Long Beach News and Events

Randy Totorp selected as new athletic director at LBCC.

Randy Totorp Named New Athletic Director at LBCC

Randy Totorp selected as new athletic director at LBCC. Randy Totorp, a former Long Beach City College head coach who led the men’s volleyball team to three state championships, has been selected as the College’s new athletic director, LBCC President Eloy Ortiz Oakley announced.
9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson

Councilmember Richardson to Host Houghton Park Master Plan Community Workshop Saturday

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson Councilmember Rex Richardson invites all to participate in a Community Workshop for the Houghton Park Master Plan. This is the second in a series of workshops held for community members and stakeholders to give feedback on the park’s master plan.
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Community Invited to Healthy Active Long Beach Annual Fruit and Veggie Party

The community is invited to access health and nutrition information, sample healthy recipes, tour the Peace Garden, and participate in lots of fun activities during the free 3rd Healthy Active Long Beach Annual Fruit and Veggie Party on Saturday, August 29, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King Jr., Park, 1133 Rhea Street, Long Beach.
Louis Gutierrez Port's new Managing Director of Human Resources and Team Development

Louis Gutierrez Selected New Managing Director of Human Resources at Port

Louis Gutierrez, Port’s new Managing Director of Human Resources and Team Development The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday selected veteran human resources executive Louis Gutierrez as the Port’s Managing Director of Human Resources and Team Development.
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Port’s New Sponsorship Programs Opens For Applications Sept. 1

To better serve the community and promote the world’s greenest port, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted Monday to update the Harbor Department’s sponsorship policy, bringing greater transparency and accessibility to the program.
Chittick Field scoreboard is installed. Photo courtesy of Long Beach Public Works.

Chittick Field Dedicates Scoreboard Saturday

Chittick Field scoreboard is installed. Photo courtesy of Long Beach Public Works. Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember Dee Andrews and the Departments of Parks, Recreation & Marine and Public Works invite the public to a dedication ceremony for the new Chittick Field scoreboard on Saturday, August 29, at 9:00 am.
Christopher Garner will be the new General Manager of the Long Beach Water Department.

Christopher Garner To Take Over As Water Department General Manager

Christopher Garner will be the new General Manager of the Long Beach Water Department. The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners announce Christopher Garner, the City’s Director of Gas and Oil, as the new General Manager of the Long Beach Water Department, effective September 14th.
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Arts Council for Long Beach Call for 2015 Arts Awards Nominations

  The Arts Council for Long Beach is pleased to request nominations for our 2015 Arts Awards. These non-monetary awards are bestowed in recognition of excellence and community contribution. Long Beach community members are invited to submit nominations by completing a nomination form.
James P. Folsom, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Laura Pulido, Karen Quintiliani and Claudia Jurmain

“Planting Perspectives” The second in the Conversations in Place for 2015 Series

L to R (Top Row) – James P. Folsom, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Laura Pulido L to R (Bottom Row) -Karen Quintiliani and Claudia Jurmain “When I think of home I think of the garden,” wrote Frederick Bixby Jr. to his mother Florence at Rancho Los Alamitos in 1928.
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“Shakespeare Aloud” Resumes September 26 in New Venue

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center’s free Arts for Life series “Shakespeare Aloud” will resume inside a new home when it returns for the 2015-16 season on Sept. 26. The University Art Museum will host the popular series inside its newly renovated Permanent Collection Gallery.

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