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Artists For Cambodia Town Mural Project Announced by Arts Council for Long Beach

In October, the Arts Council for Long Beach launched the Cambodia Town Mural Project, an initiative that will install eight public art murals along Anaheim Street between Long Beach Blvd. and Junipero Ave. This project is in partnership with Cambodia Town Inc., United Cambodian Community (UCC), Homeland Cultural Center (HCC), the offices of councilmembers Daryl Supernaw (4th District), Dee Andrews (6th District) and Midtown Business Improvement District.
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Long Beach Airport Named Best Airport for Dining For Second Consecutive Year

Long Beach Airport (LGB) recently won two prestigious awards for its concessions program. LGB was named Best Airport for Dining in the United States in a USA Today/10Best.com Readers’ Choice poll. This is the second year in a row that Long Beach Airport has won the title.
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Town Hall Meeting to Focus on Issues Affecting People With Disabilities

The public is invited to participate in a town hall meeting hosted by the City of Long Beach’s Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD). Part of CACoD’s mission is to assemble and disseminate information on issues affecting people with disabilities, including transportation.
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Long Beach Playhouse Presents Treasure Island

On April 8, the Long Beach Playhouse presents Treasure Island, the beloved classic by Robert Louis Stevenson. For many of us, most of what we know about pirates, buried treasure and adventure came from Stevenson’s novel.
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Residents Urged to Get Ready During Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 27–31

Tsunami Preparedness Week is March 27 to 31, and the City of Long Beach, in conjunction with the Southern California Earthquake Center at the University of Southern California, will participate in a variety of activities to inform residents of actions they can take to prepare for and respond to a tsunami.
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Man Arrested For Unsolved 1976 Murder

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Long Beach Police announced that an arrest has been made in connection with a cold case murder investigation. On March 16, 2017, Homicide detectives arrested 73-year-old Jerry Lee Hires at his Long Beach residence.
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The Heart of Ida Publishes First Issue of AgeWell Long Beach Magazine

Life for seniors living in Long Beach just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the first issue of AgeWell Long Beach Magazine, published by The Heart of Ida.
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Long Beach Celebrates First Anniversary of Bike Share

The City of Long Beach Thursday, March 17, unveiled the first “Unicorn Bike” to help celebrate the Long Beach Bike Share program’s first anniversary. One of the distinctive bright blue bicycles was temporarily transformed into a one-of-a-kind, specially branded bike – complete with hot pink paint and sugar skulls – for a partnership between CycleHop, the City’s Bike Share program operator, and Lola’s Mexican Cuisine, 2030 E.
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53rd Congressional Cup Regatta Sails by Belmont Pier March 29–April 2

In 10 days, world class match racing comes to Long Beach, California, with the 53rd running of the Congressional Cup regatta! This World Match Racing Tour championship event brings the top sailing talent from around the globe to the waters of Long Beach, Calif., March 28 to April 2, 2017.
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Flight Slots Offered to Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Photo from Wikipedia Long Beach Airport (LGB) has announced that Southwest Airlines has been offered two air carrier flight slots, which will be available for their use beginning August 1, 2017.

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