Call it the Orange Jam, Orange Crush or Bridge
Bash, call it whatever you will, but avoid the San Diego (I-405) Freeway Saturday and
Sunday. That’s the message from the Orange County Transportation Authority. Interstate 405 will be closed in both directions Saturday night through Sunday
afternoon from I-605 junction to Valley View Street.
2. Was it your ticket? A Powerball ticket matching five of six numbers was sold in a Long Beach liquor store Wednesday. The ticket is worth $369,978. Saturday’s jackpot is estimated at $50 million. The odds of hitting all six numbers is 1 in 175,223,510.
3. Students at three Long Beach high schools couldn’t help themselves. They posted pictures of California’s Standardized Testing and Reporting tests. This didn’t affect scores, but the schools are not eligible for academic awards.
4. A second suspect was identified by a witness in the stabbing death of Long Beach woman. Leam Sovanasy survived the Khmer Rouge but was stabbed to death in her own home, police said. There is a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of her killers.
5. Looking for a home in Belmont Shore? Check these open houses this weekend from Zillow.