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Entries from August 28th, 2009

Andrews introducing agenda item to help LB economic refugees

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is putting forth an agenda item at the Tuesday, September 1 city council meeting to help Long Beach economic refugees. In response to the fact that many people are living in their cars throughout the city, Andrews will attempt to get his colleagues in agreement that the city needs to […]

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Performers, vendors sought for Latin American festival

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Arts, Community, Entertainment

The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is currently seeking performers, artists, vendors and other participants for the Long Beach Latin American Parade & Festival on Saturday, September 12. The one-day event will feature anything and everything Latin American, including authentic Latin American cuisine, dance lessons and demonstrations, art exhibits, vendor booths and live music and […]

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Counterfeit bills turning up at garage sales

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Business, Community

Counterfeit bills have recently been found at local garage sales, where subjects either paid, or attempted to pay for their purchases with fake 100-dollar bills. Garage sales are an easy target for criminals to pass counterfeit bills, as the general public typically is not trained to recognize security features of paper currency. Anyone accepting 100-dollar […]

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Eco-friendly small businesses invited to apply for CoolCalifornia award

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Business, Environment

All California small businesses (with less than 100 employees) that can demonstrate climate leadership through a commitment to implementing and promoting climate-friendly practices are eligible to apply for a CoolCalifornia Small Business Award. This new award program will recognize multiple small businesses from across the state that demonstrate climate leadership. Each business will be scored […]

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200 dogs to be altered through spay, neuter program

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Health, Pets

The City of Long Beach Animal Care Services and community organizer Justin Rudd’s Haute Dogs network are joining forces to get 200 Long Beach dogs fixed before the end of October in the “Haute Dog Fix” canine spay and neuter voucher program. This program will provide $100 canine spay and neuter vouchers to the first […]

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