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Public Invited to Vote for New Furniture and Technology for Harvey Milk Park

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As a part of its broader economic development efforts, the City of Long Beach is transforming Harvey Milk Promenade Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) into an outdoor, public collaborative space that encourages creativity and interaction.

Pamela Young Lee Named Associate Director of Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation

Pamela Young Lee new Associate Director for the Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation

Pamela Young Lee new Associate Director for the Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation Pamela Young Lee has been named Associate Director for the Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation by a unanimous and enthusiastic vote of the Board of Trustees effective October 1, 2016.

Renowned Surgeon Dr. Rod White to Lead MemorialCare’s Vascular Surgery Program

Rod White, M.D.

Rod White, M.D. One of the world’s preeminent leaders in developing devices to treat vascular disease has been named Medical Director of Vascular Surgery for MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial.

Charges Filed Against Three Home Invasion Robbery Suspects

Long Beach Crime

On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, multiple felony charges were filed against three suspects for their involvement in a home invasion robbery. On Saturday, November 26, 2016, at approximately 3:41 a.m., officers were dispatched to a possible residential burglary in the 200 block of East Del Amo Boulevard.

City’s Fleet Named One of 2016’s Top 50 Green Fleets

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The City of Long Beach Fleet Services Bureau has won another Green Fleet award. The City’s fleet was recently named one of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s Top 50 Green Fleets for 2016, for adopting green, sustainable practices, policies and technologies.

Local Elementary School to Be Renamed After Late Sen. Jenny Oropeza Today

Late Sen. Jenny Oropeza

Late Sen. Jenny Oropeza In honor of a distinguished 22-year public-service career, the late Sen. Jenny Oropeza of Long Beach will have a local elementary school formally renamed after her today, Monday, Nov. 28 beginning at 10 a.m.

Detectives Investigate Possible Murder-Suicide

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On Monday, November 21, 2016, at approximately 9:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possible domestic violence call in the 1000 block of Park Avenue. Arriving officers found a female adult and a male adult with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the upper torsos.

October Container Volumes Down at the Port of Long Beach

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. October container volumes were down 6.2 percent at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last year, as the fallout from the Hanjin bankruptcy continues to settle.

$50,000 Grant Awarded to Department of Health For Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education

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The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to provide bicycle and pedestrian safety workshops to elementary school age children in 2017.

Suspect Arrested in Connection to Two Murders

Long Beach Crime

On Tuesday, Long Beach Police Homicide detectives presented two murder cases involving the same suspect to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.

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