Elias Sanchez, 79, of Long Beach died after he was struck by the van while crossing a street, Long Beach police said.
Read more in Orange County Register
Ambitious Ales in Long Beach set to open by end of January or early February.
The No. 8 Griffins win their showdown with the No. 9 Oilers, who are held to a season-low for points on Thursday, Jan. 10.
Carnival is promoting the scheduled December debut of its Carnival Panorama, which will dock in Long Beach.