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Locals Get Ready to #spottheshuttle in Long Beach

Locals Get Ready to #spottheshuttle in Long Beach | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it

Have you been watching the sky and waiting for the space shuttle to fly over Long Beach? If so, get your camera ready! Endeavor will make her through California with a planned flyover of Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific and Queen Mary before landing in L.A. Friday morning. NASA is using social media to get local photogs excited and encourage people to share images and experiences online via sites like Twitter, Instagram and others.

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Divers Bring Trash To Surface Saturday

Divers Bring Trash To Surface Saturday | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
With heavy tanks on their backs, divers on a mission this Saturday will step their flippers into the water for the first annual Underwater Cleanup for Coastal Cleanup Day and Dive Against Debris Month.
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Control Issues, High Cost Stop Long Beach 9-11 Memorial Event

A decade-old memorial to the firefighters who died in the 9-11 terrorist attacks won’t be found in Belmont Heights, or anywhere else, this year.
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Long Beach grocery store closures reflect tough times for supermarkets - Contra Costa Times

Long Beach grocery store closures reflect tough times for supermarkets - Contra Costa Times | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
Long Beach grocery store closures reflect tough times for supermarketsContra Costa TimesSupermarkets are a staple in local neighborhoods, but their status and financial well-being are being put to the test by big-box retailers and smaller-size...
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What is the Future of the Long Beach Civic Center?

What is the Future of the Long Beach Civic Center? | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
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What is the Future of Long Beach? The AIA of Long Beach and Long Beach Heritage will open a dialogue on this question in their upcoming discussion series of that title.
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Mystery History | Long Beach California Police Chopper Catches ...

Mystery History | Long Beach California Police Chopper Catches ... | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
The police chopper, piloted by Long Beach California Polices finest, captured what appears to be a UFO dropping off objects along the way. This video is crazy. This is real. They have sent a copy of their footage to the FBI and ...
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UFO Sighting In Long Beach California | Ancientsouls.net

Posted on Aug 31, 2012 in UFO Sightings And News. A massive ufo sighting made the news in Long Beach California when a group of lights was observed hovering in the sky.
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Community Revitalization Project Transforms Blighted Buildings Into Affordable Housing

Community Revitalization Project Transforms Blighted Buildings Into Affordable Housing | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
Councilman Dee Andrews, 6th District, The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC) and Jamboree Housing Corporation (Jamboree) celebrated the grand opening of Collage Apartments at 1893, 1905, 1907 and 1911 Pine Avenue.
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Create An Impact Foundation Golf Classic in Long Beach, California ...

Create An Impact Foundation Golf Classic in Long Beach, California ... | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
Golfers will enjoy a day out at "Big Rec Park" in Long Beach Ca. in support of Students Educational Achievement. This year's tournament on Friday November 16, 2012 will consist of Mod Shot Gun Start at 12:00pm.
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82-year-old Long Beach man missing since Friday found - Press-Telegram

82-year-old Long Beach man missing since Friday found - Press-Telegram | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
LONG BEACH — An 82-year-old man who had been missing since Friday was reunited with his family Tuesday, police said.
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White House Honors Long Beach Teacher For Work With Hispanic Students

Sylvia Padilla, who has worked as a bilingual teacher for Long Beach Unified School District for the last 20 years, was one of 10 teachers from across the country who was honored last week by the White House and the President’s Advisory Commission...
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Downtown Long Beach Gift Cards Now Available

Downtown Long Beach Gift Cards Now Available | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
The Downtown Long Beach Associates is proud to present the Downtown Gift Card, valid at almost 100 Downtown destinations.
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‘Ocean in Motion’ Debuts at LB Aquarium

‘Ocean in Motion’ Debuts at LB Aquarium | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
The Aquarium of the Pacific will officially debut a new show in its Ocean Science Center on September 15. Ocean in Motion is an ongoing program that uses the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration’s Science on a Sphere® technology.
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Long Beach Marijuana Dispensary Ban is Illegal, Court Rules - OC Weekly (blog)

Long Beach Marijuana Dispensary Ban is Illegal, Court Rules - OC Weekly (blog) | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
Long Beach Marijuana Dispensary Ban is Illegal, Court RulesOC Weekly (blog)...
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Long Beach Recognized as Walk Friendly Community

Long Beach Recognized as Walk Friendly Community | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has designated Long Beach a Silver-Level Walk Friendly Community for its walkability initiatives and programs. Sponsored by the U.S.
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Knabe Proposes School Attendance Month to Keep Kids in Class

Knabe Proposes School Attendance Month to Keep Kids in Class | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Supervisor Don Knabe
This week, I have asked the Board of Supervisors to declare September “School Attendance Month.” For many of us, attending school is a no-brainer.
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Long Beach OKs budget cuts, but restores some services - Press-Telegram

Long Beach OKs budget cuts, but restores some services - Press-Telegram | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
LONG BEACH — City Council members passed a budget late Tuesday enacting $12.9 million in reductions for next year, while approving an amendment to restore some cuts to parks, libraries, police and other services.
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State Test Scores Continue to Improve For LBUSD Students

State Test Scores Continue to Improve For LBUSD Students | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
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State test scores for students in the Long Beach Unified School District continued a 10-year upward trend with this week’s release of data from the California Department of Education.
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Juan with iPhone and Me on the Street in Long Beach California ...

Juan with iPhone and Me on the Street in Long Beach California ... | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
Whoa... two blind guys walking down the street with iPhone GPS! On our way back home, we decided to walk back. Juan pulled out his iPhone and started a GPS app to find our way. While checking the GPS info, he attentively hearing the ...
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California legislator promise to affirm free speech rights on campus ...

California legislator promise to affirm free speech rights on campus ... | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
Long Beach, California Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal announced Wednesday that a new resolution related to the issue of Palestine activism on campuses will be introduced during the next session, which begins in ...
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Tim Grobaty: The three greatest films in Long Beach movie history - Press-Telegram

Tim Grobaty: The three greatest films in Long Beach movie history - Press-Telegram | Long Beach, Calif | Scoop.it
A PERFECT FILM: We have been spending all our spare time over the past couple of months working on a book about moviemaking in Long Beach.
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