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02/22/2018 - 9:20am
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02/16/2018 - 11:31am
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced AB 2591 in an effort to keep Long Beach Community Hospital open. Sponsored by the City of Long Beach, this bill seeks an extension for seismic compliance at the hospital.   “The city is committed to Community Hospital,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “We thank Assemblymember O’Donnell for authoring legislation to provide our community with...
02/15/2018 - 2:50pm
On Feb. 3, about 50 and 60 Lakewood Village residents attended a meeting held by Parkview Village management at Cirivellos. Also there was Fifth District Councilwoman Stacy Mungo. For the landlord, Beptal Properties’ Ben Efraim, audience feedback was less than encouraging. Efraim’s basic message to the crowd was, for Parkview Village, “change is inevitable. What would you like to see? A two-story...
02/15/2018 - 2:49pm
The Los Angeles Rams gave away a pair of Super Bowl LII tickets to a young fan battling stage 3 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Six-year-old Hector Sandoval Jr., a Long Beach resident is a big Los Angeles Rams fan. His father bought Rams season tickets because of Hector’s passion for the team. Hector’s favorite player on the team is running back Todd Gurley. In September of last year Hector was diagnosed...
02/15/2018 - 2:47pm
After failing to gain full legislative support from elected city officials, affordable-housing advocates in Long Beach have started collecting signatures in an effort to place a measure on the November ballot that, if approved, would establish rent control and other renters’ rights laws in the city. The petition drive officially began last week after the city attorney’s office approved a ballot...
02/15/2018 - 2:27pm
PROPERTY OWNERS, developers and Long Beach city officials celebrate the groundbreaking of the 2nd & PCH retail development project during a ceremony on Feb. 1. The more than 200,000 square-foot shopping center being developed by El Segundo-based CenterCal Properties in partnership with longtime site owner Raymond Lin of TakiSun, Inc. is expected to open in late summer 2019 on a site once...
02/15/2018 - 2:20pm
The four-year-old sea lion Cain was moved to the introduction area of the Seals and Sea Lions Habitat at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific on Feb. 8, 2018. The staff was excited as they opened Cain’s cage to his new habitat. Cain was very timid and hesitant to come out of the cage, but one of the staff members used fish to lure him out. His initial response was that of unfamiliarity as he...

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