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Police Seek Information Concerning Toddlers Found Alone

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Today at approximately 8:45 a.m., Long Beach police were dispatched to Atlantic Avenue and 60th Street after a passer-by saw two small children that were alone and called police. The children, both African-American boys, are approximately one and two years of age, and appear to be in good health.

Innovation Fund Socal Looks to Spur Local Startups

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Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced that the funding cycle for Innovation Fund SoCal is now open. Applicants have an opportunity to receive a $50,000 no-interest, non-collateralized loan to help their startup companies focused on clean and advanced manufacturing, bio medical devices, advanced energy technologies.

Northgate Gonzalez Market Turns Vacant Lot into Fresh Foods and Jobs

Elected officials join the Gonzalez family to cut the ribbon on their new market in North Long Beach.

Elected officials join the Gonzalez family to cut the ribbon on their new market in North Long Beach. Long Beach elected officials joined community and civic leaders today to celebrate the grand opening of a new Northgate Gonzalez Market in North Long Beach with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Jim Stangeland, Former LBCC Football Head Coach, Passes Away at the Age of 92

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Jim Stangeland, one of Long Beach City College’s all-time greatest coaches as well as one of the best to come out of the city of Long Beach, passed away on Saturday (Oct. 25) in Huntington Beach at the age of 92. Stangeland is a member of the LBCC Hall of Champions, Long Beach State Hall of Fame, Long Beach Century Club Hall of Fame, and the California Community College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Potential Recruitment Process for Police Chief Announced by City Manager

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Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach City Manager Pat West today announced the process for selecting a new Police Chief, should a vacancy occur as a result of the November 4, 2014 election.

Street Improvements Begin on Magnolia Avenue

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The City of Long Beach is set to begin work this week on street improvements on Magnolia Avenue between Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Spring Street. “Long Beach continues its focus on innovation and technology by bringing much needed upgrades to our traffic system, and these improvements will greatly enhance this key corridor,” Mayor Robert Garcia said.

Kelly Williams Insurance Celebrates 120 years of Business in Long Beach

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Kelly Williams Insurance will be celebrating their 120th anniversary in 2015, and their 30th year in their office by the traffic circle in Long Beach. Originally founded in 1895 by Carle L. Williams, owners Kelly Williams III and Sue Williams proudly carry on the tradition of quality insurance started four generations ago.

LBPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

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The Long Beach Police Department would like to warn parents about marijuana laced candy, and encourage the community to practice safety tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween. Can you identify which candies pictured in this photo are laced with marijuana?

City Manager Appoints Tom Modica to Assistant City Manager Position

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Today City Manager Patrick H. West announced the appointment of Tom Modica to the position of Assistant City Manager. Section 301 of the City Charter provides the authority for the City Manager to appoint an Assistant City Manager with the confirmation of the City Council.

CSULB Receives $22.7 Million Grant From the National Institutes of Health

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California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an innovative research program that prepares underrepresented students for doctoral programs.

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