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Long Beach Acting police commissioner wants ‘acting’ gone from his title

Phil Ragona, 57, has tossed his hat into the ring to become Long Beach’s permanent police commissioner, he said last week. He has a head start. He already sits in the commissioner’s chair, at …

Long Beach Police Department names first woman to rank of sergeant

The Long Beach Police Department has promoted a woman to the rank of sergeant, the first female to be named to the post in the agency’s 109-year history. Alexandra Nielsen was appointed sergeant …

Long Beach adds a third new restaurant during pandemic

A third restaurant has just opened in Long Beach during the coronavirus, nudging the city a bit closer to its normal life of bumper-to-bumper cars and crowded streets, the way things were before the …

Now, Long Beach has more to Marvel about

Marvel Frozen Dairy, the iconic ice cream shop that has been serving up creamy treats for almost 70 years, has opened a second location in Long Beach, this one on the boardwalk, at National …

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Long Beach attorney calling her own shots

From the time she began studying law, Long Beach resident Brittney Borruso knew she wanted to be her own boss. After graduating Cardozo Law School in 2013, she “made the leap” and launched …

Corrected: There's nothing to fear in bail-reform law

New York state’s new, long-overdue bail reform law, which passed last April and took effect Jan. 1, is desperately needed. Changes to the law were last made in 1971. Requiring anyone and …