Bless the animals + terrible and tragic + vaccines for city workers
Have a nice Saturday folks from Long Beach! Everything is going on in the city today.
Bring your dogs, cats, birds, llamas and pigs for one interfaith blessing! Also the Mayor weighed the Millikan shootout. In the end, City workers have to get shots.
First the weather today:
Mostly sunny. High: 88 Low: 62.
Here are the top stories in Long Beach today:
- the 2021 blessing of the animals is on! Scheduled for this Sunday, October 3rd, at 5:45 p.m., you can bring your pets 1 Granada Avenue. There will be five faith leaders on site, making this event a “One of the world’s greatest interfaith blessings for pets. “When your pet crosses the Rainbow Bridge, bring a collar or photo to let a blessing speak. The inimitable Justin Rudd is the founder of the event. (Haute dogs)
- Mayor Robert Garcia has commented on this Millikan shooting. He notes that “the city is heartbroken over the terrible and tragic shootings”. He also noted that the city with the LA County DA to investigate. (@ LongBeachMayor)
- Distraught at the slowness City employees to get yours Covid-19 vaccinations, compared to the public, the officials increase the stakes. These employees are allowed to no longer receive weekly COVID tests as replacements for vaccinations. In addition, employees can no more self-test but have to prove vaccinations. A deadline is in the works. (LB-Post)
- the Long Beach Public Library brings the In-N-Out cover-to-cover club return! “From October 2 to November 13, kids ages 4 to 12 can read five books to earn a certificate for a free cheeseburger, hamburger, or grilled cheese from In-N-Out.” Go to an LB library to sign up. (@LBCityLibrary)
- If you’ve always wanted to run half marathon, next weekend is your chance! It’s time for them again LB marathon which usually attracts more than 10,000 participants and many cheering spectators. The race weekend features the Aquarium of the Pacific 5K, a 13.1-mile half marathon, and a 20-mile bike ride fun ride. (Studio LBP)
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Today in Long Beach:
- Women’s march for reproductive freedom (10:00 a.m.)
- SteelCraft’s annual Oktoberfest celebration! (12.00)
- Long Beach Open Studio Tour (12:00 PM)
Long Beach Patch Notebook
- Long Beach City: Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine is opening the new multi-purpose sports ground El Dorado Park West with a grand opening ceremony! Be there on Saturday October 2nd at 10 a.m. (Facebook)
- Long Beach Airport: Happy October Travelers! When passing Long Beach Airport, arrive 90 minutes before departure, wear a mask indoors, and enjoy the fresh air in our outdoor lounge. (Instagram)
- Long Beach City Employee: Would you like to get married at Long Beach City Hall? Call the office at (562)570-6101 to arrange your civil wedding! (Facebook)
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– Sylvia Cochran
About me: Sylvia Cochran works in sunny Southern California and has been a full-time freelance writer since 2005. Your SEO-optimized internet copy includes social media marketing projects and business translations from German into English. She loves dogs, cats, books, plays fishdom (do not judge), embraces social justice, and tries to live Micah 6: 8.
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