Cal Rep Wraps Season With Jennifer Maisel’s Out of Orbit

The Los Angeles-based duo of playwright Jennifer Maisel and director Lindsay Allbaugh spearheads Out of Orbit in the final show of the 2014-2015 California Repertory season. The creative team demonstrates the distance between communication and connection can sometimes be worlds apart.

April First Fridays Brings Long Beach County Fair Back to Bixby Knolls

It’s that time of year again! First Fridays and Long Beach Fresh are working together to bring you the “2nd Annual Long Beach County Fair” on April 3! All of our seeders, feeders, eaters, and creators will be on site to provide the community with all the best Long Beach has to offer.

Qualify For Free Hearing Test, Free Phone at Weingart “California Telephone Access Program” Event

The Hearing Assistive Technology Committee (HAT) announces the return of the special event with the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Weingart Senior Center.

Long Beach Water Issues Business $800 Penalty for Violating Water Restrictions

The Long Beach Water Department issued its first water violation penalty last week, serving an $800 charge to a business who continuously violated four different landscape irrigation water restrictions. Long Beach Water used the smart meter technology to identify the water violations.

City FY 2016 Budget Tops Agenda at Long Beach Central Project Area Council April Meeting

The Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Peppercorner Family Restaurant. LB CPAC members have a keen interest in the City’s budget process.

RFP for Youth WorkForce Program Available Next Month; Mandatory Meeting April 9

Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, a public agency dedicated to providing workforce programs to local youth, is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to help serve youth that are in-school but at-risk, or who have dropped out of school.

Two More Motorsports Legends To Be Added To Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame

Two motorsports legends with a proud history at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – Robby Gordon and Bryan Herta – will be inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame on Thursday, April 16. The public is invited to the free, 10th annual induction ceremony, which will be held at 11:00 am on South Pine Avenue in front of the Convention Center, along the route of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Councilmember Rex Richardson Announces Uptown PB Results; Projects include Digital Marquee, Solar Powered Lights, Security Cameras

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson On the evening of March 27th, after a weeklong public vote, Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson announced the results from the historic Empower Uptown Participatory Budgeting (PB) process.

Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team Hosts 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket

Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) is hosting their 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket. The goal is to collect and distribute 2,000 baskets this year to economically-disadvantaged boys and girls — ages birth to 16.

For The Child’s Annual Circle of Friends Breakfast to Feature Guest Speaker Erin Merryn

Childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist Erin Merryn is the founder and president of Erin’s Law. On April 1, For The Child’s annual Circle of Friends breakfast features special guest speaker Erin Merryn, a childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist.

Public Invited to Participate in The Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Process

The community is invited to attend a special kick-off event to launch the Anaheim Corridor Design Visioning Process. The free event is on Saturday, March 28, at 11:00 am, at the Homeland Neighborhood Cultural Center’s Manazar Gamboa Community Theatre at MacArthur Park, 1321 E.

LB and LA Ports Start Discussions to Improve Cooperation, Cargo Congestion

Top executives from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles held a kickoff meeting earlier this week to begin working together to focus on cargo conveyance strategies that will enhance velocity and efficiency throughout their gateway’s supply chain.

Cultural Alliance of Long Beach Hosts Body Positive Event; Celebrates Release of New Novel, Fatizen 24602

To celebrate the release of the novel, Fatizen 24602, by Philip C. Barragan II, men and women of all sizes are invited to take part in this unique event that proclaims: “Fat is not four letter word!” The event features readings by the author, a plus-size fashion show with styles from Curves Make a Woman and Wild Siren, spoken word performed by Matt Sedillo, Derek D.

St. Anthony High School to Host 6th Annual Saints Run 5K

St. Anthony High School’s SAINTS RUN 2015 in downtown Long Beach at Shoreline Village will kick off at 8:00 am sharp this Saturday, March 28, 2015. Each year, the race has grown with participants and sponsor support from all around the southland.

Hey Gals, Get Your Gas For Free on Saturday

The ROCK Christian Fellowship wants to support women in the community with free gas — no strings attached. The ROCK Christian Fellowship of Long Beach will provide free gas to women. This free gas project is a way to encourage the women of the community.

Arrests Made in Kidnapping-Murder of 3-Week-Old Eliza Delacruz

Four suspects were arrested Wednesday  in connection with the kidnapping and murder of infant. Today, March 25, 2015, the Long Beach Police Department made four arrests in connection with the January 2015 kidnapping and murder of 3-week-old Eliza Delacruz.

Event Highlights Ongoing Need for Foster, Adoptive Families

In Los Angeles County, the Department of Children and Family Services receives over 10,000 calls each month about children who may be victims of child abuse and neglect. Just in the month of February, they investigated nearly 12,000 cases.

Enjoy a Rare Opportunity To “Run on a Runway” at Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport (LGB) invites members of the public to experience the rare opportunity to run on a runway, with a one-mile fun run on the brand new surface of Runway 7L-25R (25R) to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The free event will include music, games, giveaways and aircraft on display.

Mario Gonzalez to Detail Port of Long Beach Green Initiatives at Sierra Club Meeting

Mario Gonzalez Port of Long Beach Manager of Community Relations.   You may already know that the Port of Long Beach is one of the busiest ports in the world. Some 2,000 ships and millions of tons of cargo pass through the port annually.

Residents Invited to Provide Input on Long Beach Boulevard Land Use Plan

The public is invited to provide input on a land use planning effort that will affect Long Beach Boulevard from Anaheim Street to Wardlow Road. A scoping meeting has been scheduled for today, March 25, at 6:00 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park Community Room, 101 E.

Long Beach College Promise Awarded $5 Million Prize for Innovation in Higher Education

The Long Beach College Promise has earned a $5 million prize as part of California Governor Jerry Brown’s Awards for Innovation in Higher Education. The Award recognizes innovations in higher education that smooth academic transition points for students moving from elementary and secondary education to postsecondary institutions.

Internship Program Builds Creative Economy by Matching Art Students with Local Employers

Having an arts degree can be a tough sell for some employers, but with the launch of the new Creative Long Beach internship program top students are offered paid internship positions throughout the creative economy. Creative Long Beach believes the wealth of talent, skills, and ingenuity in advanced arts students at California State University, Long Beach is a perfect match for developing creative problem solvers and passionate employees throughout our city.

Councilwoman Price to Present Resolution for “Norooz” at Today’s Council Meeting

3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price Councilwoman Suzie Price will lead the Long Beach City Council in presenting a resolution celebrating “Norooz,” the Persian New Year at today’s Council meeting. Norooz translates to “New Day” and begins on the first day of spring at the moment of the equinox.

Weekend DUI Checkpoint Results in Nine Arrests

Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on March 21, 2015, on westbound Ocean Boulevard west of Pacific Avenue between the hours of 7:00 p.m.

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