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Centro CHA, Mayor Garcia and Councilperson Gonzalez Host Panel Discussion on Latino Urbanism


Centro CHA, Mayor Robert Garcia and First District Councilperson Lena Gonzalez are sponsoring an important lecture and panel discussion, Latino Urbanism: Defining a Model for Economic and Cultural Development on Thursday, October 13, 2016, 4:30-7 PM at the Museum of Latin American Art.

City Activates New Traffic Signal at Pacific Avenue and 14th Street


  The City of Long Beach activated a new traffic signal, as well as LED street lights, at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and 14th Street. New pedestrian sidewalks, way-finding signage and sharrows are also being added in the area.

Public Invited to Fitness Zone Grand Opening at Cesar E. Chavez Park


The public is invited to attend a Grand Opening Celebration for the Cesar E. Chavez Park Fitness Zone and Loop, located at 401 Golden Avenue on Saturday, April 2, at 8:30 am.

Sidewalk Improvements To Begin on Alamitos Avenue


The City of Long Beach will begin street and sidewalk improvements on Alamitos Avenue, between 7th Street and Orange Avenue. “These infrastructure improvements will increase safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez to Unveil Transformed La Reina Way

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez will unveil the transformation of La Reina Way near Chestnut Avenue on Saturday, February 6, at 9:00 am. La Reina Way is one of many “Courts and Ways” in the Willmore City neighborhood.

Beach Streets Downtown Event to Offer Cars Free People-Powered Fun Along The Broadway Corridor


The Broadway corridor will spring to life on Saturday, March 19, for the Beach Streets Downtown Open Street event from Pine Avenue to Euclid Avenue, and will feature thousands of people walking, bicycling and socializing on car-free streets.

Councilwoman Gonzalez Invites Community to 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez invites the Long Beach community to attend the 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration in the First District on Pine Avenue on Saturday, November 7th from 5-10 PM.

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?


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


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.

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