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60 New Trees Take Root in Los Cerritos Park With Help From Volunteers, The Port

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The “I Dig Long Beach” tree-planting project funded by a Port of Long Beach grant is doing more than greening neighborhoods and building community pride – it’s also providing a chance for local businesses to participate.

Immigration, Community Groups Form Coalition to Organize Workers

campaign-end-wage-theft 150 people gathered at First Congregational Church on Saturday, May 10 to launch a city-wide campaign to organize low-wage workers and their families, community leaders, youth and students, and faith leaders to respond to the growing problem of wage theft in Long Beach.

CSULB Business and Engineering Students Team to Win The Boeing Co.’s Case Study Competition

Members of the Beach Cruisers (from left) Caleb Foley, Garrett Doer, Matt Addeman, Nicole Harris and Matthew Anderson teamed up to win the Boeing Co.’s 2013 California State University, Long Beach Case Study Competition. Members of the Beach Cruisers (from left) Caleb Foley, Garrett Doer, Matt Addeman, Nicole Harris and Matthew Anderson teamed up to win the Boeing Co.’s 2013 California State University, Long Beach Case Study Competition. A group of five business and engineering students won The Boeing Co.’s 2013 Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) Case Study Competition, a contest that tests a team’s finance, market research and global strategy skills on an aerospace industry inspired business case.

Vice Mayor Garcia Wants to Enhance the City’s Use of Technology Through Creation of New Commission

Mayor Robert Garcia - Photo from Facebook Vice Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Long Beach Vice Mayor Robert Garcia has proposed the creation of a Technology and Innovation Commission to advise the Council on new technology, investing in technological innovation and infrastructure, and to serve as a clearinghouse for ideas to enhance the City’s use of technology and its place in the tech economy.

Board of Harbor Commissioners Gives Preliminary Approval to 40-year terminal Lease

port-of-lb The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners gave preliminary approval Monday to a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for the Middle Harbor property, clearing the way for a final vote on the largest deal of its kind for any U.S.

Sen. Ted W. Lieu Named Among 12 Lawmakers Nationwide Worth Watching

ted lieu california senate Sen. Ted Lieu For the second consecutive year, Sen. Ted W. Lieu of Torrance was named by a national government-policy publication as one of the nation’s top ‘legislators to watch.’ “At a time when politicians are about as popular as a sewage treatment plant being built next to your house, it may seem like poor taste to assemble a list of state legislators who are rising stars,” the editors of Governing Magazine wrote in their January 2012 issue, where Lieu was one of 12 state lawmakers, equally divided between Democrats and Republicans, identified out of thousands nationwide.

Jeff Williams Selected as Executive Director of Leadership Long Beach

Leadership Long Beach Announces Executive Director The Board of Directors of Leadership Long Beach (LLB) formally named Jeff Williams as its Executive Director at its October board meeting. Williams has served as interim Executive Director since December 2010 and will continue to manage the organization’s community development leadership programs, lead fundraising efforts, cultivate alumni activity and represent the organization at community events.

$10 Million L.A. River Regional Stormwater Clean-Up Project Complete

la-river-long-beach250x250 An innovative regional environmental project to prevent hundreds of tons of trash from reaching the Long Beach coastline has been completed. The collaborative project, funded by $10 million in Federal Stimulus funds, involved the City of Long Beach and 15 upriver cities working together as the Los Angeles Gateway Authority.

New Members Named to St. Mary Medical Center Foundation and Hospital Board of Trustees

St. Mary Medical Center Announces New Foundation and Hospital Board of Trustees St. Mary Medical Center Newly-Elected Foundation and Hospital Board Members: Front (l-r): Drew Gagner, St. Mary Foundation President; Robin Perry; Dr. Minnie Douglas; Gina Smith. Back (l-r): Dr. Marie-Laure Hinton, Jason Traut, Terry Geiling.

Southern California Green Economic Council Meeting Today

go green tech tips Residents are invited to attend the Southern California Green Economic Council Meeting today, Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at The Expo. Topic: Energy Efficiency Upgrades and how to create green jobs: Now! Speakers: David Cohen, Program Manager, Energy Upgrade CA.

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