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LBPD Accepting Applications For The Senior Police Partner Program

Long Beach Police Department Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach Interested in becoming a part of an exciting volunteer program? The Long Beach Police Department is currently accepting applications for its Senior Police Partner Program with interviews expected to begin October 19, 2015.

Volunteer Garden Docents Opportunities Available at Rancho Los Cerritos

rancho-los-cerritos Rancho Los Cerritos is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join our team of Garden Docents. “We share the history and the stories of the plants in our gardens,” explained staff horticulturist Marie Barnidge-McIntyre, “so that visitors develop a deeper understanding of the site, and the people who lived here.”

For The Child Seeks Volunteers For Child Abuse Response Team

for-the-child Do you have a desire to help children and their families at a time of great vulnerability and confusion for them? For The Child, a child abuse prevention and treatment agency is seeking volunteers for one of its most important services: its Child Abuse Response Team (CART).

Rancho Los Cerritos Seeks Docents to Share Local History

rancho-los-cerritos Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is seeking volunteers to help sustain, preserve and share the precious historic and cultural landmark. The property, home to a 171 year old two story Monterey-style adobe, is maintained by the Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation, a not-for-profit entity that relies significantly upon volunteers to connect the site with the community, and with visitors from around the world. 

St. Anthony High School Students and Parents Serve More Than 600 Thanksgiving Meals to Homeless and Needy Families

st-anthonys-thanksgiving On Sunday, November 23rd, more than 200 Saint Anthony High School volunteer students and their parents joined together to serve more than 600 meals to homeless and less fortunate families in the courtyard of St. Anthony High School in downtown Long Beach.

CSULB Study Finds Tongue Not Needed for Taste or Speech

tounge-girl According to new research at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), we may not need our tongues to taste or speak. This information could prove invaluable when it comes to helping rehabilitate those who have lost or damaged their tongues as a result of cancer or other means.

Robert Luna Named Next Long Beach Chief of Police

Chief of Police Robert Luna Deputy Chief Robert Luna selected to succeed Jim McDonnell as LBPD Chief City Manager Pat West announced today that Robert G. Luna will be the next Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach. Most recently serving as Deputy Chief of Police, Chief Luna has 29 years of experience with the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

Hughes Middle School Teams With Goodwill to Host Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day

books Hughes Middle School will team up with Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC), to host a community Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day, Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

DLBA Welcomes New Leaders: 2014-2015 Board of Directors and Executive Committee Announced

DLBA - Downtown Long Beach Associates The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) announced the new Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year today, including Executive Committee and non-voting advisory members. “Looking around the room at our first Board of Directors meeting, I was so impressed by the individuals who have committed to dedicate their time to the DLBA,” shared Hilda Sanchez, Board Chair.

13 New Commissioners Chosen By Mayor Garcia to Serve on Various Commissions

lbcityseal-900x600 Mayor Robert Garcia will appoint a slate of 13 new commissioners to five commissions this month – the Planning Commission, The Long Beach Transportation Company Board of Directors, the Airport Advisory Commission, the Marine Advisory Commission, and the Long Beach Community Investment Company.

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