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CSULB Receives $22.7 Million Grant From the National Institutes of Health

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an innovative research program that prepares underrepresented students for doctoral programs.
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Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor the Fastest Growing Haunt in Southern California

On Thursday, October 2, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor unleashed a spectacle of new haunted spirits, mazes and attractions that landed the annual festival on the Travel Channel’s list of the top ten haunts in the world. Nightly Dark Harbor attracts thousands of brave thrill seekers and continues to experience record-breaking attendance growth annually making it the fastest growing haunt in Southern California.
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Public Invited to 14th Street Park Fitness Zone Opening Ceremony

Courtesy of the city of Long Beach. Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine and Public Works invite the public to an opening ceremony for the new Fitness Zone at 14th Street Park, between Locust Avenue and Palmer Court, on Saturday, October 25.
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LBPD Awarded $400,000 Grant For Special Traffic Enforcements and Safety Efforts

Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.
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Vote for Your Favorite Design: Camp Bixby or Bixby Beach

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal and Parks, Recreation & Marine invite interested stakeholders to help design a new and improved Bixby Park playground on Saturday, October 25 at 9:00 am in the Bixby Park community center. The third and final meeting date was changed to Saturday morning for residents who may not have been able to make the previous weeknight meetings.
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Do You Dare to Enter the Schoolhouse of Horrors?

Are you brave enough to enter KGA’s School House of Horrors? Join Khmer Girls in Action on Halloween night and find out why so many students like ghosts, are disappearing before our eyes. Why do they leave? Where do they go?
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Regulatory red tape is a red flag for business in California

Last week, the Metro Board of Directors was informed by Kinkisharyo International, who was contracted to build new Metro rail cars, that the company was withdrawing plans to construct a manufacturing plant in Los Angeles County.
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Closing Ceremony for Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool This Sunday, Oct. 26

Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember Suzie Price, the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Marine, and the Tidelands Capital Improvement Division invite the public to the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool “Closing Ceremony” on Sunday, Oct.
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Maestro Edwin Outwater to Conduct Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, November 8

On Saturday, November 8 at 8 pm, Edwin Outwater, the versatile young conductor of Ontario’s Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony will step to the podium of the Terrace Theater at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center to lead the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra in the second of six Classical concerts. 
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Councilmember Austin Hosts Community Meeting on Vision For Market Street Corridor

Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin and the Long Beach Office of Sustainability will host a community meeting featuring experts from non-profit Global Green USA to discuss a future vision for the Market Street corridor and surrounding community.

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