• Labor in America

    Los Angeles Trade Technical College is offering, Labor in America, a labor studies college course, from Feb. 11 to June 3, at the Harry Bridges Institute in San Pedro. The ILWU Southern California District Council is hosting the course. The course will explore the role of the unions in creating and maintaining the middle class standard of livin

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  • Help Create a Children’s Garden

    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum is looking for volunteers for the creation of the children’s garden, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 15. This kick-off event will kick off the building of the garden, which will be continually expanded throughout 2014.  We are looking for volunteers to help with the initial building of the garden. Venue:<

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  • Gangfree Life® Academy Training, Certification

    The Gang Alternatives Program will be hosting a Gangfree Life® academy training and certification series, Jan. 29 to 31, at the Holiday Inn in Harbor Gateway. Participants will be given access to the academy, meals, networking, post-conference field trip, certification and a grab bag. The Gang Alternatives Program is to prevent young people

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  • Utility Billing Scam

    The Long Beach Police Department is warning the community and business owners about a telephone scam targeting Southern California Edison customers. In recent weeks, Long Beach businesses, specifically restaurant owners, have reported receiving telephone calls from individuals who claim to be from Southern California Edison demanding payment of

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  • State of the Fifth District Address

    Councilwoman Schipske invites the public to attend the State of the Fifth District Address, from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 6, at the Long Beach Water Treatment Plant. The Councilwoman will report on Infrastructure achievements, programs, accomplishments and continuing priorities for 2014 Details: (562) 570-6932 Venue: Long Beach

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  • Long Beach Civic Center Future

    The public is invited to attend an information session and share their thoughts regarding the future of the Long Beach Civic Center, from 12 to 3 p.m. Feb. 1, at the Long Beach Gas & Oil Administration Building. The Civic Center has significant seismic deficiencies and the City Council has authorized the issuance of a Request for Proposals t

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  • The Algalita Plastic Soup Workshop

    Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will offer an educator workshop “Plastic Soup,” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 1 Much of the plastic trash we generate on land flows into our ocean through watersheds and storm drains.  What happens when plastics enter the ocean?  Learn about the science behind this issue through a hands-on activity that brings real-

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  • Port, Environment Committee Meeting

    A Port of Los Angeles and Environment Committee meeting is scheduled for Feb. 1, at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro. Details: cspnc.org Venue: Point Fermin Park Location: 807 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro

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  • Diversity Tour Stops at CSUDH

    California State University, Dominguez Hills will be among five West Coast college campuses to host Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a grassroots program to encourage and inspire more ethnical and racial minority students to become doctors and dentists by providing them with information and advice from those who were once where they are. The tour

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  • Mills Tax Exemption in LB Council Agenda

    The Long Beach City Council is scheduled to consider bring back the Mills Act program at its Feb. 4 meeting. Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program allows qualifying owners to receive a potential property tax reduction and use the savings to help rehabilitate, restore and maintain their buildings. Enacted in 1972, the Mills Act legisl

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