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A section of southbound Harbor Scenic Drive in the Port of Long Beach will be closed nightly starting Thursday, Feb. 26, to allow crews to construct new foundations for the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project. Traffic heading to the Queen Mary, cruise terminal and nearby hotels, as well as Port terminals will be diverted to southbound Pico Avenue during the closure periods.
81 Physicians From Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Recognized as Best in Their Fields
Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach announced Tuesday that 81 of its physicians have been recognized among the best in their fields by the 2015 Southern California Super Doctors report.
The City of Long Beach today celebrated the completion of a major street improvement project on Atlantic Avenue, between 52nd Street and the City’s northern border. “This project not only greatly enhance an important business corridor, it was completed on time and on budget,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.
Mayors Garcia and Garcetti Support Plans for Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to Collaborate on Initiatives
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia Monday thanked the International Longshore Workers Union and the Pacific Maritime Association for heeding their call to resolve the labor dispute, and announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway.
The Long Beach Fire Department is proud to announce that Basic Fire Recruit Academy Class 2014A is graduated Saturday, February 21, 2015. After 20 weeks of extensive testing and evaluation, 20 highly qualified recruits will enter the ranks of firefighters for the Long Beach Fire Department.
On Thursday, February 19, 2015, at approximately 3:57 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to the 400 block of W. Cowles Street regarding a possible armed robbery to a person that just occurred, where the calling party provided a location and description of the three possible suspects.
Suspect Guadalupe Perez Jr. On February 19, 2015, the Long Beach Police Department arrested a suspect on an indecent exposure warrant, and hope that additional victims they believe may exist will come forward.
The Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on February 21, 2015, in the East Division, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. Saturday night until 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning.
On February 18, 2015, charges were filed on five (5) individuals in connection to a multiple victim shooting that occurred last Sunday in the 200 block of W. 14th Street.
The community is invited to celebrate the addition of Sunday hours at the Bay Shore Neighborhood Library, 195 Bay Shore Ave. on Sunday, February 22, at 1:00 pm. The six-month pilot program to open and offer a full array of library services on Sundays, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, beginning February 22, and is funded through Council District 3 non-recurring funds.