Long Beach News and Events


Watch The ‘State of the Port’ Address Live Via Webcast Thursday

A live webcast of the annual “State of the Port” address offering a look at the accomplishments of 2014 and the challenges of the year ahead for the Port of Long Beach — presented this year by new Chief Executive Jon Slangerup — will be available at 8:15 a.m.

California Repertory Company Presents Sara Ruhl’s The Clean House

Sara Ruhl’s The Clean House is a smart, witty, and touching comedy of true love and the devastating power of the perfect joke. Director Joanne Gordon brings this love story to stage in CSULB Theatre Arts Department’s Cal Rep production.

Long Beach Successfully Prosecutes Trucking Firm For Overweight Load

The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday that a Rancho Cucamonga trucking company and its driver were convicted by a jury of transporting an illegally overweight load on Long Beach streets.

Dodger Alumni to Visit Long Beach Rescue Mission Today

The Los Angeles Dodgers this week are serving the greater Los Angeles community on their 12th annual Community Service Caravan, Pitching in the Community presented by Bank of America. This civic engagement initiative includes participation from Dodger players, alumni and employees and Bank of America volunteers and will continue through Friday, January 30.
Emergency Preparedness

Hearing Dog “Speaks” at Hearing Loss Association Meeting February 12

Camille Jenkins and her hearing dog, Rico will be speakers (Rico barks at loud noises)  at the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter on Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m., Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712. 

C.A.T. Hosts 10th-annual Father/Daughter Dance February 8

Fathers and Grandfathers have an opportunity to take their daughters or granddaughters out for dancing to party classics. There is no age requirement, so young and old are able to enjoy the evening. Girls may also be accompanied by their uncle, guardian or an adult relative.

Three Arrested, Fourteen Cited During DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Operation

The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on January 24, 2015, on northbound Cherry Avenue at 59th St., between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.

The Found Theatre Hosts Three Performances Of New Performance Piece “Feral Child”

Feral Child is a performance art piece centering around Greta, a distraught young woman, and her perspective of societal constructs. After throwing a tantrum, she fragments her personality into six facets: Logic, Confusion, Sullen, Manic, Curiosity, and Maternal.

St. Mary Medical Center Partners With Long Beach Schools For “Great Kindness Challenge”

Hundreds of students throughout Long Beach—and thousands throughout Southern California—are taking up the “Great Kindness Challenge” during the week of January 26 – 30. The Challenge inspires youth across the region to promote positive change by embracing the power of showing kindness to others – similar to Dignity Health’s business philosophy and tradition of caring.
American Association of University Women

CSULB’s Natalie Sartin, Featured Speaker at Next AAUW Luncheon, to Discuss 19th Century Black Women Activists in Education

Natalie Sartin, lecturer in the Department of Africana Studies, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Long Beach branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) on Saturday, February 7, 2015.  

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