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Renovations to Begin at Bixby Park


The first phase of planned renovations at Bixby Park is scheduled to begin on July 6, 2015 with the construction of a new playground featuring a 2- to 5-year-old play structure and a 5- to 12-year-old play structure with climbing components and slides, sand play areas, eight swings, a cable climber, two universal access slides, and an additional shaded seating area.

Residents Invited to Grand Opening of Jenni Rivera Memorial Park

Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera

Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilman Dee Andrews, and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite residents to the grand opening of Jenni Rivera Memorial Park, on Thursday, July 2, at 10:00 am.

Councilmember Andrews Receives Two High Profile Endorsements in Bid for Third Term

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews - Photo from Facebook

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook Congresswoman Janice Hahn and Assemblymember Mike Gipson announced their endorsements of Long Beach City Councilmember Dee Andrews today. Support from the two influential Democratic lawmakers comes less than a week after Andrews announced the endorsements of 50 community leaders and Sixth District residents.

Councilwoman Suzie Price to Host Live Safely Community Fair


Councilwoman Suzie Price is hosting a “Live Safely” event, where residents can garner firsthand knowledge from industry professionals on a variety of safety topics. Speakers will share their expertise, giving attendees the opportunity to learn more about how to keep themselves and their families safe from property related crimes and identity theft.

Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Hosting Job Fair June 24

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez and Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network will host a job fair to connect residents with local employers looking to hire. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 9:00 am at the Long Beach Convention Center – Seaside Ballroom, 300 Ocean Boulevard; enter through Seaside Way.

Vice Mayor Lowenthal Hosts Donation & Recycle Day


Looking for a great gift for Dad this weekend? How about some space in the garage? Missed your chance this Spring to clean out your closets, garage and office files?  You have another opportunity during Donation & Recycle Day on Saturday, June 20. 

Councilman Andrews to Host 6th District Youth Employment Fair


Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, and the City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation, & Marine, is pleased to announce the Sixth District Youth Employment Fair, Saturday, June 20th, at 10:00 a.m., at Ernest McBride Park, Social Hall, 1550 Martin Luther King, Jr.

City Council Resolution Supports Preservation of 406 Affordable Housing Units


Last Tuesday night, the Long Beach City Council unanimously passed a resolution that will enable the preservation of 406 units of affordable housing in West Long Beach. The Springdale West Apartments, located at 2095 W.

6th District Free Summer Events Announced


As the summer sun heats up, Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews announces his annual Sixth District Free Family Summer Events in Long Beach. They start in June and run through to September. “I hope everyone will take advantage of these free family events.

Turn in E-waste, Shredding, Appliances at Donation & Recycling Day


Residents who missed their chance during the Spring to clean out their closets, garage and office files will have another opportunity during Donation & Recycle Day on Saturday, June 20 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) at Big Saver Foods on East 7th Street.

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