Long Beach News and Events

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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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5th Annual Long Beach Farm Dinner Showcases Local Chefs and Urban Farm

On Sunday, October 26th, the 5th Annual Long Beach Farm dinner will benefit the Growing Experience Urban Farm by offering an immaculate multi-course dinner at the farm itself! The “under the stars” event is a celebration showcasing the seasonal bounty of the Autumn Harvest at the Growing Experience, an urban farm located at 750 Via Carmelitos in Long Beach.
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Department of Health Receives $225,000 Covered California Navigator Grant

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has received a $225,000 Covered California Navigator grant, aimed at increasing health insurance enrollment in the state. Covered California anticipates a total registration of 1.7 million Californians by the end of the coming open-enrollment period.
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Community Invited to Celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month

The community is invited to join the City of Long Beach and the Citizens Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD) in a celebration recognizing October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Long Beach Civic Center’s Centennial Plaza, located directly outside City Hall, 333 W.
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Explore Historical Tile With Tour of East Village

Tile has been integral to the decoration of exterior and internal spaces for over 4,000 years and achieved prominence in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Southern California was home to some of the most notable tile artists and manufacturers including   Batchelder, CalCo, Catalina and Malibu.  
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North Neighborhood Library Groundbreaking Ceremony Set For Saturday, October 25

Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Rex Richardson and Al Austin and the Department of Library Services invite the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new North Neighborhood Library, at 10 am on Saturday, October 25, at 5870 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach.

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