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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

Tactile paving on a curb ramp. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

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.

LBPD Offers Spring Break Safety Tips

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Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach With Spring Break scheduled next week for most Long Beach Unified School District students, the Long Beach Police Department would like to provide the following safety information, which may prevent youth and their families from becoming victims of crime: Curfew Parents and youngsters are reminded that the City’s curfew law will be strictly enforced.

Discover the Power of Emotional Intelligence With Rotaract and LB Junior Chamber

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The Rotaract Young Professionals of Long Beach and the Long Beach Junior Chamber are partnering together to present “Speaker Series: Emotional Intelligence”, the first in a quarterly series of exciting professional skill building events.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

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Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays of recent years. It’s a story that starts with sibling rivalry and ends with reconciliation and redemption.

Department of Health and Human Services and Long Beach Cares Host 4th Annual Long Beach Public Health Conference

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The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS), in partnership with Long Beach Cares, is hosting the 4th Annual Public Health Conference, under the theme, Generation Public Health, on Thursday, April 13th, from 8:30 a.m.

YouthSpark Live Gets LB Students Hands-On With Technology

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Eighty Long Beach students from Washington and Hamilton Middle Schools participated in YouthSpark Live, a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) program, on Monday, April 10, 2017, at the Michelle Obama Library.

The History and Future of the Port of Long Beach Mural

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The amazing story of the development of the Port of Long Beach and its artistic depiction in a unique 74-foot tile mural will be presented at the Historical Society of Long Beach at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Long Beach Heritage and the Historical Society of Long Beach are co-sponsors of this program.

City Council Approves New Landscape Ordinance

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The City of Long Beach is implementing new permitting requirements for certain new landscape and re-landscaping projects, as mandated by Governor Brown’s Executive Order B-29. The Long Beach City Council approved the updated Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) in conjunction with the adoption of the triennial Building Code update in November 2016, and implementation will begin immediately.

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