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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 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.


Lisa Vanderpump Named Celebrity Grand Marshal For Long Beach Pride Parade


Lisa Vanderpump The City of Long Beach is about to get PUMPED! Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride is proud to announce that LGBTQ advocate and TV personality, Lisa Vanderpump, will be participating as the Celebrity Parade Grand Marshal in the 34th Annual Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade on May 21, 2017.


Long Beach Launches Campaign to Reduce Cigarette Litter in Commercial Corridors


The City of Long Beach has launched the Can Your Butts campaign at Gallagher’s Pub and Grill, located at 2751 East Broadway. The campaign promotes a clean, safe, and litter-free community by offering education and assistance to Long Beach restaurants, bars and other businesses to reduce cigarette litter in commercial corridors.


St. Anthony High School Students Among Over 1,000 Students From Long Beach Attend Carousel at Musical Theatre West


Students from St. Anthony High School’s (SAHS) Theater I and Theater II classes attended a production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic, Carousel, on Thursday, March 30th.  The production is set to run from March 24th – April 19th at the Carpenter Center which is located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach.


Ian Williams Wins Congressional Cup 2017


In a series of matches that were as mercurial as the weather, Ian Williams (GBR) and his team GAC Pindar triumphed in the 53rd Congressional Cup, beating Johnie Berntsson (SWE) in a fifth and final winner-take-all match.


Long Beach Transit Debuts Battery-Electric Buses


On Friday, March 31, Long Beach Transit released three battery-electric buses into regular service on the complimentary, downtown Passport route. The zero-emission buses are a first for Long Beach and a milestone for the transit agency.


Port OKs $46M Grant Program, Plans Workshops for Applicants


Attendees offer input on their priorities for the Port Community Grants Program during an October 2016 workshop at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library. The Port of Long Beach will accept grant applications later this year from local organizations to bring health programs and new air filters to communities most affected by cargo movement in San Pedro Bay.


Public Invited to Trans Day of Visibility at Harvey Milk Park on Friday, March 31


The City of Long Beach, in collaboration with Work Evolution, will be hosting Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) at Harvey Milk Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. The public is invited to come and enjoy opera, theater, and spoken word that celebrates and raises awareness on the current struggle and discrimination faced by transgender people.


Long Beach Adopts Gender-Neutral Restrooms


  The City of Long Beach is requiring that all single-user restrooms in any business, City and government building, and other public places be available to all genders, and have new accompanying signage, as mandated by State Assembly Bill 1732, which went into effect on March 1, 2017.

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