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07/21/2017 - 2:17am
Kurt Casadine is a 55-year-old, 12-year resident of Long Beach. He administered Rapid Relief, a medical marijuana (MMJ) delivery collective for four years – until its sale to another collective on June 10, 2017. Casadine has been an active, compassionate and legally compliant member of the medical marijuana industry for many years as well as a MMJ patient, using cannaboids to treat and relieve...
07/20/2017 - 9:18pm
As a way to help end homelessness and a housing crisis where apartment vacancy rates remain low while rents continue to rise, the City of Long Beach is looking to roll out an incentive program aimed at encouraging more landlords to accept Section 8 or housing choice vouchers (HCVs). The Long Beach City Council at its meeting on July 11 received a report from city staff on the effort brought...
That’s the Way It Was
07/20/2017 - 9:11pm
Oil was discovered in harbor area in 1932. The California State Supreme Court in 1938 ruled that the City of Long Beach could keep the “hidden treasures” found in the tide and submerged lands granted to the city in 1911. Under this grant the state conveyed to the City of Long Beach all of the tide and submerged lands within the corporate limits of the city in trust for commerce, navigation and...
THE DOCUMENTARY  “Midway: Message from the Gyre” shows plastics in an albatross chick’s stomach, which is normal for the Midway Islands.
07/20/2017 - 9:08pm
The Aquarium of the Pacific is doing its part to tackle the problem of plastic pollution. The popular sea-life museum announced July 10 that it has joined forces with 18 other aquariums across the country in a new Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) to address plastic waste, which threatens ocean and freshwater animals. “Today, the ACP announced the launch of a nationwide consumer campaign...
07/20/2017 - 8:48pm
Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center employees hosted a toy drive earlier this month to collect donations of new toys, books, school supplies, and stuffed animals to serve children in need at Long Beach Police Department Special Victims Section. Employees from St. Mary, including Sister Celeste Trahan, CCVI, Vice President of Mission Integration and Drew Gagner, St. Mary Foundation president...

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