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A 1.5-mile section of Atherton Street between Bellflower Boulevard and Studebaker Road is being improved with new center island medians, curbs and gutters. “More than 37,000 pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users and motorists travel along this street daily, and this street enhancement project will benefit them, the community and our city’s infrastructure as well,” Mayor Bob [...]
Work is entering the final phase on a project to alleviate congestion at the intersection of southbound Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) at Second Street. The project will add a second left turn lane and provide room for right turns onto Second Street without blocking through-traffic, and add sidewalk along PCH.
Looking for a cool place to beat the heat? Join the City of Long Beach and Friends of Colorado Lagoon (FOCL) as they celebrate the Grand Re-opening of the Colorado Lagoon on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. This event will be held at the Colorado Lagoon (5119 E. Colorado Street), near the Wetlands [...]
Patrick O’Donnell, a Long Beach City Councilman and Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) board member, has helped secure $500,000 of grant money to support the Colorado Lagoon Re-vegetation and Restoration Project. The project, as well as the effort to fund it, has been heavily supported by the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon (FOCL).
3rd District Councilmember Gary DeLong is hosting a community meeting to discuss the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2012. Join Councilmember Gary DeLong, City Manager Pat West, and the City’s new Director of Financial Management John Gross as they discuss the proposed budget and listen to community feedback.
On Wednesday several members of the Long Beach community were tragically involved in a plane crash at Long Beach Airport. Mark Bixby and Tom Dean did not survive the crash, and Mike Jensen was critically injured. (An update on Friday, March 18 has Jensen’s condition improving. Doctors have said that his heart and lungs are [...]
Councilwoman Schipske doesn’t understand the facts…again. In her blog yesterday she claims that the purpose of outsourcing street sweeping is so private contractors can contribute to political campaigns. Actually, I think it is just the opposite. Councilwoman Schipske has taken so much from the unions that she puts their interests before her constituents. After all, [...]
The efforts to restore the Los Cerritos Wetlands took a significant step forward with the approval of a $450,000 grant to fund a Habitat Restoration and Public Access Conceptual Plan. “This is a significant milestone for the restoration of the Los Cerritos Wetlands,” said Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority Chair and Long Beach Councilmember Gary DeLong. [...]
Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal SEISMIC SURVEY DEMONSTRATION Please join Vice Mayor Lowenthal for a demonstration activity for residents interested in the seismic survey trucks that will be coming to our part of the city in the coming months. As you may know, Signal Hill Petroleum has been conducting survey tests with four seismic testing trucks [...]
A fourth incident of a male suspect entering a residence while a woman was home alone has occurred. On Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at approx. 12:30 p.m., a lone woman in her residence in the area of Broadway and Bayshore Avenue discovered a male suspect had entered her residence and fled when she began yelling. [...]