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Long Beach Residents Continue to Suffer Effects of West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus - Mosquitoes The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services reminds residents that West Nile Virus continues to be a problem in Southern California. As of Monday, September 15, 2014, there have been 17 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in Long Beach, including one death.

First Death in Long Beach This Year Associated to West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus - Mosquitoes Dr. Mitchell Kushner, City Health Officer, encourages all residents to protect themselves against West Nile Virus. Dr. Mitchell Kushner, Public Health Officer for the City of Long Beach, today announced the first death this year due to complications associated with West Nile Virus (WNV).

Crimson Pipeline Reminds Residents to Call 811 Before You Dig

811-call-before-you-dig Crimson Pipeline calls attention to Monday’s date, 8/11, and hopes it will serve as a reminder for residents to call 811 prior to embarking on any digging project. Every eight minutes an underground utility line is damaged due to the carelessness of an individual digging without first calling 811.

Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions Against West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus - Mosquitoes City Health Officer, encourages all residents to protect themselves against West Nile Virus. The first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year in Long Beach has been confirmed. The 61-year-old East Long Beach resident has no known underlying health issues and is currently recovering well.

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.

Heal the Bay Annual Beach Report Card Grades Long Beach 86% ‘A’ and ‘B’ For Water Quality

beach-water-ocean The City of Long Beach received 86 percent “A” and “B” grades for water quality, a 10 percent improvement over the previous year and a 16 percent improvement over the 5-year average, according to the Heal the Bay 2014 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today.

Councilman Andrews Announces improvements to Veterans Park

veterans-park Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marines launches improvements to Veterans Park this month. The park is located at 101 East 28th Street, in the City of Long Beach.

Workshops Set For The Re-imagining of Bixby Park

bixby-park Councilmember Suja Lowenthal and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine announced dates and times for three workshops where participants will re-imagine Bixby Park, its community center and playground. Starting on March 29th, 9:00 am at the Bixby Park Community Center, attendees will work with architects and Parks staff to update the existing park master plan, redesign the playground and prioritize over $1.2 million in one-time funding set aside for high priority park and playground projects.

City Issues Winter Storm Prep Tips

rain-clouds Cooler temperatures, fog, wind, and rain are here. Significant amounts of rain are expected by Friday and Saturday in Long Beach, and more in the foothill areas of Southern California. Thunderstorms are possible.

Long Beach Gas and Oil’s Long Term Strategy Protects Customers

gas-meter A long-term natural-gas purchasing strategy is helping to protect Long Beach Gas and Oil (LBGO) customers from recent price spikes of nearly 300 percent, due to short supply and extremely cold weather elsewhere in the United States.

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