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Entries Tagged as 'Nick Diamantides'

Controversy swirls around WRD’s declaration of water emergency

November 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer On Friday, Nov. 19, the Board of Directors of the Water Replenishment District (WRD) unanimously declared a water emergency that will impact the amount of water its customers– including the Cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill– can hold in reserve.

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City crew accidentally rips open underground diesel pipeline; damage minimal

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A City of Long Beach Parks and Recreation department crew accidentally ripped open an underground pipe carrying diesel on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 11, spilling about 1,500 gallons of the fuel at the location of a planned community garden. The site, owned by the City of Long Beach, is […]

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LBPD Chief McDonnell aims for improved communications, high-tech surveillance

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Imagine getting a text message or an email from the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) to inform you that the helicopter buzzing over your neighborhood is part of a search for an armed-robbery suspect hiding somewhere on your street.

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SH Council focuses on water conservation, employment contract, RDA decision

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Seventeen months after initiating a water-conservation program, the Signal Hill City Council heard the good news: the program has exceeded its goal since city residents and businesses are using 13.46 percent less water than the average amount used during the previous three years.

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Injunction puts N. Long Beach street gangs on LBPD’s radar

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A recently issued court injunction now makes it possible for the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) to arrest certain gang members in North Long Beach for simply demonstrating their gang affiliation publicly. On Monday afternoon, city officials had a press conference at the downtown LBPD headquarters to publicize the injunction […]

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