Essential Guide to The Harbor

As Many As 8 Hurt — 1 Critically — After Vehicle Slams Into Motel Pool

June 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm
SAN PEDRO (  —  As many as as eight people were hurt — one critically — when a vehicle slammed into a motel pool in San Pedro. The incident took place at the Vagabond Inn in the 200 block of South Gaffey Street  just before 7:25 p.m., officials said. It was unclear how many people were ... More

Pool with a view: San Pedro’s refurbished hillside pool set to reopen

June 25, 2017 at 6:16 pm
It took the Allied forces six years to defeat the enemy in World War II. Reopening the wartime swimming pool at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro? That took a lot longer. The irony isn’t lost on Steve Nelson, director of the Fort MacArthur Museum and the man who spearheaded the project that many dismissed as ... More

Man’s Truck Stolen With His Dad’s Ashes Inside

June 22, 2017 at 12:24 am
LONG BEACH ( — When someone stole Brett Thurston’s truck in front of his Long Beach home two weeks ago he though his roommates were playing a joke on him. But it was no joke. The silver 2006 Chevy Silverado his dad left him before he died last year was gone and so were his ... More

Long Beach takes steps to let street musicians play

June 21, 2017 at 1:04 pm
Street musician Chelsea Williams plays her guitar at the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.; Credit: Flickr user Kim Davies (Creative Commons) Take Two® The Long Beach City Council last night approved a plan to study a formal system regulating street musicians. Performing on the street is not illegal, but Shea Newkirk with the Long ... More

Culver City’s Boulevard Music Summer Festival Is Back

June 21, 2017 at 12:54 pm
Summer breezes… an intimate courtyard… free parking… and great music. Escape to Culver City for the 2017 Culver City’s Boulevard Music Summer Festival. Boulevard Music presents six free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 pm from July 6 through August 10 in the palm-lined courtyard of Culver City City Hall. Curated by producer Gary Mandell ... More

Hospital Prayer Vigil Held for 2 Men Shot in The Head in Separate Harbor City Shootings

June 21, 2017 at 12:48 pm
Family, friends and community members gathered Monday night to pray for two young men who were shot in the head in separate shootings in Harbor City. The two men , who were gunned down in the same neighborhood one week apart, are hospitalized in the same intensive care unit at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance. ... More

Striking LA, Long Beach port truckers picket for 2nd day

June 20, 2017 at 1:59 pm
About 50 strikers returned to the picket lines Tuesday morning, protesting trucking companies’ policies in front of four container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Neither port reported a major disruption in service, and cargo continues to flow. The strikers represent only a sliver of the 16,000-plus trucks serving the port. ... More

Mosquitoes That Can Transmit Zika Virus Found in Long Beach

June 19, 2017 at 1:51 pm
The type of mosquitoes that can carry Zika and other dangerous viruses has been found in Long Beach for the first time, city health officials said Monday. A mosquito control worker looks for the Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae at a home in Miami, Florida, on June 08, 2016. (Credit: RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images) The Aedes aegypti ... More