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Midtown Specific Plan Wins Sustainability Award

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The City of Long Beach has received a Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Sustainability Award in the Integrated Planning category for the Midtown Specific Plan (Plan). SCAG annually honors planning projects that promote and improve mobility, livability, prosperity, and sustainability in the region.

Councilwoman Price Recommends Penalties for Buildings With Illegal Marijuana Businesses

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 5:00 PM Councilwoman Price will be bringing an item to the Long Beach City Council asking her colleagues to vote in favor of drafting an ordinance applying penalties on property owners who rent or lease property to illegally operating marijuana businesses, and that gives the City the ability to shut off utility service to properties that are not operating legally.

Actors Bring History to Life this Summer at Rancho Los Cerritos

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The courtyard at Rancho Los Cerritos will be transformed into a plein air playhouse this spring and summer for a special series of theatrical living history performances. View our flyer here (PDF download).

DUI Saturation Patrols to Deploy This Weekend

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Officers from the Long Beach Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Saturday April 22, between the hours of 6:00 p.m.

Weekend Route Closures at East End of Gerald Desmond Bridge

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Several traffic routes at the eastern end of the Gerald Desmond Bridge will close Friday night to Monday morning, April 21-24, requiring motorists going to and from downtown Long Beach via the bridge to find alternate routes.

Traveling with Your Special Needs Child

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By: Gary Feldman, M.D., medical director, Stramski Children’s Developmental Center, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Spring kicks off the season of travel, but for families who have a child with special needs, traveling can seem more like work than a vacation.

Beach Streets University Rolling Through East Long Beach April 29

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The fourth Open Street event, Beach Streets University, is coming to East Long Beach; and the public is invited to participate on Saturday, April 29, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. At this exciting event, participants can walk, bike, or roll along a car-free route.

LBCC is One of 20 Colleges Selected For New California Guided Pathways Initiative

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Long Beach City College was one of the 20 colleges statewide selected to participate in the new California Guided Pathways Initiative.

Port of Long Beach to Host Environmental Grants Workshops

An attendee offers input on priorities for the Port Community Grants Program during an October 2016 workshop at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library. Photo courtesy of Port of Long Beach.

An attendee offers input on priorities for the Port Community Grants Program during an October 2016 workshop at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library. Photo courtesy of Port of Long Beach. The Port of Long Beach invites the public to attend workshops next week for the first round of a new, $46.4 million program created to help communities most affected by goods movement in San Pedro Bay.

CSULB Women’s Basketball Coach Jody Wynn Heading To University of Washington

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Coach Jody Wynn Following a memorable 2016-17 campaign that saw Long Beach State Women’s Basketball win the Big West Tournament championship, advance to the NCAA Tournament, and come just one point shy of becoming the first No.

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