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Miguel Romero
11/07/2019 - 4:37pm
A cyclist sustained a heart attack Oct. 26 while biking through Newport Beach when Newport Beach Police Department (NBPD) officers used an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on him, saving his life. Now, he is suggesting Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) cars to have the same units in their patrol cars. The man, Miguel Romero, 48, was going on a morning bike ride with his friends when he...
11/07/2019 - 4:34pm
It’s a Mediterranean-themed white against blue sky-designed space, accented by art and ambient elements with the palpable scent of anticipated commerce, not unlike the Sephora store facing the stage. The long awaited 2nd and PCH center is in a wait-no-longer phase. The experience of waiting, hoping, even doubting it would ever come into being, was clearly on the mind of those half dozen or so...
11/07/2019 - 3:30pm
Councilwoman Suzie Price has brought forth three proposals related to improved parking. One includes a request to evaluate red curbs in parking impacted neighborhoods to find any possible removals or reductions in order to increase available on-street parking spaces while maintaining safety. “Parking in Long Beach is something that is frustrating in every neighborhood of the city. So, we need to...
11/07/2019 - 3:28pm
The Wrap the Kids organization has started collecting toys for its annual toy drive. Wrap The Kids, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in North Long Beach, serves those experiencing homelessness by providing hand-sewn blankets that the poor can “wrap the kids” and themselves in to keep warm. The storefront at 297 E. Artesia Blvd. functions as a year-round multiservice center for the less fortunate, where...
That's the Way It Was
LBFD – 1907
11/07/2019 - 3:14pm
The following is an editorial from the Los Angeles Herald, January 27, 1907 in response to Long Beach wanting to change its charter to give power to city trustees (councilmembers) to head city commissions which would govern city departments. The editors criticized the changes suggesting they would (and did) result in higher taxes on residents. IN LONG BEACH  “Long Beach just now is confronted...

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