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LBFD Adopts PulsePoint App to Alert Citizens to Persons in Need of CPR

lbfd-pulse-point To aid cardiac arrest victims quickly, the Long Beach Fire Department, The PulsePoint Foundation and Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach are making the PulsePoint app available to individuals in the City of Long Beach.

Two Years, 22,000 Service Requests, 97 Percent Closure Rate; ‘Go Long Beach App’ Proving Useful for Residents

go-longbeach-app In just two years, the popular Go Long Beach App has processed more than 22,000 service requests from the community, with a 97 percent closure rate. “The Go Long Beach app is an excellent example of the City’s effective use of new technology,” Mayor Bob Foster said.

Red Cross Earthquake App Provides Safety Information on Your Mobil Device

redcross-earthquake-app-th The American Red Cross is launching its official Earthquake App today and putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit earthquake prone areas. This free app—available in English or Spanish—is the third in a series created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in emergency preparedness, for use on both iPhone and Android platforms.

Local Developers Launch iROM Scrap Metal Recycling App for iPhone

The Mobile Recycling Operations Manager App (iROM) enables metal traders to buy and sell scrap commodities on the go. 21st Century Programming, designers and distributors of Recycling Operations Manager,  have announced the official launch of ROM for iPhone.

Top-10 Digital City, Long Beach Recognized as a Leader in Using Technology

digital-cities-survey The City of Long Beach was named a Top-10 Digital City, beating out hundreds of other cities in a national survey that spotlights municipalities that best demonstrate how information and communication technology are used to enhance public service.

DLBA Unveils New and Improved Website

dlba The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) has introduced a newly revamped website that expands and enhances the organization’s ability to promote Downtown businesses, it was announced today by President and Chief Executive Officer Kraig Kojian.

Councilmember Garcia Hosts City’s first “Digital Clean-Up”

Photo by Andy Mihail Photo by Andy Mihail Councilmember Robert Garcia has invited residents to participate in the City’s first “Digital Clean-Up,” this Saturday, July 16, 2011. Participants will canvas the Downtown neighborhoods using their Smartphones and the GoLongBeach application to report graffiti, potholes, damage to sidewalks, illegally dumped items, and other issues for the City to address.

Neighborhood Clean Up Volunteer Opportunity – Saturday June 11th

Suja-Lowenthal-th Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, North Alamitos Beach Association (NABA) & the Anaheim Street Community Police Center in partnership with City of Long Beach, Neighborhood Resource Center invite you to a Neighborhood Clean Up on Saturday, June 11th beginning at 9:00 am, Participants will meet at 520 Cherry Avenue.

City of Long Beach Provided Comprehensive, Strategic Response During Recent Record-Breaking Storms

Photo by Kit Logan Photo by Kit Logan City crews have been especially busy since Dec. 17, 2010, the start of record-breaking storms that to date have dropped 10.95 inches of rain on Long Beach. “The amount of rainfall that Long Beach received was unprecedented, and City employees did a great job prioritizing our responses, focusing first and foremost on public safety,” said Mayor Bob Foster. 

Go Long Beach Goes Android; Download City App from Android Marketplace

go long beach app for android phones The Go Long Beach smartphone app is now available for download in the Android Marketplace. On Wednesday the City of Long Beach launched the Android version of the Go Long Beach smartphone app.  The new release comes just two months after the iPhone and mobile web versions of the app were announced in October. 

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