Long Beach News and Events
Long Beach Camerata Singers turns 50 this year, and there’s a lot to celebrate: a cadre of new singers, the premiere of a new work commissioned for this milestone and an artistic partnership with the Long Beach Symphony, to name but a few of its recent accomplishments over the past half-decade.
Earthquake, Fire, Flood! You have hearing loss? What to do? Sandy Wedgeworth, from, the City of Long Beach Public Health Emergency Management will explain new developments to help people with hearing loss during an Emergency at the Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter meeting on August 13th at 6:30 p.m., Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712.
The Democratic Women’s Study Club of Long Beach will be hosting their 83rd Annual Great American Picnic on Saturday, August 8 at noon at Wardlow Park. Each year, this event attracts a large number of elected officials and guests from Long Beach and surrounding cities.
On Saturday, August 1, 2015, at approximately 7:11 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to the eastbound lanes of the Gerald Desmond Bridge at its crest, regarding a three vehicle traffic collision involving a wrong way driver, which resulted in a traffic fatality.
During its peak of popularity the Art Deco mode expressed luxury, glamor, and a profound social faith in technological progress; attributes shared with the Queen Mary and its breakthrough engineering and artistic design.
Former Long Beach Police Chief Jerome E. Lance
The Long Beach Police Department is saddened to announce the passing of former Long Beach Police Chief Jerome E. Lance on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the age of 72 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Earlier today at 4:45 PM, an underground SCE vault fire occurred in downtown Long Beach, resulting in a power outage which initially impacted an area roughly bounded by Spring Avenue to Shoreline Drive and from Santa Fe Avenue to Alamitos Avenue.
The first Mayor’s Green Port Award went to Long Beach Container Terminal at the annual Environmental Achievement Awards.
Shipping lines, environmental organizations, trucking companies, terminal operators and a railroad were honored today, July 29, by Long Beach Mayor Dr.
MacArthur Park is located at 1321 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach.
Located in the heart of Cambodia Town, MacArthur Park is one of the many highly utilized parks in the 6th District of Long Beach. The park, which is also home to the Homeland Cultural Center which is a venue for many artistic and cultural programs, is slated for a list of improvements scheduled to begin soon.
The public is invited to attend a Safety Fair and a Safe Passage workshop to share ideas and engage in new ways to achieve street safety and create a healthier, safer community along the Santa Fe Avenue corridor. The free event will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Admiral Kidd Park, 2125 Santa Fe Ave.