The first Grand Prix of Long Beach was in 1975. The cars have changed dramatically and there have been a few tweaks to the track since then, but the thrill of that roar on Shoreline Drive as the green flag drops remains the same.
It's one of four stories we're featuring today.
What You'll See at This Year's Grand Prix of Long Beach
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Sunday's main event is the IndyCar Series race, a thrilling battle on the streets of Long Beach. But this year's Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend features three days of motorsports action, starting Friday, with five different groups of cars and one with Stadium Supertrucks. Here's a guide to the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Photos: All About the Cars and Trucks You'll See Roaring and Soaring in Long Beach
What the Eastern Sierra Snowpack Means for LA's Water Supply
In an average year, the LA Aqueduct provides about half of LA's total water supply. This wasn't your average year. Here's a look at what the most recent snowpack measurements in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains mean for Los Angeles' water supply.
[LA ONLY] Historic Photos: How Water Flows From the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains to Los Angeles
Teen Sought After Escape From Juvenile Hall
Authorities were searching Friday for a teenage murder suspect who escaped from juvenile hall in Orange, where he had been held since allegedly stabbing his mother to death in 2017. Click here for updates on the search.
Burt Reynolds Estate Items Heading to Auction
Julien's Auctions will feature items from the actor's estate in mid-June. Those items include a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am powered by a 403 cubic inch motor. It was used by Reynolds in photo shoots and the Bandit Run cross country rally. Here are some of the items up for auction.