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National Library Appreciation Month Kicks Off in Fifth District With Annual Library Roundup


The annual Library Roundup spare coin drive in support of Long Beach Public Libraries, will kick off at Ruth Bach and El Dorado Neighborhood libraries on Saturday, April 5th from 10 am – 2pm with a special outdoor reception at both branches.

Carl Kemp Receives Endorsement From Former Councilmember Rae Gabelich

Carl Kemp

Former Long Beach City Councilmember Rae Gabelich announced her endorsement of Carl Kemp for City Council for the 5th District. Gabelich represented Long Beach’s 8th Council District for two terms.

5th Annual Solar Grand Prix Races in El Dorado Park

solar grand prix

Sixty-nine teams from 19 different schools and organizations in and around Long Beach will compete in the Fifth annual Solar Grand Prix hosted by Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske.

5th District Residents Meet to Discuss Preferential Parking

permit parking

Fifth District residents living in the neighborhood bounded by Conant, Clark, Carson, and Charlemagne, are invited to discuss whether to implement a temporary preferential parking zone in their neighborhood to discourage LBCC students from taking up all the parking spaces on their streets.

Public Invited to Opening Ceremony For El Dorado Dog Park


Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, 5th District Long Beach City Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske, and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the public to a grand opening ceremony for the El Dorado Dog Park on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10 am, in the southeast corner of El Dorado East Regional Park, Area II.

Councilmember’s O’Donnell and Schipske to Host Joint Community Meeting

Fourth District Councilmember Patrick O'Donnell and Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske

Fourth District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell and Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske will host a community meeting at El Dorado Community Center to offer an update on funding for East Long Beach soccer fields at 6 pm, Thursday January 30.

Councilwoman Schipske to Deliver Her Final State of the Fifth Address

Gerrie Schipske

Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske will deliver her seventh annual and final State of the Fifth Council District address on Monday, February 3 at 6 p.m.

Registration Deadline Extended For Fifth Annual Solar Grand Prix


The deadline for Long Beach student teams to register for the Fifth Annual Solar Grand Prix, hosted by Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and the 5th District Sustainability Task Force, has been extended to Wednesday, December 18.

Holiday Fun For Everyone at Fifth District Winter Wonderland’s Real Snow Event

Parks, Recreation, and Marine crew busy decorating Good Neighbor Park to prepare for Winter Wonderland event .

Fifth District families are in for a treat with live caroling and musical performances, real snow and sledding, holiday contests, storytelling, and visits from Santa Claus and the Grinch at the Winter Wonderland event at Good Neighbor Park December 13-14.

Fifth District Winter Wonderland December 13-14


Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and The Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine are hosting the Fifth District Winter Wonderland at Good Neighbor Park December 13-14, complete with real snow, snow sleds, holiday contests, live music and visits from Santa Claus and The Grinch.

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