Long Beach News and Events
Bryant L. Francis Appointed Director of Long Beach Airport
City Manager Pat West today named Bryant L. Francis, C.M., an aviation expert with over 18 years of industry experience, as Director of Long Beach Airport (LGB). Mr.
Deputy Chief Robert Luna to be sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach
On Saturday November 22, 2014, Robert G. Luna will be sworn in as the 26th Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach. Members of the public are invited to attend the free ceremony, which will begin at 12:00 pm in the Long Beach Arena Lobby.
Long Beach Police Department will conduct a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Sunday, November 23, 2014, in an effort to reduce injuries and deaths. Additional officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and areas where motorcycle crashes occurred.
The Long Beach Police Department, in cooperation with our retail partners, conducted a three-day retail theft operation prior to “Black Friday” and the start of the holiday shopping season, to send a strong message to would-be criminals that retail theft will not be tolerated.
Originally a 1938 radio play by Norman Corwin, LBSC’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas is a fully-costumed, staged version of that play, with colorful characters.
For the third year in a row, LBSC will present Orson Welles’ classic 1939 radio adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
Attendees at the Diabetes Family Festival learned facts about diabetes and see the many faces of diabetes in the community.
Nationwide there are 29.1 million people who are living with diabetes. In that group, there are 8.1 million people who are currently undiagnosed.
The “One Day Christmas Store – Shopping with Dignity” by Better Balance for Long Beach (BBLB) is gearing up for its 8th year of helping families who need help with their Christmas presents. The event provides a dignified, free shopping experience each year for hundreds of families who would not, otherwise, have gifts for Christmas.
Abandoning his sleigh for a trip to Parkers’ Lighthouse via a Spirit Cruises Yacht, Old St. Nicholas is due to arrive at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 6th for an annual benefit that has become a favorite tradition at Parkers’ Lighthouse over the more than 20 years that the restaurant has been hosting Santa’s Breakfast.
Eloy Ortiz Oakley Superintendent – President Long Beach Community College District
Governor Jerry Brown announced Monday that he is appointing Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley to the University of California (UC) Board of Regents.
CSULB Professor Craig Smith Earns Prestigious National Awards
Craig Smith, a former presidential speechwriter and prolific author, is the recipient of two prestigious national awards. The director of the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Center for First Amendment Studies will be presented with a pair of awards at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 100th annual convention in Chicago on Nov.