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Public Invited to 14th Street Park Fitness Zone Opening Ceremony

Courtesy of the city of Long Beach.

Courtesy of the city of Long Beach. Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine and Public Works invite the public to an opening ceremony for the new Fitness Zone at 14th Street Park, between Locust Avenue and Palmer Court, on Saturday, October 25.

5th Annual Long Beach Farm Dinner Showcases Local Chefs and Urban Farm

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On Sunday, October 26th, the 5th Annual Long Beach Farm dinner will benefit the Growing Experience Urban Farm by offering an immaculate multi-course dinner at the farm itself! The “under the stars” event is a celebration showcasing the seasonal bounty of the Autumn Harvest at the Growing Experience, an urban farm located at 750 Via Carmelitos in Long Beach.

Community Invited to Celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month

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The community is invited to join the City of Long Beach and the Citizens Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD) in a celebration recognizing October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Long Beach Civic Center’s Centennial Plaza, located directly outside City Hall, 333 W.

Cyclist Prepare For 2nd Annual Long Beach AIDS Ride

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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.

Long Beach Central Project Area Council Hosts Special Meeting Wednesday

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The Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC) will hold a special meeting at 6pm on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at I LOVE VEGAN at 2264 Pacific Ave., Long Beach, 90806.  I LOVE VEGAN is a new vegan / Thai restaurant in Wrigley Village. 

Public Invited to Long Beach Gay Men’s Health Summit Saturday

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The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, the LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, the National Minority AIDS Council, and the Southern California Men’s Medical Group will host the Gay Men’s Health Summit on Saturday, October 11, 2014 to address gay and bisexual men’s health issues, including a troubling and continuing rise in HIV and sexually transmitted infections.

Long Beach First Responders Complete Catalina Swim Challenge to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research

Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge.

Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge. To close Childhood Cancer Awareness Month the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) partnered with Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach for the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge, an open water, overnight, swim relay benefiting pediatric cancer research programs at Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s.

LBFD Adopts PulsePoint App to Alert Citizens to Persons in Need of CPR

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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.

60 New Trees Take Root in Los Cerritos Park With Help From Volunteers, The Port

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The “I Dig Long Beach” tree-planting project funded by a Port of Long Beach grant is doing more than greening neighborhoods and building community pride – it’s also providing a chance for local businesses to participate.

“Hope Lives Here” Event Raises Breast & Gynecologic Cancer Awareness

Community members, cancer patients, survivors and Long Beach Memorial 
physicians and care team create a giant gynecologic and breast cancer awareness ribbon.

Community members, cancer patients, survivors and Long Beach Memorialphysicians and care team create a giant gynecologic and breast cancer awareness ribbon. Dozens of community members, cancer patients, survivors and Long Beach Memorial physicians and care teams, participated in the “Hope Lives Here” ceremony commemorating gynecologic and breast cancer awareness months.

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