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Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team Hosts 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket

Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) is hosting their 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket. The goal is to collect and distribute 2,000 baskets this year to economically-disadvantaged boys and girls — ages birth to 16.
Childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist Erin Merryn is the founder and president of Erin’s Law.

For The Child’s Annual Circle of Friends Breakfast to Feature Guest Speaker Erin Merryn

Childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist Erin Merryn is the founder and president of Erin’s Law. On April 1, For The Child’s annual Circle of Friends breakfast features special guest speaker Erin Merryn, a childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist.
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Public Invited to Participate in The Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Process

The community is invited to attend a special kick-off event to launch the Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Process. The free event is on Saturday, March 28, at 11:00 am, at the Homeland Neighborhood Cultural Center’s Manazar Gamboa Community Theatre at MacArthur Park, 1321 E.
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LB and LA Ports Start Discussions to Improve Cooperation, Cargo Congestion

Top executives from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles held a kickoff meeting earlier this week to begin working together to focus on cargo conveyance strategies that will enhance velocity and efficiency throughout their gateway’s supply chain.
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Cultural Alliance of Long Beach Hosts Body Positive Event; Celebrates Release of New Novel, Fatizen 24602

To celebrate the release of the novel, Fatizen 24602, by Philip C. Barragan II, men and women of all sizes are invited to take part in this unique event that proclaims: “Fat is not four letter word!” The event features readings by the author, a plus-size fashion show with styles from Curves Make a Woman and Wild Siren, spoken word performed by Matt Sedillo, Derek D.
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St. Anthony High School to Host 6th Annual Saints Run 5K

St. Anthony High School’s SAINTS RUN 2015 in downtown Long Beach at Shoreline Village will kick off at 8:00 am sharp this Saturday, March 28, 2015. Each year, the race has grown with participants and sponsor support from all around the southland.
The ROCK Christian Fellowship wants to support women in the community with a free tank of gas - no strings attached.

Hey Gals, Get Your Gas For Free on Saturday

The ROCK Christian Fellowship wants to support women in the community with free gas — no strings attached. The ROCK Christian Fellowship of Long Beach will provide free gas to women. This free gas project is a way to encourage the women of the community.
Suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of infant.

Arrests Made in Kidnapping-Murder of 3-Week-Old Eliza Delacruz

Four suspects were arrested Wednesday  in connection with the kidnapping and murder of infant. Today, March 25, 2015, the Long Beach Police Department made four arrests in connection with the January 2015 kidnapping and murder of 3-week-old Eliza Delacruz.
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Event Highlights Ongoing Need for Foster, Adoptive Families

In Los Angeles County, the Department of Children and Family Services receives over 10,000 calls each month about children who may be victims of child abuse and neglect. Just in the month of February, they investigated nearly 12,000 cases.
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Enjoy a Rare Opportunity To “Run on a Runway” at Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport (LGB) invites members of the public to experience the rare opportunity to run on a runway, with a one-mile fun run on the brand new surface of Runway 7L-25R (25R) to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The free event will include music, games, giveaways and aircraft on display.

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