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Entries Tagged as 'Economy'

LB League of Women Voters hosts meeting to share LA County’s Strategic Plan for Economic Development

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Economy

By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern “Endorse, educate, advocate” were the resounding words spoken last Saturday by senior vice president of Los Angeles County’s Strategic Initiatives David A. Flaks, as he presented the Strategic Plan for Economic Development to the Long Beach League of Women Voters, as well as US Rep. Laura Richardson (D-37th).

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The gift that keeps on giving– economic stimulus funds still paying off

December 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

More than 285 employers benefited from 209,000 hours of subsidized employment by 1,040 youth who earned more than $1,503,556 in payroll, and spent at least a portion of that money at area businesses, schools or in training.

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Community coalition to host ‘Great Recession and Poverty in LB’ briefing

December 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

The Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy will host a briefing on the “The Great Recession and Poverty in Long Beach” detailing the effects of the recession on the community.

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LBPD chief optimistic about department’s strength in spite of budget cuts

September 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Jim McDonnell has been chief of the Long Beach Police Department for about six months. In spite of ongoing budget cuts that have significantly reduced the number of patrol officers and detectives, McDonnell exudes optimism and insists that the department will continue to effectively carry out its mission to protect […]

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Western states receive Commerce Department assistance to help boost competitiveness in global marketplace

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

United States Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Monday announced $1.7 million in US Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant funds to the Western Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC), which serves the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada, to help the region adjust to increasing competition in the global marketplace and create jobs to bolster the […]

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