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11/22/2017 - 1:37pm
  Imagine working in an office complex that offers on-site yoga classes, wall-mounted bike racks, a basketball court and daily catering of healthy, low-sugar food options.    Such amenities are the cornerstone to a new office complex that is home to architecture firms Retail Design Collaborative (RDC) and Studio One Eleven (S111) in Downtown Long Beach and is one of the first office...
11/22/2017 - 1:32pm
As far as water delivery is concerned, everything changed in 2006. According to ballotpedia.org, that’s when “The California Supreme Court ruled that the provisions of Proposition 218 apply to local water, refuse and sewer charges. This meant that a local jurisdiction cannot charge one group of water, refuse or sewer ratepayers in order to subsidize the fees of another group of water, refuse or...
11/22/2017 - 1:31pm
It may soon be legal for businesses in Long Beach to sell marijuana not only to patients for medical purposes but also to recreational adult users. In a 5-3 vote, the city council at its meeting on Sept. 14 agreed to move forward with plans to draft a city ordinance that would legalize and regulate commercial adult-use marijuana businesses in the city as the state’s voter-approved recreational...
11/22/2017 - 1:26pm
With winter fast approaching and people bundling up for the cold weather, air-conditioning might be the last thing on people’s minds. But the Long Beach Unified School District is preparing for next summer and summers to come – the time of year when heatwaves can scorch the southland. Typically the hottest days fall within August and September for coastal Southern California – especially...
Improvements to parking structure completed; Travel tips offered
11/22/2017 - 12:53pm
Long Beach Airport (LGB) held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the renovations to Parking Structure A in time for the busy holiday travel season. The improvements to the parking structure, located nearest to the Historic Terminal, are meant to complement the easy travel experience for all LGB visitors. Parking Structure A closed January 7, 2017 in preparation for renovations. The...
In New Orleans
11/22/2017 - 11:04am
Former California Governor Pete Wilson spoke at the Rotary Club of Long Beach about The National World War II Museum located in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Nov. 8. Wilson focused on the recent pavilion that opened up earlier this year on June 10. The new pavilion known as “The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown salute to the Home Front” focuses on how the United States went from a...
Visit from his home in Australia honors the 100-year anniversary of LB Rotary Club
From left, Long Beach Rotary President Steve Keesal, Rotary International President Ian Riseley and Rotary Centennial Task Force Chair Cam Killingsworth.
11/17/2017 - 6:28am
On a day proclaimed “Rotary Day in Long Beach” by Mayor Robert Garcia, Rotary International President Ian Riseley arrived on Wednesday, November 15, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Long Beach. “This is a very special occasion for the members of our club,” said Rotary Club of Long Beach President Steve Keesal, “As you can imagine, a visit from a man who represents over 1...

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