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Bryant L. Francis Selected Director of Long Beach Airport

Bryant L. Francis Appointed Director of Long Beach Airport

Bryant L. Francis Appointed Director of Long Beach Airport City Manager Pat West today named Bryant L. Francis, C.M., an aviation expert with over 18 years of industry experience, as Director of Long Beach Airport (LGB). Mr.

Robert G. Luna to be Sworn In as Chief of Police Saturday

Deputy Chief Robert Luna to be sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach

Deputy Chief Robert Luna to be sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach On Saturday November 22, 2014, Robert G. Luna will be sworn in as the 26th Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach.  Members of the public are invited to attend the free ceremony, which will begin at 12:00 pm in the Long Beach Arena Lobby.

Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Detail Set For Sunday

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Long Beach Police Department will conduct a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Sunday, November 23, 2014, in an effort to reduce injuries and deaths. Additional officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and areas where motorcycle crashes occurred.

Retail Theft Operation Nets 72 Arrests

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The Long Beach Police Department, in cooperation with our retail partners, conducted a three-day retail theft operation prior to “Black Friday” and the start of the holiday shopping season, to send a strong message to would-be criminals that retail theft will not be tolerated.

LBCCD Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley Appointed to University of California Board of Regents

Eloy Oakley Superintendent - President Long Beach Community College District

Eloy Ortiz Oakley Superintendent – President Long Beach Community College District Governor Jerry Brown announced Monday that he is appointing Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley to the University of California (UC) Board of Regents.

CSULB Professor Craig Smith Receives Two National Awards

CSULB Professor Craig Smith Earns Prestigious National Awards

CSULB Professor Craig Smith Earns Prestigious National Awards Craig Smith, a former presidential speechwriter and prolific author, is the recipient of two prestigious national awards. The director of the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Center for First Amendment Studies will be presented with a pair of awards at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 100th annual convention in Chicago on Nov.

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.

Seawall Replacement to Begin in Naples This Week

Naples Long Beach - canal seawalls will be repaired.

The CIty of Long Beach to begin repair of the Naples seawalls this week. The City of Long Beach will begin constructing new seawalls this week along one portion of the Rivo Alto Canal in Naples Island. The section stretches from the Ravenna Bridge to the eastern portion of The Toledo Bridge, about 1,900 linear feet between the north and south sides.

Faculty Union Votes to Approve New Labor Agreement With LBCCD

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On Friday, the Community College Association (CCA), the bargaining unit that represents Long Beach City College (LBCC) full-time faculty, approved a three-year contract agreement with Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD).

Board of Harbor Commissioners Approve Temporary “Empty Container Depot” to Relieve Congestion

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Acting to relieve cargo delivery delays, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Thursday approved the use of Port of Long Beach property as a temporary site for the storage of empty containers, which will help to free up needed equipment to move cargo out of shipping terminals faster.

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