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Entries from June 25th, 2010

Trauma drama

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

American Red Cross volunteer and Cerritos resident Jeff Dohzen is helped to the triage unit during a simulated disaster response exercise at St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) on Atlantic Avenue. In theory, terrorists had attacked Long Beach with a chemical agent, requiring victims to don protective suits and take showers as part of the emergency […]

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Spotlight on Advertisers

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Spotlight on Advertisers

The staff of Le Yen restaurant, 4140 Atlantic Ave., will be on vacation Sunday, July 4 through Monday, July 12. Le Yen can be reached at (562) 427-1937. Arashi restaurant, 3550 N. Long Beach Blvd., will be the host for the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s next Supper Club night on Monday, July 12 at […]

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Native home gardens: Taming the wild things

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Staff Writer A few weeks back, I wrote about my struggle to appreciate native landscapes. The column was inspired by our home’s inclusion in the Lawn-to-Garden Incentive Program (lblawntogarden.com) sponsored by the Long Beach Water Department, which will pay $2.50 per square foot to replace thirsty lawns with select drought-tolerant plants. […]

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Buono’s chosen for 54th District Small Business of Year award

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Business, Community

Buono’s Authentic Pizzeria was recently recognized as the 2010 Small Business of the Year in the 54th Assembly District. Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D– Long Beach) presented the award during California Small Business Day in Sacramento amidst an audience of legislators, key community leaders, and other statewide honorees. During the festivities, brothers Frank and Andrew Buono met with government […]

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LB city manager proposes to reform local government to improve efficiencies

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Government

As part of his five-pronged budget strategy, Long Beach City Manager Pat West presented recommendations to the City Council Wednesday on how to reform City government and change the way the City of Long Beach is structured. Since Fiscal Year 2004, the City of Long Beach has enacted $162.8 million in General Fund structural deficit […]

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