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Renovations to Begin at Bixby Park


The first phase of planned renovations at Bixby Park is scheduled to begin on July 6, 2015 with the construction of a new playground featuring a 2- to 5-year-old play structure and a 5- to 12-year-old play structure with climbing components and slides, sand play areas, eight swings, a cable climber, two universal access slides, and an additional shaded seating area.

Vice Mayor Lowenthal Hosts Donation & Recycle Day


Looking for a great gift for Dad this weekend? How about some space in the garage? Missed your chance this Spring to clean out your closets, garage and office files?  You have another opportunity during Donation & Recycle Day on Saturday, June 20. 

Turn in E-waste, Shredding, Appliances at Donation & Recycling Day


Residents who missed their chance during the Spring to clean out their closets, garage and office files will have another opportunity during Donation & Recycle Day on Saturday, June 20 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) at Big Saver Foods on East 7th Street.

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.

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Invites Residents to the State of the Second District

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal District 2 residents and businesses are invited to join Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal at the State of the Second District event on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. This year the event is being held at the beautifully restored Loft on Pine.

Bixby Park adds Saturday Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal announced yesterday that Local Harvest is adding Saturdays to their already successful Tuesday night farmers market at Bixby Park. The Bixby Park Farmers Market will operate from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm every Saturday, starting on the first day of spring – March 21.

Former Immanuel Church to Become New Affordable Senior Housing


On Friday, the adaptive reuse process began for rehabilitating the former Immanuel Church, 3215 E. 3rd St., into a new affordable senior housing development. Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), Thomas Safran & Associates, and Clifford Beers Housing, Inc.

Vice Mayor Lowenthal Honors Stewards of the Second District

Fire Station #2 were one of 72 recipients honored as a Steward of the Second District earlier this month.

Fire Station #2 were one of 72 recipients honored as a Steward of the Second District earlier this month. On Thursday, December 11, 2014 Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal recognized 72 residents, businesses, community groups and city staff as “Stewards of the Second District”, because of their leadership and commitment to our community and the City of Long Beach.

Mayor Garcia and Vice Mayor Lowenthal Host Grand Re-Opening of Miracle on Fourth Street Park


Mayor Robert Garcia, Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine, and Public Works invite the public to the grand re-opening of Miracle on 4th Street Park after a recent renovation. The event will be held on Saturday, December 6, at 10:30 am at Miracle on 4th Street Park, 1518 E.

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Hosts “Council in the Park” Today

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, October 28th, 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.

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