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Training Program Teaches How to Recognize, Prevent Human Trafficking

community-meeting The City of Long Beach in partnership with the Los Angeles County Probation Department, St. Mary Medical Center, and the Long Beach Human Trafficking Task Force held a Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) human trafficking awareness training, as part of the City’s Safe Long Beach My Sister’s Keeper awareness campaign.

LBFD Capt. Gonzalo Medina Appointed Marine Safety Chief

Capt. Gonzalo Medina newly appointed Marine Safety Chief - Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach. Capt. Gonzalo Medina newly appointed Marine Safety Chief – Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach. Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee today announced the appointment of Capt. Gonzalo Medina, a 19-year veteran of the Fire Department, as Marine Safety Chief, effective December 5, 2014.

CSULB Receives $22.7 Million Grant From the National Institutes of Health

csulb California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an innovative research program that prepares underrepresented students for doctoral programs.

LBFD to Hold Lifeguard Tryouts March 15

lbjuniorlifeguards On Saturday March 15, 2014, beginning at 8:00 a.m. the Long Beach Fire Department will hold an open test for anyone interested in becoming a Seasonal Lifeguard. Tryouts will be held at the Long Beach Lifeguard Beach Operations located at 2100 East Ocean Blvd (enter off Junipero Ave.

Youth Theatre Presents Mrs. Claus and the Christmas Star Dec. 21-22

go-fame-mrs-claus GO-FAME invites you to celebrate the season at their new holiday show, “Mrs. Claus and the Christmas Star”. Talented local youth, ages 8-18, make up the cast of this musical merriment written by John Blaylock, with direction and choreography by Adrienne Marquand and musical direction by Jared Pugh.

Law of Attraction Life Coach Academy Offering One-Day Training and Certification Course

law-of-attraction Life coaching is one of the fastest growing careers in America. In fact, Newsweek magazine says the need for life coaches will dramatically increase over the next decade. Long Beach based Law of Attraction Life Coach Academy (LOALCA) is helping meet that need by offering a cutting-edge one-day training and certification course in life coaching that is unlike any other.

First Students Graduate from LBCC Commercial Driver Training Program

LBCC Commercial Driver Training Program The Commercial Driver Training Program aims to train and certify a minimum of 100 new drivers during its 24-month pilot. Long Beach City College (LBCC) in partnership with the Harbor Trucking Association (HTA) graduated the first cohort of students from the HTA Commercial Driver Training Program on Tuesday.

Channeling Their Inner Elvis; GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company Presents All Shook Up

go-fame GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company is shakin’ up summer with ALL SHOOK UP, featuring hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley and a book by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), opening July 6th at the University Theater at CSULB.

New Recruit Class Begins Training at Long Beach Police Academy

Long Beach Police Cars   Long Beach Police – Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach For the first time in four years, the Long Beach Police Academy is training recruits to become police officers. “I applaud the recruits’ commitment to public safety and to public service, and I am looking forward to them joining the ranks of the Long Beach Police Department,” Mayor Bob Foster said.

Harbor Truck Driver Training Program Lauched by LBCC Workforce Development

clean trucks program expanding The Long Beach City College Workforce Development unit announced Wednesday, the launch of its new “Harbor Truck Driver Training Program”, developed in cooperation with the Harbor Trucking Association (HTA). Funded by a $440,000, 2-year grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and backed by over $450,000 in industry pledged commitments, this comprehensive train-to-work program will include the collaboration of HTA companies, drivers, and terminal operators at both the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, to directly address the region’s workforce shortage for licensed, short-haul truck drivers qualified to transport freight in and out of our local ports.

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