Long Beach News and Events
Richard and Trent Bryson, co-owners of Bryson Financial.
Richard and Trent Bryson, co-owners of Bryson Financial, have been presented with the 2017 City National Bank Entrepreneur of the Year Award and will be honored at a Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on April 27.
By: Imad Shbeeb, M.D., medical director, Colorectal Surgery Program, MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute, Long Beach Memorial
There’s a lot of information available about breast and other common cancers, but you don’t often hear about colorectal cancer (cancer in the colon or rectum).
The public is invited to the unveiling of a new “Historic Pine Avenue” sign that spans Pine Avenue between 4th Street and 5th Street, today, Friday, March 24, at 7:00 pm. The free ceremony will feature the two-story-high sign being illuminated.
Councilmember Jeannine Pearce
Councilmember Jeannine Pearce (Long Beach District 2) wrote to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requesting a national security review of the potential sale of the Hyatt Regency Long Beach and Hyatt Centric the Pike Long Beach hotels to a company controlled by the Chinese state.
In October, the Arts Council for Long Beach launched the Cambodia Town Mural Project, an initiative that will install eight public art murals along Anaheim Street between Long Beach Blvd. and Junipero Ave. This project is in partnership with Cambodia Town Inc., United Cambodian Community (UCC), Homeland Cultural Center (HCC), the offices of councilmembers Daryl Supernaw (4th District), Dee Andrews (6th District) and Midtown Business Improvement District.
Long Beach Airport (LGB) recently won two prestigious awards for its concessions program. LGB was named Best Airport for Dining in the United States in a USA Today/10Best.com Readers’ Choice poll. This is the second year in a row that Long Beach Airport has won the title.
The public is invited to participate in a town hall meeting hosted by the City of Long Beach’s Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD). Part of CACoD’s mission is to assemble and disseminate information on issues affecting people with disabilities, including transportation.
On April 8, the Long Beach Playhouse presents Treasure Island, the beloved classic by Robert Louis Stevenson. For many of us, most of what we know about pirates, buried treasure and adventure came from Stevenson’s novel.
Tsunami Preparedness Week is March 27 to 31, and the City of Long Beach, in conjunction with the Southern California Earthquake Center at the University of Southern California, will participate in a variety of activities to inform residents of actions they can take to prepare for and respond to a tsunami.
On Monday, March 20, 2017, Long Beach Police announced that an arrest has been made in connection with a cold case murder investigation. On March 16, 2017, Homicide detectives arrested 73-year-old Jerry Lee Hires at his Long Beach residence.