Urban farm provides fresh food and volunteer opportunities

Adam Buchsbaum Editorial Intern Rows of produce line the dirt under the hot sun. Decked in a sun hat and jeans, Jesse Frutos hunches by a bush of strawberries with a young child learning to pick the red morsels. Meanwhile, Kelli Johnson directs a group of teenagers on the day’s course of action. This was…

Eye on Crime

Crimes reported by LBPD July 1 to July 6 Council Districts 6, 7 & 8 Sunday, July 1 Automobile Burglary 7:30am – 3200 block of Long Beach Blvd. Monday, July 2 Residential Burglary 12:45pm – 4400 block of Lime Avenue

Police investigating shooting death of 29-year-old man

On July 9, 2012, at approximately 4:50pm, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers responded to a “shots fired” call in the 220 block of E. 14th Street that resulted in the death of an adult male. When police arrived, they discovered the victim lying in the street after being struck by gunfire in the upper…