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Burns Supper Kicks Off Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV

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The Queen Mary welcomes back the celebration of true Scottish heritage with the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV February 18-19. The festival will kick off with the Burns Supper on February 17 followed by a full weekend of rich Scottish culture highlighted through authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine all in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.  

Airport Considers Changes That Could Expand Uber/Lyft Services; Public Meeting Feb 1

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Long Beach Airport (LGB) is inviting Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), ground transportation service providers and the public to participate in a meeting on February 1 to discuss proposed changes to the Airport’s ground transportation program and fee structure.

Long Beach Job Corps Community Service Efforts Honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Students from the Long Beach Job Corps Center participated in two activities for a Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and as part of the national Job Corps student-led anti-violence initiative, Youth 2 Youth: Partners 4 Peace.

Flu Can Be Serious for Children with Asthma

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By: Eli Nussbaum, M.D., medical director, Pediatric Pulmonary Center, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Asthma is one of the most common chronic childhood disorders affecting an estimated 7.1 million children in the U.S.

Long Beach Yellow Cab Selected The 2017 Community Corporation Honoree Peacemaker Award

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Long Beach Yellow Cab has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Community Corporation Honoree Peace Maker Award for their exemplary community service. This award is part of the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Parade and Celebration run by Councilmember Dee Andrews’ office.

Hughes Middle School Environmental Sciences Class and Realtor Andrea Testa Host Free Shred & E-Waste Event

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  Taken at Hughes Middle School during last year’s event, 1-23-16. Photo taken by Andrea Testa. Hughes Middle School Environmental Sciences Class and Andrea Testa, neighborhood Keller Williams Realtor, will host a FREE Community Event on Saturday, January 28th from 9am to 1pm at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807.

LBPD Announces Appointment of Lieutenant Jeffrey Berkenkamp to Commander

Lieutenant Jeffrey Berkenkamp appointed to Commander by Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna.

Lieutenant Jeffrey Berkenkamp appointed to Commander by Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna. Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna has selected Lieutenant Jeffrey Berkenkamp, a 19-year-veteran, for the position of Commander.

City of Long Beach Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Schedule

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Long Beach City Hall will be closed today, Monday, January 16. Street Sweeping and enforcement of street sweeping violations will not occur today. Street sweeping will resume its regular schedule on Tuesday, January 17.

Woman Shot by Officers After Threatening Citizens, Police with Knife

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On January 15, 2017 at approximately 11:14 a.m. officers from the Long Beach Police Department were dispatched to a restaurant in the area of 7th Street and Bellflower Boulevard regarding a female adult who was threatening citizens by swinging a knife at them.

Join Long Beach Heritage On a Walking Tour of The East Village Saturday

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  Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, January 14, 2017, for the East Village Walking tour. Future tours of the historic district will be given the second Saturday of each month. The East Village is home to several of the earliest “own-your-own” residential high-rises catering to elegant resort living built after World War I and the discovery of oil in the region.

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