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Broken Sewage Pipe Leads to Beach Closures

sewage-pipes On Monday, July 18, a sewage spill from a broken sewage pipe in downtown Los Angeles entered the Los Angeles River, prompting the closure of all coastal beaches in Long Beach.

Robert G. Luna to be Sworn In as Chief of Police Saturday

Chief of Police Robert Luna Deputy Chief Robert Luna to be sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach On Saturday November 22, 2014, Robert G. Luna will be sworn in as the 26th Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach.  Members of the public are invited to attend the free ceremony, which will begin at 12:00 pm in the Long Beach Arena Lobby.

LBFD Capt. Gonzalo Medina Appointed Marine Safety Chief

Capt. Gonzalo Medina newly appointed Marine Safety Chief - Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach. Capt. Gonzalo Medina newly appointed Marine Safety Chief – Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach. Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee today announced the appointment of Capt. Gonzalo Medina, a 19-year veteran of the Fire Department, as Marine Safety Chief, effective December 5, 2014.

Seawall Replacement to Begin in Naples This Week

Naples Long Beach - canal seawalls will be repaired. The CIty of Long Beach to begin repair of the Naples seawalls this week. The City of Long Beach will begin constructing new seawalls this week along one portion of the Rivo Alto Canal in Naples Island. The section stretches from the Ravenna Bridge to the eastern portion of The Toledo Bridge, about 1,900 linear feet between the north and south sides.

Spotlight on Foot Traffik

foot-traffik EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Bethany Firmage, Marketing Assistant of Foot Traffik, via email. They talked about inspirations, challenges and what’s it’s like having a business in Alamitos Beach. How long have you been in business?

Metro Plans Four Weekend Blue Line Station Closures

Metro Willow Blue Line Photo from the Wikimedia Commons. To continue the $1.2 billion overhaul of the Metro Blue Line, the region’s oldest light rail system, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) plans four weekend closures that will affect travelers to Long Beach.

Construction Begins on New Beach Pedestrian Path

beach-ped-path The City of Long Beach will begin work this week on constructing a new, separate beach pedestrian path. The existing bike path, which has been shared by pedestrians, strollers, bicyclists, and inline skaters, will become dedicated entirely to bicyclists and inline skaters.

Street Improvements Begin on Magnolia Avenue

street-repair-900x600 The City of Long Beach is set to begin work this week on street improvements on Magnolia Avenue between Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Spring Street. “Long Beach continues its focus on innovation and technology by bringing much needed upgrades to our traffic system, and these improvements will greatly enhance this key corridor,” Mayor Robert Garcia said.

7th District Needs a Representative for The Arts Council for Long Beach Quarterly Arts Forum

arts-council1 The Arts Council for Long Beach looks forward to continuing and expanding its dialogue about the arts in every Council District. Each Councilmember is being allowed to appoint a delegate to attend a new, quarterly Arts Forum.

CSULB Receives $22.7 Million Grant From the National Institutes of Health

csulb California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an innovative research program that prepares underrepresented students for doctoral programs.

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