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World TeamTennis coming to LB this summer

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Professional World TeamTennis will come to the Billie Jean King Tennis Center this summer, with the Newport Beach Breakers’ home match on Wednesday, July 21. Gates will open at 5:30pm and the match will start at 7:05pm. The first 100 juniors up to age 12 will receive a free Breakers T-shirt. Tickets are $20 and […]

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Pink Party to kick off Pride weekend downtown

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Leisure, News

The 3rd Annual Pink Party is set to kick off Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride weekend on Friday, May 14 at 7pm on Pine Avenue between Broadway and Third Street, where an expanded venue will accommodate enhanced entertainment and an anticipated record-breaking crowd.

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Low voter turnout marks LB election; changes in store

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Only 34,976 of Long Beach’s 238,294 bothered to vote in the city’s primary nominating election on Tuesday, April 13. Of those who voted, 15,269 went to the polls and 19,707 mailed in their ballots. The two groups combined totaled 14.7 percent voter participation. That small minority of voters picked most […]

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LB names new park after civil-rights activist Rosa Parks

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Long Beach has found a way to provide open space to one of its communities while honoring a person who was pivotal in America’s Civil Rights movement. Last Thursday, April 8, city officials conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for a new park named after Rosa Parks, the famous African-American woman who […]

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Long Beach divers compete at national championships

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Three Long Beach high-school students competed in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the USA Diving Western Junior National Championships last weekend. Wilson High School senior Larry Reinhard, Jr. and Poly High School sophomore Deon Reid both qualified to compete in the boys 16- to18-year-old competition. Millikan High School senior Paulina Guzman qualified in the girls 16- to […]

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