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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.

Downtown Revitalization Continues

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Downtown Long Beach continues to boom with construction of a new full-block, mixed-use development currently underway at the site of the former State Office Building, 245 West Broadway.

Pediatric Patients Race Staff to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

Miller Children’s Tour of Long Beach trike race riders screech out of the starting line as John Bishop, chief executive officer, Miller Children’s, raises the green starting flag.

Miller Children’s Tour of Long Beach trike race riders screech out of the starting line as John Bishop, chief executive officer, Miller Children’s, raises the green starting flag. On Wednesday, April 12, pint-sized pediatric cancer patients competed in one of their most memorable tricycle races—a race against the very doctors and nurses that treat them day in and day out at the annual Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach’s Tour of Long Beach kick-off.

City Settles Class Action Suit for ADA Improvements

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Tactile paving on a curb ramp. Image from Wikimedia Commons. The City of Long Beach has reached a class action settlement agreement to make sidewalks, crosswalks, and other pedestrian pathways safer and more accessible for the disability community.

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