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Entries from April 26th, 2013

Letter to the Editor: A not-so ‘roundabout’ letter

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Why is Councilmember James Johnson so adamant that a bicycle path must go through the Los Cerritos neighborhood and absolutely has to include two “roundabouts” and a new traffic signal at Wardlow Road and Pacific Avenue? He says surveys taken by the City [of Long Beach] show that most people favor all of these so-called […]

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LB Civil Service Commission elects new officers

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Community

The election of Long Beach Civil Service Commission officers was conducted on April 17, according to Mario R. Beas, executive director of the commission. Unanimously elected were Charles Hicks Jr., as president and Larry Keller as vice president. Other members of the commission are Jeanne Karatsu, Carolyn Smith Watts and Jonathan Gotz. Hicks is an […]

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Shooting results in death of 18-year-old man

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Community

On Saturday, April 20, at approximately 9:10pm, a shooting occurred in the 1200 block of Phillips Street that resulted in the death of a male adult. Officers were in the area of Locust Avenue and Home Street investigating an unrelated incident when a vehicle being driven by a female and containing a male gunshot victim […]

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LBPD, LB Memorial to collect expired, unused prescription drugs

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Community

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will once again join forces with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other law-enforcement agencies around the nation. This initiative seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft through the collection of potentially dangerous expired, […]

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American Association of Community Colleges names LBCC as finalist for inaugural Awards of Excellence

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

Long Beach City College (LBCC) Superintendent-President Eloy Oakley and the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees were recognized April 23 as finalists for Exemplary CEO/Board at the 93rd American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Convention in San Francisco. “During very tough fiscal challenges, Superintendent-President Oakley and the Long Beach Community College District […]

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