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Councilwoman Price to Present Resolution for “Norooz” at Today’s Council Meeting

3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price

3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price Councilwoman Suzie Price will lead the Long Beach City Council in presenting a resolution celebrating “Norooz,” the Persian New Year at today’s Council meeting. Norooz translates to “New Day” and begins on the first day of spring at the moment of the equinox.

Weekend DUI Checkpoint Results in Nine Arrests

Long Beach Police Department

Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on March 21, 2015, on westbound Ocean Boulevard west of Pacific Avenue between the hours of 7:00 p.m.

Councilman Dee Andrews Introduces The 6th District Literacy Program

Councilman Dee Andrews kicking off the 6th District Literacy Program at Abraham Lincoln Elementary.

Councilman Dee Andrews kicking off the 6th District Literacy Program at Abraham Lincoln Elementary. Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is pleased to introduce the 6th District Literacy Program. The kick off of the program was at Abraham Lincoln Elementary, located at 1175 E 11th Street, Long Beach, CA.

LBCC Baseball Coach Crook Earns 500th Career Victory

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Long Beach City College head coach Casey Crook earned his 500th career victory thanks to a 3-2 South Coast Conference win at rival Cerritos College on Saturday. With 500 wins, Crook currently ranks 11th among active California community college baseball coaches and is No.

Detectives Arrest And Charge Six Suspects in 4th of July Murder Case

Long Beach Crime

This week, charges were filed against six individuals in connection with the July 4, 2014 murder of 24-year-old Kayon Dafney of Long Beach, who was found by police in an alley in the 6400 block of Gardenia Avenue after responding to a shots fired call.

“Beach Streets Uptown” Opens Atlantic Ave for Day of Cycling, Socializing, June 6

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On Saturday, June 6, 2015, Atlantic Avenue will be transformed for an Open Street event called “Beach Streets Uptown.” The event will open up Atlantic Avenue for walking, bicycling, and socializing, by temporarily closing the street to vehicle traffic from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

DUI Checkpoint Planned in West Division This Weekend

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The Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in the West Division between the hours of 7:00 p.m. Saturday night until 3:00 a.m.

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Invites Residents to the State of the Second District

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal District 2 residents and businesses are invited to join Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal at the State of the Second District event on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. This year the event is being held at the beautifully restored Loft on Pine.

Councilmember Roberto Uranga Appointed to California Coastal Commission

Councilmember Roberto Uranga

Councilmember Roberto Uranga The State Senate Rules Committee announced the appointment of Long Beach City Councilmember Roberto Uranga to the California Coastal Commission, as a voting member. With this appointment, the City of Long Beach continues to establish its role as an influential hub of progress across the Greater Los Angeles Region and the State of California.

Police Seek Help Identifying Kidnap/Murder Suspects (VIDEO)

Suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of infant.

Suspects sought in connection with the kidnapping and murder of infant. Long Beach Police are asking for the public’s help with the investigation of the kidnapping and murder of 3-week-old Eliza Delacruz. On Saturday, January 3, 2015, about 5:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting which occurred inside a residence in the 100 block of West 51st Street.

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