Long Beach News and Events
Five years ago local music news outlet Long Beach Independent noticed that there were many promoters, bookers, and venues holding “charity shows” that benefited various local organizations around the holidays.
Once again, volunteers from Historic Neighborhood Associations, Community Groups and Long Beach Heritage will be lovingly decorating the historic house inside and out. The holiday theme this year is “Jingle Bells and Sleigh Rides of the Past”.
For the third time in three weeks, state Sen. Ted W. Lieu of Torrance has been given a top score by a statewide California watchdog group for his votes on key legislation during the recently completed 2013 session of the Legislature.
The Long Beach City Council voted 8-0 Tuesday evening to confirm Mayor Bob Foster’s appointment of the City’s former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Lori Ann Farrell to the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which oversees the Port of Long Beach and the staff of the City’s Harbor Department.
In collaboration with a number of local organizations, “Party on Pine” will combine for a trio of parties on Saturday Dec 7, that move festivities from Drake Park to North Pine to South Pine throughout the day (and night) across downtown Long Beach with real snow, music, food and drink, and lots of fun.
The Committee of 300 will hold its annual Charity Fundraising /Christmas Holiday Party on Monday, December 16, 2013, at Gladstone’s Restaurant, 330 South Pine Ave. in downtown Long Beach from 6:00pm until 9:00pm This event is not only a chance for our volunteers & supporters to get together for a celebratory evening, but an opportunity to support our Long Beach Charity for the year.
Vice Mayor Robert Garcia has been selected to receive the Defender of the Coast Award from the Long Beach Chapter Surfrider Foundation.
The nomination period for the April 8, 2014, Primary Nominating Election opens Monday, December 16, 2013, and closes at 5:00 p.m., on Friday, January 10, 2014.
Members of the public seeking nomination for office of Mayor, City Attorney, City Prosecutor, City Auditor, Council District seats 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9, may pick up nomination papers from the City Clerk department beginning Monday, December 16, 2013, during City Hall business hours of 7:30 a.m.
Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin invites the community to join him for the Second Sundays in Virginia Village Holiday Celebration.
Second Sundays in the Village, kicked off in June, is a free monthly community event organized in partnership between Councilmember Al Austin and the Virginia Village Business Association.
One night a year spirits dead n’ gone rise up to walk the earth trying to find their way home. These wandering spirits are lost in limbo as penance for something they’ve left undone in life, unless they can find a sympathetic ear to life the burden.