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William Keiffer with winning sculpture "Perpetuity Reflecting Upon the Chapter of Man."
04/27/2017 - 12:00pm
Witness the San Gabriel River, a north-south waterway with an array of populations, some of them precious and protected, some of them worrisome to nearby residents, but both of them receiving attention. The precious and protected are green sea turtles, locally mysterious as they are readily found in tropical environments like coastal Mexico, but unexpected in our local waters, According to...
DAY-O! He Also Got President Bill Clinton’s Attention
04/27/2017 - 11:58am
Doug Luffborough has dedicated his life to working in education and with non-profit groups and now travels the world as a motivational speaker. Recently, Luffborough shared his compelling life story with the high school students of Camp Enterprise. The camp was created by the Rotary Club of Long Beach and invites around 60 students from the Long Beach area to travel to Big Bear, where they gain...
Vietnamese Mossy Frog
04/27/2017 - 11:36am
Discover exhibits featuring frogs and their amphibian relatives, fish that “shoot” and water conservative interactives starting May 26 This summer visitors to the Aquarium of the Pacific can embark on a journey around the planet and back to California through new exhibits, films, and programs. Explore frogs and their amphibian relatives in their diverse habitats, from tropical rainforests to arid...
Cleaner Air But Worst Ozone
04/27/2017 - 11:32am
The Los Angeles metro area again ranked number one for having the worst ozone pollution in the U.S. while at the same time displaying the best air quality in years, the American Lung Association State of the Air report has found. The annual report, released April 19, again found the “Los Angeles-Long Beach” air was the cleanest in the report’s 18-year history but that it remains the worst in the...
Before renovation., After renovation.
04/27/2017 - 11:28am
After receiving approvals from state regulators, AES Southland plans to start construction of its new $1.3-billion Alamitos Energy Center in East Long Beach this July, according to company officials. At a meeting in Sacramento on April 12, the California Energy Commission (CEC) unanimously approved plans for AES to build a modernized 1,040-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant that will...

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