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Long Beach Leads $550 Million Nationwide Class Settlement Over Environmental PCB Claims With Monsanto

Over a dozen lawsuits have been filed by governmental entities since March 2015 seeking cost recovery for stormwater and environmental contamination caused by chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, which Monsanto manufactured between the 1930s and 1977.

Fund For Race, Equity, And Justice Resources at the Long Beach Library

A fund for public library materials and programs related to race, equity, and justice has been created.

10-year-old Give 80 Wrapped Care Packages to St. Mary’s Pediatric Nurses

Long Beach – On June 27, ten-year-olds Nellie de la Cruz and Arlene Ramirez deliver 80 individually wrapped care packages, including handmade...

LB High Schools Celebrate Class of 2020

“For Millikan, this was where the real fun began,” said Andrea Itson. “We decided to keep the music upbeat, and really throw a celebration parade. I approached teachers about a week before the parade to ask for their participation … they did not hesitate to jump on board, bringing the best energy.”

White Ease: Why I’ve Never Been Tempted to Run from Police

My initial reaction to the Rayshard Brooks video was: Why did he run? Goddamnit, he’d still be alive if…. 

LB Details Framework for Reconciliation

The initiative will provide a framework for engaging the public in a reconciliation process, internal process review and local action plan

Harbor Commission OKs $370,195 in Sponsorships

the Port has awarded a total of $746,195 in the current fiscal year, which began Oct. 1, 2019, for 261 total events representing a wide cross-section of the city and causes such as the arts, environment, social justice and historic preservation.

Long Beach Launches Safe Biz, Physical Distancing Self Certification For Businesses

SafeBiz guides business owners through a checklist of safety measures required by the safer-at-home order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Long Beach and San Pedro Farms Feed the Needy During COVID-19 Crisis

It’s a big world, so perhaps there’s an urban farmer or three out there who is in it solely for the money. Talk to...

Ventilators Manufactured in Long Beach by Virgin Orbit, Receive FDA Approval 

Ventilators being manufactured in Long Beach by Virgin Orbit, have received FDA approval and are now being produced.

Long Beach Plan for Economic Recovery

Long Beach formed an economic Recovery Group that will provide recommendations on the economic impact of the COVID-19 health emergency.

Long Beach Opens Three New COVID-19 Testing Sites

The City of Long Beach will be operating free drive-through COVID-19 testing at two additional sites in North and West Long Beach.

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Sails have begun. Explore the Long Beach Harbor on a Tall Ship!

The goal is to raise environmental awareness that leads to personal action to reduce marine plastic pollution and human impacts to our local coastline and its marine organisms with engaging bilingual (Spanish) materials and trained bilingual (Spanish) docents.

TRUMP, INC. What the Trump Campaign Is Up To on YouTube (Hint: It Involves Aliens, Bin Laden and Ivanka)

The president’s most recent sit-down interview? As it happens, it occurred last week on “Triggered,” a YouTube program hosted by his namesake son.

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