jurmain, David Lavender and Larry Meyer, all of whom will participate in a “casual conversation” with guests, along with…