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Public Invited to 14th Street Park Fitness Zone Opening Ceremony

Courtesy of the city of Long Beach.

Courtesy of the city of Long Beach. Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine and Public Works invite the public to an opening ceremony for the new Fitness Zone at 14th Street Park, between Locust Avenue and Palmer Court, on Saturday, October 25.

Vote for Your Favorite Design: Camp Bixby or Bixby Beach

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Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal and Parks, Recreation & Marine invite interested stakeholders to help design a new and improved Bixby Park playground on Saturday, October 25 at 9:00 am in the Bixby Park community center. The third and final meeting date was changed to Saturday morning for residents who may not have been able to make the previous weeknight meetings.

Closing Ceremony for Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool This Sunday, Oct. 26

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Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember Suzie Price, the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Marine, and the Tidelands Capital Improvement Division invite the public to the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool “Closing Ceremony” on Sunday, Oct.

Councilmember Austin Hosts Community Meeting on Vision For Market Street Corridor

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Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin and the Long Beach Office of Sustainability will host a community meeting featuring experts from non-profit Global Green USA to discuss a future vision for the Market Street corridor and surrounding community.

North Neighborhood Library Groundbreaking Ceremony Set For Saturday, October 25

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Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Rex Richardson and Al Austin and the Department of Library Services invite the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new North Neighborhood Library, at 10 am on Saturday, October 25, at 5870 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach.

Council Votes in Favor of Naming Park in Honor of Jenni Rivera

Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera

Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera The Long Beach City Council voted 8-0 in favor of moving forward with Councilman Dee Andrews legislative item requesting the Long Beach City Council to consider naming a park in the 6th District in honor of Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera.

Councilmember Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Kerr Join to Establish North Long Beach “Whole Village” Initiative

Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Megan Kerr

Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Megan Kerr On October 14th, Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Board Member Megan Kerr announced a collaboration establishing the North Long Beach “Whole Village” Initiative.

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

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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.

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