Long Beach News and Events


Port of Long Beach Hosted 11th Annual Cargo Forecast Event, Draws Large Crowd

Experts from across the goods movement industry spoke Wednesday at the 11th annual “Pulse of the Ports: Peak Season Forecast,” an event hosted by the Port of Long Beach that drew 600 people to the Long Beach Convention Center’s Pacific Ballroom to hear how current trends will affect trade throughout the rest of the year.

Long Beach Water Hosts Fourth Annual Lawn-to-Garden Tour

Long Beach Water is hosting its free Fourth Annual Lawn-to-Garden Tour that will showcase 29 Long Beach homes that have participated in the city’s Lawn-to-Garden program. The turf removal program gives residents $3.50 per square foot, for up to a thousand square feet, to remove their front lawn and replace their landscape with drought tolerant and California-native plants.

Councilman Andrews Invites Residents to Downtown Long Beach Lions Club’s Sight First Health Fair

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews invites residents to the Downtown Long Beach Lions Club’s “Sight First Health Fair,” on Saturday May 2nd, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Park Community Center, 1950 Lemon Ave, Long Beach.
Charles Phoenix will lead an adventurous tour of Los Angeles with Long Beach Opera.

Charles Phoenex and LBO Lead Operatic Adventure Tour of Historic Downtown Los Angeles

Charles Phoenix will lead an adventurous tour of Los Angeles with Long Beach Opera. In anticipation of next month’s opening of Hydrogen Jukebox, on May 3, 2015, Long Beach Opera and “retro king” Charles Phoenix will join forces for an adventure tour of historic downtown Los Angeles, complete with operatic surprises around every corner.
Honorable Judge Kelvin D. Filer

Keesal, Young & Logan Hosts 15th Annua Law Day With Judge Kelvin Filer

Honorable Judge Kelvin D. Filer Judge Kelvin Filer was the Keynote Speaker at the Long Beach Branch NAACP and Keesal, Young & Logan Law Firm’s 15th Annual Law Day, April 30, 2015 at the Law Firm of Keesal, Young & Logan.
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CSULB Awarded $100,000 Grant to Study Homelessness, Food Instability Among Students in the CSU

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Office for a project that will provide a better understanding of college students who experience housing instability and food insecurity across all 23 CSU campuses.

Fuego Invites You to Show Mom Some Love on Mother’s Day

Show mom some love with Fuego’s Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at Hotel Maya on Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., along with live Latin jazz on the seaside patio. Fuego, the modern, Latin infused indoor-outdoor restaurant and lounge, offers a unique seaside setting featuring 13-foot-tall glass walls that fully retract with seating inside and on the patio area.
Braden Phillips, Administration Bureau Chief for the LBPD.

LBPD Admin Bureau Chief Braden Phillips Featured Speaker at LB CPAC Monthly Meeting

Braden Phillips, Administration Bureau Chief for the LBPD. The Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC) will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, May 7, 2015, on the 11th floor of Plymouth West, 240 Chestnut Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802.

Community Pitches in 2000 Hours of Service for Volunteer Day

On the heels of National Volunteer Week and most recently Earth Day, City of Long Beach Councilwoman Stacy Mungo hosted Volunteer Day as a call to action for residents, community members and local businesses to partner together on cleanup, painting and tree planting efforts across the fifth district.

Zoning Change Could Bring More Craft Breweries to Long Beach

The brewery business is bubbling and booming in Long Beach. To further the industry’s thriving potential as a lucrative business and economic driver, the City Council has initiated a zoning change that will make it easier for craft breweries, wineries and distilleries with tasting rooms to open shop throughout the City.

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