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Skunk in Long Beach tests positive for rabies

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) has confirmed that a skunk found on Thursday, June 26 in the 90815 area of Long Beach tested positive for rabies, and the City of Long Beach Health Officer subsequently issued a press release to caution residents to vaccinate their pets and avoid contact with […]

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JetBlue pushing for international flights at LB Airport

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Years from now, airline passengers may be able to fly from Long Beach to, possibly, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico– that is, if JetBlue Airways gets its way. The airline has expressed interest in establishing international flights at Long Beach Airport (LGB), but discussions about the controversial change are only in “preliminary” […]

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Cherry Avenue’s makeover to begin soon…really!

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · News

CJ Dablo Staff Writer Cherry Avenue is about to undergo a major facelift. The long-awaited plans to improve the street are close to a reality, now that Signal Hill officials have approved a contractor to take on the first phase of the makeover project. The undertaking is a collaboration between the Cities of Signal Hill and […]

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Meeting the challenges of troubled youth in foster care

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer It’s not news that LA County’s foster care system is overwhelmed with more than 28,000 children in need, but programs like CASA of Los Angeles (Court Appointed Special Advocates) hope to supplement support for troubled youth and help them succeed. Karen Butler, a volunteer with CASA, says that more volunteers are […]

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Long Beach City College says goodbye to retiring board trustees

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Long Beach City College (LBCC) held a reception ceremony to honor the work of retiring trustees Thomas Clark and Mark Bowen at its board meeting on Tuesday. “I wish to thank both Dr. Clark and trustee Bowen for their service to the students, faculty and staff of LBCC,” said Eloy Ortiz […]

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