Long Beach News and Events
With the resignation of former Trustee Roberto Uranga, the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees voted 3-1 (Trustee Sunny Zia dissenting) during their meeting last night to fill the vacancy with a provisional appointment.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is continuing to address the Downtown homeless issue by implementing an Outreach Specialist to its Safety Guide contract, announced Kraig Kojian, DLBA President and CEO.
Jose Martinez, an employee of Block-By-Block, the contract provider for the Safety Guide program, began serving as the Outreach Specialist on July 16, with his primary role designated to establish relationships with individuals experiencing homelessness.
On July 2, representatives from St. Anthony High School’s Class of 1964 formally presented a check to high school President Gina Maguire to underwrite the renovation of the school’s historic Arbor in the Courtyard.
The red bougainvillea-shrouded Arbor bordering the school on 7th Street and Olive Avenue in Long Beach was built over 60 years ago to provide seating and shade for students.
Peeper on stage at Shoreline Jam
The Queen Mary lights up Labor Day weekend with Shoreline Jam August 30 – 31, followed by the sixth annual Long Beach Funk Fest on September 1. Single day tickets for the two-day Shoreline Jam festival will go on-sale August 1 and single day tickets for Long Beach Funk Fest are currently on-sale now.
Mayor Robert Garcia, 4th District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine and Public Works invite the public to a grand opening ceremony for the Orizaba Park Community Center on Saturday August 2 at 10 am.
Jyl Marden, Interim Assistant City Manager.
City Manager Patrick H. West announced today the appointment of Jyl Marden as Interim Assistant City Manager, effective August 2, 2014.
“Jyl has been an integral part of the City’s Executive Management team for the last 14 years,” says City Manager West.
9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson
The North Long Beach Community Action Group will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the Historic Long Beach Dairy and Creamery. Everyone will have an opportunity to meet the staff of Councilman Rex Richardson at a potluck on behalf of his office.
Onlookers watch as a patient nearly misses dunking Chris Babbitt, M.D., medical director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Miller Children’s, in a 500 gallon water tank to kick-off fundraising for Miller Children’s iWalk…4 Kids.
Reebok Spartan Race provides the premier extreme obstacle course race experience in competitive organized sports.
Reebok Spartan Race is hosting a complimentary workout series entitled Workout of the Day (WOD) across America to help people prep for their respective upcoming Spartan Race events.
1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park, a new monthly event focusing on highlighting local musical talent, theater, and other performance groups to perform at the Historic Bixby Band Shell will have its inaugural event on August 2nd from 5pm to 8pm and will continue through 2015.