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LBPD Chief, Robert Luna to Speak at LB CPAC February Meeting

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Chief of Police Robert Luna The Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC) will hold its regular, monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at I LOVE VEGAN at 2264 Pacific Ave., Long Beach, 90806.  I LOVE VEGAN is a vegan / Thai restaurant in Wrigley Village. 

DUI Enforcement Team to Target Impaired Drivers This Weekend

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Officers from the Long Beach Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will deploy this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on January 30, 2015 between the hours of 7:00 p.m.

LB City Prosecutor Announces 2015 IMPACT Award Winners

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The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office is proud to announce the winners of this year’s IMPACT Awards, presented to individuals and groups who, working with the City Prosecutor’s Office, have made “a positive, significant impact in the City of Long Beach in the past year.” This is the 4th consecutive year the City Prosecutor has bestowed IMPACT Awards.

Historic Railroad Depot Moves to Willow Springs Park

The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot from the Public Service Yard on San Francisco Avenue to a new site at Willow Springs Park where it will be renovated. Inset: Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, circa 1910, at 225 W. Broadway, just west of Pacific Avenue, in Downtown Long Beach. Photo courtesy of Long Beach Public Library Digital Archive

The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot from the Public Service Yard on San Francisco Avenue to a new site at Willow Springs Park where it will be renovated. Inset: Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, circa 1910, at 225 W. Broadway, just west of Pacific Avenue, in Downtown Long Beach.

Long Beach Successfully Prosecutes Trucking Firm For Overweight Load

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The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday that a Rancho Cucamonga trucking company and its driver were convicted by a jury of transporting an illegally overweight load on Long Beach streets.

Three Arrested, Fourteen Cited During DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Operation

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The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on January 24, 2015, on northbound Cherry Avenue at 59th St., between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.

LBPD to Conduct DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint in North Division This Weekend

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The Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on January 24, 2015, in the North Division, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. Saturday night until 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

LBFD’s Chief Mike DuRee to Lead LAAFCA, County’s Association of Fire Chiefs

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Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee has been appointed President of the Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association (LAAFCA). Comprised of 31 Fire Departments within Los Angeles County, LAAFCA focuses on regional training, grants administration, legislative advocacy and Firefighter safety and survival.

Get Covered Long Beach to Help Residents Enroll for Health Insurance

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2015 New Year’s Resolution: Get Covered Long Beach is an education, outreach, and health insurance enrollment event sponsored by the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services and several community partners.

2014 Proves to Be Third-Busiest Year Ever at Port of Long Beach

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Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Cargo container trade climbed 1.3 percent in 2014, indicating continued economic growth for the U.S. and bringing the Port its third-busiest year ever behind the peak years of 2006 and 2007.

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