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Entries from December 30th, 2011

Miller Children’s Hospital continues 50-year tradition of presenting newborns in holiday stockings to their families

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For more than 50 years, babies born between Dec. 21 and Dec. 25 at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach have been bundled and given to their families in giant holiday stockings, as the hospital’s special way of celebrating with families and welcoming their “precious gifts” into the world. In keeping up with the tradition, the […]

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Tips for making the most of your end-of-year charitable donations

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We’ve all heard the advice to get charitable donations in before the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31 or say goodbye to potential tax breaks. But how do you make sure you’re choosing the best charity in the first place? Here are five tips from Larry Probus, chief financial officer of the humanitarian organization World […]

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Miller Children’s opens Ronald McDonald House

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City officials, community members, donors and executives from Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach recently celebrated the grand opening of the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House (LBRMH). Escorted tours of the house were provided followed by a program and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Those on hand to celebrate the dedication included: Fourth District L.A. County Supervisor Don Knabe; […]

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Peace week to honor philosophies of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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As a part of the City of Long Beach Peace Week activities, Mayor Bob Foster, Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews, and other dignitaries will lead the 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Peace March on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 5pm, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.

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LB Police Department enforcing curfew law during winter break

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The 2011 winter break for Long Beach students is under way, and many schools will be closed until Jan. 9. The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has issued a press release to remind parents that Section 9.58.010 of the Long Beach Municipal Code states: “It is unlawful for any minor under the age of 18 […]

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