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First Fridays is Back With a February Mash-Up on Art-lantic

Bixby Knolls’ First Fridays kicks off 2011 with a “Mash Up” on February 4. After a brief winter’s nap in January, First Fridays brings together Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, and Black History Month. Grab your coats and a warm heart to experience the unique blending of these sights and sounds coming together on Art-Lantic Avenue. February... 


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CSULB Among Top 10 for College Applications from First-Time Freshmen

In an article published by U.S. News & World Report, Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) was recognized as one of the top 10 colleges in the nation receiving the most applications from first-time freshmen out of 1,339 schools that reported application data in the publication’s annual survey. “This is another positive outcome of having so many faculty... 


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State of the Union: What It Means for Transportation in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles State of the County This week I had the pleasure of joining officials from Metro on a trip to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress, the Senate, FTA, USDOT, and other transportation authorities to help advocate for new Metro projects in the Los Angeles County region. While on the trip, I had the incredible opportunity to attend... 


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Councilmember Lowenthal Provides “Daily Commitments to Live By” During “Season for Nonviolence”

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Dear friends and neighbors, A Season for Nonviolence, January 30 – April 4, is a national 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower lives and communities. Inspired by the 50th and 30th memorial anniversaries of Mahatma... 


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Long Beach Heritage Boards Queen Mary To Honor Awardees

Brad Seeley and Rick Hobbs Join Long Beach Heritage aboard the Queen Mary in the historic Grand Salon on Thursday, February 17 for a special gala event honoring preservationists who have made a significant contribution to the city. Long Beach Heritage’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the 2011 Awards Benefit, kicks off with cocktails and a silent... 


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ABC7 Listens to Long Beach at Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday

Are you the kind of person who talks back to their TV? Well, this time you can be sure there is someone listening on the other end! ABC wants to know what you think through their program “ABC7 Listens.” What types of issues and stories do you think ABC 7 should be covering in Long Beach? Tell  the top television executives from ABC Channel 7 what’s... 


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Long Beach Clothing Co. Wants to Award You A Thomas Martinez Custom Tattoo

One winner will receive a custom Long Beach tattoo at First Fridays, February 4 Beginning Monday, January 31st, fans of the City Of Long Beach are welcome to enter to win a custom tattoo. On Wednesday, February 2nd, Long Beach Clothing Co. will select one person that best describes why they deserve a custom Long Beach tattoo. The winner will submit... 


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City Health Officer Issues Health Advisory For Beaches

The City Health Officer, Dr. Helene Calvet, has issued an advisory for the beaches in the City of Long Beach following the rain experienced this weekend. After any significant rainfall (0.10″ or more) high levels of bacteria from storm drains, rivers, and polluted runoff enter into our ocean. It is recommended to avoid all ocean water contact... 


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‘Long Beach Mardi Gras at Rainbow Harbor’ Returns March 5th

Mardi Gras conjures up images of masks, beads, parades, music, fun, and… Long Beach. Yes, Long Beach! Mardi Gras returns as an all day event to downtown Long Beach with the ‘Long Beach Mardi Gras at Rainbow Harbor’ on March 5, 2011! For the fourth year in a row, everyone can get a taste of a New Orleans style Mardi Gras with all day celebrations... 


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Cats, the Musical, to Support Feline Adoption in Long Beach

Musical Theatre West is proud to announce its continued partnership with Long Beach Animal Care Services for its upcoming production of CATS at the beautiful 1,070-seat Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. Cat adoption is passion of Long Beach Animal Care Services, which serves the cities of Long Beach, Signal Hill, Seal Beach, Cerritos and... 


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