Long Beach News and Events


HSLB and LBCC Host Long Beach Community Studies Conference


The Historical Society of Long Beach and LBCC’s Long Beach Community Studies Project host their third Long Beach Community Studies Conference on April 26, 2014. The Conference presents an enticing schedule that covers a broad range of topics related to the history of the city and its neighborhoods.

Dignity Health’s St. Mary Medical Center Reduces Complications, Gains Positive Results For Thousands of Patients


Dignity Health, one of the five largest health systems in the nation, recently announced in two years it has reduced hospital-acquired infections and readmissions, positively affecting more than 10,000 patients and potentially saving an estimated $30 million as a result of efforts across the health system from Jan.

Westerly School Students Help Precious Lamb Preschool Students Follow Their Dreams

Precious Lamb Preschooler trying on the fire equipment.

Westerly School’s dedicated leadership class and the energetic children from Precious Lamb Preschool got together for a day of inspiration and motivation by way of a traveling career day. Westerly students wanted to inspire these youngsters who are fighting homelessness, by providing them the opportunity to meet professionals that hold positions in their dream careers.

Massive Band 2014 – CSULB Steel Drum Extravaganza at The Carpenter Performing Arts Center April 27

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center

The annual CSULB Steel Drum concert Caribbean Extravaganza gives way to a massive band of steel drums on Sunday, April 27, 2014. The concert features the CSULB Steel Drum Orchestra during the first half, and after intermission international steel drum virtuoso Andy Narell joins the orchestra, along with local steel drum ensembles including the Rusty Steel Drum Band, Lakewood Steel, and groups from Westminster High School, Campbell Hall, Granada Middle School, and Cabrillo High School.

St. Anthony High School Students Donate Time and Supplies to Children’s Hospital


Mr. Brett Minter’s six sophomore religion classes from St. Anthony High School took it upon themselves to “ walk the walk and talk the talk” by actually taking action and helping others. Mr. Minter not only teaches his students about giving to charities and helping others, he gives them the opportunity to follow through on the lesson of being selfless.

Police Investigate Shooting Death of Los Angeles Man


On Saturday, April 5, 2014, around 9:07 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to a report of shots heard in the 2300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
Arriving officers discovered two male adult victims with apparent gunshot wounds to the lower body.

“Team 100″ to Hold Food Delivery Event at Webster Elementary School April 18th


In some of Long Beach’s poorest areas, children come to school on Mondays so hungry that they cannot concentrate on learning. These kids benefit from weekday in-school breakfast and lunch programs; but over the weekends, meals are scarce and Mondays can’t come soon enough.

Councilman Andrews Announces improvements to Veterans Park


Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marines launches improvements to Veterans Park this month. The park is located at 101 East 28th Street, in the City of Long Beach.

Picture This Gallery Exhibits The Voodoo That You Do

Voodoo That You Do at Picture This Gallery

Come do “The VOODOO That You Do” at the inaugural New Orleans Themed Art Exhibit at Picture This Gallery Saturday, April 12th from 4pm-8pm.
Artists display their work pertaining to New Orleans’ extraordinarily rich culture.

Last Chance To Get Help Enrolling in Covered California

Covered California sign ups

Dignity Health’s eight Southern California Hospitals will offer assistance to those signing up for Covered California.
There’s still time to complete health insurance applications by the “new” April 15 deadline.

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