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Long Beach (Nassau, New York)

Long Beach (Nassau, New York)
Long Beach - Riding the waves of a colorful history -- A mayor assassinated by a cop assigned to protect him. Political scandals. Celebrity residents like Bogie and Cagney. And a boardwalk construction project hyped with a parade of elephants.
Photo: Entrepreneur William Reynolds, who billed the city as The Riviera of the East, had a herd of elephants march in from his Dreamland on Coney Island in about 1907, ostensibly to help build the boardwalk, but in reality to generate publicity. (Long Beach Historical and Preservation Society)
Long Beach - Riding the waves of a colorful history -- A mayor assassinated by a cop assigned to protect him. Political scandals. Celebrity residents like Bogie and Cagney. And a boardwalk construction project hyped with a parade of elephants.
Photo: Entrepreneur William Reynolds, who billed the city as The Riviera of the East, had a herd of elephants march in from his Dreamland on Coney Island in about 1907, ostensibly to help build the boardwalk, but in reality to generate publicity. (Long Beach Historical and Preservation Society)
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  • Oscar-nominated film on Khmer Rouge hits home for Cambodian Americans

    Oscar-nominated film on Khmer Rouge hits home for Cambodian Americans
    Monorom Neth sat in the tiny Long Beach movie theater, gripped by the emotionally wrenching scenes unfolding on the screen. There were scenes depicting executions, starvation and forced labor — a haunting reminder of Neth's own life under...
  • Echo Park has most expensive pizza in L.A., study says

    Echo Park has most expensive pizza in L.A., study says
    In the results of a Planet Money study of pizza prices across neighborhoods in five U.S. cities, Echo Park had the most expensive pizza in Los Angeles. The study compared the median price of all cheese pizzas in data provided by Grubhub Seamless. The...
  • From the Boathouse: Harbor sorely lacking water taxis

    Ahoy! How refreshing to hear that Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill actually addressed a couple of harbor-related issues in his speech during the 33rd annual Mayor's Dinner. I have known Hill for many years, and I have personally seen his interest in...
  • PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau

     PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau
    Thomas H. Landau Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...
  • Long Beach's first homicide victim of 2014 is identified

    Long Beach's first homicide victim of 2014 is identified
    Los Angeles County coroner's officials have identified the victim in Long Beach's first homicide of 2014. Sanbo Chhoy, 33, was shot and killed in the Cambodia Town area, near Polytechnic High School on Monday. The shooting was reported about 9:55 p.m....
  • Man shot in Long Beach's first homicide of 2014

    Man shot in Long Beach's first homicide of 2014
    A man who was shot in the Cambodia Town area Monday night in Long Beach became the city's first homicide, authorities said.   The fatal shooting was reported around 9:55 p.m. in the 1100 block of New York Street, not far from Polytechnic High School,...
  • Sheriff Lee Baca's exit from race shifts challengers' campaigns

    Before Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced his surprise resignation this week, those campaigning to replace him mostly argued that the 15-year incumbent needed to go so leadership could be returned to the beleaguered department. When former...
  • Long Beach’s pontoon bridge

     
    Ten thousand cars on average cross over a World War II era pontoon bridge connecting Southwest Long Beach with Terminal Island....
  • Camry, Impala Top Most-Stolen List

     
    Among midsize and large cars, the Toyota Camry and Chevrolet Impala proved most popular among thieves, according to a new report from the crime-stats crunchers at the National Insurance Crime Bureau in Des Plaines, Ill. The report is based on......
  • Muscle cars top most stolen sporty-car list

    A trio of nameplates synonymous with American muscle — the Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger — are also the strongest candidates to be swiped by auto thieves. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's new list of...
  • Muscle Cars Top Most Stolen Sporty-Car List

     
    A trio of nameplates synonymous with American muscle ??? the Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger ??? are also the strongest candidates to be swiped by auto thieves. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's new list of most......