Long Beach News and Events


City’s Fleet Named One of 2016’s Top 50 Green Fleets


The City of Long Beach Fleet Services Bureau has won another Green Fleet award. The City’s fleet was recently named one of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s Top 50 Green Fleets for 2016, for adopting green, sustainable practices, policies and technologies.

Public Invited to Join Mayor Robert Garcia For Tree Lighting Event


Join Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia for the lighting of Long Beach’s tallest holiday tree. The public is invited to this FREE festive event as we kick off the holiday season with holiday cheer, games, and treats for the whole family.

Black Rock Observatory to Visit Long Beach Sierra Club


The Black Rock Observatory is a unique mobile astronomical observatory that brings the wonders of the cosmos to the young and young at heart. With a giant, hand-made telescope and meteorite samples, volunteers with the Black Rock Observatory help to showcase our amazing place in the universe.

Local Elementary School to Be Renamed After Late Sen. Jenny Oropeza Today

Late Sen. Jenny Oropeza

Late Sen. Jenny Oropeza In honor of a distinguished 22-year public-service career, the late Sen. Jenny Oropeza of Long Beach will have a local elementary school formally renamed after her today, Monday, Nov. 28 beginning at 10 a.m.

LBPD Provides Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

Long Beach Police Department

Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach With holiday shopping kicking off this week, the Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone to report suspicious activity immediately by calling 9-1-1, and to practice the following safety tips, which may prevent them from becoming a victim:

Detectives Investigate Possible Murder-Suicide


On Monday, November 21, 2016, at approximately 9:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possible domestic violence call in the 1000 block of Park Avenue. Arriving officers found a female adult and a male adult with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the upper torsos.

Elements, CSULB’s Acrobatic Physical Theatre Performance, Ends Nov 19

Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano. Production Photos by Keith Ian Polakoff

Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano. Production Photos by Keith Ian Polakoff California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Theatre Arts Department presents the world premiere of Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano.

October Container Volumes Down at the Port of Long Beach

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. October container volumes were down 6.2 percent at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last year, as the fallout from the Hanjin bankruptcy continues to settle.

$50,000 Grant Awarded to Department of Health For Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education


The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to provide bicycle and pedestrian safety workshops to elementary school age children in 2017.

Suspect Arrested in Connection to Two Murders

Long Beach Crime

On Tuesday, Long Beach Police Homicide detectives presented two murder cases involving the same suspect to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.

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