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Councilwoman Price to Host Small Business Workshop

3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price Councilwoman Suzie Price invites the public to a free small business workshop exploring the concept of “Branding the Experience” and learning about the formula for business success as introduced to us by author and local 3rd District business owner, Kenneth Bator.
Long Beach City College Vice President of Administrative Services Ann-Marie Gabel and Deputy Director of Planning & Construction Medhanie Ephrem were on hand at Woodland Community College Sept. 19, 2016 to accept the California Community Colleges Board of Governors Energy and Sustainability Award for the year’s best Retrofit Project.

Energy Savings Project Earns Long Beach City College Top Sustainability Award

Long Beach City College Vice President of Administrative Services Ann-Marie Gabel and Deputy Director of Planning & Construction Medhanie Ephrem were on hand at Woodland Community College Sept. 19, 2016 to accept the California Community Colleges Board of Governors Energy and Sustainability Award for the year’s best Retrofit Project.
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Police and Pastors Join For City-Wide Ride Along

We currently live in a nation where tensions between Police and Community have never been more apparent. Regardless of where you reside, broadcasts of protests, violence, unarmed shootings and select resentment of Law Enforcement are headline news.
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AquaLink’s Late-Night Hours Make it Easier to Enjoy the Waterfront

Long Beach Transit announces it will extend AquaLink water taxi service for its late-season schedule commencing Friday, September 23, 2016. The late-season AquaBus schedule will remain the same. Late-season AquaLink service started September 9, 2016.
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LB’s Business-friendly Programs Earns City a Spot Among the Eddy Finalists

The City of Long Beach is a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County, an annual award bestowed by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC). In 2009 Long Beach received the Eddy Award as the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County.
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Long Beach Serves: Citywide Volunteer Campaign Launches Oct 1

Volunteerism and civic engagement is an ingrained part of Long Beach’s culture. To continue encouraging and promoting volunteerism in Long Beach, the City has launched a citywide volunteer campaign, “Long Beach Serves,” with volunteer activities starting on October 1, and culminating with the October 22, 2016 “National Make a Difference Day.” “Of all the things that make Long Beach such a great city, the most important is our people,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.
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Oscar Orci Appointed Deputy Director of Long Beach Development Services

Oscar Orci, Deputy Director for Long Beach Development Services Long Beach Development Services Director Amy Bodek today named Oscar Orci, former Director of Development Services for the City of Redlands, as Deputy Director for Long Beach Development Services.
Maestro Benjamin Rous will lead the Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev’s Symphony #5. Photo courtesy of the Long Beach Symphony.

Long Beach Symphony Begins 82nd Season with New Music Director

Maestro Benjamin Rous will lead the Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev’s Symphony #5. Photo courtesy of the Long Beach Symphony. Long Beach Symphony opens its 82nd season on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center Terrace Theater with excitement and a new vision for the arts and music scene in the City of Long Beach.
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Public Workshops Explain Ports Plan to Distribute $46M in Grants

The Port of Long Beach will hold four public workshops to discuss funding priorities for a new $46.4 million program to lessen the impacts of Port-related pollution on the community. Potential grant applicants and others are invited to attend.
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Police Seek Person of Interest in Murder Investigation (VIDEO)

On Monday, September 19, 2016, video surveillance footage was released depicting a person of interest wanted for questioning in the murder of 26-year-old Carina Mancera, and her 4-year-old Jennabel Anaya of Long Beach.

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