Long Beach News and Events


Go Back in Time to Long Beachland with Charles Phoenix

Celebrate our epic City by the Sea and experience a whole new side of Long Beach as Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix sweeps you away on a time travel adventure extravaganza through Long Beach’s past and present!  With his gracious sense of humor, unbridled enthusiasm, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles will reveal his guide to underrated, undiscovered and overlooked local landmarks through the very best of his found vintage slides of Long Beach.

Numerous Riders Cited During Motorcycle Safety Operation

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, the Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a Motorcycle Safety Operation. During the five-hour operation, motor officers patrolled throughout the city looking for unsafe driving by motorcyclists as well as drivers who were operating vehicles unsafely around motorcycle riders.

Guide the Future of Long Beach; Give Your Input on the Next General Plan

The City of Long Beach is in the process of updating its General Plan, and the public is invited to attend two important events and provide input on the City’s progressive vision for future land use and urban design.

Leadership Long Beach Hosts IDEA FEST LONG BEACH

On Saturday, May 30, 2015, Leadership Long Beach will present the second annual IDEA FEST LONG BEACH (IF LB). The festival is a free all-ages event with a focus on education and arts. IF LB will be held at Orizaba Park (1435 Orizaba Avenue) and surrounding businesses from 10:00 a.m.

Councilmember Dee Andrews Announces Write-in Bid For Third Term

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook Long Beach City Councilmember Dee Andrews announced Friday that he will seek another term as a write-in candidate in next April’s Municipal Primary Election.
Indonesian Sea Nettle ~ Photo courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific

New Jellies Exhibit Now Open at Aquarium of the Pacific

Indonesian Sea Nettle ~ Photo courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific They have no heart, brain, or lungs and have existed on our planet since before the time of the dinosaurs. The Aquarium of the Pacific invites you to delve into the mysterious world of sea jellies through the new Jellies exhibits.

Community Invited to Share Thoughts at Mental Health Forum Tonight

The community is invited to share their thoughts and help shape a new mental health initiative designed to provide collaborative, whole-person care in Long Beach. The “Health Neighborhood Initiative” forum is scheduled for today, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at American Gold Star Manor, 3021 N Gold Star Dr., and is sponsored by the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health America, Long Beach Building Healthy Communities, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, and the California Endowment.
veteran forum

Memorial Day

Remembering the men and women who lost their lives while serving our country. To all of our service members and veterans, we thank you for your service.

Rancho Los Cerritos To Host Free Concert Featuring the Band of the California Battalion

To commemorate the Rancho’s transfer from the Bixby family to the City of Long Beach in 1955, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is presenting Back To The 50’s, a celebration of American Rock n’ Roll, Jazz, and Country Music.

“Beach Streets” Gets Residents Rolling, Walking, Moving Uptown

Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.

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