Long Beach News and Events
Long Beach Job Corps students and staff are extra proud. The center ranked #10 of 125 Job Corps Centers in the nation in October, due to their hard work and success.
Every month the center is ranked on achievement of a student’s initial job placement, attainment of high school diplomas and GED’s, achieving higher numeracy and literacy levels,
Mitra Vazeen, Center Director has led the Long Beach Job Corps team since February 2012.
Long Beach City Attorney Charles Parkin is pleased to announce that, along with 46 other cities, the City of Long Beach has settled its dispute with Los Angeles County over property tax administration fees the County withheld from the City for six fiscal years from 2006–2007 to 2011–2012.
Today, the leaders of two child-advocacy groups based in Long Beach put their support behind Megan Kerr – the candidate for the 1st District school board seat.
Dora Jacildo serves as the Executive Director of Children Today, a non-profit that serves Long Beach children and their families who are homeless or involved in the child welfare system.
After months of training to prepare for his November 2nd showdown with Rampage Jackson, Tito Ortiz has suffered a fractured neck injury forcing the cancellation of the main event for Bellator’s November 2nd fight card at the Long Beach Arena.
O’Donnell Receives Endorsement From California Teachers Association in Bid For 70th Assembly District
This week the organization representing over 300,000 California classroom teachers made a rare early endorsement, throwing their support behind Patrick O’Donnell’s bid in the 70th Assembly District.
“Classroom teachers and school staff support Patrick O’Donnell because he has the experience, vision, and leadership necessary to protect and improve our schools,” said Dean Vogel, President of the California Teachers Association.
Dozens of firefighters from the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) joined more than 60 patients and families at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach for its annual trick-or-treating Halloween parade. For more than 25 years, members of the Long Beach Fire Department attend the Halloween parade and buddy up with pediatric patients who are not well enough to leave the hospital and participate in traditional trick-or-treating.
The wildly popular French farce by Marc Camoletti, Boeing Boeing is coming to the Mainstage of the Long Beach Playhouse this winter to warm your hearts with laughter, sexy stewardesses, and silly fun!
Directed by Playhouse stalwart, James Rice, this comedy features some politically incorrect themes that are a sign of the times for this French comedy set in the 60s.
The Aquarium of the Pacific and the Long Beach Ballet will present a reprise of their first joint production in November. The ocean-themed ballet Guardians is directed by David Wilcox and choreographed by Johnny Zhong.
The production captures the ever-changing relationship of humans with the ocean.
The City of Long Beach is seeking volunteers to serve on a Downtown Dining and Entertainment District Taskforce. Input from the Taskforce will help City Councilmembers ensure that Downtown Long Beach welcomes and serves the proper balance of dining, nightlife, retail, residential, and commercial uses.
The multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning band Chicago will perform at the Long Beach Terrace Theater on Sunday, February 9 at 8:00pm, playing their unforgettable collection of music and most popular hits, such as “Just You ‘n’ Me,” “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” “Old Days,” “25 Or 6 To 4,” “Saturday In The Park,” “You’re The Inspiration” plus many more!