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Entries from September 29th, 2008

Publishers of North LB book seeking stories

September 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

Writers and graphic artists are being asked to submit work for publication in a new book that focuses on North Long Beach. The purpose of Book for Authors is to highlight the great points and people of that part of the city through creative writing and visual art. It will contain 50 short stories and […]

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Former city health officer to speak at Heritage Program

September 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

The African-American Heritage Society of Long Beach and Burnett Neighborhood Library will present the 12th Annual Heritage Program, featuring Dr. Darryl M. Sexton. Sexton recently retired from his position as City Health Officer for the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, for whom he worked for 27 years. Sexton has a […]

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Office of Sustainability’s website informs about Long Beach’s ecology

September 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Community, Thinking Green

The Office of Sustainability has been established to facilitate the development and implementation of model sustainability programs for Long Beach. Reporting directly to the city manager, the Office of Sustainability provides leadership and supports practical solutions to improve the environmental, social and economic health of Long Beach. The Office of Sustainability also supports the newly […]

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Green Port Fest to entertain, educate

September 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Community, Thinking Green

The Port of Long Beach will host its fourth annual Green Port Fest on Saturday, Oct. 4. This year’s Port Fest is a street festival, on Harbor Plaza, in front of the Port Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A key word at the fest will be “free.” There will be free parking […]

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Workout buffs to get philanthropic, fit with annual Crossfit fundraiser

September 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

Last year, CrossFit affiliates around the nation raised $550,000 for Athletes For a Cure, a charity dedicated to finding a cure for prostate cancer. This year, not only will CrossFit and its affiliates donate to an additional organization– the Wounded Warrior Project, which benefits returning war veterans- but the 360 Combat Club and its newly […]

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