Long Beach technology

Digital Alliance Will Bring Microsoft Programs to Long Beach

digital-training Last night the Long Beach City Council agreed to collaborate with the Microsoft Corporation to bring Digital Alliance programs to the City and its residents. Partnering with local governments, Microsoft provides staff expertise and capacity building workshops designed to inspire young people as well as entrepreneurs.

CSULB Launches New Multi-language Website With Mobile Accessibility

csulb-website California State University (CSULB) rolled out a new and dynamic university website on Wednesday. The initial launch includes a complete redesign of the homepage, new homepages for the Shark Lab, University Art Museum and 49er Bookstore as well as a new content management system, responsive (mobile) design, accessibility compliance, a digital style guide and a multiple language feature.

New Lung Nodule Center Opens at MemorialCare Todd Cancer Pavilion

memorial-care-health-system The MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial announced the opening of its new Lung Nodule Center today. This new center is not only a vital resource for those who have a high risk for lung cancer, but helps anyone diagnosed with lung nodules get ahead of potential disease.

Long Beach Police Department Crime Lab Receives International Accreditation

Long Beach Police Department Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department is very pleased to announce that on October 16, 2014, the Long Beach Police Department’s crime laboratory achieved accreditation under the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors – Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) – International Program.

Street Improvements Begin on Magnolia Avenue

street-repair-900x600 The City of Long Beach is set to begin work this week on street improvements on Magnolia Avenue between Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Spring Street. “Long Beach continues its focus on innovation and technology by bringing much needed upgrades to our traffic system, and these improvements will greatly enhance this key corridor,” Mayor Robert Garcia said.

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.

California Repertory Company Presents The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

the-allergist's-wife In Busch’s cheeky satire of philosophy and art, a worldly old friend interrupts a culture-saturated Manhattan housewife’s nervous breakdown.  With this production set in 2000, the director, Gavin Cameron-Webb aims to look back at life during that time while still bringing out the laughs in the piece.

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.

Report Shows Seven Consecutive Years of Air Pollution Decline at Port of Long Beach

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Diesel air pollution from ships, trucks, trains and other big machines at the Port of Long Beach has declined by 82 percent since 2005, a comprehensive air quality analysis has found.

Library Cards Help Students Succeed in School and in Life

Library Card One of the simplest ways to ensure a child’s school success is by making a quick trip to the Long Beach Public Library to get a library card. September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most important school supply of all – a free library card.

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