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Growing Cities – Long Beach: a Screening, Discussion, and Mixer

growing-cities Growing Cities examines how cities across the United States are taking food security into their own hands, using innovative approaches to grow food in urban and industrial environments. The 60-minute screening will be preceded by a mixer where attendees work with organizers to identify spaces in their communities where they would like to see community gardens, farms, and other food production sites.

Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison Selected Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications

Department of Disaster Preparedness Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison City Manager Pat West announced today that Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison has been promoted to Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications. Mr. Harrison will become the first permanent director of the new department responsible for disaster preparedness, Homeland Security grant coordination, and the consolidation and oversight of the City’s Emergency Communications functions.

City Manager Appoints Tom Modica to Assistant City Manager Position

tom-modica Today City Manager Patrick H. West announced the appointment of Tom Modica to the position of Assistant City Manager. Section 301 of the City Charter provides the authority for the City Manager to appoint an Assistant City Manager with the confirmation of the City Council.

Long Beach Opera Names Elizabeth Kurila Director of Development

Elizabeth Kurila, newly appointed Director of Development for Long Beach Opera Elizabeth Kurila, newly appointed Director of Development for Long Beach Opera To facilitate its continued growth, Long Beach Opera (LBO) announces the appointment of Elizabeth Kurila as its new Director of Development. Her selection follows an extensive search conducted by Los Angeles-based Arts Consulting Group, North America’s leading provider of executive search and other consulting services for the arts and culture sector.

Woman Shot During Home Invasion; Male Partner Arrested

Robbery Suspects Andrea Miller and Gus Adams Robbery Suspects Andrea Miller and Gus Adams On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at approximately 8:55 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to the area of Terry Lynn Place and Country Club Drive regarding a shots fired call, where a woman was found deceased.

CALB to Host Teen Empowerment Workshops

calb-seminar The Cultural Alliance of Long Beach (CALB) ends its Summer Youth Program with two teen empowerment workshops. Public Speaking for Teens is Tuesday, July 29 from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Participants will learn the basics of public speaking, including organizing your presentations, engaging the audience and effective body language.

Health Department Receives National Award

lbcityseal-900x600 The Long Beach Health Department has received a national award for using social media to engage its community partners and staff, and has been selected to present its social media strategies during a national public health convention later this year.

Mayor-Elect Garcia Names Mark W. Taylor as his Chief of Staff

Mark W. Taylor Mark W. Taylor Mayor-Elect Robert Garcia has selected Mark W. Taylor as his Chief of Staff. Taylor is currently the Director of College Advancement, Public Affairs and Governmental Relations for Long Beach City College. In his role at LBCC, Taylor is responsible for all governmental relations including advocacy efforts, legislative affairs, media relations, and community outreach.

Cultural Alliance of Long Beach Sponsors Summer Workshops For Teens

The Cultural Alliance of Long Beach Beginning in July, The Cultural Alliance of Long Beach, or CALB, is sponsoring a limited number of summer activities for middle and high school youth. CALB is Long Beach’s premier arts collaborative with over 500 members.

A Father’s Love, A Daughter’s Eye; Father Daughter Photography Exhibit On View in Long Beach

fathers-love-daughters-eye- A Father’s Love, A Daughter’s Eye brings together Cisco and Milah, a seasoned graphic designer and an aspiring filmmaker, for a joint showing of their artistry in common: photography. The father and daughter photographers use film and digital cameras to compose portraits, urban and high desert landscapes.

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