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Entries from May 22nd, 2009

You knew it would B-1 loud plane

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · News

Photos by Brenda J. Lee A U.S. Air Force B-1 bomber took off from Long Beach Airport Monday afternoon, and residents all over the city felt and heard it. The bomber, here for maintenance since July 2008, is one of 67 that are still in use. Originally developed in the 1960s as a supersonic strategic […]

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Signal Hill City Council reappoints commissioners, adds new member

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · News

During the Signal Hill City Council meeting Tuesday night, Signal Hill Petroleum gave a demonstration of a seismic truck which detects hidden underground reservoirs of crude oil. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Much of the important work of keeping the City of Signal Hill functioning smoothly and efficiently is done by three commissions that are […]

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As budget worsens, LB begins furloughing employees, more cuts coming

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer In order to deal with the city’s ongoing budget problems, last week the Long Beach City Council authorized once-a-month unpaid employee furloughs. As a result, Long Beach City Hall will be closed the last Friday of the month from May through September, the end of the current fiscal year. The […]

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Juneteenth to honor bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Community

The west coast premiere of Bicentennial Symphony, composer Roy Harris’s musical statement on U.S. history and slavery, will be the highlight of Long Beach’s 13th annual Juneteenth event, which this year will celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine, Partners of Parks and the Central Area Association will be […]

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Around Town

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

FISHING FOR A GOOD TIME? The Long Beach Rod & Gun Club, 3333 Pacific Ave., will host its annual spring fish fry on Saturday, May 23 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Tickets available at the door: $12 for adults, $6 for children under 12. Contact Jim Trout at (310) 351-8151. GET MORE INFO ABOUT GITMO The […]

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