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Entries from August 27th, 2010

Western states receive Commerce Department assistance to help boost competitiveness in global marketplace

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

United States Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Monday announced $1.7 million in US Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant funds to the Western Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC), which serves the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada, to help the region adjust to increasing competition in the global marketplace and create jobs to bolster the […]

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Workforce Investment Network offers free training programs

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · News

The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network’s hands-on Environmental Safety and Remediation Training Program and Construction Skills Training Program will begin new training sessions soon. Federal funding provides training at no cost to the participants.

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Long Beach Dog Zone now named ‘Rosie’s Dog Beach’

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Pets

She has 1,288 fans on Facebook. She appeared on Animal Planet and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She was on the cover of Westways magazine. She inspired the “Bulldog Beauty Contest,” the world’s largest gathering of bulldogs that takes place annually in Long Beach. Now, this bulldog has Los Angeles County’s only dog beach […]

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FOLBA to sponsor walking benefit for local animals

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Pets

In one day, pet owners can walk their dogs and unleash help for Long Beach animals at the same time. Those who don’t have a pet can still walk or run for a great cause, and help fundraise online.

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Beehive-eating Labrador wins award for most unusual pet health insurance claim

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Pets

Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation’s oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, asked the public to go to the polls and decide which pet with the most unusual health insurance claim in 2010 would take home the 2nd annual VPI Hambone Award. Between Aug. 2 and Aug. 16, nearly 3,000 people visited […]

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