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June 2007: Further: Three Women Who Were Ambushed, Struck And (Two) Forcibly Robbed Friday Night On Seaside Way East of Pine In Convention Center Area Were From OC, Visiting Downtown LB

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Exclusive: Eight Young Women Enjoying Friday Nite Walk Are Traumatized As Three Of Them Are Ambushed, Struck & Injured In Violent Strong-Arm Robbery South of Ocean Blvd., East Of Pike in Convention Center Area

June 2007: First in a Series: Expert Painstakingly Reverse-Engineers Plans For Legendary LB Cyclone Racer Roller-Coaster, Says "World's Greatest Ride" Could Be Rebuilt On Pier Linking Pike & Bay

June 2007: June 9 Tour des Artistes Brings Multi-Venue Hands-On Arts Events Linking East Village To Shore, Saturday Noon-10 p.m.

May 2007: Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal Seeks Taxpayer-Paid Feasibility Study For East-West Streetcar Service Linking Downtown And "Vital Points of Interest"

April 2007: In Depth: Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal Advocates Reducing Downtown Parking Space Req'ts For New Developments, Urges City "Investment" In Downtown Public Transit

April 2007: Council Approves Twin Tower 22-Story 6th/Pine Lofts Development, Invites Further Density & Development Downtown

March 2007: Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal Announces "Roadmap" to Unveiling 766 Overnight 2nd Dist. Parking Spaces With More Promised

April 2007: Transient Resists, Stabs Two Alleged Robbers, Promenade @ 1st St.

March 2007: East Village Arts Park Celebrated At Re-Opening

March 2007: Coastal Comm'n & City Hall Staff To Confer Re Scheduled July 19-22 Pro Beach Volleyball

March 2007: AVP Crocs Pro Beach Volleyball Adding LB To 2007 Tour, July 19-22

Feb. 2007: Blazing Bike Saddles: Amgen Tour of CA Has High Velocity Finish In LB

Feb. 2007: Saturday Pine Ave. "Party With A Purpose" + East Village "Art In Motion Festival" -- With Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal In Tricycle Relay! -- Leading Up To Sunday Amgen Bike Tour Finish In Downtown LB

Feb. 2007: City Hall Permit Indicates LB Convention & Visitors Bureau Is Paying For Police, City Services @ Amgen Bike Tour/Lifestyle Festival; We Post Salient Permit Terms

Feb. 2007: Another Reported Shooting Rocks "East Village" Area

Feb. 2007: Major Bicycle Race Finale Coming To LB Feb. 24-25; Downtown Businesses Plan Two-Day Olympic-Style Festival Events To Draw Crowds, Benefit Local Charities

Nov. 2006: On a 5-2 vote (Yes: B. Lowenthal, S. Lowenthal, O'Donnell, Richardson, Reyes Uranga; No: Lerch, DeLong; Absent: Schipske, Gabelich), the LB City Council voted on Tuesday night to approve a "Labor Peace" ordinance applicable to certain LB hotels. A second Council vote is required. A court challenge and/or an attempt to override the ordinance with a petition-signature triggered referendum may be forthcoming.

Aug. 2006: DLBA Board Votes To Support Senator Lowenthal's Container Fee Bill (SB 760) For Port Security, Container-Related Rail Projects, Air Pollution Mitigation

July 2006: Smooth Move: After Meeting With UK PM Blair @ PoLB, Gov. Schwarzenegger Comes To Smooths On Downtown Pine Avenue, Uses Rooftop Terrace To Conduct Media Interviews, Is Welcomed By John Morris

July 2006: Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal Agendizes Three-Item Package To Deal With 2nd District Parking Shortage

July 2006: Councilmember Suja Lowenthal & Vice Mayor/Councilmember Bonnie Lowenthal Jointly Propose Banning "Cruising" On Pine Ave. b/w Ocean Blvd.-7th St.

July 2006: Fast Work By LBPD Nabs Fifth Suspect -- Alleged Shooter -- In Pine Ave. Fatal Shooting; He's A LB Resident...Apprehended By Feds At Mexican Border

July 2006: Teen Fatally Shot In Downtown LB

May 2006: Yes, It Happened: More On Outrage In Broad Daylight On LB Streets

May 2006: Outrage In Broad Daylight On LB Streets: Victim Carjacked Area Bixby Park; Forced To Drive To Multiple ATM Machines, Money Taken; Forced To Drive Home (Downtown), Items Stolen; Gunman Then Walks Off Into Downtown LB

March 2006: In Depth/Perspective: Economics + LB Activism = Redevelopment Agency Buying Site With Historic LB Mosaic For Open-Space Promenade Display

Nov. 2005: Council Approves In Principle One-Yr Pilot "Downtown Dining & Entertainment District" With Add'l Police; Ordinance Will Return To Council In About A Month For Final Vote

Oct. 2005: City Mgt. Asks Council To Approve One-Yr Pilot "Downtown Dining & Entertainment District" w/ Standardized Hours & Tiered Conditions; Public Cost For Add'l Police Est. $543,000-$905,000/Yr., Proposed To Be Covered By...

May 2005: "Save LB City Skyline" Pursues Advocacy, Launches Website

April 2005: Fiscal Red Tide: Major Elements Of LB's Downtown Beach/Waterfront Area Are Losing Millions And Have For Years, City Mgt. Memo Tells Mayor & Council

March 2005: City Mgt. Retains Chris Pook As Consultant For Advice On Expanding LB Sea Festival; City Mgt. Memo Suggests Possibility Of Including Series Of Larger Summertime Events

Nov. 2004: Meetings Scheduled Re Revitalization of Downtown's Lincoln Park (Civic Center Plaza)

Aug. 2004: 22-Story Luxury Condo Tower Planned for SE Corner Ocean Blvd. @ Pine Ave.

Jan. 2004: John "Mum's" Morris Settles Lawsuit Against City Hall, Will Stay Downtown -- And Plans Second Location in Belmont Shore

Oct. 2003: Police Pinch Pine Ave. Peeper

Oct. 2003: PT May Exit 6th/Pine HQ For Different LB Site

Aug. 2003: Friday Night Fistfights On Pine Ave (vicinity b/w 3d & B'way) Aug. 15; Cops Present For Abt. Five Hrs., Restore Calm, No Arrests

July 2003: Pine Ave. Pioneer John Morris Is Selling Mum's Restaurant, Will Exit LB Biz For Now & Pursue Opportunities in Northern OC; Buyer Is Jerry Westlund

Dec. 2002: East Village Neighborhoods Get Something Special: Hand Painted Artwork On Utility Boxes

Nov. 2002: CityPlace Opening Ceremony Held in Downtown LB

August, 2002: Downtown LB "CityPlace" Opens With Nordstrom Rack & Ross Dress For Less; Read Developer's List of Other Coming Tenants

August, 2002:Downtown Parking Change Effective Mon. Aug. 12: South CityPlace Garage (3d/Pine) No Longer Available Free, Is Being Converted To Validated Parking For CityPlace & Downtown Biz Participating In Pine Square Validation Pgm.

Jan. 2002: Cirque du Soleil Coming To LB

Mar. 2001: Nordstrom Rack & Ross Dress For Less Coming to LB "CityPlace" (former LB Plaza)

Dec. 2000: Verbatim Text of DDR Release re Start of Construction at LB "CityPlace" (Replacement for LB Plaza)

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