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Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal to Host “Council in the Park”

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, September 30, asking residents to stop for a chat while they are shopping at the Bixby Park Farmers Market. Council in the Park gives residents a chance to visit with the Vice Mayor and her staff outside of normal business hours and promotes activities in the park such as the farmers market.

Renovations Underway For City’s First Mini-Park


The City’s first mini-park, Miracle on 4th Street Park, located at 1518 E. 4th St, is getting a much-needed renovation. “These improvements at Miracle on 4th Street Park will benefit children, families and the entire community,” Mayor Robert Garcia said.

Final 4th & 7th Street Visioning Workshops to Be Held Saturday

4th St and 7th St Visioning Workshops

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal invites residents and businesses along 4th Street and 7th Street to attend the 3rd and final visioning workshop planned for each corridor on Saturday, September 20th. Stakeholders will hear recommendations from urban design architects RSAUD/UTILE based on their feedback from two prior workshops.

City Council Learns About The Great Garbage Patch from Captain Charles Moore Today

Great Pacific Garbage Patch, photo by Lindsey Hoshaw

Great Pacific Garbage Patch, photo by Lindsey Hoshaw Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal has invited Captain Charles Moore from Algalita Marine Research & Education in Long Beach to share his observations and plastic trash at City Council from a recent trip to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Councilmember Uranga Invites Residents to the 15th Annual Long Beach Unity Festival


Councilmember Roberto Uranga invites you to join him this Saturday for the 15th Annual Long Beach Music & Arts Unity Festival! The Long Beach Unity Festival is the culmination of a year long series of events designed to encourage people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds to participate and unify the community in Greater Long Beach.

Councilmember Roberto Uranga Hosts Community Meeting on Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Today

Seventh District Councilmember Roberto Uranga

Seventh District Councilmember Roberto Uranga You are invited to join Long Beach City Manager Pat West and the Office of Mayor Robert Garcia to discuss how the recently adopted Fiscal Year 2015 budget will affect our Seventh District neighborhoods.

The Long Beach Central Project Area Council Host Monthly Meeting Sept. 4


The Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC) will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, September 4, 2014 in the Community Room of the Long Beach Blvd. / Burnett Apartments at 2355 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, 90806.

Residents Invited to Promenade Square Park Playground Planning Workshop


Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal invites residents to join the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, the Promenade Area Residents Association and Council District 2 for a playground planning workshop to discuss the location, size and elements of a small children’s playground space in Promenade Square Park in Downtown Long Beach.

1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park Continues Sept. 6


1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park, a new monthly event focusing on highlighting local musical talent, theater, and other performance groups to perform at the Historic Bixby Band Shell held its inaugural event earlier this month.

More Than 1,000 Kids to Receive Backpacks and School Supplies, Saturday

National Make A Difference Day

Councilmember Al Austin and the Andy Street Community Association are joining together to help more than 1,000 kids get ready for the start of school. On Saturday, schoolchildren are scheduled to receive backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as free haircuts, health screenings and free food at the “Back to School Summer Blast.” During the event, there will also be an opportunity for community members to provide input on what they would like Phase II of Davenport Park to look like.

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