Long Beach News and Events
The community is invited to join the City of Long Beach and the Citizens Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD) in a celebration recognizing October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Long Beach Civic Center’s Centennial Plaza, located directly outside City Hall, 333 W.
Tile has been integral to the decoration of exterior and internal spaces for over 4,000 years and achieved prominence in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Southern California was home to some of the most notable tile artists and manufacturers including Batchelder, CalCo, Catalina and Malibu.
Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Rex Richardson and Al Austin and the Department of Library Services invite the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new North Neighborhood Library, at 10 am on Saturday, October 25, at 5870 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach.
Long Beach Police arrested a male suspect in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in January 2014, and charges have been filed.
On January 14, 2014, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a male suspect kidnapped a 53-year-old mentally impaired female from a parking lot in the area of 15th Street and Long Beach Boulevard, and sexually assaulted her.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Harbor Commissioners and senior Harbor Department staff are traveling to several Asian countries, meeting with the Port of Long Beach’s key customers to retain and bring more business to Long Beach.
Two hundred young women from across California will meet at the Westin Long Beach on Sunday, November 9, 2014 starting their journey to become the next Miss California USA® or Miss California Teen USA®. The orientation will take place from 9 a.m.
On February 8, 2015, Long Beach Transit (LBT) will no longer sell paper bus passes. LBT will instead use a durable card-based system called TAP (Transit Access Pass). LBT customers will need to acquire a TAP card to purchase Long Beach Transit bus passes.
The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older.
The change in seasons and cooler weather is a reminder that it’s time for residents to get their annual flu shot.
Bicyclists from greater Long Beach and throughout the South Bay are planning to ride for a cause in the 2nd annual Long Beach AIDS Ride (LBAR) on Nov. 15. Funds from the ride will benefit The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, and the C.A.R.E.
The Long Beach Police Department’s Vice Investigations Section, in cooperation with investigators from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), conducted an undercover operation throughout Long Beach on Monday, October 13, 2014.