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Take Mom to Los Cerritos Center for Makeover Takeover

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Los Cerritos Center is excited to invite the community to celebrate Mother’s Day and experience the center’s transformation at Makeover Takeover on Friday, May 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 7 from 10:30 a.m.

LBCC Breaks Ground on $20M Project to Upgrade Pacific Coast Campus

Terri Long, LBCC Vice President of Academic Affairs; Eloy Oakley, LBCC Superintendent-President; Jeff Kellogg, Long Beach Community College Board of Trustee; Dr. Virginia Baxter, LBCCD Board of Trustee; Doug Otto, LBCCD Board of Trustees President; Sunny Zia, LBCCD Board of Trustee; and Ann-Marie Gabel, LBCC Vice President of Administrative Services.

Terri Long, LBCC Vice President of Academic Affairs; Eloy Oakley, LBCC Superintendent-President; Jeff Kellogg, Long Beach Community College Board of Trustee; Dr. Virginia Baxter, LBCCD Board of Trustee; Doug Otto, LBCCD Board of Trustees President; Sunny Zia, LBCCD Board of Trustee; and Ann-Marie Gabel, LBCC Vice President of Administrative Services.

Creation Station: Sunny Yellow Offers an Afternoon of Old-Fashioned Fun at Rancho Los Cerritos

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Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is offering an exciting afternoon of free, good old-fashioned fun for children at Creation Station: Sunny Yellow. This drop-in, historically-themed craft workshop will be on Saturday, May 7th from 1-4pm and is perfect for children ages 5-11.

Mass LGBT Wedding Ceremony to Kick Off Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade

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Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride is proud to announce that a Mass LGBT Wedding Ceremony, LOVE WINS, will kick off this years Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade. It will be held at 9:30 am, May 22nd, at parade central located on Ocean Blvd, between Cherry and Junipero.

Sunday’s “Long Beach Touch-A-Truck” Showcases Vehicles of All Shapes, Sizes

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Councilwoman Suzie Price is partnering with Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team to bring the 2nd Annual Touch-A-Truck to Long Beach on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Touch-A-Truck is a free, family event that offers children a hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types and to meet the people who protect and serve the community.

Girl Scout Troop 663’s “Save a Drop” Campaign Recognized by The Board of Water Commissioners

Girl Scout Troop 663 is pictured following a presentation of their water conservation project to the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. Front Row (1. to r.) Michaela Hale, Gracie Cain, Juliana Babore, Lauryn Zwerner, Lauren Parry, Saylor Little, Maddie Mester, Grace Pickard, Paige Zwerner, Ruby Mayo, Olivia Byrne, and Avery Paz. Back Row (1. to r.) Commissioner Bob Shannon, Commissioner Gloria Cordero, Commissioner Harry Saltzgaver, U.S. Congressman Alan Lowenthal, President Frank Martinez, Vice President Art Levine, and Troop Leaders Cindy Zwerner and Sabine Cain.

Girl Scout Troop 663 is pictured following a presentation of their water conservation project to the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. Front Row (1. to r.) Michaela Hale, Gracie Cain, Juliana Babore, Lauryn Zwerner, Lauren Parry, Saylor Little, Maddie Mester, Grace Pickard, Paige Zwerner, Ruby Mayo, Olivia Byrne, and Avery Paz.

Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt awarded Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt

  Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt Long Beach City College Professor and Sculpture Program Coordinator Coleen Sterritt has been awarded the highly prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2016.

Councilmember Richardson invites residents to the 2016 Participatory Budgeting Vote Launch and Project Expo

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Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson invites residents and stakeholders to attend the 2016 Participatory Budgeting Vote Launch and Project Expo on May 7, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event will serve as the kick-off to District 9’s second annual Participatory Budgeting (PB) initiative where residents choose how $250,000 of discretionary funds is spent on community projects to help continue the Uptown Renaissance.

Police Seek Suspect and Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

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On Monday April 25, 2016, at approximately 1:17 a.m., officers were dispatched to an attempt suicide call in the area of East 7th Street and Redondo Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult pedestrian.

Spotlight On Nonprofit: His Little Feet

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EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Hali Wolf, Founder / president of His little feet Inc, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach. How long has His little feet Inc been around?

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