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Entries from August 21st, 2009

Sustainable City Commission proposes plan to make LB earth friendly

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer If community activists and city planners have their way, during the next 20 years Long Beach will make great strides toward becoming a city that lives in harmony with the ecosphere. Last year, the Long Beach City Council authorized the formation of the Sustainable City Commission and directed it to […]

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Signal Hill extends moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer In a unanimous vote during its Tuesday night meeting, the Signal Hill City Council extended its moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries by 10 months and 15 days. The moratorium was put into effect on July 7, but was only in effect for 45 days. The extension means that it will […]

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Food and Festivities at 60th Annual LB Greek Festival

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Follow the Greek music to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Grounds in Long Beach for the 60th Annual Greek Festival this September 5-7 from 12-9pm. Festival attendees will be regaled with dancing, entertainment and a variety of classic Greek fare.

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Increased noticing requirements now in effect for development hearings

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Last October, a small group of community leaders met with Long Beach Planning Department staff to voice their concerns about what they said was the city’s failure to require adequate notice of public hearings for developments that would significantly impact surrounding neighborhoods. It took about nine months for the city […]

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Around Town

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

A NIGHT WITH THE KNIGHTS The Knights of Columbus Annual Past Grand Knight and New Officers Installation Dinner will take place on Friday, Aug. 21 at 7pm in the private dining room at El Torito Restaurant, 33rd and Atlantic Avenue. The fare is $20 per person and includes a Mexican fiesta buffet, soft drinks and […]

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