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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.
Councilmember Suja Lowenthal Councilmember Suja Lowenthal is funding an urban design architect to help stakeholders living and working along 4th & 7th Streets craft a visioning plan for both corridors. The goal is to enhance their status as community serving business corridors while making them safer and more pedestrian friendly.
On April 19, 2014, the Downtown Residential Council (DRC) will hold it’s Inaugural “Egg Rock ‘N Roll Event” at Lincoln Park in the Civic Center on First Street and Pacific Avenue.
Councilmember Suja Lowenthal and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine announced dates and times for three workshops where participants will re-imagine Bixby Park, its community center and playground. Starting on March 29th, 9:00 am at the Bixby Park Community Center, attendees will work with architects and Parks staff to update the existing park master plan, redesign the playground and prioritize over $1.2 million in one-time funding set aside for high priority park and playground projects.
Volunteers are needed for a Community Clean Up hosted by Councilmember Suja Lowenthal on Saturday, March 22 from 9:00am to 12:00pm along the East Seventh Street corridor. Activities will include mulching 125 newly planted trees, litter pick up, chalk stenciling with youth at transit stops, small business meet & greet teams and Go Long Beach reporting crews.
The Second District eWaste & Recycling Drive is the perfect chance to get rid of all sorts of household items following the holidays in a free, fast and ultra-convenient way. What makes this event unique is that we’ll be accepting more than just eWaste, including large appliances, bulk items, cell phones and lightly used clothes and household items.
Commander Rocchi of LBPD’s West Division would like to share with you that there have been several armed robberies in the Beat 8 area mostly south of 5th Street and east of Alamitos for cell phones. Both males and females were victimized as they walked and talked on their smart phones.
Second District Councilmember Lowenthal invites residents to the State of the Second District at the historic Edison Theatre on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Seating for this event is very limited, so RSVP before it’s too late at 562.570.6684.
The City of Long Beach has increased its use of technology to support public safety by installing six security cameras at Drake Park, 951 Maine Ave. “These cameras and others are an additional layer of support in the City’s public safety efforts, because they will serve as a deterrent to would-be criminals,” Mayor Bob Foster said.
Volunteers are needed for a community tree planting along the Seventh Street corridor in Rose Park this weekend. Second District Councilmember Suja Lowenthal, residents and volunteers from Rose Park Neighborhood Association, East Seventh Street Collaboration, Craftsman Village Historic District and North Alamitos Beach Association will also celebrate recent and ongoing improvements contributing to the revitalization of the historic corridor prior to planting trees.