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Councilwoman Schipske started the “Community Baby Shower” several years ago to provide a “basic going-home newborn kit” for low-income mothers to use after giving birth in local hospitals. This year, Councilwoman Schipske has again partnered with Long Beach Cares and the Long Beach Public Health Nurses to hold the Community Baby Shower. You may help [...]
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske announced her campaign for Long Beach Mayor today. Schipske, who has served on the Long Beach City Council for the past seven years, said her campaign will focus on creating jobs, improving neighborhood safety and bringing needed reforms to City Hall to increase transparency and accountability. “Long Beach deserves a Mayor who’s [...]
Let’s Get Ready Long Beach Emergency Preparedness Workshop to be Facilitated by KCET Anchor Val Zavala
To help survive the next major earthquake, Federal, State and local emergency officials are coming to Long Beach on Saturday, March 9, 2013 to talk about how to get ready for the “Big One.” The event featuring a number of experts and presentations, will be facilitated by KCET anchor, Val Zavala. Zavala is featured on [...]
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske is asking for a report from the City Public Health Officer concerning educational efforts by the Health Department to inform grocers and their customers about the need to clean reusable bags that may be the source of bacteria. An agenda item asking for the report will be heard in early March. “The [...]
A few lucky Fifth District residents attending the annual free to the public Night at the Aquarium, will have an opportunity to go behind the scenes as part of Open Up Long Beach, to get a look at how the creatures are cared for and what it takes to operate the award winning Aquatic treasure.
During the summer of 2012, Fifth District residents were invited to help identify areas most in need of infrastructure repair through a series of meetings and an online survey ranking system introduced by Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske. “Funding for major capital improvement projects normally only allows an average of one or two street projects to be [...]
On Tuesday, Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske urged Long Beach City College Board of Trustees (LBCC) to continue to offer the Aviation Maintenance Program, which is scheduled for discontinuation this month.
City Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske will deliver her seventh annual State of the 5th Council District address called Six Years of Progress. Residents will be introduced to the new East Division Police Commander Police Commander Paul LeBaron, and the Councilwoman will be joined by City Manager Pat West, Public Works Director Mike Conway, and other City [...]
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske invites residents to the 7th Annual State of the 5th Council District Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Long Beach Water Treatment Plant.
The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, December 15th, will include a tribute to Sergeant Thomas R MacPherson who was recently killed in Afghanistan with the commemoration of a Hometown Hero banner in his honor. Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and the Long Beach Rosie the [...]