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Council to Use Measure A Funds to Reinstates Police Academy, Restores Paramedic Rescue 12


The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to restore Paramedic Rescue 12 and to reinstate the Police Academy, using Public Safety funding from Measure A. The restorations will be effective March 1, and will cost $1.5 million for the remainder of the Fiscal Year, and $2.5 million annually starting in Fiscal Year 2018 ($1.1 million for Paramedic Rescue 12; $1.4 million for Police Academy staffing).


Winter Harvest: Careers Through Culinary Arts Program Hosts Farm-to-Table Dinner And Auction


James Republic’s Executive Chef David MacLennan Celebrating 27 years of transforming lives through the culinary arts, Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) announces the Winter Harvest feast and auction, hosted by the James Republic Restaurant chefs at Courtyard by Marriott in Long Beach with acclaimed chef Amar Santana on Wednesday, February 8th, sponsored in part by SoCalGas and Legends Hospitality.


Cop logic Helps Long Beach Residents File a Police Report From Anywhere


The public now has the ability to file police reports online for specific types of crimes that have occurred in the City of Long Beach, through Coplogic, an innovative web-based program. “We believe Coplogic will be a valuable tool for the community and will assist with the Police Department’s continued efforts toward 21st Century Policing, which helps communities and law enforcement agencies across the country strengthen trust, improve collaboration, and work together to reduce crime,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.


Councilmember Pearce Proposes Streamlining Conditional Use Permit Process


Last night, Councilmember Jeannine Pearce put forward a proposal to streamline the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) process, making it more accessible for neighborhoods and affordable for businesses. The agenda item, which was co-sponsored by Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez, Councilman Al Austin, and Councilwoman Stacy Mungo, was passed unanimously by the Long Beach City Council.


Long Beach to Rename VA hospital After SoCal War Hero Tibor Rubin


Holocaust survivor and Medal of Honor recipient Tibor Rubin. President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law legislation introduced by Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach, California, as the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center in honor of Holocaust survivor and Medal of Honor recipient Tibor Rubin.


Merry Mid-Century: A Found Theatre Tribute To 1950S TV Christmas Specials


Feeling stressed out over the holidays? Having anxiety over the color of the Starbucks seasonal cup? Can’t decide whether to say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays?” Relax…we’re here to make America merry again with one of those warm and schmaltzy 1950s TV Christmas specials, featuring the shining stars of the day.


Public Invited to Vote for New Furniture and Technology for Harvey Milk Park


As a part of its broader economic development efforts, the City of Long Beach is transforming Harvey Milk Promenade Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) into an outdoor, public collaborative space that encourages creativity and interaction.


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


Free Shuttle Bus Service for the Alamitos Bay Marina Starts Nov. 11


Alamitos Bay shuttle service will be available Friday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to midnight. The City of Long Beach is pleased to announce free shuttle bus service for the Alamitos Bay Marina, starting Friday evening, November 11, 2016.


Ann Marie Gabel to Take Over as Acting Superintendent-President at LBCC


Ann Marie Gabel will take over as acting Superintendent-President at Long Beach City College. Ann-Marie Gabel, Long Beach City College’s Vice President of Administrative Services, will become acting Superintendent-President while a search for a permanent successor to Eloy Ortiz Oakley is underway, the Board of Trustees has decided.

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