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8-Year Sentence One of the Longest Given for Domestic Violence

Long Beach Crime

Gary Steven McJimsey, 36, of Long Beach, California, was sentenced to eight (8) years in county jail for a series of domestic violence incidents where he battered two separate women, threatened them both multiple times by phone and text message, and vandalized their personal property, it was announced today.

CSULB Becomes Charter Signatory to the Climate Commitment

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California State University Long Beach (CSULB) along with 83 other colleges and universities across the United States, committed to carbon neutrality and resilience by becoming a Charter Signatory to the Climate Commitment.

Recent Coyote Activity Prompts City Issued Safety Reminders

Coyote safety tips

Never run from a coyote. Coyote activity has recently occurred in Long Beach and surrounding areas, and residents are reminded to follow important safeguards to protect pets and property against these wild animals. Coyotes are found in every state of the nation, except for Hawaii, and it’s not uncommon to see one walking down a busy street.

LBCC Men’s Volleyball Team Captures State Championship After Come From Behind Rally to beat Orange Coast College

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The Long Beach City College Vikings won their ninth state title thanks to a 3-1 victory over the Orange Coast College Pirates in the 2016 California Community College Athletic Association Men’s Volleyball State Championship final on Saturday night at Pierce College in Woodland Hills.

Detectives Investigation into Series of Commercial Robberies Leads to Arrest of 65-Year-Old Suspect

Long Beach Crime

On April 27, 2016, multiple felony charges were filed against a suspect for his involvement in numerous commercial robberies that occurred in West and East Patrol Divisions.

Community Invited to Annual Police and Fire Memorial Ceremony

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Community members are invited to attend the annual Police and Fire Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the foot of Chestnut Avenue, south of Broadway, near Long Beach City Hall.

Downtown LB Gets 30 New Parking Spaces

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The City of Long Beach today announced the creation of 30 new Downtown parking spaces along a three-block section of 9th Street. “We’re always looking for ways to improve parking, and I applaud this solution,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

Long Beach Named 10th Most Walkable City in America

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Southern California is synonymous with traffic, freeways, and is often seen as the epitome of car-oriented culture. Long Beach, however, is making strategic investments and launching a tangible cultural revolution that promotes walking.

Girl Scout Troop 663’s “Save a Drop” Campaign Recognized by The Board of Water Commissioners

Girl Scout Troop 663 is pictured following a presentation of their water conservation project to the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. Front Row (1. to r.) Michaela Hale, Gracie Cain, Juliana Babore, Lauryn Zwerner, Lauren Parry, Saylor Little, Maddie Mester, Grace Pickard, Paige Zwerner, Ruby Mayo, Olivia Byrne, and Avery Paz. Back Row (1. to r.) Commissioner Bob Shannon, Commissioner Gloria Cordero, Commissioner Harry Saltzgaver, U.S. Congressman Alan Lowenthal, President Frank Martinez, Vice President Art Levine, and Troop Leaders Cindy Zwerner and Sabine Cain.

Girl Scout Troop 663 is pictured following a presentation of their water conservation project to the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. Front Row (1. to r.) Michaela Hale, Gracie Cain, Juliana Babore, Lauryn Zwerner, Lauren Parry, Saylor Little, Maddie Mester, Grace Pickard, Paige Zwerner, Ruby Mayo, Olivia Byrne, and Avery Paz.

Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt awarded Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt

  Long Beach City College Professor Coleen Sterritt Long Beach City College Professor and Sculpture Program Coordinator Coleen Sterritt has been awarded the highly prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for 2016.

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