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Councilman Andrews Hosts 7th Annual “Serving With A Thankful Heart” Thanksgiving Banquet

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews - Photo from Facebook Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is pleased to announce his 7th Annual “Serving With A Thankful Heart” Thanksgiving Banquet on Monday, November 24, 2014, at Ernest S.

Port Seeks to Attract Additional Cargo And Reduce Pollution Through Incentives

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners last week gave preliminary approval to two incentives that officials expect will bring additional cargo to the Port while also encouraging the use of air pollution-reducing shore power and on-dock rail.

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.

Long Beach Derby Gals Host Zombie Prom Friday October 25

lb-derby-zombie-prom1 Who are undead, gorgeous, and roll on eight wheels? The Long Beach Derby Gals, that’s who! Long Beach’s own all-female roller derby league is throwing a Zombie Prom, including a pop-up roller rink. Zombies and skaters alike are encouraged to bring their own skates, and rentals will also be available.

Diesel Air Pollution Down 81% at Port of Long Beach

Photo Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The Port of Long Beach has cut diesel particulates by 81 percent since 2005, according to an analysis released today. The results for 2012 mark six straight years of improving air quality in the harbor area thanks to the Port’s focused efforts to reduce air pollution caused by goods movement.

Transpacific Yacht Race Sailors Visit Patients at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach

Miguel Ochoa, 3, shows off his iPad gaming skills to Bretwalda 3 Bowman, Sergei Lie. Isabel Santana, 9, shows off her guitar design with Bretwalda 3 Skipper, Robert Pethick. Michigan-based, nonprofit organization, Racing For Kids, brought Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac) sailors to Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach on Wednesday, July 10.

CMA CGM Deal Will Bring 2.6 Million Containers Through Port of Long Beach

CMA CGM deal with Long Beach Port CMA CGM is making its first West Coast investment in the Port of Long Beach. A CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping line, has purchased a stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J, a move that will bring an additional 2.6 million container units to the Port and increase Port revenues by about $70 million over the next five years.

Port of Long Beach Awarded $1.34 million Grant by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

beware of scams The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a $1.34 million grant for a Port of Long Beach project to deploy cleaner cargo-handling equipment at its container terminals. The funds will help two terminals, Piers A and J, to retrofit 11 rubber-tired gantry cranes with diesel particulate filters or exhaust treatment technologies.

Reserve Your Seat at the Silver Anniversary Seafood Feast Scholarship Fundraiser

seafood feast scolarship fundraiser Tickets are available for the 25th Annual Seafood Feast and Memorial Scholarship Fundraising event Wednesday, June 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the San Pedro Fish Market hosted by the Propeller Club of Los Angeles-Long Beach, Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

The Center Long Beach Teams With Flazh!Alley Art Studio to Present Beijing artist Xiyadie

Beijing LGBT artist Xiyadie The Center Long Beach and alternative fine art gallery, Flazh!Alley Art Studio, San Pedro – in partnership with the Beijing LGBT Center – will be presenting the U.S. premiere of the paper cutting masterpieces of Beijing artist Xiyadie (pronounced Zhee-yá-dee), beginning April 29 and continuing through July 14, 2012.

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