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Entries from March 30th, 2012

Long Beach among five California benefactors of HUD safety grants

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $12.7 million in grants to five local projects in California to conduct a wide range of activities intended to protect children and families from potentially dangerous lead-based paint and other home health and safety hazards.

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Emergency medical services to work with local fire departments to improve patient data collection

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

At last week’s Los Angeles County Supervisors meeting, the Board granted permission for the Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMS) to enter into agreements with local fire departments to improve patient data collection. The first pilot program will be with the Long Beach Fire Department, beginning later this year.

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Hit-and-run witness struck and killed by driver who had hit parked vehicle

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

On Saturday, March 24, at approximately 12:50am, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers responded to the 1100 block of Stanley Avenue regarding a call that had initially begun as a hit-and-run incident, which police are now investigating as a murder. Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives determined that a male adult driving a green Dodge […]

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Annual maintenance project to close southern terminus of 710 Freeway on Sunday morning

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

On Sunday, April 1, the southern terminus of the Long Beach (710) Freeway will be closed below Anaheim Street from 6am to 1pm so that crews can complete as much work as possible during an annual maintenance project. Signs will inform motorists of detours, as the following ramps will be closed: • Southbound 710 Downtown […]

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Lowenthal bill requires CalWORKS recipients to learn English

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The state Assembly will soon consider a bill by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal that would add English classes to the list of activities the state requires of direct-aid recipients. “There are about a dozen ways that CalWORKS recipients can show they’re trying to build a future,” said Lowenthal, D-Long Beach. “It seems pretty obvious to me […]

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