Long Beach News and Events
CSULB University Players kicks off its spring semester with the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play Rent, written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Joanne Gordon. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Broadway premiere, Rent opens March 3rd and runs through March 19th.
Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach
The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will present The 3rd Annual “State of Trade and Transportation” Luncheon with Congresswoman Janice Hahn, U.S. Representative 44th District, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach on Friday, February 19 at 11:30 a.m.
On Tuesday, February 9, the Long Beach City Council approved naming the new North Neighborhood Library as the “Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library.” The motion was approved by a majority vote of 6 to 0.
Councilmember Rex Richardson spearheaded the movement to name the library after the First Lady.
The Arts Council for Long Beach is pleased to announce the appointment of Griselda Suárez as its new executive director. The Arts Council board of directors is confident Suárez will be an excellent leader for the organization and strong advocate for Long Beach arts.
The City of Long Beach has received 15 heavy-duty mobile generators to be used in the event of a power failure or other emergency. The generators were purchased with Homeland Security Grant funds through the Los Angeles/Long Beach Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), and are being stored in strategic locations throughout the City.
Monday, February 8, 2016, multiple felony charges were filed against 29-year-old Long Beach resident James Edward Harris for his involvement in multiple commercial robberies.
Kristin Mascotti, M.D.
One of the nation’s highly respected physician leaders and innovators in clinical quality and best practice, evidence-based medicine has joined Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach as the Quality Medical Officer.
Long Beach Fresh announces “Food Party in a Box,” its new program bringing free cooking demos and food-related workshops to the Long Beach community.
The Long Beach City Council has approved two items that will preserve 148 units of affordable senior housing for 55 years, and also provide new opportunities for quality, affordable housing for lower-income families.
Photo credit John Wan
The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach announces Ocean’s Orchestra, a new project that will engage regional middle and high school students in pairing the performing arts and science to interpret nature.