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Historic Pine Avenue Sign to be Unveiled Today

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The public is invited to the unveiling of a new “Historic Pine Avenue” sign that spans Pine Avenue between 4th Street and 5th Street, today, Friday, March 24, at 7:00 pm. The free ceremony will feature the two-story-high sign being illuminated.

Town Hall Meeting to Focus on Issues Affecting People With Disabilities

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The public is invited to participate in a town hall meeting hosted by the City of Long Beach’s Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD). Part of CACoD’s mission is to assemble and disseminate information on issues affecting people with disabilities, including transportation.

The Heart of Ida Publishes First Issue of AgeWell Long Beach Magazine

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Life for seniors living in Long Beach just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the first issue of AgeWell Long Beach Magazine, published by The Heart of Ida.

Long Beach Celebrates First Anniversary of Bike Share

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The City of Long Beach Thursday, March 17, unveiled the first “Unicorn Bike” to help celebrate the Long Beach Bike Share program’s first anniversary. One of the distinctive bright blue bicycles was temporarily transformed into a one-of-a-kind, specially branded bike – complete with hot pink paint and sugar skulls – for a partnership between CycleHop, the City’s Bike Share program operator, and Lola’s Mexican Cuisine, 2030 E.

53rd Congressional Cup Regatta Sails by Belmont Pier March 29–April 2

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In 10 days, world class match racing comes to Long Beach, California, with the 53rd running of the Congressional Cup regatta! This World Match Racing Tour championship event brings the top sailing talent from around the globe to the waters of Long Beach, Calif., March 28 to April 2, 2017.

Good Friday 5:15, a Walk Through Jerusalem Comes to Long Beach

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All Saints Anglican Church presents Good Friday 5:15, A Walk Through Jerusalem. Good Friday 5:15 is reenactment of Jerusalem just after the Crucifixion. This is a chance for visitors to walk through and talk to citizens & soldiers in this recreation of Jerusalem at 5:15 on the first Good Friday.

Weekend Closures of Desmond Bridge Begin Friday, March 10

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Drivers will encounter two weekend-long closures and the start of a long-term detour this month on and around the Gerald Desmond Bridge as progress continues on construction of a replacement span.

Assemblymember O’Donnell Names Martha Cota 2017 Woman of the Year

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Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) honored Long Beach’s Martha Beatriz Cota on the Assembly Floor yesterday as the 70th District’s 2017 Woman of the Year. Ms. Cota founded Latinos In Action in 2009 and has served as its Executive Director since its inception, encouraging parents to engage in civic participation and leadership development to foster the next generation of Latino leaders.

Ride Share Pilot Program to Launch at Long Beach Airport Beginning April 5

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Long Beach Airport (LGB) will begin a pilot program to allow operation of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), more commonly known as ride sharing, at the airport. Beginning Wednesday, April 5, 2017 companies such as Uber, Lyft, Wingz, and See Jane Go will be allowed to pick-up at LGB as part of the pilot program.

Dr. Virginia Baxter Presents “Americas’s First Ladies” to American Association of University Women March 9

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Dr. Virginia “Ginny” Baxter will share historical insights in her presentation on First Ladies in American history at the March 9, 2017 branch dinner meeting of the Long Beach branch of American Association of University Women at the Recreation Gulf Course Clubhouse, 5001 Deukmejian Dr., Long Beach, CA 90804 at 5:30 p.m.

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