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Dr. Virginia Baxter Presents “Americas’s First Ladies” to American Association of University Women March 9

Dr. Virginia “Ginny” Baxter will share historical insights in her presentation on First Ladies in American history at the March 9, 2017 branch dinner meeting of the Long Beach branch of American Association of University Women at the Recreation Gulf Course Clubhouse, 5001 Deukmejian Dr., Long Beach, CA 90804 at 5:30 p.m.
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DUI Checkpoint Planned For Saturday

The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, February 25, 2017, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., in the East Patrol Division.
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Fifteenth Annual African-American Festival at Aquarium of the Pacific February 25 and 26

Celebrating the richness and diversity of African-American and African cultures, the Aquarium’s fifteenth annual African-American Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 25 and 26, from 9:00 a.m.
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Public Invited to Community Events Designed to Further Activate Harvey Milk Park

The community is invited to attend a series of events designed to further activate Harvey Milk Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) throughout February and March. The series will include coffee gatherings, live music, educational sessions, and a re-creation of a Long Beach Debate Club called Spit ‘n’ Argue.
Image credit: Dave Van Patten, The Sheep and the Goats (top left); Angela Willcocks, Boy (top right); Anna Bae, Charcoaled, (bottom left); Norma Haas Rose, Watts Towers (bottom right).

Arts Council for Long Beach Announces 2016–2017 Grant Recipients

Image credit: Dave Van Patten, The Sheep and the Goats (top left); Angela Willcocks, Boy (top right); Anna Bae, Charcoaled, (bottom left); Norma Haas Rose, Watts Towers (bottom right). The Arts Council for Long Beach is proud to announce the 26 artists and arts organizations funded through its annual grant programs for 2016–2017.
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CSULB Leaders to Speak at Two Local Churches for CSU’s Super Sunday

California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) President Jane Close Conoley and Vice President for Student Affairs Carmen Taylor will participate in the 12th Annual CSU Super Sunday <http://www.calstate.edu/supersunday/> on Feb.
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Neil Simon’s Rumors Opens at Long Beach Playhouse February 25

In a large, tastefully appointed townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe farce attack. Despite being his tenth wedding anniversary party, the host lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight.
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Mayor Garcia and Others Rally in Support of Measure H Today

Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia joins together with U.S. Vets and local community leaders to rally today Tuesday, February 21 at 10:30am, in support of Measure H, the critical March 7 vote to tackle the growing homelessness challenges in L.A.
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Council to Use Measure A Funds to Reinstates Police Academy, Restores Paramedic Rescue 12

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to restore Paramedic Rescue 12 and to reinstate the Police Academy, using Public Safety funding from Measure A. The restorations will be effective March 1, and will cost $1.5 million for the remainder of the Fiscal Year, and $2.5 million annually starting in Fiscal Year 2018 ($1.1 million for Paramedic Rescue 12; $1.4 million for Police Academy staffing).
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City Advises Residents to Prepare For Powerful Storm

A powerful storm system is expected to bring several inches of rain and high winds, beginning Friday morning through Saturday morning.

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