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Recent Case of Measles in Long Beach Connected to Disneyland Outbreak

Recent Case of Measles in Long Beach Connected to Disneyland Outbreak

The City Health Officer, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, announced recently that there is one confirmed case of measles associated with a recent outbreak affecting multiple counties in California and Utah. The…

UCLA Doctor Deeply Moved by Tragedy in Sierra Leone

UCLA Doctor Deeply Moved by Tragedy in Sierra Leone

By Jennifer Schlueter As Beacon Media is supporting the Kposowa foundation in their efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, Hindo Kposowa, the foundation’s local representative, just informed…

Creative, Innovative Belmont Temporary Pool Receives Project of the Year Award

The American Public Works Association (APWA) Southern California Chapter has presented the City of Long Beach with the Project of the Year Award for the Belmont Temporary Pool. The 50-meter…

Richard Rocchi Appointed Deputy Police Chief

Long Beach City Manager Pat West and Police Chief Robert Luna today announced the appointment of Commander Richard Rocchi, a 27-year veteran of the Police Department, as Deputy Chief, effective…

The New Downtown Civic Center – A game changer

-A letter from Mayor Robert Garcia- Last night, Long Beach went big and approved a project team to build a new downtown Civic Center. After many months of public meetings,…

Focus on Student Success Leads CSULB Alumna to Be Named 2015 California Teacher of the Year

By Ken Swisher Amy Laughlin, an alumna of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and a teacher at Hansen School in Anaheim, has been named a 2015 California Teacher of…

Young Man Shot; Motive and Suspect Unknown

On Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 1500 block of Sherman Place regarding shots fired. When officers arrived, they discovered a male…

Long Beach Health Dept. Holding Health Insurance Enrollment Event at The Center Long Beach on Dec. 6

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services will hold a health insurance enrollment event on Saturday, December 6, from 10 am to 2 pm at The Center Long…

Free “Hands-On” Hearing Assistive Technology Demonstration

Do you have trouble hearing on the phone and have trouble hearing conversations in restaurants? Can’t hear the doorbell ring? New technologies are available for you to try “hands on”…

Upset Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Verdict, Block Freeways

by Jennifer Schlueter With great suspense spectators all over the nation awaited the verdict of the grand jury in Ferguson last Monday whether to arraign police officer Darren Wilson or…

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