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Fire Station 19 – A Model for the City

Long Beach Fire Department Station 19 located along Clark Avenue is a constant reminder to passersby that mandatory water conservation requirements have become the norm rather than the exception. On May 8, I was joined by Fire Chief DuRee and Councilmember Al Austin as we unveiled the new drought-tolerant landscaping. Check it out!

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Smart Parking Meters

More than 1,600 new smart parking meters, which accept credit/debit cards in addition to coins, were replaces throughout the City. The smart meters incorporate sensors that will collect data and will help to determine whether the enforcement hours reflect the actual use of the space, and if a meter’s placement should be reassessed.

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Keeping Our Families Safe

  It’s that time of year when as the weather changes we tend to leave ourselves open to crimes of opportunity. For us to ensure that criminals do not take advantage of us and to help keep us safe: Always lock your car and keep the windows rolled up. Do not leave valuables, including connector …

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Our Millikan High School Receives Top Honors

Rankings of America’s best high schools by the U.S. News and World Report include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and D.C. The top 2.4% of schools earned gold and only 9.7% won silver based on performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Six local …

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Live Music at the Towne Center

There is live music on the Promenade Stage at the Towne Center every Friday and Saturday night! Each weekend offers different musicians and genres. Check out the schedule and find a night to head out and support our local musicians, shops and restaurants!

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Save the Date for State of the Fifth!

Save the Date – June 27, 2015 – will be the State of the Fifth event! Join us on June 27 for live music, a BBQ and to hear about the future of Long Beach and the Fifth District. Make sure to read our next Neighborly News for more details.

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