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Councilmember Austin Hosts Community Meeting on Vision For Market Street Corridor

community-meeting Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin and the Long Beach Office of Sustainability will host a community meeting featuring experts from non-profit Global Green USA to discuss a future vision for the Market Street corridor and surrounding community.

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company to Hold Workshop at CSULB

upright-citizens-brigade Members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company (UCB TourCo) – one of the most acclaimed improvisation and sketch comedy troupes in the nation – will bring their specialized training and performance skills to the CSULB Theatre Arts Department on Saturday, November 8.

City Joins in Expanding, Fulfilling Long Beach College Promise

lbcc-csulb In an event Monday at Ernest McBride High School, Mayor Robert Garcia, LBUSD Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, LBCC President Eloy Oakley, and CSULB President Jane Conoley announced a sweeping educational initiative that enhances the Long Beach College Promise by bringing the City into partnership with the three major educational institutions in Long Beach and expanding the mission of the College Promise.

Aquarium Partners with ICT for Presentation of Dr. Keeling’s Curve Starring Mike Farrell

aquarium-keelings-curve The Aquarium of the Pacific in partnership with the International City Theatre will present a performance of the play Dr. Keeling’s Curve by playwright George Shea. This one-man show will be performed by actor Mike Farrell, star of the TV show MASH.

LBCC Executive Vice President Lou Anne Bynum Selected to Serve on National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Lou Anne Bynum Lou Anne Bynum U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that she has selected Long Beach City College (LBCC) Executive Vice President Lou Anne Bynum to serve on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE).

Three Organizations Team to Host Underwater Cleanup at Alamitos Bay

underwater-cleanup-alamitos The Aquatic Capital of America organization is participating in the 25th Annual Coastal Cleanup day, Saturday, September 20, 2014, teaming with Roddenberry Adventures and Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center for an underwater cleanup at Alamitos Bay.

LB’s Technology Services Director to Retire; Search Begins for Replacement

city-of-long-beach Curtis Tani, Director of the City of Long Beach Department of Technology Services, has announced his plans to retire, effective September 12, 2014. “Curtis has served our city admirably by modernizing and expanding our use of technology, improving customer service, enhancing employee productivity and reducing costs,” City Manager Patrick H.

Port of Long Beach Contributes $20,000 to Support Rescue of Local Birds

polb-bird-rescue The Port of Long Beach announced Tuesday that it is expanding its partnership with International Bird Rescue, a global expert in oiled wildlife emergencies and aquatic bird care, a partnership that was unofficially established during an animal cruelty case that made Southern California headlines earlier this year.

Single Day Tickets Now Available For Shoreline Jam and Long Beach Funk Fest

Peeper on stage at Shoreline Jam Peeper on stage at Shoreline Jam The Queen Mary lights up Labor Day weekend with Shoreline Jam August 30 – 31, followed by the sixth annual Long Beach Funk Fest on September 1. Single day tickets for the two-day Shoreline Jam festival will go on-sale August 1 and single day tickets for Long Beach Funk Fest are currently on-sale now.

Reebok Spartan Race to Host Workout of the Day, August 3

Reebok Spartan Race provides the premier extreme obstacle course race experience in competitive organized sports. Reebok Spartan Race provides the premier extreme obstacle course race experience in competitive organized sports. Reebok Spartan Race is hosting a complimentary workout series entitled Workout of the Day (WOD) across America to help people prep for their respective upcoming Spartan Race events.

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