Long Beach News and Events


Rancho Los Cerritos Seeking Volunteers

The rancho will host several events for prospective volunteers this fall. Volunteer Open Houses — 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7; 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Learn about volunteer opportunities at the historic home and grounds, including greeting visitors, giving tours, or helping behind the scenes.
Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

2015 Pollution Study Released by Port of Long Beach

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Pollution around the Port of Long Beach has been dramatically cut over the last decade, however, according to the latest study, lingering effects from ships at anchor in early 2015 impacted air quality last year.

CSULB Receives 2016 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award

On Tuesday, August 23, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) was announced as a winner of the 2016 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award and recognized as one of the healthiest college campuses in the nation. The prestigious award celebrates U.S.

Power 4 Youth Mentoring Program to Host Information Meeting

Power 4 Youth, an academic mentoring program for middle school students will be holding a no-obligation information meeting for prospective volunteers on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 370 Junipero Long Beach, one of the five community sites Power 4 Youth operates.

All Female Cast Takes On The Importance of Being Earnest at The Playhouse

Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by ‘Phie Mura in the Studio. 
Maestro Eckart Preu

Maestro Eckart Preu Selected New Music Director at Long Beach Symphony

Maestro Eckart Preu The Long Beach Symphony Association Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the hiring of Maestro Eckart Preu (rhymes with joy!), the 8th Music Director in our 82-year history.

Community Invited to Provide Input on Sustainable City Action Plan Priorities

The community is invited to provide input on Sustainable City Action Plan (SCAP) priorities for the coming year, during the Sustainable City Commission meeting on Thursday, August 25, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Long Beach City Council Chamber, 333 W.

Long Beach Camerata Singers Announce 2016-17 Concert Season

The Long Beach Camerata Singers, a 90-voice professional choir, proudly announces its 10-concert season for 2016-17 beginning October 2, 2016 and culminating on June 3, 2017. Among the 10 performances – 4 of which are free of charge – is a new holiday concert for families.

Leadership Long Beach Hosts Annual Community Welcome Reception

Leadership Long Beach (LLB) will introduce its 28th Institute class (adult principled leadership training program) during its annual Community Welcome Reception on Monday, August 29 from 5:30-7:00p.m. at Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 Bixby Hill Road, near CSULB at Atherton and Palo Verde.
Kathryn McDermott

Kathryn McDermott Named Interim Director of Economic and Property Development

Kathryn McDermott City Manager Patrick H. West today named Kathryn McDermott, a highly qualified executive with more than 30 years of experience in business development and real estate, as Interim Director of Economic and Property Development.

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