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Entries from June 29th, 2012

Miller Children’s Hospital provides safety tips for the Fourth

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Fourth of July

The following was submitted by Danny Luna, injury prevention coordinator of the Family Safety Coalition at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach. Time to get the barbecues, pool toys and baseball bats out of the garage, because summer is officially here! Fourth of July is summer’s biggest highlight, with the warm weather, family events and fireworks, […]

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Port rail improvements supported by federal grant expected to reduce traffic congestion and pollution

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Revving up for Summer

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners last week voted to accept $17 million in grants from a federal transportation program to help fund the “Green Port Gateway,” which will improve rail flow and the environment at the Port of Long Beach, according to a press release issued by the Port on June 22.

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Bixby Knolls car show to hit the street next month, seeking classic-car entries

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Revving up for Summer

The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association and the office of 8th District Councilmember Rae Gabelich will host the 7th Annual Bixby Knolls Dragster Expo and Car Show next month and are now inviting owners of classic and show cars to register.

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Cal State Long Beach archaeologist’s Easter Island findings featured in July issue of National Geographic magazine

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Easter Island (Rapa Nui), located nearly 2,500 miles west of Chile, has long intrigued explorers and scientists because of its enigmatic moai statues. When was the remote island first inhabited, what did the gigantic stone statues represent and how did ancient islanders move them? These questions fascinated archaeology professors Carl Lipo of California State University, […]

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Mariachis, Frida Kahlo and one of Mexico’s most versatile artists to spice up MOLAA’s upcoming Murals Under the Stars installment

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

This summer, the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), 628 Alamitos Ave., will again host Murals Under the Stars, the popular outdoor multimedia series that features local art lecturer Gregorio Luke projecting images onto a 100-foot-by-30-foot wall while discussing them. The summer’s first show will be offered Sunday, July 22 with a new presentation about […]

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