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San Diego Breweries Take Over the Taps at James Republic in July

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James Republic, the happening dining spot in downtown Long Beach, is tapping into two top beer dinners and offering two of its popular Dinner Bell series.

Mayor Robert Garcia to Host Ninth Annual Long Beach Mayor’s Trophy Charity Golf Tournament

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Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia will join business and community leaders and local golfers in a fun-filled day of golf and philanthropy when he hosts the 9th Annual Long Beach Mayor’s Trophy Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at Skylinks Golf Course.

Beginning Today, Youth Can Learn by Doing at The Library’s Maker Camp

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Novice makers are invited to build, tinker and explore at the Main Library for six weeks beginning July 7, 2015. Every Tuesday and Wednesday campers can drop by The Studio between 1:00 and 5:00 pm to make a variety of fun projects and go on epic virtual field trips.

Twitter Hashtag May Help Reunite Pets With Owners

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Long Beach Animal Care Services (LBACS) has launched a new Twitter hashtag to help reunite pets with their owners as quickly as possible. The hashtag – #LBLostFoundPets – will be updated every 30 minutes as animals arrive in the shelter or are picked up by officers in the field.

Give Old American Flags to the Scouts for a Proper Retirement

Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold their Fifth Annual Flag Collection & Retirement at First Fridays in July.

Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold their Fifth Annual Flag Collection & Retirement at First Fridays in July. If you are like many veterans and patriots who wave a flag from your front porch, you likely have a few flags that you’ve replaced throughout the year that you have kept, wondering how to retire them properly.

19th Annual International Performing Arts Championships Comes to Long Beach

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Singers, musicians, dancers, actors and models are ready to compete before 75 judges from the entertainment industry at the 19th Annual World Championships of Performing Arts®, July 10 – 19, 2015 in Long Beach, California.

Animal Care Services Hosts Low Cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic; Offers Tips for 4th of July Pet Safety

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The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Long Beach Animal Care Services would like to remind all animal owners that they can save themselves, and their pets, a tremendous amount of heartache and anxiety by following a few simple suggestions during the Independence Day weekend.

Renovations to Begin at Bixby Park

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The first phase of planned renovations at Bixby Park is scheduled to begin on July 6, 2015 with the construction of a new playground featuring a 2- to 5-year-old play structure and a 5- to 12-year-old play structure with climbing components and slides, sand play areas, eight swings, a cable climber, two universal access slides, and an additional shaded seating area.

Residents Invited to Grand Opening of Jenni Rivera Memorial Park

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Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilman Dee Andrews, and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite residents to the grand opening of Jenni Rivera Memorial Park, on Thursday, July 2, at 10:00 am.

LBPD Hosts Law Enforcement Career Fair Saturday

Long Beach Recruits have begun academy training. They will graduate November 2015.

The Long Beach Police Department and Civil Service Department will host a law enforcement career fair on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Learn about career opportunities with the Long Beach Police Department, including Police Recruit, Public Safety Dispatcher (9-1-1 operators), Special Services Officer, and positions in the area of Forensics.

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