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Top Long Beach news: City cancels summer fests; skaters at City Hall protest police violence; more

Top Long Beach news: City cancels summer fests; skaters at City Hall protest police violence; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 16, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Long Beach.

Songwriting 5th grader from Long Beach wins national PTA honor

Samuel Paxton, a fifth grader at Patrick Henry K-8 school, has received an honorable mention in the National PTA Reflections contest for a song he wrote and performed himself.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.

Long Beach announces no new coronavirus-related deaths, no summer festivals

Long Beach’s annual summer concert series and outdoor festivals will not happen in 2020 because of the coronavirus, Mayor Robert Garcia said on Monday, June 15.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.

Skaters protest police violence in Long Beach, bust out tricks at City Hall

About 200 skateboarders, cyclists and roller skaters gathered in front of City Hall Monday afternoon, June 15, for a Peace 4 Push skate protest through Long Beach.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.

Long Beach considers street closures to serve more diners outdoors

The city of Long Beach is considering a plan to block traffic during business hours on dozens of streets to create more public space for outdoor dining.

Read the full story on KTLA 5 Morning News.


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