Community Hospital doesn’t have to close, potential new operator says

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MemorialCare has every intention to shutter the hospital by July 3, its CEO said, despite the city’s request to transition to the new operator while keeping the doors open.
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Long Beach City Council to Consider Approving New Operator for Community Hospital

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The Long Beach City Council will be considering a new operator for Community Hospital during next Tuesday’s council meeting, just weeks before its scheduled closure following the discovery of an active fault line on the property late last year.
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24-Hour Shutdown Scheduled for EBT Card System Statewide

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A change in vendor operations will render the state’s Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) System inoperable for EBT cardholders wanting to make cash withdrawals or food purchases next weekend, according to the California Department of Social Services (DPSS).
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Long Beach Police Seek Public’s Help in Possible Kidnapping of Girl Friday Morning

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Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help in connection to the possible kidnapping of a teenage girl in the city’s northside early Friday morning.
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Long Beach Community to Protest Separation of Immigrant Families As Part of Nationwide Movement

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About 100 community members, clergy and local leaders are expected to gather in downtown Long Beach this evening to protest the Trump Administration’s practice of separating families who are seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border.
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Police Warn of Recent Spike in Catalytic Converter Thefts in Parts of Long Beach

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An increase in thefts of a specific car part in the city’s East Division has prompted authorities to alert residents to be on the lookout for individuals crawling underneath vehicles, or other suspicious activity.
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Lack of Rain Improves Southern California Beaches, New Heal the Bay Report Says

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Drought-like conditions over the last year have greatly improved water quality at Southern California beaches including in Long Beach, according to Health the Bay’s latest annual survey released last week.
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Woman Falls Asleep Behind the Wheel, Crashes into Parked Car Killing Sleeping Man Inside

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A 19-year-old Long Beach woman allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel in the city’s Wrigley neighborhood early Sunday morning, crashing her vehicle into a parked car and killing a man sleeping inside, authorities said today.
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Where in Long Beach to Find Help for Depression, Mental Health Issues

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While May was Mental Health Month, the tragic and shocking suicides of designer Kate Spade and author and television personality Anthony Bourdain this week—and a new report this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing an...
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Turkish, Vietnamese, Mexican and Canadian Cuisine to Land at LBX Development this Year

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More tenants were announced today by the East Long Beach development Long Beach Exchange (LBX), joining a diverse list of retailers already open for business.
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