Long Beach News and Events


Camerata Singers Salute America With a History of Folk Music

Mendellsohn’s Songs Without Words notwithstanding, songs were meant to be sung, and on Sunday, October 12 at 4:30 p.m., Long Beach Camerata Singers will present a stirring tribute to our nation’s singing heritage featuring beautiful new arrangements of familiar folk songs, American standards, spirituals, and a patriotic salute to the armed forces.

The Royal Ballet of Cambodia Returns to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center

For the first time in many years, the Royal Ballet of Cambodia returns to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSULB with a program entitled “The Stars of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia.” The October 18, 8 p.m. performance will feature an intimate ensemble of the best dancers and musicians in the centuries-old tradition of Khmer Classical Dance.

LBFD to Host “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo

Long Beach Fire Department CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and other city departments and disaster response agencies will host the first-ever “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo on October 4, 2014, to help residents prepare for incidents such as earthquakes, fires, floods, and act of terrorism.

Detectives Seek Suspect(s) In Murder of West Covina Man

On Sunday, September 28, 2014, at approximately 1:25 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to a shots fired call in the area of 11th Street and Walnut Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult. The preliminary investigation determined that the victim, identified as 26-year-old Guillermo Iturralde of West Covina, was walking down the street when someone in a nearby vehicle fired at him, and then fled the scene.

Free Health Screenings Available at St. Mary Medical Center’s Diabetes Walkathon

Lace up your shoes, bring your friends, and join us for the third annual Diabetes Walkathon Health & Information Fair on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Cabrillo High School. The fundraiser will take place around the high school track, 2001 Santa Fe Avenue, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal to Host “Council in the Park”

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, September 30, asking residents to stop for a chat while they are shopping at the Bixby Park Farmers Market. Council in the Park gives residents a chance to visit with the Vice Mayor and her staff outside of normal business hours and promotes activities in the park such as the farmers market.

Julie Rivett Reveals the History Behind The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett’s personal inspiration for the classic mystery The Maltese Falcon, as well as its central character, Sam Spade, will be revealed by Hammett’s granddaughter, Julie Rivett at an author’s event, Saturday, October 18, 2 p.m.
Police seek help identifying these human trafficking suspects.

Human Sex Trafficking Task Force Reports Successes, Reaches Out To Public For Assistance

Police seek help identifying these human sex trafficking suspects. Human sex trafficking is the second largest international crime industry (behind illegal drugs) and reportedly generates profits of nearly $32 billion dollars each year.

Brew Masters, Vintners and Restaurateurs Ready For 2nd Annual Promenade Beer and Wine Festival

On Saturday, October 11 from 5-10 p.m. Downtown Long Beach will roll out the wine barrels, tap kegs of craft beer and fire up some delicious dishes for the 2nd Annual Promenade Beer and Wine Festival, presented by interTrend Communications.

Long Beach Department of Health Invites Residents to 2nd Annual “Fruit and Veggie Party!”

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) Healthy Active Long Beach Project invites the community to attend the 2nd Annual free “Fruit and Veggie Party!” on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr.

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