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Cyclist Prepare For 2nd Annual Long Beach AIDS Ride

lb-aids-ride Bicyclists from greater Long Beach and throughout the South Bay are planning to ride for a cause in the 2nd annual Long Beach AIDS Ride (LBAR) on Nov. 15. Funds from the ride will benefit The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, and the C.A.R.E.

Miller Children’s Pediatric Patients Enjoy a Sailing Adventure

A boat’s skipper teaches a couple of young deckhands how to read his GPS and maneuver around the surrounding area. Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, 8, sits at the helmand prepares himself for his voyage through the Long Beach Harbor. On Friday, June 27, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach pediatric rehabilitation patients with special needs, such as spina bifida, brain injuries, neuromuscular disorders and other conditions set sail for an afternoon of ocean adventure.

Long Beach Harbor Department Begins Move to Interim Administrative Offices Near Airport

harbor-dept-admin-offices The City of Long Beach Harbor Department is moving to a new address. The Department that oversees the Port of Long Beach will soon be based at Interim Administrative Offices at 4801 Airport Plaza Drive near the Long Beach Airport.

Heather A. Tomley Named Director of Environmental Planning by Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners

Heather A. Tomley newly appointed Director of Environmental Planning Heather A. Tomley newly appointed Director of Environmental Planning The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week appointed Heather A. Tomley as the new Director of Environmental Planning. She will be charged with leading Green Port environmental initiatives.

West Anaheim Street Closures Planned For Weekend

street-repair Ninth Street will be closed to through traffic at West Anaheim Street from 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, through 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3. East-west traffic on Anaheim will not be affected.

Street Projects Begin in West Long Beach; Expect Detours

street-repair Roadwork projects will detour through traffic on Harbor Avenue in West Long Beach south of West Anaheim Street starting early Wednesday, January 15 and continuing through 6 a.m. January 20. A repaving project is set for Harbor between 12th Street and Anaheim Jan.

Doug Drummond Elected Harbor Commission President

Doug Drummond newly named Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond newly named Harbor Commission President – Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners elected Doug Drummond as its new Board President on Tuesday night, Dec.

Lori Ann Farrell Confirmed For Board of Harbor Commissioners

Lori Ann Farrell Lori Ann Farrell The Long Beach City Council voted 8-0 Tuesday evening to confirm Mayor Bob Foster’s appointment of the City’s former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Lori Ann Farrell to the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which oversees the Port of Long Beach and the staff of the City’s Harbor Department.

Port Officials Detail Efforts to Cut Air Pollution Utilizing Shore Power

Shore Power Photo from Port of Long Beach The Port of Long Beach, its terminal customers and shipping lines are investing millions of dollars in equipment to allow vessels to “plug in” to clean electricity at berth and dramatically cut air pollution in advance of upcoming state deadlines, officials reported Monday at a special “Shore Power Summit.” When ships use shore power, they tap landside electricity for their power needs at berth – lights, pumps, communications, refrigeration – instead of running diesel-fueled auxiliary on-board engines.

Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission Approves Plan to Build Green Wall Demonstration

port-of-long-beach On Tuesday February 19, 2013 the Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission approved a plan to build a demonstration of an innovative “Green Wall” along the Terminal Island Freeway.  While in the past it served to transport navy personnel to nearby housing, for the past decade the TI Freeway has served largely as a service road for the goods movement industry.  

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