Chris Haire, The Sun

Chris Haire

The Sun

Long Beach, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Sun
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • Redlands Daily Facts
  • Mercury-Register
  • Daily Breeze
  • Pasadena Star News
Past:
  • Whittier Daily News
  • Daily Bulletin
  • L.A. Daily News
  • SGV Tribune
  • O.C. Register
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • Monterey Herald
  • ChicoER

Recent articles by Chris:

Funeral for Monterey Park mass shooting victim Valentino Alvero has ended

The Mass, presided over by parish pastor Rev. Joseph Magdaong, was the first major public funeral for any of the 11 victims. → Read More

Downey’s District 3 recall election is over, but steps remain before results are final – Press Telegram

Voters overwhelmingly opted to oust Councilmember Catherine Alvarez, but some ballots remain outstanding. → Read More

In Monterey Park, some shooting questions are answered but many endure – as does city’s heartache

On Monday, as the death toll climbed by one, residents wept at a public vigil, an overnight search of the gunman’s home revealed a cache of ammunition and officials described the inexperience… → Read More

Monterey Park looks for answers in aftermath of deadly mass shooting

10 people were killed and 10 others injured during a mass shooting Saturday evening. The shooter died by an apparent suicide in Torrance. → Read More

Monterey Park looks for answers in aftermath of deadly attack on dance hall

10 people were killed and 10 others injured during a mass shooting Saturday evening. The shooter died by an apparent suicide in Torrance. → Read More

Vote Center opens for Downey’s District 3 recall election – Press Telegram

The special election to determine if Councilmember Catherine Alvarez should be ousted from office is Jan. 31. → Read More

LA archbishop prays for Monterey Park victims during Lunar New Year Mass

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez acknowledged the tragedy while celebrating a Mass in Chinatown on Sunday, Jan. 22. → Read More

Swap meet at historic Alpine Village, near Torrance, appears headed for closure

Vendors are concerned that Sunday, Jan. 22, could be the final day of the swap meet, which for some is their only source of income. → Read More

MBSUD school board to appoint new colleague after trustee resigns

Jason Boxer, who was elected to the Manhattan Beach school board in 2020, resigned this month to pursue higher education. → Read More

CSU system finalizes process for finding new chancellor

The CSU will create two committees to help determine qualifications and sift through candidates. → Read More

Tickets for 2023 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach go on sale on Cyber Monday

Long Beach’s biggest party will take place from April 14 to 16 in the city’s downtown. → Read More

Photos: LA County soccer fans watch US draw Wales in 1st World Cup match

Fans from Long Beach to Carson to Pasadena — and everywhere in between — gathered in bars and elsewhere on Monday, Nov. 21, to watch the USMNT take on Wales. → Read More

Long Beach opens application for guaranteed-income pilot program

The Long Beach Pledge will provide $500 a month for one year to 250 families living in the city’s west-central 90813 ZIP code. → Read More

Rex Richardson declares victory, en route to becoming Long Beach’s next mayor

Richardson, currently the vice mayor and the District 9 representative on the City Council, will become Long Beach’s first Black mayor. → Read More

Election 2022: These Long Beach, South Bay area school board races remain tight

The Los Angeles County registrar’s office updated its 2022 general election results on Thursday, Nov. 10. → Read More

Election 2022: These Long Beach, South Bay area school board races remain tight

The Los Angeles County registrar’s office updated its 2022 general election results on Thursday, Nov. 10. → Read More

Long Beach fire chief announces retirement after 37-year career

Chief Xavier Espino became chief in 2018. His last day will be Dec. 30. → Read More

Election 2022: Here’s an update on local races in the Long Beach area – Press Telegram

The Los Angeles County registrar’s office released its semi-official results shortly before 4 a.m. Wednesday. → Read More

Election 2022: Here’s why we won’t know LA County’s winners and losers for a while

Counting votes is a long process and not all of the ballots were tallied on election night. → Read More

Election 2022: Voters in these Long Beach area cities are voting on new councilmembers

Artesia, Bellflower, Carson, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Lynwood, Signal Hill and South Gate all have City Council elections on Nov. 8. → Read More