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Pause for prayer

December 28, 2012

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On Friday, Dec. 21, the California Heights Neighborhood Association (CHNA) organized a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. A total of 41 neighbors ga...

LBUSD school board approves cutting summer school, reducing teacher positions in 2013-14

December 28, 2012

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Sean Belk Staff Writer Though the passage of Prop. 30 may have averted a billion-dollar blow to the public-school system in California, the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) is still projecting a “growing struc...

Signal Hill-based Food Finders sees more donors and funders this year, but demand remains high

December 28, 2012

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Sean Belk Staff Writer Food Finders, a multi-regional food bank headquartered in Signal Hill, saw more donated food items and financial contributions from businesses and individuals in 2012 over last year, but demand fo...

LBUSD and LA County Supervisor Knabe criticize proposed “Clean Water, Clean Beaches” measure

December 28, 2012

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CJ Dablo Staff Writer The list of items that have floated down the Los Angeles River has a shuddering “yuck" factor. Just ask Kerjon Lee, a spokesman for Los Angeles County's public works department. Lee has a long l...

Apartments required to have carbon monoxide-detectors starting on Jan. 1

December 28, 2012

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The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) wants to remind communities in the Long Beach area that the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act, also known as Senate Bill - SB 183, which requires that a carbon-monoxide (CO) device...

LB police shoot armed suspect in chase after domestic-violence call

December 28, 2012

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On Sunday, Dec. 23, at 12:13 a.m., officers responded to an unknown trouble call in the area of Pine Avenue and 8th Street. While on scene, officers determined the unknown trouble call was actually a domestic violence incident. Through...

LB resident succumbs to gunshot wounds

December 28, 2012

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On Saturday, Dec. 22, at approximately 11:19 p.m., a shooting occurred in the 200 block of East Pleasant Street that resulted in the death of a male adult. When officers arrived on scene they discovered two victims who had sustained...

Around Town

December 28, 2012

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MEET AND EAT What Supper club Who Bixby Knolls Supper Club Where Baba Ghanouj, 4276 Atlantic Ave. When Monday, Jan. 7 at 6:30pm More Info The Bixby Knolls Supper Club supports local restaurants by dining at them on Monday ...

Thoughts from the Publisher

December 28, 2012

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by Neena Strichart I'm sure that most of you reading this column today have had at least one experience of being in discourse with an individual you have deemed to be an “airhead" — a person whose head is filled with n...

LA County board reallocates $4.3-million grant for sports complex at Chittick Field

December 28, 2012

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Sean Belk Staff Writer The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved reallocating a $4.3-million grant to the City of Long Beach that will pay for the first phase of a project to create a new recreatio...

LB resident helps police nab auto burglar in El Dorado Park Estates

December 28, 2012

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On Dec. 15, at approximately 2:20 a.m., Long Beach Police Department officers were dispatched to the 7800 block of Berner Street in response to suspicious activity around parked vehicles. Thanks to a call from an alert resident...

Children’s Clinic receives $500,000 grant through Affordable Care Act

December 28, 2012

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Children's Clinic, “Serving Children and Their Families," (TCC) a grant award for $500,000, according to an announcement from Congresswoman Laura Richardson....

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