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LBPD confiscates $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has confiscated more than $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks, according to police. On June 22, directed-enforcement officers from the North Division began working an investigation into the sale of illegal fireworks, which resulted in the confiscation. Officers located an online advertisement regarding illegal fireworks that were available for sale […]

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Your friendly neighborhood mortician digs deep with his new book

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer In June of 1980, Ken McKenzie’s life changed forever. The then 12-year-old’s father shot himself on the family farm after dropping Ken and his brother Kevin off at the community pool. What followed was a blurry whirlwind of grief, confusion and anger, but also the beginnings of a career in the […]

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Community Hospital LB Foundation announces new executive director

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Matthew Faulkner has been named the executive director of the Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation (CHLBF) effective immediately, after the foundation’s chair, John Koenig, made the announcment this week. “Matthew has extensive experience in all aspects of fundraising, program and donor development,” Koening said. “We welcome Matthew to the Community Hospital Long Beach team and […]

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Signal Hill’s hilltop area to be closed to non-residents on 4th of July

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) issued a press release this week stating that the Signal Hill hilltop area will be closed to all non-residential vehicular traffic on the 4th of July holiday, beginning at 6pm. The SHPD suggests that all individuals and families interested in viewing the aerial firework displays enjoy the view from […]

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Graduation and summer-break safety tips

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

With Long Beach high-school graduation ceremonies beginning this week, the Long Beach Police Department has released the following information about the dangers associated with celebrating irresponsibly and provided tips to keep safe: Underage drinking Underage drinkers are more likely to involve themselves in unsafe behavior or become victims of crimes due to vulnerability. Alcohol impairs […]

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