El Dorado Neighborhood Library to Host “LA Opera Discusses Moby-Dick”

Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera On Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM, the El Dorado Neighborhood Library will host an LA Opera Community Educator, who will present a multi-media program about the opera Moby-Dick.

Hundreds Show to Celebrate St. Anthony High School’s 95th Year

2015 Hall of Fame inductees.  From the left in the picture: Thomas J. Walsh, Sandra Walsh, Sister Mary Elizabeth Galt, Lawrence Lacerte, Bishop Sylvester D. Ryan, and St. Anthony High School’s president Gina Maguire.

Community Invited to Participate in Long Beach Innovation Week

The community is invited to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship in Long Beach by participating in Long Beach Innovation Week(s), from October 2 to 22, 2015, in partnership with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), and Los Angeles County’s Innovation Week(s).

Police Arrest Two Suspects Connected to Recent Murder

Long Beach Police arrested two suspects in connection with a murder that occurred on September 13, 2015, in North Long Beach. On Sunday, September 13, 2015, at approximately 9:37 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to the 300 block of E.

$3.9 Million Grant Will Help City Develop Transition Plan Following C-17 Plant Closure

Photo from Wikipedia. The City of Long Beach is preparing for the pending closure of Boeing’s C-17 production facilities. A $3.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment will help the City develop a comprehensive transition plan for the plant and surrounding site, its workforce, and businesses in the region’s manufacturing cluster.

Mayor’s Office Teams With Arts Council for Long Beach’s Annual State of the Arts event

For the first time in its history, the Arts Council for Long Beach’s annual State of the Arts event will be hosted in partnership with the Mayor’s Office. In another first, the event will be held at the Museum of Latin American Art, one of Long Beach’s outstanding cultural institutions.

Maritime Administrator Jaenichen and Vice Mayor Lowenthal Hosted Town Hall on Beyond Traffic Framework

U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen and Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal hosted the third of 11 nationwide regional forums on the Beyond Traffic draft framework at Long Beach Convention Center. The Beyond Traffic report examines the trends and choices facing America’s transportation infrastructure over the next three decades, including a rapidly growing population, increasing freight volume, demographic shifts in rural and urban areas, and a transportation system facing more frequent extreme weather events.

Mayor Garcia and Councilmember Andrews Host Grand Opening Celebration for NAACP Freedom Park Today

Mayor Robert Garcia and 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember Dee Andrews and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the community to a grand opening celebration for NAACP Freedom Park at 2300 Martin Luther King Jr.

Hearing Loss Association of America Hosts Free Lip Reading Classes

Free and Fun! Continuing Free Lip Reading classes are held at the Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712 through October.  The classes are offered through the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter.

Over 360 Turnout For 33rd Annual Long Beach Leadership Prayer Breakfast

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, former Long Beach Mayor Beverly O’Neill and Long Beach Rescue Mission Executive Director Robert Probst present Cathy Taylor the Community Leadership Award. Business, nonprofit, educational, church, healthcare, government and community leaders gathered at the Renaissance Friday to celebrate community and to pray for those serving and working in Long Beach.

City, Port and Transit Awarded $23 million from Los Angeles County Metro For Transportation Improvement Projects

The City of Long Beach, Port of Long Beach, and Long Beach Transit were awarded a combined $23 million from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today for transportation infrastructure improvement projects in all funding categories by Metro.

Police Seek Additional Info in Killing of Bellflower Man

On Thursday, September 24, 2015, at approximately 4:11 A.M., Long Beach Police responded to the 700 block of east 56th Street regarding a person who had been shot.

Lambda Democratic Club to Host 34th Annual Human Rights Banquet and Awards Dinner

The Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club will be hosting its 34th annual Human Rights Banquet and Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  This year’s banquet will be held at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, 200 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802.

Long Beach Community Foundation Accepting Applications For Civic Innovation Grants

The Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) is currently accepting applications for grants available through the Knight Foundation Donor Advised Fund. These grants, encouraging civic innovation, range between $10,000 and $50,000 and are available to Long Beach nonprofits or nonprofits with Long Beach-based initiatives.

Cirque Zuma Zuma Brings Tumblers, Contortionists, Dancers to Carpenter Center

After performing sell-out seasons in Europe, an extended debut run in Australia and appearing on American reality television, the performers of Cirque Zuma Zuma will take the stage at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center Oct.

LBPD And Department of Health Team For National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Event

The Long Beach Police Department is joining forces with Long Beach’s Department of Health & Human Services to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other law enforcement agencies around the nation.

Rancho Los Cerritos To Host An Evening of Victorian Enchantment

Victor Ian Élan Prepare to be enchanted and relive the mystery of Victorian magic as Victor Ian Élan provides a unique journey back in time in this interactive and awe-inspiring show, Soirées Mystique, on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site.

St. Anthony High School To Host 95th Anniversary Event; Induct New Hall of Fame Members

This Saturday, September 26, 2015, St. Anthony High School will be hosting its 95th Anniversary Celebration, as well as the induction of their five honorees into the St. Anthony High School Hall of Fame.

PHOTOGALLERY Puts Port’s Waterfront Beauty on Display

  Beauty is not often the first word that comes to mind when discussing the industrial views of the Port of Long Beach. However, that’s exactly what photographers have captured in this year’s Port of Long Beach “PHOTOGALLERY.” 

Unemployment Rate in Long Beach Reaches Seven-year Low

The unemployment rate in Long Beach continues to decline and has reached a seven-year low, dropping to 7.6 percent as of August 2015. This rate is nearly the same as the May 2008 rate of 7.4 percent, just before the global financial crisis.

Eric Gray Picks up Endorsement From UA Plumber’s Local 78 in Bid For 2nd District Council Seat

Eric Gray, candidate for the Long Beach City Council’s 2nd District. Eric Gray, candidate for the Long Beach City Council’s 2nd District, today announced the endorsement of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing, Pipefitting, and Sprinkler Fitting Industry (UA), Local 78.

Cal State Long Beach Latino Center to Celebrate 10-year Anniversary

California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training (The CSULB Latino Center) will celebrate its 10-year anniversary.

2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees Announced by Long Beach City College Foundation

Long Beach’s police chief, a Molina Healthcare executive, an entrepreneur and a community volunteer have been named as Long Beach City College’s 2015 Hall of Fame inductees, LBCC officials recently announced.

The Procrastinator’s Cabaret At The Found Theatre; For One Weekend Only

In 1993 two freshmen actors met in an art class and dreamed of one day singing together. Twenty-two years later these two self-described “procrastinator’s” finally share the stage for an energetic and joyful evening of music and anecdotes from a lifetime of friendship and planning.

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