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Entries from September 25th, 2009

Jewish Center hosting support group for teens coping with divorce

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Long Beach/West Orange County will be offering “My Parents’ Divorce & Me,” a 10-week group for 13- to 15-year-olds coping with the separation and divorce of their parents beginning Monday, Oct. 12. Separation and divorce can turn a teenager’s world upside-down. Feelings of sadness, guilt, worry, and anger […]

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Port encouraging ‘green’ modes of transportation to festival

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, Environment

To encourage guests to use “greener” transportation, the Port of Long Beach is offering free Long Beach Transit bus passes and bicycle valet services at Green Port Fest ’09, the Port’s annual open house, on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10am to 3pm. Those riding bikes to Green Port Fest will be escorted by members of […]

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Recent foreclosure counseling fair assists 768 households

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Homeowners were invited to attend a free, comprehensive Foreclosure Counseling Fair at Jordan High School on Saturday, September 12 to learn about foreclosure prevention and homeownership preservation, and, although the event’s registration was scheduled for 9am, homeowners began lining up at 7:30am.

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Health Department, Red Cross offering flu clinics, preventive tips

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Health

The City of Long Beach Department of Health, with assistance from the American Red Cross, will operate walk-in flu clinics beginning Tuesday, Sept. 29 for people age 50 and older and adults ages 18 to 49 who are at high risk for serious complications of influenza. According to Dr. Helene Calvet, city health officer, these […]

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Westerly begins academic year with new head of school

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Education

Westerly School officially welcomed Chris Rodenhizer as its new head of school this month at an all-school assembly on the first day of classes. A veteran principal of Long Beach public schools, Rodenhizer brings nine years of school administrative experience and eight years of teaching at the elementary and university levels. He has a bachelor’s […]

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