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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.

Could an Activated Corner Be the Catalyst for Revitalization on Pine?

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Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal and Councilmember Lena Gonzalez see great potential in a critical but almost forgotten corner in Downtown Long Beach. Both representatives in the Downtown wish to see the southeast portion of Pine Avenue and Ocean Boulevard come alive with pop-up retail, tourist wayfinding, historical, art or other type of activity similar to what is being done in New York, San Francisco and San Diego.

Residents Invited to Provide Input on Long Beach Boulevard Land Use Plan

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The public is invited to provide input on a land use planning effort that will affect Long Beach Boulevard from Anaheim Street to Wardlow Road. A scoping meeting has been scheduled for today, March 25, at 6:00 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park Community Room, 101 E.

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Invites Residents to Civic Center Project Information Meeting and Open House

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Join First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez in learning more about the NEW Civic Center Project this Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Cesar Chavez Park. We are so excited to share with all of you more about Plenary-Edgemoor’s vision of the Civic Center.

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.

Next Meeting of Long Beach Central Project Area Council to be Held Thursday, July 10

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The Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 10, 2014 on the 11th floor of the Plymouth West residential building at 240 Chestnut Ave., Long Beach, 90802.

Drake/Chavez Greenbelt Opens Saturday to Connect Existing Parks

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Mayor Bob Foster, Vice Mayor Robert Garcia and the Departments of Parks, Recreation & Marine and Public Works invite the public to the dedication of the Drake/Chavez Greenbelt, on Saturday, May 10, at 10 am. The entrance is on the south side of Anaheim Street at Daisy Avenue.

Public Invited to Tot Lot at Loma Vista Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, and Department of Public Works invite the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Tot Lot at Loma Vista Park, 1173 Loma Vista on Wednesday, March 26, at 1 pm.

LB CPAC to Host District 1 City Council Candidates Forum Thursday

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Candidates for Long Beach City Council, District 1 will be participating in an information forum on March 6, sponsored by the Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC). It will begin at 6:30pm at Stevenson Elementary School.

Vice Mayor Garcia Announces Pine Avenue Improvement Project Ready To Go

Mayor Robert Garcia - Photo from Facebook

Vice Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook After years of planning, meeting, and raising the necessary funds, we will be breaking ground on the Pine Avenue Improvement Project in just a few months. This project will include a brand new street from Shoreline Drive to Anaheim, new trees and palms, new scramble crosswalks, creative lighting, new street furniture, trash cans, and much more.

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