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Scientists: Fukushima radioactivity has yet to reach West Coast

May 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer When friends and family started asking Steven Manley, a marine biologist and professor at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), if their local coastlines were safe from Fukushima radiation, he decided to find out. In 2011, the 9.0 earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami that caused […]

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Long Beach beekeepers rescue swarms, generate buzz

May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Swarms of bees are no problem for the Long Beach Beekeepers, a group who says its mission is to educate the general public and policy makers on urban beekeeping. “We want people to lose their fear of the honey bee,” the club’s president, Henry Kurland, said. Amateur beekeepers gather for the […]

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SH Successor Agency approves deal to sell former RDA site to BMW dealership, settle CarMax debt

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Sean Belk Staff Writer The owner of a BMW dealership at the Signal Hill Auto Center plans to expand to a vacant, former redevelopment property in a deal that would settle a $6-million debt that the City’s former redevelopment agency has had with used-car retailer CarMax. Acting as the Successor Agency to the former Signal […]

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Long Beach Civil Service Commission appoints new director

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Long Beach Civil Service Commission announced this week the appointment of Kandice Taylor-Sherwood as director of Civil Service, effective mid-June 2014. Taylor-Sherwood has 12 years of professional experience in the field of human resources and currently is the deputy director of human resources for the City of Anaheim. “Kandice Taylor-Sherwood exemplifies the type of […]

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Children’s theatre production lets kids use ‘pure imagination’ in Willy Wonka

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Charlie Bucket, Veruca Salt, Augustus Gloop and the whole factory gang will take the stage next week, for the Children’s Theatre of Long Beach’s (CTLB) production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Performances are scheduled for: Thursday, May 15 at 7pm; Friday, May 16 at 7pm; Saturday, May 17 at 5:30pm; and […]

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