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Residents Invited to Promenade Square Park Playground Planning Workshop

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal invites residents to join the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, the Promenade Area Residents Association and Council District 2 for a playground planning workshop to discuss the location, size and elements of a small children’s playground space in Promenade Square Park in Downtown Long Beach.
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New Officers Elected to The Rose Park Neighborhood Board

The Rose Park Neighborhood Board elects 2014-2015 officers. The Rose Park Neighborhood Association (RPNA) representing over 22,000 residents and property owners and home to two historic districts of Rose Park and Rose Park South held its annual officer elections.
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Police Remind Drivers to Be Cautious As Students Return to School

The Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone that with school beginning on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, and with the volume of pedestrian traffic around schools increasing dramatically, all commuters are encouraged to practice the following safety tips in an effort to prevent avoidable accidents: All drivers are reminded to: Yield the right of way to pedestrians in marked or unmarked crosswalks Not overtake and pass a vehicle stopped ahead of you when it has stopped for a pedestrian Yield the right of way to pedestrians on sidewalks Obey posted speed limits Never drive while distracted (examples: using a cell phone, reading, applying make-up, etc.) Stop and remain stopped for school buses with “flashing red lights;” opposing traffic must also stop unless a painted or raised divider separates the roadway Watch and obey Crossing Guards … they are there to protect children!
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Police Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect Near San Gabriel Riverbed

On August 29, 2014, at approximately 10:35 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the San Gabriel Riverbed near Pacific Coast Highway to investigate a report of a sexual assault that occurred to a 40-year-old female from Seal Beach, which resulted in the arrest of a male adult.
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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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