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LBPD Offers Spring Break Safety Tips

Long Beach Police Department

Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach With Spring Break scheduled next week for most Long Beach Unified School District students, the Long Beach Police Department would like to provide the following safety information, which may prevent youth and their families from becoming victims of crime: Curfew Parents and youngsters are reminded that the City’s curfew law will be strictly enforced.

Discover the Power of Emotional Intelligence With Rotaract and LB Junior Chamber


The Rotaract Young Professionals of Long Beach and the Long Beach Junior Chamber are partnering together to present “Speaker Series: Emotional Intelligence”, the first in a quarterly series of exciting professional skill building events.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike


Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays of recent years. It’s a story that starts with sibling rivalry and ends with reconciliation and redemption.

Department of Health and Human Services and Long Beach Cares Host 4th Annual Long Beach Public Health Conference


The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS), in partnership with Long Beach Cares, is hosting the 4th Annual Public Health Conference, under the theme, Generation Public Health, on Thursday, April 13th, from 8:30 a.m.

YouthSpark Live Gets LB Students Hands-On With Technology


Eighty Long Beach students from Washington and Hamilton Middle Schools participated in YouthSpark Live, a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) program, on Monday, April 10, 2017, at the Michelle Obama Library.

The History and Future of the Port of Long Beach Mural


The amazing story of the development of the Port of Long Beach and its artistic depiction in a unique 74-foot tile mural will be presented at the Historical Society of Long Beach at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Long Beach Heritage and the Historical Society of Long Beach are co-sponsors of this program.

City Council Approves New Landscape Ordinance


The City of Long Beach is implementing new permitting requirements for certain new landscape and re-landscaping projects, as mandated by Governor Brown’s Executive Order B-29. The Long Beach City Council approved the updated Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) in conjunction with the adoption of the triennial Building Code update in November 2016, and implementation will begin immediately.

Police Investigate Death of Female Found Near L.A. River

Crime Scene Tape

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 1:30 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to the Los Angeles riverbed near the Ocean Boulevard Bridge after a caller indicated a body had been found.

Trauma-Informed Pilot Program Boosts Attendance at Beach High School


  There’s a movement underway at Beach High School, and it has resulted in increased attendance and decreased suspensions during the first semester of the 2016-2017 academic year.

Councilmember Pearce Announces Public Safety Improvements for Bixby Park

Councilmember Jeannine Pearce

Councilmember Jeannine Pearce Councilmember Jeannine Pearce has announced several public safety improvements planned for Bixby Park. Dog Park Coming to Bixby Park The most prominent new feature will be a dog park activating the corner of Broadway and Cherry Ave.

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