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USDA Summer Food Service Program targets season’s childhood-hunger gap

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer For some kids, summer brings free time from class and delicious barbecue favorites. But for others, the warmer months can mean hungry bellies. The USDA’s Summer Food Service Program is a federal meal disbursement service aimed at filling in the summertime hunger gap when children lose access to their school lunch […]

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Volunteers unveil improvements to community garden

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Bell peppers, Brussels sprouts, grapes, cilantro, strawberries, kale and corn are just some of the many plants growing in the community Peace Garden– and hungry residents can take their pick. The 4-year-old garden, maintained by the Long Beach Health Department, underwent some new improvements in June thanks to the Downtown Long […]

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Area police, firefighters ready for Fourth of July

July 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News

CJ Dablo Staff Writer Residents and visitors to Signal Hill and Long Beach may have big plans for barbecues and picnics for this weekend’s Fourth of July, but area fire and police agencies are preparing for the downside of the holiday– the inevitable emergency calls. Long Beach Police Department Commander Michael Beckman explained that his department […]

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Former FedEx Canada president to head Port of Long Beach

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted Monday, June 30 to name Jon W. Slangerup, a veteran corporate executive with extensive experience in global logistics and environmental technologies, as the Port of Long Beach’s new chief executive. “After an extensive, nationwide search, the Board of Harbor Commissioners is very pleased to recommend the appointment […]

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LBCC announces new chief information systems officer

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Long Beach City College (LBCC) has announced the hiring of Sylvia Lynch as the new chief information systems officer. Lynch will be responsible for managing all information technology and computer systems that support LBCC’s instructional programs and administrative operations at the college. Lynch has over 25 years of Higher Education Information Technology experience, having worked […]

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