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The Harvey Milk Promenade Park is an example of how a small, well designed open space can transform its surroundings and provide a profound purpose …
Last week, the City Council began formal deliberations on the City’s budget for FY 2013. “We’ve done a good job of bringing down our expenses over the past few difficult years, and there is light at the end of the tunnel,” said Vice Mayor Robert Garcia. “Still, this year’s budget will be challenging, with a [...]
The office of 1st District City Councilmember Robert Garcia and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Craftsman Village Park on Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at Craftsman Village Park is located at 851 Orange Avenue in Long Beach. Light refreshments will be [...]
Councilmember Robert Garcia has introduced two new pieces of legislation for the February 7 City Council meeting agenda, both aimed at improving the health of Long Beach residents by encouraging participation in physical fitness, extending healthful food choices into underserved neighborhoods, and creating policies that support nutrition, exercise, and a healthy lifestyle. Both items are [...]
The Downtown Residential Council (DRC), will hold its end of the year holiday forum December 19, 2011 at Avia Long Beach. Meetings are free, open to the public, and all Downtown residents are encouraged to attend. The Downtown Residential Council is comprised of resident leaders from the six Downtown neighborhood associations: Promenade Area Residents Association, [...]
Leap back more than a century and experience a family style celebration in the lovingly decorated historic Bembridge House 953 Park Circle, Long Beach Sunday December 4th from noon-4 pm. There will be crafts for children in the carriage house, Christmas favors, refreshments, music and a holiday photo opportunity with Santa in a vintage fire [...]
Councilmember Garcia to Host Second Annual State of the First District and “Go Long Beach Awards” Tuesday
First District City Councilmember Dr. Robert Garcia presents the Second Annual State of the First District and “Go Long Beach Awards” this Tuesday, October 25, at 6pm at the Jenny Oropeza Community Center, 401 Golden Avenue.
Councilmember Robert Garcia of the 1st District, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA), Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and the Arts Council for Long Beach invite the community to the dedication of new neighborhood street banners in the East Village Arts District. The event will take place Tuesday, September 27 at 10:30 a.m. in front [...]
The Office of 1st District City Councilmember Robert Garcia and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the community to the grand opening of the 14th Street Park basketball courts on Saturday, September 24, at 11 am. A short ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 14th Street between Pine and Locust Avenues before [...]
Molina Family and Artist Gregorio Luke Selected Parade Marshals for 3rd Annual Latin American Parade & Festival
On Monday the office of Council Member Robert Garcia and the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) announced that the Molina Family will serve as Grand Marshal, and local artist Gregorio Luke will be honored as Community Marshal at the 3rd Annual Latin American Parade & Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2011.