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Five Finalists Announced For LBCC Superintendent-President

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The Long Beach City College Superintendent-President Search Committee has forwarded five candidates for consideration by the Long Beach Community College Board of Trustees, Board President Dr. Virginia Baxter announced Thursday.

LBPD Awarded $30.1 Million Blue Line Contract

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Photo from the Wikimedia Commons. The Long Beach Police Department today was awarded a $30.1 million contract over a 5-year period, to provide law enforcement services for the eight station platforms of the Blue Line that are in the City’s jurisdiction.

DUI Checkpoint Planned For Saturday

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The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, February 25, 2017, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., in the East Patrol Division.

Arts Council for Long Beach Announces 2016–2017 Grant Recipients

Image credit: Dave Van Patten, The Sheep and the Goats (top left); Angela Willcocks, Boy (top right); Anna Bae, Charcoaled, (bottom left); Norma Haas Rose, Watts Towers (bottom right).

Image credit: Dave Van Patten, The Sheep and the Goats (top left); Angela Willcocks, Boy (top right); Anna Bae, Charcoaled, (bottom left); Norma Haas Rose, Watts Towers (bottom right). The Arts Council for Long Beach is proud to announce the 26 artists and arts organizations funded through its annual grant programs for 2016–2017.

CSULB Leaders to Speak at Two Local Churches for CSU’s Super Sunday

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California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) President Jane Close Conoley and Vice President for Student Affairs Carmen Taylor will participate in the 12th Annual CSU Super Sunday <http://www.calstate.edu/supersunday/> on Feb.

Mayor Garcia and Others Rally in Support of Measure H Today

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Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia joins together with U.S. Vets and local community leaders to rally today Tuesday, February 21 at 10:30am, in support of Measure H, the critical March 7 vote to tackle the growing homelessness challenges in L.A.

City Advises Residents to Prepare For Powerful Storm

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A powerful storm system is expected to bring several inches of rain and high winds, beginning Friday morning through Saturday morning.

Sean Gamette Named Managing Director of Engineering Services By Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners

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  Sean Gamette – Photo courtesy of Port of Long Beach. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday named Port of Long Beach senior executive Sean Gamette as the Managing Director of Engineering Services.

City Offers Incentives For Preservation of Historic Properties

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The City of Long Beach is now accepting applications for the third year of its reinstated Mills Act Property Tax Abatement Program (Mills Act), an economic incentive program for historic properties. The public is invited to attend two important events to learn about how to qualify and apply for tax benefits, while also preserving the City’s designated landmarks.

Suspects Sought in Murder of 26-Year-Old Man

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On February 12, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Long Beach Police officers were dispatched to a call of gun shots, and a person down in the street, in the 1100 block of 10th Street.

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