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Entries from August 30th, 2013

Thoughts from the Publisher

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · News

by Neena Strichart I am ready to blow up the balloons, strike up the band, send out the announcements and drink a toast. Tomorrow I will be seven-years smoke-free! And, since some of us former smokers like to refer to ourselves as being “smober,” that’s how I think of it– I am seven-years smober. Smoking […]

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AB 722 to allow chiropractors to perform medical evaluations of drivers

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 722 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), paving the way for chiropractors to perform medical evaluations as part of the certification process for bus drivers, according to Lowenthal’s office. “To comply with federal regulations, we’re going to need thousands of certified examiners in California alone,” said Lowenthal, chair of […]

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Long Beach Public Library introducing software to help improve service and manage resources

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Public Library is introducing new software that will enable staff to provide enhanced customer service to patrons and better manage its resources, according to a city press release. “This technology will allow us to be more efficient and track our resources better,” Mayor Bob Foster said. “The new software will monitor circulation […]

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Man found deceased in Signal Hill parking garage

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · News

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) released information on Monday, Aug. 26, regarding the remains of a man found in a parking garage that day. According to the SHPD, at 9:54am on Aug. 26, the department received a call regarding a dead body found in a parking garage at 701 E. 28th St. in Signal […]

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Distressed swimmer rescued by LBFD lifeguards, ‘good Samaritan’

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) released information on Aug. 22 regarding the rescue of a drowning man in Rainbow Harbor that day. At approximately 9:55am, LBFD Marine Safety lifeguards responded to a “distressed swimmer” call in Rainbow Harbor. Upon arrival, LBFD Rescue Boat 2 located two people in the water behind the Grand Romance […]

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