🌱 Non-fatal stab on spring + transformer issue, fire on 55th lane

Hello everyone; today is world caring day, which is named after the CaringBridge website designed in 1997! I’m back in your inbox this morning to tell you about the most important things happening in Long Beach these days.

A non-fatal stab wound happened on Sunday evening. Also, a attic fire moved two residents from an apartment building. Finally, that crane which is in the middle of Ximeno will probably stay there until July.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Low clouds breaking. High: 76 Low: 62.


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Here are the top stories in Long Beach today:

  1. Sunday evening around 9:35 p.m., the LBPD responded to the 5900 Block of East Spring Street. There were reports of a stab. “The victim said he was near the area when he entered a verbal argument with an adult male suspects that intensified stabbing.” The suspect fled. (LBPD)
  2. Earlier that day, at 1 p.m., there was a attic fire in an apartment complex on the 2600 block of 55th Way. At that time, firefighters “found that a nearby transformer had failedand the power lines had fallen on the roof building.” Although the fire was extinguished within 10 minutes, two residents were moved. (Post LB)
  3. Update: On May 13, we talked about the chasm that formed “in an alley east of Long Beach Ximeno Avenue and 7th Street. “LA County Sanitation fixed it on May 18. On May 23, crews returned, placed a 40 foot crane on Ximeno, and could be there until some time in July. The crews found the “sewer be in poor condition” and needing repair. “Most of the work will take place during the day, while the actual pipe lining will be an overnight project.” (Patch, Press-Telegram)
  4. Mayor Robert Garcia reminds you that today is election day! There are several conveniently located voting centers that will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. where you can cast your ballot. (Mayor of Long Beach)
  5. Mark your calendars! The Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Fair comes to the Congress Palace of June 30 to July 2. There will be “Meet the Expert” sessions with collectibles experts, a full speaker series, on-site coin and sports card grading, a scavenger hunt for kids, giveaways and more. Again”. (Parts Week)

Today in Long Beach:

  • Volunteer to pack/deliver meals for ill, disabled and elderly homebound residents with Meals on Wheels of Long Beach (7:30 a.m.)
  • story time at Rancho Los Cerritos (10 a.m.)
  • Long Beach Community Career fair at the Palais des Congrès (1:00 p.m.)
  • farmers market at Bixby Park (3 p.m.)
  • Half price wine evening at Naples Rib Company (4 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Congratulations to the 21 young women and men who completed nearly 80 hours of training to graduate from the Class of 2022 Long Beach Lifeguard Training Academy. These people will protect our oceans and waterways starting June 18. (Long Beach Fire Department via Facebook)
  • The police receive semester certification in CPR/DEA. Recently, one of our agents was called about a woman who was screaming. Her child was not breathing and the officer immediately started CPR. (Long Beach (CA) Police Department via Facebook)
  • Discover new titles and genres while getting to know your neighbors! The The Long Beach Public Library offers a variety of book clubs: 💻 Virtual Book Club @ The Miller Room 📕 Alamitos Book Club 📗 Bach Mystery Readers Discussion 📒 and more! (Long Beach City through Facebook)
  • A DeForest Park neighbor has last minute news! On Sunday 6/5, they saw a mail clerk, and he was from Los Angeles. He said he was working on the 3 day mail, trying to catch up at Deforest Park. (The next door)
  • LASD Beach Patrol continues its mission to provide high-visibility, community-focused policing on the beaches of Southern California. Assistants are committed to providing a safe environment. (The next door)

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You’re all caught up for today. See you tomorrow morning for another update!

Sylvia Cochran

About Me: Sylvia Cochran has been working in sunny Southern California and writing freelance full-time since 2005. Loves dogs, cats, books, plays Best Fiends (don’t judge), embraces social justice and try to live Micah 6:8.

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