• Application Deadline Nears for Port High School Internships

    Applications are due March 12 for the Summer High School Internship Program at the Port of Long Beach, an internship and career-exploration opportunity for Long Beach-area high school students. The program, a partnership between the City of Long Beach Harbor Department and Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, is tailored for students

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  • The 2014 Long Beach QFilm Festival

    Feature and short film submissions now are being accepted through June 8 via www.withoutabox.com. The 2014 Long Beach QFilm Festival will take place Sept. 12 at the Art Theatre. Films may be submitted either via DVD or online screener but must be received no later than June 8. The festival is a major fundraiser for the critical community s

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  • Long Beach Bridge Mobile App Debuts

    LONG BEACH – On Feb. 21, the Port of Long Beach introduced the LB Bridge mobile app, a new way for residents and commuters stay up to date on the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project The mobile app offers all the latest news, information, photos and videos of the project, live cameras and traffic information to help Long Beach area motori

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  • Murders in Long Beach

    LONG BEACH — On Feb. 22, Long Beach Police Department officers found 20-year-old Christopher Franklin dead in the 3400 block of Andy Street. Officers responded to a call regarding a shooting. When they arrived at the scene they found Franklin on the sidewalk with a gunshot to his upper body. The Long Beach Fire Department paramedics determined

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  • LA Council Confirms LADWP General Manager

    LOS ANGELES — On Feb. 21, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously confirmed Anaheim City Manager Marcie Edwards as the new general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Edwards is the first woman in that role. Edwards ran Anaheim Public Utilities for 13 years prior to her appointment as city manager in 2013. She previou

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