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Spotlight On Business: Better Bodies Fitness

Chuckie Miller, Owner of Better Bodies Fitness EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Chuckie Miller, Owner and Performance Specialist of Better Bodies Fitness Long Beach, via email. They talked about inspirations, challenges and what’s it’s like having a business in Bixby Knolls.
(Left to right) LBCC Superintendent- President Eloy Ortiz Oakley and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.

State Superintendent Visits LBCC as Part of Career Pathways Trust Tour

(Left to right) LBCC Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Long Beach City College (LBCC) Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley hosted State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson’s visit yesterday to LBCC as part of his statewide tour of Career Pathways Trust recipients.  
The Port’s maintenance and engineering teams worked to clear rocks and debris washed onto roadways and terminals.

After the Storm, Cargo Operation Resume and Repair Work Begins at Port

The Port’s maintenance and engineering teams worked to clear rocks and debris washed onto roadways and terminals. The Port of Long Beach resumed full cargo-handling operations Thursday, Aug. 28, after a lessening of storm surges from Hurricane Marie that had battered south-facing piers and interrupted the loading and unloading of four vessels a day earlier.
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1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park Continues Sept. 6

1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park, a new monthly event focusing on highlighting local musical talent, theater, and other performance groups to perform at the Historic Bixby Band Shell held its inaugural event earlier this month.
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Long Beach Job Corp Graduates Students from 50th Anniversary Program

(Left to right) Mr. Roberto Uranga, 7th District City Council member, City of Long Beach, Ms. Lisa Odle, President/CEO of Odle Management, which operates the Long Beach Job Corps Center, graduate Scott Buck, graduate Royal Holmes, graduate Mario Osorio, Mr.
Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, takes a deep breath from a respirator, above water, to get the hang of how to breathe with the device before taking a plunge.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Patients Enjoy Special Scuba Diving Opportunity

Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, takes a deep breath from a respirator, above water, to get the hang of how to breathe with the device before taking a plunge. On Saturday, Aug. 16, past and present pediatric rehabilitation patients from Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach were invited to the hospital’s indoor rehabilitation pool for a special scuba diving event.
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Annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament Benefiting Rising TIDE at Marguerite Kiefer Education Center, Sept. 12

Calling all wordsmiths and Scrabble enthusiasts between the ages of 13 and 90+! The 6th annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament is about to take place! Don’t miss a ‘fantabulous’ evening of 50’s musical entertainment, tasty burgers & shakes, a silent auction, an opportunity drawing, and a friendly Scrabble competition!
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Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Receives $553,000 Grant For MacArthur Park Renovation

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) has been awarded a $553,000 grant to renovate MacArthur Park, 1321 E Anaheim St. The funding comes from the California Department of Housing and Community Development Housing-Related Parks (HRP) grant program, which creates incentives and rewards local governments for building affordable housing to fund much-needed parks in their communities.  
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LB’s Technology Services Director to Retire; Search Begins for Replacement

Curtis Tani, Director of the City of Long Beach Department of Technology Services, has announced his plans to retire, effective September 12, 2014. “Curtis has served our city admirably by modernizing and expanding our use of technology, improving customer service, enhancing employee productivity and reducing costs,” City Manager Patrick H.
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Board of Supervisors Issues $10,000 Reward in Homicide Case

Victim Olataga Filemoni The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, at the recommendation of Supervisor Don Knabe, has issued a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for murder of 25-year-old Olataga Filemoni of Long Beach.

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