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LBPD to Deploy DUI Saturation Patrols This Weekend

The Long Beach Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will deploy this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Saturday, November 1, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 p.m.
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Public Invited to Open Houses and Study Session on Long Beach Civic Center

The public is invited to attend two open houses and a City Council Study Session and share their thoughts regarding the future of the Long Beach Civic Center. The Civic Center has significant seismic deficiencies, and the City Council recently held a study session to receive presentations from two project teams to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new Civic Center and Main Library, and revitalize Lincoln Park.
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Construction Begins on New Beach Pedestrian Path

The City of Long Beach will begin work this week on constructing a new, separate beach pedestrian path. The existing bike path, which has been shared by pedestrians, strollers, bicyclists, and inline skaters, will become dedicated entirely to bicyclists and inline skaters.
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Police Seek Information Concerning Toddlers Found Alone

Today at approximately 8:45 a.m., Long Beach police were dispatched to Atlantic Avenue and 60th Street after a passer-by saw two small children that were alone and called police. The children, both African-American boys, are approximately one and two years of age, and appear to be in good health.
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Innovation Fund Socal Looks to Spur Local Startups

Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced that the funding cycle for Innovation Fund SoCal is now open. Applicants have an opportunity to receive a $50,000 no-interest, non-collateralized loan to help their startup companies focused on clean and advanced manufacturing, bio medical devices, advanced energy technologies.
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Celebrate Day of the Dead Downtown

Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez invites Long Beach residents and the community to a free Day of the Dead event on Pine Avenue on Saturday, November 1, 2014. The celebration will take over two blocks of Pine Avenue between 6th and 8th Street from 2 pm to 10 pm.
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Northgate Gonzalez Market Turns Vacant Lot into Fresh Foods and Jobs

Elected officials join the Gonzalez family to cut the ribbon on their new market in North Long Beach. Long Beach elected officials joined community and civic leaders today to celebrate the grand opening of a new Northgate Gonzalez Market in North Long Beach with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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Creation Station Craft Day Explores Natural Colors and Materials

Saturday, November 1, 2014, children, ages 6-11, are invited to participate in a free drop-in craft and activities program called Creation Station. November’s theme, Brilliant Brown, will include seasonally themed take-home crafts and activities that use natural colors and materials.
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Jim Stangeland, Former LBCC Football Head Coach, Passes Away at the Age of 92

Jim Stangeland, one of Long Beach City College’s all-time greatest coaches as well as one of the best to come out of the city of Long Beach, passed away on Saturday (Oct. 25) in Huntington Beach at the age of 92. Stangeland is a member of the LBCC Hall of Champions, Long Beach State Hall of Fame, Long Beach Century Club Hall of Fame, and the California Community College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
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Potential Recruitment Process for Police Chief Announced by City Manager

Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach City Manager Pat West today announced the process for selecting a new Police Chief, should a vacancy occur as a result of the November 4, 2014 election.

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