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Los Altos United Methodist Church Plans Annual Craft Fair Nov 5


Join the Los Altos United Methodist Church for their annual Craft Fair on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. There are lots of vendors, ranging from crafty and homemade, to well-known suppliers. Previous years have included Pampered Chef, Scensty, PartyLite, Jamberry, Cookie Lee and Origami Owl. 


Songwriter Tom Kimmel Offering Workshop in Long Beach, Music at the Point


Singer, songwriter, entertainer, poet and teacher, Tom Kimmel will lead a workshop this weekend in November. The Grace First Concert Series is proud to welcome Tom Kimmel to the Grace First Sanctuary on Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m., and again in a songwriting workshop on Sunday, November 13 from 1-4 p.m.


Snoop Dogg to Headline ComplexCon in Long Beach


By Jørund Føreland Pedersen [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia CommonsComplex announced additional details on its “first ever cultural World’s Fair” ComplexCon, taking place in Long Beach, CAon Saturday, November 5th & Sunday, November 6th.


Celebrate Things Green Day with Garden Expert Nick Federoff


A copy of the Official “Things Green Day” Mayoral Proclamation. The community is invited to attend a free “Meet & Greet” event with Garden Expert Nick Federoff of the show “Things Green” that will include previews of four Long Beach locations that will be featured in the upcoming Fall Season. 


City’s BizPort Launches During Innovation Week


The City of Long Beach today launched its new online Business Portal, BizPort, a digital ombudsman to help entrepreneurs easily navigate the steps to start, manage, and grow a business. BizPort launched during Innovation Week, which features a series of public events throughout October highlighting the creativity, diversity and entrepreneurial spirit throughout Long Beach.


October Downtown Walking Tour Explores Willmore City


Home to the impressive Victorian Queen Anne Bembridge House and numerous smaller examples of this style, Willmore City was the first residential development in Long Beach. Started in 1881 from a subdivision of the Rancho Los Cerritos, Willmore City contains Drake Park named for Colonel Charles Rivers Drake developer of the Pike amusement complex and the Knoll Park housing development.


Port of Long Beach Photo Gallery Goes On Display Oct. 2


For the fourth year in a row, the Arts Council has partnered with the Port of Long Beach for the Port of Long Beach PHOTO GALLERY, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and professional photographers alike.


AquaLink’s Late-Night Hours Make it Easier to Enjoy the Waterfront


Long Beach Transit announces it will extend AquaLink water taxi service for its late-season schedule commencing Friday, September 23, 2016. The late-season AquaBus schedule will remain the same. Late-season AquaLink service started September 9, 2016.


LB’s Business-friendly Programs Earns City a Spot Among the Eddy Finalists


The City of Long Beach is a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County, an annual award bestowed by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC). In 2009 Long Beach received the Eddy Award as the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County.


Long Beach Serves: Citywide Volunteer Campaign Launches Oct 1


Volunteerism and civic engagement is an ingrained part of Long Beach’s culture. To continue encouraging and promoting volunteerism in Long Beach, the City has launched a citywide volunteer campaign, “Long Beach Serves,” with volunteer activities starting on October 1, and culminating with the October 22, 2016 “National Make a Difference Day.” “Of all the things that make Long Beach such a great city, the most important is our people,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

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