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CSULB Study Finds Tongue Not Needed for Taste or Speech

tounge-girl According to new research at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), we may not need our tongues to taste or speak. This information could prove invaluable when it comes to helping rehabilitate those who have lost or damaged their tongues as a result of cancer or other means.

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.

Board of Harbor Commissioners Approve Temporary “Empty Container Depot” to Relieve Congestion

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Acting to relieve cargo delivery delays, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Thursday approved the use of Port of Long Beach property as a temporary site for the storage of empty containers, which will help to free up needed equipment to move cargo out of shipping terminals faster.

Preventing Package Thefts in Your Neighborhood

package As the holiday season approaches, Long Beach Police Department would like to encourage residents to use precautionary measures when anticipating delivery of mail-ordered or cyber-ordered items. Several Long Beach residents throughout the city have reported packages stolen from their front porches.

Grand Opening of Ramona Park Apartments Celebrated

ramonaseniors The City of Long Beach today celebrated the grand opening of Ramona Park Apartments, a two-story, 61-unit rental complex that will provide affordable, quality housing for low- and very low-income seniors. Together with The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), Palm Communities, and Western Community Housing, the City is proud to open the doors to this warm and contemporary senior living community.

MemorialCare Hires Experts to Improve Well-Being of Patients

MemorialCare Health System names Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, MA, BSN, Vice President of Population Health MemorialCare Health System names Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, MA, BSN, Vice President of Population Health MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California.

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Changes Name

miller-children-womens-hosp Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach  announced Monday that the hospital will be changing its name to Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach effective immediately. The decision to re-name the hospital was made in an effort to reflect the full level of care the hospital provides.

Local Charity Seeks Donations For Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

hoi-gift-basket This Mother’s Day, local non-profit The Heart of Ida will be delivering gift baskets, companionship, and joy to a percentage of Long Beach’s homebound senior citizens, many of whom are isolated and lonely – and they need your help!

“Team 100” to Hold Food Delivery Event at Webster Elementary School April 18th

volunteer-center In some of Long Beach’s poorest areas, children come to school on Mondays so hungry that they cannot concentrate on learning. These kids benefit from weekday in-school breakfast and lunch programs; but over the weekends, meals are scarce and Mondays can’t come soon enough.

Marijuana Collective Robbery Suspect Arrested; Additional Suspect Outstanding

crime-scene-tape-lg On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, a marijuana collective in the 1000 block of Redondo Avenue in Long Beach received a telephonic order for delivery of medical marijuana. When the collective employee responded to the delivery location in the 1000 block of Gladys Avenue, Long Beach, the employee was approached by two male suspects.

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