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07/19/2018 - 8:42pm
DON TEMPLE STORAGE’S 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 7 at the Long Beach Police Officers Association Park was a hot day, but it did not deter many hundreds of attendees from enjoying the shady park, music by the Elm Street Band, BBQ by POA members, shaved ice, kettle corn, photo booth, caricature drawings, balloon art and 16 exhibits by local non-profits. The Aquarium on Wheels was there...
07/19/2018 - 8:40pm
After two decades of debate and nearly two years of research, the Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Long Beach are expected to release a draft integrated feasibility report (IFR) and an environmental impact statement/report (EIR) this November on a controversial topic – whether to remove a portion of the breakwater or let it stand. In the final stages of the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem...
07/19/2018 - 8:39pm
[Editor's Note: Baja Sonora co-owner Mary Sophiea says reports of Monday soft opening and problems with the city "not true." See letter at the end of this story.] As things stand now, the reopening of the popular, award-winning Baja Sonora Mexican restaurant in Time Square on Clark Avenue is nigh. Nigh meaning July 23, a Monday. Unless, of course, the date changes at the last moment. That has...
07/19/2018 - 8:38pm
Except for the fireworks show over Alamitos Bay July 3, a Queen Mary pyrotechnics display July 4 and other public presentations to mark Independence Day, fireworks remain illegal in Long Beach. Despite the ban, people still set off firecrackers, launched rockets, lit sparklers and the like to celebrate the holiday. Loud explosions scared some humans and animals. However, the number of fireworks...
07/06/2018 - 8:22am
The City of Long Beach and MemorialCare announced that they have finalized the terms and entered into a transition agreement, effective July 3, to facilitate the transition of operations of Community Medical Center by the city.   The agreement follows several weeks of communications between MemorialCare and the city, as well as the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), to arrange...
07/05/2018 - 4:08pm
With the children out of school and more hours of daylight, many cities provide outdoor summer concerts for the public to enjoy, funded through a combination of sponsors and sources, but free to patrons. Residents come together, bring picnic items, sit on folding chairs and listen to the sounds of music during the June, July and August events – and sometimes dance. Live performances can range...

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