Long Beach News and Events
The Long Beach Public Library and the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library welcome acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and best-selling author Sonia Nazario as the featured speaker of the Friends’ Blanche Collins Forum.
Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site’s gardens and grounds include plants from the 1840s, 1880s and 1930s, as well as recently planted California natives that surround the new visitor center. Share the history and beauty of this historic landscape with visitors as a Garden Docent (tour guide) at Rancho Los Cerritos!
On Saturday March 15, 2014, beginning at 8:00 a.m. the Long Beach Fire Department will hold an open test for anyone interested in becoming a Seasonal Lifeguard. Tryouts will be held at the Long Beach Lifeguard Beach Operations located at 2100 East Ocean Blvd (enter off Junipero Ave.
On March 1, 2009, a fight broke out in front of a flower shop in the 2000 block of Del Amo Boulevard resulting in the shooting and murder of Austin Seng and Chamreun Kong of Long Beach.
Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, March 15, 2014 for a Walking Tour of Downtown Long Beach. Long Beach was recently voted the best walkable, large city in Southern California by Walk Score, a company that rates neighborhood throughout the United States.
Sixty-nine teams from 19 different schools and organizations in and around Long Beach will compete in the Fifth annual Solar Grand Prix hosted by Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske. More than 400 students, coaches and volunteers will participate on race day.
This City has released the second status report regarding preparations for the April 8, 2014 Primary Nominating Election (PNE). This update is part of the City Clerk Department’s commitment to conduct open and transparent elections for the citizens of Long Beach and to keep you informed of our efforts as Election Day nears.
Leadership Long Beach will host an evening forum of the candidates seeking citywide offices on Friday, March 28 at the CSU Chancellor Office in the Dumke Auditorium. With commitments from all candidates for the offices of City Attorney, City Prosecutor, City Auditor and Mayor, this is the only citywide candidate forum for the 2014 elections.
The Sr. Mary Sabina Sullivan Women’s Health Center and the Vincent Esposito Imaging Center at St. Mary Medical Center has been awarded accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The 13th-annual National Elementary School Spelling Bee is at 2 p.m., and the 9th-annual National Adult Spelling Bee is at 4:30 p.m. this Sun., Mar. 9 in the concert hall at Bay Shore Church, 5100 E. The Toledo, Long Beach, 90803.