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LBCC is One of 20 Colleges Selected For New California Guided Pathways Initiative

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Long Beach City College was one of the 20 colleges statewide selected to participate in the new California Guided Pathways Initiative.

Port of Long Beach to Host Environmental Grants Workshops

An attendee offers input on priorities for the Port Community Grants Program during an October 2016 workshop at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library. Photo courtesy of Port of Long Beach.

An attendee offers input on priorities for the Port Community Grants Program during an October 2016 workshop at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library. Photo courtesy of Port of Long Beach. The Port of Long Beach invites the public to attend workshops next week for the first round of a new, $46.4 million program created to help communities most affected by goods movement in San Pedro Bay.

CSULB Women’s Basketball Coach Jody Wynn Heading To University of Washington

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Coach Jody Wynn Following a memorable 2016-17 campaign that saw Long Beach State Women’s Basketball win the Big West Tournament championship, advance to the NCAA Tournament, and come just one point shy of becoming the first No.

Downtown Revitalization Continues

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Downtown Long Beach continues to boom with construction of a new full-block, mixed-use development currently underway at the site of the former State Office Building, 245 West Broadway.

City Settles Class Action Suit for ADA Improvements

Tactile paving on a curb ramp. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

Tactile paving on a curb ramp. Image from Wikimedia Commons. The City of Long Beach has reached a class action settlement agreement to make sidewalks, crosswalks, and other pedestrian pathways safer and more accessible for the disability community.

LBPD Offers Spring Break Safety Tips

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Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach With Spring Break scheduled next week for most Long Beach Unified School District students, the Long Beach Police Department would like to provide the following safety information, which may prevent youth and their families from becoming victims of crime: Curfew Parents and youngsters are reminded that the City’s curfew law will be strictly enforced.

YouthSpark Live Gets LB Students Hands-On With Technology

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Eighty Long Beach students from Washington and Hamilton Middle Schools participated in YouthSpark Live, a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) program, on Monday, April 10, 2017, at the Michelle Obama Library.

Police Investigate Death of Female Found Near L.A. River

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On Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 1:30 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to the Los Angeles riverbed near the Ocean Boulevard Bridge after a caller indicated a body had been found.

Councilmember Pearce Announces Public Safety Improvements for Bixby Park

Councilmember Jeannine Pearce

Councilmember Jeannine Pearce Councilmember Jeannine Pearce has announced several public safety improvements planned for Bixby Park. Dog Park Coming to Bixby Park The most prominent new feature will be a dog park activating the corner of Broadway and Cherry Ave.

Lisa Vanderpump Named Celebrity Grand Marshal For Long Beach Pride Parade

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Lisa Vanderpump The City of Long Beach is about to get PUMPED! Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride is proud to announce that LGBTQ advocate and TV personality, Lisa Vanderpump, will be participating as the Celebrity Parade Grand Marshal in the 34th Annual Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade on May 21, 2017.

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