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Entries from December 28th, 2012

Bike LB rolls out its ‘Share Our Streets’ bicycle-safety campaign

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

A bicycle-safety campaign encouraging motorists and bicyclists to “Share Our Streets” is under way in Long Beach and on the Web. The campaign, also called “SOS,” is funded by a grant from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority as well as in-kind support from Long Beach Transit. The campaign is being carried out by […]

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LBPD to conduct DUI checkpoint on Dec. 29

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, Dec. 29. The checkpoint will be conducted in the East Patrol Division from 7 pm to 3am. Roving DUI saturation patrols were deployed on Dec. 1 and Dec. 22, between the hours of 8pm and 4am. Over the course […]

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LB Transit offers free rides on New Year’s Eve

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Free system-wide bus service will be available on Long Beach Transit starting at 5pm this New Year’s Eve. The promotion encourages residents to take public transit during the evening’s festivities to avoid drinking and driving and comes with the added benefit of not having to find parking. This free service was made available by the […]

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Rep.-elect Lowenthal appointed to foreign-affairs committee, Hahn to transporation committee

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The Democratic Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives announced the appointments of Rep.-elect Alan Lowenthal to the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Rep. Janice Hahn to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The appointments were announced Thursday, Dec. 20 by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Lowenthal, expected to take his new […]

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LB resident lives out ‘final wish’ experiences as LB Memorial launches ‘The Bucket List Project’

December 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

In an effort to aid adult patients battling terminal illnesses, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center’s palliative care program has started “The Bucket List Project,” which assists those who are too sick to fulfill their “final wish” experiences. Long Beach resident Kenny Kozikowski, 48, who was diagnosed with metastatic (stage four) colorectal cancer in December 2011, […]

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