Long Beach News and Events
In collaboration with a number of local organizations, “Party on Pine” will combine for a trio of parties on Saturday Dec 7, that move festivities from Drake Park to North Pine to South Pine throughout the day (and night) across downtown Long Beach with real snow, music, food and drink, and lots of fun.
The Committee of 300 will hold its annual Charity Fundraising /Christmas Holiday Party on Monday, December 16, 2013, at Gladstone’s Restaurant, 330 South Pine Ave. in downtown Long Beach from 6:00pm until 9:00pm This event is not only a chance for our volunteers & supporters to get together for a celebratory evening, but an opportunity to support our Long Beach Charity for the year.
Vice Mayor Robert Garcia has been selected to receive the Defender of the Coast Award from the Long Beach Chapter Surfrider Foundation.
The nomination period for the April 8, 2014, Primary Nominating Election opens Monday, December 16, 2013, and closes at 5:00 p.m., on Friday, January 10, 2014.
Members of the public seeking nomination for office of Mayor, City Attorney, City Prosecutor, City Auditor, Council District seats 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9, may pick up nomination papers from the City Clerk department beginning Monday, December 16, 2013, during City Hall business hours of 7:30 a.m.
Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin invites the community to join him for the Second Sundays in Virginia Village Holiday Celebration.
Second Sundays in the Village, kicked off in June, is a free monthly community event organized in partnership between Councilmember Al Austin and the Virginia Village Business Association.
One night a year spirits dead n’ gone rise up to walk the earth trying to find their way home. These wandering spirits are lost in limbo as penance for something they’ve left undone in life, unless they can find a sympathetic ear to life the burden.
The 31st Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade comes to town Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This year’s parade is on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, so the theme, Christmas by the Sea, will support the troops, honor America’s veterans and remember Pearl Harbor.
The Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone to report suspicious activity immediately by calling police dispatch at 9-1-1 or (562) 435-6711, and to practice the following safety tips:
The Long Beach Police Department has been awarded a new traffic safety grant for an anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on Long Beach roadways. Enforcement measures to combat impaired driving are coming as a result of a recent $120,682.00 grant awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety to Long Beach.
Trinidaian Liam Teague To Perform with CSULB Steel Drum Orchestra at Caribbean Holiday Celebration Concert
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB has continued to build a reputation for exceptional performances and on Friday, December 6, 2013, the CSULB Steel Drum Orchestra, directed by Dr. Dave Gerhart, will perform their annual Caribbean Holiday Celebration Concert in the Carpenter Performing Arts Center.