Long Beach News and Events
The CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players is proud to present The Colored Museum, written by George C. Wolfe, music by Kysia Bostic, and directed by Trevor Biship. Playing October 17th through November 1st, The Colored Museum, in a series of vignettes, explores stereotypes through African American stories and history.
On September 28, 2014, Four Clowns will be conducting a beginner’s clowning workshop at one of the four Arts Council for Long Beach’s (ACLB) upcoming A LOT Initiative events. Four Clowns company members will be facilitating the workshop with undergraduate student cast members from the upcoming production of Ubu the Sh*t that the company is co-producing this fall with the Theatre Arts Department at CSU Long Beach.
Keynote speaker Phil Cooke with former Long Beach Mayor Beverly O’Neill
Business, nonprofit, educational, church, government and community leaders gathered at the Renaissance Thursday to celebrate community and to pray for those serving and working in Long Beach.
Saturday, the Long Beach Police Department was notified a person involved in a collision with a Los Angeles Metro Blue Line train last Friday has died. Robert Lee Mills, an 89-year-old resident of Signal Hill, had sufferd major injuries from the collision and was pronounced deceased early this morning.
Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook
Mayor Robert Garcia will receive the Vanguard Leadership Award from Equality California this Saturday, September 20, at the Los Angeles Equality Awards. The event, held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, honors leaders in the movement to ensure full and lasting equality for all LGBT people.
The public is invited to WalkForth, an interactive event that will exhibit proposed improvement concepts that could be incorporated at Metro stations around the City. The demonstration will include mid-block crossings, curb extensions, landscaped medians, green alleys and more for community input on Friday, September 19, at 11:00 am, on Fourth Street between Long Beach Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue.
The City’s first mini-park, Miracle on 4th Street Park, located at 1518 E. 4th St, is getting a much-needed renovation.
“These improvements at Miracle on 4th Street Park will benefit children, families and the entire community,” Mayor Robert Garcia said.
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm there will be the 2nd Annual Free Concert in Signal Hill Park on the Corner of Cherry Ave and Hill St, 90755. The concert is planned to honor Signal Hill and Long Beach Veterans and their families.
Imagine being trapped in your own home, unable to visit family and friends, pick up groceries or a prescription, even walk to the corner mailbox. For many of Long Beach’s older adults, this dismal picture is an everyday reality.
John Allen has served on the Long Beach Water board for 7 years. He is running for the Division 3 seat on the WRD.
Bob Foster, who just completed eight years running California’s sixth largest city, is endorsing former gang prosecutor and local water commissioner John Allen for election to the Division 3 seat on the board that oversees the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD).