• SSL for Seniors

    The Long Beach Senior Latino Club is hosting weekly beginners “Spanish as a Second Language” classes for senior in the Long Beach and surrounding areas. The next semester starts from 10:30 to 11:30 Jan. 8, 2014. Instructor Rosa Ruiz focuses on reading, writing and speaking Spanish. The 12-week session costs $25, with a one-time $10 registrati

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  • LACEEN Pilot Project Launching, Open House

    Community members are invited to the Los Angeles Environmental Enforcement Network pilot project launching and open house, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 17, at the Coalition For A Safe Environment office in Wilmington. LACEEN is a community-based project that will monitor air quality and other environmental conditions in a community. Details: Read More

  • LA Board of Harbor Commissioners Meeting: APM Container Crane and Fuel Tank Installations

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners will host a public hearing to receive public comments relative to the installation of a container crane and two 12,000-gallon fuel tanks at Berths 405 and 406, at 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9, at the Port of Los Angeles Board Room in San Pedro. Details: (310) 732-3850; www.portoflosangeles.org Venue: Read More

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Long Beach Holiday Closures Long Beach City Hall will be closed Dec. 25 and January 1, 2014. City offices and services will adhere to the following schedule for the 2013 Christmas Holiday and the 2014 New Year's Day Holiday: Refuse Collection and Recycle schedules - www.longb

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  • City Council to Discuss Medical Marijuana, Again

    The Long Beach City Council is scheduled to discuss a new medical marijuana ordinance at its Dec. 17 meeting in City Hall. The city council adopted a medical marijuana ordinance 2010 but it was repealed after several court rulings, effectively banning medical marijuana dispensaries. The council decided to take the issue up again in September

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  • Help Grow the El Dorado Nature Center

    Help keep the El Dorado Nature Center a beautiful and healthy place for wildlife.  A three-part training session will get you ready to plant and care for California natives on the trails. Monthly meetings, work parties and educational field trips throughout the year will provide ongoing opportunities to sharpen your skills, meet new friends and in

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  • Carson Hosts Telethon for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

      Carson is scheduled to host Pamaskong Handog, a Christmas Telethon as a part of the city’s ongoing efforts to benefit the survivors of the Philippine Typhoon Haiyan. The telethon will take place, from 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 15. It will be broadcasted live through the internet on the City of Carson’s website, http://ci.carson.ca.us, Time

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  • NWSPNC Taking Applications for Vacant Board Seat

      The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council is seeking to fill one vacant board seat for the term ending June 30, 2016. Anyone who is a stakeholder, at least 16 years of age and lives, or owns property within the boundaries of the NWSPNC is eligible to apply for the vacated Census Tract 2964 board position. The Boundaries of Ce

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  • Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    The Long Beach City Council is scheduled to consider a recommendation to provide direction to the city attorney and Development Services Department regarding the contents and parameter of a draft ordinance that will be presented to the Planning Commission relating to the regulation of medical mariju

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  • Gun Buyback

    Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that people will be able to turn in firearms — no questions asked — in exchange for up to $200 in Ralphs grocery cards, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 14, at park and ride lot in Wilmington. The amount exchanged per firearm will depend on its type — up to $2

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