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Entries from October 30th, 2009

Halloween Haunts

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Spooky Happenings Around Town WHERE’S LINUS? The Pythian Youth Foundation of California is operating a pumpkin patch on the corner of 49th Street and Long Beach Boulevard through October 31 to raise funds to help send children to camp. BOO! Averyboo Arts, 3908 Atlantic Ave., will celebrate Halloween with fun for the little ones on […]

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Gallery Expo to host its first open-call exhibit to honor Day of the Dead

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Art

The Gallery Expo, 4321 Atlantic Ave., will host an artist reception Friday, Nov. 6 for the “Dia de los Muertos” exhibit, its first open-call artist show, which will be on display there through Saturday, Nov. 28. The reception will last from 6pm to 10pm with awards announced at 8pm. Music will be provided by DJ […]

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Hendricks appointed commander of LBPD North Division

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Police Department has announced the appointment of Commander David Hendricks as the new commander of the Long Beach Police Department’s North Division. Hendricks was hired by the City of Long Beach in 1992 as a part-time dispatcher for the Marine Patrol, while completing his studies in criminal justice at California State University […]

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Neighborhood Foundation makes donation to Robinson Academy for academic-support program

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Education

The Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation this week donated $650 to Jackie Robinson Academy to support the school’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program, an in-school academic support program for grades four through 12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success. Gavin McKiernan, the President of the Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation’s board of directors, presented […]

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OASIS teams with AT&T to teach seniors how to make better use of cell phones

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, Health

On Thursday, October 15, OASIS, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of mature adults and seniors through education programs, joined AT&T to offer free cell phone training for 32 Lakewood seniors. The effort was designed to help educate the mature adults on how to use their mobile phones more effectively and feel more comfortable […]

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