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Health Officials Encourage Residents to Get Flu Shot


The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older. Health officials are reminding Long Beach residents that it’s not too early to get a flu shot now, because outbreaks can occur as early as October.


Community Invited to Disability Employment Awareness Month Celebration


The community is invited to join the City of Long Beach and the Citizens Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD) in a celebration recognizing October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. The celebration will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, including a 30-minute program beginning at 1:30 pm.


Mayor Garcia Announces Beginning of Economic Development Blueprint


Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook In response to a request by Mayor Robert Garcia, the Long Beach Economic Development Commission will create an Economic Development Blueprint to support the creation of businesses, well-paying jobs, and increased economic activity.


City of Long Beach Receives Perfect Score in Municipal Equality Index


For five years in a row, the City of Long Beach has been named one of the best cities in the nation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) inclusion in municipal law and policy. Long Beach was one of only 60 cities nationwide to achieve a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI).


EcoHouse to Receive Sustainable Innovation Award


Howard CDM’s recently completed project EcoHouse, a state-of-the-art daycare and preschool facility that serves infants and children affected by homelessness, has been selected to receive the Merit Award for Sustainable Sites at U.S.


Long Beach Joins White House Data Driven Justice Initiative


The City of Long Beach has joined the White House Data Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ), joining more than 100 cities seeking to disrupt the cycle of incarceration.


Rancho Los Alamitos Presents Children’s Fall Harvest Festival


Back by popular demand! The public is invited to enjoy a day of Music, Magic and Muse at the Children’s Fall Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. One of Rancho Los Alamitos’ signature family-oriented programs, the Children’s Fall Harvest festival is a fun-filled event for families with children (toddlers to twelve years of age).


Timmons of Long Beach and Miller Children’s Continue Long Tradition of Toy Drives


A Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach patient and her family stop to check out a classic Volkswagen at the annual Toy Jam car show and toy drive hosted by Timmons of Long Beach. A child’s work is play, but when they’re faced with a difficult experience like hospitalization, it can be easy to forget the importance of play.


The Grace First Concert Series Kicks Off 2016-17 Season With Smithfield Bargain


The Grace First Concert Series is excited to kick off our 2016-17 Season with quirky, catchy, fun and incredibly talented Smithfield Bargain.


Miller Children’s Partners with Belmont Shore Business Association For iWalk & Shop 4 Kids


Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach is partnering with the Belmont Shore Business Association (BSBA) for iWalk & Shop 4 Kids. iWalk & Shop 4 Kids is a new take on the annual iWalk…4 Kids 5K fundraising event benefiting Miller Children’s.

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