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Entries from December 26th, 2008

Californian Heights Locksmith blesses needy children with Christmas gifts

December 26th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Community, Uncategorized

Back: left to right: Pastor Michael Brown, Tracy Wrigt, and Solomon Barnes Front: Six-year-old Sydni Gaines and Santa Clause (A.K.A. Dennis Barnett) at Lakeview Lock Shop’s annual Christmas Toy Giveaway. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Every year at Christmas time, needy children from near and far come to Solomon Barnes’ lock shop in the California […]

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WINTER 2008 CURFEW ENFORCEMENT

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

With winter break in full swing, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) would like to remind parents that it is unlawful for any minor under the age of 18 to remain in any public place between the hours of 10pm and 6am. The LBPD will strictly enforce the curfew statutes and have adjusted staffing at […]

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Tis the season to treecycle

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

Leave your previous tree dumping habits in Christmas Past. Go green this holiday season with the help of local Christmas tree recycling (also known as “treecycling”) programs. In Signal Hill, trees will be picked up where trash is normally collected on Tuesday, December 30, and Tuesday, January 6. All decorations, lights and stands must be […]

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CSULB awarded suicide-prevention grant

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) a three-year, $250,431 grant to establish Project OCEAN (On Campus Emergency Assistance Network), a joint program that will focus on the prevention of campus suicides. Awarded through SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services, the CSULB award was one […]

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The Meaning of Kwanzaa

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

tablesetting By Christopher Anderson, Age 12 Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday like Hanukkah or Christmas. Kwanzaa is an American celebration that honors African Americans. It starts on December 26 and ends on January 1. However, this celebration can last seven days, one day or hours. Even though Kwanzaa is celebrated once a year, the […]

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