Long Beach News and Events


City Health Officer Reports Whooping Cough Increasing in Long Beach

Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is on the rise in Long Beach and City health officials are encouraging residents to immunize themselves and their families against this preventable disease.


Spotlight on Children’s Day USA

EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Jim J Oberst, Founder / secretary of Children’s Day USA, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.

Former Miss Nicaragua International, Indira Rojas Calderon.

Indira Rojas Calderon joins the 2014 Long Beach Pride Parade

Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride is proud to announce the former Miss Nicaragua International, Indira Rojas Calderon, will be participating in the 2014 Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade on May 18, 2014.


Mayor Foster and Others Host Grand Opening Event for Chittick Field Sports Complex

Mayor Bob Foster, Sixth District City Councilmember Dee Andrews and the Departments of Parks, Recreation & Marine and Public Works invite the public to a grand opening event for the Chittick Field sports complex, on Wednesday, April 23 at 11:00 am.

Long Beach Airport Director Mario Rodriguez

Airport Director Mario Rodriguez Leaving Long Beach to Lead Indianapolis Airport Authority

Long Beach Airport Director Mario Rodriguez announced today his resignation from the City of Long Beach to accept a position as Executive Director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority.  Mr. Rodriguez was named Long Beach Airport Director in February 2009 and had earlier served for 20 years in both the public and private sectors, including Deputy Director at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, and in positions at the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach International Airports.


Master Gardeners Host Succulent Planting Workshop April 26

Do you want to decorate your home or patio with beautiful, drought resistant plants that even your urinating cat can’t kill? Then come to the succulent workshop!

CSULB Graduate Student Stephen Salts selected for a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to the United Kingdom.

CSULB Student Stephen Salts Selected for a 2014-15 Fulbright Award

Stephen Salts, a graduate student in the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), has been selected for a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to the United Kingdom, where he will study music while earning a second master’s degree at Royal Holloway, University of London.


Man Convicted of Human Sex Trafficking

A defendant recently charged with multiple charges relating to human sex trafficking has been convicted and is now facing multiple years in prison.


Summer Day Camps Will Get Kids “Movin’ and Groovin’

From music and art to sports and games to swimming and sailing, youth can move and groove all summer long in Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine day camps. While campers are having a blast at their local park or beach, parents can relax knowing that their childcare needs are met.


Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center in Partnership with CSULB Opens Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center

The new Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center opens on the campus of Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center today, Friday (April 18), with a focus on providing comprehensive mental health services for survivors of trauma and victims of crime.

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