Long Beach News and Events


Rancho Los Alamitos Presents Children’s Fall Harvest Festival


Back by popular demand! The public is invited to enjoy a day of Music, Magic and Muse at the Children’s Fall Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. One of Rancho Los Alamitos’ signature family-oriented programs, the Children’s Fall Harvest festival is a fun-filled event for families with children (toddlers to twelve years of age).

Timmons of Long Beach and Miller Children’s Continue Long Tradition of Toy Drives

Hundreds of donated toys were taken from a caravan of cars and transported throughout Miller Children’s in giant cribs.

A Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach patient and her family stop to check out a classic Volkswagen at the annual Toy Jam car show and toy drive hosted by Timmons of Long Beach. A child’s work is play, but when they’re faced with a difficult experience like hospitalization, it can be easy to forget the importance of play.

The Grace First Concert Series Kicks Off 2016-17 Season With Smithfield Bargain


The Grace First Concert Series is excited to kick off our 2016-17 Season with quirky, catchy, fun and incredibly talented Smithfield Bargain.

Miller Children’s Partners with Belmont Shore Business Association For iWalk & Shop 4 Kids


Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach is partnering with the Belmont Shore Business Association (BSBA) for iWalk & Shop 4 Kids. iWalk & Shop 4 Kids is a new take on the annual iWalk…4 Kids 5K fundraising event benefiting Miller Children’s.

Centro CHA, Mayor Garcia and Councilperson Gonzalez Host Panel Discussion on Latino Urbanism


Centro CHA, Mayor Robert Garcia and First District Councilperson Lena Gonzalez are sponsoring an important lecture and panel discussion, Latino Urbanism: Defining a Model for Economic and Cultural Development on Thursday, October 13, 2016, 4:30-7 PM at the Museum of Latin American Art.

Amy Smith Named Director of Career Pathways Support Services at LBCC

Amy Smith new Director of Career Pathways Support Services at Long Beach City College.

Amy Smith new Director of Career Pathways Support Services at Long Beach City College. Long Beach City College has named Amy Smith as Director of Career Pathways Support Services, a newly-created department designed to help students transition between educational institutions and career opportunities.

Hearing Loss Association of America to Host Free “Hands-On” Hearing Assistive Technology Demonstration


On Friday, October 21, 2016 the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will host a free HAT (Hearing Assistive Technology) Demonstration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712.

Volunteers Needed For Annual Bike Count

Biking downtown at Rainbow Harbor

Photo by Barbara Holbrook, EverythingLongBeach.com The City of Long Beach is looking for volunteers to help conduct its Ninth Annual Bike Count this month. Participants can choose a time and location that are convenient for them.

Officer Involved Shooting Occurs During Apprehension of Armed Murder Suspect


  On October 7, 2016, at approximately 11:20 a.m., Long Beach Police Detectives were in the 1700 block of Marine Ave in Wilmington conducting follow up investigation to a Murder. The purpose of the investigation was to arrest an armed and dangerous murder suspect.

Cemetery Tours Bring Local History Back to Life


At the dawn of the 20th Century Long Beach was growing, attracting newcomers from all over the country looking for a fresh start or retirement along the mild Southern California coast. And so did grow the number of those folks needing a final resting place; such is life.

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