Miles J. Nevin Named Director of the Superintendent-President’s Office for LBCC

Miles J. Nevin appointed Director of the Superintendent-President’s Office for Long Beach City College Miles J. Nevin has been named Director of the Superintendent-President’s Office for Long Beach City College.

Airport Director Bryant L. Francis Appointed Director of Aviation for Oakland International Airport

Bryant L. Francis Director of Long Beach Airport Long Beach Airport (LGB) Director Bryant L. Francis, C.M., Friday announced his resignation from the City of Long Beach to accept a position with the Port of Oakland as Director of Aviation for Oakland International Airport.

Man Arrested For Impersonating a Police Officer

Similar to Vehicle Driven by Suspect Carter On February 23, 2016, at approximately 9:00 a.m., detectives from the Drug Investigations Section with the assistance of the FBI served a search warrant at a Rolling Hills Estates residence looking for a suspect wanted for impersonating a police officer.

Detectives Investigate Murder; Seek Additional Information

On Sunday February 28, 2016, at approximately 3:24 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to assist the Long Beach Fire Department in the 1000 block of Norman Court on a call of a dead body.

Sierra Club: Surveillance Drones Offer Approach to Curtail Poaching in Africa

Tina Pirazzi from Air Shepherd, a nonprofit with success in stopping poachers using drone technology, will speak at the Long Beach Sierra Club meeting on Wednesday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.  The meeting is held at the Environmental Services Bureau, 2929 E Willow St, Long Beach, CA.

Falls Are Personal: Fall Prevention and Risk Identification

Dr. Gretchen Swanson, Fall Prevention Advisor to The Heart of Ida will speak on “Falls are Personal” at the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) on Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Long Beach Boys and Girls Club Holds Board-Walk Fund Raiser for Healthy Lifestyles

On Saturday, March 5, Boys and Girls Club Board Members and Community Members will once again raise money for the Healthy Lifestyle Program. Since 2011, Board Member, Dr. Grant Uba has invited fellow Board Members and the local community to walk with him to raise funds for Club programs like the Healthy Lifestyle Program that helps members focus on the skills needed to have a healthy life while learning financial literacy, substance abuse prevention techniques.

Power 4 Youth Seeks Volunteers for 2016

Power 4 Youth, an academic mentoring program for at-risk middle school students, will be holding a no-obligation information meeting for prospective volunteers on Monday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m.  The program is looking for adults from all walks of life to meet weekly one-on-one with a youth at Power 4 Youth sites to assist with academic help through building a caring mentor relationship with a young person. 

Construction Job Fair in 6th District for Pathway to Success

Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews is pleased to announce the Sixth District Job Fair,“Pathway to Success” Construction Job Fair, on Thursday, February 25, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at Ernest S.

Mayor Garcia to Attend Mayors’ Institute on City Design in Oakland

Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Mayor Robert Garcia heads to Oakland today for the Mayor’s Institute on City Design (MICD), a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the American Architectural Foundation and the United States Conference of Mayors.

Detectives Seek Public’s Help Locating Lawful Owners of Stolen Property

The Long Beach Police Department’s Burglary Detail is asking for the public’s help in identifying property recovered after a rash of thefts throughout Long Beach and neighboring cities over the past year.

Suspect Charged in Robbery of Elderly Woman

On February 19, 2016, a felony charge was filed against a suspect for his involvement in the robbery of a 65-year-old woman.

Leadership Long Beach Confirms All 19 Candidates to Appear at Forum

All 19 candidates vying for election in the April 12 Long Beach primary have confirmed attendance at a March 2 Citywide Candidates’ Forum. Leadership Long Beach (LLB) is organizing the event in partnership with the Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach Community Action Partnership (LBCAP), Public Access Digital Network (PADNET) and PalacioMagazine.com.

George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion Comes to Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage

Wilhelm Peters as Henry Higgins and Tiffany Topner as Eliza Doolittle Photography by Mike Hardy Long Beach Playhouse brings George Bernard Shaw’s Masterwork, Pygmalion to its Mainstage Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech.

A Block Party, Concerts and Fun For All at Beach Streets Downtown March 19

A block party, concerts, a community festival, kid’s zones, food tasting and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Downtown” Open Street event on Saturday, March 19, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Councilmember Rex Richardson’s Creative Corridor Challenge Begins With Project at Golden State Humane Society

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson North Long Beach residents will soon see a mural and landscaping improvements at the Golden State Humane Society. The beautification effort is the first project of Long Beach 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson’s “Creative Corridor Challenge,” a civic engagement initiative to unite artists, residents, and stakeholders to identify and collaborate on projects that will beautify North Long Beach’s corridors.

Murder Charges Filed Against Suspect in Alicia Faith Todd Case

Monday detectives presented a case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration in the murder of Alicia Faith Todd. On June 24, 2015, at approximately 1:13 a.m., victim Todd was found deceased in an alley in the 1100 block of E.

Additional Trade Unions Support Vivian Williams Malauulu For Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees

Vivian Williams Malauulu Nine different Building & Construction Trades unions formally announced their endorsement and support Friday for Long Beach City College Professor Vivian Williams Malauulu’s campaign for the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees, Area 2 seat.

Eric Gray Receives Support From Long Beach Democratic Clubs

Eric Gray, candidate for the Long Beach City Council’s 2nd District. Long Beach City Council 2nd District candidate Eric Gray announced he has received the most local support from the Democratic clubs of Long Beach than any other candidate in the 2nd District race.

 ‘Benjamin Franklin’ Megaship Returns to Southern California

Photo courtesy of Port of Long Beach. The largest container ship ever to dock at a North American seaport has returned to Southern California. The Benjamin Franklin officially enterd service for the first time Friday in Long Beach following an inauguration ceremony hosted by French shipping line CMA CGM and attended by elected leaders, port officials and industry executives.

City Manager Names Marie Knight Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine

Marie Knight new Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine. On Friday City Manager Pat West named Marie Knight as the City’s Director of the Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) Department. Ms. Knight brings 27 years of professional experience in the municipal and community sectors, and her appointment will be effective in mid-March, 2016.

St. Anthony High School to Host 7th Annual Saints Run 5K at Shoreline

Runners gather at the Saint Run 2015. This year’s event takes place March 12, 2016. The Saints Run 5K, St. Anthony High School’s annual community run, will kick off on Saturday, March 12th at 8:00 am sharp at downtown Long Beach’s Shoreline Aquatic Park.

Renovated DMV Field Office to Reopen in Long Beach Feb. 22

Left picture: New TouchScreen Testing area for the Automated Knowledge exam. Right picture: An updated front office area for DMV technicians to provide customer service. When the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reopens its Long Beach field office at 8 a.m.

Long Beach Fire Promotes 9 Members and Recognizes others for their Service and Heroic Actions

Photograph courtesy of the Long Beach Fire Department. Today, the Long Beach Fire Department recognized nine individuals that were promoted to various positions within the Fire Department. The traditional “Badge Ceremony” was held at the Long Beach Fire Department Headquarters this morning at 0900 hours.

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