Posts Tagged ‘beach’

Big West men’s basketball tournament semifinals: UC Irvine extends winning streak to 15 games

He already has a degree from Stanford, making his performance Friday his most impressive postgraduate work yet. Robert Cartwright scored 16 of his team-high 17 points in the second half, repeatedly slashing through Long Beach State’s defense to lift UC Irvine to a 75-67 victory in the Big West..

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On Ireland’s wild west coast, off-season rewards. savings and sheep await

By the time we reached the chocolate factory at the end of the world, the light was beginning to fade. As we pulled off the narrow road at St. Finian’s Bay , savage gusts ripped across the sloping green fields of Ireland’s rugged west coast

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On Ireland’s wild west coast, off-season rewards. savings and sheep await

By the time we reached the chocolate factory at the end of the world, the light was beginning to fade. As we pulled off the narrow road at St

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From the Archives: Dodgers’ spring training in Florida

The Dodgers trained in “Dodgertown” in Vero Beach, Fla., from 1949 to 2008, when they moved spring training to Arizona.

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More refunds are being made with prepaid debit cards. Is that a good thing for consumers?

Seal Beach resident Tom Hazelleaf canceled his 90-year-old mom’s Spectrum cable service after she moved recently to an assisted-living facility. He schlepped all her cable gear to a Spectrum store, where he was told that because the company bills in advance, his mom was owed a refund of just over…

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Hal Blaine, prolific ‘Wrecking Crew’ drummer who worked with Frank Sinatra and Elvis, dies at 90

Drummer Hal Blaine, one of the most recorded musicians in pop music history whose powerful percussion work shaped the sound of scores of hit records, died Monday at age 90, his family announced. Blaine’s signature beat can be heard on countless hits by Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys,…

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Lanes reopen following multi-vehicle crash on 91 Freeway in Long Beach

The eastbound 91 Freeway in north Long Beach has reopened following a crash involving a truck and multiple other vehicles that caused up to 40 gallons of diesel fuel to spill across three lanes early Monday. The crash, which was reported near Cherry Avenue about 7:30 a.m., forced authorities to…

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From the Archives: After the 1933 Long Beach quake, students attend school in tents

The March 10, 1933, Long Beach earthquake destroyed numerous schools. During rebuilding, many school classrooms were inside canvas tents.

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‘That was pretty cool’: Laguna Beach tests cellphone and outdoor emergency alerts

Tourists and residents strolling along Laguna Beach’s Main Beach boardwalk Wednesday afternoon heard a bell ring, followed by a man’s voice streaming from the lifeguard tower.

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FBI: Battery, bits of wire tie Long Beach man to O.C. blast that killed ex-girlfriend

The recovery of a destroyed battery and bits of wire led federal investigators to charge a 59-year-old Long Beach man in a deadly bombing that claimed the life of his ex-girlfriend last year, authorities said Monday. Stephen Beal, 59, was charged late last week with making a device that exploded…

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