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2008-10-13 03:00:22

By Pamela Hale-Burns RELATED» L.B. council to eye lagoon, Marina Vista Park project The Colorado Lagoon remained closed on Sunday after a closure was issued Saturday due to a sewage overflow that reached the lagoon.

2008-08-14 03:00:25

By Kelly Puente LONG BEACH - Long Beach resident Ellen Williams didn't notice the yellow "Beach Closed" signs as she splashed in the ocean with her 2- year-old son on Wednesday near Belmont Pier.

2008-08-14 00:00:23

By Kelly Puente LONG BEACH - A 4-mile stretch of beach from Alamitos Avenue to 72nd Place remained closed today after a broken sewer pipe near Watts spilled 20,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Los Angeles River, lifeguards said. The beaches were closed at about 3:10 p.m.

2008-07-29 21:00:28

By Tiffany Rider LONG BEACH - Three of the four Alamitos Bay beaches closed Saturday have opened up today after further testing revealed that the water quality is looking better.

2008-07-29 03:01:02

By Kelly Puente LONG BEACH - A spill that leaked 12,000 gallons of raw sewage into Spinnaker Bay near Marine Stadium on Saturday was caused by a grease blockage in a sewer pipe, Long Beach Water Department officials said Monday.

2008-07-28 06:00:44

By Kelly Puente, Press-Telegram, Long Beach, Calif. Jul. 28--LONG BEACH -- Four Alamitos Bay beaches were closed and a swimming competition was canceled Sunday after 12,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into Spinnaker Bay near Marine Stadium on Saturday morning.

2008-07-28 00:00:25

By Kelly Puente, Press-Telegram, Long Beach, Calif. Jul. 27--LONG BEACH -- The annual Naples Island Swim competition was canceled Sunday and four Alamitos Bay area beaches remained closed after 12,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into Spinnaker Bay late Saturday morning.

2008-07-17 03:00:20

LONG BEACH - The city said Wednesday that beach closures have been lifted in Alamitos Bay and Colorado Lagoon, which had been closed due to a sewage spill Sunday night.

2008-07-17 03:00:20

By Brenda Duran LONG BEACH - Officials lifted beach closures at Alamitos Bay and Colorado Lagoon Wednesday after a weekend 300-gallon raw sewage spill. The two beaches had been shut down on Sunday evenin g when the sewage spilled into the bay at Mother's Beach because of a blocked sewer main.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.