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Entries from November 30th, 2012

LB City Council denies auto-title loan firm to operate at south Wrigley gateway

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer The Long Beach City Council unanimously voted 9-0 at its Nov. 20 meeting to deny a conditional-use permit (CUP) for Georgia-based Pennbrooke Financial Services, LLC to operate an auto-title loan business at the southern gateway of the Wrigley neighborhood. The motion, which was made by 6th District City Councilmember Dee Andrews, […]

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LBPD issues misdemeanor citations to 10 adults contributing to alcohol sales to minors

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) Vice Investigations Section, in cooperation with investigators from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), conducted two undercover operations in the city of Long Beach on Monday, Nov. 26. The “Minor Decoy” operation focused on employees and the “Shoulder Tap” operation focused on customers of ABC-licensed businesses such as […]

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As it hosts LGBT Leaders Conference, LB receives perfect score for equality

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The city of Long Beach has received a perfect score on the Municipal Equality Index (MEI), the first ever rating system of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) inclusion for cities. The MEI is a project of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation and the Gay & […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart Night before last, the cities of Signal Hill and Long Beach teamed up for what has come to be known as the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Taking place at Discovery Well Park in Signal Hill, Long Beach’s Mayor Bob Foster joined Signal Hill’s Mayor Tina Hansen to turn on the Christmas tree-shaped […]

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A recipe of philanthropy

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Believe it or not, I am a “chef” competing in a “Cooking for Kids” event next week. This is the first time ever that I have participated in anything like this and am asking for your vote. The event is raising awareness and funds for Miller Children’s Hospital of Long Beach. The actual competition is […]

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