Long Beach News and Events
‘Tis the season for merriment, and Restauration is inviting revelers to “Party for a Purpose.”
Restauration, located at 2708 E. 4th St., is encouraging groups to Party for a Purpose this holiday season by giving back to the community — all you have to do take part is enjoy a feast with friends on fresh, farm-to-table fare.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook
Councilman Dee Andrews will host a 6th District Hispanic Town Hall meeting, at 6:00 pm, on Tuesday, December 3rd, at Gamboa Theater, located at MacArthur Park, 1321 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA.
The Board of Directors for the Uptown Property & Communication Association recently accepted the resignation of Executive Director, Sean Duren, who has served the organization for the last year and a half.
“I have had the great privilege to oversee many exciting developments in Uptown and the Uptown business district organization,” said Duren, “and now the board and I agree that a new business district manager would best serve the organization, our stakeholders and the community.”
Presentation of $33,000 donation, left to right: Julie Javer, administrator, Courtyard Care Center, Signal Hill – Bryce Lindsey, administrator, Edgewater Skilled Nursing Center -Matthew Faulkner. executive director, Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation – Spencer Nordfelt, administrator, Broadway by the Sea – Alan Anderson.
The public is invited to join Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember Rex Richardson and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine, Public Works, and Health and Human Services in celebrating the grand opening of the Houghton Park Fitness Zone on Tuesday, November 24 at 9:00 am.
Battleship IOWA will once again open after-hours this holiday season for a special viewing of the Annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade from its historic deck. This event is held on Saturday, December 5, and will include a visit from Santa Claus, holiday crafts for children, carolers and holiday music, hot cocoa, candy canes and much more.
Beginning November 22 at 7:00 am, 6th and 7th Streets will allow two-way traffic in the area between Alamitos and Atlantic Avenues, as the City of Long Beach reaches a milestone in the process to improve a dangerous intersection and build a new park in Downtown Long Beach.
This week, the Long Beach City Council approved an Amended and Restated Queen Mary Master Lease and subsequent assignment to a new Master Lessee, Urban Commons, LLC, for the City-owned Queen Mary and adjacent shore side property.
The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday November 21, 2015, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. in the West Division.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.
The Long Beach Chorale and Chamber Orchestra (LBCCO) will present “Sing a New Song,” a program of works for the holiday season, on Saturday, December 12, and Sunday, December 13, at Grace First Presbyterian Church in Long Beach.