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Entries from June 28th, 2007

Independence from Litter Day takes to the beach on July 5

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments · Community

Long Beach’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Litter-Free Long Beach campaign are teaming up to lead the Second Annual Independence from Litter Beach Cleanup on July 5, the day after the city’s annual fireworks and Fourth of July celebration. This year, volunteers will clean up a quarter mile of the beach on […]

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Family literacy honors educational accomplishments

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments · Community

Twenty-year-old Rene Recharte, mother of 19-month-old Briana Recharte, reached a pivotal point this year by participating in family literacy. “As a pregnant high-school dropout at 17, I didn’t see much hope for myself or my unborn child,” Recharte said. “When I found the family literacy program, I thought maybe, just maybe, I could reach my […]

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Display of faith

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments · Community

Hundreds of parishioners from Holy Innocents Catholic Church gathered earlier this month for a procession on the feast day of the Corpus Christi. They walked the streets of Long Beach for two miles carrying the Holy Eucharist under a canopy from 20th Street and Pasadena Avenue to Willow Street and Pacific Avenue. Catholic churches have […]

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Water Board urges residents, businesses to conserve

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, News

The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners has made a declaration for immediate, extraordinary water conversation. In a special meeting last week in the Brennan S. Thomas Water Administration Building, the board strongly urged residents and businesses citywide to immediately begin implementing three water conservation measures:

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Armada admirer

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, Health

Arby I, the Armada baseball team’s mascot, visited employees and patients at St. Mary Medical Center to promote their upcoming nine game home stand. Pictured is Arby I as he talks with a young fan, 2-month old Reshma Siztos, who is held by her mother Suria Chavez. The hospital is the healthcare sponsor for the […]

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