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06/21/2019 - 10:01am
Sam Zavala is a former Long Beach Police Officer who apparently still treasures his ability to “kick ass.” He represents himself on Facebook as one whose view of police work is to make guns, handcuffs, skulls and violence the stuff of all that he stood for as a Long Beach police officer. In September 2018 following the Beachcomber’s exposure of LBPD supervisors instructing subordinates to use the...
06/20/2019 - 3:01pm
A lot has happened in the two months since the Broadway “road diet” was unveiled. Multiple citizens complained to the city about Broadway’s changes with at least a few threatening legal action. Channel 4 News reporter Patrick Healy came to Long Beach and covered the topic. The city’s traffic engineer, Eric Widstrand, has “resigned to pursue opportunities in the private sector,” according to the...
06/20/2019 - 2:59pm
The Cherese Mari Laulhere Foundation recently made a transformational gift to name and provide program support for the future Children’s Village at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. When complete in 2021, the Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village will be an 80,000 sq. ft., four-story building on the Miller Children’s & Women’s campus that provides a one-stop...
06/20/2019 - 2:57pm
Ten years in operation, more or less, the longest existing marijuana dispensary in Long Beach is changing hands. It was first an illegal operation, then among the first legally licensed to sell medical marijuana before voters approved the sale of recreational marijuana. One Love, owned by members of the Abrams family continues on at 2767 E Broadway in Long Beach. Family progenitor Jeffrey Abrams...
06/20/2019 - 2:55pm
50 Ways to Get “Nature Centered” Since 1969, El Dorado Nature Center has provided an island of serenity in Long Beach. Thousands of school children have discovered the natural world on school field trips and at educational programs; residents have gotten up close and personal with turtles, reptiles, birds and butterflies; people have been inspired to become stewards of the environment at...
06/20/2019 - 2:26pm
WORKERS WITH MSL ELECTRIC, INC. put finishing touches on a new lamppost on Paloma Avenue and East 2nd Street during phase one of the Bluff Park historic lamppost project June 7. The quaint area received 10 new lampposts costing about $13,000 each in the first phase of the project and more phases will take place over several years to cover the whole historic district, according to the Bluff Park...

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