Community Hospital Long Beach Employees Foundation Committee Presents the 9th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner and Play

Mark your calendars and throw on your “glad rags” as we travel back to the 1920s – enjoy a delicious dinner and libations – help solve “Murder, Mayhem & Moonshine” while watching some of your favorite “characters” horse around on stage.

Grab Your Bike And Try Out The Separated Bike Lanes at First Fridays

The community is encouraged to try out a temporary, separated bike lane and share their thoughts for promoting “Bikeability,” as part of the Long Beach Bicycle Master Plan (Bike Plan) update efforts. The interactive demonstration will be featured at First Fridays in Bixby Knolls, on July 1, 2016, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, on Atlantic Avenue between Bixby Road and San Antonio Drive.

LBPD Says Good-bye to K-9 Credo, Fallen Police Service Dog

  Officer Mike Parcells and “Credo” On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, a Long Beach Police Service Dog was shot during a SWAT call-out involving a barricaded suspect, wanted in connection with an assault with a deadly weapon investigation, and later died.

Long Beach Animal Care Services Offers Pet Owner Tips for the July 4th Holiday

The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Taking special care of pets during the Fourth of July is responsible pet ownership, just like licensing and keeping identification tags on pets, and making sure they are spayed or neutered.

Police K9 Credo and Suspect Killed During Standoff

On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, around 9 a.m., members of the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force requested Long Beach Police assistance when a suspect fled to the 2800 block of East 15thStreet. During the course of the incident an officer involved shooting occurred.

Public Invited to Vice Mayor Lowenthal’s FINAL State of the Second District

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Please join Vice Mayor Lowenthal for her final State of the Second District before she terms out of office after 10 years of council service. This event, including parking, is free to the public and includes a reception with light snacks, a food truck, entertainment by a local favorite band, Hedgehog Swing, and a report from the vice mayor on the state of the district.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Allison Aoun _SMITTY, Monica Beld _ROSEMARY,  Steven Alcantar _FINCH, Mallory Kerwin _HEDY LaRUE Climbing the corporate ladder has always been easy for some and difficult for others. In 1961, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying explained the secrets off success included luck, charm, connections and a willingness to use those things to personal advantage.

Three Suspects Arrested and Charged in Murder of 16-Year-Old

Long Beach Police have arrested three adults in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Geron Lacy of Long Beach. On May 3, 2016, at approximately 6:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 3300 block of E.

Good Conditions, Great Times At Conclusion Of Long Beach Race Week

  If there were any dusty sailors, following Saturday night’s Mount Gay Rum party at Long Beach Yacht Club, it wasn’t evident in the level of racing on the final day of Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week (LBRW). Competitors greeted the day head-on, with tight racing in 14 classes on three windward-leeward and random leg courses.

Long Beach Police and Fire Departments Remind Residents All Fireworks are Illegal in Long Beach

The Long Beach Fire and Police Departments remind all residents and visitors that all fireworks, even the so-called “Safe and Sane” variety remain illegal in the City of Long Beach.

Community Invited to “Play in the Bay”

The community is invited to celebrate a new, permanent, measured open water buoy line in Alamitos Bay that is believed to be the first of its kind in the United States. The free “Play in the Bay” celebration will be held on Sunday, June 26, at 2:00 pm at the Bay Shore Swimming Pier, near the Leeway Sailing Center.

Olympian Misty May-Treanor Named Director of Volleyball Operations at LBCC

Misty May-Treanor Long Beach City College has named Olympic gold-medalist Misty May-Treanor as the Director of Volleyball Operations. May-Treanor’s appointment is set to begin July 5. May-Treanor will oversee the LBCC men’s and women’s volleyball program and serve as head coach for the indoor women’s volleyball team and the newly created women’s beach volleyball team.

31st Annual Champions Run for Life Torch Run Raises $175K

Surrounded by friends, family and supporters, Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patientscarried the torch across the finish line at the 31st Annual Champions Run for Life Torch Run. On Saturday, June 11, more than 200 current and former pediatric cancer and blood disorder patients from Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach crossed the finish line with their sponsors at the 31st Annual Champions Run for Life “Torch Run.”

Long Beach Chorale & Chamber Orchestra to Hold Auditions

  The Long Beach Chorale, one of Long Beach’s most respected musical organizations, encourages talented singers to audition for its 2016-17 season! Auditions will be held by appointment during the month of August; rehearsals take place on Monday nights in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach.

Long Beach Public Library Citywide Summer Reading Program Launches Saturday

On your mark, get set … READ! The Long Beach Public Library will launch its annual citywide Summer Reading Program with fun and games at the Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library, 4055 Bellflower Boulevard, on Saturday, June 25, at 11:00 am.

Boeing and MemorialCare Health System Partner For Customized Health Plan Option

The Boeing Company selected MemorialCare Health System for a first-of-its-kind customized health plan option in California for almost all of Boeing’s employees and their dependents in the Long Beach, South Bay and Orange County communities.

C.A.R.E. Program celebrates 30 years of serving the community; Ace Robinson Appointed New Executive Director

Ace Robinson The C.A.R.E. Program at Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center has a well-known tradition of support for the LGBTQ community for over 30 years. Only five years into awareness of the AIDS epidemic, the C.A.R.E.

Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe! at Rancho Los Cerritos

Squish some history between your toes at Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe! Guests will have the opportunity to make real adobe bricks, plaster the horno, construct a mini-adobe home, compete in mud relay races, and much more as they learn about our local adobe soil and its many uses throughout history.

Councilman Andrews Announces the Opening of Midtown Night Market

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is excited to announce the opening of Midtown Night Market in Cambodia Town on Sunday, July 10th, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at MacArthur Park, located at 1321 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90813.

DUI Checkpoint Planned For Saturday Night

The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, June 18, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.

Michiel Daniel Exhibition at Studio 347

Michael Stearns Studio 347 presents Michiel Daniel, Recent Painting. His abstractions are inspired by ocean life at extreme depths. With this work, he employs a broad range of influences including the work of the Pattern and Decoration Painters, Pop Art, California Finish Fetish and Surrealism.

City Partners With Long Beach Elder Abuse Prevention Team To Host Workshop

The City of Long Beach, in partnership with the Long Beach Elder Abuse Prevention Team, will host a workshop featuring a series of presentations and exhibitors from local healthcare and social service agencies for at-risk seniors.

Port of Long Beach Reports Slight Improvement in Cargo Volumes During May

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Container cargo numbers improved slightly at the Port of Long Beach in May, rising 0.8 percent compared to the same month last year when the docks were still busily catching up after several months of congestion.

20 Safe Surrender Families Reunite for Summer Barbecue

Safe surrender families met to celebrate life and opportunities at Cerritos Regional Park. Last week, Los Angeles County 4th District Supervisor Don Knabe hosted a barbecue at Cerritos Regional Park for Safe Surrender families.

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