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Entries from July 31st, 2009

After-School Special

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Photo by Artyom Yakovlev Story contributed by Jose M. Flores Last week, the Central Neighborhood Advisory Committee (CNAC) joined the YMCA project WRAP (Winners Reach Amazing Potential) in conjunction with City of Long Beach Neighborhood Services Bureau and Family Safety Initiative Bicycle Rodeo to bring an afternoon of fun and games to children at Burnett […]

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Councilwoman’s discussion about seeking public office shares legal advice, election logistics, warnings

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments · News

Political consultant Traci Kittinger, Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske, political/financial consultant David Gould, and Long Beach City Clerk Larry Herrera presented information on the legal matters, financial necessities, family issues, personal aspects and technicalities associated with running for public office in Long Beach. Story and Photo by Cory Bilicko Staff Writer In response to the […]

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Shooting, other problems at park draw concerned crowd to public meeting

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments · News

LBPD Lt. Jeff Liberman (left) and North Division Commander Billy Squach discuss the recent shooting that took place at Somerset Park. Story and Photo by Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A late Sunday afternoon shooting at Somerset Park along with ongoing problems there have put local residents on edge. Last Monday night, about 55 of them […]

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After street work necessitated its hiatus, First Fridays returns to Bixby Knolls

July 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Arts, Community, music

Local musician Michelle Mangione will perform at Baba Ghanouj Lebanese Restaurant. First Fridays will return August 7 to create “art amongst the rubble.” There will be lots of music for just about everyone’s taste, or participants can make their own. Some venues open at 6:30pm. The Big Red Bus arrives at 7pm to take attendees […]

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City of LB makes sustainable plan available for public response

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments · News

The City of Long Beach Draft Sustainable City Action Plan is available for public comment. The Sustainable City Commission, which advises the City Council on environmental issues such as buildings and neighborhoods, urban nature, transportation, water, energy, waste reduction and green economy and lifestyle, is responsible for creating a Sustainable City Action Plan.

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